Monday, September 15, 2008

Obama Campaign Needs New Slogan

Forget the gratuitous “Yes, we CAN!” and make that "It's not the Economy, Stupid. IT'S YOUR JOB!"

Carpe Diem, Barry! Read the news. It's Grey Monday, the economy is tanking and the India lobby wants our jobs and only you, Barry - just like Smokey -- can prevent forest fires! Go for it! Run!
Obama needs a new campaign slogan. And no, not in deference to the safe, pandering commitment of raising the minimum wage at the poverty level but for protecting high paying jobs against this wholesale sell out of millions of American white collar jobs that Obama, just like McCain, pledges to support Congress and their cheap labor agenda.
So why don't Democrats unite against this outrageous job killing agenda that is, as Rob Oak explains, also being “led by the supposed party that wants to help the middle class….is completely about corporate lobbyists, flooding the labor market even while corporations are laying people off in droves and in complete alignment with multinational corporations’ cheap labor demands”?


With the economy continuing its meltdown and white collar jobs literally and legally – yes legally, for lack of any credible, accountable oversight and legislation to stop it --- being taken from our educated citizens and handed to foreign workers who are paid less, Citizen Carrie of Carrie’s Nation offers this account of one HP employee, Clayton Cramer in Boise, ID, who was recently laid off only to find his job being advertised! Hey, Barry, that’s pretty cool, huh?

With Bear Stearns Cos., Merrill Lynch & Co. and more than 10 banks who couldn't survive this year's credit crunch that has amounted to the greatest gutting of Wall Street since the Depression, it is now Obama’s turn to show us what the Democrats have in their arsenal to stand up for Main Street. So far, Obama is just as down with kicking American white collar professionals to the curb as McCain! The Duopoly rocks, doesn’t it?

While holding a CHANGE WE NEED event today in Grand Junction, CO, Obama correctly noted that “too many folks in Washington and on Wall Street weren’t minding the store.” “Change” for Obama supporters means being OK with kicking white collar Americans to the curb. During this economic downturn when there are not enough white collar jobs for our own citizens, Obama is FOR raising and or eliminating the H-1b visa cap to kill off white collar job opportunities for Americans.

"For eight years, we've had policies that have shredded consumer protections, loosened oversight and regulation, and encouraged outsized bonuses to CEOs while ignoring middle-class Americans. The result is the most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression."

Note that the duopoly corporate candidate and Big Money Obama carefully leaves out ANY mention whatsoever in his smooth speech of how millions of educated, middle and upper middle class Americans are supposed to support themselves once he cleanses America of its white collar professionals:

"Well now, instead of prosperity trickling down, the pain has trickled up -- from the struggles of hardworking Americans on Main Street to the largest firms of Wall Street. This country cannot afford another four years of this failed philosophy."

Whose Main Street, Barry? The one’s where dishwashers work or the ones where white collar professionals like former HP employee Clayton Cramer is now standing in line on at the unemployment office? As I cited in a previous post, Alan Greenspan's feudal lord slavery recipe is to cook up an "INCOME (In) EQUALITY" formula for turning this country into a third world caste system of have and have nots by continual reductions in wages for middle class educated Americans, leaving more profits for the Neo-Frat Boy corporate state.

Party on, plebes!



Citizen Carrie said...

The more I'm looking into this mess, the more I see how Alan Greenspan seems to have this obsession with the idea of lowering the salaries of the middle class so the savings SUPPOSEDLY (wink, wink) will be used to raise the wages of the lower classes.

STUPID, STUPID me. I was somewhat aware of what he was saying, but it didn't sink in until recently. It's amazing how frank he's been about the notion for so long, yet his ideas seemed to slip under a lot of people's radar.

2Truthy said...

CC, Now what would make you think that this great nation would ever depart from the "One for you, Three for me" school of economics?

According to Greenspan's Americanized school of caste system economics, the U.S. has Mexico to insure that lower class wages will stay lower until now and Kingdom Come!

Greenspan's splendid Income Inequality formula is based upon the quaint notion of making sure that profits are never, ever, EVER sacrificed on those dreaded, educated middle class 'peons' but instead bypass that dreadful heap and go straight to what is considered "the top."