- js reader version
- view hidden posts
- tags and related articles
by Fabio de Oliveira Ribeiro
Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 at 7:14 PM
The rabbles commemorate but the people continue paying the bill.
This week the Brazilian press made the covering of the party of the 30 years of Party of the Workers (PT, party of Lula). As any former-petista it was invited to show decided to sour the angu*.
I helped to found PT in Osasco, but happily I abandoned the party in 1994 before him deteriorates (in other words, before PT to leave of to be socialist and to begin to practice the same cons that the other parties). I met personally many of those that wrapped up in the episode of "Mensalão of PT"** and I was not sad with what happened with them (to tell the truth, some of them deserved to be in the same cage that Arruda***).
I am not sorry for having helped to found PT, nor of having left the party. The one that some celebrities petistas**** consider a "accomplished dream" - this is journalist's Ricardo Kotscho case, that posted today in his blog a text affirming "I can only say that was worth the penalty to have lived this time and helped to turn reality dreams that seemed impossible" - I just consider "a disguised nightmare". It would be better PT not to have arrived to the power just to accomplish politics that reinforced the four main Brazilian defects: political corruption; party promiscuity; concentration of income and; absolute disregard for the that suffered in reason of the Military Dictatorship.
Let us be frank. Which were the government's grandiose accomplishment Lula?
a) preservation of the economical politics of FHC***** with some make-up:
b) preservation of the secrecy of the documents of the Dictatorship and of the impunity of the military ones that they tortured and they executed Brazilian citizens;
c) increase of the military expenses;
d) demobilization of the syndicalism by the syndical leaders' nomination for positions in the public administration.
In spite of the resounding rhetoric of the petistas and of the immoderate propaganda that they do with public money, Lula is the largest allure of the century. But this will only be noticed in 100 years.
The petistas really has a lot what to commemorate. After 30 years they revolutionized their own lives. Without a lot of effort many of them got to enjoy the fat wages and the gratifying privileges that so much criticized. Now the petistas are the duty "patriots." Do they think that we don't know what means the term "patriot" in Brazil?
Samuel Johnson said that "The patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." In Brazil of the Lula Johnson it would say "The patriotism is the sold left militant's last refuge."
* angu = Angu is a typical plate of the Brazilian cookery usually prepared with maize flour. In the areas in that there was Italian immigrants' influence, the angu passed to be known as polenta, Italian plate with income practically equal. Besides the maize flour, the angu can be prepared with manioc flour, standing out like this of the maize flour angu or corn angu
* * Mensalão of PT = scandal regarding the use of electoral resources obtained illegally and the purchase of votes in the Brazilian Congress.
* * * Arruda = governor arrested by involving in a scandal of electoral resources obtained illegally.
* * * * petistas = as they are called those that are part of PT.
* * * * * FHC = former-president of Brasil Fernando Henrique Cardoso, that accomplished a catastrophic administration under inspiration of the Consensus of Washington.
Report this post as:
Change Links September 2018 posted
More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre
Site Outage Friday
Change Links August 2018
Setback for Developer of SC Farm Land
More problems at Shutdown San Onofre Nuke
Change Links 2018 July posted
More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena
"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena
Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles
Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert!
Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California
Change Links June 2018 posted
The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years
Unity Archive Project
Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi
CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police
Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies
California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings)
Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico
Change Links May 2018
Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed
GUIDE TO REBEL CITY LOS ANGELES AVAILABLE
lausd whistle blower
Help KCET and UCLA identify 60s-70s Chicano images
UCLA Luskin: Casting Youth Justice in a Different Light
Change Links April 2018
More Local News...
Antrhopocène, le grand effondrement
Creative Destruction Hack Diamonds Windows/iOS/Android - Creative Destruction Generator
The Dictatorship of Corporations
18 Lethal Consequences Of Hunting
Paraphysique de l'outplacement déontologue
Creative Destruction Hack Mod Generator
Shopping du bashing
After Lehman Brothers, Experts Say Global Financial Crisis Can Happen Again
“Animaniacs in Concert!” Starring Voice Legend Rob Paulsen
Probabilités de fin d'humanité
Florida Area of Migrant Farmworkers Denied Right to Construct Health Clinic near NaplesCIW
Propagande de virus, virus de propagande
Steer clear of work morality!
Sweatshop Lodge Ceremony Continues in US Fed Prisons Led by Inmates
Paraphysique de l'origami
The Shortwave Report 09/07/18 Listen Globally!
August 2018 Honduras Coup update
Du réussissement putréfié
Brett Kavanaugh Filled The 5th Circuit With Execution Judges
Augusta Georgia Woman Gets 5 Year Prison Sentence for Writing About Russians Crime Acts
Paraphysique de contextualité
Crisis Regulation in Global Capitalism
Ex-voto de réification
Please Oppose Warmonger, Execution and Torture Supporting Bush Operative Brett Kavanaugh
Paraphysique d'exploitation occultation
Ryan Zinke Is Charging Taxpayers For A Trophy Hunters' Council
More Breaking News...