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NY #OccupyWallStreet protest is going to be this generation’s Woodstock. Are you going to miss it?

If you can’t bum a ride to New York City, you are going to miss out, it’s plain as that. But you can make the revolution happen where you are. The Egyptian victory in Tahrir Square wasn’t achieved without simultaneous demos in Alexandria and Suez, etc. The earliest heavy casualties actually happened outside Cairo. In the Colorado capitol, a nascent #OccupyDenver is building steam. President Obama is making a campaign stop in Denver on Tuesday at Lincoln High School at Evans and Federal. That will be an excellent chance to force the media to break its blackout against the anti-capitalist uprising. What’s there to say to President Obama? Nothing right? He’s shown he answers only to Wall Street. But the message to the TV coverage of Obama, and to the people of Denver can be: Why is the bank-owned corporate media not telling you about #OccupyWallStreet? Reclaim our democracy from the bankers.
 
Colorado Springs is gaga for warmongers, bigots, Zionists and conservative educational campuses. The local Intelligence Quotient doesn’t rise to the level of critical thinking, which is a heartbreaking trait in its youth. But there is an ongoing effort to aid #OccupyWallStreet’s visibility. It’s held on the noon hour, at Tejon and Colorado Ave downtown, at the Booz Allen Hamilton Building, where area war profiteers laugh all the way to the investment banks across the hall, passing by the local FBI office, btw. Our protest doesn’t have the music, mahem & hijinks of NYC Liberty Plaza, but none of the beatings either. Come a few minutes late and you get to pass reserve cops hiding out of our view in the alleys around the critical intersection, in case the bankers want their critics squashed. Possible messaging: DON’T LET BANKERS FORECLOSE ON DEMOCRACY, OCCUPY WALL STREET NOW!
 
WALL STREET BANKS ARE STEALING YOUR HOME, HEALTH, RETIREMENT, STANDARD OF LIVING, & WORLD RESOURCES. #OCCUPYWALLSTREET –LOOK IT UP.

Capitalism on the hoof: They’re selling air at chocolate prices.

Not the Homeland Security scam again, (they RENT the air, you don’t get to keep it) but a Very Large Un-named Chocolate Company whose name rhymes with Smershey.
They have a new version of a a product that rhymes with Lisses and you can see I’m milking this joke for all it’s worth.
Which, since it is a real product therefore not a real joke.
But it’s made with whipped chocolate meaning… lots of air to fill up that little tinfoil so they don’t have to put in nearly as much chocolate and still make you feel good about paying a higher price.
They suck. Not much more one can say about it. but I’m going to try.
Seems some mini wars their parent corporation (BigPig Investments, Inc) has stirred up to make Nigeria pay the Oil Companies more money for the privilege of giving up Their Oil, has spilled over into Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana… In other words, Chocolate Prices go up.
Somewhat of a bind for the investors who would have two excruciating choices: Sell the beach house or screw the customers.
Since screwing the customers is the closest they ever get to having real sex the choice, while painful, had to be made and the customers get to buy air. They even have “air” in the name.

It’s kind of like this neighborhood I lived in in Ft Worth, Polytechnic Heights. Sounds really good right?

Yeah, kind of like that. They can sell less product for more money, use Air in the name and make it sound like something other than a dumping ground for poor people.

From Syntagma Square to Wall Street, the people want their money back!

If the Wall Street bankers are going to be made to give the world’s wealth back to the people, they’ll ask to “you and whose army?” Your dumb lazy ass on the line would be helpful, but no one’s waiting on you to press the banks for economic justice. Around the world, youth activists are converging September 17 on the international centers of grand larceny. In New York City, that’s Wall Street.

From antibanks.net

Occupy financial districts on September 17:

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET in New York, USA – Read the plan of action.

#TOMALABOLSA in Madrid, Spain – Read the plan of action. Fb event.

#TOMALABOLSA in Valencia, Spain – Fb event 

#TOMALABOLSA in Bilbao, Spain – Fb event

#TOMALABOLSA in Santander, in Spain – Camping 2 days in front of Bank Santander. Read the plan of action.

#TOMALABOLSA in Las Palmas, in Spain – Read the plan of action.

#OCCUPAZIONEPIAZZAAFFARI in Milan, Italy – Fb event.

#OCCUPYBANKOFENGLAND#UKUncut in London, England – Fb event. other fb event.

#USDORSF San Francisco, USA – Read the plan of action.

#USDORLosA Los Angeles, USA – Read the plan of action.

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET in Austin, USA – Read the plan of action.

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET in Seattle, USA – Read the plan of action.

#TAKETHESQUARE return to the Capitol Square in Madison, Wisconsin – USA Webpage

#OCCUPYBAYSTREET in Toronto, Canada – Fb event.

in Athens, Greece – Hellenic Stock Exchange Fb event. Also gathering in Syntagma square at 12:00 and then march to the Bank of Greece on Panepistimioy Avenue. Fb event. Web flyer here.

in Berlin, Germany – Occupy Börse Berlin Fb Event.

in Frankfurt, Germany – Occupy Frankfurter Börse Fb Event.

in Stuttgart, Germany – Occupy börsenstrasse Fb event.

in Lisboa, Portugal – Demonstration in front of Stock-Market headquarters. Fb event.

in Porto, Portugal – Demonstration in front of Stock-Market headquarters. Portugal – Fb event.

in Vienna, Austria – Read the plan of action.

#BEURSPLEINBEZETTING in Amsterdam, Netherlands – Camping in the Exchange Market Square. Fb event. Preparation meeting (13.09.2011) link.

in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Demonstration in front of Stock Exchange Headquarters. FB event.

Things to De-Celebrate this National Hate Week

Which is a smack to the back of the head to all those who told us in 1984 that the Police State setup from the BOOK of the same name couldn’t possibly happen in America because it was all about Socialist Dystopia and nobody, no not ever, could set up a CAPITALIST dictatorship. God, they’re stupid.
 
