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My objection to the middle road

Yes, yes there are grey areas. Black and white is for the printed page. But publishing is a great example of the decisive expression of intention, whether to write it down or not. So too, taking action requires commitment to a direction. I fail to see how “taking the middle road” serves anyone but those trying to forstall your getting beyond the status quo. My objection to middle roads is that they lead you nowhere. They’re basically medians.


Bear Creek Massacre, January 29, 1863


The year 2014 will mark the 150th anniversary of the Sand Creek Massacre, on November 29, two days after Thanksgiving. But on this day, January 29 of the year before, a Shoshone village suffered an identical fate. The Bear Creek Massacre was also once called the Battle of Bear Creek, but the only grounds which western military history buffs have to argue that such engagements were “battles” not massacres, is that was how the US cavalry waged its fights against the hostiles, its only victories were raids upon unsuspecting villages.

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State of the Union Address a Pageant of Beltway Cronies, Bullies and Flakes

Media propagandists can’t conceal the state of the union address for what it was, a pageant of creeps, a pandering freakshow, and a flaunting of the celebration that the American constituancy is peopled by idiots on both sides of the aisle.


Pearl Harbor wasn’t our first 9/11

Before Pearl Harbor, there was Remember the Maine (Spain’s sneak attack), before that Americans were admonished to never forget the Alamo (Mexico’s sneak attack). After Pearl Harbor, the sneak attack that conscripted US public opinion into WWII, there was the Gulf of Tonkin (Viet Cong sneaks), among countless false flags calculated to mobilize a peaceful population to support retaliations that would otherwise be acts of aggression. The Third Reich had its Reichstag Fire and fabricated depredations on German minorities in Czechoslovakia and Poland to justify launching war. Whatever happened at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, immediately branded “Nine Eleven”, launched the West’s overt War on Islam. It’s Yellow Journalism 101, but Americans never seem to learn. A Japanese flotilla traversing the Pacific to launch a suprise attack on the US fleet, unbeknownst to US intelligence, is as improbable as the collapse of the steel WTC towers. That our fleet’s capital ships, the aircraft carriers were off on maneuvers, leaving only aging battleships to be bombed, gives December 7th something of the odor of 9/11′s Building 7. Roosevelt’s legacy was haunted by accusations of “conspiracy”, of having sacrificed the unsuspecting servicemen’s lives to protect corporate oil interests extending beyond the Pacific. In view of the lives expended since, both military and innocent, to preserve the reaches of empire, what’s so hard to believe?


WWII air veterans of Doolittle Raiders celebrate 71 years of bombing civilians

Doolittle nose-art
I read 30 Seconds Over Tokyo when I was still a war-playing kid, before I would understand the mischievous consequences of the Doolittle Raiders B-25 bombers deploying without their bombsights. This was to prevent US war-making advantages falling into enemy hands but it also precluded dropping bombs with accuracy. I’m pretty certain the account for young readers also didn’t explain why over a quarter of the squadron’s bombs were of the incidiary cluster variety. Readers today know what those are for. Doolittle claimed to be targeting military sites in Japan’s capitol, but “invariably” hit civilian areas including four schools and a hospital. Of the American fliers captured, three were tried and executed by the despicable “Japs”, who considered the straffing of civilians to be war crimes. After the war, the US judged the Japanese officers responsible, as if their verdict was a greater injustice against our aviators’ “honest errors”. Today we rationalize our systemic overshoot policy as “collateral damage”.

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What Does Democracy Look Like? Not likely the Old Testament Thank You

I attended Occupy Denver’s forum “What Does Democracy Look Like?” this weekend to hear activist scholars of considerable repute throw in their two cents. The first day was a splendid gathering, except where a curated discussion of intentional community lapsed into theology. Yes, a distillation of mostly white reform literature (Fanon was dismissed as wayward) yielded three steps for The Way Forward: Egypt, Exodus and the Promised Land. Yep.

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Mother Jones was not a Democrat!

Mother Jones Magazine sent me an email the other morning, subject: “BREAKING”, first line: “URGENT” so I opened it wondering if it was possibly about more than asking for money, how silly of me. Apparently, Stephen Colbert’s sister stands a chance to beat Republican Sanford in a senate race somewhere, as if that mattered to Mother Jones! Has a Democrat yet delivered anything to cheer about? Like President Obama, they are worse than Republicans because we pretend they are kinder gentler rapists and they’re not even that, they’re doublespeaking rapists whispering sweet nothings, this latest has the last name “Busch.”


What unions are really all about?


Oye, un poco de pensamiento positivo en Karaoke

How about some positive thinking here!!!! Sing along with us now! Oye!


Slam Bam, no thank you, Mam- the ‘flashbang’ bra holster bad idea

old_ladyThe gun fetishists are never at a loss, it seems, to come up with bad ideas when it comes to their sick love of guns. This one is guaranteed to cause more harm than good… FLASHBANG (BRA) HOLSTER: An Overview.


Ding Dong the Wicked Witch is Dead!

images-53What else can we really say here? This woman loved the military and hated the poor and she and Ronnie in the US as ruling class elite are responsible for making the mess the entire world still faces today. Thatcher’s policies have led us into a world where misery is proliferating non stop and her legacy is nothing more than riches for the super rich and poverty and austerity for the poor. What an evil witch!


