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They are mostly lame
but do-one is very brave.
Say your passion, your believes,
challenge the things in this losing world. Corporate feudalism makes anyone without power nothing. As poets we can challenge that.. The most important thing is that corporatism is totalitarianism and if we don't fight we become feudal serfs. Nothing. We can make a difference. Greed is the evil that is destroying the planet. Challenge it at every possibility. We are the entire human population, we must win if we stand up for human co-operation and goodness.
If you believe in greed you will lose to corporations without accounatability. We need to destroy the concept of corporate un-accounatability. We are humans with rights.

And we can write good poetry about it. Anna and Roscoe do.

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Simply, a corporation is not a person by any stretch of the imagination. Corporations for the most part (though there are ethical ones that recreate a sense of justice, fairness and equality.) that function in that shared sense of humanity are few and far inbetween.

When I was a Realtor, I realized money is the last acceptable discrimination. Corporation is the last remaining monarchy.

~Anna

It has few poetic values but a profound truth that makes it poetry, regardless of form.

I willl not insult you by pretending you are not the truth sayer that says all that needs to be said.

Love you more than you love me.

cheers,
Jess
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Rolling on the floor laughing my arse off. Sometimes one just has to *spell it out*. ;-)

~A

which I don't. Corporate culture is evil. If they do good it is self-serving public relations. They have no motive but profit regardless of consequences.

If corporations have human rights they must have human accountability. As humans can be sent to jail, deprived of their citizen's right to vote, destroyed financially, so should corporations be.

Bankrupt the fuckers and send the CEO's, the Boards of Directors and the Shareholders to jail.

cheers,
Jess
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I've been proposing to have a world-wide work stoppage for a week. No one buy anything that isn't an absolute necessity and no one going to work (except for those absolutely necessary--fire-police, doctors/nurses). Let the corporations REALIZE WHO BUYS their products in order to make the fucking grotesque profits at our expense. And then let them go to work and see how it feels to put in real labor for pennies an hour (at their new locations where they moved so they wouldn't have to pay American, etc. wages). Let 'em try see exactly what *eking out a living* is. I can tell you stories right here in Cleveland where so many folks line up for jobs, that minimum wage is not even an issue. The job placers take the ones who ask for the least, regardless of their expertise. As a matter of fact, it's *I can work for less than you can.*

It's criminal abuse of the capitalist system. It's CITIZEN ABUSE, that few people recognize.

Oh, and btw, let 'em start with the sanitation department, and then think about all the folks in the world who eke out a living/sustenance garbage picking.

~A

I would just say kill all the CEOs, the Boards of Directors, and all the unaccountable Shareholders.

Anarchism would ensue, but guess what. There would be more employment, more food and education because that's what people want.

Republicans and all the rest of the lunatic filthily rich power monger right wing would lose their obscene power and wealth.

And I would demand a live round in the firing squad.

Not that I wouldn't vomit and feel huge trauma afterwards, but some of these pricks must die.

cheers,
Jess
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I'm not too sure killing people is the answer. During this time of economic distress it is the corporate employers who have the upper hand and they are using it as an excuse to engage in abusive practices . But guess what? Nothing lasts for ever. And when the economy improves (which it Will) these same abusive employers will suddenly find themselves without workers and their reputations for ruthlessness will make it near impossible for them to recruite replacements. The market place will put them out of business.
There will also likely be a push to bust up the truly large corporations as they will be deemed to be not in the best interest of society. Such has happened before and I expect the 1st to be split apart will be the biggest banks, Such has even been called for by bankers themselves.
BTW Jess, are you also going to shoot the lunatic filthy rich Democrats? For wealth is not monopolized by any one party.
I consider myself neither Republican nor Democrat. I am an independent who owes my loyalty to no single party. For too many in both party have come to believe they owe their loyalty to party 1st and country 2nd. But the pendelum swings and it is swinging now. It is the independent voter who will make the difference in the coming elections, not the extremists in either party. Oh well....end of rant................stan

it is totally religion based.
Kill cows and vegetables for food.
Kill humans for evil.

Not poor criminals, they are just victims of society.

