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What “is,” tragically, now is - 10 December 2016

Coward Kerry promised the world that Terrorist Trump can’t change the United States government’s commitment to NATO.  That’s one thing the executive power of any President of the United States can do with no approval from Congress.  Such would be a silly circus were it not crucial to world peace.

But such as Chris Cillizza’s blue glasses and S. E. Cupp’s collection of “designer” glass are a symbol of pundits working to make it a silly spectacle.  They talk against Terrorist Trump as absurdly as Dingdong Donald talks about them and everyone else.  And such did the same while Bubba Bill was making asses of them.

And now Dingdong Donald says he’ll nominate a founder and former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment to administer the Small Business Administration.  The WWE, under her guidance, grew from being a small business to being a huge business.  But questions are what that did and for whom.


Babies and bathwater - 9 December 2016

Why, considering that the Ayatollah Khomeini was Time’s Person of the Year the year Iran held hostage most of the staff of the United States Embassy in Teheran, would anyone not expect Terrorist Trump to be Time’s Person of the Year this year?

But Dingdong Donald has done one thing that no reasonable person would decry.  He talked with Taiwan’s President as Coward Kerry talked with Iran’s foreign minister a few months ago.  Not accepting Taiwan’s government’s claim that Taiwan is China is no reason not to discuss the question with its president.

And why, considering that the movie The Last Samurai is a story of redemption and resignation from war to peace and love in a village away from all that, do people say it’s no good because it portrays the violence of war and has Tom Cruise in it?


Selling people down the river - 8 December 2016

Mass Media often deliver what they call fake news and now are saying that a son of Terrorist Trump’s selection to be his National Security Advisor was complicit in “fake news” that “inspired” a nutcase to take an assault rifle to a family pizza restaurant to “investigate” whether Cackle Clinton is a “child trafficker,” and so now we the people must ask ourselves which news is fake, and which of it’s relevant to national security.

And, meanwhile, an active duty Navy admiral is the principal spokesperson for our State Department, while we have a statutory proscription against someone who was an Army general leading our Defense Department, years after he left active duty.  And media are questioning whether Terrorist Trump can or should stop listening to his children.  Duh.

And a Louisiana Sherriff held a news conference to call a witness a liar and say he said he was a “punk-ass faggot.”  And MSNBC reported that as though the words were the sheriffs and inappropriate for television.  Both MSNBC and the sheriff were off base.


The cabinet and the box - 7 December 2016

Now Terrorist Trump says he’ll nominate Creepy Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.  Remember that Doctor Carson excused his refusal to be Secretary of Health and Human Services by saying that he had no government experience and that his accepting a government position might “cripple the presidency.”  And remember that admitted that he tried to stab a friend to death when he was a child.

Creepy Carson’s lack of integrity is at least as “deplorable” as Cackle Clinton’s.  And also deplorable are the people who voted for Terrorist Trump while calling themselves Christians while their notion of faith and fiscal competiveness is playing the lottery or vacationing in Vegas.  Oriental religions say we humans need dominion over ourselves.

Dominion over the beasts is scavenging, and humans have evolved into trying to dominate other humans, to scavenge from them.  And the Terrorist Trump presidency promises evolution into survival of having fits.  Let Terrorist Trump tweet that.


Ray Ruby rationale - 6 December 2016

The Judaic Anti-Defamation League is influencing the United States government by calling United States Congressional Representative Keith Ellison anti-Semitic because he correctly pointed out that the United States government is letting seven million Semitic Hebrews influence United States policy against 350 million Semitic Arabs.  And Fox News is promoting Terrorist Trump partly by promoting Eric Bolling and Greg Gutfeld by pitting against them people proving themselves ignorant while ostensibly arguing against them.  Carnies call stooges like them and Pandering Pence sticks.

The reason the Occupy Wall Street movement failed is that the people promoting it were people who don’t know the difference between Wall Street and Las Vegas.  And we can call Terrorist Trump and his Philippine pal who called Obama a son of a whore sons of bitches if we to wish to deprecate female dogs.  And the guy who killed the guy people say killed Camelot Kennedy was a strip joint owner and a whore monger.

The reason the United States government can’t recognize officially that Tai Wan is a sovereign nation is that the Tai Wan government says China is part of its sovereignty while it’s on an island not in China while China has its own government.


History and hysteria - 5 December 2016

The Jefferson Davis party, after calling Terrorist Trump a racist, is responding to its loss of the Whitehouse by taking Bubba Bill’s advice and trying to return to attracting the Jefferson Davis voters Terrorist Trump attracted.  Listen to all its waffling to avoid making African American Islamic Keith Ellison Chairman of the Democratic National Committee.  The main hogwash its spewing is that his political position would distract.

But, while Terrorist Trump is packing his cabinet with military leaders, other military veterans are offering the only apology the United States has offered to people from whom its founding colonists took what we call the land of the free.  Two thousand veterans are standing by Sioux in North Dakota.  They’re protesting losing more land.

Consider the differences between Terrorist Trump and George Herbert Walker Bush.  Bush quietly worked for a half century to end the Cold War while keeping it cold despite such as Camelot Kennedy.  Terrorist Trump is as noisy and incendiary as Kennedy.


What to whom? - 4 December 2016

James Arthur Ray is a “self-help” fraud who killed people by what he marketed and is back at it after his release from prison, and James Earl Ray killed the junior Martin Luther King and for it died in prison, but both James Rays are like Terrorist Trump.  Terrorist Trump’s campaign to preside over the government of the United States preached murderous racism by means common to “infomercials.”  And he’s still at it.

And ISIS inspires by the same means, and mass media preach against both Terrorist Trump and ISIS by those means, as do pharmaceutical companies selling us side effects.  And we the people swallow that hogwash, some of us swallowing some brands and some of us others, depending on our prejudices.  Research is rare.

