Category Archives: ramble

dumbing down of amerikkka

for the past many decades, there has been an obvious concerted effort to dumb down amerikkka . soon, only the children of wealthy parents will have access to education . it’s almost that way already
the result is a bank of voters who purposefully vote for ‘representatives’ who are like them : uneducated or at least inexperienced, close minded, selfish, hypocritical, narcissistic … all ignorance based ‘attributes’ …

now, with the advent of corporate news collectively taking on the persona of professional liar, the ignorant working and middle class are either too dumb to really understand what’s happening, too busy just trying to stay afloat to feel able to do anything about it; or they’re racist fucks who are celebrating the pain of those they despise, even while they, themselves, suffer the indignities of poverty

explosions

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celebrating wars in darkness of night
detonation
streams of light
gunshots hidden under rip of
fires cracking
static noise making fright
empires rising
explosions surprising urban villagers
breaking silence
celebrating the menace that is war

celebrating capitalist winners
while veterans moan in alleys

capitalist swimmers drinking overpriced wines
war sinners professing love for
mythological gods
confessing lost ideas

the myth of profits
leering from lofty heights

profiteering war criminals
ex-presidents
guards with guns
dead presidents
guards with guns
dancing on graves
dancing in tombs
of dead veterans
stomping on hearts of mothers of dismantled soldiers
dispersed by explosions
parts immersed in dust
pouring like liquid over flesh and bone

explosions rocking hearts and memories
of every traumatized soldier
post traumatic stress disability
shell shocked mothers of soldiers
mothers of children lost to street wars
fathers of every sacrificed son and daughter
wincing at every blast

drops of water salted with grief
discreetly wet the lashes of celebrants
grand parents of great warriors

the last and final shebang
followed by gunfire
celebrating the celebration with more
sounds of violence

sounds of war

 
 

$11.6 billion dollars

. building a system of small, localized clean wind and solar power, using as close to natural ingredients as possible, will immediately disengage us from the worldwide wars being fought over the power to control toxic non-renewable fuels, the extraction of which (subsidized by us) does irreparable damage to the very planet and atmosphere on which we depend to survive . eliminating the need to transport these toxins will eliminate the need for toxic cleanups, and spare us the health and economic costs of further destruction and pollution
. invest in positive relationships by supporting education and organic food farming around the world . by educating ourselves and our children, we support ingenuity, and reduce poverty, which reduces crime . by making international friends through positive interactions instead of making enemies by bullying and pilfering the world for fuels, we’ll also greatly reduce the need to defend ourselves, as we will reduce the number of enemies, and experience support from around the world
. begin the complete nuclear disarmament and the dismantling of the nuclear energy debacle . every nuclear facility is now beyond it’s projected safe lifespan, and the notion of ‘safe’ has been proven a farce of great magnitude
. defund every national and international deal which involves the people in the u.s. financially supporting any and every military and mercenary offensive action everywhere . this includes funding for such projects as the zionist expansion movement by the israeli government and military, and funding for such actions as the u.s. military and mercenary invasion and occupation of iraq . this part of the policy would replenish some of what is spent disassembling the nuclear establishment
. fund local, elected, non-police affiliated, non-prosecutor affiliated twelve-member commissions all over the country to hold police and both private and public security agencies accountable to abide by the laws of this country in every interaction in which they engage with the people . empower the commission by providing complete funding toward a full legal staff and team of investigators . empower the commission with the right and responsibility to directly financially penalize officers and agents, to fire, and to publicly report any sanctions or other results of their investigations . those funds can be recovered by requiring that officers and agents who create circumstances which lead to civil claim settlements or judgements pay those debts themselves, and prohibit those debts from being extracted from city, county, state, and federal budgets . holding police and agents accountable for their actions will save the people from financing those payouts, and ultimately save great sums of money which currently are spent to run civil cases through the system, up the court ladder
. implement and fund a requirement of immediate drug testing for every officer and agent involved or being accused of being involved in any use of force or other abuse of power whatsoever, no matter who is claiming the force was used or power abused . again, this would, in the long run, be a deterrent to the type of violence by police which stems from steroid and other substance use . by reducing the use of steroids and other drugs, violent attacks by police would be reduced, which in turn would prevent the lawsuits mentioned above
. enact and financially support the enforcement of high standards of nutritional and health provisions for prisoners in every jail and prison under the jurisdiction of the american people, whether on home or foreign soil or water, from the brig to the state prisons . provide funding for complete renovation necessary to transform every place used for incarceration of humans to support educational and trades instruction, to become the rehabilitation centers we need to put an end to mass incarceration altogether . begin a process of educational effort so profound as to create a situation where super minimum security sites would be able to be used for those people who’ve committed non-violent offenses, and have no way to offer more direct, restorative reimbursement for their offense . fund well-staffed, high quality, respectful mental health care to every person in custody who requests or requires it
. develop and implement single payer health care option, while also funding serious enforcement of strict regulations of private insurance and health care providers



