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White mass shooters are not terrorists. They present no pretext for retaliation. Remember, the Global War On Terror?

Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock is not a terrorist. That's not because you or anyone is a racist for thinking only darker-skinned Jihadists are terrorists. "Terrorism" is a bureaucratic contrivance, as in, The Global War On Terror. It means nothing, but apparently provides legal justification to enforce American global hegemony with military strikes on "supporters of terror". Of course it doesn't. It's artifice. Naturally the public wants to see the charge of terrorism applied equitably to all mass murderers who terrorize the public. Like they want to see police brutality applied liberally to white crime suspects not just black. Like they want to see children charged as adults when the media is fomenting their anger. 50918

US Global War On Terror finally drops pretense of not being war on Islam

We're AT WAR WITH THE ISLAMIC STATE! ISIS being not merely al-Qaeda in Iraq or Mesopotamia or the Levant, depending on who's spinning your translation, but terrorists bent on establishing an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria! Someone is going to get an advertising award for the ISIS brand, though it sounds like an episode of Ad Men pitching a concept for Get Smart. What exactly is the West's objection to an Islamic Califate? We already support the Jewish califate of Israel which has a regular record of far greater atrocities. If Americans are upset by the beheading videos attributed to ISIS it's because ally Saudi Arabia doesn't allow its frequent and similarly executed spectacles to be broadcast publically. Well, at least President Obama has abandoned the irrationality of a Global War on Terror, in favor of calling what critics have always known it to be, a War on Islam. When we're finally candid we can admit we are defending Western imperialism from the forces who oppose usury, exploitation and slavery.

US Global War Of Terror destabilization operation opens the ball in Venezuela

To "open the ball" is a dance expression the US cavalry borrowed to describe the initiation of a military engagement. Against Native American prey this usually meant to wake the village by firing into the teepees. The US has long been covertly trying to destabilize Venezuela, but recent developments indicate they're escalating "opposition protests" to Syrian proportions. Tunisia and Egypt may have been more spontaneous than the US-coordinated "Color Revolutions" along the former Soviet Bloc and in Iran, but the rollout of Arab Spring into Libya and Syra was entirely US-EU covert ops. With renewed "populist" uprisings cementing the encirclement of Russia, the US has detonated unrest in South America, determined to push the Venezuelan government to extremes. Next the UN will decide someone has exceded the bounds of human rights violations, ignoring of course the real Goliaths of that game.

War memorial to Global War On Terror, aka War on Islam For World Resources now logging “Horn of Africa” casualties

By now you've read elsewhere that many of the wounded soldiers being medivac'd to the US surgery hub in Germany are coming from parts unknown more specifically not-known to be US-declared war zones. Their flight origin is only revealed as "Horn of Africa", but it's telling isn't it? US disrespect for foreign sovereignty means not even uttering the nation states involved. USG spokesmen know, for the geographically challenged, calling it the Horn can obfuscate the spheres of disputed influence stretching from Somalia, for you Blackhawk Downers, to Mali, where three US special ops were recently killed with their prostitute attaches, while the corporate media breathed a collective "huh?" Thankfully US adversaries in Mali had the better sense not to string the American bodies from bridges like pre-Falluja'd Fallujah, or did they? NATO's media cameras weren't there to exploit it in any case. Basically the Horn is where US AFRICOM has yet to beat back the continent's last Islamic protectors as the Western serial rape of Africa drops its pretense that strangulation isn't the final act.

You get your weather forecast at the grocery store DUH!

