Tag Archives: Persuasion

Why golfers wear goofy clothes and other nonsense

They wear gaudy and mismatched clothes so you can easily find their bodies after a lightning strike. The largest occurrence of lightning deaths are on golf courses, yet every set of clubs contains an umbrella. That makes a whole lot … Continue reading

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Commercialism 101

“buy one, get one free..” Translation into Real Language: The regular price is more than twice as high as it should be and you’re being gouged. Rectally and with a blunt instrument. Political Science is a perfect mirror for that … Continue reading

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The US military has created a growing arms race in Asia

The direct result of US occupations of both Iraq and Afghanistan is to have created a growing arms race in Asia aimed against both China and Russia. India, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Pakistan, Australia, and the Philippines are also key … Continue reading

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Ron Paul and Glenn Beck are from the same Libertarian ilk, Occupiers

This week while leaving a concert where I sat behind the Occupy Colorado Springs table talking to people about what Occupy stands for, I ran into two former Occupy people now very much withdrawn from the Occupy Movement in order … Continue reading

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Tea Partying with the Freak Brothers

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

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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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Paradigm, Buzzword, Keyword, and persuasion

Paradigm is a “consciousness” term. One of the best known ways to demonstrate it is visually, not verbally, there’s a really famous illustration of three forms, if looked at one way, the form in the middle would be the first … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Crackers

Now, I’ll admit that many White Southerners can’t read and can’t actually do math either. I guess that makes me a Liberal Guilt purveyor or whatever the current FoxNews term is. But a statistic cited that “proved” Whites graduate High … Continue reading

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Obamanos to the cleaners

Some among the media are already predicting an Obama landslide. You’d almost think they believe their liberal bias. Are you convinced? I’m not. How can the news outlets, owned by the corporate kleptocracy, be other than GOP double agents? I … Continue reading

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Zebulon Pike was an Illegal Alien (In the No Hater Zone)

posted this on Craigslist… Date: 2008-05-25, 1:31AM MDT Just to remind people, since the Old Colorado City Territory Days celebration of colonialism and Imperialism is going on… Young Lieutenant Pike, and his merry crew of saboteurs, spies and setup crew … Continue reading

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Too pretty to blog?

An oft-heard conversation in my house goes something like this: “Mom, why did I only get one Thin Mint and Lara got two?” “Because I like her better.”   Fortunately, my kids are wise enough to know that to accept … Continue reading

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