Bruce Gagnon has scored a good treatise from Diana Johnstone of Counter Punch. about the cover-up of U.S. Air Farts bombing the legitimate government of Syria, how it’s being neatly rolled into the American Memory Hole and turned against Syria, Russia and anybody else who gets in the way of The Mighty Empire. Alle Sieg Heil am der Amerikanisch Reich! and other over the top ways I describe the fascination with the Fascist Nation.
Go out in your backyard … no, wait, first go to a thrift store, because we all like to conserve resources, right? and buy a bunch of used christmas light strings. Because buying new ones would be wasteful on one end, and polluting on the other, right? Arrange them to where they spell out “Fuck The Pigs!” where the only way somebody would see them would be if he is flying really low over your yard. Like, you know, the way cops do with their noisy intrusive damn helicopters. Then light it up. By plugging in the power cord of your improvised nobody-but-the-police-can-see-it yard sign. What could they legally do about it? It’s in your own back yard, right? Where you have a reasonable expectation of privacy. Nudists do it all the time. Sort of, they just get nekkid in their backyard where somebody would have to climb the fence and the hedge and be deliberately spying on whatever the hell you do for private fun in the privacy of your own yard.
Because in order to keep somebody in a ditch there has to be another person in the ditch holding him down. So right now, at the start of the White Blanket, the National Guard, and ND Police and other expendable low level Armed Slaves are going to be camping out. In North Dakota. In the Fall, Winter and Spring. It’s not like cops have very much physical courage in the first place. And now they’re beyond the First place and now they are in what to an overprivileged scion of the petit bourgeoisie must seem like the Worst Place. And remember the Army and other Cop organizations are peopled top to bottom with lazy bums who joined the Military so they wouldn’t have to get a REAL Job. And their Pig Masters in Washington and New York and Houston will be snug in their (stolen) homes all comfy and warm. It’s like the Russian concept of Field Marshall Winter. The people who live there, constantly, and have done so for thousands of years, they’re suddenly the ones with the upper hand. And that’s not all.
So says Donald Trump regarding one of the two women running against him. The first part. Everything past the ellipsis is my take. Flash, Donald… you, sir, are not in a position to criticize. There’s the little incident of “fucking” Moammar Gadafi on a real estate deal, in New York City, because he’s a Muslim. That’s illegal. Landlords and Slumlords and taxi drivers and innkeepers in New York are often prosecuted for doing that. But Not Trump. Why? Because Trump was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and a trust fund believed to be over 100 million. And fraudulent real estate deals like the one with Mr Gadafi. By the way, Gadafi was never convicted or even tried on any of the accusations against him. So much for due process.
Other than Halloween stuff being put up since the first of August, which was 3 months before Halloween.. Way to go, and I’m sure I should send Halloween greeting cards to all my family and friends. Just peachy. But there’s the commercial for a pet supplies store who are marketing NFL licensed gear for DOGS. One commercial (God, couldn’t they just stop at one, and then take that out and bury it?) has two dogs preparing for game day festivities wearing jerseys from the teams which I suppose every dog is an ardent follower Fanatic for a football team. And has rivalries based entirely on which other pooch likes which other team. Which they don’t. Dogs are smarter than humans in this respect. Let me iterate and possibly re-iterate something really basic. Professional (and that includes Grade School, High School and College players) Football is a GAME. Children play it for fun. Millionaires prance around on grass fields at the expense of every other taxpayer in the city unfortunate enough to host it. Whether the taxpayer actually wants to see a bunch of overly privileged dudes slapping each other with their entire body. We all get to pay for NFL. And all other sports. Because each and every professional and even grade school game, for a start, get traffic control at no expense to the team. That’s just a start. Schools, even “private” schools, get subsidies from the Taxpayers.
I’m going to redo my operating system on my mobiles. Change it to Kali Linux They’ll still work as far as the phone company is concerned. Google has become megalomaniac on us. They act like they god-damn invented the internet, and have first dibs on every bit of data — every datum would be more accurate. They’re the ultimate snoops. Any measure of privacy flew out the Windows (had to pun that, sorry) years ago. In order to use the Android OS on my devices I would have to pay Google. Maybe not directly, but in bandwidth which is paid in my internet provider and the phone provider. Every time I take my phone out of airplane mode, Google has more than one “essential app” to update. Fuck that. Essential to whom, exactly? I don’t use Google + or youtube ultra-fantastic-consume-don’t ask, just consume, we’ll tell you what to consume and at what price consume consume resistance is futile you must be assimilated. It’s the “soft” Capitalist Dictatorship of Brave New World. I don’t use their products, but they get root access to all my communications devices and according to the phone manufacturers, rooting my own phone would void my non-existent warranty.