My Grandpa, 27 year veteran of the Army, was also a staunch Democrat mostly because of Roosevelt and his emergency actions to stop the Depression from destroying America. As bad as it was, it could have gone worse. I know a lot of our (ahem)"conservative" readers, those who drew the assignment of trolling the weblog today, are screaming at their monitors right now just from that. Now, don't y'all worry none, boys, you'll get more to holler about presently. He was in the Civilian Conservation Corps, the ones who at public expense did the necessary work to keep the Heartland from turning into a desert, and cleaned up other little "mistakes" visited on the ecosystem by Mechanized American Mercantilism. That's my nouveau mot du jour. Grandpa was assigned on a dairy farm. With a bunch of others, one of whom was from some city and had apparently never become acquainted with farm life. And who complained about caring for, cleaning and milking the cows. Since cattle lay belly down to sleep at night, often in their own feces, you can't just lead Bossy to the barn, slap a bucket under her and starting pulling teats. Hell to the No Sir. You have to

Buy our elephant repellent, write us a blank check…

There's an old joke about an "Elephant Repellent" that's guaranteed to keep elephants away from you. When it's noted that there's not an elephant for hundreds of miles around, the punch line, from the person who has already taken the money, "See how well it works?" So, this weekend the Homeland Insecurity Thieves conned many Americans, bigger than shit. Told us there was "credible evidence" Friday morning of three recent travellers from the Middle East who were supposed to make car bombs and make them go BOOM and kill up a whole buncha people and we have to be diligent and keep looking for these guys even though there's no picture, no names, just "beware of Arabic looking fellows" and other racist crap. We're supposed to profile every dark skinned individual, look at every dark person as a potential murderer. What are we supposed to do, dial 9 1 1 every time a Negro enters the general area? I mean, it sure sounds like that's the general "non-racist" intent, right? But anybody who notices that the threatened by unknown, un-named anonymous Terrorists and tipped off by an anonymous snitch... man, that's mighty convenient ain't it? And the threat never was carried out, my

They hanged Pinocchio and let Gepetto walk… 12/30/2006

As is so often true in death penalty cases. From 1979 til 1991 he was propped up by mostly the Reagan Regime as a counter to the Iranian revolution. Who are also the chief "witnesses" against him in the matter of killing a few thousand Iraqi citizens. With their active involvement. Their active PAID involvement, because they a) don't work cheap and b) don't actually work. "They" being a cast of villains like Reagan, Bush the Elder, Ollie North, the Miami Cuban Cartel, Richard Secord, Donald Rumsfeld, Admiral Poindexter, traitors and murderers all. Selling stolen arms for stolen money and getting Americans killed in the process, like the Marines in Beirut. (Lt Col North, three words, Ollie... Semper... Fi... Bitch) They got several times as many people killed by their Other Puppets, like the Salvadoran death squads, the Contras, the Medellin Cartel, to bring more people into Capitalist Slavery in the name of "Freedom". And they're still sending their brainless minions to kill for their own profit. Any of y'all soldiers assigned to read our blog, dudes, get smart and desert. Split, boogie, depart, sortez... Get Out Of The Slaughter Machine. Your Military is owned by the same Rich Bitches who owned Saddam's

“as long as it keeps us safe”

Today the big story is that it's September 9th. Whoop di diddly doo. Also, there was an alert which caused Washing Tundy Sea and New Dork to be, how shall I say it, under no-rights martial law. And they got at least one FumDuck to say "I don't mind as long as it keeps people safe". The tip on which they were operating has still so far yielded no identification of the three terrorists who are allegedly right now allegedly stalking the streets of America waiting to blow people up. This sounds like a case of "If we can't get a REAL terror threat, we'll invent one and hope enough Americans are too stupid to catch on." While a real threat manifested itself, the Terrorist Hunt over the past decade has bankrupted America chasing shadows and allowed the infrastructure to rot and Corporations to poison, break down and just basically destroy America in the pursuit of their god the Dollar Bill. They even call it "The Almighty". To the point that a simple error blacked out San Diego and a few other choice locations for 12 hours. So, where are all these Right Wing FumDucks standing on the issue of Government Measures Which

