Click here to go to the Home Page Manifest Destiny on a Global Scale - Sharp n’ Blunt - By Desi Cortez - Columnist

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Give the people what they want.

America’s streets are, at long-last, being invaded, seized, alas occupied - by, can you believe it... White folks - who’ve just had that 2:37 in the AM wake-your-ass-up call; yes, either we all stand together... or we’ll all swing together. BC Question: What will it take to bring Obama home?Believe it, this country’s “Everyday people” who sing-a-simple-ass song have been compelled to stand-up and speak-out... finally.

Power to the people...

Butchers, bakers and even college educated computer-chip makers seem to have heard the call, they’re coming to an hard-realization, an era-enlightenment; they too constitute the little people. The 99% of us who get-up and go to work everyday, some from can’t see to can’t see - and all this hard work, its not to thrive, but to merely survive... 1 maybe 2 paychecks from “Hit the road Jack n’ Jackie!”

And as far as Wall Street sees it, 99% of Americans... well, they’re expendable.

And who are the fat-rats who’ve betrayed “we, the people?”

It be the top-tier, the top 1% who’ve apparently little, if any loyalty to a - and this is critical - a darkening America. Nor will they adhere to any common rules of financial decency. Instead, these elitists have manipulated the rules of fair trade and commerce, hand-crafting an economic environment of unbridled, unchecked, cutthroat capitalism.

Greed gone wild.

Who’s to say where this “hi n’ all-so-mighty” mentality stems from? Perhaps from a number of sources; a historical sense-of privilege, a false-sense of overall human superiority, or flip-it, feelings of obvious inferiority. Nevertheless, America’s aristocrats have purchased “for sale” politicians, who’ve in turn done what they were instructed to do - sabotage the US economic system in order to fatten the already fat pockets of Rush Limbaugh obese fat-cats.

He who has the Gold, regardless of how the wealth / power was amassed... makes the rules. Believe it baby - that’s the rich White American man’s Way... all that glitters is Gold.

Yes, even atop the Manhattan skyscraper, on the 187th floor, or behind Piranha-stocked moats and gun-turret topped electrified walls surrounding lily-White communes... it’s all about livin’ a life full of nothin’ but bitchs n’ money.

Now, in-order to understand where this bleached-out Tony Montana “the world is mine” mentality may be rooted, look to no other then aspiring American Aristocrat Mitt Romney - the flexible, bend-over-able “Plastic Man” who’s rightfully catching hell because, yes, he does belong to a... religious “cult,” Mormonism, - even in the eyes his holier-then-thou bible-totin’ religious Rednecks on the “Far-Out Right” - yet that’s neither here nor there.

Here’s where the flip-flop, flim-flam man is on-the-money, as he recently summed-up the American global perspective of his country club comrade’s “rightful place.” "This century must be an American century. In an American century, America has the strongest economy and the strongest military in the world," Romney says. "God did not create this country to be a nation of followers. America is not destined to be one of several equally balanced global powers. America must lead the world, or someone else will.”

There! That mindset is what’s wrong with America - such a burning desire to lead, to dominate... dominate by any manipulative, diabolical means required. The Military / industrial / prison / pharmaceutical / energy / tech / finance complex... run-amok. What we’ve got here is 21st century Imperialism - instead of holding hands with the inhabitants of the world and singing “It’s A Small World.”

Clearly when Mitt and the Mormon Tabernacle choir sing, “He’s got the Whole World in His Hands” they don’t mean the Big “G” up in the sky’s hand... they mean their own mitts.

Mitt is fronting America’s self-proclaimed nobility, the landed-class, well-above gentry, but slightly below royalty - these are the greedy-ass bastards who’ve pulled the rug from beneath “real Americans,” the patriots protesting in America’s streets. Those people pushed there by the unscrupulous businessmen Romney “fronts” - who at the end of the day - seek to exploit economically all the semi-slaves on all-sides of the political spectrum, and who hope to see worker-ants on the Right at the throats of Worker-bees on the Left.

