Someone is looking at whatever you do, so always present your most charming you ~ FlyingSnail graphic by C. Spangler ~ Open Flying Snail Views in new tab or window
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. ~ George Orwell
Mike Wilhelm, first psychedelic rock guitarist, March 18, 1942 ~ May 14, 2019


A Night at the Garden by Marshall Curry + Brown Shirts + Night of the Long Knives

Throughout America's adventure in free government, our basic purposes have been to keep the peace; to foster progress in human achievement, and to enhance liberty, dignity and integrity among people and among nations. To strive for less would be unworthy of a free and religious people. Any failure traceable to arrogance, or our lack of comprehension or readiness to sacrifice would inflict upon us grievous hurt both at home and abroad. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower


Corruption is Legal in America via Doku Mentor


Bruce Springsteen & Tom Morello ~ The ghost of Tom Joad via Guitar Music
Nobody for President via Tom Morello ~ Tom's Home Page ~ Nobody will love you forever!

Dahbud Mensch ~ Stuck in the middle with Who?

Rethinking 9/11

BEN-VENISTE: Isn't it a fact, Dr. Rice, that the August 6 PDB warned against possible attacks in this country? And I ask you whether you recall the title of that PDB?

RICE: I believe the title was,

"Bin Laden Determined to Attack
Inside the United States."

[Continue Reading]


Martin Rowson cartoon showing Condi saying, "as I was saying Isn't Democracy Wonderful with Iraq and Iran in the background
Martin Rowson

Jon Stewart Continues to
Blast Republicans for Not
Supporting 9/11 Victim Fund

“Not all Republicans oppose this, but everyone who has opposed it is a Republican. It’s unacceptable” by Ryan Bort @ Rolling Stone [Continue Reading]

Mitch McConnell Wonders Why Jon Stewart Is ‘All Bent Out of Shape’ Over 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund ‘It sounds to me like he is looking for some way to take offense,’ the senator added. by Justin Baragona
McConnell Wonders Why Jon Stewart Is ‘All Bent Out of Shape’ Over 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

Republicans spent 55+/- million tax dollars  to discover if Monica swallowed in order to impeach a president over lying about sex with an intern.

Republicans spent *3 million tax dollars on the 9/11 cOMMISSION and 3000+/- people murdered in New York [* which was raised later, after public outcry].

While the United States was UNDER AIRCRAFT ATTACK a NOT-CONCERNED President Bush continued reading a children's book for eighteen (18) minutes. How many extra United States lives were lost during this 'reading time', WHO ORDERED THE AIR FORCE TO STAND DOWN, and WHY ?


Trump says ‘I think I know’
who was behind 9/11 attacks

'It was not Iraq. It were other people', says president

John Bolton
"We know where your kids live!" ~ Neocon John Bolton
Ethan Miller/Getty Images via Business Insider

The Project for the New American Century (PNAC) was a neoconservative think tank based in Washington, D.C. that focused on United States foreign policy. ~ Wikipedia

January 26, 1998

The Honorable William J. Clinton
President of the United States
Washington, DC

Dear Mr. President:

We are writing you because we are convinced that current American policy toward Iraq is not succeeding, and that we may soon face a threat in the Middle East more serious than any we have known since the end of the Cold War. In your upcoming State of the Union Address, you have an opportunity to chart a clear and determined course for meeting this threat. We urge you to seize that opportunity, and to enunciate a new strategy that would secure the interests of the U.S. and our friends and allies around the world. That strategy should aim, above all, at the removal of Saddam Hussein’s regime from power. We stand ready to offer our full support in this difficult but necessary endeavor.

The policy of “containment” of Saddam Hussein has been steadily eroding over the past several months. As recent events have demonstrated, we can no longer depend on our partners in the Gulf War coalition to continue to uphold the sanctions or to punish Saddam when he blocks or evades UN inspections. Our ability to ensure that Saddam Hussein is not producing weapons of mass destruction, therefore, has substantially diminished. Even if full inspections were eventually to resume, which now seems highly unlikely, experience has shown that it is difficult if not impossible to monitor Iraq’s chemical and biological weapons production. The lengthy period during which the inspectors will have been unable to enter many Iraqi facilities has made it even less likely that they will be able to uncover all of Saddam’s secrets. As a result, in the not-too-distant future we will be unable to determine with any reasonable level of confidence whether Iraq does or does not possess such weapons.

