It really is simple when you seriously think about it!
Adherents include: Q-Anonites, Epoch Times Falun Gong sensationalists, lizard-throated theorists, pot-bellied gun freaks, 5G paranoidistas, antivaxxer alarmists, Gateway Punditeers, NASCAR enthusiasts, hordes of tongue-screaming evangelists and an oddball mix of bikers, wrestlers and UFC fighters — all of whom somehow become inspired by a few of Trump’s millionaire/billionaire golfing buddies. They are led by extremely right-wing pedigreed politicians who support America’s military-media-prison-industrial complex.
Ironically, none of the above could have happened without the precious assistance of the so-called “fake media!”
Adherents include: Techcentric-academic elitists, those with names gracing hospital wings, top-dollar charity foundation CEO/boardmembers, tinted or tainted Hollywooders and machine party loyalists to the Democratic name only. They are liberal only when safe to be liberal. Otherwise, they remain center-right and led by pedigreed politicians who support America’s military-media-prison-industrial complex. Ironically, they think they do not support this, but they do! …
Below are a few of my observations over the past few years. I write from the perspective of a courageous pacifist. Always have been — never threw a punch! I write “courageous” because I’ve ducked a few while breaking up other people’s brutality. I will defend honor, family and justice!
I also highlight a deep question: How can a country that electrocutes people to death in front of a priest and a roomful of fair witnesses complain about a country where heads are chopped off while making religious pronouncements? Both appear morally repulsive to me. …
[Originally published on Facebook on November 25, 2015]
ISIS was formed when America’s provisional governor Paul Brennan took over Iraq and disbanded the Baath Party and fired the entire Iraqi military, which was largely Sunni. Shiite Iran began taking a stronger role in Iraq which had a predominate Shia population.
The disenchanted Sunnis (Baathists), using former Iraqi and captured American military equipment, waged a rebel war against America’s occupation. In the process Saddam’s former military leaders teamed up with Al Qaeda in western Syria. Together, they took over large swarths of both Syria and Iraq and ISIS was formed.
Unfortunately, two things happened. First, climate change produced severe drought conditions in Syria and this hardship added fuel to the resistance against the Assad regime. Second, the US analysis saw the new Sunni principality (declared or undeclared) as a buffer to further isolate Syria from Iran whose influence became strong in Iraq. The belief being that Iran, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon united would pose a threat to American-friendly Israel and Saudi Arabia, perhapas also to Jordan. Moreover, the cross-Shia national front would certainly pose a risk to Turkey. …
[Originally written as a Facebook Note on December 29, 2016]
Well, folks, get ready to start New Year’s off with lots of 2017 killing in Mosul. The US-Iraqi-Kurdish-Iranian (what happened to Turkey?) coalition is now re-gearing its war effort to recapture the once cherished and ancient city.
Ultimately, this will set the stage for the east-to-west Iranian-Iraqi-Syrian-Lebanese (Shiite) oil pipeline. Turkey, given its rapid and newly developing relationship with Russia, likely will somehow be thrown a juicy bone for licking its chops as a main player. Russia will reward Turkey.
[Originally written as a Facebook Note on December 29, 2016]
By the end of 2003 nearly 70 percent of Americans believed Saddam Hussein had a direct connection to 9/11. Would I be far off to surmise that this 70 percent demographic segment was largely comprised of Trump or Clinton-like voters? Who were the 30 percent? You guessed it, Bernie Sanders-type supporters.
Take, for example, the drug war. When Nixon began the drug war, entirely for political purposes, there were 200,000 people in jail. Today, the figure is near 1.8 million and most Americans now are in favor of moving away from the drug war. Who mostly opposed this drug war? …
[Originally written as a Facebook Note on December 4, 2015. Note the two YouTube songs have been added.]
US private sector oil deals and military weaponry deals, supported by US government brinkmanship (much of which involves Israel), have drastically destabilized a historically fragile Middle East. The careless oligarchs reap obscene profits with little to no regard for the people who live within these nations.
For the most part, the borders of Middle Eastern states were defined by imperial conquering nations instead of by the people who live within the region.
After World War I, the British and the French, under the Sykes-Picot Agreement, assumed colonial rule in several important Middle East nations as the German-allied Ottoman Empire shattered. World War II raged on influencing military strong nations like the US and Russia to soon bully into the region. Weaponry money deals, raping oil resources and using these states for geographical military advantage. …
[Originally written as a Facebook Note on December 21, 2015]
[UPDATE TO WHAT’S DESCRIBED BELOW: The DNC appears intent on digging deeper into its own dipshit. It now has hired Kroll to investigate the data breach. Described in a profile in The New Yorker, Kroll is a firm comprised of “keepers of innumerable embarrassing, probably career-destroying, possibly corporation-destroying secrets.” An example of the firm’s primary clients includes Goldman-Sachs and Chevron.]
Apparently, the same kind of DNC Voter Data Base breach happened in 2008, except then it was the Clinton campaign accessing the breach. There were no penalties against the Clinton campaign. Juxtapositioned to how the DNC treated the Sanders campaign compared to how it treated the Clinton campaign for the same kind of breach, clearly a bias exists on the part of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz as she suspended the Sanders campaign from accessing its own data due to the breach. …
[Originally published as a Facebook Note on December 23, 2015 — the YouTube songs added in]
YouTube Playlist of my current band — Boston’s Climate Change Band:
— “Live in the spirit of living for others!”
— “I wish Nader had beaten both Bush and Gore!”
— “One resigns well played game of chess; not a political revolution!”
— “In America, too many people have become small folk. Not how it should be in the Land of Opportunity!”
— “I’m a musician-politician — there’s a difference!”
— “In olden days writers, poets & artists would sit on a hillside and observe the battle. Best to become a writer, poet or artist — a simple solution for a better world!” …
[Originally written as a Facebook Note on December 5, 2016]
Today we received news of a wonderful victory for the Standing Rock Tribal Nations and all who have supported them defending their water and their sacred lands. Today was also a victory for America’s Standing Rock veterans. It’s not often veterans step in and immediately win a war — but that’s what happened! Important because they know exactly what it is they are fighting for … and we truly value their service.
Three EPA agencies and now the Corps of Army Engineers have issued denials. The Dakota Access — subsidiary of the Dallas, Texas Energy Transfer Partners — relied on its own environmental assessment and choose to move forward knowing its permits could be denied a possibility of a halt order. It’s brutal security tactics — hiring TigerSwan whose namesake predecessor Blackwater fought the Iraq War — against the Native Americans will rival historical stories on how the Pinkerton Agency brutally busted up America’s early unions. …
What a long, complicated read!
I like the part where there was reference to “humanized mice” — lol! “Are we mice or are we men?” Is each species contingent upon the other? Does Donald Trump act as an irritant mouse roaring so strongly all he does is obfuscate the good works of science?