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Sunday, December 31, 2017

On New Year’s Eve

On New Year’s Eve

By Evie Shockley
December 31, 2017

we make midnight a maquette of the year:
frostlight glinting off snow to solemnize
the vows we offer to ourselves in near
silence: the competition shimmerwise

of champagne and chandeliers to attract
laughter and cheers: the glow from the fireplace
reflecting the burning intra-red pact
between beloveds: we cosset the space

of a fey hour, anxious gods molding our
hoped-for adams with this temporal clay:
each of us edacious for shining or
rash enough to think sacrifice will stay

this fugacious time: while stillness suspends
vitality in balance, as passions
struggle with passions for sway, the mind wends
towards what’s to come: a callithump of fashions,

ersatz smiles, crowded days: a bloodless cut
that severs soul from bone: a long aching
quiet in which we will hear nothing but
the clean crack of our promises breaking.

Friday, December 29, 2017

America at Christmas

America at Christmas

By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
Real Independent News & Film
December 29, 2017

What if Christmas is a core value of belief in a personal God who
lived among us and His freely given promise of eternal salvation
that no believer should reject or apologize for?

What if Christmas is the rebirth of Christ in the hearts of all
believers?

What if Christmas is the potential rebirth of Christ in every heart
that will have Him, whether a believer or not?

What if Jesus Christ was born about 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem?

What if He is true God and true man?

What if this is a mystery and a miracle?

What if this came about as part of God’s plan for the salvation
of all people?

What if Jesus was sent into the world to atone for our sins by
offering Himself as a sacrifice?

What if He was sinless?

What if His life was the most critical turning point in human history?

What if the reason we live is that He died?

What if after He died, He rose from the dead?

What if He was murdered by the government because it feared
a revolt if it did not murder Him?

What if the government thought He was crazy when He said He
is a king but His kingdom is not of this world?

What if He was not crazy but divine?

What if when He said that He could forgive sins, He was referring
to Himself as God?

What if He is one of the three parts of a triune God?

What if this is an inexplicable mystery?

What if there is no power without mystery?

What if the power He possessed, He exercised only for the good?

What if He truly gave sight to the blind, hearing to the deaf,
musculature to the lame, hope to the disillusioned, courage
to the weak and even life to the dead?

What if He freely did these things but sought no acclamation
for them?

What if after each of these miracles, He disappeared into the
temple precincts or walked well past the crowd, lest the crowd
hail him as a temporal or secular leader?

What if there was in that towering personality a deep thread
of shyness?

What if He was shy about His Godness?

What if He was shy about His goodness?

What if He loved saving us?

What if He was joyful but did not want us to see His joy?

What if He knew all along how profoundly untimely and utterly
painful the end of His life on earth would be but He neither feared
nor avoided it?

What if His greatest display of love was self-restraint on the Cross?

What if most of the world that He came to save has rejected Him?

What if He still loves those who have rejected Him?

What if He still offers them salvation?

What if His offer is real and forever?

What if many folks today have rejected the true God
for government-as-god?

What if the government-as-god has set itself up as providing for all
secular needs in return for fidelity to it?

What if this seductive offer has been accepted by millions
in America?

What if the acceptance of this seductive offer of government-as-
god has ruined individual initiative, destroyed personal work ethic,
fostered cancerous laziness, enhanced deep poverty and impelled
thoughtless obedience to government in those who have accepted
it?

What if the defiance inherent in the belief of government-as-god
chills the exercise of personal freedoms for fear of the loss of the
government’s munificence?

What if government charity is really munificence with money
it has taken from those who work and earn it?

What if it’s then given to those who don’t?

What if it is impossible to be truly charitable with someone
else’s money?

What if Jesus came to set us free from the yoke of government
oppression and the chains of personal sin?

What if freedom is our birthright, given to us by the true God,
not by the government-as-god?

What if the true God made us in His own image and likeness?

What if the most similar likeness between us mortals and the
true God is freedom?

What if just as God is perfectly free, so are we perfectly free?

What if we have failed to preserve freedom and have permitted
governments to take it from us?

What if we are not full people without full freedom?

What if the world was full of darkness before He came
into it?

What if there is darkness still today but yet much light?

What if we recognize that He is the Light of the World?

What if Christmas is the birthday of the Son of God
and the Son of Mary?

What if we recognize the presence of the Son of God
and the Son of Mary in our hearts and among us?

What if the God-as-baby whose birthday we celebrate
is the Savior of the World?

What if we don’t mask this but live it?

What if we say with our hearts and mean with our words —
Merry Christmas?


http://rinf.com/alt-news/newswire/america-at-christmas-lewrockwell

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

So What? Christians

So What? Christians

By Laurence M. Vance
Lew Rockwell.com
December 27, 2017

Thanks to a note from a preacher friend, I think I’ve discovered
a new type of Christian: The So what? Christian.

I have written many times about Christian jihadists, Old Testament
Christians, Christian armchair warriors, theological schizophrenics,
Christian Coalition moralists, nuclear Christians, Janus Christians,
evangelical warvangelicals, Catholic just war theorists, reich-wing
Christian nationalists, theocon Values Voters, imperial Christians,
pro-lifers for mass murder, Red-State Christian fascists, bloodthirsty
Christian conservatives, beam Christians, double-minded Christians,
Christian warmongers, God and country Christian bumpkins,
sniper theologians, Christian military idolaters, conservative
Christian militarists, and members of the Christian axis of evil.

The So what? Christian, when presented with some negative
assertion about the U.S. government, the U.S. military, U.S. wars,
or U.S. foreign policy, instead of inquiring as to its validity, doing
some research, or spending more than three seconds thinking about
it, dismisses it with “So what?,” usually followed by some ridiculous
statement.

Here are some examples.

The U.S. military has bombed Afghan wedding parties: So what?
The bride and groom were going to produce potential terrorists.

The U.S. military has killed thousands of civilians in Iraq
and Afghanistan: So what? They are just collateral damage.

The United States gives billions of dollars a year in foreign
aid to Israel: So what? The Jews are God’s chosen people.

The U.S. military has a thousand overseas military bases:
So what? America is the exceptional nation.

U.S. drone strikes regularly miss their targets: So what?
America makes no apologies.

The United States has been fighting in Afghanistan longer than
against Nazi Germany: So what? It is better to fight “over there”
instead of “over here.”

The real defense budget is around a trillion dollars: So what?
The military keeps us safe.

The Pledge of Allegiance was written by a socialist minister.
So what? America is still one nation under God.

The U.S. military kills innocent Muslims that were no threat
to the United States: So what? All Muslims are terrorists.

Inmates at Guantanamo are being held indefinitely with neither
charge nor trial: So what? Terrorists don’t need trials.

U.S. soldiers have committed war crimes: So what?
There’s always a few bad apples in every bushel.

U.S. soldiers recite filthy cadences in basic training: So what?
I’m proud to be an American where at least I know I’m free.

The U.S. military keeps brothels open overseas: So what?
The troops are defending our freedoms.

A preemptive war against Iraq was wrong because Iraq was
no threat to the United States: So what? There is “a time of
war” (Ecclesiastes 3:8).

Thousands of U.S. soldiers died unnecessarily in Iraq and
Afghanistan: So what? There is no greater honor than to
die for your country.