Such uncertainty will, by itself, have a seriously destabilizing effect on the entire Middle East. It hardly needs to be added that if Saddam does acquire the capability to deliver weapons of mass destruction, as he is almost certain to do if we continue along the present course, the safety of American troops in the region, of our friends and allies like Israel and the moderate Arab states, and a significant portion of the world’s supply of oil will all be put at hazard. As you have rightly declared, Mr. President, the security of the world in the first part of the 21st century will be determined largely by how we handle this threat.

Given the magnitude of the threat, the current policy, which depends for its success upon the steadfastness of our coalition partners and upon the cooperation of Saddam Hussein, is dangerously inadequate. The only acceptable strategy is one that eliminates the possibility that Iraq will be able to use or threaten to use weapons of mass destruction. In the near term, this means a willingness to undertake military action as diplomacy is clearly failing. In the long term, it means removing Saddam Hussein and his regime from power. That now needs to become the aim of American foreign policy.

We urge you to articulate this aim, and to turn your Administration's attention to implementing a strategy for removing Saddam's regime from power. This will require a full complement of diplomatic, political and military efforts. Although we are fully aware of the dangers and difficulties in implementing this policy, we believe the dangers of failing to do so are far greater. We believe the U.S. has the authority under existing UN resolutions to take the necessary steps, including military steps, to protect our vital interests in the Gulf. In any case, American policy cannot continue to be crippled by a misguided insistence on unanimity in the UN Security Council.

We urge you to act decisively. If you act now to end the threat of weapons of mass destruction against the U.S. or its allies, you will be acting in the most fundamental national security interests of the country. If we accept a course of weakness and drift, we put our interests and our future at risk.

Sincerely, PNAC [Continue Reading]

None of the Above should be a Valid Choice on Voter Ballots!

Dahbud Mensch ~ Stuck in the middle with Who?


Summertime, Charlie Parker via Shangrila Club

Brown Shirts 1939 @ Madison Square Garden
Brown Shirts 1939 @ Madison Square Garden

Potus Exostosis
Trump approves missile strike, aborts before launch
due to premature ejaculation?

Show me where he touched you
Show me where Uncle Joe touched you
and what Politician DNC Debbie did

Promises to impeach sitting table?

None of the Above should be a Valid Choice on Voter Ballots!

Boptime ~ Steven Leech

Even Steven's Boptime

Boptime begins at 6am (EDT) with an hour of oldies back to back to back. At 7am (EDT) Rockabilly Ridge with Michael Ace brings us those rare tunes with a theme. The ladies began to break through the rock n’ roll music world early 1960s, so for this day in 1962, with one exception, we turn the music over to girl groups and solo female artists from this day in 1962. That one exception is the huge #1 tune, which dominated all the charts. At 9am (EDT) we bop up one year to this day in 1963. ~ Steve

P.S. Please check out the latest Dreamstreets. There's embedded audio in the issue, which includes a ghost in my article/story, "Poe Dreams Beyond the Veil."

Dreamstreets #61
DREAMSTREETS #61
http://www.dreamstreetsarchive.com

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Real Potatoes

Jon Stewart's Speech to Congress

I want to thank Mr. Collins and Mr. Nadler for putting this together. But as I sit here today, I can’t help but think what an incredible metaphor this room is for the entire process that getting health care benefits for 9/11 first responders has come to. Behind me, a filled room of 9/11 first responders and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress.

Sick and dying, they brought themselves down here to speak to no one. Shameful. It’s an embarrassment to the country and it’s a stain on this institution. And you should be ashamed of yourselves for those that aren’t here. But you won’t be because accountability doesn’t appear to be something that occurs in this chamber.

We don’t want to be here. Lou ​(Alvarez) doesn't want to be here. None of these people want to be here. But they are, and they’re not here for themselves. They’re here to continue fighting for what’s right.

Lou’s going to go back for his 69th chemo. The great Ray Pfeifer would come down here, his body riddled with cancer and pain, where he couldn't walk, and the disrespect shown to him and to the other lobbyists on this bill is utterly unacceptable.