The people who died for James Arthur Ray died both desperation and ignorance, and electing Terrorist Trump to preside over our government shall result in murdering people all over Earth, and in suicidal disunity in the United States.


Commerce and compassion - 3 December 2016

“I’m going to talk to the best people in America and make the best decision I can,” Pandering Priebus said Terrorist Trump said as though either competently can judge who or what is best, and pundits are saying Dingdong Donald shall “run the country.”

He and his family can run his company, but the President of the United States presides over our government, while all the people we the people elect to represent us run our country.

And pundits also ignorantly are telling us that our constitution’s “emoluments” clause against Presidents working for monarchies says he can’t run his company.


Truth and beauty and innocence - 2 December 2016

Part of the weirdness of the human tendency toward bigotry is the war against dandelions.  One pertinent question is how dandelions are uglier than grass, and another is why humans hate them enough to accept the trouble and expense of the war, and another is whether such humans believe in God.  If they do the most pertinent question is why they think God created dandelions only for humans to kill them.

And also pertinent is the question of why Moses thought God created the people of Canaan only for the Israelites to kill them.  But Muhammed agreed and said that the angel Gabriel told him that God creates some evil people and some good people.  He also said Gabriel told him that only God determines whether people believe in God.

And both Moses and Muhammad professed belief in the Ten Commandments.  Moses was more murderous, but Muhammad said Gabriel told him that God permits killing in self-defense, not excepting in mosques.  And Muhammad professed belief in Jesus.


Dog biscuit propaganda - 1 December 2016

And again.  A college student who survived a refugee camp in Pakistan is dead in Ohio because he committed suicide by police because of his despair from what we call Islamophobia.  By supporting it, our government and media pundits are driving ordinary people to despair, and saying ISIS inspired them.  ISIS is only capitalizing on the despair that our goofy pundits promote.  And we call the people we terrorize terrorists.

And ask yourself why the Café Versailles in Miami is a hangout for refugees from Cuba.  Versailles was the residence of the King of France who destroyed the economy of France by supporting the American Revolution.  But it’s more a symbol of decadence.

Most people who fled Castro fled because he cut off their cake from Batista.


Blowing Pyrrhic horns - 30 November 2016

“What does a Pope do?” Fidel Castro asked Pope Benedict XVI, the Nazi Pope who preceded the Jesuit Pope Francis.  The name Jill is an English form of the Judaic name “Jael,” and “Stein” is a name many Judaic people took in Germany, when more than ninety percent of Jews lived in Germany.  The book of Judges says that Jael beheaded a Philistine captain in his sleep after inviting him into her home for safe haven.  And now Jill Stein is embarrassing Heehaw Hillary by faking opposition to Terrorist Trump.  The word “bigot” originated from Old English for “by God” because of the Norman Conquest.

Bigotry has been bellicose since before Judaic scripture said Israelites took Jerusalem by trying to kill all the Jebusites before saying Jebusites took it back before a king of Judah killed more Jebusites to take it back.  And all that was before Greeks called Athena the goddess of both wisdom and war before Islam took Jerusalem from Judaism before Christians took it from Muslims.  And now the basis for the “war on terror” is Christian support of Judaic effort to reclaim Jerusalem from Islamic reclamation of it from Christianity.

And ISIS, obviously, is an Israeli counterintelligence operation, and Terrorist Trump talks as though he doesn’t know that, and Yahoo Netanyahu called Terrorist Trump a great friend of Israel, leaving the question of who’s controlling Jill Stein, if not Yahoos. And the Crown of Thorns is in a blood red box in a “cathedral,” and we the people of the greatest democracy elected Terrorist Trump, to preside over our government.  And we call trying to defend against all that radical.


Need and ability - 29 November 2016

Wacko Donald is dingdonging that Castro is dead, and so are Tea Party Ted and Cubio Rubio, and many Democrats.  The ideal of communist dictatorship is to force the sharing of wealth among all the people while the ideal of fascist dictatorship is to force most of the people to relinquish their wealth to a gaggle of people like Terrorist Trump.  And most of the people who fled from Castro to the United States were people whose wealth depended on the fascist dictator Batista, and Tea Party Ted lied that Castro kept Cubans from singing in the streets, after telling us that Batista tortured his father.

In Cuba, because of Camelot Kennedy, Corvairs have Russian front engines and rear differentials.  And current anti-Castro propaganda in the United States argues that the cause of the need to do that is communism and not the United States’ trade embargo.  But the craziest part of that situation is our six decades of bearing the Camelot grudge.

And you can bet that eventually Dingdong Donald shall have a resort at the Bay of Pigs.


Conflict and interest - 28 November 2016

Words are cheap.  Apologies are words.  Integrity doesn’t compromise.  Words in the mass media are saying Random Romney might apologize to Terrorist Trump.  And the media are asking not whether the apology shall be sincere but how public it may be.

But people don’t need to compromise to walk together.  The word “competition” originally meant walking together but now means running around or ahead or over.  The Congress of the United States walked together and worked together as recently as the last Bush administration.  But now the Republican Party has morphed into the tea party to try to trample the Democratic Party.  And “hypocrisy” is the basic byword of both.

Each party is promising mending while perpetuating mendacity.  What was the corridors of power is now the labyrinth of lies, and Mass media are promoting the shift, from Manhattan to Hollywood.  Consider Madison Avenue and the movie Lincoln.


The entertainment business - 27 November 2016

Terrorist Trump said he’d “love” to broker peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians because “nobody’s been able to do it.”  What he “loves” is thinking he’s more powerful than other people, and he wouldn’t give a rat’s ass for peace, except for that.  Yahoo Netanyahu said he’s a “great friend of Israel,” but his grotesque sense of grandiosity makes him no one’s friend, and that should terrify every one of us.

