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Snake Oil in Paris: Obama smiles his way through his tired “Hopey Changey” branding effort.

3 dec 2017 https://www.francetvinfo.fr/monde/usa/presidentielle/investiture-d-obama/visite-d-obama-a-paris-le-public-de-sa-conference-conquis_2496087.html Too many French still believe in the Tooth Fairy. The proof? Smooth-talking former president (and war criminal) Obama stopped briefly in Paris yesterday (2 dec 2017) to give yet another of his obscenely hypocritical speeches, and … Continue reading

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Snipers Confess? and Other Stuff

Note:  info on the snipers during the Ukraine “uprising” is at the end of this post.   https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/11/24/from-an-open-internet-back-to-the-dark-ages-2/ Can anyone still doubt that access to a relatively free and open internet is rapidly coming to an end in the west? … Continue reading

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The World Series and Other Stuff

2 nov 2017 Jeux The Astros (or maybe I should say Springer) jumped all over Darvish in the first two innings to win the deciding game of the World Series. Why LA offered up Darvish for the crucial game has … Continue reading

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Thinking Stool

27 oct 2017 New links from CP https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/10/27/sticks-and-stones-free-speech-and-punching-politics/ Polemicist. Bridging gaps à la DJ. https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/10/26/the-simulacra-democracy/ Steppling. Clear, concise. We know it, but need to be reminded. Constantly. https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/10/27/rolling-back-the-tide-of-pesticide-poison-corruption-and-looming-mass-extinction/ Hunziker ? Todhunter ? Talk more to our local farmers. https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/10/27/does-anyone-want-my-european-passport/ The Irish guy … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

Here we go again. CounterPunch publishes an article by Diana Johnstone which questions the role of the AntiFa movement and is excoriated a week later by Amitai Ben-Abba in an article that strangely resembles the treatment Caitlin Johnstone, an Australian … Continue reading

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Finally! A Bit of Common Sense – Revised

In light of the recent shooting in Las Vegas, Jim Kavanagh, over at The Polemicist, has a great article about guns and the Second Amendment: The primary causal factor in an incident like this is something much more powerful than … Continue reading

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Pointing Towards the Exits

22 août 2017 I sometimes wonder if it’s possible to really know what’s going on these days. Apart from natural phenomena like sunrise (or the recent eclipse) or wet (not necessarily drinkable) water, or derivative stuff like criminality (the US … Continue reading

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