But here’s what the post 9/11 “patriotism” has gotten us. Eight years of a moron for president, an evil moron but a moron. His crew of more intelligent evil people used the occasion to make it unpatriotic to question their plans to deregulate American industries. We’ve seen a 9/11 worth of dead Americans every single month due to denial of Health Care. We’ve seen pollution that al Qa’eda could only hope to inflict on any one small town, done daily and across the nation. We’ve seen our national surplus turned upside down, and many multiples of the amount of that surplus in debt, due to the Wars started by the aforementioned Moron in response to 9/11. The badly misnamed USA PATRIOT Act is being invoked against Julian Assange and Wikileaks in response to their telling the TRUTH about 9/11 and the aforementioned wars, the moron who started them and the morons who still follow his leadership even though it’s destroyed what used to be America. Those Morons have banded together into Right Wing Terrorist Groups such as the TeaParty, Minutemen and other “patriotic” front-ends for the Ku Klux Klan. They’ll be flying plenty of the Hate Flag. By Tea-Klan MORONS such as this couple who made their Wedding into a Hate-fest. Yep, that’s right, they’re celebrating their wedding with symbols of Starting A Racist War which killed half a million Americans in order to keep according to the 1860 census 3,950,528 Americans in perpetual bondage based on the color of their skin.

To deny AMERICANS the rights to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness spoken of, ever so nobly, in a revered document written by a Slaveowner. So much for the “original intent”, Jefferson spoke of Liberty in one paper then wrote whole books demonizing Black Americans and condemning them to slavery.

You find that a lot in the “original intent” doctrine espoused by those who want to return America to an official slave nation.

Emboldened by the level of pure ignorant and racist Hatred engendered by 9/11.

So, De-Celebrate it by burning the Racist Flag.

And, not just those of us who are of Darker Skin, or mixed “race”.

Every WHITE person in the world has a stake in this as well, a huge stake because it will only be by the WHITES rejecting the label the Racist PurkMeisters like the Tea-Klan want to place on All White People.

They would have me and thee and she and he and we and everybody in the whole world believe that all white people are as stupid, ignorant and hate filled as they are.

So I’m calling on the so-called “white race” to step up and redeem and reclaim the dignity of what their and my white relatives have done FOR the world. Of course, a lot of it is mixed in with some very stupid and often Evil crap.

The world wars saw many millions of mostly “christian” whites killed by other “christian” whites. Literally marched into belt-fed water-cooled machine gun fire.

And those wars, like the ones leading up to it, some of them so long and vicious they’re called by the number of years they took between declaring war and declaring peace, just for the sake of simplicity.

Which were also direct pre-cursors to the American Civil War and, yes, planted the seeds of Hatred which blossomed so brightly on 9/11 and afterward.

The Colorado Springs city and county governments are giving away red-white-blue ribbons pledging never to forget, with the suggestion that we put them on our trees, mailboxes, fences.. fuck that.

I’ll probably be picking up hundreds of them off the roads and out of the ditches the same way I STILL pick up those stupid damned antenna flags that “patriots” lose off their cars and don’t go back to retrieve them.

In fact I’m going to go around with a camera taking pictures of the ribbons and flags, the store-bought fake-ass “patriotism”, laying in the weeds and ditches and mud-gutters as I’m picking them up and it will be a reminder of the SHAME those ignorant Socially Retarded Animated Sphincters (walking assholes) bring to their own definitions of “patriotism”.

Blind racism and fear of Arabs, whether or not the Arabs are Christian, Jewish or Muslim, (yes, people, your stupid stereotypes are WRONG, take THAT, byotches!) and in fact there was a “Mosque” AT THE TWIN TOWERS which was being used for prayers at the moment the attack began. There were Muslims on the planes who were merely Passengers. In fact for all anybody knows, the ones credited with the kill might have just been passengers who happened to be Arabic.

None of the alleged hijackers were from Iraq or Afghanistan.

Indeed, among the many victims of 9/11 were several dozen innocent Muslims, ranging in age from their late 60s to a couple’s unborn child. Six of these victims were Muslim women, including one who was 7 months pregnant. Many were stockbrokers or restaurant workers, earning a living to care for their families. There were converts and immigrants, hailing from over a dozen different countries and the U.S. There were heroes: a NYPD cadet and a Marriott hotel worker, who sacrificed their lives attempting to rescue others. The Muslim victims were parents to over 30 children, who were left orphaned

Also many of the victims were “illegal” Immigrants who were working at or near the Towers, another group of people the Hate-Freak Confederate Tea-Klan like to demonize.

Again, take THAT, byotches! Fold your bigotry and prejudice and racism until it’s all sharp corners and shove it up your collective Arse, sideways so it hurts more.

Fairy Tales and Other Capitalisms

First story on the Post Financial section, tooth fairy leaving less money. Average payout less than three bucks per tooth. Get it? “buck” and “teeth”? I slay me. More kids getting $0.00, 10%, just a tragic footnote to an otherwise fucked up story. Some Kids getting $5 a piece And Gift Cards. WTF? Kid already knows how to use a Gift Card and you still insist on telling him/her about a tooth fairy?

Never mind the long term psych management you’ll be paying out.

And the kids DO tell each other how much the get / WAY TO GO!!

There exists a web page www.therealtoothfairies.com that offers advice on how to tell your kids why their school friends get more bread for the same product. My suggestion is to tell the kid “Tooth Fairy ain’t real, here’s a couple bucks, you can keep the tooth.”

Don’t spend five years teaching your kid that Rich Kids are more valuable than Poor Kids.

“Ye shall know the tooth, and the tooth shall set you free.”

The Truth, obviously, is a luxury only the Poor can afford.

Li’l Abner on the debt ceiling panic

Patterned after GM president Charlie Wilson, who said: what's good for General Motors is good for AmericaWhen the satiric cartoon Li’l Abner was made a musical on Broadway, robber baron General Bullmoose sang Bring back the good old days, lamenting the regulation of capitalism, pondering:
“How can you break the market?
            How?
The SEC will not allow
            …one little panic.”

Today with graft unregulated and un-policed, the American public is made to panic for every swindle, to extort from them bank bailouts, tax breaks for the rich, and now cuts to “entitlements” such as poverty class pensions and medical care.

The Li’l Abner strip may not have had the legacy of Pogo, or longevity of Gasoline Alley, but it was the Doonesbury of the 30s and up to the 70s. In the introduction to From Dogpatch to Slobbovia, a little compendium of Abner scenarios, cartoonist Al Capp said this about his artistic intentions:

“to create suspicion of, and disrespect for, the perfection of all established institutions. That’s what I think education is. Anybody who gets out of college having had his confidence in the perfection of existing institutions affirmed has not been educated. Just suffocated.”

Avid fans included Queen Elizabeth, Charlie Chaplin and John Steinbeck who wrote:

Capp is probably the greatest contemporary writer and my suggestion is that if the Nobel Prize committee is at all alert, they should seriously consider him.”

