Thursday, November 27, 2008

The Pressing Need for an American Nuremberg

To initiate a war of aggression, therefore, is not only an international crime; it is the supreme international crime differing only from other war crimes in that it contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole.

~Robert Jackson, chief U.S. prosecutor at Nuremberg

Forget about the economy...for now. Forget about the environment...for now. Forget about every pressing issue that has resulted from 8 years of disastrous policies. The single most important item on the agenda of the incoming administration is the prosecution of members of the current administration for torture and other war crimes. This must be at the very top of the list. Nothing takes precedence over this country declaring it is a civilized nation that does not allow its leaders to initiate wars of aggression or to torture prisoners. The invasion and occupation of Iraq, based on "faulty intelligence" was a con game that had the explicit support of many Republicans and the implicit support of many Democrats. The international community and most people in this country are well aware that this is an international crime, perhaps the worst since the United States involvement in Southeast Asia. In additions to the thousands of deaths and injuries that have resulted from the invasion and occupation of Iraq, the United States has been torturing prisoners and subjecting others to rendition to other countries that have tortured them. If we let those guilty of these crimes go unpunished we not only set a dangerous and unnacceptable precedent for the future, but have also permanently decreased our international standing as a country interested in the most basic form of justice.

There is very important history to be made in the next few months. We must demand our leaders to be wise and brave enough to forge ahead in what is right and just. We must demand those guilty of torture and war cimes be prosecuted.

Go to this link and demand that the incoming administration prosecutes those responsible for the war of aggression against Iraq and for the torture of prisoners. We must restore some sense of morality as a nation before we can do anything else.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

I'm Declaring War on Dumbfuckistan

My official declaration of war, made just moments ago:

From my base camp in America, before it's too late, I announce with solemn heart, weary mind and indomitable spirit, that I do hereby declare a state of war with the place in the human mind known as Dumbfuckistan. This decision is neither made lightly, nor in haste. Indeed, this state of affairs has been building for eight long years now, and that slow percolation only recently resulted in the pressure needed to set off an all out explosion, a desparate need for action. It is indeed a desparate state of affairs that the country is on the precipice of renouncing even it's lofty words of attempting to be interested in equality of opportunity. So we have come to this; religion used as a blunt instrument of force to secure a future for well to do Republicans. Identity politics used to divide and conquer a low income, low information lower class programmed to think in Balkanized terms of self-disenfranchisement. I am thus consumed with a righteous hatred. No, I don't hate the average Dumbfuckistani, who is for the most part a passive, grazing creature, sometimes even amiable, but nonetheless more dangerous in its ignorance than any other beast on the Plains or in the mountain forests. My hatred is reserved for the state of mind fog that the Dumbfuckistani remains in, even after being painfully raped and violently mugged for nearly a decade. It is this that must be eradicated, and given no quarter. For desparate times require desparate actions, and I must take up mental and moral arms against the virulent corruption, environmental destruction, torture, state terror, perverted Christianity, bald-faced lies, incompetence due to cronyism, war profiteering, etc., etc.,that the Dumbfuckistanis have allowed to fester for 8 years too long. This is war, a total war, an all-consuming war. It is war that has been fought before in this country. It is a war recognized by the Founders as altogether necessary when times require. Now is one of those times, and I am confident in the victory...of good over evil!

Thursday, September 11, 2008

What Would YOU Do

What would you do if you
Knew all of the things we knew
Would you stand up for truth
Or would you turn away too
And then what if you saw
All of the things that's wrong
Would you stand tall and strong
Or would you turn and walk away

I see a message from the government, like every day
I watch it, and listen, and call 'em all suckas'
They warnin' me about Osama or whatever
Picture me buyin' this scam I said "never"