Just overwhelmed by the sheer amount of really repetitive crap-fest. The election is as negative as always. One friend told me he would vote for Trump because Trump is “a businessman” and would put N. Korea in their place. Last I heard, North Korea is in the same place for as however long it’s been since the Korean Peninsula started breaking off. And the “businessman” was so funny I almost had spasms from holding my tongue. Fear not or fear all, for Hillary hasn’t got anything in her favor either. Far be it from me to tell other people who they must nominate or not. But the Duopoly has put up a pair of real winners, tell you what… Neither can find a way to look good, so each makes the other to be a super villain. Aside from the fact they are in fact super villains
Or the Popular ones will come after you next. Stay invisible, never make waves, do as you’re told, resistance is futile, you must be assimilated. I actually heard this from a good friend just yesterday, and by good friend I mean all my friends are good, in my estimation.
There are many variants to the theme, like “don’t be seen associating with Those People, the establishment has ordered us to shun them”. Piss on that. There’s a poetic meme, has variations, by Martin Niemöller. He published a lot of different lists, First they came for… Socialists, Jehovah’s witnesses, communists, whatever order of who was First they came for… then they came for…
As I recall the various histories, the first They Came For were their fellow Nazis, the S.A.
Ok that’s just stupid. But it’s his attack ad and I guess the scriptwriters for his campaign know what they’re doing. Polishing a turd, really. It starts with an attack on Hillary, good, she needs to be verbally slapped around a bit. NOTICE: I don’t advocate hitting people. Talking smack is way more effective and it’s also morally correct. Same with her declared opponent.
First off. it AIN’T Trumps america. He doesn’t own the place. Nor do his disciples. Then there’s the fact that America is actually two continents, and only one part of one continent is going to be represented by whichever morally corrupt power freak “wins”. and much as it upsets some citizens of the United States, the US doesn’t own even the U.S.
There’s a great hoop and holler going on now because a Neo-Roman Gladiator who plays a child’s game for money (Football) has refused to stand for the Imperial Anthem. Right the Hell on! About time. The way the super-“patriots” are screaming about it, if we only refuse to say a pagan oath to an Idol made of cloth and stand every time the Song of Empire is played, the Empire itself will fall. According to them at least. But let’s have some fun with it. If if if if only, We just refuse, publicly, to bow or salute to the Idols our “leaders” appoint for us to bow, support, swear oaths or stand up for, then we have the Majick Key and can bring the monster to it’s knees. A veritable Vorpal Blade going snick then snee. O frabjous day callou callai! here’s a little clue for you all, I’m not paying the Beatles any royalties but here the clue… The world and even America will do quite well without the U.S. Imperium to run things for us. “Our Leaders” picked for us to choose in mock elections, they’re not the real power brokers. The flag is just a rag. The Imperial Anthem is a stupid piece of …
Just like Alaska, only fewer neighbors to fuck with you, and their government doesn’t suck any more than “our” beloved leaders.
That should be “deportation IS ethnic cleansing” and it shouldn’t even be on the agenda in “the land of the free” like the lying song says. Nay, verily. But it is. The part about deporting anybody who is awaiting citizenship for even traffic violations has been kicked around, and really should be kicked out. It is in it’s entirety Racism. When people who chant loudly about deporting “aliens” the first image they put in each others stupid little pointy head is “Mexican”. Which to them means anybody who has a spanish surname and dark skin. Even the Native Americans who were bought and sold back and forth between Spain and French in what was later known as the Louisiana Purchase. When the U.S. racist government, at the time presided over by slave holding Plantation Aristocrats, it got the name Louisiana Purchase but there wasn’t any clear boundaries. This goes with my post that Zeb Pike was an Illegal Alien. European kings who had never set foot in America sold Euro-American dictators not only the land, but the people on the land. And sped up the already official policy of deporting Americans based on our ancestry. And religion.
