Tag Archives: DIME

The guy’s name is Joey Chestnut. Miss Johnnie asked How did he do that?

Well, first he sold his soul to satan and then discarded every hint of self respect. The event was a hot dog eating contest. All that’s missing is a vomitorium. The very near perfect definition of decadence. The dude ate … Continue reading

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Pro-immigrant activists with Occupy Denver file suit against DIA and DPD, challenge airport free speech “permit”

DENVER, COLORADO- Civil liberties champion David Lane has filed a complaint in US district court challenging Denver’s office of the city attorney for instituting a permit process at DIA to prevent public protest. Holding signs has become impermissible at the … Continue reading

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Just to reiterate… Why The DAPL is Fascist, and illegal

Big huge monumental conflict, Perry and Trump both have holdings in the DAPL project(s) and yesterday Trump has bypassed the court hearings by Executive Order. There was to be a hearing in two weeks, and many had speculated it was … Continue reading

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Was Stanford rapist’s punishment lax or are standard sentences too punitive?

I’m not sure the length of prison sentences is a measure of society’s repudiation of rape culture. If severity of punishment was a gage of our social objectives, property crimes would carry the greatest stigma. I have no sypathy, not … Continue reading

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Once more the Hippie Bard takes keyboard in hand..

Some might be asking themselves (as I often do) “Self, just what in Hell is Brother Jonah thinking, ragging on obscure moments in American and British history and raggin’ on the Queen?” Hmmm… Perhaps it has much ado about something. … Continue reading

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Occupy Denver: not as badass as they pretend to be

DENVER, COLORADO- Occupy activists were making their usual cacophony on Friday night when Denver police cruisers began converging into a familiar disproportionate show of force. Experienced skirmishers though Occupiers are, we couldn’t help whispering to each other as we watched … Continue reading

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The Tattered Cover doubles down on its privilege to ignore Denver homeless

DENVER, COLORADO- Representatives of Occupy Denver met with both owner and manager of The Tattered Cover Bookstore last week hoping to avert taking public action against the popularly lionized bookseller for its passive support of the city’s Urban Camping Ban. … Continue reading

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NOW: Support the Tar Sands Blockade, includes DIY direct action supply list!

BREAKING: Does effective direct action get more exciting than this? You can support the ongoing action: here’s their wish list. At the same time, an excellent inventory of what YOU’LL NEED to scramble a tree-sit if the XL Pipeline is … Continue reading

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Angela Merkel- Far Right Dominatrix of Europe’s sinking and enslaving capitalist economy

There is a rotten and conservative politician in Europe who is today’s modern version of Herbert Hoover, as she sinks us ALL worldwide down economically with her policies of ‘austerity’ for the poor, and public tax monies as gifts for … Continue reading

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Ft Carson conducts pro forma town hall to clear way for environmental impact of proposed helicopter brigade

OCCUPIED COLORADO SPRINGS- Ft Carson’s environmental PR team held what’s called a “draft Environmental Assessment,” prerequisite to their addition of a Combat Aviation Brigade to America’s “Best Hometown in the Army”. Except for a car-dealer and realtor giving their attaboys, … Continue reading

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In the Leigh of the Storm

“Because we all share an identical need for love, it is possible to feel that anybody we meet, in whatever circumstances, is a brother or sister. No matter how new the face or how different the dress or behavior, there … Continue reading

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A song about building the American Dream, railroads, towers, war, then being tossed aside to beg for change

Most Americans know the lyrics of this depression-era song. Now they know what it was about.   They used to tell me I was building a dream, and so I followed the mob, When there was earth to plow, or … Continue reading

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Hey Mike!

After last week, it seemed this entry would be a pep talk for disheartened Colorado Springs Occupiers. Instead it seems it will need to be my own mind meandering around in an attempt to make sense of the new dynamic … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Colorado Springs

Those readers following the Occupy! Movement in its many forms around the world and in Colorado Springs will be glad to hear that Tuesday culminated a difficult week for us here with a resolution of many contentious issues, and an … Continue reading

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Genocide

When I was a young hoodlum, I plagiarized a bit of prose poetry with something like this at its core in order to make myself look cool. As an officially legal adult I’ve lost interest in how things look and … Continue reading

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Want a depressing laugh? See what’s passing for direct action strategy

It begins: “Nonviolence is a great power which, when used correctly, can overturn empires.” You see the hole they’ve dug for themselves… For your reading enjoyment, here’s the entire of the Metta Center’s nonviolence page, unedited, gross assumptions, emphasized. “Overturn … Continue reading

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An 83% Payroll Tax, on the Workers and paid directly to the Corporations

That’s what I paid and, everybody who works for a “Slave Market” minimum wage Labor Contractor Service such as Labor Ready, Apprentice, Manpower, Kelly… The “tax” is paid to a Non-Governmental Organization, and is paid before the Worker gets his … Continue reading

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Straight blogger confesses he’s lesbian

So a retired Air Force man has to fess up that he was “Paula Brooks,” editor of the blog LEZ GET REAL. More critically, Bill Graber, 58, of Ohio, was a shill for fellow hoaxer Thomas MacMaster aka the Gay … Continue reading

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The future of photography is time

I know little about fine art photography, darkroom craft or print collecting, but I will foolishly assert this: the future of the two dimensional print is the time-dimensional print. It’s only with the evolution of high definition that I dare … Continue reading

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Council still don’t get it, asked Jeff Crank for help…

Local aptly-named Corporato-Fascist Crank. Anyway, they still pretend not to “get” what opposition Working Class people would have to privatizing part of OUR park for the profits of THEIR corporate sponsors. Methinks they’re lying through their teeth. Look, Herpin, Leigh, … Continue reading

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Man arrested in Cambridgeshire England for planning to shout at Royals

Not “shoot” as in physically harm people, if you count Royals as actual people, but to speak in a loud voice. The Cambridge PIGS have held him without bail to prevent the “Rebirth of Ostentatious Wealth” ha-ha, we got Ours, … Continue reading

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Recommendations for the Denver rally tomorrow…

Find out if Fox News is finally realizing that their shit ain’t flying as well as they thought it would and if they’ve decided to charter a fleet of Greyhounds to bus in TeaBags for the “grass roots” counter rally, … Continue reading

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What happens to Outsourced (Steve) Jobs workers…

a Taiwan manufacturer of touch-screens ordered a switch from wood alcohol as a cleaning solvent to n-hexane. Hexane is a petrochemical that’s more volatile than gasoline (octane) but won’t dissolve plastic and rubber like the in-between number heptane. Think mono, … Continue reading

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Steve Bach, mayoral candidate…

“anti-establishment” but being heavily funded by the Real Estate thieves who make up the Establishment here in Colorado Springs. The Real Estate Thieves who were willing accomplices to the Mortgage Scam which broke our local economy, that of Colorado, that … Continue reading

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Babykiller in the docks…

The first to come to trial over the murder of Raul and Briseña Flores. Briseña was 9 years old. Begged for her fathers life, then her own… IN ENGLISH. Yeah, Minute-pukes, Tea-Potties, she was an American child. Shawna Forde, the … Continue reading

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