Brian J. Foley in “Dissident Thoughts Upon Learning of the ‘Latte Salute’ Scandal” writes:

Obama-haters are hopping mad that Obama saluted troops while holding a cup of café latte in his saluting hand.

Obama supporters (saluters?) and others who just like pointing

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SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 6:39PM

Favorite Funny Moments from the Movies

 

AS GOOD AS IT GETS

Carol Connelly: Stop it! Why can't I have a normal boyfriend? Why? Just a regular boyfriend that doesn't go nuts on me! I -
[Beverly (her mother) butts in, and Carol turns to her.]
Beverly Connelly: Everybody wants that, dear. It doesn't exist.

BABY BOOM

JC: I… Read full post »

This cartoon was included in  an email from The World Can't Wait organization: 

Cartoon by Mr. Fish

1 - 9-23-14 Peace-of-the-Action

 

Quote from vzn (from comments below):  "it took obama ~6 years but he finally embraces his inner WarMachine."

 

The following is from Dr. B (link in comments bel… Read full post »

Christopher Kennedy is the son of Robert F. Kennedy, assassinated senator and Democratic presidential candidate. Christopher Kennedy is chairman of the University of Illinois’ Board of Trustees, politically appointed by Illinois Democratic Governor Pat Quinn. Kennedy has also acted as a fundraiRead full post »

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 4:46AM

More NYC Pix

1 - 9-23-14 bb and silohuettes

 

1 - 9-23-14 15 sec of fame 

 

1 - 9-23-14 get face up here 

 

1 - 9-23-14 bubbles

 

1 - 9-23-14 dark ge 

 

1 - 9-23-14 exciting 6th 

 

1 - 9-23-14 empty garage 

 

1 - 9-23-14 koons before 

 

1 - 9-23-14 dismantling koons 

 

1 - 9-23-14 apple store 

 

1 - 9-23-14 close up bbs 

 

1 - 9-23-14 flags and ge bldng 

 

1 - 9-23-14 blue hydranges 

 

1 - 9-23-14 anthro wreathes 

 

1 - 9-23-14 close up empire 

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“All people have the right to protection of their physical integrity, and children are people too." Dr. Peter Newell (coordinator of an organization called “End Punishment of Children”)
 

If you saw an adult excitedly striking another adult in public, there is a chanceRead full post »

Who’s your Daddy, ISIS? “ISIS has many, many fathers, all of whom now deny patrimony.” Glen Ford
 

1.Terrorism is the symptom. US imperialism is the cancer. The war on terror is TERRORISM! (Garikai Chengu)

2. Obama’s new army of rebels to supposedly degrade anRead full post »

Norman Pollack in “White House on Message” writes:

So, Dempsey and Hagel on the Hill spreading the message of war, covering the ass of Obama so as to make him look reluctant and forced into a decision he had already made. This is a delicate maneuver. It must not look like insub

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SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 9:41PM

Come Walk With Me On NYC's High Line!

I took the photos below last Wednesday afternoon.  It was a warm but comfortable day, sunny at times, but with ominous clouds covering large parts of the sky at others.

 

I found the High Line a disarmingly unpretentious borderland of the natural and the urban.  Amazing views of solidRead full post »

SEPTEMBER 11, 2014 6:15PM

Random 9/11 Conspiracy Thoughts, Anyone?

Paul Craig Roberts "9/11 After 13 years":

The 9/11 lie has persisted for 13 years. Millions of Muslims have paid for this lie with their lives, the destruction of their families, and with their dislocation. Most Americans remain comfortable with the fact that their government has destroyed in wh
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 Kumars Salehi writes:

As Americans, we are deeply complicit, and more and more of us are waking up to that reality. The politics of Israel-Palestine in the US are changing, as evidenced by the Gallup poll showing only 25% of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 support &ldqu
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So what on earth would be the payoff of a thermo-nuclear war with Russia? It would end all life on the planet.

Are Obama and the crazed neocons and crazed neo-liberal interventionists so obsessed with geo-political and military gamesmanship they just can’t resist raising the ante to F*CKINRead full post »

SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 4:41PM

The Politicization of Genocide

Merriam Webster:

“ethnic cleansing - n - the practice of removing or killing people who belong to an ethnic group that is different from the ruling group in a country or region”

“genocide - n- the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political or cultural group”

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EXCERPTS:

Byran K. Bullock in "Historically, Black Leaders Supported Palestinians; Why Less So Now?"

“The congressional black caucus, the so-called ‘conscience of the congress,’ has not shown an ounce of righteous indignation at the massacre of the Palestinians.”

snip

Th

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Lawrence Wittner in “Pope Francis, ISIS and the United Nations”:

.... on August 17 ... Pope Francis told journalists how he thought the world should cope with the challenge posed by ISIS, the Islamic militant group engaged in murderous behavior in Syria and Iraq. “One nati

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Israel continues to slaughter Palestinian civilians. It continues to destroy homes, hospitals, schools, mosques. It continues to damage basic infrastructures that provide water, electricity and sanitation.

The Washington DC government and US corporate mainstream media continue to support the IsrRead full post »

Globalizing Gaza in both military and legal terms raises the slogan “we are all Palestinians” from one of political solidarity to literal accuracy. Its corollary also highlights a key element of international politics of which we must be keenly aware: our governments are all Israel.J

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Ferguson, Missouri has been turned into a war zone.

The police use inappropriate force, such as tear gas and rubber bullets, to overwhelm and intimidate residents who are legitimately protesting a police murder of a fellow, unarmed resident.

There is also a “keep moving” rule constantly iRead full post »

This is the definition of a war of terror. It requires the aggressor to engage in constant and ever escalating displays of disciplined force – which is what militaries do. Glen Ford

“The Israeli onslaught in Gaza is a forewarning of the measures that will be used in every count

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8-14-16 fida

 

Fida Qishta was another of the powerful speakers last Thursday night in the Great Hall of NYC's Cooper Union for World Can’t Wait’s consciousness-raising forum (and webcast) over the present Israeli war criminality going on in Gaza. Qishta is a journalist, cam/… Read full post »
AUGUST 18, 2014 12:41PM

RE-POST: Over-Fortifying Mayberry!!!

RE-POST FROM 6-18-14:

According to Zac Corrigan in “Militarization of police in America” the Pentagon under the Obama administration is equipping -- OVER-EQUIPPING -- US police departments across the country with former overseas military weaponry and vehicles.

The ominous dots aRead full post »

I entered the Great Hall of Cooper Union in New York City last Thursday night for yet another consciousness-raising forum sponsored and organized by World Can’t Wait under the leadership of its national coordinator, Debra Sweet. This one was focused on Israeli war crimes in Gaza.

I w

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US, Europe, Israel, Saudi Arabia have worked so hard together to bring us to the brink of WWIII.

Ukraine is where the US helped stage a coup that left violent neo-Nazis running a puppet government.

Obama and his administration were FURIOUS over losing their power grab for Black Sea control. TheyRead full post »

 

Re-post of Excerpts from 5-12-11 blog:

As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame, they kill; or at least they encourage killers with approving smiles. Simone Weil

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What is JSOC (pronounced "jay-sock")? Joint Special Operations Comm

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EXCERPTS:
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“Gaza Is Transforming American Jews: Words from an Overflowing Inbox” by David Harris-Gershon

... what's happening right now is like nothing I've ever experienced. It is a stunning anecdotal phenomenon which reveals the way American JewsRead full post »