You know, I would be so angry at the latest injustice that’s been done to these men and women. Another business card thrown our way as a way of shooing us away like children trick-or-treating rather than the heroes that they are and will always be. Ray would say, “Calm down,​ Jonny, calm down. I got all the cards I need.” And he would tap his pocket where he kept prayer cards. Three hundred forty-three firefighters.

The official FDNY response time to 9/11 was five seconds. Five seconds. That’s how long it took for FDNY, for NYPD, for Port Authority, EMS to respond to an urgent need from the public. Five seconds. Hundreds died in an instant. Thousands more poured in to continue to fight for their brothers and sisters.

The breathing problems started almost immediately and they were told they weren't sick, they were crazy. And then, as the illnesses got worse, and things became more apparent, “Well,​ okay, you’re sick,​ but it’s not from the pile.” And then when the science became irrefutable, “Okay, it’s the pile, but this is a New York issue. I don’t know if we have the money.”

And I’m sorry if I sound angry and undiplomatic. But I’m angry, and you should be too, and they’re all angry as well and they have every justification to be that way. There is not a person here, there is not an empty chair on that stage that didn’t tweet out “Never Forget the heroes of 9/11. Never forget their bravery. Never forget what they did, what they gave to this country.” Well, here they are. And where are they? And it would be one thing if their callous indifference and rank hypocrisy were benign, but it’s not. Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time. It’s the one thing they’re running out of.

This should be flipped, this hearing should be flipped. These men and women should be up on that stage and Congress should be down here answering their questions as to why this is so damn hard and takes so damn long,​ and why no matter what they get, something’s always pulled back and they gotta come back.

Mr. ​(Mike) ​Johnson​ (R-La.)​, you made a point earlier and it is one we’ve heard over and over again in these halls, and I couldn’t help but to answer it,​ which was you guys are obviously heroes and 9/11 was a big deal but we have a lot of stuff here to do and we’ve got to make sure there’s money for a variety of disasters, hurricanes and tornadoes. But this wasn’t a hurricane. And this wasn’t a tornado, and by the way, that’s your job anyway. We can’t fund these programs. You can.

Setting aside that,​ no American in this country should face financial ruin because of a health issue. Certainly 9/11 first responders shouldn’t decide whether to live or to have a place to live. And the idea that you can give them only five more years of the VCF because you’re not quite sure what’s gonna happen five years from now. Well, I can tell you, I’m pretty sure what’s going to happen five years from now. More of these men and women are going to get sick and they are going to die. And I am awfully tired of hearing that it’s a 9/11 New York issue. Al Qaeda didn’t shout “Death to Tribeca.” They attacked America,​ and these men and women and their response to it is what brought our country back. It’s what gave a reeling nation a solid foundation to stand back upon. To remind us of why this country is great, of why this country is worth fighting for.

And you are ignoring them. You can end it tomorrow. Why this bill isn’t unanimous consent and a standalone issue is beyond my comprehension, and I’ve yet to hear a reasonable explanation for why it’ll get stuck in some transportation bill or some appropriations bill and get sent over to the Senate, where a certain someone from the Senate will use it as a political football to get themselves maybe another new import tax on petroleum, because that’s what happened to us in 2015.

And we won’t allow it to happen again. Thank God for people like John Feals, thank God for people like Ray Pfeifer, thank God for all these people who will not let it happen. They responded in five seconds. They did their jobs with courage, grace, tenacity, humility. Eighteen years later, do yours. Thank you.


Summertime via Alp Özgirgin

Boptime ~ Steven Leech

Even Steven's Boptime

Boptime begins at 6am (EDT) with an hour of oldies back to back to back. At 7am (EDT) Rockabilly Ridge returns with Michael Ace. At 8am (EDT) we bop back to this day in 1952. The Korean War was raging and President Harry Truman was a lame duck. At 9am (EDT) we bop up a year to 1953. The end of the War in Korea may end any day, with a new President Eisenhower, and the recent death of Stalin and impending deaths of the Rosenbergs. ~ Steve

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A “Rockin Tie” Lloyd’s French Tickler via The Stripset

Karl Cohen ~ Association International du Film d'Animation SF Newsletter

Karl Cohen: Cartoon King
by Doniphan Blair @ cinesource

KARL COHEN WAS NOT SIMPLY crowned king of Bay Area animation curation, a concept that would offend his egalitarian sensibilities; indeed, he had to slowly crawl his way to the top.