my evening tirade

root causes of terror and drug use : people who profit by causing them . money and power : the profits of war, destruction, misery : the same people going to ‘repair’ the damage . government contractors . cia . cia crashed a cia plane full of cocaine : financing wars with drug money

some drug use is not a problem . there is much more ‘legal’ pharmaceutical drug use than ‘illicit’ use . addiction is a product of propensity with circumstance . but incarceration itself contributes to addiction . profit motive creates the circumstance of availability . availability in turn creates habit …

terror is profitable : it’s easier to get a terrorized (or drug addicted) population to, for instance, agree to wars of aggression . or agree to work for sub subsistence wages and beg for the rest . the slow terror of poverty : up all night afraid . the slow death of incarceration : poor nutrition, sleep deprivation, isolation … all profitable . all done in trade

my evening tirade

free will

individual freedom of choice, in the hands of those who care nothing for their neighbor, is a weapon.

this has played out so many times throughout history : in societies where people care for one another, there is higher incidence of joy and good health.

some exercise free will with complete disregard for consequences to others and the planet on which we depend.

i feel no obligation to honor the opinion or free will of, say, a murderous cop or hyper polluting greedy ceo.

jihad is not comparable to anarchist action

the u.s. and israeli governments are terrorists, according to all definitions.

comparing jihad to anarchist ideology and action is ridiculous. those practicing jihad are doing so based on a hierarchical structure, in which the notion of god and actual accepted as ‘superior’ human ‘leaders’ are calling the shots. in anarchist theory and action, each individual chooses for herself what action to take, based on individual or small group perception of the problems, and imagined solutions.

in jihad, an extremist boss (u.s. congress and military, zionist israeli idf enforcers, and tea party ‘leaders’ come to mind as quickly as extremist imams) identify everyone not like them as a target, then enlist lower ranking extremists who’ve been re-educated to, for instance, risk or actively take their own lives in service to the will of the boss : which is to annihilate the opposition. of course congress and the tea party haven’t yet gone to this extreme, and instead, follow this model via the implementation of punitive legislation which criminalizes and incarcerates much of the population for profit. slavery is alive and well in amerikkka.

u.s. military and mercenary forces, along with u.s. funded brainwashed israeli soldiers have been practicing jihad for decades and longer : expansionism, imperialism, colonialism … are all background parts of the overall ideology of narcissistic jihad. these isms lead to genocidal action. the perpetrators rely on an unsubstantiated notion that their own religious and social beliefs and theories are right, which, by their definition, assigns ‘wrong’ to every other theory and belief. they extend the notion to include excusing violence as a necessary tool for cleansing their social reality of any resistant actors.

while u.s. militarized police, in service to the chamber of commerce, do this by literally beating down and incarcerating the opposition instead of actually murdering people with pipe bombs, the result is the same : elimination of the opposition and terror struck into the hearts and minds of future opponents of their rule.

there is no such hierarchical structure in anarchist theory or reality.

but yes, skin is thin, bone is brittle, and blood is red.

this was written in response to an opinion piece.

human rights

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human rights are being trampled all over the world
to feed the greed
gasoline poured on open wounds
plant a seed
a sword transformed to scythe fills the need
infants looking on
drawn to sounds poured over hills and rocks
children watching horror in back yards
tiny shards of hope devoured by fear
bleeding stomach . each shard a pointed spear
tearing through vessels
one nestles into the nerve of the brain
increasing strain of muscle
pain sears through a human so another human can have extra rights

thunder

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momentary torrential downpour
underscore deep rumbling
humbling rivers swell
trees who fell housing survivors
reviving dreams drowned
unbound rhythms
unwinding infernal systems
diurnal awakening
staking claim
on newly washed conscience
aim pointed
anointed icons questioned
fallen feeders broken leaders
cleaned while gleaned riches
buy chances
gestation enhances freedom
voters in trances wake and thunder

measured time

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saving the daylight
minimize fright
while tossing off biorhythms
beams of early morning go back to sleep
shifting consciousness
profit margin rules the clock
makes a mockery of time
toe the line of rigid measured
parcels of moments on end
saving tomorrow
our future’s not to spend another dime
before we get there
measured time

rage

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rage
the great equalizer
from love it emerges, swerves, charges
ducks and shimmies
enlarges the heart
a page from the book of art
it paints itself huge in the eyes of true enemies
shining light on pain
rage refuses to back down
making it’s own path through a rain of tears
rage pulls near to it’s target with justified screaming
internal beaming lights drown out fear
when rage enters a room
the air shimmers with glee
while naysayers flee the power of this
naked lover of truth
rage dispels myths
repels lies
defeats shadowy deals
lays to waste polite banter
brings hurt to it’s knees
rage sees itself as the keys
knows the deep combination of love and battle
rage sees truth in the mirror