At last the modern gladiatorial spectacle in Rio is over. Yay! To not take away any reward gotten by the slave-entertainers, if you won anything good for you. The United States didn’t win a single thing. Seriously. The athletes who won any medals, those medals belong to the athletes. If they can make money from doing commercials, well, that’s about as much as they can get. At least they didn’t get sold like the original Olympic gladiators. I know, the term Olympic is Greek and Gladiator is Latin, but the Games served the same purposes whether Roman or Athenian. Keep the peasants eyes diverted from the dirty secrets of the rulers. And provide the very rich of many nations a review of their prospective purchases of slave-soldiers. Like the modern military recruiters only more direct about buying human beings to kill other human beings. And the military, you might have noticed, exploited the U.S. Olimpic athletes for recruitment ads and you’ll see more of that shit in the coming weeks and months. The Games never were about honoring the athletes. Who are, like their professional counterparts in the NFL, MLB, NBA , hockey, soccer, whoever is more idolized in the local media,… they’re entertainers. That’s their primary job today. The teams are privately owned but publicly subsidized. And there’s that military angle.
Yeah, I do use the KKK theme when discussing Kops. They taught it to me. 5 on one, while I was helpless. Many times. “to teach me a lesson”. I learned the real lesson early. Not the one they wanted me to learn. Kops no likey, me no givey damn they no likey. But this is one reported on ProPublica. About a man who was 55 years old when the LAPD murdered him. Choked him out in a holding cell. His last name was Howard and yes, he was black. This one is drawing a bit of attention because the ProPublica comrades published the Jail Videos of the murder. Something the LAPD and the Kangaroo Kop Kourts in Lost Angels County tried to keep secret. Even AFTER giving out 3.5 million in an unlawful death settlement. If it was unlawful or even wrongful, why did the pigs who did that not get charged with anything? You know, like citizens do. The answer, of course, Exceptionalism. Like “our” foreign policy. “Thou Shalt Not operate a Police State Dictatorship nor shalt thou hurl bombs or other munitions at others without being, or having the prior permission of, The United States.”
There’s a perfect storm for a Petition Drive which will directly impact the Strip Mining and Fracking bastards. The Sioux band at standing rock are protesting the Dakota pipeline being forced on their land. The Pigs arrested 11 people on behalf of the Oily Slimy corporation running the operation. The petition needs to be (two of them actually) written, of which I have no clue how to word it. And some to volunteer to accost strangers in parks (Acacia comes to mind, as it’s near Shitty Hall) with the “excuse me, are you a registered voter?” routine. The petitions will be to the DNC and RNC respectively to have the Anointed Ones who they chose to be our only choice for the next presidency… have them make clear policy statements about the Lakota claims AND the Cherokee claims to a mountaintop removal scheme perpetrated by the Governor of Tennessee to destroy a sacred mountain in Chattanooga.
This started as a comment on a comment by some fellow named William, on something I wrote years ago just prior to being thrown into the torture dungeons of the empire. and as I discovered one from my friend Tony and some Bush-Worshipper named Chinitz. So I wrote. And wrote… and suddenly realized it’s better as a post.
As Wiliam said, there’s no difference between them. Left and Right. The stage was set by Cheney and his little buddy Gee W. Actually long before. People have done evil like torture since society evolved enough to support such things as torture dungeons. Bush and especially Cheney erased the constitutional prohibitions against American torture. Not that they were actually observed in the first place, but at least we had something to believe.
Then we execcise that NO option. I mean, the appeal being broadcast about Why We Should Vote (but for one or the other) is that it would cause a constitutional crisis if we don’t. We’re bombarded with negative ads. Because there’s not anything real either of the Big Two could say about themselves that’s positive. unstable, irrational. Shit, why not just come out and say it, “Crazy as a shithouse rat and probably dangerous”. The saddest and sickest part of it is the inherent truth of their mud slinging. Each claiming (truthfully) the other being a ticking time Constitutional Crisis bomb. Well, bring on a crisis. It will blend in perfectly with what we already have. There is no constitutional mandate that only two parties may participate, nor any recognition of any party. There’s no constitutional demand that we actually vote. In fact there’s movements a-plenty on the Keep People From Voting front. So, Vote “none of the above”. Not refrain from voting. Just refusing the candidates The Masters threw up for us. and that does have a barf reference.
And, just a wild guess, the courts in Wisconsin are going to give their fellow Fascist fucks a pass.
Just like always. Pigs kill anybody they want and they get away with it. How many pigs ever see the inside of a jail cell unless they’re ganging up on a prisoner? Which they also get away with, in the Kangaroo Kourts. It’s really easy to understand why Micah Johnson went off on their bitch-ass pig buddies in Dallas. All the right wing extremists get upset when somebody criticizes their Pig Establishment and especially the sadistic uniformed chickenshit asswipe Killer Kop Klan.
