The Raping of America ….

The Mega Millions jackpot (and why you are not being told the truth)

It is not only the lottery that is a big scam; just about everything we are involved in our day-to-day lives, someone is trying to screw us financially or clip us anyway they can.

The lottery owners are nothing BUTT a group of greedy pigs.  They were not making enough $oldi with the Powerball and Mega a couple of years ago; they decreased the chances of winning by increasing the amount of number on the ticket, they made it almost impossible to win.

To add a slap in the face to all of US weak sisters, they increased the price of the ticket from1 to 2 dollar$.  GMAFB. BUTT like all the rest of the dummies, I still bought tickets trying to take my shot in the dark.

Take the previous Mega drawing before last nights. Out of the billions of 2 dollar tickets sold, there was not one winner of the grand prize.  Last night the number of players had to increase exponentially and there was only one winner. The lottery dudes must be related to the greedy NFL Owners somehow. Maybe their fathers were sailors and they are brothers and sisters.

Another good example of hustlers is Sirius Radio that was supposed to be commercial free.  I don’t know how many people notice the amount of commercials that are being slid in on their station. The hustlers pretense coming out of the box was to be commercial free.  So much for that con.

People like Sirius involved in these enterprises are experts in the con. They start out very easy and slide the changes in so gradually the majority of the people never notice. On top of the fact that the price for their product started out with bargain basement prices to hook us, (50.00$ a month), now it is over 200.00$ a month. Once they have the hooks in, they do whatever they want.

I didn’t tell them to hire Howard Stern to the tune of 500 million right out of the box.  They did that to attract listeners and put the burden on the suckers to pay off the shock jock. BEAUTIFUL strategy.

The same is true with cable TV. They have become so outrageous with their prices, it is sinful. Monthly package with Spectrum , with phone, TV and internet, is about 230$ per month. CRAZY!!

I haven’t been to the movie theater in years, BUTT the last time I went, before the movie started, they had 20 minutes of commercials. That is why I went to the theater was  to get away from the commercials. 

PEACHTREE – The total cost

Let’s take a family of four who only goes to the movie theater once a month and buys standard seating, purchases four separate drinks, and shares two popcorns. The average cost that that family might be spending annually in just movie theater expenses is approximately $720—or $60 per outing. Add in transportation costs, some extra snack bar purchases, upgraded seating, and more frequent outings and that number can easily double or triple.

The one that really frost my goolunies is cost of the popcorn and the rest of the pogey-bate. It has to cost pennies to make a bag of popcorn; BUTT they charge

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According to recently-published numbers, 2016 saw the cost of taking a family of four to a single NFL game hit an average of $502.84. For comparison, that’s a 232 percent increase from $151.33 in 1991. Other sports have had similar increases, with an NBA game coming out to an average of $339.02 in 2016, a 139 percent increase from $141.91 since 1991. MLB games remain the cheapest of the three at an average of $219.53 each, but they’ve still experienced a whopping increase of 176 percent from $79.41 in 1991.

And so on and so on.

Ever notice the indentation in the bottom of a wine bottle THAT keeps getting bigger and bigger?? Bigger the dent, the less wine the bottle holds.

At the bars, they fill the 15 dollar a glass with wine about half way and bull shit the customers, it needs to breath. GMAFB, the only thing that is breathing is they cash register.

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Overall, the public in general is gullible enough to believe or agree to anything.

How about paper towels. The hustlers claim to have more sheets per roll, BUTT the sheets are half the size they used to be. The size of the roll never changed.

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How about toilet paper?? The sheets are so small and delicate, most people come away with stained fingers after doing their business.

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Just about every commercial on the tele has a catastrophic/life threatening message behind it, mostly the medications. BUTT are we better off with the disease than suffering the side effects?? It is a toss-up.

Strange Side Effects: Blame It on the Meds

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    Plenty of medications get a bad rap for having icky, unpleasant drug side effects — and rightfully so. Upset stomachs, muscle aches, dizziness, and headaches are some of the most common reactions patients have to certain drugs. But what if your urine turns blue or the drug you are taking causes you to fall asleep without warning? Here’s a look at some common drugs’ not-so-common side effects.