And Creepy Carson is like him.  Terrorist Trump asked that “doctor” to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Creepy Carson replied that he has no experience in government and that accordingly his performance in that position might “Cripple the Presidency.”  He and we must remember his campaign for the position he’d cripple.

People like Terrorist Trump and Creepy Carson apparently think they’re in a reality show while having no notion of reality outside their showmanship.  They’re as “presidential” as the Disney character Davy Crocket.  Remember the Alamo.


Passover - 26 November 2016

Terrorist Trump said he prays that we heal our differences, but he specified that the antecedent of his possessive pronoun “our” is we the people of the United States, and he didn’t say that we the people should heal our differences with other peoples.

That’s like Moses saying that God said that the Israelites and the strangers among them should have one law, while he also said that God exempted the strangers from the benefits of the law, requiring only that they obey the law.

And Trump has also specified that people the United States are different from and worse than we the European American people here while such differentiation is driving us to drugs and suicide.


Pain and gain - 25 November 2016

Democrats call themselves progressive and say their party has progressed from what it was when Jefferson Davis and Orval Faubus and George Wallace and Strom Thurmond and Jesse Helms were Democrats.  But now Terrorist Trump has terrorized them into regressing to trying to attract the racists who voted for Terrorist Trump.  Such hypocrisy is what Camelot Kennedy did for votes when Democrats’ deeds were in mass media.

Republicans call themselves conservative and say they’re conserving the laissez-faire economic theories that were popular in the United States at the time of its founding.  But now the leader of their party is tea party Terrorist Trump promising the protectionism that denies the inevitable laissez-faire of global economy.  Hitler applied such hypocrisy by calling his terrorism socialism and promising what we now call the European Union.

And we the people suck up such hypocrisy.  We fired Jimmy Carter for being progressive and fired George Herbert Walker Bush for being conservative.  And Jimmy Carter and George Herbert Walker Bush were the most socially laissez-faire Presidents of the twentieth century.  We say we want change while we rebel against the temporary suffering of transitions.  And we praise Reagan and Clinton for reaping the results.


Piteous Presbyterian pretention - 24 November 2016

Mass media continue to spew hogwash regarding Terrorist Trump.  He’s sucking all those people into interviews partly to “pick their brains” and partly to entertain us by showing us that they’re the suckers he says people are and partly to prove to himself that the word “entertainment” is etymologically a synonym for “sucking.”  He plainly promotes P. T. Barnum’s promoting his notion that “a sucker is born every minute.”

And a pundit called his taking the oath of office for the Presidency “putting his hand on the Bible.”  And another Pundit said he’s one of the “eastern cultural elites” and said he was referring to Wall Street while that term ordinarily refers to “Boston Brahmins” as though Puritans were Hindus.  And other pundits have called Islam an eastern religion as though it isn’t an outgrowth of Christianity that also originated in the Middle East.

Of the six most popular religions, Islam and Christianity grew from Judaism in the Middle East, after the three others originated far further east.  And each of the three Middle Eastern religions preaches bigotry while each of three Far Eastern religions promotes realizing universal unity.  A material and spiritual difference between bigotry and universal unity is the dichotomous difference between terrorism and compassion.


Trump vs. Nixon - 23 November 2016

Pence said on TV that Israel is “our most cherished ally,” and Giuliani said on TV that he “spends at least two hours with Bibi” whenever he’s in Israel, and Yahoo Netanyahu said on TV that Terrorist Trump is a “great friend of Israel.”

Apparently Terrorist Trump’s “secret” plan to defeat ISIS is to let people of the United States continue dying to fight Israel’s battles in the war against defense against Israel.

That, what we call the war on terror, is our longest war and includes Afghanistan and Iraq and Iran.


How great is the great white way? - 22 November 2016

The people saying that no reasonably rational people should accept positions in Terrorist Trump’s cabinet are as unreasonably irrational as the people who say that representatives of the United States government shouldn’t talk with their enemies.  But Mormon Mitt’s notion of “faith” is claiming that natives of this continent were Jews who fled the “promised land” to escape the “Babylonian captivity!”  Is that reasonable?

And Mike Pence has no clue what Terrorist Trump shall do to us and lies to us about what he’s done already.  That may be necessary for influencing him, but he might consider the fact that the President of the United States can’t “fire” the Vice President of the United States, and at least be honest with us!  Whom does he think he’s fooling?

But that actor shot his feet into his mouth, as Vice President Burr shot former Treasury Secretary Hamilton, to death.  Pence’s attendance at the play was most essentially an overture to diversity!  Why did that actor shoot him down for making that effort?


Progressively conserving liberalism - 21 November 2016

What we call “liberalism” is liberating unfortunate people from their misfortune at the cost of people fortunate enough to be able to pay taxes, and Borscht Bernie is arguing that the people who invest in providing jobs for people fortunate enough to work to earn the ability to pay taxes should pay taxes on what they invest in those people’s fortune, and they call the fact of that investment trickledown theory and say it’s unreasonable.

And “liberals” extend that notion of “entitlement” to being “pro-choice” to alienate babies from their unalienable “right to life.”  And they say that the taxpayers should also pay for that, for people who lack the fortune to pay for it, for any reason.  And “medical doctors” are building their fortunes on libertinism that includes that and pushing drugs.

And part of that problem is that it spreads such hedonism to the hinterlands.  A half century ago drug addiction in the United States nearly never existed outside urban areas.  But now many “rednecks” are drug addicts.


Company we creep - 20 November 2016

A CNN pundit said that passing the “nuclear football” would “change humanity” and “mankind.”  A question is what’s the difference between humanity and mankind and whether either includes the people of Japan.  And CNN also said that part of the reason for the election of Terrorist Trump is “fake news” and pointed fingers at “social media” while CNN and other TV networks also spew their hogwash on Facebook and Twitter.