When Romney speaks of “global domination” he means financially first n’ foremost, followed by his version of American cultural being exported to the four-corners of the globe - forcing, via the barrel of a gun, all-the-world to assimilate and accommodate his twisted version of the American way of Life.

“Money is God, and God is money.”

Here, in the ol’ US of A, moo-lah is everything, and you do anything to have more of it. You can never, ever have too much cold-cash. Please note GE, General Electric, pulled every accounting trick in the book - in order to make 14.2 billion in profits last year... and not pay a red-nickle on it in taxes.

Their high class peers applauded them, while the stock-holding citizens could care less if their hard earned monies are invested in traitorous operations like GE, Whirlpool and countless other US business - who’ve moved tens-of-thousands of “build-a-dream-on” head-of-the-household 45 hours-a-week j-o-b-s to China, Mexico... Pluto - in some calculated cutthroat effort to increase their profit margins.

Just make mo’ money baby.

Now here, wait a minute. Can I make it funky? General Electrics’ Chief Executive, Jeffrey Immelt, is one of President Obama’s advisers for U.S. job creation...

And wait; can I get down one-more-time? Tell me, can I?

Herman Cain, yes the House Negro who sings ol’ southern serenades to the Daughters of the Confederacy crowds - who sits on various and numerous multinational corporate boards, as window dressin’, where he’s paid - about $400,000 a year to rubber-stamp the exodus of all those jobs - as he declares that US citizens who don’t have a job, or can’t attain the economic heights they seek, can’t seem to ever achieve the levels of financial security and stability they long for - we’ve no one to blame but ourselves.

Ain’t that a...

As Cain and his wealthy frat-brothers eliminate the societal tools needed to build an American Dream, they arrogantly taunt the masses, tell us to get-up off our lazy asses and work as hard as they do. Yeah right, that’s another one of those “don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s spring showers.”

The people gathering across America recognize who’s vying for the Oval Office and sadly who’s advising this current President - they understand the fox is in the hen-house. As a matter of fact, the Little Red Roster let him in the front door. The game is fixed, rigged, we’re set up to fail, born to lose.

Immelt, while having the ear of Obama - is no friend to the working man n’ woman. He’s wed to the interest of individuals who despise Organized labor and worker solidarity - he’s apart of the base corporate element who’d like to break the backbone of America’s working-class and middle-class, in-order to maximize Wall Street’s profits - and they predominate and dominate the US political scene.

And you can’t spit in this present White House without hitting one just like Immelt.

With allies fighting for the common folk like Immelt... who needs enemies like Eric Cantor, the Republican TEA Party Grand Pooh-Pah who has already displayed his arrogance and disconnection by branding the folks amassing in this country’s major metropolises. “I, for one, am increasingly concerned about the growing mobs occupying Wall Street and the other cities across the country,” Cantor said. “Believe it or not, some in this town have actually condoned the pitting of Americans against Americans.”

Next Cantor, who at the whim of his master’s -The Koch brothers - elitists who fly no flag, harbor no loyalty towards this country’s workers - this political prostitute and his fellow congressman will call for the folks in the streets, the “mob” members to be barred from the streets, branded on their foreheads for easy identification, if not the out right extermination.

This is the line in the sand being drawn, right here before our eyes. The riff-raft... the unwashed masses, you n’ I, us - the 95%, or 98% deliberately pitted against America’s self-anointed royalty... the rich, who by mere coincidence, just happen to be white males, who find themselves atop the world. Columnist, Desi Cortez, was hatched in the heart of Dixie, circa 1961, at the dawning of the age of Aquarius, the by-product of four dynamic individuals, Raised in South-Central LA, the 213, at age 14 transplanted to the base of the Rockies, Denver. Still a Mile-Hi. Sat at the feet of scholars for many, many moons, emerging with a desire and direction… if not a sheep-skin. Meandered thru life; gone a-lot places, done a-lot of things, raised a man-cub into a good, strong man, produced a beautiful baby-girl with my lover/woman/soul-mate… aired my mind on the airwaves and wrote some stuff along the way. Click here to contact Desi.

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