Barbaric USA- our society is in love with Pentagon child abuse and the use of military terrorism- Fly the Flag!

images-52Afghan Children Reported Among Dead in U.S. Strike… Do any of your neighbors really even care? Sure, they like to pretend that they ‘support life’ and such, and that they are Christians… but do they really oppose the use of their government’s terrorism abroad? Very few really do oppose it we know.


How many Black and Hispanic men have been robbed of their lives by US cops and prosecutors?


Spread the morning after pill around the planet! Get out of the way, Obama!

Unknown-29A court ruling has overturned the US Obama Adminstrations’s, the Pope’s, and all the other Right Wing Christian groups’ legal restrictions blocking the increased use of the morning after pill inside the US. It will now be sold over the counter in the US and made more easily available to young teen women as well as older women.
 
Next trip out of the US to more restrictive countries, we urge you to take along several thousand of these pills with you and distribute them liberally to those that might need them. You might most probably help save a young woman’s life if you were to do so. And too bad the Democratic Party will go on and probably continue to try to sabotage better family planning rules with their friends, the religious Far Right. The Obama Administration is turning out to be the worst set of ‘Republicans’ we have had in the White House in the last decades. Egads… (See Obama Faces Choice on Morning-After Pill Limits)


Bill Clinton’s Haitian ‘aid’ campaigning was all a big fraud

How many times did Bill Clinton pose himself as wanting to save the US made impoverished Haiti? I lost count. Well now a study shows it was all a big fraud, with most of the so called US aid to Haiti going to US companies, and only 1% of it to Haitians themselves! Yes, that’s right. …just 1%! And the study also found that the biggest recipient of U.S. aid after the earthquake was Chemonics International, a for-profit international development company based in Washington, D.C., that has more than 4,800 employees. These are US corporate creeps posing as international saviours alongside their co-partners, The Pentagon. See Study Finds Haiti Aid Largely Went to US Groups


Obama is not politically correct and regrets it!

Kamala D. Harris___ Today in Wonderland USA, President Obama apologized to a woman for earlier calling her ‘hot’. However, she was then warned that if she continued to get upset about his male chauvinist sexism that he would have to send a drone to her house and take appropriate CIC action.

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Democrats prepared to beat up on the elderly with their buddies, the Republicans

Unknown-36~~~ We could see this a long time coming… Obama ‘offering to cut US pensions’ for deficit deal …Time to kick both parties to the side and stop that ‘Kiss me I’m a liberal (Democrat) bullshit. In fact, it’s way past the time to have done so. Neither Democrat nor Republican come the next round of corporate ruling class (s)elections! Voting for these people is like putting a bullet to your head. This country can hardly be called a democracy at all.


Obama continues to occupy Korea with Pentagon troops as one part of multiple US proxy wars against Russia and China

WW1 and WW2 began because various (mainly European) capitalist powers began to battle each other over ownership and control over their multiple world wide colonies. Today, the US corporate world has their US government battling the newest capitalist powers, Russia and China, over who will control the world’s scattered and now rapidly dwindling natural resources.

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Today’s class society (capitalism) alienates us all and creates a generalized unhappiness

Unknown-32 ~~~~~~ My favorite question for America’s hordes of Right Wingers is simply to ask them just what exactly are they defending so hard? They never ever come up with anything much coherent when asked this question and I have become to ask myself if they are so alienated from others and themselves to the point of not even being aware of it? Interestingly, today the alternet website published a great introspection of our generalized societal unhappiness which asked a similar question of us all. Why Are We All Ignoring Our Loneliness?


Meet The Stars of local-Colorado Springs- burlesque!

7085750_orig****** We have some radical superstars in our local area and I encourage all Lefties to give their performances a personal visit. Check out Peaks and Pasties


UN military units ready to take over for the US and Israel in Syria

Unknown-30——————————- Leave it for the so-called ‘United Nations’… this organization is always ready to be mobilized for Pentagon mop up operations after the US and its allies have smashed up yet another country. UN plans post-Assad Syria deployment- Al Jazeera reports


Prosecutors in the Blood Covered State of Colorado go for Blood to be extracted from the criminally insane

“It’s my determination and my intention that in this case for James Eagan Holmes justice is death,” Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler said at Monday’s hearing, which the accused attended. Mr Holmes’ parents sat holding hands in the public gallery. See Aurora suspect James Holmes should be executed, say prosecutors

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The Obama Administration- how coach plebeian they do travel! …NOT.

images-50 One of the most sadly comical aspects of the Obama Administration and the rather dense liberal types that put their hopes for future change in them, is how it is pretended that The Obamas are of, AND FOR, the people. And many brainwashed Americans even believe that!!!????? However, if so, why does this Administration’s bosses spend so much money like this when they just travel a night or two? Joe Biden’s Paris Hotel Cost $585,000 For One-Night Vice Presidential Stay

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Maybe the US should just make all those marriages illegal?

images-48___ The two sides are both lined up to shoot each other down as to who should all be allowed to marry in the US, which is the one form of prostitution now fully supported by religion if engaged in by a man and a woman. Sure too though, in the US prostitution is basically now illegal if you don’t film the act, distribute the porn film then for sales, and get that series of actions labeled as all being interpreted as ‘art’ by The State. No other idiocy in modern society quite like lawyers, cops, and judges telling us what is art and what is supposedly not, is there? …for lowball comedy, that is.

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