Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Never say nadir, or, that is, never underestimate the power of the overclass.
In any event, as Killary Klinton trundles on, promising to deliver even more rightist fantasy outcomes for her constituent dupes, Russia is 100% responsible for the war crimes committed by those it clearly trained, armed, funded, and more-or-less controls. Meanwhile, Israel is defending itself against senseless external terrorism. USA? Not involved. Go back to watching your “American Idol” episodes and thinking about how free and peaceful you/we are. There’s troubles, but it’s all Russkies and Arabs. Nothing to lift a finger about.
All the while, where is good old self-righteous, super-radical Occupy? Oh, right, they have become wiser and are now helping people in Brooklyn grow sunflowers.
Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Had two interactions today that put me on this topic. So:
1. Kalle Lasn = Bill McKibben = Booker T. Washington. Just watch, if we survive.
2. Kudos to “Occupy” for sticking a left moment into the news cycle. Manhattan is perfect for that.
3. Manhattan is the worst, stupidest possible place to try to start a left movement.
4. Detroit is the proper place, and it should be a shadow state, headquartered in the Black House.
5. The Black House should make way better use of allied celebrities than “Occupy” did.
Friday, July 4th, 2014
I happen to have finally taken Public Enemy’s advice and stayed home on this date. In the process, I noticed that the host of the official “birthday party” is none other than the host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.” Personally, I don’t think it’s an accident at any level.
Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
“The American Dream” trope exists to implant the notion that this is a unique nation that is uniquely dedicated to the greatest happiness of all its residents. That claim is pure rubbish.
Yet, it turns out that when people are asked what they want “the American Dream” to mean, the clear majority give rather decent answers:
Of course, the actual society, being rigidly dedicated to making the rich ever richer, is dreadful at fulfilling these majority desires. But more proof that the commoners aren’t the dolts so many greens and lefties assume.
Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
Skechers, of course, is a particular leader in the addition of useless product features.
Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
The U.S. South is some piece of work. But, for some unfathomable reason, it now seems to be home to sparks of actual progress and civilization. Public enterprise has happened there in a couple of meaningful ways.
Lafayette, Louisiana has fought off lawsuits and built itself its own communications infrastructure.
Now, it seems that Somerset, Kentucky is about to start operating its own gas stations.