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Damon Young suggests seeing Get Out. I'm on it.He suggests seeing it in a 'black theater' and then another and reporting back. I will be going to the theater he went to, (which is, btw, a stones throw from that ex Atriot all love to hate, Gomez).
Anyhow, I cannot wait!
Democratic party members just voted down Pelosi proposal to get rid of corporate lobby money. Digging the grave for my party of 40 years, fucking IDIOTS.
Found a live stream of the meeting. http://heavy.com/news/2017/...
Missed that vote on corp money. Damn it.
Vote was to technically postpone not to kill dead, if my source was correct.
JFC - bring it up to next thread
Don't get me started.
Lunch sheets: http://www.eschatonblog.com...
http://www.techtimes.com/ar... ** very busy site. poop ups all over
The states which felt the effect of rising drug overdose most in 2015 were New Hampshire, West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.
All of which are noted for their booming economies.
Mercantilism has little to do with modern Capitalism, certainly not springing from the same philosophical roots. It was more an expression of the collective state, whether in the form of city states of Italy or of early imperialist nations like England, Spain and Portugal of the 15th century. Modern capitalism originated in 18th century England and spread across western Europe. It is fueled by individual greed and self interest and state actions, imperialists like the U.S., are simply the collective expression of that greed, human beings feeding on the sweat and toil of other human beings, weaker than ourselves. We lay waste to entire cultures in the pursuit of baubles.
Do you really believe this? The concept of social classes and complex social hierarchies goes clear back to the evolution of the primate order some 50 million years ago. Baboons exploit and oppress each other, just like humans do! You can perhaps argue that creating an abstract medium of exchange allows the many of the beneficiaries of these ancient, instinctive behaviors to have a greater moral distance from their oppression, and that this can make oppression worse, but the idea that greed and villainy all originated with capitalism is absurd on the face of it.
Bag of ICEholes.
Warner Brothers cartoons were way better than MGM.
Tex Avery's stuff for MGM is pretty good, actually.
Are they better viewed on a PC or an Apple?
Begun the cartoon wars have.
It will be interesting to see how ferderal overeach blow back is rationalized by the right wing.
"Fake news stories"SASQ
Previous post: I get the narcissists can be charming but I don't get how they often seem to find each other charming.They admire Rump simply because he further enables their own narcissism.
Unlike you, I've never pretended to be a writer.
Really? So I only dreamed all the stupid shit you've written over at your blog? Not to mention all the checks I've cashed for writing stuff professionally?
". . . Democracy was meaningless when so many people were frozen psychologically.
So Bob [Moses] listened. When people asked him what to do, he asked what they thought. At mass meetings, he usually sat in back. In group discussions, he mostly spoke last. He slept on floors, wore sharecroppers’ overalls, shared the risks, took the blows, went to jail, dug in deeply. Gradually the ice melted, the rock of hope was revealed. People were empowered for the first time.
Radicals of that era advocated a strategy they called “political realignment,” which meant the fashioning of a liberal Democratic Party by breaking the connection with the party’s racist Dixiecrat wing. The notion had seeped into Bob’s thinking too, with the difference that he really meant to make it happen. Not through the endlessness of gradualism, but by boiling the iceberg. Not because it was some ideological dream, but because black people needed leverage against the structure of fear."
Imperial grand wizard bannon says the tRump is the best public speaker since Bryan. He's not even as good a public speaker as limpballs
Rump is helpless in the clutches of this Svengali. Bannon is evil, but smart. Trump is a mental deficient. He is manipulating Rump with an ease even he probably cannot believe.
Svengali? I'm thinking more along the ines of Rasputin.
Friendly amendment accepted.
Maybe a hybrid.
Hitler was way better
Hitler chewed the scenery like nobody else. Trump looks like a zombie by comparison.
Hitler wrote his own book.
I've never had the stomach to take it on, but from what I've read secondhand he would have done better not to.
Bad ideas gonna make a bad book, but he was capable of writing a book. Trump is not. At all.
I envisioned casting Hitler in a remake of Star Trek as captain kirk. On some level it works
Hitler was adorable. The first time I watched TRIUMPH OF THE WILL, it was all I could do not to jump out of my seat and Sieg Heil the screen. I'm only half-kidding about this.
And Bannon writes and talks in incoherent buzzword blather.So he's not a good judge.
Bannon, of course, was actually there for the Cross of Gold speech.
If burning every last copy of every single word written by and about de Sade were possible and if by doing that all or even a good measure of the sexual abuse of people and animals in the word would be abolished, I'd strike the match to set it on fire and I would think it was probably the most worthy act I'd ever committed
And if my grandmother had wheels she'd be a wagon.
In other words, it's not gonna happen, so stop preening about your bravery.
Depends on the number of wheels. For example if she only had two, she'd be a bicycle.
6 wheels and she'd be one of them things the banana splits drove
Or maybe a sulky. Better yet, a chariot!
Picky, picky, picky.:-)
I figure he's just itching to start burning books.
I have long suspected so.
And if she had balls, she'd be your grandfather.!
if ifs and buts were wine and nuts, every day would be Xmas
and if wishes were horses, beggars would ride.
If every one on Earth played the violin at the same time, the world would be like Mantovanni.
The DNC will not lead us out of the wilderness
I have come to believe the answer is to get women of color and POC in general to take over existing institutions - political, economic, social.
I trust them to lead us in a way that benefits people, not corporations and not the superrich.