Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Desmond Tutu Refuses to Share Stage with “Iraq War Criminal” Tony Blair

Morality against White Male Entitlement and War Crimes

Hey Desmond get with the program, white Anglo-Saxon males are incapable of war crime.  Tony Blair, George W. Bush, Dick Cheney etc. It is called “white male entitlement”. It is the first “law of nature”.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner who was the first black archbishop of Cape Town made the protest because of the former Prime Minister's “morally indefensible” decision to lead British forces into Iraq in 2003. 
However Mr Blair hit back in a statement, insisting that such "decisions are never easy morally or politically”. 
Mr Blair and Archbishop Tutu, who received the Nobel Prize in 1984 for campaigning against apartheid, were due to appear at a leadership summit in Johannesburg later this week. 
A local Muslim party has already announced that it would attempt to arrest Blair when he arrives in Johannesburg for “crimes against humanity”. 
Archbishop Tutu’s office said in a statement: “Ultimately, the Archbishop is of the view that Mr Blair's decision to support the United States' military invasion of Iraq, on the basis of unproven allegations of the existence in Iraq of weapons of mass destruction, was morally indefensible.

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Cosco Kirkland Dress Shirts - Made in China - Mitt and Ann Romney

And before they were made in China, they were made in Mauritius. 

How pretend middle-class chic Mitt and Ann.

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Brazil Court Orders Nestles to Label its Monsanto GM Genetically Modified/Mutated Foods

The creeping arm of the Corporate Food Monster has been set back a bit in Brazil regarding GM (genetically modified/mutated) Food and GMOs (genetically modified/mutated organisms).
After a long legal battle in Brazilian court, Swedish food corporation Nestlé has lost and will be forced to label their food products sold within Brazil as containing genetically modified ingredients. 
As a major purchaser of Monsanto’s genetically modified crops, many, if not the majority of, Nestlé’s products contain ingredients from genetically modified food. The court ruling mandated that the food giant be required to label anything containing more than one percent genetically modified ingredients accordingly. 
This comes shortly after Poland banned GMO corn and Peru banned GMOs completely. 
Talk of Nestlé’s loss has been all over Facebook and twitter, and has fed the fire of debate over the safety of GMO food. The U.S. government has been a huge advocate of GMOs and Monsanto, but concerned citizens of California have put Proposition 37 on the ballot for the November election. 
Prop. 37 would require that genetically modified foods sold within the state of California be labeled accordingly to protect consumers and allow them to make informed choices about their food. Concern surrounding the safety of GMOs is at an all-time high, and Nestlé has failed to engage in the conversation via social media – even as their brand has been at the center of the debate, lately.


Ann Romney's GOP Speech - Who I would rather listen to...


Vulgar Loud Mouthed Dago Gov Chris Christie of Joisey Trashes Governor Jerry Brown of California In Tampa

Mean Spirited is not a pasta sauce. For some it just comes naturally.

Dripping with his usual street charm and grease from his peppers and sausage lunch, “Tiny Chris” Christie ripped into Jerry Brown to drunk stoned GOP delegates yesterday having a hurricane party.

Christie pissed that Romney picked an Ayn-Ryan Catholic over himself, a good Italian Catholic, a member of a good Italian Catholic parish where forgiveness of sins is purchased by the pound – of hundred dollar bills etc., is in Tampa to play Romney's goomar, number #2 VP choice, and give a speech anyway for the sake his 2016 ambitions. No problem.

But waiting around inside out of the rain, he could not hide his vulgar street education and manners and trash the only decent Catholic politician in the Country, one that really cares about the poor and the gospels. Forgeta bout it.

Gov. Chris Christie clearly doesn't think highly of his California counterpart, Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
"California made a bad choice by going with an old retread," Christie told a crowd of California delegates at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. "I mean he won the New Jersey presidential primary over Jimmy Carter when I was 14 years old." 
 The age references energized the crowd, as Christie encouraged the California delegates to elect conservatives in their typically blue state, just as blue-state New Jersey did by voting for Christie.

Mean Spirited greasy street thug!

