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Meow Wolf’s new Denver development is urban predation in sheep’s clothing.

DENVER, COLO- Alternatively, Santa Fe alt-art venue Meow Wolf is URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN CAT’S CLOTHING. Here’s the scam: Laud an arts collective of “creative types”. Let them pitch an arts space project to city planners for which you’ll supply the … Continue reading

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Syria neoliberal invasion ad campaign casts chicks with guns but no helmets

THAT’S RICH. When they’re not bombarding western viewers with contrived photo-ops of camera-facing toddlers, victimized by Asad’s bombs never ours, the neoliberal propagandists are fishing for left-leaning sympathies with “Freedom Fighters” who Americans could not should not leave behind. Meet … Continue reading

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Why should you attend the Denver Nalty-Byfield ENTERPRISE TRIAL?

Why support the “We The People” public-oath sticklers who the state is prosecuting like a criminal enterprise? A few reasons: Solidarity. Because as hardheaded as they might be, defendants Stephen Nalty and Steve Byfield are still JUDICIAL REFORM ACTIVISTS. Sense … Continue reading

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FBI undercover rats on sovereign pals, says they planned to seize small county jails, except he was their lone soldier.

    DENVER, COLORADO- Very interesting testimony Friday at the trial of sovereigns Stephen Nalty and Steve Byfield. The prosecution’s latest witness was FBI INFORMER Marshall Ringer. Not a sovereign citizen type turned by government agents, Ringer is a disgraced … Continue reading

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John Walter, don’t you know Trump says to thank the Cops who murdered you… with a plagiarized line…

I was at St Francis Hospital on the corner of Powers, Woodmen and the edge of the known universe, there was a copy of the Gazette who aren’t as right wing as they used to be, not a difficult goal … Continue reading

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Agent Orange Blues

Recently Monsanto did for Bayer what Dupont and Dow had done to Monsanto and each other in a massive flustercluck. Passed the ball. Can’t play on one field anymore so they take the ball to another stadium. That’s a horrible … 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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Tom Jefferson, Founding Father and Serial Rapist

Hu-wi. That’s Cherokee for “hu-wi”. The Silly Season is on us.  Every election year we get bombarded (“we” defined as anybody trying to get information to process and mold our separate opinions) by something called The Expressed Original Intent of … Continue reading

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Why is the New Yorker selling a bright eyed, androgynous Millennial Hillary?

Cheaky Bastards. The New Yorker pulls Sy Hersh, and their covers are establishment all the way. There have been four Trump covers, as many for Hillary, and curiously none for the senator from Vermont. This week’s issue touts a resilient … Continue reading

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International StarWarz Day

May the 4th be with you… That started as an intellectual or at least nerd pun. The underlying fear slowly builds up. As does the deficit, the vast majority of which is subsidizing wars which in turn are a giveaway … Continue reading

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Prince the Artist Formerly

Everybody has something to say about Prince, RIP, the artist formerly known by a pseudo-hieroglyph. Of his own design, it was pseudo-silent and un-typeable so he became “Formerly Known as Prince.” Before that he was the single-named Madonna-esque “Prince”.   … Continue reading

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Police take poetic license with wanted posters of New York prison fugitives

LOOKIT! New York authorities have issued fresh images of escapees David Sweat and Richard Matt. You might wonder where they got photos more recent than the last mug shots, which was the last time the prison break fugitives were in … Continue reading

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When comments distract from posts: The dirty ice cream stick in your hand

The Guardian covered the immigrant mothers protesting their detention in the private facilities run by GEO in Texas. Reading the comments on this article, I’m reminded of a story from my youth, some 60 years ago. We young boys would … Continue reading

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150 year remembrance of Sand Creek still firmly in grip of master narrative

DENVER, COLORADO- The Denver Art Museum assembled a panel of Native American artists to build collections of recollections of the Sand Creek Massacre on the occasion of its 150 year anniversary. Question: what do the artists think of resting the … Continue reading

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The People’s Climate March will move the United Nations if marchers push it

I heard a dispiriting conceit at yesterday’s 350.ORG whistestop rally at Denver’s Union Station to cheer climate activists bording the Amtrak Zephyr destined for the New York City #S21 People’s Climate March. This young, otherwise energetic and charismatic environmentalist told … Continue reading

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Prince Polo Polo of England

These photos are fakes… ‘The UK edition of Cosmopolitan has long been famous for its racy male centerfold spreads, but these images of a naked Prince William and Harry celebrating victory in a polo match, their modesty hidden by nothing … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs holds memorial service for young American, Armando Montano, murdered in Mexico City

Among the tributes Sunday were those from Montano’s colleagues in Colorado, Mexico and elsewhere around the world. In honor of his life, the song “Gracias a la Vida” by the late Argentine artist Mercedes Sosa was performed, as well as … Continue reading

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I want to hear Tania sing so move over, Luciano Pavarotti

From Peru comes a great new artist, young Tania! She may well be the best vocalist in the world? You judge… NIÑA PERUANA CANTA COMO LOS DIOSES. And now, the same singer, Tania Cirilo, just 3-4 years earlier. Check it … Continue reading

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Tens of thousands march in New York City on Fathers Day protest against ‘Stop and Frisk’ racial profiling by cops

Under reported by the US press is this protest against the growing National Security State laws and law enforcement of US military and policing agencies. Huge Multiracial Father's Day March Tells Bloomberg and NYPD, 'No More Stop-and-Frisk!' ___Why don’t they … Continue reading

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Thomas Kinkade has died- What are all admirers of Americana kitsch going to do?

“A Kinkade painting was typically rendered in slightly surreal pastels,” Joan Didion wrote. “It typically featured a cottage or a house of such insistent coziness as to seem actually sinister, suggestive of a trap designed to attract Hansel and Gretel. … Continue reading

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Any surprise that China, McDonalds and ad world would be averse to sunshine?

Advertizing creatives Doug Nichol and John Benet made a wonderful behind-the-scenes “making-of” as they filmed two commercial spots for McDonalds China, and neither their client nor their employers are pleased. The title SUNSHINE works on several levels and hopefully this … Continue reading

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This American Life caves to Apple Corp, swaps Mike Daisey Chinese factory horror story for Marketplace puff spin

This American Life host Ira Glass tried to pull an Oprah on playwright Mike Daisey, to dress him down on creative license Daisey took with an excerpt of a monolog aired on TAL titled Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory. … Continue reading

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Mr. 1%er – Mitt Romney

Romney was walking the rope line outside of his headquarters in Charleston, S.C., just today when a person off camera asked, “What would you do to support the 99 percent, seeing as how you’re part of the 1 percent?” Romney … Continue reading

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The Stark truth about race in Texas.

Of course, now the Land Commissioner is putting through using his State Agency an official OK for issuing license plates with the confederate Hate Flag for a group called Sons Of Confederate Veterans. A group for which I qualify but … Continue reading

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Legal artistry

(In response to questions received on another forum: “I’m curious as to why, exactly, you feel that you are entitled to stay in a public park at all?”, “What makes you feel that you are entitled to enjoy the ‘right’ … Continue reading

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