Guess what, Extremists? Too bad. Maybe you’ll sic your Gestapo thugs on me. Oh, wait, you already did.
because the star fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad who has already won a Bronze medal in the Sabre competition.
Which is beyond amazing in itself…. while wearing hijab. The US team never had really good performances in fencing. Partly because certain factions regard swordsmanship to be a “sissy” sport. Since they also oppose any game that requires skill over being large, I’ll just chalk it up to envy. Anyhow headlinepolitics dotcom declares Pam Gellars racism boiling over one more time is somehow “startling”… and her remarks that religious symbols should be banned from the Olympics, well, what the hell are the flags of Denmark, England, derivatives like the flags of New Zealand and a whole bunch of island republics which have commonwealth status, the Confederate Flag to which she no doubt pledges allegiance, oh, here’s a big one… Israel has the Mogen David on its flag. Ethiopia competed previously with the Lion of Judah flag. The Danish and English and Confederate and such have crosses on them. Did the Swiss take any heat about their White Cross?
But I just don’t give three quarters of a fat rat’s rectal orifice. On the other hand, the jingoism expressed at the downtown parade celebration flustercluck whatever it was was just overbearing.
Hey, watching sports is not a measure of patriotism. Unless you have the notion that patriotism is all about mass obedience wherein all must take a part. Want an Example? Sure you do. So here goes.
The 1972 Munich with the US team being too damn crybaby to take a silver medal? To this very day? No.
The Olympic Committees are being pressured, successfully, to keep the Russian athletes so closely bound they’re almost eliminated from humiliating the American Red White and Screwed again. Can’t beat them square and fair, gotta rig the odds. Can you say What A Crock? I knew you could…
I’m not required to treat other peoples accomplishments or failures as though they were mine. Does that make me some kind of traitor? I don’t force anybody else to do it for me.
I was there today about my pending SSI. We had a bit of a wait getting in, Security guards were letting in only a few at a time, after enough had left out. When I got in, 5 minutes before my appointment, there were 20 more stacked up at the front door waiting permission to enter. The floor plan was about ten rows of chairs, most of them so close to the ones in front that it is difficult to walk through. There’s three that are wide enough to allow a wheelchair through. All seats facing away from the windows. Metal Detectors. The terrorists (in Washington) have
one. correction “won” One of my fellow sheeple said that Mr Trump was going to end Terrorism by closing all the borders and deporting all Muslims. Said that they were here to get welfare (what happened to “for purposes of killing real Americans”?) here and in Europe. That immigration should have been stopped a long time ago. She was a white woman from Arizona. A litany of pure hatred. No, Donald doesn’t have to make incendiary racial slurs. He himself doesn’t count. His own racism doesn’t count. Because his Disciples are getting far into the hate trip.
Apparently the War Dogs movie is an out-in-the-open celebration of organized murder. Warmongering. Just judging a book by its cover. Sometimes it works.
The line “they call us bottom feeders who make money off the war and never go to the field” Well, DUH. And even if they DO go to the field doesn’t make it any less morally Wrong. You sell the Army weapons or really, Any Product or service and you’re selling human death. Period. What’s hard to figure about that?
Alternative Title, Why there actually IS a Communist half of Korea. Probably more than half now.
Because I hate false accusations. God knows I’ve had enough slung at me. But my readers might know by now my oft-repeated recollection about a “joke” which had too much truth. The one with the Air Force pilot shooting up a flock of sheep in Kurdistan because he thought they were Ba’ath party soldiers. And by association of Sheep and Shepherd, neither is going to be apart from the other. So they blew away at least one shepherd. OR the shepherd(s) survived but had just lost their livelihood. I’m going to toss in some Greek words just to see if anybody can’t catch them. In the bucolic economic system, added in to a patriarchy which possibly spawned Abraham and was definitely in the same area where he was born, when he was born, and were monotheistic. Archæologists have substantiated it. So, on to the evidence before I lose anybody. A sheep has a base temperature of around 102 degrees Fahrenheit. 39 degrees Celsius. That’s very different in terms of how it would look on an infrared imaging device, as compared to the Human temperature of about 98 – 99 degrees F. My excuse for the pilot’s very bad behaviour was maybe he couldn’t differentiate between the two by reason of body temperature. Not so. He was/is probably an idiot with usually good eyesight, coordination and math skills.