And rising stars of David in Judaic Wolf Blitzer’s waffling for Terrorist Trump are Judaic Sara Murray and Judaic Rebecca Berg.  And they called Terrorist Trump’s promising to register travelers from terrorist countries promising to register travelers from Muslim countries.  The only nation calling itself a theocracy is Israel, and Israel calls itself not an Israelite nation but a Jewish nation, and such propaganda efforts are facetious fascism.

And CNN’s Judaic Jive Jake Turkey Tapper has produced a book chronicling the process that elected Terrorist Trump to preside over the government of the United States.  The first question is how CNN thinks we the people of the United States won’t recognize that CNN, to publish that book less than two weeks after the election, must have expected what it said couldn’t happened.  CNN is grotesquely untrustworthy.


What, exactly, is a Presbyterian? - 19 November 2016

Giuliani said Terrorist Trump shall be the United States’ CEO.  A CEO can fire members of his company, but no President of the United States can fire the citizens of the United States, while the citizens of the United States can fire Terrorist Trump in four years, when we see what he does to the United States, and he’s not our boss.  But also, a corporation’s board of directors can fire its CEO, while a cabinet can’t fire its President.

But we need to put blame where it belongs.  Media and government pundits will continue to support Israel’s aggression against Palestinians and to ignore the fact that ISIS is working for Israel.  And CNN’s Judaic Jive Jake Turkey Tapper already has produced a book chronicling the process of electing Presbyterian Dingdong Donald Terrorist Trump, indicating that he expected what he told us couldn’t happen.

And the Wounded Warrior Project is again raising its fraudulent head, and we can expect the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews to do the same, with the immoral encouragement of Terrorist Trump.  And note that, among the Judaic dominance of CNN, is its chief legal correspondent.  And remember that Congress impeached Bubba Bill but couldn’t fire him.  That job, we the people, is ours.


“Cowboys and Indians” - 18 November 2016

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up.  Mutual funds in United States stock are booming.  But mutual funds in international stocks are tanking.  That means that financial “experts” think the protectionism Dingdong Donald has promised shall be effective.  But more probably that shift shall be short term because globalization is inevitable.  I’m changing neither my fund portfolio nor my global investment strategy.

My mutual fund strategy is to shift among a mixture of domestic and international funds.  It’s to sell out of a fund when its gross growth since I invested in it exceeds five percent and shift my initial investment in that fund into one on my list in which I have no holding.  The one to which I shift the investment is the one showing the least gain.

That’s Warren Buffet’s common sense advice to “buy cheap and sell dear.”  Dingdong Donald’s protectionism works well in business but not in investment management.  It’s like what the CIA helped the Mujahedin do to Afghanistan.


Baloney and bombs - 17 November 2016

The Judaic Anti-Defamation League called Terrorist Trump anti-Semitic.  A Judaic Las Vegas casino billionaire contributed largely to Terrorist Trump’s campaign, and Terrorist Trump’s Judaic son-in-law participated in his campaign, and Ivanka Trump “converted” to Judaism.  And Terrorist Trump hasn’t spoken against Judaism, and far more Semitic people are Islamic than are Judaic, and Terrorist Trump as spoken much against Islam.

Terrorist Trump is the United States’ ISIS.  ISIS is an Israeli counter-intelligence operation, doing far more damage to Muslims than to Jews while calling itself Islamic, to create havoc in the Levant to draw sympathy to Israel.  Terrorist Trump is promising to create havoc in the Levant to draw hostility against Israel to the United States.

It’s the Republican version of Democratic sexism.  Consider Camelot Kennedy’s and Bubba Bill’s behavior before the Democratic Party nominated Heehaw Hillary Cackle Clinton to preside over our government.  It’s all bridges to bigotry.


Wishing and washing - 16 November 2016

Priebus is a panderer while Bannon is a bigot.  Terrorist Trump demands both pandering and bigotry.  And Priebus is also an attorney while Terrorist Trump thrives on litigation.  And media and government pundits are saying that Bannon may not believe what he says and are suddenly saying that Terrorist Trump may not.  Now those pundits are emulating Dingdong Donald by waffling all around what he and they have said.

And they’re also eulogizing Leonard Cohen by praising his song “Hallelujah.”  Cohen was Judaic, and that song blames the fall of Israel on women, as Christians generally blame the fall of humanity on women.  That’s irresponsible ignorance or sexist bigotry.

We should ask them what they think of Andrew Wyeth’s painting Christina’s World.


Trusting the nonsense in news - 15 November 2016

Heehaw Hillary campaigned on a claim that no one was ever more qualified to preside over our government, but no one has ever been more qualified to preside over our government and to lead the “free world” than was George Herbert Walker Bush, and people who would have voted for Dingdong Donald fired him with mass media help.

“How do you explain what happened Tuesday?” asked CNN’s Roman Catholic Smerconish, ignoring the obvious.  Many people voted their conscience, writing on their ballots names of people other than Terrorist Trump or Cackle Clinton and voting for Republicans to oppose Cackle Clinton, because CNN and other mass news media said Terrorist Trump nearly surely would lose.  What happened is that news media lied.

And their ignoring the resume of George Herbert Walker Bush, from his Yale economics degree through heading an oil company to the United States Congress to chairing the Republican Party to playing the “China card” as Ambassador to the United nations and Envoy to China to the CIA to the Vice Presidency, elected Bubba Bill.


Hats and horror - 14 November 2016

Moving our embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, besides being contrary to seven decades of international agreements, would make of the war on terror an international holocaust that might make 9/11 seem like the good old days.  And, if Gingrich and Giuliani shall be in Terrorist Trump’s cabinet, the likelihood of that’s happening is great.  And pulling the United States out of the Iran deal would increase the resulting horror.

