jay busse's Blog
- Sonoma, California, U.S.
- January 04
- Idiot Savant
- I'd like to write something new and fun. But I'm drawing a blank. How do you draw a blank? Is it the simplistic beauty of the blank page?
MY RECENT POSTS
- The Men Behind the Curtain of
Your Vote Mattering
December 29, 2011 07:32PM
- Frank Capra's Socialist Works
November 17, 2011 08:07PM
- My Personal Info for
Eh-Harmony and Match.Com
October 06, 2011 10:37PM
- Capitalism: A Tool for Tools
October 04, 2011 03:29AM
- "Soak the rich"?
August 25, 2011 06:50PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “What I wrote was
And so it
December 29, 2011 11:56PM
- “Jan, my tolerance is at
Al has pissed
me off for a…”
December 29, 2011 11:18PM
- “I was thinking of
flagging you, based on your
posts. In your
December 29, 2011 11:11PM
- “Al, since you offer no
solutions and type your
lower case lazy
December 29, 2011 10:57PM
- “Al, I'm upgrading you to
I add the t free of
December 29, 2011 10:52PM
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I have long sought The Man behind the curtain.
I believe I have found them, before you get all widgety and judgmental. I must remind those of faith, they demand tolerance of "belief".
Americans are, however, under siege. A class war has raged since the beginning of humanity.
The brilliance of the… Read full post »
Most of us have enjoyed Frank Capra's Christmas classic It's
A Wonderful Life.
I just re-watched Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.
Capra appears to be utilizing his propaganda skills, honed in his pro-American/anti-Nazi films to promote socialism.
In Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Jimmy Stewart… Read full post »
I've decided I want a beautiful, sweet, rich, intellectual
philanthropist as my "match".
In return I'll provide: I'll provide~~~~~what the hell will I provide?
be right back.
I like long walks into - I don't like long
I enjoy stimulating conversation (Okay, if you st… Read full post »
Capitalism is nothing more than a tool.
No better, no worse than any other tool. A gun is as good or as bad as the man using it.
The classic western Shane included a man of self-restraint, self-regulation, level headed logic.
Today, Shane is as common as pixies, or common… Read full post »
In response to: Taxes and Fairness 8/24/11
"Soak the rich"? "Labeling" (employing a negative connotation) is "in the air" (and on the air) in these days of sound bite news.
The wealthiest top 10% of taxpayers provide 70% of tax revenue. That seems a little low, considering they own in excess of 83%… Read full post »
~~~ The Reagan Years Begin
1980 was the year we needed Ronald Reagan to save us from the communists. We were suffering through the Iran hostage crisis under Carter's watch. Carter's rescue attempt ended with helicopters crashing in the desert. Our confidence was low.
The hostages were immediately relea… Read full post »
For years I felt the loss of Ronald Reagan. As though the Ronald Reagan, I lived through no longer existed.
He was being ripped from my memory. Only to be replaced by a new
and improved (or ruined, depending on perspective) version.
The memory of those 8 years blurred as history… Read full post »
I am fully aware this is an exercise in futility, since
supply-side economics is not so much an economic
system as it is a belief system. Belief systems are not bothered by
Their only requirement is that you believe.
In the past 35 years or so, Supply-Side economics has become… Read full post »
As America bumbles toward default, the people charged with solving the problem act like spoiled children in a sandbox.
Appearing genuinely stunned when one side offers the other a toy
in compromise, then scream they don't want that toy.
Before we come to the political fork in the road that fuels… Read full post »
Jesse wrote: "Re: must be wrong Well rest assured my friend I believe many are wrong. - As your beliefs must inevitably lead you to believe. I cannot prove my beliefs, you cannot prove yours.
. . . the post modern "truth is relative" is, by definition, self defeating… Read full post »
So, I learned some new debating techniques last night.
A seemingly jovial fellow, went all Glenn Beck Berserko on me last night.
It started innocently enough, with my normal sarcastically cynical greeting.
I should've sensed things were about to go astray when he disparaged my lot in life. Telling me h… Read full post »
When one picks a side, they have chosen to defend that party's platform for better or worse.
For if their party is exposed as lying d-bags, they become d-bags by association.
Now, it's my assertion that both political parties are chock full of self-c…
-Ball-Sack Dragging In Toilet Water
Here we are, drowning in evidence that many of the people in charge are gluttonous fucktards.
In their world, there is never enough. They deserve it all. There's a sucker born every millisecond.
In their world there is no such thing as "too big to fail".
This… Read full post »
A rather harsh critic of his own work, he was somewhat less than
pleased with his latest effort.
He reached for the cords of the computer and yanked them out. Marching the computer through his wine haze to the dumpster. Copies and disks followed to their fitting end.
He'd done a service to… Read full post »
He opened the door and there she was, soaking wet and
"Sorry I've been avoiding you Winnie the Pooh"
Rain dripping off her nose.
"I'm here for the memory."
"Is this what you want?"
"Yes Pooh. There's no chance for us, other than the memory."
"I know. That's why I never did anything all… Read full post »
Men sit around and discuss beautiful women. No secret there.
There are men that love freckles or brunettes and blondes or redheads. Men that love olive skin or smiles that light up rooms... This is not so rare as when inner beauty matches or exceeds outer beauty... Then, you can only… Read full post »
Fire-Crotches: Burning Bushes of the 21st Century?
We've all heard George W. Bush proclaim "God, spoke to me." Is it a coincidence God once again spoke through a Bush? We think not.
Is it possible fire-crotches, such as Lindsay Lohan's, are the inst…
The biggest obstacle in achieving speeds nearing that of light
is mass. M= E<c is the equation for rendering mass
irrelevant in regards to attaining speeds approaching the speed of
When one considers this as an abstract vision, one must first imagine that your own weight has been taken out o… Read full post »
Apparently she was dead serious when she moaned "don't
fuck this up" and followed shortly thereafter with "you're fucking
Frankly, the pressure got to me. I lost the rhythm and the spot I was focusing on.
My mind wandered off topic a tad. The words were banging around my head… Read full post »
I'm constantly dragged into the political realm, even though I dislike both parties, with prejudice.
I don't assess issues on the basis of party politics, I assess
them on an individual basis and consider the effects on
Being a sports fan I know what it's like to root for your… Read full post »
Texas Stadium, where the Giants are about to face the Rangers.
Where George W. Bush ran the club into the ground and pocketed a
buttload of money on the sweet new stadium deal. Yes, a buttload,
that's why he always wears baggy pants.
In this scene the Giants are playing a completely… Read full post »
Standing at the precipice of a life altering decision, The Soul
gazed out into the cosmos.
Not every soul is given this truly once in lifetime chance to decide their fate.
The chance to see into their future, into a life that would come to pass should The Soul choose to accept their… Read full post »
Most of us drive around bad areas of town. Hell,
ghettos don't even exist anymore. The
politically correct term "urban areas" cleaned
everything up with the ease.
Our minds also drive around bad areas. Areas devoid of hope are not pleasant to visit in reality or the subconscious. Easier to avoid than… Read full post »
Being a paranoid delusional American idiot is not easy these days.
Having witnessed the conspiracy that lead to our economic demise
and subsequent bailout of the guilty, it's hard to not to feel
surrounded by conspiracies.
I don't know why I have these nightmares, it's irrelevant I guess.
Bolting upr… Read full post »
Getting beyond one of the far-right's shills, Glenn
Beck. Let's just look at who Glenn works for:
Rupert Murdoch. Murdoch is a modern day robber
baron and part of the moneyed class that has bought our
Ironically, the end of the 20th century and early 21st eerily mirror the end of… Read full post »