As a side note, the Broadway cast of Li’l Abner included the character Stupefyin’ Jones, played by Julie Newmar aka Catwoman, and Appassionata Von Climax, played by Tina Louise, Ginger of Gilligan’s Island –if you always wondered how the character Ginger could not have failed to be a real “movie star.” Tina Louise began her career on Broadway in the 50s and was age thirty-something when the TV series aired. Imagine green-lighting an actress of that age today to play a sex symbol, yet Louise became as yet TV’s most enduring sex symbol.

Town in Georgia has arsenic that residents didn’t know…

Sounds familiar, yes? but the Georgia in question is the former Soviet Republic. And like our own Poison Hill, “Gold Hill Mesa Estates” McMansions starting at a quarter million here in Colorado Springs, houses built on top of a toxic waste mound, it was about mine waste.
The other part of the story in the opening paragraph which some “capital is god” proponents would find shocking…
Georgia, two and a half decades after the “fall of communisim” has been living under the freest of free market capitalist regimes in the world, has only 60% of the wealth they had under the Soviet Union WHAT?
Wasn’t the Economic Strangulation of Communism replaced with the much better (so we’re told) Capitalism, replete with all the formerly publicly owned mines, gas wells and other industries having been turned over to International Colonialist Corporations didn’t bring them a net profit but instead a net LOSS?
My my my my my my my my… seems a certain set of Capitalist Propagandists have been busy little bees, spreading lies all over the place…

Why are Indian children still dying of poverty?

There was an AP story about infanticide in India, mostly young girls, and the question attached was “why, with rising prosperity?”
One question immediately answered, the “rising prosperity” is mostly the Rich getting Richer, much like the Class War they “upper class elites” declared in America long long ago and are intensifying now.
Having the top economic level, the “1 percenters” getting an even larger share of even an expanding economy means those in the 80% who have less income than it takes to actually survive, will have even less. A classic example of How Deregulated Free Market Capital works to destroy the poor for the profit of the very richest.
And now, it’s taking its bloody horrid toll on the children of the poor PEOPLE.

Sarah Palin and the Republican Lie of “sacrifice”

Since she makes so much political hay over having sacrificed “her own” son to the Military Establishment, maybe she should have a short tutorial on the word Sacrifice.
First, stolen goods, stolen money and humans aren’t viewed as Clean for the Temple. Just like Caiphas couldn’t spend the thirty shekels, because it was the price of blood. Sarah Palin could not in any way OWN her son. He’s another separate human being. Not a possession.
He might consider himself a sacrifice (he’d be wrong) but it would be HIS blood offering, not hers.
Also he doesn’t seem to be dying for the atonement of anybody’s sin, if he DOES get his fascist face blown through the back of his skull it’ll be because he’s in a foreign country enslaving the people, taking their land and oil in the name of the corporations for whom Momma Grizzly does her whorin’. and one of them would get in a good shot while defending his country against Young Sgt Palin.
Not anything similar to a sacrifice.

A sacrifice is to make one Holy. Not to make one a simple grubby little cowardly murderer.

But it goes right along with the Capitalist Theme, that the Captains of Industry should be allowed the full fruits of something other people built or did.
Mrs Palin and the rest of them can say that they “sacrificed” their own kids to the Killing Machine, but they, like the Captains of Industry, who never put their own hand to the plough, never take up the sword to commit their own murders, and take whatever gain or sick emotional credit for the actions of others.
They are a disgusting and slimy lot.

No wonder the local business and civic and social “leaders” look up to them, especially those who pretend to be ministers of God.

Her “sacrifice” of her son, or more truthfully the people murdered by her son, mirrors all their vainglorious actions.

Bob Holmes said he cares for Homeless PEOPLE

…but that homeless women breed like rabbits. And while I wasn’t there at the rally at UCCS or however the hell they put it, it strikes me that it’s incredibly unlikely that he used the PEOPLE noun to modify the “homeless” adjective. I’ve noticed a tendency among the Repub/Tea Potty “leaders” here to forget that part.
So, Bob, it’s like this bubba. Seriously. Your Pomar Foundation welcomed George W into town for a Blasphemy Session yesterday. Guess you’re a supporter of his policies, yes? See, he and Your Party don’t just kill people with bullets and bombs. Although I suspect that’s your prefered method.
No, they also kill people by manipulating economic systems to favor a very few wealthy at the expense of a very huge large humongous outrageously big majority of the people, many of whom suffer from such diseases of Society as a result thereof, as Homelessness. Your Heroic Lion-Heart Bush made and indeed, as a consultant still makes, for instance Mexico into a nightmare state. His puppet dictators there have, at the insistence of YOUR Right Wing fellow-travelers, destroyed Mexico’s economy using the same techniques they’re applying to the economy of the United States today. The fast answer is that the devastation Capitalism has wrought in Mexico in the past two decades has brought infant mortality up to American Standards. Seems with all that Socialized Medicine they were leaders in the hemisphere in Infant Survival rates. The U.S. has had a third world rate for a while and, thanks to the policies being visited on us by YOUR party, it’s going to get worse. So, Bob, all those extra babies caused by among other things YOUR party’s War on Contraception, it’ll balance out by your War on Health Care manifesting itself by killing off a substantial percentage of those babies. I know you’ll get comfort from that.

Fewer scions of the Poor who will outshine your Demon Spawn in education thus shaming you when they realize you were lying about Poor people being inferior.

Take, for instance, Mexico. In Latin America Mexico was a major star because they had a revolutionary system that outlasted the Soviet Union. PEMEX, Petroleo Mexico, the state-owned Oil industry, paid for among other things food subsidies and medical and dental and educational programs that put America quite frankly to shame. But, Capitalism can’t survive without Universal Participation so something had to be done. All those U.S. and U.K. trillion dollar corporations, eating their own intestines over the thought that Mexican “PEASANTS” were denying them Their Sacred Right To Own Everything, Especially Shit They Don’t Own like sovereign nations. Something had to be done! Those Bad Ol’ Socialists were denying you the privilege of running other nations as though they were divisions of your Diseased Corporate System! HOW DARE THEY!?!!!

Mexico had a higher rate of literacy than the United States, still does because you can’t actually take away an education once it’s been achieved, and your Privatize Everything bullshit artists have succeeded in trashing American Public Education. I bet that makes you very happy because more Morons like your tea-party supporters means fewer people with sufficient education to challenge your Lies. Simple equation and somebody in your party succeeded in “You do the math” like Potatoe Boy J Danforthe Quayle quipped.