Kill CEOs and shareholders who condone killing people by starvation and the destruction of the planet.

cheers,
Jess
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What the hell is going on where 10% of the worlds population live in luxury,
Suppressing the rest to live on or near the poverty line.
If you are not one of the 10% then why is it that with the power they have they are not capable of sorting the worlds uneven lifestyles out.
Stop all this celebrity crap, sort out how much should be paid to these crap heads, that have no feelings for the rest of mankind, as to your so called elite they should be brought to task.
It's a bloody laugh that the so called communist block that collapsed has Billionaires buying English football teams, it's a wonder that their isn't another revolution there again.
Look what you in the States pay those bankers, film stars and other bosses or celebrities.
We are so clever here in the UK we buy a Bank that has gone bust,with our Taxes and then pay the bosses that knackered it, a bonus up in the Millions, and the people seem to be powerless to do a thing about it??
The Rubbish/Garbage collector on his minimum wage, came by and collected or rubbish today, if he hadn't done this job the country would come to a stop.
As all the other people on minimum wages or as much as those rich controllers will let them have or think they are worth, they are the life blood of the nations and it's about time it was sorted.
It is Sunday and I stood on a box to type this LOL..
Have a lovely day out there I shall check to see if my pension has gone in the broken bank today so that I can eat tomorrow..
Love you all no matter what, Yours Ian.T

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There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

[grins]

cheers,
Jess
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if we stopped supporting the movie stars/productions and the football games etc, by buying the tickets and going to the shows and screaming our 'love' and support for these people... but that's never going to happen because of all the dead heads who need to have a 'hero' to worship.

we closer ro the poverty line are just as responsible for our position...
just one thought of many...

love judy
xxx

'Each for the joy of the working, and each, in his separate star,
shall draw the Thing as he sees It, for the God of Things as They are.'
(Rudyard Kipling)

Just a thought, but I suppose as many things they are allowed to keep us in our caves..
I use to say if we didn't have those screaming football supporters at the weekends the Asylums would be overflowing.
What a thing we have spawned, ask the women to go on sex strike until it is sorted out lol Something may happen.
I wonder how many people in poverty the world can sustain before there is either a blood bath or another great plague.. I see Ebola has started in Uganda this weekend ?????
Have a lovely weekend all of you we shall resume the worry next weekend,
Yours Loving you all Ian.T

PS:- I expect some noise, for saying about the sex strike LOL

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There are a million reasons to believe in yourself,
So find more reasons to believe in others..

among the top of those who recieve tips in the taxi business. Do you know why?
I am courteous, I care about the people that ride with me, and I treat them with respect. That is something that most of these corporations and business don't do. They take advantage of all the power that they have. The profit margin is the bottom line! They will, as Kailashana says; pay the least amount of wages that they can get away with, to boost profit. Which means that they will send manufacturing jobs overseas [taking them away from our own countries]. However, don't put all the blame on corporations. Every day, I talk with people who say that their employees and co-workers shirk their duties by hiding in food-lockers and texting their girl/boy friends even though they have only been at work for a few hours and in some cases minutes! My mother, who at 74 and weighed 98 lbs. soaking wet with both pockets full of rocks, was working for a maid service cleaning apts. and had two girls working with her. They each outweighed her by at least a hundred lbs. She told one of them that she had to pull the refridgerator out and sweep behind it. The girl replied that it was too heavy, she couldn't move that, [without even trying] my mother grabbed ahold of it and pulled it away from the wall and told her to sweep behind it and left the room. When she came back a few minutes later, the girl had walked off the job!
The other one was handed a toilet brush and told to clean the toilet. She left at lunch-break and didn't come back! Toilet uncleaned! Many workers today, don't have any work ethic and I'm sure that it doesn't just apply to minimum wage earners. In the taxi-business, I pick up young girls in their late teens and early twenties, with two or more kids hanging on their ankles, who have two or three thousand dollars of gold around their necks, wearing designer jeans, loading two hundred dollar strollers in the back of my van and are talking on $4oo cell-phones about how they just bought their kid who can't even walk yet, $80 sneakers. Their boyfriends are living with them in subsidized housing selling drugs. Guess where I'm dropping them off! Social-Services! Who do you think pays for all of their medical, housing and food-stamps? Us! Parents today think that putting food in the kids mouth, a roof over their head and clothes on their backs is raising them! They don't teach them that they should work for a living. They teach them by example: Have two or three kids and your welfare check will be bigger. This is how you beat the system. The buck doesn't stop here, [in my pocket] it goes to all the greedy, self-serving corporations and people that make them up! If you want to kill people, kill the ones that are a drain on society and those who make it possible! I can't afford a $400 cell-phone, I wear sterling silver, and have to work four days a week to supplement my social-security check so that I can drive a 13 yr. old car and maybe take my wife to the burger-joint for a treat. And how about these Congressmen and Senators that vote themselves raises and tell me they are going to cut my medical benifits because the government has to save money? ~ Gee

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