STATE OF THE ANTI-UNION
UNGRATEFUL IMMIGRANT SON SLAMS AMERICA, CASHES HER CHECKS
REPUBLICANS SEND RADICAL RIGHT-WING RELIGIOUS NUT TO SABOTAGE RECOVERY
"Gov. Bobby Jindals Republican Response To Obama's State of Union Address; Part 1/2, 02-24-09"
I got mine, baby, SCREW you!
Piyush "Bobby" Jindal Wants The U.S. Recovery To F**k Up Like The Louisiana Recovery Did Under Bush
Directly or indirectly, everyone in the Jindal family works for or with the government. And everything they do hurts ordinary Americans. These are the kinds of people you want making and implementing public policy? Hypocrites?
"Republicans are not competent to govern," the crazed Louisiana Governor mewled over and over in his little "Kenneth The Page" voice. (He should know: His Mom works for the G. His brother used to. His Dad does, too, by contract.) Coming on like a perverted Mr. Rogers trying to seduce a child, Billy-Bobby-Booby-Ray-Jimmy-Joe-Jackoff Jindal explained how disaster relief for his State was desperately needed and reluctantly given by the incompetent Bush government, and how that was the reason he was refusing economic disaster relief readily given by the highly competent Obama government. Hunh?
The Repukelickin's could have had one of their fat-assed white Southern morons deliver the SOTU "rebuttal." But they're trying to get away from that tired old white guy thing. Instead, they give us airhead female redneck hypocrite Sarah Palin, dirty trickster & human Oreo cookie Michael "Uncle Tom" Steele, and creationist technocrat Indian immigrant Jindal. Like, maybe we'll vote for them if they quit LOOKING like Repuke's. Why not try a transexual who beats up on lesbians for fun? Or, as corrupt-but-not-yet-indicted incoming GOPer Chairman Steele suggested, some "one-armed midgets." (Exact quote.)
I guess those opinion polls that finally showed America's real attitudes toward Obama (Lovin' him!), the stimulus package (Want it BAD) and Congressional Republicans (Hated 'em) and their obstructionist tactics (QUIT IT!), maybe put a dent in their heads, finally. So no Mitch McConnell, no John Boehner, no John Kyl, no John Cantor. Instead we get Red State Governors cashing their own government checks while turning down unemployment benefits on behalf of their record unemployed workers, and refusing mortgage help on behalf of their record foreclosed homeowners. Naw, it ain't the Party of No. It's the Party of NUTS.
Other Governors have stepped up to take the Red States' share of the rescue moneys. I say give it to 'em. F**k the Red States. They've been collecting more Federal dollars than they paid in taxes every year for many, many years. Let 'em go it alone, if they want to: Give 'em nothing, no-how, not one red Federal cent, ever again. If their citizens don't like it, maybe they could QUIT VOTING REPUBLICAN. They're not even keeping the "n*gg*rs" down, any more, anyway. One of 'em's President now, crackers. Get used to it. Start voting on something besides hatred and prejudice. Like, maybe, your own interests, for a change? And the interests of the Country, which the 'Pukes OBVIOUSLY do not give a sh*t about?
Here's the scoop on Jindal and his lifelong-government-dependent family. They're associated with some REALLY slimy people: Washington DC corporate law firms & political fixers that specialize in screwing reg'lar folks. Corporate polluters that mismanage toxic radioactive waste.:
"A Passage from India"
"Bobby's" Mom's a government worker.
' Amar Jindal works for an engineering company called URS and Raj Jindal works for the state Department of Labor. Enjoying life at his home in the Country Club of Louisiana, Amar Jindal is a long way from his humble origins in a rural Punjab village. '
"Washington Division > Federal/National Governments"
Looks like Dady-ji's a G-man too! His company is responsible for the messes at Los Alamos, Hanford and Savannah River, all nuclear nightmare sites. The radioactive trifecta!