The agricultural subsidies which produced a healthy diet for the vast majority of Mexicans? Sold under Reagan/Bush the Elder orders to companies like Monsanto.
It wasn’t a Drug Cartel, it was instead a Cartel of Generals.
General Foods, General Dynamics before they changed their name, General Mills, General Motors, General Electric….
Now corn, the staple of the Mexican diet for thousands of years, is more expensive there than it is in America. Monsanto and GE and Exxon-Mobil and BP have their hands on what amounts to the entire crop in Mexico. Leaving the people to starve, but, hey, Why Should YOU Care, Bob? The Mexicans brought it on themselves, right? The same way impoverished people in every nation touched by your Capitalist Plague “brought it on themselves”.

Mexico had universal medical and dental care. Quality, too. Unlike the bullshit propaganda when Reagan was grandstanding, invading Grenada thus covering his political ass for his Latin America policy and Mideast Policy combining in Lebanon with more than 300 U.S. Marines being killed with weapons sold by the Good Ol’ U.S.A. in the Iran/Contra scam.

Your good friend and fellow Lion-Heart Hero Ollie North and his friends are still wealthy with money dripping with the blood of his fellow Marines.

But to stave off the embarrassment of that fiasco, Reagan ordered the invasion of another Sovereign Nation, Grenada, on the pretext that they were a “Communist Domino” in Latin America.
And how a Cuban run Medical School, which provides more doctors to the region than the United States, Canada and Europe combined, was targeted.

Much Stupid Talk was made that the Grenada medical schools were “inferior” Bull Shit. Some of the poorest nations in the world were exhibiting a higher standard of education than your privatized system and you Capitalist Sucks just couldn’t stand that. Rather than build up Our system you decided to tear down Theirs. Way To Go, LOSERS!.

Now, since NAFTA and CAFTA provided a “free” market where the people of Mexico were automatically excluded from participation, things have gone to Hell in Mexico. According to your own Right Wing statistics, immigration from Mexico is way up.
Imagine that, all those decades under the yoke of Socialist Slavery and they only start escaping en (starving, desperate) masse AFTER your lovely wonderful economic “Freedom” was imposed on them.

Woo, Doggies thems some good statistics!

Speaking, of, Bob, and I’ve been holding this last for a while, there’s a rumor among people in the Homeless Community here that you hold Central American Refugees as slaves. Your organization and you, Bob Holmes, personally. Something about taking their Immigration documents “for safekeeping” and if they tell any of your sordid secrets you pull your sponsorship and they’re on the bus back to long-time established Corporate Satrapy El Salvador. El Salvador with it’s U.S. Trained death squads. The ones who kill priests, nuns, doctors and children to combat the dangerous “liberation theology” notion that people being equal arctually means that we’re equals.
Guess some of you have spent enough of your stolen Blood Money to make yourselves More Equal.

See, I could never confirm that. It’s just a rumor but you know, that “breeding like rabbits” crap just makes it more believable. Also the notion that you have a couple of detectives from the Crimes Against Persons division running cover for you.

So, what, Bob, now that you have an established (through rigged voting) City Council pledged in advance to ignore and even destroy the rights of Homeless People, what next? Do your proposed rules for Homeless People include Slavery, as many of us have interpreted it to be? A “Paupers/Debtors Prison” system straight out of 1840s London?
Never mind that the debt and poverty were created by Fraudulent Dealings on the part of YOUR party. Are you now poised to take advantage of that and drive America deep into the worst excesses of Dark Ages feudalism?

Many say that you are, and I for one agree.

You could, you know, accept redemption for stupid remarks like “breeding like rabbits” by doing as He said, “go, sell all that thou hast, give the money to the poor, and take up thy cross and follow Me”.

But it is, indeed, much harder for a Rich man to enter into The Kingdom than for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle.

Frank Bator and Princess Lisa Czeladtko

I went to his memorial service at Marian House 6 years ago. He had died in his trailer home, alone, and the body not discovered for about a week. There were a few people attending, some of the staff at Marion House, a couple of people who knew him casually, his sister and brother… A really cold and rainy day… none of the anti-homeless PEOPLE activists like Patchsi, or Janis, or Princess Lisa. See, Frank was one of those Princess Lisa and her comrades despise for our lack of funds and our extremely distasteful lack of “courtesy” in not remaining hidden from the view of “good” citizens. Like her complaint about New Life church, who are really seriously not a Liberal organization in any way… had a pizza party in a public park and didn’t turn away anybody. Qu’elle Radical!
I think she would have a Shit-fit if she had met any of Jesus’ “council of twelve”. Rough customers, the lot.
Matthew, for instance, a collaborator for the Roman occupation…strangely paired with Andrew, James and Simon Peter, Zealots, revolutionaries who had taken some extremely violent actions against the Romans, like the Taliban and al Qa’eda, they were Middle Eastern Religious Extremists. Peter in particular, when he whacked off the ear of Malchus, Religious Cop from the Temple, he wasn’t aiming for the ear. Malchus ducked. Peter was trying to split his wig all the way down to his neck.
Standing against trained swordsmen. Republicans and Tea Party might not understand the references, they like to use violent metaphor for their sick actions but they won’t get their own delicately manicured fingers dirty.
But if you face somebody who has a sword and is a trained swordsman, and YOU aren’t a trained swordsman, it wouldn’t make any difference if you have the finest sword on the market. Training and above all EXPERIENCE trump all. If you have a sword and no training, and throw down on somebody who has training and experience and no sword, you’re still toast, he’ll walk away as your body is laying on the pavement in a congealing puddle of blood. He’ll have your sword too.
People like that would make Princess Lisa freak smooth out. Frank wasn’t one.
He was a disabled worker, fell from a roof in an incident remarkably like mine. He landed a little tiny bit differently and had compression fractures in his spinal column.

They gave him, according to his family and others who knew him a whole lot better than I did, morphine for the pain. He didn’t particularly like the “trip”, few people actually do. It hurt him spiritually as well as physically and emotionally. So did the hate-filled “bum rush” treatment he no doubt received from Princess Lisa and her spiritual comrades. It’s kind of an “industry standard.”

Much the same way she despised a man she admitted she believed was mentally ill, for daring to be in HER royal presence at the Acacia Park Pizza Party.