Military recruiters lie to impressionable young people: So what?
There is nothing more noble than military service.

Veterans are committing suicide at an alarming rate: So what?
They should not feel guilty for anything they did while in service
to their country.

The U.S. military is increasingly being filled with women,
homosexuals, lesbians, and transgenders: So what? There
is no higher calling than military service.

The U.S. military and intelligence services have tortured people:
So what? As long as it saves the life of one American.

The U.S. military has created tens of thousands of widows and
orphans in Iraq and Afghanistan: So what? The terrorists who kill
Jews are Muslims.

The U.S. military killed millions of Vietnamese in the Vietnam War:
So what? The only good communist is a dead communist.

The U.S. military has bombed seven Muslim countries over the past
few years: So what? Islam is a false religion.

The United States hasn’t constitutionally declared war
on any country since World War II: So what? Romans 13.

War is the greatest destroyer of civil liberties: So what?
Civil liberties are the concern of leftists.

The U.S. military is a bombing, maiming, and killing machine:
So what? The LORD is a man of war (Exodus 15:3).

It is shameful that some conservative Christians have this So
what? attitude. It is even worse when this mindset is followed
by ridiculous statements that display their willful ignorance.

So what? Christians.

Rebuke them, chastise them, reprimand them, reprove them,
castigate them, and scold them.

Just don’t forget to educate them, instruct them, teach them,
inform them, enlighten them, and admonish them.


https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/12/laurence-m-vance/so-what-
christians

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

By Christina Rossetti
December 24, 2017

Christmas has a darkness
Brighter than the blazing noon,
Christmas has a chillness
Warmer than the heat of June;

Christmas has a beauty
Lovelier than the world can show:
For Christmas bringeth Jesus,
Brought for us so low.

Earth strike up your music
Birds that sing and bells that ring,
Heaven has answering music
For all angels soon to sing;

Earth put on your whitest
Bridal robe of spotless snow:
For Christmas bringeth Jesus,
Brought for us so low.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

FBI: American Gestapo

FBI: American Gestapo

By Colonel Lawrence Sellin
Information Clearing House
December 21, 2017

Any government agency with law enforcement and surveillance
authority that uses those powers for political purposes is the
definition of a secret police, no better than the Nazi Gestapo
or the Soviet KGB.

There is indeed probable cause to conclude, meaning indictable
offenses, that employees of the Department of Justice and/or the
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), sympathetic to the Democrat
Party, used the power of their offices and with the assistance
of foreign nationals to influence the 2016 election in favor of
Hillary Clinton, first to exonerate her and then obtain information
to prevent the election of Donald Trump or to provide a basis for
his impeachment should he win.

It is also abundantly clear from the Congressional investigations
involving the Department of Justice and the FBI that those
institutions of government are protecting themselves at the
expense of transparency and accountability to the American
people.

In other words, the government employees involved consider the
survival of the Deep State more important than the survival of the
Constitution.

That is the definition of tyranny.

Here is a summary of the apparent sequence of events based
on the revelations so far.

There may be more damning evidence yet to be disclosed.

- The Democrats hired Fusion GPS to find dirt on Donald Trump.

- Fusion GPS hired former British MI6 agent in Moscow, Christopher
Steele, to canvass and very likely pay his Russian contacts, some of
whom may be present or former members of Russian intelligence,
for negative information about Trump.

- Steele creates the "Trump dossier" and distributes it either
directly or indirectly to media outlets and to politicians like
Senator John McCain (R-AZ).

- The FBI obtains the "Trump dossier," but inexplicably
or perhaps intentionally does not check the veracity of
any of Steele's assertions.

- The FBI uses the "Trump dossier" to apply to the Foreign
Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court to obtain warrantless
authorization to conduct surveillance on Trump and his associates.

- It now appears that Christopher Steele might have been, at some
point, on the FBI payroll, and, by extension, the Russians.

The use of an un-vetted document from dubious Russian sources
as a basis for unwarranted surveillance of American citizens,
ultimately for political purposes, renders the entire Mueller
investigation a farce and could provide exculpatory evidence
to vacate the guilty plea of former National Security Advisor
Michael Flynn.

It is a verdict many believe was based on improperly-obtained
information as part of an overall effort by politically-motivated
federal employees to manipulate the results of the 2016 election.

The conditions that led to the election of Donald Trump
as President remain.

They bear repeating.

The federal government and the media are, as institutions,
hopelessly corrupt and, although we have elections, we no
longer have representative government.

There is a Cold Civil War underway in the United States
to determine who should control the federal government.

It is not a contest between the Democrat and Republican policies,
but a battle between the entrenched power of the bipartisan
political establishment, the Deep State, versus the freedom and
well-being of the American people.

It is a conflict between those who want to adhere to the
Constitution and the rule of law and a ruling elite, who
wish to continue the practices of political expediency
and crony capitalism for the purposes of personal power
and profit.

Americans now believe that we are no longer citizens of a republic,
but subjects of an elected aristocracy, composed of a self-absorbed
and self-perpetuating permanent political class, which serves its
own interests and those of its international financiers, not those
of the American people.

Three years before the start of the American Civil War, Abraham
Lincoln said a government cannot endure permanently half slave
and half free - that a house divided against itself cannot stand.

Likewise, a government separated from the people cannot stand.

The American Revolution, a war to free ourselves from foreign
tyranny, lasted eight years.

The Second American Revolution, a battle to root out the
corruption and despotism of the Deep State will take longer,
but equally necessary.


http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48438.htm

Monday, December 18, 2017

Illusions

Illusions

By Luke Kurkowski
December 18, 2017

Illusions exist to keep order.

They limit the visionaries.

They hinder the Philosophers.

They stop the would be radicals.

They hide the truth.

To be rid of them you are rid of safety.

To be rid of them you are free.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Evolution

Evolution

By Serenus
December 15, 2017

Many people don’t believe in evolution
But I’m determine to evolve

Then I’ll start a revolution
And get the masses involved

We’ll spread the message like pollution
Love will be our cause

Hate needs a substitution
Or else nothing will be solved

We will be immune to evil
A sickness that can never again take control

No more hatred or animosity
It’s like cancer to the soul

No more violence or war
One day we’ll look back in horror
And wonder, what was it all for?

One day we’ll rise above the fray…
And be disgusted
By the way we behaved…

Racism
Sexism
Slavery
The holocaust

War of religions
Terrorism
Torture…
How could we have been so lost?

As a people
We don’t have a choice
But to evolve

Or else
As a people…
We will all dissolve.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The 12/12 Portal of Evolution

The 12/12 Portal of Evolution

By Shanta Gabriel
December 12, 2017

Clearly, without a mass change in consciousness, the future of the
human species is in question.

There are two auspicious dates in December when a paradigm shift
in consciousness is entirely possible.

The 12/12 Portal of Evolution opens on December 12th and stays
open through the Solstice Portal on December 21st.

The full spectrum of energies surrounding both these dates have set
into motion gatherings all over the world.

Science has proven, through what has been called the Maharishi
Effect, that it takes only 7000 dedicated souls holding Peace and
Divine Love within their beings to create a shift of consciousness
in the hearts of 7 billion people on Earth.