Homeland Insecurity Budget Report: My prediction: More Government Terrorism

Homeland Security and their associates such as the Military, Police and privateers like Blackwater Xe are the REAL Terrorists, who have robbed America blind and then stole the seeing-eye dog. Using in typical extortionist manner, threats from Other Gangs to shake us down, "You don't pay us the protection racket money, we won't be able to keep the Others from shaking you down". It's called "selling a hog". They'll say we're "safer" from foreign attack but need more money to be poured down their insatiable gullets in order to "stay ahead of" people who as described in other Might-Makes-Right Wing propaganda are so "inferior" that they couldn't possibly be a threat. They'll try to insert racist fears, more profiling of darker skinned people with funny names. And of course dismiss any accusations of "racism" as being paranoid. Crazy, in other words. Anglo Terrorists like the Minutemen and Tea Party "patriots" have killed more Americans than Spanish, Black, Indians, Muslims, Arabs... Not just with their Direct Actions where they gun down "liberals" or "mixcans" like they did in Arizona, Tennessee, other places... But with indirect murders such as slashing all safety and environmental regulations, at the request of their Billionaire Masters, poisoning our water and air and ground,

Spank a Vet with a warm fuzzy Attaboy

For those who think that the Peace people dishonor the veterans, think a bit on what the most prominent campaigns has to offer in the way of humiliation. One of the "new and improved" corporate motivational methods is called "peer recognition" because research showed that workers don't want to actually be, you know, adequately paid for our labor which enriches our bosses and impoverishes us. No, we want the empowerment of "recognition" for our good deeds. Say (and this happens far too often to be hypothetical) you have an innovation that saves your company many times your annual salary. What does the boss do to reward you?   First he patents your innovation and declares it corporate intellectual property, then gives you an award ceremony where he more or less pats your head and tells you "Attaboy!" which those English speakers who own dogs might recognize. There's even an award letter, usually hand-written by your supervisor, saying "Attaboy!" and sometimes a Warm Fuzzy, which is a recognition pin that looks kind of like a piece of pocket lint or a dust-bunny from under a desk. How special, right? Your peers get to recognize that your contribution made the boss wealthier and as

No evidence to hold Sabar Lal Melma in Guantanamo, but enough to kill him?

Hard to imagine we'd come to look at Guantanamo as a lesser evil. Gitmo held terror suspects without charges, indefinitely, secretly, and tortured them, to death sometimes. At least they and their families back home were safe from the pretext of a drone strike or special ops night raid. The targeted assassination of released 5-year Guantanamo alumn ISN 801 Sabar Lal Melma in Afghanistan raises the question: what constitutes enough cause to send a death squad after a suspected illegal combatant? The US didn't have the evidence to bring charges against Melma, who was finally released in 2007 after an outpouring of Afghan voices vouched for his innocence, yet the US military retained suspicion enough to send NATO commandos into his home this weekend to execute the former detainee in front of his kids. It would seem if Obama has a problem with Guantanamo, it's that illegal rendition and imprisonment is not extrajudicial enough.

George Bush trusted and funded the Pakistan Military…

Even though they killed far more citizens of Pakistan than all resistance groups combined even if you count in the Chair Force Office Warriors with their drone strikes as Insurgent actions rather than Propping up the Pakistani Puppet. So, little recent (like, this morning) revelations that the compound taken out by the Navy SEALs was on a Pakistan Military Base, one thought being that our relationship with their Army should be re-evaluated. How honest and in depth is that revelation going to be? The Chimpleton and his not-as-stupid father had lots of contracts in oil-field construction and maintenance given to the bin Laden family, administered no doubt by Halliburton KBR. Their tame puppet military was given carte blanche to slaughter "their own" people, much like Saddam Hussein was given a similar license until his oil franchise invaded the Corporate Domain of another U.S. owned "sovereign" Puppet Dictator. The way the U.S. Army was given Carte Blanche to take out "their own people" if they happened to wear dark skin and have Native Tribal affiliations. The compound was described a few times as being a multi-million dollar affair. That would be big money anywhere, but in a country known for (American) Corporate Wage Slavery

