Friday, May 21, 2010

Randi Rhodes Newsletter for Friday May 21st 2010

Rand Paul continues to provide a glimpse behind the curtain of today’s conservatives – one that rarely sees the light of day given how out of step with the rest of America these people have become. For example, Obama’s criticism of BP is considered “un-American”, and you can add the Fair Housing Act to Rand Paul’s dreams of private property exempt from anti-discrimination laws.
However, finding Rand Paul sympathizers is no more difficult than tuning into Fox News ( video) or talking to a Libertarian. There are limits to Paul’s hatred of government, though. Specifically when it comes to Medicare payments to him personally – in his words, “Physicians should be allowed to make a comfortable living.”
Rand Paul’s spokesperson had to resign last year after it was revealed that he left “Happy Ni***r Day” MLK posts up on his MySpace page for an entire year, in addition to some other racist nuggets. See the posts
On the Spill, Baby, Spill front, 20 times more oil could be gushing into the Gulf than previously estimated by BP. Why lowball it? To save money in court, of course. Meanwhile, Fishermen are getting sick from BP’s chemicals and the EPA has ordered BP to change its dispersant chemicals to something a little less poisonous. And the Texas lab analyzing contamination samples counts BP among their largest clients.>>> MORE

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