Now ask yourself who's the people with the most to gain (Bush)
'fore 911 motherfuckas couldn't stand his name (Bush)
Now even niggas wavin' flags like they lost they mind
Everybody got opinions but don't know the time
'Cause Amerikkka's been took - it's plain to see
The oldest trick in the book is make an enemy
A phony evil so the government can do its dirt
And take away ya freedom lock and load, beat and search
Ain't nothin' changed but more colored people locked in prison
These pigs still beat us, but it seem we forgettin'
But I remember 'fore September how these devils do it
Fuck Giuliani, ask Diallo how he doin'
We in the streets holla- 'jail to the thief' - follow
Fuck wavin' flags bring these dragons to they knees
Oil blood money makes these killers ride cold
Suspicious suicides people dyin' never told
It's all a part of playin' God so ya think we need 'em
While 'Bin Ashcroft' take away ya rights to freedom
Bear witness to the sickness of these dictators
Hope you understand the time brother cause it's major
So now you askin why my records always come the same
Keep it real, ain't no fillers, motherfucka blingin'
Mine eyes seen the gory of the coming of the beast
So every story every word I'm sayin' 'Fuck Peace'
See you could witness the Illuminati body count
Don't be surprised these is devils that I'm talkin' bout
You think a couple thousand lives mean shit to killers?
Nigga I swear to God we the ones - ain't no villains
Or any other word they think to demonize a country
Ain't no terror threat unless approval ratings slumpin'
So I'ma say it for the record we the ones that planned it
Ain't no other country took a part or had they hand in
It's all a way to keep ya scared so you think you need'em
Praisin' Bush while that killer take away ya freedom
How many of us got discovered but ignore the symptoms?
Niggaz talkin' loud but ain't nobody sayin' shit'
And with the 4th Amendment gone eyes are on the 1st
That's why I'm spittin' cyanide each and every verse
I see the Carlyle group and Harris Bank Accounts
I see 'em plead the 5th each and every session now
And while Reichstag burns I see the public buy it
I see the profilin see the media's compliance
War is good for business see the vicious make a savior
Hope you understand the time brother cause its major

Saturday, September 06, 2008

Batshit Crazy

The elections of 2008 are rapidly approaching and bringing a looming sense of guarded optimism. Well they were until recently. Now they have the added bonus of comedy.
The Republican Party has finally gone totallly insane. Mind you, they are still evil and capable of scaring enough low information voters to make the 2008 elections a lot closer than they should be. But they have reached a level of desparation that is actually heartening to see. The choice of "Mooselini" to the ticket was bizarre. Until you realize that Creationists/Rapturists make up a large part of their vote. I'm not sure whether that's funny or scary. It was very scary that in 2004 this group gave us four more disastrous years. But Americans are not that stupid anymore! They won't fall for the same bullshit as they did four years ago.
I hope.

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Dick Cheney is the One True Antichrist

I got a chain email a while ago from a Hillary supporter that claims Obama is the Antichrist. Recently, as expected, the wingnuts have been reviving the meme since Obama hasn't assuaged their fears that he is not a true warmongering, torture-endorsing, tax-protesting, electric chair switch-pulling nutcase disciple of Jesus Christ, Our (Their perverted) Lord and Savior.

What's truly amazing is that wingnuts are so into projection and have been so out of touch with reality for so effing long is that they can call Obama, someone who actually is not out to destroy the world, the antichrist, whilst they ignore the mass murders and economic catastrophes foisted on the world and nation of our own Dick Darth Duck! Mutherfukkin' Cheney. A guy who has so much clout he can shoot someone in the face and make THEM apologize TO HIM for it. Think about it. That's right, think. Something the wingnuts and the corporate media have conditioned us not to do. As the classic blues song goes: That's EVIL, evil is going on wrong!

So wingnuts, please spare us the pathetic projection and STFU for the next several make that decades. Thanks.

On Olympic Coverage and My Grand Plan for the Future of Telecommunications

NBC's Olympic coverage so far has been less than impressive. In fact, it's been a steaming pile of bullshit. I wanna see real Olympic sports like boxing, sprints, long jumping, etc. Not water polo or horse riding or fucking volleyball. Especially not volleyball, which has been on wall to wall coverage today. They spent 6 hours on indoor volleyball then another 6 on beach volleyball. Who gives a fuck!? The entire premise there is to set up a spike. That's it. That's the entire strategy. Jesus hopping Christ on a pogo stick, they broadcast 12 hours of that today! Setting up a spike!

Why are there so many lame ass sports that have been added to the Olympics in recent years? Badminton!? This is a gold medal sport? WTF is next, lawn jarts and bocce ball? Who wants to see this shit? Do soccer moms really wanna see this? Is that who NBC is pandering to? There's GOTTA be a way to see the sports I wanna see, w/o having this shit dictated to me. Here's my idea:


Imagine combining your PC and TV and picking ANY sporting event (or movie, or music video) that you want to see ANY time you want to see it. It would be like Youtube, except better. You can get anything that exists in all the archives of all the entertainment outlets, anything that was ever recorded. There would be a kickass search function, better than google, that would identify that long ago song or movie whose name you can't quite remember, but all you had to do was type in (your TV would come with a keyboard/text message/remote type thing that I haven't fully thought out yet) and voila! There's that movie you saw when you were a kid that you vaguely recall, but always wanted to see again. And of course, it would also allow you to bypass the crappy excuses for Olympic sports that saturate NBC's current Olympic coverage and let you get right to the stuff you want to see. Freedom of choice! Where is it? Is this not the land of the free!? Interactive TV now!!

Thank you internet for letting me vent.