Speaking of “parties” her own political faction-party blames the economic crash which really affected the whole forking world… on the visibility of poverty. If only those Bums weren’t where they could be seen, disproving the Lies of universal prosperity propagated by the Republicans and their royalist stuck-up ilk.
She wasn’t there for his funeral, she wasn’t there to share the problems of his life.

She WAS there to cast stones ok maybe not literally, the Hate Freak Leaders in this town, just like Jerusalem AD 33, won’t get their own hands dirty. Instead she casts out insults to drive the hatred from of all people, our fellow working class, those who haven’t (yet) experienced the loving caress of the Invisible Hand of the Free Market and how that Invisible Hand smacks you down repeatedly once you’ve been so injured that you can’t work for it anymore.
I’ll have to say it, any working class person who votes for continuing and even expanding that shit, must be some kind of self-made retard. He would have to turn off portions of his brain deliberately just to accept that. Got Minimum Wage? and now, I too shall be sued by the Dairy Association for stepping on their trademark slogan. Feels really good to be able to survive, sort of, and who really cares if you’re not getting health benefits or any kind of pension As long as you’re still able to work

Once they break you, on the job, that’s it for you buddy. No pension, no health insurance, and they’ll send their cops to arrest you for not being able to afford a home.

And people like Princess Lisa will teach their own children and anybody else to despise you, to hate you and call you a bum or a hobo or “dangerous”, and to deny you even such basic rights of citizenship as going to the park on a sunny afternoon and enjoying a party thrown by a church.

Yet she boasts of her “compassion” for the poor. She lies, smoothly.

She’s had plenty of practice lying. Then she whimpers and whines and threatens (quasi) legal police actions against people who criticize for being a lying, stuck up Rich Bitch, and criticizing her actions oppressing the poorest of the poor.

Neither Franks saga nor mine is really uncommon in the world of Homeless People. Much to the chagrin of Liars like Lisa Czeladtko.

Physical disability is far more common than they would ever admit, because it’s more to their immediate profit to cast away every PERSON afflicted by poverty as being a “bum”.

Part of the formula to succeed in Capitalism is to convince a whole lot more people who have about no chance whatsoever that they, too, are being given by the Invisible Hand a chance to become fabulously wealthy. It’s a lie and the con-artists who run the Capitalist System know it.
They need the believers in it, however many times the system has screwed THEM, to act as a buffer and as shills to convince other people not to revolt against their masters.
The believers in Capital who haven’t become rich themselves, they have to keep themselves convinced that it must be a failing on their own part, not an inherent flaw in the system.

And the System has a priesthood including Lisa Czeladtko to constantly reinforce that belief.

Even at the cost of humans being violently assaulted because of the Hate Rhetoric that comes from her delicately painted lips.
People being arrested, that’s a Violent Act. The Pig Minions of Rich Bitch Lisa Czeladtko and her comrades have to chain people to force them to accept being arrested.
Often they use tasers or clubs or fists or boots or d) all of the above, and the “good people” even if the witness it will believe that the “bum” deserved such violence directed at him.

Because of the skillfully crafted lies of the Rich Bitches like Princess Lisa.

1/2 million in London in Pre-wedding drama

Demonstrating against cuts which force austerity on the poorest… but not on the richest. They’ve already (the protesters) once gotten their hands on Charles’ car with him and lovely bride Camel-face errr his lovely camel Camilla, errr never mind over cutting education. Sound familiar? What that demonstrated was that the police tactic of “kettling” didn’t work. Not if it’s strategically outmaneuvered, instead of ONE or only several larger demonstrations, have a whole bunch of demonstrations all around the “kettle”. Kettle the police in other words.
While planning for his son’s wedding. A huge Taxpayer Subsidized affair blatantly stating “Ha-Ha, we’re rich, you’re not, suck on it you Silly Peasants!” much like our own Self-Anointed Royals here in Colorado Springs. (Hi, Princess Lisa!) or Scott Walker in Wisconsin or the Emperor Brothers Koch.
They attempted a “Let them eat cake” maneuver saying how the poor, wretched starving Royals had to “tighten their budget as well” for instance the newly created Princess will have to ride in a Previously Owned Rolls Royce! A, Qu’elle Horreur!!! Imagine the shame of the Royals being seing in public in a Used Car!!???
I personally believe Prince William will look quite handsome at the guillotine or, for the more impatient, being hoisted on several pitchforks at once. But the British Pigs at Scotland Yard are very worried.

Scott Walker, Koch-Licker Supreme, strikes again

In a measure not just skirting state constitution, but directly contravening it, the Anti-Workers Rights law was published Friday. Not even bothering anymore to hide their vicious agenda to deprive workers of freedom.
The only “right” workers will have is to work. At whatever wage the Big Pig Parasite Class decides is enough for them to survive on, even if it’s far less than what it costs US to produce our labor.
The Greedy-ass Rich Bitch corporate overlords would refuse to make less than a 20% annual profit, yet WE, the workers who put the money in THEIR pockets to begin with, are not allowed to decide what a fair profit for OUR labor, OUR product, would be.
Nor even to decide for ourselves what “breaking even” would be, THEIR thieving Corporate Accountants and Corporate Attorneys will tell us and if we object, what?
The traditional method for them to punish workers for being so “uppity” as to think of ourselves as Human Beings with rights, is to order THEIR Pigs to arrest us and THEIR so-called “justice” system to Imprison us, forcing US to work for THEIR corporations without any pay. If we object any further, they have THEIR Torture-freak “corrections” officers murder us behind walls, conveniently where the only witnesses will be Their Fellow Pigs.
Just a coincidence, then, that the PIG governor of Wisconsin exempted cops and “corrections” Slaves from bargaining limitations? Until he can figure a way to screw them as well.
Eat the Rich. We’ve fed the porky bastards long enough, it’s time for them to start feeding US.

THEY can’t afford feudal serfdom any more than US

Meaning the Corporates. Like Bush and Walker. They’ve sunk their assets and their asses into the credit economy deep. They broke it and expect US to make all the concessions so they can salvage enough of the system to support their luxury lifestyle. It’s gone, gone gone…
 
They’ll have real estate without tenants or maintenance, cars without gas or drivers, WideScreen MegaUltra-3D televisions without electricity or audiences. roads that nobody could drive on even if they DID have cars and gas, and no way to pay the Working Class people they’ve hired to guard their palaces.

Their “liquid” assets are phantoms, Credit Cards, Mortgages, car loans.