You committed spiritual warriors stepped foot on this path
the moment you were born.

You witnessed dedication in the world around you to all that
you considered untrue.

You picked up your Soul’s banner of Truth, Illumination, and
Expansion and began moving in directions that were met with
fear and controversy.

This may even have caused dissension in your family dynamics
that continue to this day.

Through it all, you were committed to your belief in Divine Light
and the process of evolution – a way that honored the sanctity of
all life on Earth.

As the portal of Evolution for the culmination of this year of
Mastery opens on December 12, there is a completion of the 12
strands of DNA leading to full balance, mastery and completion
within the 13 strands upholding your new human body energy
template.

Mastery of the Light Body consciousness brings you into new
awareness for who you truly are as you are awakening in the
evolution of the new human blended with the divine.

Within this completion, a platform has been created that will allow
you to transcend polarities to a more exalted level of creative Unity
Consciousness.

This new energy platform anchors within your being as the 12/12
gateway opens.

As you expand your ability to receive, this Force will be filling your
High Heart with the Christed Light, offering you a new way of
perceiving the world and your place within it.

As you let the energy expand into your energy system, a profound
new level of divine connection occurs within you.

The Gateway of 12/12 demonstrates the Avatar consciousness
within you, awakening with all the connecting links being activated
for the Divine Template of your new humanity stepping forward
into life.

There are those in many realms who are holding the template
for full actualization of this Wholeness within your self.

This realization of self is something that all can experience.

Remember that this is an Evolution in Consciousness, and that it is
a process occurring within the evolution of blending the divine with
the human.

There is an acceleration in your cellular structure that may
not be obvious to your human mind immediately.

However, do not doubt the process that is occurring and
remember that you are a part of the, "Awakening of Consciousness"
on the planet as you also awaken to your Soul’s most Divine Reality.

This is the unification of new life accelerating within you.

It is another link in the Web of Light all around the planet that
is gathering now to assist your ascension into higher frequencies.

At the 12/12 Gateway, there is an opportunity to unite your soul
with those beings on many realms who are providing the baseline
for the structures of new dimensional freedom on the Earth.

There is rejoicing as the codes for the Christed Light are magnified
and radiated through all creation and your High Heart is empowered
by Unity Consciousness.

Answer the call and allow yourself to be uplifted into the divine
frequencies of your true, most activated and eternal self.

And so it is.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Politicians

Politicians

By Expotera
December 9, 2017

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points
clearly to a political career. ― George Bernard Shaw

Politicians are masters of the art of deception. ― Martin L. Gross

Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently and all for
the same reasons. ― José Maria de Eça de Queiroz

Politicians were mostly people who'd had too little morals and
ethics to stay lawyers. ― George R.R. Martin

Under every stone lurks a politician. ― Aristophanes

Politicians love power. I love freedom. That is why I am not a
politician. ― Victor Pinchuk

A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.
― Texas Guinan

Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge
even where there is no river. ― Nikita Khrushchev

The reason there are so few female politicians is that it is too
much trouble to put makeup on two faces. ― Maureen Murphy

I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown.
It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
― Charlie Chaplin

Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of
the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. ― John Quinton

Three groups spend other peoples money: children, thieves,
and politicians. ― Dick Armey

If career politicians had the solutions, we wouldn't be in the mess
that we are. ― Rick Scott

Nations are born in the hearts of poets, they prosper and die
in the hands of politicians. ― Muhammad Iqbal

The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars.
― William Westmoreland

A people that elect corrupt politicians are not victims....but
accomplices. ― George Orwell

The difference between a politician and a statesman is that a
politician thinks about the next election, while the statesman
thinks about the next generation. ― James Freeman Clarke

I think most politicians could take a dodgeball in the face.
― Ben Stiller

It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged.
― G. K. Chesterton

There ought to be one day — just one — when there is open
season on senators. ― Will Rogers

What this country needs is more unemployed politicians.
― Angela Davis

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Goodbye "Al Franken"

Goodbye "Al Franken"

By Expotera
December 7, 2017

Today the totally humiliated epic failure now known as,
"Al Franken" officially resigned from his position as Senator
in the United States Senate.

Today is not only a great day for my home State of Minnesota, but
it is also a great day for the entire United States of America simply
because, "Al Franken" represents everything that is currently wrong
out in, "Washington D.C." and all of his fellow, "Senators" should
now join him in, "Resigning" today as well.

You see our Country now sit's with a national debt that well
exceeds, "$20 Trillion Dollars" with well over, "$15 Trillion Dollars"
of this debt now being added just over these past 16+ years.

Yet with all of this now being said there has been only, "One" man,
as well as only, "One" Senator, who has been willing to honestly
speak up, as well as to honestly speak out about our Country's
current extremely dire financial situation, "Senator John Danforth"
of Missouri, when Senator Danforth openly stated the following:

"I have never seen more Senators express discontent with their
jobs....I think the major cause is that, deep down in our hearts,
we have been accomplices in doing something terrible and
unforgivable to our wonderful country. Deep down in our heart,
we know that we have given our children a legacy of bankruptcy.
We have defrauded our country to get ourselves elected."
-- Senator John Danforth

Today, we heard no such honesty and/or eloquent words coming
from, "Al Franken" in his extremely unapologetic, as well as
extremely self serving resignation speech from the floor of the
U.S. Senate simply because, "Al Franken" fully represents the group
of politicians who have now openly, "STOLEN" well over $15 Trillion
Dollars from the, "American People" over these past 16+ years.

Today our Country now faces yet another, "Government Shutdown"
because of people, men, and politicians like, "Al Franken" so
inclosing goodbye and good riddance to yet another treasonous,
pathologically lying, sexually immoral, "PERVERT" who has now
been fully exposed for what he really truly is and for what he will
always and forever be remembered by as well.

Monday, December 4, 2017

People of The Lie

People of The Lie

By Robert Ringer
Lew Rockwell.com
December 4, 2017

I’ve written about The Big Lie many times over the years, and it’s
more in evidence today than ever before in our nation’s capital.

Shock and disgust over sexual harassment in government,
Hollywood, and the corporate world, is a Big Lie.

Tax reform is a Big lie.

Social Security is a Big Lie.

Global warming is a Big Lie.

Braying over the plight of so-called Dreamers is a Big Lie.

And, of course, any government solution to the healthcare crisis
is a Big Lie.

The Big Lie is a tool used by high-level, professional liars, those
who are so morally flawed that they are able to apply their craft
with a straight face — as in, “I did not have sexual relations with
that woman, Miss Lewinsky.”

These accomplished liars understand that the key to effectively
utilizing The Big Lie is to refuse to give ground even when the facts
threaten to expose you.

On the contrary, effective tellers of The Big Lie are masters at
feigning indignation, adopting a sanctimonious posture, and quickly
going on the offensive when challenged.

The most masterful perpetrators of The Big Lie are those who
wear personality masks intended to deceive.

They are, in the words of M. Scott Peck, “People of The Lie.”

A few examples include:

Media personalities who posit themselves as professional
commentators while relentlessly pushing their hate-inspired
agendas.

They are, in fact, People of The Lie.

Politicians who cast themselves as champions of “women’s rights,”
defenders of the “middle class,” or protectors of “the poor” in an
effort to win votes.