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In Honor of a Drunk - Archbishop Cordileone of San Francisco – Stoned Jesus at a Gay Wedding

Good son Sal Cordileone was driving his mom home along with a male friend from a party, Gay Wedding(?), in San Diego.
Although Sally Cordileone was drunk as a skunk, he, alpha male, top that he is, insisted on driving momma home and not calling a cab.

The official apology is heavy on the whining sorry stuff for being caught endangering the public driving his automobile in an inebriated state and short on just how 88 year old mom got home after the cops tested his breath for alcohol, handcuffed him and hauled his heinie off to the country drunk tank.

In honor of pure innocent 110% Vatican Catholic street Sal, a repeat performance to my “Jesus Stoned at a Gay Wedding”.

We understand Sal. Unmarried priests taking mom home after a party is something many unmarried gays also do every day but do not necessarily get arrested on a DUI while doing so. Unmarried because they are not allowed to marry in certain h8te filled provinces of the Empire.

Have a nice day. Regards to mom. We assume she eventually got home safely. And not in the hands of a drunk driver, your male companion? Taxi cab?

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Deist on the Cusp of Theism – and Areligionist too

(Wm.) Blake on Man (Newton)
Eduardo Paolozzi 1924-2005

Just a reminder to my readers to refresh your memories.  I remain areligionist. Without religion or dogma. Remain a cultural christian (small c). 

I heard a remark from comedian Kathy Griffin on one of her comedy specials about not believing anything but not wanting to join the atheists – an anal lot mostly. I agree.

So for the sake of further clarification I am a:  Deist on the Cusp of Theism (want my cake and eat it too)

The use of the word theism to indicate this classical form of monotheism began during the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century in order to distinguish it from the then-emerging deism which contended that God, though transcendent and supreme, did not intervene in the natural world and could be known rationally but not via revelation. - - Wikipedia

“Just because man invented God does not mean that God does not exist” - - M. McShea

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Republican Jews – Yiddish Curses – Paul Krugman

Oy yey, Jesus.
Such a catch. And still single.

May your son the doctor introduce you to his fiancée, Bristol Palin.

May your child give his Bar Mitzvah speech on the genius of Ayn Rand.

May your grandchildren baptize you after you’re dead.

May you find yourself insisting to a roomful of skeptics that your great-grandmother was "legitimately" raped by Cossacks.

May you grow so rich that your widow’s second husband is thrilled they repealed the estate tax.

May you have a large store, and have it all dismantled by vulture capitalists.

May you have a rare disease and need an operation that only one surgeon in the world, the winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine, is able to perform. And may he be unable to perform it because he doesn’t take your insurance. And may that Nobel Laureate be your son.

May G-d give you a daughter-in-law who is as kind as she is beautiful, as patient as she is rich, as wise as she is devoted, a virtuous woman in every way. And then may a ballot initiative invalidate her marriage to your fat lump Rebecca.


Saturday, August 25, 2012

An American tragedy. Downsizing. Unemployment. Anger. Revenge? Insanity? Suicide by Cops?

I am surprised that there was not more collateral damage to bystanders in terms of the cops going into top fifth gear in reaction to a killing on a sidewalk across the street from the Empire State Building.  Considering the density of the space, time of day, crowds, traffic and the stone, concrete and granite present, ricocheting bullets are a believable scenario. Glad I wasn’t there.

53-year-old Jeffrey T. Johnson has been identified as the gunman who opened fire at the Empire State Building Friday morning, shooting and wounding 9 people, and killing his former co-worker, before being gunned down himself by police ...
Jeffrey awoke alone Friday in his upper East Side apartment, put on his gray suit and grabbed his briefcase. On his way out the door, promptly at 7:30 a.m., Johnson said hello to the building’s super. 
Neighbors described Johnson as a loner who bought the same takeout meal each day at a McDonald’s near his home — and then dined alone in his room. 
Other than an occasional pop-in by his mother, Johnson never welcomed any guests to the simple apartment. 
Here are a few things you need to know about what happened when Johnson opened fired yesterday morning:   
-Johnson used a 45 semi-automatic caliber handgun.-He worked at Hazan Imports, a women's accessories design line, for 6 years.-Johnson was laid off a year ago due to downsizing.-Johnson shot his former co-worker, a 41-year-old named Steven Ercolino, in the head in front of the office building at 10 W 33rd street. Ercolino had been the Vice President of Sales at Hazan Import Corp. since December 2005.-After Johnson shot his former colleague, a construction worker followed him, then spoke to police nearby. Johnson turned his .45-caliber pistol on officers and they returned fire. Johnson was shot and killed by police.