Bush is scheduled to ride his ass into town on what, Palm Sunday, Good Friday? I’ll have to check the date. Into a town they look upon as being the New Jerusalem, to be lauded by the New Priesthood at the New Temple to their god Mammon.

Blasphemy, yes. It is. And I’m sure they are aware of it. Gov Walker is actually from here, you know. They scheduled the “Lion’s Heart” award ceremony before Scott Walkers Putsch, although that was probably coordinated too, Maybe Sir Scott of Walker was going to present King George with the head of American Labor on a silver charger.

OK so the Royalist and religious metaphors overlap a lot and I, for one, can’t help the fact that their corporate church and corporate state are built on contradictions.

But I’m placing my bet that Scott Walker is on the scheduled Evenings Entertainment.

Mene, mene, tekel upharsim
Mene, Mene, tekel peres

Ms Czeladtko, temper temper…

Threatening people with police action for making fun of you? That’s not the actions of somebody who isn’t Fascist. Especially when the most pointed barbs were about your sneering condemnation of people you consider inferior because of their economic status. Apparently, making the arbitrary decision that people who are so desperately poor that they’re actually not able to find housing… are “insane”.. That’s a little over the top, don’t you see? Saying further that anybody who even LOOKS homeless should be banned from parks and other publicly funded places and services, “to protect the children” was really just God-damned stupid. Also hateful. Vicious. And displays the attitude that PikesPeakOcean and JCP1800 lampooned so thoroughly.

You’ve sent out a clear message that you’re intending to represent the Rich more “equally” than the Poor. And that was before you pulled the Typical Colorado Springs Establishment stunt of threatening dissidents with police actions.

Publicly. Shoot, even the cops are usually smarter than that, announcing publicly beforehand that they intend to violently repress dissidents. Does your paid boyfriend Chacon of the Gazette have the power to spin this? Sorry, Chacon, but don’t you wish, ever, that you worked as a REAL journalist for a REAL newspaper that has things like Ethical Standards? No wonder their parent corporation is in bankruptcy.

It’s almost superfluous to point out that the “leaders” of the Colorado Springs Establishment are morally challenged. Unfortunately there are some people in town who Just Don’t Get It. They get the Gazette instead.

Being openly in favor of the “Give More Money to the Rich and everything will work better for everybody” Politico-economic structure, the one which has consistently tanked, time after time after time, leaving more people in poverty each time, pretty much seals the deal.

Why not just work as a Paid Lobbyist for the Very Rich? Oh, that’s right, you’re running for office HERE. My bad.

The Tsar, his Sow & their Nasty Piglets “sainted”

Were declared Saints in the Russian Orthodox Church at their births on the basis of where and to whom they were born. Other “saints” in their family were murdered by yet other “saints” in order for the Former to be supplanted by the Latter. The manner of the deaths of the Tsar, his Sow and their Nasty Piglets is somehow seen to justify their crimes and the crimes of their friends, family and their Hired Thug Cossacks. Even though their deaths mirrored the deaths they imposed on the Workers of Russia. The ones they literally OWNED. Their Cossacks had enacted the Tsar’s Death Scene countless times before, dragged the peasants from their slave-quarters and murdered them, man, woman and child, often beating them to death with whips and clubs.

“Peasants” meaning, property, Old French for “of the land” same as the Spanish/Italian “paisano”, when the land was sold or inherited, so were the Peasants.

“Uncounted” literally, because their lives from birth to death were merely the Property of the Rich.

The Saintly Tsar and his Sow and their Demon Spawn piglets were repaid in exactly the same coin with which they “rewarded” their chattel-slaves for their lifetimes of enforced service.

They were in fact repaid far less than they dished out. They weren’t robbed, raped, brutalized and worked to death in the fields and mines and later foundries of a conceited band of Murderers and Thieves who had the blessing of the Russian Orthodox CHURCH on all their misdeeds. A Free Ticket to Heaven no matter how Satanic the nature of their lives.

The Disney movie “Anastasia” celebrated the life of one of his Demon Spawn piglets, a Fairy Tale existence where the lovely and of course, Saintly Anastasia and her family had everything they wanted, the servants of the Fairy Tale Family of Saints never depicted with their shirts off, to display the scars from the whips.

Her cousins at the Royal Balls, in their splendid uniforms, never showing the horrors of life for the conscript peasant Soldiers they OWNED and sent, by the hundreds, thousands, millions, to their deaths in wars where they slaughtered Other Peasants to seize the resources needed to support the Fairy Tale world of the Tsar, his Sow and their Piglets.

The movies, there were quite a few, revolved around the notion that Anastasia had escaped. She died along with her family, got the repayment in the same coin with which they paid their Chattel-slave Property.

It would have been the exact coin if they had been worked almost to death in the fields and mines and foundries, then dragged from their homes and shot for being “uppity”. But the Russian Orthodox Church insists they’re saints.

They never vote themselves off the lifeboat….

There’s a Psych101 example that just about everybody who experiences college in America would find familiar, the Lifeboat Question. Setup for it is, you’re on a lifeboat, with absolutely no hope of rescue, You have passengers on board whose needs exceed the supply of fresh water and food. You have a baby, an elderly professor, a laborer, … that kind of thing.

Then you’re told to group up and discuss who you would kill. Drown, Toss from the lifeboat.
The discussions get long and involved but somehow a few basic facts never get mentioned.
Like:

The one person who NOBODY tosses off the boat is himself.
If there’s no hope of rescue or landfall with the extra person on board, there’s not really any chance without him either.
If you’re in a lifeboat then you’re in a shipping lane, unless every vessel on the sea suddenly vanished, you’re very likely to have one come near.
If every ship on the ocean has vanished, then so, apparently, has civilization.
You and the fellow lifeboaters would be, as far as you know, the only living humans left.
It would be up to you to restore any semblance of civilized behavior.
Yet to do it, according to the TRICK question, you would first have to make a human sacrifice.
What kind of a sick society can you build on that foundation?
Hint: it’s all around us.

Right now the debate in Budget Committees, especially those in the House and thus, top heavy with so-called “conservatives”, is centered on who to toss out of the lifeboat first.
I say “first” because that sort of thing is damnably hard to stop once it gets started.

Their figures and calculations all pointedly leave in THEIR source of income, the Military Industrial complex which is the only driving force left for Capitalism. They’re not tossing themselves out of the lifeboat.

It’s more like get in the canoes and take grandma out, put her on an ice-floe and smear her all over with seal meat to draw the polar bears.

