Tag Archives: Astroturf

Today kids are learning a valuabe civics lesson. Government won’t do anything for people, without a gun to its head.

OH THE IRONY. But Poe’s Law probably governs in high schools too. For the same reason irony doesn’t compute on social media: adolescent frontal lobes. I don’t have much use for guns myself, but it’s obvious to me that when … Continue reading

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“On Saturday, your state will march for truth” says the invite. Hahaha SO true.

What’s wrong with protests being mobilized to demand transparency and full investigations into government misconduct? At face value, this weekend’s March For Truth seems like a perfectly earnest response, much like the March For Science sought to highlight public disdain … Continue reading

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Israel attacks Syria! Surely Syria will be accorded the right to defend itself

It’s the pretext Israel uses whenever it strikes Gaza or Lebanon or European cafes or US ships: the right to defend itself. In fact the right to do it preemptively is how Israel justifies bombing Iran or assassinating Iranian scientists. … Continue reading

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Denver April 28 War on Women march was a PRObama rally and we fell for it

DENVER- Isn’t there something distasteful about a gathering of Obama supporters who want to rail against “The War On Women” and permit no mention of his non metaphorical deadly engagements? Organizers complained bitterly about activist Rita Ague’s successful subversion of … Continue reading

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Without women there is no revolution!

I believe it, don’t you? No patronizing flattery here –but also IMO what’s behind the diversionary War On Women with its ready- made astroturf battle stations.

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The “War On Women” is a wedge issue

I’ll say this with the sensitivity I know White Males of Privilege have in spades: I’m sorry, isn’t the War On Women an obvious wedge issue? To me it’s the usual progressive ideals versus religious brick wall, meant to divide … Continue reading

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Tea Partying with the Freak Brothers

Whew! These Occupy posts are far more difficult to pry from myself than their predecessors; the hands-on mechanics of putting the earlier stuff into practice in the present world, amongst the isolated pools of individuated consciousness we humans represent, each … Continue reading

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“United For Global Change” is Madison Ave dilution of “Global Democracy” cry. Oct 15 not for Obameaningless change

UNITED FOR GLOBAL CHANGE certainly smacks of the meaningless slogan that swept President Hope to power. My guess is that this is Advertizer Omnicom’s contract PR redesign to subvert the worldwide Global Democracy movement sparked by Spain’s Indignant rebels and … Continue reading

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About your AK47, sir…

I have this technique I learned a long time ago involving a half-brick or some similar sized object and a variation on baseball pitching. I’m not a professional at it or for that matter the most skilled individual at doing … Continue reading

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Given the recent city council and Chamber of Commerce funding

And endorsement… How, for instance, does Steve Bach afford signs plastered all over town the very minute he announces his candidacy? Princess Lisa Czeladtko, Jim Leigh? Supposedly non-politicians, right? “Business” men and women, right? Seems mighty coincidental. Also that they’re … Continue reading

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Doug Bruce files fake state tax return, gets busted.

one of the inconsistencies was on his Federal Tax he posted more money given to “charities” than he took in income. Even counting the RepubliCan’t and TeaTard definition of “charity” to include buying guns for the MinuteMurder Militias, organizing Astroturf … Continue reading

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Labor Rally In Austin commemorated Fallen Workers

For those who think Disabled Workers complain too much about how we’re cast out by society, these are mock coffins carried to commemorate the ones who are now forever silent and can no longer complain about how deregulated workplaces, Union … Continue reading

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Operation Chaos Backfired (also the TeaTard action in Wisconsin)

So, the DumFox leaders became so frightened of the hordes of non-white-anglo-saxons having the majority of the votes, if the representative districts were counted correctly, they thought of a brilliant (in their opinion) plan to skew the results of the … Continue reading

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If foreign citizens aren’t allowed to vote

… and the “U.S.” Chamber of Commerce is opposed to Undocumented Workers unless they can really exploit them heavily, and use their presence to exploit the OTHER American Workers, Why then has the Chamber been accepting and funneling into congressional … Continue reading

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Contaminants in the runoff water

Seems they predate the Homeless Camping debate by at least a decade. One of the problems that was present when the City and County of Pueblo sued Colorado Springs for fouling their water, e-coli. Seems Colorado Springs and Springs Utilities … Continue reading

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How long before the Extremist Rightwing Conspiracy theory?

Because FOX and their subsidiaries like the “Astroturf” TeaBags, employers of Professional and Amateur Liars on a massive scale, would have somebody within their ranks who would think it a good idea to spring the notion that the recent spate … Continue reading

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“Clean” Coal on defensive, downplaying REAL Clean power

So they’re spending a few hundred million nationwide promoting their bid for MORE unsupervised unregulated Mountaintop Removal Coal (and other minerals) Extraction, with the accompanying subsidies they’ll get if WHEN the Tame Departments of Interior, Defense and Energy and the … Continue reading

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A year later, Briseña Flores still dead, Minutemen still unpunished.

That would include the three trigger pullers, and also their accomplices, including their Fellow Travellers in the Ku Klux Klan, the American National Socialist White Person’s Party, the Tea Party and the Republican Party. The listed groups have common leadership … Continue reading

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Republicans slit their own throats.

Ok, not literally although that WOULD be an entertaining prospect. The Republicans in Congress are dropping like a jet-propelled rock in popularity and why? Because they declared War on Obama last spring. The issue that triggered it wasn’t Health Care, … Continue reading

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You know how the Tea-baggers claim to give 3/4 of a Deceased Rat’s Rectum about Seniors?

Turns out one of their controllers, the Bush Administration pricks who are angling to get back into full power, meaning, first place at the trough, have been issuing bonds against Social Security surplus funds to finance Bush’s (Cheney and Rove … Continue reading

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Anti-Castro blogger Yoani Sanchez hears from Obama ahead of Fidel

Havana pseudo-blogger Yoani Sánchez has the ear of President Obama, what a surprise. In the wake of not being able to travel to the US to receive an astroturf accolade from Columbia University, then a much ballyhooed —but uncorroborated— story … Continue reading

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Pam “Heil Hitler” Pilger gets it all wrong

Much is being made of the irony that the anti-health teabagger who shouted “HEIL HITLER” at a Jewish man who spoke in favor of universal health care, was herself wearing an ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCES t-shirt.   Irony? I think the … Continue reading

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Is this signature Rove spin?

Short hair, oxford shirts, not one extraneous banner, did someone co-opt this Move-on action? Looks more like astroturf than grass roots. God bless ’em. The Republicans have joined MoveOn. Next time let’s see if they’d like to pose for the … Continue reading

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