Read more: http://globalgrind.com/news/jeffrey-johnson-picture-empire-state-building-shooter-hazan-corp-photos#ixzz24ZNGAwww


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Cardinal Dolan's Prayer for the 1% GOP Convention

My fellow Angry White Males
Let us Pray 
For dear fellow One Percenter Mitt
And One Percenter Paul
Whom God has chosen to bless
With lots of PAC cash and
To lead us forward
Out of the darkness caused 
By you know who 
In the White House
(pause for boo-s, house noise)
Restore our Nation
Restore Religious Freedom
So savagely ripped from our 
Christian breasts by the 
Godless Pro-Choice crowd
And…(pause for applause)

(of) politics and fraud—
We’ve made a pretty mess at home,
Let’s make a mess abroad.
And let us ever humbly pray
The Lord of Hosts may deign
To stir our feeble memories
Lest we forget—the Maine.
Take up the White’s Man’s burden.
To you who thus succeed
In civilizing savage hordes,
They owe a debt, indeed;
Concessions, pensions, salaries,
And privilege and right
With outstretched hands you raised to bless
Grab everything in sight.
Take up the White Man’s burden
And if you write in verse,
Flatter your nation’s vices
And strive to make them worse.
Then learn that if with pious words
You ornament each phrase,
In a world of canting hypocrites (like me)
This kind of business pays.


Devil's Dictionary (Revised) - Ambrose Bierce - Definition of Ayn-Ryan Catholicism

Ayn-Ryan Catholicism: 
When Ayn Rand meets Paul Ryan and a socially engineered miracle occurs, demanding a new rewrite of Jesus’s Infamous Sermon at the Mall – “Blessed are the Rich cause they gots, gots, gots bling, bling, bling.” – (with an implied non-verbal subtext of “F*ck 'you' poor little 'people'. Why don’t you just go away and die?”)


Burning Man Festival - Black Rock Nevada

Repeat of some images from an earlier piece on the Burning Man Festival about to get underway in Nevada.

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Elvis, Jesus on Toast – Mary on a Mountain – Hand of Mohammed

Mary on the Mountain?

It has taken some time to write this. It was coincidence or serendipity that the topic of seeing Jesus or Elvis on a piece of toast kind of thing came up recently for me.

I can remember meditating on my lunch hour, sitting on a low wall behind Wal-Mart in some little shade on the recreational walkway, bike, park trail along the Rillito (little river) River in Tucson about fifteen years ago.

I was meditating trying to relieve middle age and work stress.  I opened my eyes and then I focused on a distant peak, part of the Santa Catalina mountain range.  I was looking specifically at the large smudge like area on Big Horn Mountain.

In the noon day sun, a summer Arizona sun I should add, I saw what appeared to be the Christian Icon of Mary on the side of the mountain. As I wrote previouslyonly a Christian is likely to see Christian iconography and iconic images in the abstract darks and grays of a mountain side. That and only mad men in the noon day desert sun are crazy enough to see God and or start world religions sometimes.

With some additional lunch time meditation sessions, I began to make out more of the total image surrounding the Mary iconic image that I imagined that I saw connecting the dots on a mountain side.

It was then that the words of Revelation 12 seem to take shape before my eyes:

Revelation 12 - A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. She was pregnant and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth. She gave birth to a son, a male child, who “will rule all the nations with an iron scepter.” And her child was snatched up to God and to his throne. The woman fled into the wilderness to a place prepared for her by God, where she might be taken care of…

13 When the dragon saw that he had been hurled to the earth, he pursued the woman who had given birth to the male child. 14 The woman was given the two wings as of a great eagle (angel), so that she might fly to the place prepared for her in the wilderness, where she would be taken care of for a time

Along with the opening words of Psalm 121:

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—
    where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord,
    the Maker of heaven and earth.