And Gingrich called himself Lutheran and Southern Baptist while Giuliani calls himself Roman Catholic while Terrorist Trump says Presbyterian.  So one question, accepting that Trump has Las Vegas connections to Sheldon Adelson, is how Gingrich does.  And another is why Roman Catholic bishops dress as the Mikra says God directed Israel’s priests to dress.  And Gingrich lived for years in Orleans.  Consider la pucelle de la.

And consider that the Qur’an is more Christian than Judaic.  And also consider that the Mikra, which Christians call the Old Testament, says Judah married a Canaanite.  It says all his sons by her died childless, but it also says that all his descendants are a result of his copulating with a daughter-in-law of his, thinking she was a prostitute.  Judaism, besides being a religion, is descending from Judah.  And read Numbers 31.


Knowing more than the generals - 13 November 2016

Wolf Blitzer, the day after the election of Dingdong Donald to preside over the government of the United States, asked whether Terrorist Trump would keep his promise to move the United States Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.  Blitzer is Jewish, and so are CNN’s chief political correspondent and its chief media correspondent, and its chief national correspondent “converted” to Judaism to marry its chief political correspondent.  Jerusalem is on land Israel is occupying contrary to the 1948 United Nations mandate for Israel and contrary to many treaties since then.

And, from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to Steven Spielberg, Judaism has dominated Hollywood.  And Judaic billionaire Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson supported both Terrorist Trump and Dingdong Donald supporter Goofy Gingrich. And Judaic Newsweek Publisher Sidney Harman married Judaic California Congresswoman Jane Harman.  Yet Judaism is less than 2% of our population.  Think democracy.

And, while Israel isn’t a democracy but a theocracy, our government calls it a democracy and our ally and supports Israel’s breaking those treaties.  And we treat 1.6 billion Muslims as our enemy and wonder why such as 9/11 happens.  Just think.


But where do we go from here? - 12 November 2016

In Heehaw Hillary’s “concession” speech, she called her loss a championship and promised a reversal of it soon, in Dingdong Donald’s style.  And mass media financial pundits called a rise in the Dow Jones Industrial Average a day before the election a Hillarally while predicting more than a ninety percent chance of her election.  And that stock market rally continued for days after Cackle Clinton lost to Terrorist Trump.

Mass media rigged the election.  They exaggerated early voting and voting at the polls all day long on election day.  That, of course, encouraged people to stay at home on election day, while the Cackle Clinton campaign was begging people to vote, while Terrorist Trump voters turned out en masse.  Uneducated rural voters were the most likely to drive to the polls.  And yet the majority of the votes went to her and not to him.

But neither of them is democratic or republican.  Heehaw Hillary is a hypocrite of Jefferson Davis’ party while Dingdong Donald is a hypocrite of Abraham Lincoln’s party.  Heehaw Hillary emulates Camelot Kennedy’s lip service to African Americans for votes for the Democratic Party while Dingdong Donald emulates Strom Thurmond’s and Jesse Helms’ swallowing that hogwash and jumping ship to the Republican Party.


Falling on faces - 11 Noveber 2016

Apparently “political genius” Bubba Bill, knowing Dingdong Donald’s personality because it’s similar to his, put him up to running against Heehaw Hillary.  But perhaps Dingdong’s personality is more like Bubba’s than Bubba thought, and Dingdong successfully played the people of the United States as Bubba has.  Bubba survived impeachment, as Dingdong won the election, by knowing our personalities.

So, yes, the election was “rigged.”  And, also, the media helped rig it, by selling us Dingdong Donald as they sold us Bubba Bill, as they sell us advertising.  Note that media and government pundits during the campaign talked much less about managerial effectiveness than about market targeting, “staying on message” to unite one’s “base,” etc.

The national sport of Afghanistan is people on horses fighting over a goat.  The national sport of the United States is people on their feet fighting over a ball.  Dingdong Donald has no notion what either political or military leaders must do. 


Mel Brooks Gibson - 10 November 2016

Alas, poor Heehaw Hillary and Dingdong Donald, Congress shall now say.

Cackle Clinton’s political career has ended, and reasonable Congressional Republicans won’t support Terrorist Trump, in either the Senate or the House.

Neither will be able to preside over the government of the United States, because both committed political suicide while campaigning for the legal right to do it, effectually electing Congress to check the imbalance.

For the next two years, Republicans shall rebel against Donald, and Democrats shall control both houses for the last two years of Trump’s Presidency.

We the people of the United States are in for a creepy crappy four years.


Afghanistan without kings or communists or theology:

Ashes and Dust
Some memories and a novel available at :

Angels, a work in regress and progress .

Kim - a 1901 novel

Were all on Earth claiming or denying any sectarian religion to set aside their bigotry long enough to read this book carefully, they would lead the rest of us to understand and enjoy one another, and stop waging war.


The Red Tent - a 1997 novel

This is a beautiful book, a song from the spirit of bold-faced truth, selah.


Philomena - a 2013 film

A danger of this wonderfully accurate presentation is that other poor people might regard the heroine’s continuing loyalty to the Church as promoting such.  Saul of Tarsus suckered Jesus’ disciples into perverting Jesus’ ideals into the mammon mongering and power grubbing we now call Christianity.  And that perversion intimidated that poor woman and keeps intimidating countless others into paying to burn candles in fear for God’s eternal goodness to goodness.


Oranges and Sunshine - a 2011 film

This is a love story.  British and Australian government conspired to kidnap about 130,000 children and ship them from Britain to Australia for agricultural and sexual slavery.  This movie depicts the heroic efforts of one loving woman standing against all odds to return those children to whatever remained of what they’d loved.