After growing up a nerdy, film-obsessed kid in 1950s Washington, DC, and getting his BA there, he headed west. Matriculating at the University of California, Berkeley, for an MA in art history, he barely graduated given that the Free Speech Movement exploded on campus, in his senior year, 1965.

“I got radicalized one morning as I was going to class,” he told me recently. “I saw limp protesters being hauled out of the administration building and tossed into paddy wagons. That was a horrible moment for me. I joined the picket line to show my support.”

Decamping shortly thereafter back to Squaresville, he pursued his chosen metier at the Des Moines Art Center, in Iowa, where he taught art history, and then the Toledo Museum of Art, in Ohio.

Within six years, however, he was back in the thick of it, moving to the Haight-Ashbury and showing his rapidly expanding film collection to the hippies, then the beats in North Beach and eventually all over.

Soon landing teaching gigs at almost every film department in the Bay Area, he became a fixture in the light show, film display and animation scene, which had kicked off locally a decade earlier with the arrival of blacklisted Disney animator David Hilberman at San Francisco State, in 1967.
~ [Continue reading at cineSOURCE, film, art, and ideas for N. California]

ASIFA-SF Newsletter

ASIFA-SF May 2019 Newsletter [PDF Format]

Notes from ~@~


The Rolling Stones | Doom and Gloom via Trunk Animation

Point of View

Oddly satisfying dump _or_ The Most Satisfying Post in the World ever made

Notes from ~@~

Remembering the USS Liberty, 8 June 1967

Notes from ~@~

In Memory of Mac
(Dr. John the Night Tripper)

Mac (Dr. John) was an incredible human being and one of the folks that played for Emmett Grogan’s wake at the United State Cafe. He will sincerely be missed! ~@~


“A Conversation With The Nite Tripper” The Dr. John Interview via The Pace Report

Dr. John, New Orleans Music Icon, Dies at 77

by Chris Morris @ Variety via Amestizo

Steven Leech ~ Boptime

Even Steven's Boptime

Boptime begins at 6am (EDT) with an hour of oldies back to back to back. At 7am (EDT) it’s the first part of The Secret City of Jazz. Beginning at 8am (EDT) it’s Clifford’s Corner with co-hosts Kitty Mayo and Larry Williams. We start off by honoring the memory of Wilmington’s famous jazz artist Clifford Brown, who died tragically in June 1956, then continue with more jazz rarities. After that we’ll play some choice, rare Detroit R&B from the early to mid 1960s from the Fortune, LuPine and early, early Motown and Tamla labels. ~ Steve

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Dahbud Mensch ~ Stuck in the middle with Who?


Peter Gabriel, In Your Eyes (Secret World Live) with late, great Papa Wemba via Real World

Read the Mueller Report, it’s your patriotic duty

by Steve Duin | For The Oregonian/OregonLive

Free Mueller Report audio book

by Audible @ Amazon

Searchable Document and Index

Mueller Report by the New York Times, April 18, 2019

Redacted Mueller report

by Politico Staff 04/18/2019 02:32 PM EDT

We Are Mueller, She Wrote

Mueller She Wrote is a binder full of women unraveling the mysteries of the Mueller investigation. Join us each week as your hosts simplify the absurd amount of Mueller news and wrap it up into informative, hilarious bites. MSW is committed to separating the facts from conjecture with just the right amount of snark.

COME FOR THE NEWS, STAY FOR THE FANTASY INDICTMENT DRAFT!

Orange is the new red, Anarchybare

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of “the fascists of the 20th century” in an explosive intervention before the US president’s state visit to London that begins on Monday.