Of course all this was against a backdrop of being in bible study with my local pastor.  And seeing Mary, which was more so a Catholic Icon than a Protestant Icon, and as then being Protestant, I discounted the Mary image seen and kept it to myself. No point in running around sounding like a lunatic and saying there was a giant image of Mary on some mountainside in Tucson.

Though I must recall and admit that my local pastor at the time on our group study of Luke sparked a certain chemistry and or electricity within the group that I file mentally under the category of Holy Spirit (whenever two or more are gathered in my name...).

Fast forward, we move back east for some years and I keep the image, the Jesus, Elvis image on toast, Mary on a mountain thing in the back of my mind.

Some years later I go visit my son in college at Tucson and again am seeing Christian Iconography on a mountain.  From the second floor balcony of his dorm apartment I show him the outline of the smudge on the mountain and tell him what I think I see.  He does not see the image of a woman and child. He says he sees what looks like five fingers on a hand.  Shadows can be so tricky.  I look again and yes I guess you might also see a hand.

And of course since I am so steeped in esoterics and religious lore, I see both images, of Mary and also of the hand.  I see what I choose to see.  What I have in confidence and or in faith am willing to see.

And of course looking, connecting the dots on the image of a hand, I am reminded of the Hand of Mohammed, whose original handprint is said to be imprinted on a charter of protection to the ancient St. Catherine’s monastery in the Sinai Desert.

What is in a name? Or an image? The global reality of the present global culture  is to try and see with all the eyes of all cultures and see what best results in image or form evolve out of all those local cultural and religious contexts of the planet. 

So it goes.

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Pedophile Bonus Bishop Timmy Dolan to Bless GOP Convention - Paul Ryan his kind of “Boy”, Ayn-Ryan Catholicism

Happy with your bonuses Guys? I aim to please.

Pedophile Bonus Paying Archbishop Timmy Dolan to Bless the GOP Convention.

Dolan has been curiously silent since his Bonuses to Perverts Program in his salad days in Milwaukee scandal broke in the Press recently.  Off to Ireland for an official Church conference and not a peep since in the media until present when he announces his love of the property party – Angry White Man’s Party – the GOP.

While he has not officially given the Papist Seal of Approval to the Romney Ryan Ticket, Timmy has expressed his approval of Catholic Paul Ryan as his kind of “boy”.

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Judge Head Lubbock Texas – Slave Rebellion about to Attack Massa’s Plantation House – and other Shit His Father Told Him

Lubbock Texas, a shit hole, in the middle of nowhere is about to be attacked by a Nigra Slave Rebellion aka Civil War if the Nigra President Barack Obama gets reelected – according to Judge “Massa Tom” Head in Lubbock Texas.

Some of this paranoid old shit that has been passed around the family campfire of the Head Family since before the War Between the States is getting quite old.

Indeed, Representative Todd Akin of Missouri is still talking down the rules, justification for his great great grandfathers raping the slaves in the day back before the Civil War.

The Civil War happened. You Lost! They freed the Slaves! GET OVER IT!

All this ancient recycled paranoid town square horse shit verbiage in the "current" Tea Party culture should be separated for reality from the shit your fathers, grandfathers, great grandfathers etc. said to you over a hundred years ago.

Judge Head and Representative Akin are two embarrassments to us real Americans in the 21st century to the rest of the planet and our common global culture. 

GET A LIFE Judge Head.  GET A LIFE Lubbock!

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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Medicare Vouchers – Redeemable only at an I.M.A. Bain Capital Crony Healthcare Company Store

Medicare Voucher System – take the worthless piece of scrip government I.O.U. and present it at your local office of the I.M.A. Bain Captial Crony Healthcare Company Store.

Old story of the 19-th century done all over again with a modern scrip(t).

The “Medicare Voucher”, “Scrip”, “Trade Token” “Food Stamp” healthcare will be inferior and cost much much more than the value delivered.  No Bang for the Buck. No competition. Take it or leave it old people.

A Con Job of the Man, the Robber Baron Man who wants your soul at His (Bain Capital) Company Store.