Right Wing “lone wolf” murderers

Their Whoremasters like Sarah Palin and the rest of the DumFox crew still refuse to admit that they urge people to KILL (they have to have other people do it because they're too frightened to murder people themselves). Usually it's male wannabee hitmen like Jared Loughner, Jim Adkisson, von Brunn, Scott Roeder, Tim McVeigh, Terry Nichols, Erik Rudolf, Local Retard Gary Faulkner and the occasional physically female like Babykiller Shawna Forde, and they have a few other things in common. They're usually part of local cults, not exactly "lone wolf" like the Right Wing Hate Media claim. They usually go after people they consider weaklings. And they perceive their Fox News Whoremasters to be speaking literally when they rant and rave and foam at the mouth about a "War" against any form of Non-Fox Thought. Like Sarah Palin urging her demented Disciple Jared Loughner to murder 6 people in Tucson. Lou Dobbs urging Shawna Forde and her crew to Murder (yet another) nine year old American Child. If Gary Faulkner had succeeded in killing some Pakistan citizens, most likely including children, in his Rambo-inspired fantasy quest to take out the ALREADY DEAD Osama bin Laden, who among the Hate-Mongers would

Corporate personhood: unintended consequences

yes/no: are corporations persons? Are Corporations composed of shareholders? Do Corporations act on behalf and with the explicit consent of the shareholders? Has the corporation, with said consent, used any consideration of value including the intellectual property of the corporate officers or of salaried employees or contractors ever made statements supporting the Death Penalty or joined as paying members any organization supporting the Death Penalty? Do they accept without question the definitions of Capital crimes including giving false testimony which results in the death of another human being, killing for money, treason? Of the shareholders holding a majority of the stocks bonds or other assets of the corporation, do ANY have stocks in Advertising AND firearms corporations AND Data/Software Corporations which publish movies or video games glorifying violence? Do any of the corporate Persons advocate the notion that firearms are necessary for self defense? Have any of the corporate persons made statements advocating lenience in the cases of persons condemned to death as accessories to capital murder, such as the "getaway driver"? Does the corporation support acts of retaliation against the perpetrators of 9/11? Does the Corporation support such acts even against nations which were NOT the perpetrators, such as Iraq, Iran, Palestine, Afghanistan? Combine the answers with facts such

NATO vows to investigate leaks of their kiddie-porn…

Actually NATO/ISAF are vowing to investigate reports of civilian deaths, 64 (updated while I was typing earlier) in recent days. NATO, in their TYPICAL LYING MODE, said that their operations killed an unknown number of "insurgents". You know how the U.S. and NATO turn a civilian into an "insurgent"? THEY POP A BULLET INTO HIS SKULL. AND IF THE "INSURGENT" IS BEING NURSED AT HIS MOMMA'S BREAST THEY GET TWO "INSURGENTS" WITH ONE BABYKILLING BULLET. Does that sound unnecessarily harsh? Hmm? To borrow a trench expression from another long-ago war being fought for the same God-Damned imperial cause, was it "over the top"? Ask yourselves this question, M'kay? IF THE LYING BASTARDS DON'T KNOW HOW MANY "INSURGENTS" THEY KILLED, THEN THEY ALSO WOULD NOT KNOW THEIR NAMES, AGES, POLITICAL STATUS OR WHETHER THEY WERE ACTUALLY INSURGENTS, NOW GOD-DAMN WOULD THEY, M'kay?" 23112

“conservative” Pentagon budget includes NASCAR

No, really, the "Conservative" TeaPotty and Republitards have voted to continue funding sponsorship of NASCAR teams as part of their "Recruitment" budget. Yep, get the kids into the Murder Machine any way they can. So-Called conservatives don't even care about their own kids. Much less anybody elses' kids. Hell, they see a kid and they reach for their AK 47. Why do Republican TeaTard Minutemen Klan Militia members Hate American Kids? Why do they hate the English language so much that they continue to call their greedy overfed herd of Hogs "conservative" when it's obvious they conserve absolutely NOTHING? Leaving alone "patriotism" and "freedom" and "morality" and "family values" and Christianity. Just a bunch of babykillers as far as I can see. Why don't the NASCAR drivers go into the military, seein' as how they're so all fired up about going to other countries, taking everything from the people and killing anybody who objects? (especially the kids, them Republicans sho' does love them some babykilling) Couldn't possibly be that they're not healthy enough, they brag all the time about being Professional Athletes. Then again, so does Rush Limbaugh's equally Chickenshit brother David. 23099

