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The Modern Prometheus doesn’t fear your Second Amendment. He fears fire.

By HE I mean Dr. Frankenstein’s penultimate scientific industrial creature, Capitalism. Everything I know about bringing down the system I learned from horror movies. Maybe. Mary Shelley and Bram Stoker knew not only the evils to be feared, but which … Continue reading

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Protect and Serve …Who?

When the police show up at your door dressed like this, I assumed the ‘Protect” means for them not you. They have done a great job of selling America the “Protect and Serve” but do you really need it? In … Continue reading

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Wolfman is a man’s werewolf, no Olalla

Poor wolf man, he’s the bastard of the horror big three. Dracula and Frankenstein have antecedents in folklore but bloomed on the quills of novelists. The werewolf traces back to the Greek, yet no one will pull him from the … Continue reading

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Hand over the treasure, or we’ll burn the ship down! Arrrrrr!

First Wall St. demanded a $1T bailout, so taxpayers relaxed a bit when Paulson said it was only $700B (!) Now it looks like they’re upping the extortion to $5T. Since less than 100 million Americans actually pay Federal Income … Continue reading

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Toons stencil history of iconic film stills

Can you identify the iconic images collected on these stencils? Larger views of each section are reproduced below. Answers at the bottom. A clue, the stills are in chronological order, going across starting at the lower left. Lune, Vampyres, Buster … Continue reading

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Cop torturing by taser gets a little out of hand down South

Yes, once again it is the State of Louisiana, which is the state the whole country has fallen into in actuality. Cop torture by taser gets yet more bad press, but cops like to torture at times, and here in … Continue reading

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Is Bush slipping into irrelevancy?

The Bush Administration is increasingly taking a stealth bomber position with the media, and this has given many Americans the idea that ‘Bush is slipping into irrelevancy’ as I have seen it put in the press. Is this actually true … Continue reading

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Something called the Green City Coalition to coagulate

I just got a notice that some inert substance is trying to come to life! Something called the Green City Coalition has sprung forward from the Sustainable Living Working Group and that it is all coming to life like Frankenstein’s … Continue reading

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Here comes McCain Son of Frankenstein

President Bush gives his blessing to John McCain on the same day Hillary Clinton drops the suggestion of a Democratic double ticket. Suddenly Election Race 2008 comes into quick focus: I’ll wager Red State White Vet to win, woman with … Continue reading

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Masked crusader of illiterary legend

All Pikes Peak Reads has chosen this year’s library recommendation: ZORRO! Did you know that was a work of literature? Dumas, you think? R.L.S.? This choice follows To Kill a Mockingbird, Frankenstein, Treasure Island, and Alice in Wonderland. All accessible … Continue reading

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Faith in UN intervention in Darfur misplaced

Stephen Gowans’, Faith in UN intervention in Darfur Misplaced, explains well why demanding supposedly humanitarian interventions from one’s own imperialist country is a real loser. Often times the people doing this, do not directly call for their own government to … Continue reading

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Americans and the Iraq War

The impact the Antiwar Movement has made on Americans is skin deep so far. While at least 2/3 of Americans now dislike the Bush Administration, much of that rejection is because many feel that the current government has poorly managed … Continue reading

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Senate immigration proposal is an unworkable abomination

The new immigration proposal from the Senate is an abomination that will only create chaos, confusion, and abuse of poor people. See alternet’s Frankenstein Immigration Deal Angers…

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Is hell for real?

OK, first, this is not another post about Iraq or Palestine. What it is is a post about yet another crazy religious doctor like James Dobson. Dobson is a pediatrician, and this madman Maurice Rawlings is a cardiologist. And I … Continue reading

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What Bush and Osama together have taught the world

September 11 was important in world history, because Osama bin Laden taught the world that resistance to US domination was most effectively fought on US soil, and not the soil of the world’s oppressed nations. Seems simple enough, but most … Continue reading

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