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Open letter to Mayor Bloomberg. [Nov. 2nd, 2011|08:31 pm]
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http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bloomberg-strikes-tougher-tone-occupy-wall-street-article-1.971097

"This isn't an occupation of Wall Street," Bloomberg told reporters. "It's an occupation of a growing, vibrant residential neighborhood in Lower Manhattan and it's really hurting small businesses and families."
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bloomberg-strikes-tougher-tone-occupy-wall-street-article-1.971097#ixzz1cbq7SfVZ

What hurts American citizens is not the occupy protests, but the stranglehold of corporatism on our personal, private, and business lives. When Wal-Mart and other multinationals sell slave-made goods in massive, centralized shipping/receiving hubs, there can be no competition, no local production, no fair wages, no personal success.

In response to Mayor Bloomberg's appeasement speech, I wrote this open letter to his office:

"Because you have declared your opposition to the Occupy Wall Street movement, I am against you. When you stand against them, you stand against the people.

Are you for liberty and freedom from corporatism, or against it, Mr. Bloomberg?"
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話題の提供: Remembering Steve Jobs [Oct. 6th, 2011|03:13 pm]
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Steve Jobs once said, "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." He inspired a generation to Think Different. How has the legacy of Apple's co-founder influenced your life?
Steve Job's legacy is his part as one of the actors in the systematic impoverishment of millions of Americans. His line of "premium" hardware is nothing more than underpowered devices manufactured by slaves in China under the harshest yet most profitable conditions possible. He sells these fashion baubles for extremely inflated prices, enabled by slick, omnipresent marketing projects. To add insult to injury, each item released is intentionally gimped so that it can be re-released as the "new" iPhone or the "new" iPad 2, when these are merely the same product with some of the restrictions removed.

Rest uneasy, Steve Jobs, the slaver, the fashion con man, another CEO of another company that exports America jobs to slave states, bankrupting us all to make a tiny minority obscenely wealthy.
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話題の提供: Remembering Steve Jobs [Oct. 6th, 2011|03:13 pm]
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Steve Jobs once said, "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." He inspired a generation to Think Different. How has the legacy of Apple's co-founder influenced your life?
Steve Job's legacy is his part as one of the actors in the systematic impoverishment of millions of Americans. His line of "premium" hardware is nothing more than underpowered devices manufactured by slaves in China under the harshest yet most profitable conditions possible. He sells these fashion baubles for extremely inflated prices, enabled by slick, omnipresent marketing projects. To add insult to injury, each item released is intentionally gimped so that it can be re-released as the "new" iPhone or the "new" iPad 2, when these are merely the same product with some of the restrictions removed.

Rest uneasy, Steve Jobs, the slaver, the fashion con man, another CEO of another company that exports America jobs to slave states, bankrupting us all to make a tiny minority obscenely wealthy.
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Human shields: called it. [May. 3rd, 2011|02:15 pm]
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Whenever the Pentagon uses "human shields" they really mean "collateral damage" or "losses due to targeting civilians."

White House modifies Osama bin Laden account

At the Monday evening briefing for TV reporters, a senior official also corrected what Brennan described earlier as “my understanding” that the woman who acted as a shield for bin Laden was one of his wives and was killed.

“A different guy’s wife was killed,” a different official familiar with the briefing for TV reporters said Monday night. Bin Laden’s wife was “injured but not killed,” the official said.

Another official familiar with the operation said it did not appear that any woman was used as a human shield, but that the woman killed and the one injured were hurt in the crossfire. The official said he believed Brennan had mixed up the episode involving bin Laden’s wife with another encounter elsewhere in the compound.


"Crossfire" is an interesting word to use, since bin Laden wasn't armed:

However, during a background, off-camera briefing for television reporters later Monday, a senior White House official said bin Laden was not armed when he was killed, apparently by the U.S. raid team.


The truth of the matter is that bin Laden died of old age in comfort and luxury. How someone was killed and why is a mystery.
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bin Laden dies of old age, US announces new power over human lifespans. [May. 2nd, 2011|08:05 am]
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The syntax for this article is so goddamn funny, talking about iPads and an American comeback:

Osama bin Laden dead; Obama nails him, leads American comeback

WASHINGTON: In the dark of the night, someone held up an iPad which read the final score in translucent capital letters: OBAMA 1 OSAMA 0. It was past midnight on a cool spring night, and the crowd first trickled in, then surged, to the gates of the White House the moment news of Osama bin Laden's death broke. ''USA, USA'' they chanted waving the star-spangled banner; then "Hey, Hey Goodbye" to the man who came to epitomize evil for Americans. Osama bin Laden was dead; long live Barack Obama.

Taking credit for his death is a feat. Osama bin Laden has lived in comfort for decades as an asset to numerous intelligence agencies. He was pursued by few if any agencies, but one lone beard aficionado. He had world class health care and lived to see his old age. Even modern medicine can't stop programmed cell death, yet here's our chief taking credit for it:

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The comical Presidency. [Apr. 28th, 2011|10:45 am]
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One of the hallmarks of Mr. Bush's term as acting-president was to knowingly do things that would backfire. Moving to privatize Social Security, invading Iraq without a plan, firing the Iraqi army, apologizing to the Chinese for knocking down one of our spy planes, et cetera. Obama has plagiarized much of the Bush platform, including the decisions doomed to fail. The birth certificate he released is oddly formatted, opening more conspiracy theories:



... They appear as text but also contain glyphs, dots, lines, boxes, squiggles, and random garbage. They’re not combined or merged in any way. Quite simply, they look like they were created programmatically, not by a human.