The Memorial Park Grenade and Drugs

The CS Fuzz Dept isn't squeaking very loudly about the grenade they found at Prospect Lake a couple of days ago. There's ways to make a booby trap from a hand grenade, take one and set it down, prop a rock onto it and set the rock on a small stick, so the rock will fall off if the stick is disturbed, lots of ways to make the stick fall out. Test the rig to make sure. assemble it and extract the safety pin then leave, and never go back. That doesn't seem to be the case with the Lake Grenade. But it's Apparently a U.S. Army hand grenade of which there are several types, standard enough in triggering style, weight and size of the device, many made by an Israeli based firm called LGB Ltd. The cops would have a database on who supplies them. NOW... Drugs. 22986

Drone targeting data… is it as flawed as THIS?

It's not just in the middle east, it's what "we" do here too... The brutality is endemic to the system, every action of Cop Meets Citizen, here, or abroad, is taken under the assumption that the Citizen is the enemy, and must be subdued, brought under "our" control. Whether a citizen in his home or a whole nation. This from chat: 23:58listening to the scanner... Pigs are fixin' to jump into an apartment, armored up... 23:58The dispatcher said that "last time we had to tase him". 23:59 and that nobody in the house likes cops (the CSPD and EP Co Sheriff refer to that as a B.O.L.O "Be On the Look Out") 23:59 Imagine that, a gang of uniformed thugs holds somebody down, beating him and torturing him, in front of his family, and they wonder why nobody likes them. 00:00 Actually they DO know, but they think their guns and gang will keep anybody from doing any retaliation, just like their foreign policy. 00:01Oderint dum Metuant, let them hate us as long as they fear us. 00:02Caligula and Nero's motto. 00:02 What wonderful people they worship as heroes!! And they want to export that kind of "freedom" everywhere in the world. Freedom to obey. 22536

In Tennessee, ACLU = Terrorists

The Memphis Homeland Security fusion center has a map listing the Tennessee ACLU as a "Terrorist Event." Compound that with what a ranking senator (R-AL) has called the "ACLU DNA." It goes beyond semantics when the label of terrorist means by executive order suspects can be detained without charges, indefinitely and without an enforceable standard of human rights. Think twice about those giving credence to Vice President Biden's categorization of Wikileaks as more terrorism than journalism. On the lighter dark side, the CIA has set up a Wikileaks Task Force (WTF), prompting comedian Andy Borowitz to suggest the more apt Stop Terrorists From Uniting (STFU).

TSA and Pentagoons play same lame blame game

TSA of course saying that people being angry about their Neo-Gestapo (betcha thought I was gonna say "nazi" huh?) thug tactics would cause delays. And not their Thuggish heavy-handed State-Sponsored Terrorism. The people, you see, have no right to resent being treated as criminals with no evidence. Guilty until proven innocent. Then blame anybody who acts any way non-docile or non-subservient for the punishment THEY, the Gesta errrr... Noble Defenders of freedom CHOOSE to inflict on other people. There's a counter-terrorism standard employed and enjoyed by every dictatorship, including the U.S. Military "free" puppet governments, (not just the Nazis, although they're the ones most famous for it) where they would round up local civilians in areas where a "terrorist" attack had occurred and simply execute some of them, and made sure to tell the survivors to blame it on the actions of the Resistance Fighters. That's the TSA tactic. Also, the Pentagon/State Department Gesta tactic for dealing with Wikileaks. Kill the messenger. Never mind that it's not the REVELATION of their many murders and miscellaneous misdemeanors, mayhem and malicious malfeasance that's caused their shared TSA/DoD/DoS/DoJ problems. It's the actual commission of their multiple misdeeds that caused the problem. If they didn't want

Pullout from Afghanistan? not for another 3 years..