Fascism
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Source

Fascism (/ˈfæʃɪzəm/) is a form of radical, right-wingauthoritarian ultranationalism,[1][2][3][4] characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition, and strong regimentation of society and of the economy,[5] which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.[6] The first fascist movements emerged in Italy during World War I before it spread to other European countries.[6] Opposed to liberalismMarxism, and anarchism, fascism is placed on the far-right within the traditional left–right spectrum.[6][7][8][9][10][11]

Fascists saw World War I as a revolution that brought massive changes to the nature of war, society, the state, and technology. The advent of total war and the total mass mobilization of society had broken down the distinction between civilians and combatants. A "military citizenship" arose in which all citizens were involved with the military in some manner during the war.[12][13] The war had resulted in the rise of a powerful state capable of mobilizing millions of people to serve on the front lines and providing economic production and logistics to support them, as well as having unprecedented authority to intervene in the lives of citizens.[12][13]

Where will you stand? With Ministers of Satan worshiping an orange calf or with Jesus throwing money changers out of the temple

Fascists believe that liberal democracy is obsolete and regard the complete mobilization of society under a totalitarian one-party state as necessary to prepare a nation for armed conflict and to respond effectively to economic difficulties.[14] Such a state is led by a strong leader—such as a dictator and a martial government composed of the members of the governing fascist party—to forge national unity and maintain a stable and orderly society.[14] Fascism rejects assertions that violence is automatically negative in nature and views political violence, war, and imperialism as means that can achieve national rejuvenation.[15][16][17][18] Fascists advocate a mixed economy, with the principal goal of achieving autarky (national economic self-sufficiency) through protectionist and interventionist economic policies.[19]

Since the end of World War II in 1945, few parties have openly described themselves as fascist, and the term is instead now usually used pejoratively by political opponents. The descriptions neo-fascist or post-fascist are sometimes applied more formally to describe parties of the far-right with ideologies similar to, or rooted in, 20th-century fascist movements.[6][20] ~ [Continue reading at Wikipedia]

Nobody Cares
The sky is falling!

What do you do?
An illustration in New Barnes Reader vol.1, New York, 1916 ~ from the story "Chicken Little".

Fascism and ideology
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Source

The history of Fascist ideology is long and involves many sources. Fascists took inspiration from sources as ancient as the Spartans for their focus on racial purity and their emphasis on rule by an elite minority. Fascism has also been connected to the ideals of Plato, though there are key differences between the two. Fascism styled itself as the ideological successor to Rome, particularly the Roman Empire. The Enlightenment-era concept of a "high and noble" Aryan culture [dubious – discuss] as opposed to a "parasitic" Semitic culture was core to Nazi racial views. From the same era, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's view on the absolute authority of the state also strongly influenced Fascist thinking. The French Revolution was a major influence insofar as the Nazis saw themselves as fighting back against many of the ideas which it brought to prominence, especially liberalismliberal democracy and racial equality, whereas on the other hand Fascism drew heavily on the revolutionary ideal of nationalism. Common themes among fascist movements include; nationalism (including racial nationalism), hierarchy and elitismmilitarismquasi-religionmasculinity and voluntarism. Other aspects of fascism such as its "myth of decadence", anti‐egalitarianism and totalitarianism can be seen to originate from these ideas. These fundamental aspects however, can be attributed to a concept known as "Palingenetic ultranationalism", a theory proposed by Roger Griffin, that fascism is essentially populist ultranationalism sacralized through the myth of national rebirth and regeneration. 

Its relationship with other ideologies of its day was complex, often at once adversarial and focused on co-opting their more popular aspects. Fascists supported limited, nominally private property rights and the profit motive of capitalism, but sought to eliminate the autonomy of large-scale capitalism by consolidating power with the state. They shared many of the goals of the conservatives of their day and often allied themselves with them by drawing recruits from disaffected conservative ranks, but presented themselves as holding a more modern ideology, with less focus on things like traditional religion. Fascism opposed the egalitarian (Völkisch equality) and international character of mainstream socialism, but sometimes sought to establish itself as an alternative "national" socialism. It strongly opposed liberalism, classical liberalismcommunismanarchism, and democratic socialism. [Continue reading at Wikipedia]

#cadetbonespurs hashtag on Instagram ~ Meme via blugal2020
The Trump family has no record of military service in
five generations, 2 world wars, and over 150 years.