They are, in fact, People of The Lie.

Those who justify the use of violence by claiming to be in hot
pursuit of “social justice.”

They are, in fact, People of The Lie.

Et al.

People of the Lie have always been with us and will continue
to be with us so long as the human race exists.

They do and say whatever they believe is necessary to accomplish
their ends, which almost always includes achieving power over
others.

In fact, in most cases power is the end.

In his book 1984, George Orwell, through his character O’Brien,
underscored this reality when he said:

"Now tell me why we [the Party] cling to power? What is our
motive? Why should we want power? … The Party seeks power
entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good
of others; we are interested solely in power. … We know that
no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing
it. Power is not a means; it is an end. … The object of power
is power."

It’s worth noting that power and force are not mutually exclusive
ends, because a person can use his personal power to act either
constructively or destructively, and the ultimate destructive use
of power is force.

Force is the use of physical or intellectual power to compel
or restrain, thus force robs other people of their power.

In bygone days, the civilized world did not hesitate to use
overwhelming, retaliatory force to destroy People of the Lie who
tried to establish power over massive numbers of people through
the use of force.

Despots like Hitler and Mussolini were crushed without ceremony.

Nevertheless, it is obvious to all but the sleepwalkers among us
that People of the Lie are in positions of power more than ever
before and are taking ever-greater control of world events.

Sadly, this will not change any time soon.

You and I do not have the means to rid the world of lying tyrants,
but we can control how People of the Lie affect us on a personal
level by being vigilant, well informed, and willing to face up to
the truth about who these people are when they cross our paths.

If it’s obvious that someone is wearing a psychic mask — i.e., trying
to represent himself to be someone other than who he really is —
it’s almost always a big mistake to try to convince yourself that it’s
your imagination.

In my experience, when someone hisses like a snake and slithers
like a snake, he always turns out to be a snake.

By all means, you should give family, friends, and seemingly well-
meaning people who come into your life the benefit of the doubt.

But when it comes to those whom you suspect of being be People of
the Lie, giving them the benefit of the doubt can be an invitation to
a snakebite.

In other words, at the first sign of dishonesty, it’s wise to resist
the temptation to be naïve.

Do you really believe the teller of The Big Lie is going to respond to
your presentation of facts by saying, “Gee, I hadn’t really thought
about it in that way before. I guess I was wrong.” Forget it.

People of the Lie actually thrive on telling The Big Lie; it’s what
they live for.

What I’ve learned through all too much firsthand experience is
that the most rationally selfish way to handle People of The Lie
is to respond with my feet.

Plain and simple, you do not have an obligation to allow a person
of questionable character to enter, or remain in, your life.

And what about People of the Lie who roam the halls of Congress?

While it may not be possible to completely extricate yourself from
government busybodies seek want ever more control over your life,
it is possible to lessen their control by making a conscious effort to
steer clear of them.

How does one go about doing that?

First and foremost, by not looking to People of The Lie
in Washington to solve his problems.

As recent events in the nation’s capital have clearly demonstrated,
the freeloading charlatans in Washington cannot even solve their
own problems.

That said, I would suggest it’s a good idea to keep in mind
Ronald Reagan’s admonition that government is not the solution
to our problem, but, rather, government is the problem.

Then, once this reality is firmly entrenched in your mind,
the challenge is to plan your life accordingly.


https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/12/robert-ringer/people-of-
the-lie

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

1129

1129

By Emily Dickinson
November 29, 2017

Tell all the truth but tell it slant
Success in Circuit lies
To bright for our infirm Delight
The Truth’s superb surprise

As Lightning to the Children eased
With explanations kind
The Truth must dazzle gradually
Or every man be blind

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Enigma

Enigma

By Leonora Speyer
November 26, 2017

It would be easy to forgive,
If I could but remember;
If I could hear, lost love of mine,
The music of your cruelties,
Shaking to sound the silent skies,
Could voice with them their song divine,
Red with pain’s leaping ember:
It would be easy to forgive,
If I could but remember.

It would be easy to forget,
If I could find lost Sorrow;
If I could kiss her plaintive face,
And break with her, her bitter bread,
Could share again her woeful bed,
And know with tears her pale embrace,
Make yesterday, to-morrow:
It would be easy to forget,
If I could find lost Sorrow.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Thanksgivings

The Thanksgivings

By Harriet Maxwell Converse
November 23, 2017

We who are here present thank the Great Spirit that we are here
to praise Him.

We thank Him that He has created men and women, and ordered
that these beings shall always be living to multiply the earth.

We thank Him for making the earth and giving these beings its
products to live on.

We thank Him for the water that comes out of the earth and runs
for our lands.

We thank Him for all the animals on the earth.

We thank Him for certain timbers that grow and have fluids coming
from them for us all.

We thank Him for the branches of the trees that grow shadows for
our shelter.

We thank Him for the beings that come from the west, the thunder
and lightning that water the earth.

We thank Him for the light which we call our oldest brother,
the sun that works for our good.

We thank Him for all the fruits that grow on the trees and vines.

We thank Him for his goodness in making the forests, and thank
all its trees.

We thank Him for the darkness that gives us rest, and for the kind
Being of the darkness that gives us light, the moon.

We thank Him for the bright spots in the skies that give us signs,
the stars.

We give Him thanks for our supporters, who had charge of
our harvests.

We give thanks that the voice of the Great Spirit can still be
heard through the words of Ga-ne-o-di-o.

We thank the Great Spirit that we have the privilege of this
pleasant occasion.

We give thanks for the persons who can sing the Great Spirit’s
music, and hope they will be privileged to continue in his faith.

We thank the Great Spirit for all the persons who perform the
ceremonies on this occasion.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Al Franken

Al Franken

By Expotera
November 20, 2017

Below for your independent, objective, and thoughtful review is
a picture of the current Senator of my home State of Minnesota,
Al Franken.

Now no one has seen and/or directly heard from Senator Franken
since this below photo has been made available to the public.

But a second young woman by the name of Lindsay Menz, has now
come forward to say, "Sen. Al Franken" inappropriately touched her
in 2010, telling a reporter from CNN, "That he grabbed her buttocks
while taking a photo with her at the Minnesota State Fair."

In the photo of Mrs. Menz and Senator Franken, the Senator's face is
pressed up against Mrs. Menz's, but the lower halves of their bodies
are not shown.

Mrs. Menz later posted the photo with Senator Franken
on her Facebook page back on August 27, 2010.

Her sister, Mrs. Cari Thunker, commented under the photo:
"Sorry, but you two aren't Bibles width apart" -- a reference,
Mrs. Thunker explained to the reporter at CNN, just how physically
close Mrs. Menz and Senator Franken were in this particular photo.

Mrs. Menz responded to her sister on Facebook by saying and
by writing: "Dude -- Al Franken TOTALLY molested me! Creeper!"

This exchange is still visible to Mrs. Menz's Facebook family and
friends which only lends further credence to her story, as well as
further evidence and further reasons for why Senator Al Franken
should, "RESIGN" before further humiliating and embarrassing
himself, his family, his political party, his State, and his whole
entire Country for that matter.

