Monthly Archives: July 2016

Michael Moore, Nate Silver, Bernie MF Sanders, fake radicals, exit stage right.

OK so the silver lining to watching the Hillary – Trump prizefight is that those cheering and jeering are showing their colors. If they’re on either party bandwagon we can dismiss them out of hand, I’m talking about those pretending … Continue reading

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SO #DEMEXIT

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Have you heard that Snopes pretends to be the last word on not just rumors?

TRUE OR FALSE? SNOPES began as a website to debunk urban myths, but since being bought by a major internet conglomerate, Snopes acts as final word on which conspiracy theories have merit and which are too disruptive of the dominant … Continue reading

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And Korea…. being rolled over by a new empire

Alternative Title, Why there actually IS a Communist half of Korea. Probably more than half now. They didn’t change their language or identity for centuries under the rule of Chinese and Japanese emperors. It is a very big feeling of … Continue reading

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I really did try to give them a break, you know

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 … Continue reading

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The Hillary Clinton War Machine banner seen by everyone at 2016 DNC but you.

PHILADELPHIA, PA- The second day of protest of the 2016 DNC was expected to dwarf Sunday’s impressive turnout, so we hit the Monday rally determined to repeat our photo-op coup of the day before. This time our banner read “HILLARY … Continue reading

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Dem presidents won’t chose better supreme court justices than Repugs

NOW we’re told the ultimate reason to prevent a Trump presidency is because he’ll appoint Supreme Court judges who will set progressive movements back for generations. You forget that President Obama’s latest nomination put the lie to that bugaboo. Put … Continue reading

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Why is it impossible to beat a lie detector?

The answer: There is no such thing as a lie detector. No machine which can tell the difference between truth and falsehood. It’s common to use the term “lie detector” simply because the makers and operators of the Polygraph machine … Continue reading

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When court jesters stop laughing at despots they expect you to stop too

They’re funny, they’re clever, and their comedy can be dead serious, but it turns out when political comedians actually are dead serious they expect their audience to come to heel. Bernie Sanders was just a laugh, look at yourself, you … Continue reading

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What Politically Correct really means

What happened to Civility has simultaneously happened to Language. For those who really need this, I’ll put it in dumbass speak: big word simultaneously mean at same time as other thing. Civility means being nice. Language means talking and reading … Continue reading

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Clean Energy march opens DNC 2016

PHILADELPHIA, PA- Sunday’s successful march kickstarted public demonstrations against the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Thousands called for environmental justice on the eve of the nomination of pro-fracking, pro-pipeline, pro-war-for-oil Hillary Clinton. The banner brought by Denver Occupiers “THINK … Continue reading

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Where to protest the 2016 Philly DNC

PHILADELPHIA, PA- Depending on what you’re here to accomplish at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, pro-Bernie, anti-war, reformist, or disruption, here’s our shortlist of the event sites according to theme. 1. WELLS FARGO CENTER– Main site of DNC, for delegates … Continue reading

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One neat thing about fuzzy vision

Sometimes, like earlier this evening I mistook one word for another in a TV ad. Happens to me a lot. Then I thought, like always. I said to myself, Self, there’s a lesson here, but how to impart it to … Continue reading

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This might seem to be a Captain Obvious moment

But how many, if any, “imprisoned dissidents” were freed from jails in Iraq, Afghanistan or Libya? I mean, that was one of the reasons for U.S. to “liberate” the “oppressed people”.

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Trump: Make America Eight Again

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A favorite joke

Marvin is working in his store when he hears a booming voice from above: “Marvin, sell your business.” He ignores it. It goes on for days. “Marvin, sell your business for $3 million.” After weeks of this, Marvin relents, sells … Continue reading

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So, every bag of golf clubs has an umbrella…

But the largest group of people struck by lightning are on golf courses. You know, standing out in an open field with a metal stick in your hand…. That statistic, of course, doesn’t mean MOST of lightning  victims are on … Continue reading

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In spite of permits, plans or schedules, protests of Philly DNC begin Sunday, July 24, when whole world is watching.

CLEVELAND, OHIO- Already the 2016 RNC has a lesson to offer organizers of next week’s DNC in Philadelphia. Throw everything you’ve got into SUNDAY, Day Zero. Once party delegates disappear into the convention center, they take the reporters with them. … Continue reading

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Who wrote Melania Trump’s speech?

Number one, Melania Trump did not plagiarize Michelle Obama, her speechwriter did. And that hack copied from the First Lady’s. So one speechwriter plagiarized from another. More probably they cribbed from the same citizenship pledge essay. I’m surprised pundits pretend … Continue reading

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Cleveland cops only cared that Tunick’s 100 naked women were not marching.

The Spencer Tunick naked women photo-op at the Cleveland RNC provided an interesting spectacle. One hundred nude women aimed large mirrors at the convention center to shine light on the retrograde sexism of the GOP. They also might have stroked … Continue reading

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Police State Appreciation Day protested for obvious reasons #BlueLivesMurder

DENVER, COLORADO- The July 17 Law Enforcement Appreciation Day festivities could barely be heard above the din of bullhorns blasting Denver police for being the second most murderous in the nation. TV reporters hoped to record Occupy Denver’s enthousiasm for … Continue reading

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Hillary 2016 as Rosie the Riveter: like we really need another war-machinist.

You’ve seen meme: Hillary Clinton’s face superimposed over Rosie the Riveter, the original image used to boost war production during WWII. It became a feminist icon in the 70s as historic proof women could do the job of men. Reprising … Continue reading

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Yellen, Lagarde, Merkel, & May, already give us a taste of women-led injustice.

When Hillary Clinton ascends to the US presidency, she’ll join a girls club of world leaders who’ve already shown that the feminine gender doesn’t lack for sociopaths. It may be hard to know whether IMF head Christine Lagarde or FED … Continue reading

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Erdogan fakes coup in Turkey, purges army and supreme court, shuts down US air base to force extradition of rival

The military coup in Istanbul was not what the Turkish President’s tightly reined media, nor the West’s fascist controlled media, say it was. It was not a coup, it was a Reichtag Fire. Now Recep Erdogan is rounding up the … Continue reading

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Free Peltier Now!

Leonard Peltier is now in a Fed prison in Florida. He is in very poor health and part of that is an Aneurism. The people who have the contract for the Feds are to the best of my knowledge, the … Continue reading

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