Debt, Delusion, and the Dogma of Thieves
President Obama's recent unprompted and clearly unscripted soliloquy before supporters in Virginia provided the veritable mother of all sound bites for the conservative front (and I use "front" tongue-in-cheek): "If you've got a business, you did not build that--somebody else made that happen. "
Friday, March 11, 2011(2 comments)
Global Protests & Uprisings Time-Lapse Map
A time-lapse of a series of maps marking protests and uprisings around the globe since December 18th. Based on the daily Global Protests Map maintained at swamppost.com, this gives a really cool macroscopic look at the spread of protests over the last 80 days. Mostly, it looks like a virus spreading and that is just nifty.
Sunday, November 16, 2008(6 comments)
The People Sang--A Brief History of the United States
A brief musical trip through a history of revolution, progress, hypocrisy, war, terrorism, and the ever-faithful march towards proving out the model of our Nation. Set to the song The People Sang by John Caelan. WARNING: Some graphic images.
Sunday, November 16, 2008(2 comments)
The Obama Conundrum: Progress and Protest in the Face of Reality
"Whether in our hearts or in our minds, the vast majority of us know this to be true: Change isn't coming because Barack Obama is going to be President. Barack Obama is going to be President because Change is coming." A fiery diatribe on our own sense of responsibility in managing change in our nation through a certain economic Depression and the setting of realistic expectations for the Obama presidency.
Eulogy for a Nation: The Bailout Passes; Democracy Passes on...
In spite of massive public dissent, the $700 billion bailout is passed, signaling an unwelcomed change in our nation. "Today, our lives were indentured under the yoke of massive debt, our liberties were signed away in a frenzy of fear and corruption, and our happiness has been redefined as a credit score."
The Hostile Takeover: FIGHT THE BAILOUT!
Part of a series on the citizens' outcry against the bailout "rescue" plan, this essay addresses the fraud and foreboding threat against our constitutional system.