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I think we’ve heard this before.

To use Jim Kunstler’s phrase, what a “clusterfuck”!  Political drones like Theresa May, like any drone, are paid not to think.  Just like the journo hacks supposedly “reporting” stuff like this.   People like May are paid to spout any nonsense … Continue reading

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Russia’s Warning

11 mars 2018 https://cluborlov.blogspot.fr/2016/05/a-russian-warning.html Posted nearly two years ago, I would urge anyone who stops by this blog to read this short, succinct, and prescient letter to the citizens of the US, especially in light of US reactions to Mr … Continue reading

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Presstitues on Fire. I Love it.

http://www.medialens.org/index.php/alerts/alert-archive/2018/864-follow-your-bliss-the-tweet-that-brought-corporate-journalism-to-the-brink-of-a-nervous-breakthrough.html https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/03/08/wall-street-sells-subprime-history/   I don’t do Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, PayPal. They’re all part of my personal BDS movement. And while I often wonder why people who rant against the corporate oligarchy use platforms that enrich these same oligarchs, I figure … Continue reading

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Want to Recapture Your Mind? Read This.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/03/02/colonizing-the-western-mind/ Hirthler does it again.  Must read.  I normally don’t like articles that refer to films, but this makes total sense.  And yes, I watched the film.  Twice. Since I now live in the EU, I found this paragraph of … Continue reading

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Slow Com Updated

24 jan 2018 I’m reading via WSWS and Jonathan Cook that the billionnaire bosses of US (anti-)social media sites are hiring these days, but don’t get your hopes up. Most of those jobs (if ,indeed, they are even located in … Continue reading

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“Shithole Countries”, “Oprah for President!”, “Missile Attack!”

Let’s take them in order. Paul Haeder, resident ranter over at DissidentVoice, has a pretty good take on what constitutes a real shithole of a country: our very own United States of America, citing (along with his own very personal … Continue reading

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Complicity

13 jan 2018 John Davis’ article, Mud Slide, on CounterPunch this weekend, talks about a pretty pertinent question when he asks: Can we do good within a corrupt system with which we are complicit? Or, as Adrian Parr notes, in … Continue reading

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