What we the people of the United States call Jacksonian democracy was President Andrew Jackson’s telling the Governor of Georgia to ignore the United States Supreme Court’s support for the unalienable rights of the natives of the eastern side of this continent and kidnap many thousands of them and send them to the western side of this continent.

Decades after kidnapping the children, the British and Australian governments apologized to the children they’d kidnapped and enslaved and raped, but the United States government has never apologized to the thousands of men and women and children they kidnapped and killed by what reasonable people call the trail of tears.


Wrong is Right - a 1982 film

Every politician or soldier, every media executive or producer, every news media anchor or reporter, every sexist or racist or nationalist or Republican voter or Democrat voter, every Yankees fan or Red Socks fan and every other bigot picking one side against all other sides, for no reason other than putting his or her interests above all others’, without regard to history or common decency or other facts, should see this presentation and go back to school.


Modern Times a 1936 Film

Suddenly we live in a time long past the political issues of this film.  We have risen from all that to a complacency that has us calling communication tweeting and sexual companionship hooking up.  Such is how Greece and Rome fell.


Catch a Fire - a 2006 film

This film implies that white communists fronted Nelson Mandela and that he was sexually promiscuous, more than forty years after J. Edgar Hoover used the same approach against the junior Martin Luther King, and less than three years before Dirty Harry implied that a white soccer player saved South Africa.


Nixon - a 1995 film

This film begins with the correct caveat that it isn't the whole truth and may wholly misrepresent any truth, and the next screen quotes the evangel Matthew quoting Jesus, implying that Nixon sold his soul.  CNN calls Oliver Stone a controversial director, after his wife has turned the American Broadcasting Company's evening news into an all Advil Oprah drugh opera, like Stone's movies.

Whether or not Nixon told his mother to think of him as her faithful dog, a fact Stone tries to soap or drug is that Nixon ended Johnson's insane war.  History allows no excuse for either Nixon's hubris or stones.  Or Hirohito's or Truman's or Kennedy's or Hoover's.

History allows no excuse for Hitler or Netanyahu.  Democracy needs objective reporting from ABC to Hollywood.  Stone is at least as contra-factual as Nixon.


Avatar - a 2009 film

The weirdest thing about this film is that nearly every mass media critic said its point was commercial technological superiority.  The point fair watchers find from this film is that technology should serve democracy, not superiority or demagoguery, not alienation.  Families risk death to flee Mexico to pick fruit for the free and legally republican citizens of the United States.

And, instead of welcoming them, the people too lazy to do such work create laws to keep them out.  They say that those people who can't afford immigration lawyers should not be allowed to attend their tea party.  They call fruit pickers drug dealers to get them out of their faces.

America, the land illegal immigrants stole from its natives, allows a population that sucks up to advertizing that it should be all Advil, while calling people not on Face Book degenerate.


Network - a 1976 film

Netflix, a generation after this film appeared, bills it as a prediction.  What it is is a fact of human life, recognizing that Jewish gold and Arabic black gold are no different in their effect on the ecumenical economy, the power of abstraction to make humans value hubris more than their lives.  It sold Archie Bunker and Tide as it sells Oprah Winfrey and Tylenol.


The Devil's Arithmetic - a 1999 film

The Israelis should remember the holocaust when they do what they're doing to the Palestinians.  Arithmetic is that the Israelis keep building settlements while the United States tells them to stop building but never to dismantle.  The "com" in compassion means with, and so compassion is a two way street and not a path of vengeance, and the Palestinians are more Semitic than the Israelis and neither German nor Egyptian.  Nothing is more holy than home, and God made the land three religions call holy the homeland of  people of many religions, long before crusades or jihads or the unprovoked Jericho slaughter.  And the land of the free calls the Israeli theocracy, Irgun terrorizing Fatah, democracy.


The Celestine Prophecy - a 1993 novel and a 2006 film

The novel is one of the few books whose promise bore out so poorly from its beginning that I couldn’t finish reading it.  And the film was more inane, beginning with someone saying he was a history teacher responding to someone saying he was an archeologist saying that the early church had buried the title prophecy in the 6th century A.D., by suggesting that Franciscans might have done it.  Francis began his life in the 12th century A.D.

The title prophecy says that the present millennium shall begin with people’s recognizing the violence that has pervaded history and stopping it.  Instead, the new millennium has begun with the historical inaccuracy of the Da Vinci Code making it the most selling novel of the first decade of this millennium.  But maybe we can take hope from that.

The prosperity of the last decade of the second millennium after Christ caused the recession of the first decade of the third millennium after Christ.  We hope that that might force teachers and students and everyone else to work for all living for awhile.



The Ten Commandments a 1966 film

This film begins with its producer saying its basis is scripture and historical documents and that Moses’ accomplishment was to free people from slavery   Next, the film misquotes the Torah and says Pharaoh’s daughter named him Moses because she drew him from water.  “Moses” is from Egyptian for “son”.

Dan Brown admits The Da Vinci Code to be fiction and still has nothing on Cecil B. DeMille for hogwash misrepresenting the Bible and history, and so we have to ask why this film raised no Roman Catholic outrage.  We’re thinking that maybe it’s sexism, since nearly no female character in it shows any purpose other than to fawn over men to give them sons or suck.  But the next question, after how the Motion Picture Association of America ignores its violence to rate it G, is why no Judaic outrage.  We’re thinking the Chosen might still be choosing the golden calf over the Ten Commandments, with help called Christian. 

The Bible says  the Israelites did to the Midianites, the people it says took Moses in and gave him their king’s daughter, worse than what Egypt did to them and worse than what the Nazis did to the Jews.  Maybe Israel let the film slide because it glosses over that and what Israel keeps trying to do to the Palestinians.