Then row away with all the villagers chanting traditional Leave-grandma-to-die songs.

Now the shitkicker is on the other foot, will Bush Doctrine suffer?

This story is from the Yakima Herald: “YAKIMA, Wash. — Wyatt McNulty was listening to country music and waiting for a friend in the parking lot of the Social Security Administration building Monday morning when the magazine popped out of the gun concealed in his waistband.” OK, that’s the setup. For clarity, here’s a synopsis of the story. So, the gun he says he keeps unloaded but had a clip in it, he drops the clip.. then reloads…In front of a Federal Building. He’s “like, what the heck?” that people would be frightened by a redneck, listening to Country Music in a pickup and packing unloaded heat at a Federal Building… or why anybody would call in armed reinforcements when they observe somebody popping a clip into an automatic weapon… Hello? Don’t the words Waco, Oklahoma City, Tucson, Lone Wolf “misfits” conjure up ANY images, any thoughts in that massive airspace between your brain and your ears?

As he was popping the magazine back in and putting the gun away, a man came by the pickup, passing out fliers. The man handed one to McNulty.

McNulty didn’t think too much of it until he saw a reflection of a police officer carrying an M-16 assault rifle in the truck’s mirror.

In all, about a dozen Yakima police officers responded to a report of a man sitting in a truck with a gun on his lap at the Social Security building on Fruitvale Boulevard.

“I was like, ‘What the heck?’ ” the 37-year-old Cle Elum man said shortly after the incident, which happened just after 11 a.m.

The building at 801 Fruitvale Blvd., as well as the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington next door, went on lockdown.

McNulty was detained, investigated and released in what turned out to be a misunderstanding.

McNulty had accompanied a friend, Joe Morua of Roslyn, to the Social Security building and stayed in the gray 1997 Nissan pickup while his friend went in to see about some paperwork.

Federal law generally prohibits the possession of firearms in federal buildings. McNulty said he knows this, and “That’s why I stayed outside in the parking lot.”

He guesses the man passing out fliers alerted authorities.

A member of the Federal Protective Service, a federal law enforcement agency that provides security and law enforcement services to federally owned and leased properties, called in the report, according to Yakima Police Sgt. Chad Stephens.

McNulty was handcuffed and detained in the back seat of a patrol vehicle while officers sorted out the situation.

“If he had entered the building, obviously he’d be going to jail,” said Stephens, who confirmed McNulty has a concealed weapons permit.

The buildings were on lockdown about five minutes, Stephens said.

McNulty said he keeps his 9 mm handgun unloaded.
“I believe in the right to bear arms and all that,” he said, adding, “My theory is safety first.”

The men were planning to finish some errands, stopping at Fiesta Foods and pawn shops, before heading back to Upper Kittitas County.

“It’s kinda crazy,” McNulty said. Next time, he said, “If the magazine falls out, I’ll let it fall to the floor.

Yeah, Really. “kind of crazy”
What if the person with the gun had been black, or “Mex”, or had an Arabic sounding name? The Lock-step Echo Chamber of the MSM and especially DumFox would be hounding everybody who had ever met the guy. He’d be tucked away in a super-seg prison already.

And called a Religious Terrorist.

Which, really, is what he is. A 9mm isn’t a hunting weapon, it’s a close range murder weapon. He fully intends to shoot and kill somebody, in America.
Where, despite Right Wing Anti-Immigrant Racist Propaganda, the vast majority of people in America are AMERICANS.

And, like McVeigh, Adkisson, Loughner, von Brunn, Rudolf, Roeder… It seems that most of the actual Terrorist incidents in America were done by Right Wing White Christian males.

Russian Airport reaction: From the reactionaries.

Which in their customary thought processes, comes out as confusion. For a long while they’ve been vacillating, our Dearest Redneck Leaders that is. They praise the Putin-Medvedev-KGB response to the theatre hostage situation, where they killed civilians to get at the terrorists, then a school with the same methods, same results… In response to REAL Caucasians who formerly had, until being rolled over by the Russians under the Tsars and kept a part of Russia under the Soviets and still are, much like the much booed Soviet takeover in Afghanistan which mirrors the Current NATO takeover, Where “our” current enemies were THEIR enemies… they had been sovereign nations. Then the Right Wing Reactionaries condemn the Russian government for being simultaneously too lenient and too hard-line. WTF? How Hard-Core Repressive Does One Have To Be To Satisfy These Jackasses?

This attack occurred in the waiting area where people were queued up waiting to be poked, prodded, stripped, x-rayed and fondled by the Russian equivalent of TSA. So what next, what levels of “security” will suffice? a buffer zone around the buffer zone?

Having to hire extra uniformed thugs to staff the new protocol and the buffer zones that will expand ever outward around them?

A perpetually replicating concentric circle, what happens when the borders of the safety zone collide with the borders of other safety zones, do the uniformed thugs declare inter-agency war on each other?

All that extra staffing, they’ll need to hire extra Security Screen personnel to do background checks on the New Hires. And of course constantly monitor them.

Spies to keep track of the other spies. If I were to write a computer program that does the same thing it would take all the space in each infected computer in a matter of hours. Trillions of bytes of replicated, duplicated effort.

And this in the post-Capitalist economy wherein Ponzi Capitalism crashed and burned.

Again.

Perhaps in its final death throes.

You on the Capitalist side of the argument, you can’t afford the security measures that would make your stolen gold and stolen oil safe. You don’t have enough money and guess what?

Your usual method of securing extra capital, Conquest? ain’t going to work either because you’ve already stolen all the money in the world.

There’s nothing left for you to steal.

Now for the REALLY sad part. Remember World War One? Well, unless you’re about a hundred and twenty years old you probably don’t.

But World War One was BEFORE there were any socialist economies active. All the belligerent parties were Capitalists who banked in the same system.

And they ran into essentially the same problem, all the resources were locked into either your own account, or those of competing corporations nations. No new capital to sustain the unsustainable.

Money borrowed from people who had in turn borrowed. No principal left, just an upward spiral of increasing interest.

What are Bloated Capitalist Big-pigs to do in such a scenario? Exactly what they did in 1914, mobilize their hordes of Peasants to march off and slaughter other hordes of Peasants in order to seize the Hoards of their Whored masters.

Soylent Green is PEOPLE.