Someone once said, "A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words" and in
this particular case there is absolutely positively nothing more for
Senator Al Franken to say except, "I Resign" while he continues to
remain in hiding from the news media and all of his Constituents.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Superficial Patriotism

Superficial Patriotism

By Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
November 14, 2017

The time has come for America to hear the truth about this tragic
war.

In international conflicts, the truth is hard to come by because
most nations are deceived about themselves.

Rationalizations and the incessant search for scapegoats are the
psychological cataracts that blind us to our sins.

But the day has passed for, "Superficial Patriotism."

He who lives with untruth lives in spiritual slavery.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

War At Home

War At Home

By Mission 22
November 12, 2017

This memorial is dedicated to the men and women whom have
fought overseas and now have paid the final price here at home.

We could not stand idly by as Veteran suicides swept the country.

Every image standing before you was drawn from a photograph
of a Veteran who lost their battle in the War at home.

This memorial is meant to remind us of our loss, to amend the past,
honor the present and prevent this from happening in the future.

The current national statistic for Veteran suicide in America
is at twenty two per day.

We offer our sincere gratitude to every family member of the
silhouettes representing the men and the women standing before
you, for your great courage in allowing us to build this memorial.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Suicide In The Trenches

Suicide In The Trenches

By Siegfried Sassoon
November 11, 2017

I knew a simple soldier boy,
Who grinned at life in empty joy,
Slept soundly through the lonesome dark,
And whistled early with the lark.

In winter trenches, cowed and glum,
With crumps and lice and lack of rum,
He put a bullet through his brain.
No one spoke of him again.

You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye,
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray you'll never know,
The hell where youth and laughter go.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Here Is The Church

Here Is The Church

By John Snider
Counterpunch
November 9, 2017

Here is the church
Here is the steeple
Open the doors—blood and dead people
Close the doors and hear them pray
God Bless our guns and the NRA


https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/11/07/here-is-the-church

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Evil Begets Evil

Evil Begets Evil

By Expotera
November 5, 2017

Earlier today at least 26 people were killed and more than 20
other people were wounded in Sunday's mass church shooting
in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

The suspected shooter has been identified as a 26 year old white
male by the name of Devin Patrick Kelley, who was a member
of the US Air Force and he served at Holloman Air Force Base
in New Mexico from 2010 until his discharge, according to the
US Air Force.

The victims range in age from 5 to 72 years old and among the
dead is the 14-year-old daughter of the First Baptist Church's
pastor, Frank Pomeroy, according to his wife, Sherri Pomeroy,
the girl's mother.

This is now the largest mass shooting event in the history of the
State of Texas and this is now the fourth deadliest mass shooting
event in the history of the United States of America as well.

Exactly one month ago the United States of America experienced
the largest mass shooting event in it's history out in Las Vegas,
Nevada.

These are truly "Dark Times" here in the United States of America,
but this is what happens when a Country openly sells it's, "Soul"
to the devil, by refusing to investigate, arrest, prosecute, convict,
and, "Execute" all of those who are now responsible for putting the
United States of America well over, "$20 Trillion Dollars" in debt,
over these past 16+ years.

In the Bible it very clearly states that, "Evil Begets Evil" so as long
as the United States of America continues on it's own present path
and course of, "Evil" nothing is ever going to change for the better
and truly, "The Worst" is still yet to come.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Empire

Empire

By Antoinette Muller
October 31, 2017

The empire has fallen
And it will try to rise again
It had the strength of 100 horses
And 1000 armed men

But the empire has fallen,
Will it ever rise again?

The king and the queen
Had to forfeit their crowns
Their empire is burning
And the troops are trying to kill the flames

In time,
A fallen empire will rise again.

And thy kingdom will come
Thy will, will be done
But the men will always hold
The memory of defeat

Monday, October 30, 2017

One Day Tomorrow Won’t Arrive

One Day Tomorrow Won’t Arrive

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts
Information Clearing House
October 30, 2017

Before the idiots in Washington get us blown off of the face of the
earth, the morons had better come to terms with the fact that the
US military is now second class compared to the Russian military.

For example, the US Navy has been made obsolete by Russia’s
hypersonic maneuvering Zircon missile.

For example, the speed and trajectory changes of the Russian
Sarmat ICBM has nullified Washington’s ABM system.

One Sarmet is sufficient to take out Great Britain, or France,
or Germany, or Texas. It only takes a dozen to wipe out the
United States.

Why don’t you know this?

For example, Washington’s enormously expensive F-35 jet fighter
is no match whatsoever for Russian fighters.

For example, US tanks are no match for Russian tanks.

For example, Russian troops are superior in their combat readiness
and training and are highly motivated and not worn out by 16 years
of pointless and frustrating wars over no one knows what.

If the US ends up in a catastrophic war with a militarily superior
power, it will be the fault of Hillary Clinton, the DNC, former
CIA director John Brennan and the military/ security complex,
the presstitute media, and the American liberal/progressive/
left, which, made completely stupid by Identity Politics, has
allied with neoconservative warmongers against President Trump
and prevented Trump from normalizing relations with Russia.

Without normal relations with Russia, nuclear Armageddon
hangs over us like the sword of Damocles.

Do you not agree that it is outrageous, astounding, inexcusable,
inexplicable, reckless and irresponsible that the Democratic Party,
the print and TV media, the military/security complex that is
supposed to protect us, and the liberal/progressive/left are
working hand in glove to destroy the human race?

Why is there so much opposition to normalizing relations with
a nuclear power?

Why did even the Greens jump on the anti-Trump propaganda
bandwagon.

Don’t the Greens understand the consequences of nuclear war?

Why is there such a crazed, insane effort to eject a president
who wants to normalize relations with Russia?

Why are these questions not part of the public discourse?

The failure of political leadership, of media, of the intellectual
class in America is total.

The rest of the world must find some means of quarantining
Washington before the evil destroys life on earth.


http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48124.htm

Saturday, October 28, 2017

The Empire of Lies

The Empire of Lies

By Smaller Than Galaxies
October 28, 2017

Think for yourself they'll tell you,
But you'll never agree,
Because you want no liberty.

Even though it is all or nothing,
A willingness to die by those values,
But they'll tell you that you're incompetent,
While they steal another set of data.

Quietly from the cradle,
And you'll think that's fine and okay,
As you watch another show and simply lay.

They want you to be politically minimal and vote the same,
Because it is cause for a simple aim,
To vote for everything to be as it once was,
The counter will buzz as the state lives on.

The surface level is easy, quick, and enjoyable,
Just 140 characters of freedom are enough.

Everything else is far too hard,
Because propaganda is still easy even in democracy,
Despite the fact that it's all fucking hypocrisy,
We'll never be free until you're willing to see,
That in the empire of lies truth is treason.



Friday, October 27, 2017

Demise of The American Empire

Demise of The American Empire
Pinpointing The Timeline

By Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
Dissident Voice
October 27, 2017

Prior to 2001 and the launch of the War on Terror, the US political
elite adamantly denied (despite massive evidence to the contrary),
that the United States was an empire rather than a republic.

Because their sudden about face (i.e., acknowledgement and
promotion of US imperialism) was so recent, there has been little
opportunity for scholarly analysis of America’s effectiveness as an
empire.