Let that sink in

None of the Above should be a Valid Choice on Voter Ballots!

Notes from ~@~

June 4th, Forty-five Years Ago

Ashbury
Ashbury ~ Photo: C. Spangler

Notes from ~@~

In Memory of Our Dear Friend
Jeanni
Who passed peacefully
sitting on her porch, June 4, 2018

Jeanni Rasmussen and Elana Dawson September 28, 1984
Jeanni Rasmussen & Elana Dawson, Marin County, 28 September 1984 ~ Photo: Chris W Nelson

Steven Leech ~ Boptime

Even Steven's Boptime

Boptime begins at 6am (EDT) with an hour of oldies back to back to back. At 7am (EDT) we’ll hear Rockabilly Ridge with Michael Ace. At 8am (EDT) it’s the Morrie Sims Show with local jazz raconteur Maurice Sims, followed by the Delaware Rock & Roll Hall of Fame where we’ll sample the music of 2019 inductees Jimmy Stayton and his Rocka-Bye band, plus a little tidbit about “The Hep Ol’ Frog,” followed by some tunes from the Tradewinds with lead singer Carmen Poppiti, including an early solo recording from him. June was the month in 1956 that claimed the life of jazz great Clifford Brown. We’ll observed that tragic event by playing some rare live recordings from earlier in that year at 9am (EDT) on the Club Baby Grand that will include a session from Basin Street in New York City, as well as his final recording made just weeks before he died. ~ Steve

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Throughout America's adventure in free government, our basic purposes have been to keep the peace; to foster progress in human achievement, and to enhance liberty, dignity and integrity among people and among nations. To strive for less would be unworthy of a free and religious people. Any failure traceable to arrogance, or our lack of comprehension or readiness to sacrifice would inflict upon us grievous hurt both at home and abroad. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower


Corruption is Legal in America via Doku Mentor

None of the Above should be a Valid Choice on Voter Ballots!

Dahbud Mensch ~ Stuck in the middle with Who?

WAS LOBBYING IN THE UNITED STATES INTRODUCED BY SATAN OR POLITICIANS? ~ NOBODY SAYS LOBBYING IS A LEGAL FORM OF POLITICAL BRIBERY OR EXTORTION! ~ NONE of the ABOVE should be a valid choice on voter ballots and Nobody should be President 2020!

Lobbying in the United States describes paid activity in which special interests hire well-connected professional advocates, often lawyers, to argue for specific legislation in decision-making bodies such as the United States Congress. It is a highly controversial phenomenon, often seen in a negative light by journalists and the American public, with some critics describing it as a legal form of bribery or extortion. While lobbying is subject to extensive and often complex rules which, if not followed, can lead to penalties including jail, the activity of lobbying has been interpreted by court rulings as constitutionally protected free speech and a way to petition the government for the redress of grievances, two of the freedoms protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution. Since the 1970s, lobbying activity has grown immensely in the United States in terms of the numbers of lobbyists and the size of lobbying budgets, and has become the focus of much criticism of American governance. [Continue reading at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia]

None of the Above should be a Valid Choice on Voter Ballots!

Dahbud Mensch ~ Hypocrite Watch

Hypocrisy ~ The practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform; pretense.

TFQ, (Table Fetish Queen) a.k.a. Nancy Pelosi, has up to one million dollars invested in Facebook; a company, she said on Wednesday, that was a "willing enabler of Russian interference" in the 2016 election. In turn, could one say Nancy Pelosi was responsible for GOP Republicans winning that election ???

Fragrant Dickhead
Harvard Law Professor Calls Senator Mitch McConnell a ‘Flagrant Dickhead

None of the Above should be a Valid Choice on Voter Ballots!

Dahbud Mensch ~ Stuck in the middle with Who?

Why do The People stand by and watch America get raped over and over by authoritarian oligarch, traitor, swine?

This (sic) bumpersnicker is in memory of Paul Krassner's Communism bumper sticker
In memory of Paul Krassner's Communism! (sic) bumpersnicker

Politicians Authorize Murder of Students
May 15, 1969 ~ May 4, 1970 ~ May 14, 1970
and
What about the tens of thousands of women & children Politicians murdered over a GOP, Neocon, DNC Supported,
WMD lie ? == they knew 1/2 of iraq's population was under 15 !