  • Kooky Hallucinations Triggered by Meds

    2 / 11   Kooky Hallucinations Triggered by Meds

    Hallucinations occur when you sense something that is not really there — and having them can be a frightening drug side effect. Hallucinations can be seen, heard, felt, or even smelled. And while we usually associate hallucinations with recreational drugs like LSD, one well-known prescription drug that may also cause hallucinations is the sleep aid Lunesta (eszopiclone). Lexapro (escitalopram), a common medication used for depression, has also been known to cause hallucinations.

  • Meds That Make Your Urine Blue

    3 / 11   Meds That Make Your Urine Blue

    It’s not unusual to notice a change in urine color. For example, beets can turn your urine pink and vitamins may make your urine bright orange. But can you imagine seeing your urine turn green or blue? This odd symptom can be a side effect of taking the antidepressantElavil (amitriptyline) or the common pain reliever Indocin (indomethacin). In addition, the antibiotic Flagyl (metronidazole) can cause urine to turn black.

  • Weird Dream-Weaving Drugs

    4 / 11   Weird Dream-Weaving Drugs

    The medication Chantix (varencline), prescribed to help people stop smoking, is known to cause dreams that are super strange and vivid. Even stranger? People taking the prescription sleep aid Ambien (zolpidem) have been known to get up at night, go for a drive, talk on the phone, or even have sex — and not remember anything in the morning.

  • Gas-Passing Prescriptions

    5 / 11   Gas-Passing Prescriptions

    There are few drug side effects more annoying than a sudden attack of bloating followed by flatulence. Abdominal bloating can be both uncomfortable and embarrassing. Medications that contain the sugars lactulose or sorbitol, which are used to treat constipation, can cause bloating, as can over-the-counter antacids with calcium carbonate, such as Tums and Rolaids. Prilosec (omeprazole), a commonly prescribed heartburn medication, also has bloating as a drug side effect.

  • Drugs That Add Unwanted Pounds

    6 / 11   Drugs That Add Unwanted Pounds

    What if taking a medication could cause you to gain 20 pounds in only three months? That is what one study found for some people who were taking the medication Zyprexa (olanzapine) for bipolar disorder. Common medications used to treat depression, such as Paxil (paroxetine), can also cause unintended weight gain. Other drugs that can pack on the pounds include steroids, birth control pills, hormone replacement therapies, and some diabetes medications.

  • Sexual Side Effects: An Undesirable Symptom

    7 / 11   Sexual Side Effects: An Undesirable Symptom

    The most common sexual medication side effect is the loss of the ability to perform or enjoy sex — and this is caused by some drugs that treat depression. These medications are called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and they include the common drugs Prozac (fluoxetine), Celexa (citalopram), and Zoloft (sertraline). Another drug side effect is a weird symptom called priapism, a painful erection that lasts for more than four hours, which may occur when taking the antidepressant Desyrel (trazodone).

  • Beware These Drugs That Cause Birth Defects

    8 / 11   Beware These Drugs That Cause Birth Defects

    Birth defects are a very serious medication side effect — and this is why pregnant women are told not to take any drugs before first checking with their doctor. Types of drugs that can cause birth defects include vitamin A in high doses, some blood pressure medications, and some antibiotics. Two drugs that are especially dangerous and potentially fatal for developing babies are Accutane (isotretinoin) and Thalomid (thalidomide). Accutane is used to treat severe acne and Thalomid is used to treat a type of white blood cell cancer.

  • Seeing Spots? Could Be Your Medication

    9 / 11   Seeing Spots? Could Be Your Medication

    Visual disturbances may include blind spots, distorted vision, blurred vision, or halos around lights. Medications that can affect your vision include antihistamines, high blood pressure medications, and medications taken for malaria or tuberculosis. One common medication that can cause the weird symptom of tinting your vision blue or green is the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra (sildenafil).

  • Meds That Make Hair Grow in Weird Places

    10 / 11   Meds That Make Hair Grow in Weird Places

    Most people are familiar with the hair loss that goes along with some types of cancer treatment, but there are also several other common medications that cause hair loss. These include blood thinners, birth control pills, antidepressants, and medication used to treat gout. Hair growth can also be a drug side effect — women may experience unwanted hair growth from steroid medications and from the drug Danocrine (danazol), used to treat endometriosis.