It’s this void Alfred McCoy seeks to fill with In the Shadows of
the American Century: The Rise and Decline of US Global Power.

Competition For Control of The Eurasian Landmass

McCoy traces America’s serious global empire building to their
defeat of Spain in the Spanish-American War in 1898, which
won them Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Panama Canal Zone and the
Philippines.

He maintains that US strategies for empire-building, like those
of the former British empire, have mainly relied on seeking and
maintaining control of the “World-Island.”

The is a term coined by London School of Economics director
Halford Mackinder’s World Island in 1904.

Under this concept, the World Island consists of the vast European-
Asian landmass that is home to 70% of the world’s population, 75%
of its global energy resources and 60% of its current productivity.

How The US Maintains Military Control

After the US became the world’s preeminent superpower after
World War II, they have used nine basic strategies to maintain
military control of the Eurasian landmass: mass surveillance (based
on a system of extensive personal data collection that began during
their “pacification” 2 of the Philippines (1898-1907); CIA covert
operations (involving electoral interference, military coups,
installation of compliant puppet dictators, targeted assassinations,
torture, advanced technological weaponry (electronic sensors,
satellite imagery, drones, etc) and, increasingly, cyperwarfare
and space-based weaponry (most information about the latter
two is classified).

Falling Behind China Economically and Militarily

For me the most interesting section of the book examines ways in
which the US is rapidly falling behind China — not only economically
but militarily.

McCoy identifies Bush’s rash decision to invade Iraq as the start
of the American empire’s steady decline.

While the US has spent the last 16 years mired in unwinnable
wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, China is busily building alliances
and investing their trade surplus (from selling Americans cheap
consumer goods) in Russia and other countries located in the
World Island.

In Afghanistan alone, they are responsible for 79% of foreign
investment.

Meanwhile China is rapidly creating a single economic zone across
the Eurasian landmass, with a vast network of high speed trains and
pipelines following historical Silk Road and Trans-Siberian Railway
routes – and soon a high speed Southeast Asian and Moscow-Beijing
line.

Even the Pentagon-linked Rand Corporation predicts China’s will
exceed that of the US by 2030 or sooner.

In 2010, China became the world’s leading manufacturing nation.

In 2014, it took the lead in the number of new patents it awards
annually.

Even more concerning is the rapid decline of US educational
standards compared to those of China, which has ominous
implications for the development of high tech weaponry.

Chinese students consistently score first in math, science and
reading, while US students score 27th, 20th and 17th respectively.

By 2025, China is expected to have better long range cruise missiles
than the US, better air defense aircraft, better electronic sensors,
better digital communications capacity, better computer processing
power and better cyber-security.

At the same time, they have a significant strategic advantage
because the US spreads its military resources so thin by fighting
so many foreign wars simultaneously.

According to McCoy, they already have the ability to cripple critical
US infrastructure (electrical and telecommunications grid and
pipelines) via cyber warfare.

Collapse Predicted Between 2030-2040

McCoy predicts (and makes an excellent case for) the demise
of the US empire some time between 2030-2040.

It could happen gradually, as US economic and military prowess
continues its steady decline – or suddenly, if the loss of its
privileged status causes the US dollar to collapse.

The impending implosion may be aggravated by climate change,
especially if the Pentagon is drawn into wars over dwindling food
and water resources or control of massive numbers of climate
refugees.


https://dissidentvoice.org/2017/10/demise-of-the-american-
empire-pinpointing-the-timeline

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Empire

The Empire

By Edward Coles
October 24, 2017

The Empire is built on the soil of a million dead soldiers.

Drug of war, crater covered up by miles of dust and distance;
Cameras cut to graves of the fallen 'brave'
As if bravery can only exist in death.

Meanwhile, cameras forgot
To catch the fall of the still living into poverty
A life of psychological warfare.

How can you fund a disaster
When you have no proof that it is there?

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Proverbs Ten Twenty One

Proverbs Ten Twenty One

By Expotera
October 21, 2017

The pen is mightier than the sword. — English Proverb

It takes a whole village to raise a child. — African Proverb

A child is a bridge to Heaven. — Persian Proverb

Even a small star shines in the darkness. — Danish Proverb

Even though you know a thousand things, ask the
man who knows one. — Turkish Proverb

Begin to weave and God will give the thread. — German Proverb

There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out. — Russian Proverb

Some men go through a forest and see no firewood.
— English Proverb

Truth is more valuable if it takes you a few years to find it.
— French Proverb

The best candle is understanding. — Welsh Proverb

Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the
hunter. — African Proverb

A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because
it has a song. — Chinese Proverb

Fall seven times, stand up eight. — Japanese proverb

Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
— Maori Proverb

If you can't live longer, live deeper. — Italian Proverb

Don‘t go to another monastery with your own rules.
— Russian Proverb

People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.
— English Proverb

Ashes fly back into the face of he who throws them.
— African Proverb

Even from a foe a man may learn wisdom. — Greek Proverb

At the end of the game, the king and the pawn go into the same
box. — Italian Proverb

A picture is worth a thousand words. — English Proverb

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The Journey

The Journey

By Linda Ori
Poem Hunter
October 19, 2017

Oh, I have walked this land before
Have wandered through some hidden door,
Left footprints on a distant shore
Then traveled 'round the bend;

I have appeared in many forms,
And I've encountered many storms,
Lived and died and been reborn
My lifetimes to defend;

There is a purpose so divine
That lets our spirits intertwine
And blossom into vintage wine
Our hearts and souls to blend;

And even though our paths divide,
That soul connection deep inside
Will hold us close though we have died
I'll know you as my friend

When we shall wander back again,
Neither knowing where or when,
No matter where our souls have been
The journey has no end......


https://www.poemhunter.com/poems/journey/page-1/2194018

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Twenty Four

Twenty Four

By Nicholas Gordon
October 14, 2017

Twenty Four is still in preparation,
Waiting for the future to begin.

Each moment is an infinite regress,
Neither more sustainable nor less,
Transforming what will be to what has been.

Yet the heart is fierce with speculation,
For now, so much depends on each sensation.

Opening a vista to the west,
Upon which one might choose which route is best,
Reckoning which wagers one might win.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

American Psycho

American Psycho

By Expotera
October 11, 2017

We Americans are the ultimate innocents. We are forever desperate
to believe that this time the government is telling us the truth.
-- Sydney Schanberg

The worst forms of tyranny, or certainly the most successful ones,
are not those we rail against but those that so insinuate themselves
into the imagery of our consciousness, and the fabric of our lives,
as not to be perceived as tyranny. -- Michael Parenti

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
-- Charles de Gaulle

These are the men who, without virtue, labour, or hazard,
are growing rich, as their country is impoverished; they rejoice,
when obstinacy or ambition adds another year to slaughter and
devastation; and laugh, from their desks, at bravery and science,
while they are adding figure to figure, and cipher to cipher,
hoping for a new contract from a new armament, and computing
the profits of a siege or tempest. -- Samuel Johnson

In such a world of conflict, a world of victims and executioners,
it is the job of thinking people, not to be on the side of the
executioners. -- Albert Camus:

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
-- Abraham Lincoln

Probably, no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and
civilization. We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
-- Abraham Flexner

