Monday, May 21, 2007

suhportin' th' troops....





















... or not.

Ever noticed how (neo)conservative policies inevitably center around imposing restrictions upon others? Generally in a way that confers exclusive privileges upon themselves? And often with indiscriminately nasty tactics?

Case in point:

Dan Frazier in Flagstaff Arizona has been shipping t-shirts with a list of names of American soldiers killed in Mr. Bush's Iraq occupation, along with a large red Kipling quote superimposed over the list:

"If Any Question Why We Died, Tell Them, Because Our Fathers Lied." or the alternate, more succint paraphrase "Bush Lied. They Died".

Now two states have introduced legislation trying to make it illegal to wear or sell the shirts and Arizona is trying to follow suit. There is also legislation pending that would make it a crime nationwide.

In the proud tradition of appropriating Orwellian irony such as "War is Peace" or the knee-slapper that hiding photos and videos of Iraqis we were torturing or murdering in prison was protecting their rights, the Bush gang are happy to opportunistically capitalize upon dead American soldiers when it furthers their warped agenda.

Each small political victory they score is yet another slash in the reeling American body politic. Stand up and fight back while you still can.

Quote of the Day:
"...it's the new immoral right they wanna cleanse the home of the brave for the master race of the usa it's so beautiful on the street you won't know them like a pack of wolves in sheeps' clothing spreading wide, spreading far not just another false alarm it's so beautiful america -- i got my bible america -- i got my handgun america -- now i'm ready america -- home of the brave america - and the home of the slaves america -- now i'm ready but are you?"-DOA, "America the Beautiful"

Friday, May 11, 2007

You Might be Surprised to Know....

In case you haven't heard about the massive bee die-out that's threatening to wipe out major sectors of our food supply, I urge you to find out a little bit more. Scientists have been apparently frantically trying to discover the cause, but I've suspected the answer all along, and it looks like I may have been right.

Once again, thanks Monsanto and Dupont for all you do for us.

It's certainly possible to alleviate the situation in short order, one would think.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Ex-CIA Heavy: "I've Got the Goods on Cheney"

If you haven't seen it yet, check out Ray McGovern telling Tucker Carlson that he's got evidence that none other than the dark emperor himself was behind the Niger yellowcake document forgeries used to substantially boost the (snicker) "administration's" case for occupying Iraq.

This might well be the dash of holy water that can put an end to deadeye dick's evil reign of global terror once and for all, lending much-needed purchase to Dennis Kucinich's currently tenuous and nebulous case for impeachment.

With a little digging, we can easily find the shiny slime trail of thugs leading directly to his Dark Majesty's doorstep. First, we have washed-up ex-cop, happy to sell his hot potato to the highest bidder; then there's the former Defense analyst convicted of passing classified intelligence to the AIPAC for five years, specifically to catalyze Middle Eastern policy; the Iran-Contra Affair stooge conveniently posted in Rome; and we mustn't forget the amoral propagandist with easy access to the DC movers and shakers.

While it's all repellently fascinating to read in shock and awe of the blatant treason in which this cabal of bloodshot-eyed zealots and icy-veined opportunists engaged, the point of exposing this staggering abuse of the public trust is to ensure that its participants come to justice and are never allowed to touch the carkeys again.

Thus, I'd like to request that you, kind reader, assist the process in contacting the following individuals and urging them to assist in exposing a "slam-dunk" case for impeachment.

Larisa Alexandrovna--investigative journalist, managing news editor of Raw Story
larisa@larisablog.com

Ray McGovern, 27-year CIA analyst,
founding member of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
rmcgovern@slschool.org
vips@counterpunch.org

Rep. Dennis Kucinich:
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