' Washington Division manages high risk, technically complex programs and facilities for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), other federal agencies, and the U.K. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. As one of the Manhattan Project’s original six industrial partners, the Washington Division has a heritage partnership with the DOE and its predecessor agencies that spans more than six decades. Today, we continue our support of government agencies by safely managing and operating a segment of the world’s remaining nuclear facilities; providing expertise in environmental remediation, hazardous material stabilization, decontamination and decommissioning; and cleaning up more of the Cold War’s chemical and radioactive legacy than any other company. We also help manage and operate national laboratories, including the Idaho National Laboratory, the Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. We hold long-term contracts for work at the majority of the DOE’s environmental management and nuclear cleanup sites, including the design, construction and current operation of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico; cleanup at the Hanford Site along the Columbia River in southeastern Washington State; management of the remediation of radioactive underground waste tanks at the Hanford Site; management and operation of the West Valley Demonstration Project in New York; and previous management and operation of the Savannah River Site in South Carolina. '
"Nikesh Jindal "
Little bro's a g-rat, too!
' Prior to joining OMB, Mr. Jindal was the Senior Counsel at the Department of Energy, where he was actively involved in several key Department initiatives, including the drafting of guidelines implementing a multi-billion dollar loan guarantee program for innovative energy technologies authorized under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Before joining the Department of Energy, Mr.Jindal was a litigation associate at another law firm in Washington, D.C. Mr. Jindal served as a law clerk to the Honorable Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, in Portland, Oregon. '
"Gibson Dunn Helps to Shape the Supreme Court"
Inside baseball: Jindal's brother's law firm helped insurance companies screw Louisianians out of billions of dollars in Hurricane Katrina money. How? Well, they put two current SCOTUS judges on the bench, and Dubya in the White House. So they got CLOUT, baby, that's how!
' Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's appellate team is on a streak. With warhorse Theodore B. Olson in the lead, the appellate group has won eight of the 11 U.S. Supreme Court cases it has argued during the past three terms. Overall, the firm claimed victory in 75 percent of its high court cases. "Getting 11 cases to the Supreme Court -- then winning eight of them -- in a given stretch is an incredible success," said Paul Watford, co-chair of the American Bar Association Section of Litigation's appellate practice committee and partner in the appellate practice group at Munger, Tolles & Olson in Los Angeles. In 2007 and early 2008, Gibson Dunn had four Supreme Court victories and a solid collection of wins in other federal and state appellate courts. What's behind the record? Firepower: Olson is a highly regarded Washington insider, whose 40-plus years in practice and solid conservative credentials have given him a deep understanding of the philosophies of the Supreme Court justices -- two of whom he helped get appointed to the high court as a Bush administration confidant. Helping to shape the court and having a deep affinity for its appointees is one way to get insight into the minds of the justices. "We work hard to give the court our best analysis to find the way that at least five justices will agree with our approach to the case," Olson said. "You can't win every case, but we try to win as many as we can." Richard J. Doren, a Gibson Dunn partner in Los Angeles, brought his national class action defense experience to an appeal involving insurance policyholders and the floods that followed Hurricane Katrina. Doren convinced the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a trial court ruling that insurance covered the flood caused by the breach of New Orleans' levees. With more than 200,000 policyholders, the stakes were very high and the challenge intense. Still, "putting together a good argument -- that's a lot of fun professionally," Doren said. Opposing counsel in the Katrina insurance case, John Ellison, a Reed Smith partner in Philadelphia, said the insurance coverage issues are still being litigated before the Louisiana Supreme Court. He praised Doren's job, then added: "I am still surprised with the result." Olson has worked at the firm since 1965, with two notable intervals: Between 2001 and 2004 he was U.S. solicitor general, and from 1981 to 1984 he was a key presidential adviser in the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel. Olson ranks among lawyers with high court insider status. He represented George W. Bush in the two cases that settled the disputed 2000 presidential election. After helping Bush take office, he advised the president on his two Supreme Court nominees, fellow conservatives John G. Roberts Jr. and Samuel A. Alito Jr., both of whom Olson has known since the 1980s, when all three were Reagan administration legal advisers. "Those have been exciting places to put my foot in the stream," Olson said. "These are really outstanding people. I'm glad I was able to participate in a very small way in their preparation in their confirmation hearings." '
"Bobby Jindal, All American"
"Bobby" ditches his immigrant parents --too foreign & dark-skinned for Republicans. Oh, and he grew up in government housing, BTW.