... What’s not plausible is that the government spent all this time manufacturing Obama’s birth certificate only to commit the laughably rookie mistake of exporting the layers from Photoshop, or whatever photo editing software they are meant to have used. It’s likely that whoever scanned the birth certificate in Hawaii forgot to turn off the OCR setting on the scanner. ...


That the layers are misinterpretations from the software will never be accepted by the teahadists. This latest blunder will keep the birther conspiracy going hot for months to come, and chain letters about the "photoshopped" birth certificate will circulate during election time.


The Liberal Media's observations of racism are so mean and unfair. A comment by user prrolg:
No. We wants yo college transcripts because you is bein' da president of da united states or sumpin like dat and we know you in dere on false pretenses. Sho nuff!
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Always wrong. [Apr. 27th, 2011|10:48 pm]
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I wrote about Obama scrambling to get to the podium before midnight, to give a hasty speech about a minor government function but forgot to post it. Now is a fitting time to repost it because he's being played like a fiddle yet again by holding a press conference to immortalize the birther insanity. He may as well have unveiled a towering statue dedicated to his enemies titled "Kick Me."

His skill at turning myth into reality is staggering. Rather than dispelling the war on terror, rather than ending the lie of unlimited Presidential power, nor abolishing torture as a legitimate tactic, he solidifies a cloud of poison lies into bedrock policy. He now takes what was the hot air generated by Internet counter-information and solidifies it into a legitimate topic of discussion. Because Obama has elevated the very pike his enemies want to skewer him with, Donald Trump's comments on his birth certificate are no longer the raving of a lunatic but a policy platform statement by a candidate.

By continuing so many of Bush's criminal policies and so masterfully enabling his political enemies, Obama is both his own worst enemy and possibly ours.

On the government shutdown, April 9th:

President Obama spoke briefly last night about the passing of the annual budget, and the TV coverage missed not just one thing, more like an entire herd of elephants in the room:

1) The President of the United States scrambled to put together a speech about a completely mundane function of government.

2) There is a sense that the fight is over, that the crisis is averted, when in fact this act of sabotage has recently been used before and will be used repeatedly as the new filibuster.

3) He and other Democrats meekly thanked the Republicans for averting the crisis they threatened to cause. This feels like the bank bailouts, when they asked to get paid for manufacturing a financial meltdown.

4) Every time a Democrat doesn't march in lock step with the fanatical neoconservative agenda, the GOP will throw a temper tantrum and threaten to shut down the government. They should be held in contempt for this stunt.
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What do you get for being a politician that does the right thing? [Nov. 3rd, 2010|11:24 am]
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By "the right thing" I'm referring to things like moving to censure Bush, voting against the Iraq invasion, and voting against the USA Patriot Act. What do you get?

A pink slip from your insane electorate.

So long, Russ Feingold, we knew the fantasy of A Good Democrat couldn't last forever.
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Even NPR is reporting that the Republican party lost a party primary [Sep. 15th, 2010|05:47 pm]
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Reaching new levels of insanity, the news is reporting that the Republican party lost a primary election.

A primary election is a vote organized by a political party in order to pick a candidate. Multiple party affiliates campaign to their base, asking to be the official candidate that will compete for office against the candidates from other parties. Only party members are allowed to run in primaries, so no matter who wins the primary the party does not lose.

So, when primaries in Delaware and New Hampshire concluded yesterday there were no losers. Candidate O'Donnel, referred to as a "tea party" candidate, beat Castle, but this does not mean that the Republicans lost anything. Look at any "tea party" candidate for any office in any part of the country and there will be an (R) after their name, because Tea Party means Republican.

Other acceptable terms for Tea Party include Teahadist, Teapublican, or good old neoconservative, all united by adherence to some or all of the same principles. If a politician is gung ho about war, surveillance, torture, and Friedmanite economics while against gay rights, woman's rights, or having the super-rich pay taxes, that is a neocon Republican, the label does not matter.

Until a candidate puts (T) or (LITERALLY INSANE) behind their name, there is no Tea Party, merely another label for Bush/Reagan Republicans. The Bush/Reagan neocons have thus far pulled off another astonishing feat of doublethink marketing.
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Trolling across the world. [Sep. 15th, 2010|10:04 am]
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The US is selling $60,000,000,000 worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the stated reason is to bolster the nation's defenses against invasion. Having no enemies in the region but rather several nations willing to defend it against invasion, the weapons seem to be a deterrent not against other nations but against their own people. You can never be too careful when teachers protest, even though demonstration is illegal.
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Pandorum. [Sep. 12th, 2010|05:21 pm]
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[mood |Space ... madness]

The following is a summary of the 2009 film Pandorum:

http://www.veoh.com/browse/videos/category/animation/watch/v14085830Cq24yFjf
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Mexico is filming a new movie. [Sep. 11th, 2010|01:24 pm]
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god mexico is getting fucked at an amazing rate
another mayor just got assassinated in his office a few days ago
and now this: 85 inmates escape from prison in Mexico



Filming and/or living El comienzo de Batman
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