The time has come for America to hear the truth about this tragic
war. In international conflicts, the truth is hard to come by because
most nations are deceived about themselves. Rationalizations and
the incessant search for scapegoats are the psychological cataracts
that blind us to our sins. But the day has passed for superficial
patriotism. He who lives with untruth lives in spiritual slavery.
-- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man
objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
-- Clarence Darrow

A tyrant has succeeded in his search for absolute power when
his own people fear to question his actions. -- Ramman Kenoun

The, "civilized" have created the wretched, quite coldly and
deliberately, and do not intend to change the status quo; they are
responsible for their slaughter and enslavement; they rain down
bombs on defenseless children whenever and wherever they decide
that their, "vital interests" are menaced, and they think nothing
of torturing a man to death; these people are not to be taken
seriously when they speak of the "sanctity" of human life, or the
conscience of the civilized world. -- James Baldwin

Did you know that the worldwide food shortage that threatens up
to five hundred million children could be alleviated at the cost of
only one day, only one day, of modern warfare. -- Peter Ustinov

We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it
so vile. And now we realize that we know where it lives...inside
ourselves. -- Albert Camus

I believe in liberty for all men: the space to stretch their arms
and their souls; the right to breathe and the right to vote, the
freedom to choose their friends, enjoy the sunshine and ride on
the railroads uncursed by color; thinking, dreaming, working as
they will in a kingdom of beauty and love. -- W. E. B. Du Bois

War is the business of barbarians. -- Napoleon Bonaparte

I will always be on the side of those who have nothing and who
are not even allowed to enjoy the nothing they have in peace.
-- Frederico Garcia

When Fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the Flag.
-- Sinclair Lewis

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Psych Ward

Psych Ward

By John Davis
Counterpunch
October 7, 2017

It started at the end of the fifteenth century.

A cohort of brutal, sociopathic Europeans, fresh from the torture
rooms of the Spanish Inquisition, and later from duty in the
religious wars, arrived on American shores to kick butt.

By 1610, they and their successors, by steel sword, axe, knife,
pike, biological pathogens and very occasionally by blunderbuss,
had killed fifty million largely stone-age indigenous people.

In the northern temperate zone of this vast continent, some
of those mass murderers became the founding patients of the
Psych Ward; others followed, less blood thirsty perhaps, but
they too quickly adopted the deadly imperial ethos established
by those first conquerors.

This is the institution in which we Americans now find ourselves
immured.

Today, we continue to condone, as we whimper in our cells,
condos or McMansions, institutional killing at an industrial scale.

We continue to countenance the training of thousands of killers
(otherwise known as ‘our boys’) in ‘boot camps’ where their
sensitivities towards evisceration and ensanguining are blunted,
and many thousands more men and women who directly support
them logistically, nutritionally and medically.

We continue to revere the executives who command them and
who themselves train in elite colleges where they are taught the
fine arts of chemical, ballistic, incendiary and steel-edged death.

They are taught both the mastery of their death cadres and of
elaborate technical methods for the destruction of transportation
networks, food production, water supplies, shelter and culture;
some may graduate with minors in wreaking political mayhem,
plundering and the practice of torture and mind control.

From 1610, a year now marked in honor of the fact that native
cultures had been destroyed to the point where vast acreages of
temperate and tropical forests had replaced their seasonally burnt
hunting and gathering fields and thus established the benchmark
for the global encapsulation of CO2 behavior within the Psych Ward
changed little.

The patients’ mission to destroy lives, settlements, agricultures,
self-sufficient cultures and their ecosystems remained in place
rationalized by their desire for treasure and the satiation of their
blood lust.

At the end of the century, as their psychoses began to metastasize,
the patients turned in on themselves and murdered, by hanging,
twenty women who spoke against the Ward’s ethos and established
themselves as people of peace, or who embraced their sexuality
or who declared their independence from the domineering men
who exemplified the prevailing, and much honored, sicknesses of
the mind.

Although partly peopled by those in search of the freedom to
worship their monotheistic deity, increasingly, the population
of the Ward transferred their religious allegiance to the Market,
where the bounties reaped from the spilling of blood were traded
one against the other in a downwardly spiraling death frenzy of
exploitation.

Nothing remained sacred except the Market.

Man and beast, ecosystems and mineral deposits were sacrificed to
this deity’s ceaseless demands for more, ever more, of everything.

In the eighteenth century, this ‘everything’ began to include the
trafficking of Africans stolen from their homes, families, and
cultures, and shipped to the burgeoning plantation economies
of the Ward.

In a vicious triangular trade between Britain, Africa and America
from whence flowed mostly the drug crops of sugar and tobacco
those that survived the Middle Passage slaved for their enslavers
and bred new slaves for their master’s sexual and economic
gratification; from Europe came the fine goods that fell into the
maw of the Ward’s omnivorous Market.

The by then ritualized killing of natives and the stealing of their
lands continued through the years in desultory fashion.

Towards the end of the century there was occasion for more
bloodletting as the Ward patients rose up against their imperial
master, the dotty King of England, to demand full control in their
worship of the Market and so gain revolutionary freedoms in the
practice of new liturgies in service to their God.

A further skirmish at the beginning of the nineteenth century
confirmed in the patients the dark desire to press on in the
annihilation of the indigenous people and to fully occupy what
they had come to imagine as their God-given, rightful swathe
of temperate North America.

Cotton shortly became the economic driver of this blood-thirsty
expansion.

Europe outlawed the slave trade in 1807, and the Ward was
forced to rely on their own production of enslaved Africans.

They bent to their task with a will, shipping coffles of shackled
slaves south and west to tend the new fields of cotton – now the
world’s most valuable commodity.

There they were forged by what Edward Baptist calls the whipping
machine into an army of scourged bodies, a cotton-picking
industrial machine of ferocious efficiency.

For six or more decades, this machine produced the great wealth
of the Ward that enabled it to create the world’s second industrial
revolution; its sickest patients becoming some of the richest people
in the world.

Even now, the red stripes of the Ward flag evoke the bloody
striations of the whipped slave’s back and the box of stars in
its corner the miss-firing synapses of the black man’s brain,
beaten about the head by the overseer’s cudgel for missing
his ever-growing quota of picked cotton.

African Americans were finally emancipated in the first war
in which automatic weapons played a significant part, and
in which over 600,000 patients lost their lives.

In time, the freed slaves adopted the arts and culture of death
and they too became patients of the Ward.

Because of the color of their skin, many were at first hung by the
neck from trees on the slightest pretext, but over time the many
were more mercifully, but equally unjustly, quarantined in the vast
infrastructures of incarceration that have since become a vital part
of the Ward’s culture.

Towards the end of the 1800’s, the generals mandated the
destruction of the Buffalo because it served as life-support
for those few remaining Native warriors and their families
who stayed outside of the Ward – their extirpation promising
in return, the rich breadbasket of the Prairies.

The beasts were piled high on the plains, machine-gunned to death
with only the tongues removed from the carcasses, as demanded of
the fickle marketplace.

Meanwhile, civilian patients shot millions of passenger pigeons
out of the sky and out of their roosts in a vast butchery that
resulted in a tiny fraction of the birds reaching market and
ending up on a patient’s table, whilst ensuring the extinction
of this once ubiquitous bird.