' Now here was Bobby Jindal on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the glad-handing Mayor of America. "Tell us about your background," Leno said. "First-generation American, correct?" "Born and raised in Baton Rouge," Jindal said with a distinct drawl. He launched into the story of his parents' journey to LSU. "[My dad] walked uphill going to school . . . and coming back from school," Jindal joked. "So your parents have an accent?" Leno asked. The young governor winced, like a bookish kid who's just realized he's wandered into the wrong area of the playground. He looked down into his spidery hands, arranged at the moment as if they were holding an invisible bowl. He searched inside the bowl for the answer to Leno's question. "My dad more than my mom," Jindal said of the accent. "But my dad, you know . . . none of his brothers or sisters got past the fifth grade. . . . He went all the way to college. That's pretty amazing." "When you were born . . . did he say--" Leno bobbled his large head, playing to the studio audience. He put on a corny, over-the-top, Apu-from-The-Simpsons accent: "We will name him Bobby!" The crowd roared. "Nooooo," Jindal protested, faint though distinct, his chin drooping to his chest, clearly mortified. His hands knit together protectively and fell into his lap. The first time he ran for governor, in 2003--his very first attempt at public office of any kind--Jindal lost in a runoff to Kathleen Blanco (the governor during Hurricane Katrina, which hit in 2005). Four days before the runoff, polls showed Jindal with a comfortable 10-point lead. Then Blanco's campaign started running a television ad featuring a picture of a young, very dark-appearing Jindal with his hair disheveled and sticking up. "Wake up, Louisiana! Before it's too late!" viewers were urged. By Election Day, Jindal was trailing Blanco by 3 points. He did especially poorly in what they call Bubba Country, the northern part of the state, usually a Republican stronghold. Over the course of the next four years--during which time he successfully ran for a seat in the House of Representatives, raising so much money in the process that he was able to donate to other GOP candidates around the country, ensuring his election as president of the incoming freshman class of congressmen--Jindal visited northern Louisiana, by his own count, more than seventy-seven times. Many of those visits took place on Sundays at small evangelical churches, where he gave testimony about his conversion from a Hindu to a Roman Catholic. Some churchgoers noted that they had never before heard a Roman testify in quite the way Jindal did, casting his own experience in terms similar to that of a born-again fundamentalist. Reporters noted that Jindal had taken to wearing cowboy boots. The Jindals settled into graduate-student housing near LSU. In the eyes of an immigrant, Louisiana in 1971 was paradise on earth. There were abundant oil and gas reserves, thriving industry, major ports, multiple railroads, jobs aplenty, the guarantee of schooling for all. Amar got a good job with one of the railroads; Raj switched from nuclear physics to the budding field of computer science and was hired by the state of Louisiana as one of its first IT people. (Thirty years later, she is still working in the same department. Technically, Bobby is her boss.) The Jindals lived in a series of apartments for nearly seven years, until the birth of Bobby's younger brother, Nikesh. Today, Nikesh Jindal is a thirty-year-old lawyer in Washington. He went to Dartmouth and Yale--"Quite a shock for a southern boy," he said on the phone recently with a chuckle. Unlike Bobby, he has no southern accent. Nikesh remembers fondly the family's one-story, three-bedroom house in a "small little neighborhood where you knew all the people on the street." When asked if his family ever got together with other Hindu families to worship during holidays, Nikesh, who has never before been interviewed, became flustered. "I'll have to think about it and get back to you on that," he said. (All requests for an interview with Amar and Raj Jindal were declined.) Because he feared the "inevitable confrontation with my very unsympathetic Hindu parents," Bobby simply didn't tell them. He found refuge in his closet, where he studied the Bible by flashlight. In his writings, he would later compare his situation to that of the earliest Christians, worshipping in caves, "hiding from government persecution." '
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