Make America Communist
Russia 'helped
me get elected
'

Russia helped me get elected

Paul Krassner BumperSnicker
Paul Krassner's (sic) bumpersnicker, with forward by, Kurt Vonnegut 1996

None of the Above should be a Valid Choice on Voter Ballots!

Dahbud Mensch ~ Stuck in the middle with Who?


The Staple Singers ~ Respect Yourself (from Soul Train) via Domo

The GOD of Christians, Muslims, and Jews said,

Thou Shalt Not Kill, Steal, Commit Adultery, Covet Thy Neighbors Wife, Bear False Witness Against Thy Neighbor, amongst other things, and...

Jesus extended this concept when he said...

Christians are to no longer execute sinners, so they should not wage carnal war, but spiritual warfare ~ (John 18:36; 2 Corinthians 10:1-6; Ephesians 6:10-18; 1 Timothy 1:18-20; 6:11-14; 2 Timothy 2:3-5; 4:6-8)

Christians must be peacemakers forgiving those who do them harm treating their enemies with love and not seeking revenge ~ (Matthew 5:9, Romans 14:19), (Ephesians 4:29-32; Colossians 3:12-14; Matthew 6:9-15; Mark 11:25-26), (Luke 6:27-36) (Romans 12:17-21; 1 Peter 3:8-12)

Hatred, which is the same as murder, is unforgiving, vengeful and hostile towards one's enemies ~ (1 John 3:15)

but y'all seem hell-bent on creating a עֵגֶּל הַזָהָב,

The Worship of the Golden Calf by Filippino Lippi (1457–1504)
He required everyone to have an ID card. Nobody could buy groceries or anything
without a GOP/DNC Repubcrat ID! ~ Worship of the Golden Calf by Filippino Lippi

...begging the question, "WTF is wrong with you?"

2 PETER 2:1 ~ But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.

2 PETER 2:2 ~ And many shall follow their pernicious ways; by reason of whom the way of truth shall be evil spoken of.

2 PETER 2:3 ~ And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you: whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not, and their damnation slumbereth not.

Satan's demons take on the image of God similar to that done in Eden ~ 2 Corinthians, 11:14 (How else do they take control of earth?)

Antichrist is variously understood as being a consummately evil system of government or leader.

Antichrist will be a leader who deceives many people.

Antichrist will divide the world and create war without end.

Antichrist will declare that things which are evil to be good.

Antichrist will refer to war as peace, death as a solution for justice, & serving the wealthy as a means of helping the poor.

Many nations will recognize that he is evil, but his own people will be inclined to believe his deceptions.


Somebody’s Fool, Spo-Dee-O-Dee ~ Rhythm Bomb/ Sleazy Records via Bopflix Films, Vimeo

Don't miss out on a blessing because it isn't packaged the way you expect!

Disclaimer #4

4. Life is like photography. You use the negative to develop.

by Albert Lloyd Tarter
What In Tarnation?


Leningrad Cowboys, Happy Being Miserable via Leningrad Cowboys Official

Disclaimer #6

6. If we want world peace, we must let go of our attachments and truly live like nomads. That's where I no mad at you, you no mad at me. That way, there'll surely be nomadness on the planet. And peace begins with each of us. A little peace here, a little peace there, pretty soon all the peaces will fit together to make one big peace everywhere.


Nothing else matters, Metallica arr. Karianne Brouwer violin, Maaike Schoenmaker cello

Notes from ~@~

Freedom of expression and freedom of speech aren't really important unless they're heard...It's hard for me to stay silent when I keep hearing that peace is only attainable through war. And there's nothing more scary than watching ignorance in action. So I dedicated this Emmy to all the people who feel compelled to speak out and not afraid to speak to power and won't shut up and refuse to be silenced.Tom Smothers


Carlin Step, DJ Steve Porter & Eli Wilkie from Roland Kardeby


The Great Bell Chant (The End of Suffering) from R Smittenaar

Beautiful Child


One Day, Matisyahu via ShalomLearning


Unsung Hero from Rattakarn Srithavatchai "Garn"