Thursday, February 21, 2008

On Presidential Role Models

It’s impossible for a chicken to produce a duck egg. It can only produce according to what that particular system was constructed to produce. The system in this country cannot produce freedom for the Afro-American. It is impossible for this system, this economic system, this political system, this social system, this system period. ...And if ever a chicken did produce a duck egg, you would say it was certainly a revolutionary chicken.
~Malcolm X

“What can a cloth suit tell me about the wealth of a soul?
~ Randell Robinson

This presidential election of 2008, still being decided, has often been spoken of in terms of history. Even more so, it has been constantly spoken of, by virtually all the candidates as a watershed for "change". In actuality, barring a miracle, the only historical change that there may be...maybe... someone other than a white male elected President of the United States this year. This change, important yet ultimately superficial, in these days of greatly diminished expectations, is cause for rapturous awe, and a strange mix of delirious optimism and great anxiety. We have given up on a fair system. We have long given up on even a slightly less bloodthirsty imperialism (which we are actually supposed to be proud of!) All we have to hope for is a symbolic victory, one that gaurantees no substantive change in policy in terms of what really matters.

I will not downplay the power of the symbolism. The United States, with something other than a white male as president, will look a lot different. It will even feel a lot different. Alas, I fear it won't actually be much different. We will have a duck as president. Perhaps a female duck, or a black duck, but a duck just the same. This system can only produce one species. Only if we change the internal workings of the system or the interaction with the environment can we force a mutation. We are told to wish dream of...this significant change. For in 2008, the greatest expectation is a role model that will inspire the next generation to actually accomplish the substantive change that is needed now and has been needed for many past generations. This is what diminished expecations give you...dreams deferred. No thank you. I won't believe in presidential role models until there is some substantive reason for believing.

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Handicapping the 2008 Presidential Election

Hey, it's presidential primary season again. Has it already been four years since the American electorate, in their infinite wisdom, handed the Boy Monkey Ass four more years of raping and plundering the known universe? I had been blissfully semi-unaware of this mess until I was watching football the other night and went to switch to the NFL channel and landed on C-SPAN by mistake. There they were talking about momentum and likeability and blowing the usual smoke and nonsense that makes about 60 percent of the people not bother to vote. There they were once again ignoring the two most important things about any election in this country...who is giving each candidate their money to run, and which candidate has the best hair. As every pundit knows, but none will admit, these are the two things that will determine the next president.

Unfortunately, I have no idea who is getting what percentage of their bribe money from what grossly misanthropic segment of the American capitalist rogue's gallery. They never print this stuff anywhere in the McPapers or on the McNews Channels. But I have seen the candidate's hair. Oh yeah, they do show you the hair and make-up. So without further ado, here's how I see it panning out.


Rudy Guiliani: Bald. NEXT!

Fred Thompson: Bald with huge bags under his eyes. Who the fuck begged him to join the race? Nobody, that's who. Keep it moving, Uncle Fester.

McCain: Silver hair, thinning. Very Old...not as bad as Thompson, but you just can't picture him getting an intern to drop to her knees, except maybe under duress.

Huckabee: Dyes his hair, slightly thinning. Looks like Dick Nixon around the time of the Checkers Speech. Same nose, jowels, shifty eyes and 5 o'clock shadow. At the first sign of sweat on his upper lip this mofo is DONE.

Romney: Pure televangelist hair. Dyed.

So Romney has the best hair. He's a very slick dude that tries too hard to be sincere sounding. He's totally transparent, though and totally full of shit with no moral compass whatsoever. He's also the big money candidate. In any other year he would be a lock for the presidency. But a large percentage of the electorate who would normally be easy pickings have sore rectums from the last 8 years of getting the 50-inch GOP elephant dick in that azzzz. Some of them still might fall for it, though. In the words of Bugs Bunny "don't these ducks ever learn?" The Republicans also have a protest candidate this year, Ron Paul. He is against the Iraq War so of course he is insane. Anyone against the Iraq War is insane and believes in UFOs. Just ask the corporate media, they'll tell ya. But I digress...


Obama: Closely-cropped natural. I thought for sure he would go for the waves at some point in the last 4 years, but he's keeping it very basic and unassuming. I think he would still do well if he grew it out a little, but how much is too much for the mainstream voter??

Clinton: Her hubby rocked the undyed "poof" look all the way to the top back in the day and she is staying with what got them there, with the perfect business-like corporate cut.

Edwards: Best in show, his hair got all the press so far and gave him a huge boost in Iowa. Hard to hold back the Little Lord Fauntelroy factor and I see him being a force at the convention, with his well-groomed mane good for at least a couple hundred delegates.

So taking in all of the above, look for the impeccably coifed Democrats to easily take the Presidency over the follically (and morally) challenged Republicans this fall.