  • Tendon Ruptures Are a Drug Side Effect, Too

    11 / 11   Tendon Ruptures Are a Drug Side Effect, Too

    Tore a tendon? You wouldn’t think that taking a common medication used to treat urinary tract infections could cause you to rupture your Achilles tendon, but that is the warning that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued for the class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. According to the FDA, pain, swelling, and tears of tendons in the heel, shoulder, and hand are more likely when taking these drugs. Common medications in this class include the antibiotics Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Levaquin (levofloxacin).

Once again; are we better off with the disease than suffering the side effects??
Throughout our entire life, the general public is constantly getting conned.
Once the hooks are in, little at a time they shove the blade of the knife in deeper and deeper into our backs.  Best part, we are stupid enough to let them do it by supporting the Uncle Lester the Snake Oil Salesman.
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They would sell their Ma Ma and sister if they could turn a profit.
I didn’t tell the fool owners of sports teams to pay some jack-off that can not even read or write their own name 35 million a year. That was their choice.  All of that has a big affect on the price of the tickets.

CNN: Some college athletes play like adults, read like 5th-graders – CNN

Jan 8, 2014 – CNN investigation reveals an alarming number of collegeathletes who read as low as an elementary school level. … Illiterates in big time college sports 05:12 …. Manystudent-athletes scored in the 200s and 300s on the SAT …

College basketball, football athletes can barely read – New York Post

Jan 10, 2014 – It comes in reaction to a CNN study of the reading levels of athletes at … it did not believe her claim about an illiterate player — adding it could …

A good majority human beings are EXTREME WEAK and under-disciplined. Once they sink their teeth into the forbidden fruit, they can not control begin without.

Restaurants; plates are bigger, portions are smaller, the consumer needs a microscope to eat their dinner.  BUTT one thing that is not getting smaller, is the price to eat out.
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That would not be too bad if we didn’t have to deal with a waitress who has been on her period for the last 3 years. The only time she gets cozy when she hands you the check, which you are expected to give a 20 – 25 % tip.
Through the years the cars have become increasingly smaller. The manufacturers claim they are doing it to save the planet. Bull-shit. Cars sizes have shrunk about 30% , BUTT the prices still skyrocketed.
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To me, some of them look like a roller skate. on steroids.
The con is everywhere, BUTT the consumers are to weak to rebel. I say, only a totally boycott the sporting events and other out-of-line venues for one year will make the  greedy creatures open their eyes. If and when that would happen (never happen) will the prices come down.
Don’t misunderstand me. I ALWAYS want the owners of a business to make money and be profitable, that is what keep our economy moving. What I do object to is them SCALPING the public with outrageous prices. I call it the RAPING OF AMERICA.
Will things ever change? Will the public continue to allow themselves to be scalped??  The answers are NO & YES.
We are all sheep caught up in the weak flesh syndrome. Once we are hooked and sampled a luxury item, it is very hard to break away.
It is all brilliant a strategy/psychology on the industries part. They are very cunning, educated, greedy fools.
I have watched the same commercial on TV that says; the first 50 callers will receive a discount. They have been repeating that for two years.
The second item is free, just pay the shipping and handling.  What the consumer doesn’t know, the shipping cost is triple what the cost of the item is.
Wrinkle cream. It has been proven that there is not one of them that works and has a lasting effect.

Size of the anti-aging market worldwide 2015-2021 | Statistic › Consumer Goods & FMCG › Cosmetics & Personal Care
Many women today use creams to slow the aging process. In 2014, the facial anti-aging skin care products were ranked second among skin care categories, with sales amounting to 1.15 billion U.S. dollars. The global anti-aging market is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8 percent between 2013 and 2019.
It is all bull-shit folks. If your mother was ugly, your chances of being the next Miss America are very slim. Popeye said it very well:
CONGRATS TO THE PERSON THAT WON THE 1.5 billion dollar LOTTERY IN SOUTH CAROLINA. THEY BETTER GO BUY A DESERTED ISLAND, dig a deep hole and get in it. They never knew they had so many relatives and freinds until last night.
I coined a phrase a long time ago I live by; whomever walked with me when I walked, rode with me when I bought a car. I do not need any instant friends.

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