Amestizo ~ Shaman


The Dhammapada (Sayings of the Buddha) via resonantfrequency17 via Amestizo

Sprung ~ Springer Enthusiast

In Memory of Our Dear Friend
Mike Wilhelm
March 18, 1942 ~ May 14, 2019

Mike Wilhelm
Mike Wilhelm & Sprung (Curtis) ~ Sprung Music ~ Podcast Music Photo: Ann Hackett

Mount Konocti, Lake County, CA ~ Mike Wilhelm on the XS Yamaha & Sprung's FXSTS
Mount Konocti, Lake County, CA ~ Mike Wilhelm on the XS Yamaha & Sprung's FXSTS

Jim Trout and Mike WilhelmJim Trout
Also remembering Jim Trout, who rode with us. Photographs: C. Spangler

The Sacred Clowns ~ Heyókȟa

The Heyókȟa symbolize and portray many aspects of the sacred, the Wakȟáŋ. Their satire presents important questions by fooling around. They ask difficult questions, and say things others are too afraid to say. By reading between the lines, the audience is able to think about things not usually thought about, or to look at things in a different way.

Principally, the Heyókȟa functions both as a mirror and a teacher, using extreme behaviors to mirror others, thereby forcing them to examine their own doubts, fears, hatreds, and weaknesses. Heyókȟas also have the power to heal emotional pain; such power comes from the experience of shame--they sing of shameful events in their lives, beg for food, and live as clowns. They provoke laughter in distressing situations of despair and provoke fear and chaos when people feel complacent and overly secure, to keep them from taking themselves too seriously or believing they are more powerful than they are.

In addition, sacred clowns serve an important role in shaping tribal codes. Heyókȟa's don't seem to care about taboos, rules, regulations, social norms, or boundaries. Paradoxically, however, it is by violating these norms and taboos that they help to define the accepted boundaries, rules, and societal guidelines for ethical and moral behavior. This is because they are the only ones who can ask "Why?" about sensitive topics and employ satire to question the specialists and carriers of sacred knowledge or those in positions of power and authority. In doing so, they demonstrate concretely the theories of balance and imbalance. Their role is to penetrate deception, turn over rocks, and create a deeper awareness.

Develop Your Mind, Not Sacred Sites

Develop Your Mind, Not Sacred Sites

Cree Prophecy

Only after the last tree has been cut down,

Only after the last river has been poisoned,

Only after the last fish has been caught,

Only then will you find money cannot be eaten.

Nobody for President ~ NONE of the ABOVE should be a choice on voter ballots

Curtis Spangler & Wavy Gravy, Nobody for President San Francisco Rally, October 12, 1976 - Photograph: James Stark
C. Spangler & Wavy Gravy, Nobody for President, 197610.12 ~ Photo: James Stark

American Dream, George Carlin via Ishtar [Not Work Safe] Nobody should have that much power
Nobody for President 2020 = NONE OF THE ABOVE on Voter Ballots

Message via Mike Pinder

Oh, I hope that I see you again I never even caught your name As you looked through my window pane ~ So I'm writing this message today I'm thinking that you'll have a way Of hearing the notes in my tune ~ Where are you going? Where have you been? I can imagine other worlds you have seen ~ Beautiful faces and music so serene ~ So I do hope I see you again My universal citizen You went as quickly as you came ~ You know the power Your love is right You have good reason To stay out of sight ~~ But break our illusions and help us Be the light ~ by Mike Pinder


Why I Think This World Should End, Prince EA via Prince EA
Without love in the dream, it will never come true. ~ Jerry Garcia/Robert Hunter
And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make. ~ John Lennon

Artist, John Flores



The man whispered, "God, speak to me" and a meadowlark sang. But the man did not hear. So the man yelled "God, speak to me" and the thunder rolled across the sky. But the man did not listen. The man looked around and said, "God let me see you" and a star shined brightly. But the man did not notice. And the man shouted, "God show me a miracle" and a life was born. But the man did not know. So the man cried out in despair, "Touch me God, and let me know you are there" Whereupon God reached down and touched the man, But the man brushed the butterfly away and walked on.

Somebody is looking at whatever you do, so always present your most charming you
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