Flag pin betrayal

Of course you know I would just never unleash a vicious attack like mocking a fake-patriot or faux-elitist move like wrapping ones bullshit in either the flag or the cross. Just have to point out that the flag lapel pin, the one Republicans bitched and whined so much about Democrats not wearing, the one Lisa Czeladtko is wearing in the picture chosen by Gag-Zette writer Daniel Chacon when “calling out” Ed over his Free Speech opposing a political candidate. Not that The Gag-zette (Colorado Springs Gazette, “Freedom” Communications”) has ever so much as given a mild tsk-tsk’ing to violent attacks on Free Speech in Colorado Springs, usually instigated by City Council or persons very close to them.St Paddies Day 2007 leaps to my mind. Or to Fake Patriotism. You’ll notice, if you’re observant, that the “flag” in question has 7 stripes and 18 stars.

It’s a sign of the depths of rabble rousing the “elitists” will plumb when wanting to silence any opposition to their agenda as “unpatriotic” and Anti-Christ.

“Calling out” by the way, is in Colorado and other Western states, a challenge to physical violence. Usually issued by a heavily armed Coward who is so sure of victory that he assumes he can force the other person to apologize for saying anything.

Then go get drunk with his redneck comrades. Might makes right, Oderint dum Metuant “let them hate us as long as they fear us”.

Maybe Chacon should more carefully consider HIS choice of words. That way he wouldn’t leave himself open to Attacks errr… criticism that lumps him in with the likes of Caligula, King Charles II of England and George W. Bush.

So the Rich Pigs are afraid their piglets will see what poverty looks like, instead of, as Ms Lisa Siddhattha suggests, hiding the poverty from the delicate eyes of the Piglets?

Lest they see the human price of their own opulent lifestyle.

Actually, her ties to Developers, like the Flag Pin, betray her true agenda.

According to the Developer Religion, evidenced by the Real Estate Developer who “founded” Colorado Springs, the idolatrous statue of whom sits in the meddle of the intersection at the Northwest corner of Acacia Park,

According to their money worship Cult of Mammon, the sight of poverty in CS would drive down real estate prices. Therefore they wouldn’t have enough blood-money profits from selling their stolen-at-gunpoint land.

One of their High Priestesses, Janis Heuberger, wrote in her blog that Bicycles should be banned from acacia Park, because “only the Homeless” ride bicycles. There were further suggestions by one of her sycophantic supporters that people who LOOK homeless should be banned from city parks.
Imagine that, the “non-elitists” as they style themselves, seeking to impose a conformist dress code on the citizens of Colorado Springs. To protect their profit margin. And even ban an economical, non-wasteful and healthy form of transportation. Unless you drive a gas-guzzler you’re not welcome in Colorado Springs. Nothing elitist about that, No Sir!

And failing to admit that it was Real Estate Developers who in one fell swoop crashed the economy, providing the pin that burst the bubble of Capitalism, turning millions of Americans into potentially homeless PEOPLE. (notice that, Chacon, Czeladtko, Heuberger? Those of us who speak the English Language know that “homeless” is an adjective, not a noun. “the homeless” should properly include the human title PEOPLE)

Ms Lisa and Ms Heuberger and Chacon might have their sycophants answer this by saying that I’m lumping all of them together. No, messieurs et mesdames, YOU lump yourselves together. Frequently.

Wikileaks tests domino theory: Tunisia

In my imagination the Wikileaks war room in Ellington Hall, the Suffolk manor where Julian Assange is under house arrest, is not a book club reading circle racing through the “not much new” of Cablegate waiting for someone to cry BINGO. It’s a war room. The wiki drip is not which diplomatic cables are the juiciest, or which can be released to garner the maximum exposure. Wikileaks is dropping the cables like depth charges, calibrated to explode where the enemy hull is the weakest. Who is trying to sink the great American ship of state terror? With our traditional adversaries won over to Capitalism, the American empire found wars it could pick safely, damn the collateral civilians, full speed ahead. But with Wikileaks it looks to me the US has finally met its match. Forget the communist peril attempting to topple regional dominoes, this is the barbarity of real Democracy at our gates. Attribute the Tunisian revolution to Wikileaks, or color-code it Jasmine to pretend it was USAIDed, I believe the first domino has fallen.

Tripoli and the Original Intent of the Founding Great White Fathers.

You know the first line of the Marine Corps Hymn, ends with “to the shores of Tripoli” So, why, exactly, was Tripoli so important? Well, since American Capitalism was and still is heavily dependent on goods and services produced by Slavery, an important slave-shipping region like the Barbary Coast (North Africa from western Egypt to the Gibraltar Straits) was the “Raw Material” source for American, British and French Capitalism. Slaves. Human cargo. The Bush family and the Harvard trust and the Yale trust got simultaneously Fantastically Wealthy through the ‘necessary evil’.
 
Capital can only work if the Richest make other HUMAN BEINGS poorer. The “rising tide lifts all boats” bullshit is simply that. In a system of finite resources, and there is no resource which isn’t… the Rich can only gain and maintain their wealth at the expense of everybody else.

Just as with Roman Capitalism, the foundation of that wealth has to come from conquest. The “free” market = the Slave Market.

The Barbary Pirates as they’re usually called in American History also made huge amounts of money selling captive Africans to White European-stock Americans like Washington, Hamilton, Jefferson. Those who didn’t own slaves, benefited by transporting, selling and providing the “seed money” Capital to the Slave Industry. They rode the whip-shredded backs of African slaves to “freedom” and wealth.

For a short while the Barbary Coast slave traders worked it in both directions. Not that the American and British and French “christian” Slavers were averse to white people being enslaved, heck no. They had plenty of white slaves themselves, just held in bond through chains of debt. Get the Suckers to believe that if they work really hard for really low wages and then turn around and re-invest part of their meager fortune into the Corporations of Their Masters, like a 401-k plan, and they too might become wealthy. It was a lie then and a lie now.

But the “pirates” perhaps by mistake sold some of the Aristocrats into slavery. OOPS.

So, the Marines were sent in.

Actually, the Marines lost. It would be considered humiliating, if they couldn’t spin it somehow.

While they were busily trying to arrange a coup-d’etat, which failed, The “pirates” renegotiated their supply contract with the American envoys, with a clause that they should refrain from taking White Aristocrats as slaves.

So the Marines, to save face, have to say that their machinations, which failed, and cost Marine lives, must have frightened the “pirates” into compliance.

When instead it was just (slave) business as usual. A miscommunication between divisions of essentially the Same Corporate Entity. Nothing to see here, SLAVE Citizen, keep moving, get the Hell back to work, nothing to see…