There is no Santa Claus; there is no Easter Bunny. There is no such thing as love at first sight; no such thing as true love either. There is no Jesus, no God, no devil, no demons. There is no truth or lies. There is no absolute. So, why do I hope? Why do I […]Read More Musings from the darkness. . .
According to an article by Alexandera Jaffe: “They should pay a price, either diplomatic, economic, geopolitical, for doing what they did. They’re always putting their finger in our eye,” said Schumer on “Fox News Sunday,” arguing for repercussions against Russia. So what are we going to do? Go to war with Russia over an American […]Read More Schumer and McCain think Russia should “pay the price” for harboring Edward Snowden
When journalists report about civilian deaths abroad, it is often done with the understanding that killing innocents is wrong. While I don’t dispute that fact, I think it would be beneficial to the readers if an explanation was given as to why not only is it morally wrong to kill civilians but why those who […]Read More Civilian deaths and why you should care
Okay as soon I read about this, I knew I had to give my two cents. If you are a regular reader of this blog then chances are you probably know what I’m about to say which is that this is a load of donkey crap. Well, maybe not in those exact words, but still… […]Read More Nothing to see here! Army blocks military access to NSA leaks.
When you can’t stand on your own headWhen the great stone walls fill you with dreadWhen the mighty men lose face with their girlWhen on tippie toes they spin and twirl When you forget where your eyes are placedWhen all you can think of is your first kisses tasteWhen you no longer see where time […]Read More Plea to the Insane (Poem)
What is the United States government other than a gigantic conglomeration of bitter old men who don’t mind sending intelligent, creative young men to jail on trumped up charges? Bradley Manning is a famous example of this, but there is also Barrett Brown, Jeremy Hammond, and others. There is an obvious disconnect between the older […]Read More The Government’s Appetite for the Young and Fearless
Irene is going to bed now. Goodnight Irene. Irene took Xanax and now she’s going to sleep forever. The other day she was so spaced out from the medication. That’s what she said. I replied, oh really, not understanding completely what she meant. She lit up a cigarette. I remember when that was cool. Now, […]Read More Goodnight Irene
When it comes to writing, I find that I cannot stop. No matter what I do, I always fall back towards it as if I were a hopeless addict. Writing is very difficult and I wouldn’t recommend it to anybody who didn’t need to do it; that’s why God created television. Whenever I get the […]Read More On Writing
OK, so maybe this isn’t much of a surprise for people reading this who are ‘in the know’ but it is still worth noting. I think Cenk makes a great point about the frog in boiling water. We are boiling, and we need to do something about this problem. What exactly? That is not up […]Read More Thought Police are coming!
Barrett Brown is an investigative reporter and ex-operative of Anonymous, the world-wide hacking collective. He has been indicted three times and is facing over a hundred years in prison. On the surface, we are supposed to believe that Barrett Brown is a danger to federal agents and society as a whole. In reality, the only […]Read More Support Barrett Brown