On the Trail of the Assassins - a 1978 book

The author, Jim Garrison, Orleans Parish District Attorney, the only person to prosecute anyone for the assassination of J. F. K., is as crazy as Ann Coulter and the persons he accuses, if he wrote the book.  The book falls apart in many ways incidental to Garrison's hubris or paranoia.

One way is by its inclusion of the terms “false sponsor” and “sheep-dipping”.  The people Garrison tracked must have been sheep-dipped false sponsors, as he must have been on the other side of the coin his book flips like dice.  The people he accuses range from the CIA to Johnny Carson, as though that huge body of people could have kept such complicity from the huge body of people with whom they associate, and so on to all of Earth.

Another way is in its assignment of motive, a factor essential to any prosecution in court.  Garrison would have us believe that hundreds of people in a dozen government agencies conspired against Kennedy on the basis of their belief that he was going to prevent the war in Vietnam.  Besides the question of why anyone wouldn’t like that, a fact is that Kennedy sent more troops to Vietnam than Eisenhower had.  We suspect a more obvious motive for that assassination, far beyond New Orleans.

Kennedy killed those people at the Bay of Pigs, by changing the original CIA plan and refusing to accept responsibility.  Kennedy changed United States relations with the Soviet Union from checkers to the verge of nuclear destruction of all life.  So, a few genuinely concerned persons at top levels of the Soviet and United States governments killed him to prevent that destruction.  The false sponsors must have been after the fact.   

I have no doubt that the assassination was a conspiracy, as we agree that Oswald couldn’t have done all the shooting.  But the human resources management of the deed must have been more constrained, leaving the smoke and mirrors the book sells to people as crazy as Garrison.


Idocracy - a 2005 film

This film predicts a future when people try to grow crops with Gatorade, where the hero saves the world by watering the crops.  In the present, people calling themselves environmentalist are trying to save the world by putting corn into gas tanks, while people around the world are starving.

That hero's name is Not Sure, while in this day and age people claiming to be smart say they're not sure, when truth they know is that they simply don't know.  Those people are the people who say we should do something for the people of Darfur while saying we shouldn't have done anything for the people of Iraq.  They are people like Mitt Romney and John Kerry, like Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon.

Those people are the people who put criminals above persons, who haven't had a chance to choose life better than crime and say their choice is compassionate, liberal.  As this film indicates, those people are already taking their world into the dust this film predicts.



Across the Universe a 2006 Film

The Beatles are a microcosm.  Kids sing about holding hands until they acquire power, and then they let go of their friends’ hands and their own minds, for what Solomon called vanity.  Like Greece and Rome, the United States were a world power before they alienated their kids in Birmingham and Vietnam, and those children turned their nation into an escape from everything.

The Beatles said they named themselves for the Beatitudes, before they turned to drugs, or after they rode them, to compromise, for fame.  Now, Lennon is dead, and McCartney is white bread, and the First World is all Advil.  Now, Lenin is dead, while Liverpool and the Irish suffer.  Viva Las Vegas, the ways of the world.

Irish and Iraqi suffer for no reason beyond the I in their names, as Israel suffers for no reason more than that humans prefer bigotry and drugs to the Ten Commandments, from the diamond minors in South Africa to the diamond merchants in New York, to you inactivists.


The Cotton Club - a 1984 film

My favorite lines in that film are from a white couple entering the club.  The white man says, “At least they don’t let niggers in here!”  The white woman asks, “They don’t let them into their own club?”

So Richard Gere gets billing over Gregory Hynes, two decades after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and now two more decades have passed, making more than forty years.  Bootleggers like the Kennedy’s owned Harlem in the roaring twenties, and now the Clintons have moved in!  How long, O Lord?

Now we’re engaged in a great civil war, to see whether Obama can run the Clintons out of Harlem, and the Whitehouse.  Cotton is white, while pickers are black, and now black has another fight to pick.


The Order of the Phoenix - a 2007 film

Harry Potter answered a question most of us think impossible.  The way to world peace is through the understanding that is friendship.

Nearly everyone claiming a religion claims it as a superstition, although every founder of every remaining major religion argued mainly one point, the sharing essential to prosperity, loving one’s neighbor.

Terror isn’t Islamic, as it isn’t Mosaic or Christian.  Terror comes from such as Crusades and Jihads.  Terror is in what Joshua did and in what Osama Bin Laden is doing and in what Hitler did and in what Israel is doing.  It's in what every bigot does, and it won’t stop until all of us stop trying to blame it on Moses or Muhammad or Jesus, on everyone but ourselves. 

It won’t stop until we stop making excuses to covet our neighbors’ land, until we stop perverting the teachings of the founders of our religions from the Rishi’s to Muhammad, into ignorance of them.

Only then shall we have something worth fighting for, and stop fighting.  The essential weapon for peace is not secret.  It’s plain.


The Last Hangman a 2005 film

Tolstoi said, in War and Peace, that the cause of the Napoleonic Wars was the first French corporal.  This film says the same, that the cause of killing is rationalizing some excuse for it, be it vengeance or following orders, or supporting one’s country, or one’s family, or oneself.  This film also says that we’re all in that craziness together, but it does not loudly enough say that, were each of us to refuse, it would all stop.  Snail darters would die of their own accord, and they and all else could rest in peace.  That Pierrepoint fellow was not the last hangman.


Meditation XVII - a 1623 sermon

John Donne, not Jack Kennedy or Ernest Hemingway, said this:  "No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's or of thine own were: any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee."


The Wind that Shakes the Barley - a 2006 film

This film shows that Ireland and Iraq are similar far beyond the fact that the names of both countries begin with "Ir" when written in the Roman alphabet.  Ireland means anger land, and anger dominates both countries.  And so does greed.

When an Irishman told us that the strife between Catholics and Protestants in his country has nothing to do with religion, we didn't understand.  This film explains.