BBC had a story "An hour away from Kabul, despair grows as NATO discusses exit..." Meaning, the BBC is required to report that the war is a positive thing for Afghan people so they focus on government officials who got their jobs handed to them by the American and British Conquerors and Occupiers errr "liberators and nation builders" and will, justifiably, have their heads handed to them by people who had friends and family (anybody in Afghanistan) Murdered, raped, imprisoned and tortured by the NATO Occupation forces. And the reader/listener is supposed to take pity on these poor, sad, wretched pathetic Traitors who sold their own people to the invaders as a means of gaining Puppet Local Dictator status. Awwwwww.... Shed a fake tear with me, Glenn Beck showed us how, put Vicks Vapo-Rub under your eyes... On the other hand, if 3 more years of the Mightiest Empire on earth wouldn't be enough time to build up a sense of safety in the Karzhai Puppet Regime, how long WOULD it take? Analysts who aren't in the pay of the Pentagon say there's no way, and that if the occupation succeeds it could only be by being Permanent. 20593

Jeep declares war on intellect.

They're sponsoring Call of Duty:whateverthehellnumber : BlackOps. In the Jeep commercial they show screenshots of a Black Jeep SUV in some tropical location that exists only in the imaginations of the designers of the game, who never got closer to actual war than speeding up as they passed the Army Recruiter's office on their way to a College Republicans meeting. Call of "Duty"? BlackOps is not very discrete code for Murder, Kidnap and Torture, in other words, REAL terrorism funded and backed by a massive military industrial complex. Of which the manufacturers of Jeep are a proud member-group. BlackOps is not anybody's "Duty" it's a pleasure romp for people who enjoy killing and enjoy torture and enjoy the feeling of helpless victims fearing them. The sick bastards who play the game on their computers in their Moms' basements and fantasize killing are only slightly less sick than the ones who go out and commit the actual Murders, kidnaps and tortures. Or the political bastards who order the Terroristic BlackOps strikes. Games like that destroy your own capacity to think rationally, it's a downward spiral into being the formerly human equivalent of a mechanical drone. THEY push your launch buttons and aim you toward

While the rest of the world celebrates Armistice Day…

We have Veterans Day, or, as I like to put it, "your recruiter lied to you and society used your entire childhood to condition you to accept that, so to make up for getting screwed like that we'll have a postal holiday and a parade for you". Just, you know, don't actually expect those benefits they promised you BEFORE you signed the enlistment or induction papers, and try to keep in mind as every politician with access to a microphone is praising your decision to "serve the country", that the renaming of the day as Veterans Day was a deliberate ploy to try to ease the sting of the use of United States soldiers, led by Doug McArthur, Dwight Eisenhower and Patton, to fire on an encampment, daily parade and daily petition to President Hoover to actually honor the promised benefits to Spanish War and World War 1 veterans. Instead Hoover gave their pensions to Investment Bankers, like his party and their TeaBag affiliates are promising to do AGAIN, only now they've got Social Security to give to the Investment Bankers along with them. They've also got enough RepubliFascists who ran under the false flag of Democracy selling your benefits to the Banksters

Pion Canyon slowly being conquered by Imperialists

It's not just apparent, it's Elephant-in-the-parlor obvious that the Pentagon assumes they own not only every square centimeter of Foreign lands conquered by their Legion of Doom Imperial Stormtroopers. Every square centimeter in America too. Ed has put together a short collection of videos pointing up the planned assault on Americans by American Military, something that wasn't available a century and a half ago when the Imperial Storm Troopers wore blue uniforms with yellow stripes on the legs and rode horses as they murdered Americans to take the land. The first I'm posting, actually the middle of the series, he takes the "fightin' words" the TeaBag racist scum use. Points out that the Tea Potty really doesn't defend the rights and freedoms of Individual Citizens, rather, they defend the Privileges of Corporate "citizens". If the ranches in Pion Canyon were owned by Halliburton, maybe? And The prequel to the one above this. And And the last of the series, in its proper order. 20491

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