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Chris Hedges on CSPAN - Two Demerits

In his excellent appearance on CSPAN BookTV Chris Hedges goofed
But two times
First he wrote off President Obama which has been his general position all alongBarack Obama is the best we can expect given realityThose of us who support him do so because we believe he is playing rope-a-dopeHe will eventually make good on the things we fault him forAnd if he does it will be because we made change happen on the ground
Second Chris said that media on all sides were wrongly critical ofhis friend Cornel WestNot meI merely thought he has said things that the President is entirely aware ofAnd that West's umbrage was because the President would not receive himMaybe I was wrong to make the point but I think it is significant asa dynamic among the President's critics
There is one other thingI think both West and Hedges would benefit from immersion in the philosophy of C. S. Peirce
Oh and one otherThere is a technological solution to our current crisis which I outline on this blogIt is the crea…

New Japan Quake Little Damage But A Warning Nonetheless

Quake Shakes Tokyo But Causes No Damage - WSJ.com: "TOKYO—A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck under the sea south of Japan on Sunday, shaking buildings in the capital but causing no apparent damage or tsunami.

The quake struck near the uninhabited island of Torishima in the Pacific Ocean, about 600 kilometers (370 miles) south of Tokyo, and its epicenter was about 370 kilometers (230 miles) below the sea, the Meterological Agency said. It didn't generate a tsunami."

'via Blog this'
Will anyone listen and stop building nuclear plants.

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MSM Ignores Implication of Romney Blitz

Romney + Super Pac = Death oif DemocracyIf you thought economic and social polarizationPlus current efforts to limit the vote to white people with IDPlus the continuing grip of the cynical arms industryPlus the preening quasi-fascist edge of police power post 9/11 
If you thought these signs rank as thought starters regardingThe challenge to democracy
Consider that the Mitt Romney Super PAC attack on GingrichIs a dress rehearsal for the Romney assault on ObamaRun by the puling Romney supporter who crafted Bush1's  Willie Horton adThe Lee Atwater infiusion underside of Reaganism like Ollie NorthConsider that and ask why most of the MSM with the exception of a Belated NY Times admission
Consider that this makes Romney dangerous at the level equaling or exceeding the levelOf the noxious W
When the MSM says Romney can walk away from PAC actionIt abdicates objective judgmentRomney is using Citizen's United to craftThe end of democracyGingrich has been a merely a prelude toThe Supreme C…

Pet Peeves from Alaska

My First Windows Movie Maker You Tube Video

This demo was recorded in the late 1980s. I send it out this New Years Day to all - dictators, arms merchants, Occupiers, 99 percenters, sick, sad, content, faithful, nervous - all. 
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