This was a time, against a background of great technological
progress, of the railroad and telegraph, of oil wells and mechanized
mining, when the endemic psychosis of the Ward sunk deeper and
deeper into the land and forever blighted its indigenous people, its
flora, fauna, and earthen crust.

It is redundant to list the wars of empire in which, over the last
century and a half, the Ward has participated.

The dead are numberless.

The technologies of death are ever more efficient and they
are spread ever more carelessly beyond the Ward to release
the toxic spores of its psychoses.

As unregulated patients, outside of the organized death squads,
we are permitted to possess weapons which are, it seems,
necessary implements for the expression of our primal, psychotic
urges.

Remarkably, for the most part, we don’t just kill each other; but
within the Ward, guns claim the lives of over 30,000 patients a
year, many are children, most are suicides.

Gun violence is the dark cloacal river that runs through the Ward
and expels the waste of our deepest mental disturbances.

Last week a patient killed almost sixty people and injured five
hundred more as he fired automatic weapons into a crowd of
country music fans dancing in an arena below his hotel window.

It was much remarked upon by the Ward media.

We were instructed by our leaders to pray for the loved ones of
the patients who had died.

I deeply regret their deaths: but it was just another night in the
Psych Ward.


https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/10/06/psych-ward

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Las Vegas

Las Vegas

By Expotera
October 4, 2017

On Sunday, October 1, 2017 the deadliest mass shooting in the
modern history of the United States of America occurred in the
city of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Over 500 people ended up being shot and injured and
58 people were killed as a result of this very clear act
of, "Domestic Terrorism" in Las Vegas.

In America, no one wants to talk about, "Domestic Terrorism"
just like no one wants to talk about the, "National Debt" as well.

So down the proverbial, "Rabbit Hole" me and my fellow American's
shall continue to go, because no one wants to change or challenge
the current status quo.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Take A knee

Take A Knee

By Lore Me34
Poem Hunter
September 30, 2017

We take a knee not because we are unpatriotic.

We take a knee not because we dislike our President.

We take a knee not because we are against Law Enforcement.

We take a knee so that America can become the great
democracy that it claims to be.

We take a knee so that our elected officials can hear
our voice and make real change.

We take a knee because our national anthem is injustice
for one is injustice for all.

We believe that America can live up to all are created equal
that is why we take a knee.


https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/take-a-knee

Thursday, September 28, 2017

"Son of a Bitch"

"Son of a Bitch"

By Expotera
September 28, 2017

Dear President Trump:

Last week at one of your campaign style rallies down in Huntsville,
Alabama you very openly stated that any NFL football player who
decides to take a knee during the playing of the National Anthem
was a, "Son of a Bitch" who immediately deserved to be, "Fired"
from his job as a football player in the NFL.

So President Trump, with all this now being said and also speaking
of, "Son of a Bitch" I am just openly wondering what ever happened
to, "Lock Her Up" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Drain The Swamp" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Repeal and Replace" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Build That Wall" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Bring Our Jobs Back" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Rebuild Our Inner Cities" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "The First 100 Days" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "I Love Wikileaks" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "What The Hell Do You Have To Lose" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "Believe Me I Won't Ever Let You Down" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Put America First" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Start Winning Again" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Investigate 911" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Make America Safe Again" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Audit The FED" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened to, "We Are Going To Make America Rich Again" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened
to, "The $2.3 Trillion Dollars" that went missing from the Pentagon
one day before, "911" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" why hasn't George
Bush been tried and convicted of, "Treason" for all of his war crimes
and for doubling our Country"s national debt from $5 trillion dollars
to well over, "$10 Trillion Dollars" during his eight years as,
"President" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" why hasn't Barack
Obama been tried and convicted of, "Treason" for all of his many,
many, war crimes and for doubling our Country"s national debt
from $10 trillion dollars to well over, "$20 Trillion Dollars" during
his eight years as, "President" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" why hasn't Bill Gates
been arrested and convicted for the multiple illegal campaign
contributions both he and his company Microsoft have now made
over these past, many, many, years and campaign election cycles
and for also, "Stealing" my multi-billion dollar Internet start-up
called, "Expotera" completely away from me and all of my private
Investors as well, President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened
to all of our, "Birth Certificates Bonds" which were stolen from all
of us as, "American Citizens" at the time of each of our individual
births by the, "Federal Reserve Bank" President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened
to the, "Coinage Clause" which under the Constitution gives
Congress the exclusive right and power to coin all of our Nation's,
"Money" under Article I, Section 10, President Trump??

President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever happened
to saying, "Thank You" Tony Whitcomb for directly helping me to
become America's, "45th President" President Trump??

And President Trump, speaking of, "Son of a Bitch" whatever
happened to, "Making America Great Again" President Trump??

Inclosing President Trump, perception is nine tenths reality, which
simply means if you are willing to, "Lie" about it, someone else will
be willing to, "Swear" to it, but this still doesn't make me, or
anyone else who looks like me for that matter a, "Son of a Bitch"
but it does very clearly show that as, "Human Beings" we often
project onto, "Others" what we really, and truly are, "Ourselves"
President Trump.

Sincerely,

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

By Expotera
September 26, 2017

On May 3, 2017 the Caribbean Island and unincorporated U.S.
Territory called, "Puerto Rico" filed for the largest U.S. local
government bankruptcy in history.

Over the past two weeks Puerto Rico has now been hit with
not one, but two category 5 hurricanes which has now left
this Caribbean Island and unincorporated U.S. Territory in
what is now being described as, "Apocalyptic Devastation"
with little help in sight.

Now the totally dishonest and corrupt, as well as totally bias
and unpatriotic U.S. mainstream media is now trying to very
feebly, as well as very dishonestly blame President Trump
and his Administration for having a very slow response to this
current humanitarian crisis.

Yet, the real reasons for why the help has been so slow incoming
to the people of Puerto Rico is simply because their government
and their fellow mainland American citizens now find themselves
well over, "$20 Trillion Dollars" in debt and on the verge of filing
for the largest U.S federal government, "Bankruptcy" in history.

In America, no one wants to talk about the two, "Son-of-a-Bitches"
and their two individual previous presidential administrations who
have now put our Country well over, "$20 Trillion Dollars" in debt,
over these past 16+ years.

Former Missouri Republican Senator John Danforth summed up our
Country's current and future financial situation by openly stating
the following:

"I have never seen more Senators express discontent with their
jobs....I think the major cause is that, deep down in our hearts,
we have been accomplices in doing something terrible and
unforgivable to our wonderful country. Deep down in our heart,
we know that we have given our children a legacy of bankruptcy.
We have defrauded our country to get ourselves elected."
-- Senator John Danforth

Earlier this year Peter Temin, a Professor Emeritus of Economics
at MIT conducted a study that very clearly showed the U.S. has
regressed to a, "Third-World Nation" for most of it's citizens here
in 2017.

Puerto Rico and it's fellow American citizens are now living
as well as experiencing the effects of not only two recent,
"Natural Disasters" but they are also now living, as well as
experiencing the effects of a couple of, "Man Made Disasters"
as well.

Yet no one wants to talk about any of this, so the march to filing the largest U.S. federal government bankruptcy in, "History" continues on and may God bless Puerto Rico.