Wednesday, May 20, 2015


The axis between the corporatists and fake religious right began with Reagan.  But it can only hold so long before their different interests cause a split.  That first split just played out in Louisiana.

"Louisiana Republican lawmakers sided with Democrats, big business and LGBT activists to kill a bill that would have protected individuals and religious institutions opposed to same-sex marriage.

In doing so, lawmakers defied the objections of an overwhelmingly majority of voters and handed Gov. Bobby Jindal a significant defeat for his legislative agenda."

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Where Governor Jindal failed in his war of words with IBM.

"Among those strong-arming the bill was IBM – which is building a technology jobs center in Baton Rouge.  An IBM executive penned a letter to The Times-Picayune warning that “IBM will find it much harder to attract talent to Louisiana if this bill is passed and enacted into law.”

Gov. Jindal scoffed at such threats in an April 23 op-ed published by The New York Times."

This axis between the fake religious right and the corporatists was bound to fail.  IBM and other corporations care about profits, not fake religious beliefs.  IBM fears no retaliation from the fake religious right.  Republicans are going to now have to decide, take pennies from the religious right, or millions from the corporatists.  In very short order you will see how more and more Republicans side with the corporatists while dismissing the fake religious right.

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