Category Archives: General

The Avalanche – Snapshot 1 – Oct 7, ’17

Apparently, Fascism is fun. Which is a problem for normal, un-self-modified people who value freedom. Listen Mozilla, Twitter, Facebook, et al: Freedom is awesome. But your freedom threatens others’ freedom. You are too free, therefore. Continue reading

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Blind Guides

Just the other day, I read an article by Tom Secker and Matthew Alford on Medium. They are authors of yet another book about the CIA et al in Hollywood. (I’ve read Tricia Jenkins eye-opener “The CIA In Hollywood”) By coincidence, I had only re-watched “Little Fockers” a few days earlier. The authors note that the CIA, which apparently had some say in how it was portrayed in the movie, had a scene deleted in which Greg breaks into Jack’s spy cave or whatever and finds a CIA manual about torture on his desk. Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman’s Wrath

“One consequence of the US incorporating the Nazi war machine was the deep-chilling effect on Western-Soviet relations. The Soviet Union had borne the brunt of Nazi aggression during the Second World War, with as many as 50 million of its citizens killed. It is not hard to imagine how the redeployment by the US of Nazi spies, intelligence, commandos and Eastern European puppets must have appeared then to Moscow. It was an unspeakable betrayal and de facto declaration of war by its former war-time ally.” – Finian Cunningham Continue reading

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Roaring

As with any monstrous commentary, such as that offered by the Wall Street Journal, in which WSJ editors call for starving North Koreans to death, or academics calling for more colonialism, it’s mysterious – to those without a moral foundation. Continue reading

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Uh Huh

“According to the Israeli spokesperson, the establishment of a US base in Israel will send a “message to the region.” Whether that’s perceived as a positive message, or a message of US imperial expansion remains to be seen, but by most accounts, it’s likely to be the latter.” – Patrick Henningsen Continue reading

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