And neither is the strife between Sunnis and Shiites in Iraq religious, and nor is Israel.


Eight Men Out a 1988 film

Consider the operant steps in this plot.  A team conspires to throw the World Series because its members think they’re underpaid.  Late in the series they decided not to throw the series because the bookies aren’t paying them.  None of them considers his family’s welfare until a thug for the bookies threatens to kill one’s wife.  A judge a salary offer before accepting responsibility for correcting all that.  A kid asks one of the players to say the mess ain’t so about baseball.  Joe, it was so in all professional sports then, and it’s so now.


Palestine: Peace, not Apartheid a 2006 book

Although Mr. Carter writes from the point of view and with the tone of his claim to Christianity, sometimes uses words and phrases particular to popular expression of persons calling themselves Christians, and occasionally points out facts particular to such persons, this book is nearly all factual.  That is, rather than expressing opinions, it mostly points out circumstances and events verifiable through public records.  Yet, it has a reputation for being controversial.

Of course the reason is that few people bother to differentiate between facts and opinions, because most people are as opinionated and biased as some say Jimmy Carter is, and few people bother to research public facts, much less see for themselves, as Mr. Carter has.  In fact, if the book has any shortcoming, it’s that Mr. Carter doesn’t succinctly point out the most significant facts defining the situation.

Those facts are: that Israelites or Israelis have been oppressing Philistines or Palestinians since the battle of Jericho, an onslaught with no provocation whatsoever; that Israelis have killed far more people and broken far more promises than Palestinians have; and that the 1967 Israeli state was not one nation until 1949.

Moreover, if that former head of government of the United States of America were to carry religious metaphors in defense of the United States of America, he might have pointed out how David defeated Goliath’s superior physical size.

Now, Israel has nuclear weapons and air superiority through military aid from first world nations, as European nations took superior weapon technology on the Crusades.

So, now, Islam is continuing Saladin's jihad, against the world whose trade center is now Wall Street.

All a president needs to do to stop the terror is be fair.

Smart is truth, beauty.


The Sound of Music - a 1965 film

This film, set at the beginning of World War II, screened at the beginning of the United States presidency's escalation of Truman's advisory mission in Vietnam into a full scale war Nixon would would end.

Three years earlier, West Side Story screened, asking the same questions.  One film is about nations, while the other is about gangs while the only difference is scale, while presidents have ignored the politics of both.

Both films, in retrospect, should cause us to ask why they didn't change humanity's prospects.  That is, we should ask why we care more now about American Idols than about the ordinary people of Iraq or Darfur.

Both films have iconic weaknesses.  In one, a poor nun saves a family of aristocrats, and the other's title suggests that west is better than east.  But the two share an eminently importantly iconic question.

How do you solve a problem like Maria?

The Time of Your Life - a 1948 film

This film set the theme for the best of Hollywood since.  We had a problem with its epitaph, when the bar owner took the sign out of the window inviting folks in to be themselves and tore it in two, saying that enough is enough.  But then we remembered that integrity is always exactly enough and shouldn't need a reminder!  What's your dream?


Shinea 1996 film

Nothing is more important than music.  Nothing is more important than the harmony of inspiration.  This film says that.

The horror of the holocaust lives on, from the horror of the captivity.  This film tries to deliver a lesson to the Germans and the Egyptians, and the Israelis, all of us.  The holy land is hardly holy, despite how the sun shines on Karn Hattin.  Why don't Christians visit the Mount of Beatitudes?

In the sixties, when the great society sent millions of Americans to kill Vietnamese doing nothing but trying to live their lives as best they could, a popular song borrowed a melody from Rachminov s second piano concerto and assigned it the lyrics “When I was young, I never needed anyone.  Making love was just for fun.  Those days are done.”

Rachmaninov’s third piano concert is more difficult to play than his second while his second, played more in the film, is more sweet.  And popular music is more sweet now, in the war on terror that has made Bethlehem a combat zone.  How is Christ's birthplace in the shadow of death?

Astrology, psychology, stars and butterflies, what life comes down to is common sense.  This film is quite lovely.


somewhere i have never traveled, gladly beyond - a 1931 poem

A Harvard poet wrote that poem between the two world wars, between his imprisonment in France for driving an ambulance and German imprisonment of France for nothing.

Films we find near to that poem are The Painted Veil and The Tiger and the Snow.  Both films show what love between two people should be, as they show what love is.

Imagine Nero walking the Great Wall, if you wish such as that.  We all must remember that our enormous room is a small roe's chest.  Otherwise we cannot love.



Paradise Road - a 1997 film

"Oh, my dear, that's one to tell your grand children. . . .  Don't worry:  I love God, even though I sometimes don't know what he's doing. . . .  Love is like a flame; it burns and is visible to all. . . .  None of us will ever leave Sumatra. . . . Amen."


Bound for Glorya 1943 autobiography

This book is exactly an autobiography.  Other works in that genre try to explain the effect of the life in question on others’ lives.  This book tells succinctly how Woody Guthrie grew to produce his effect.  Woody and his story are works of dynamic integrity.  We need to listen, closely.

Woody Guthrie was communist, in the sense that we all should share God's bounty.  He was not a Marxist or a Leninist or a Stalinist.  Nor was he a Washingtonist or a Jeffersonist.

Nor was he an Amerigo Vespugian or a Paulist or any other kind of excuse for a name.


Reflections of a Cold Warrior and From the Shadows 1996 memoires

Both authors were at the top level of the Central Intelligence Agency.  One planned the U2 project and the operation Kennedy turned into the debacle at Bay of Pigs.  The other, recruited into the agency from college during the Johnson administration, worked his way up to directing the agency during the first Bush administration.  But the first declines to blame Kennedy for the mess he made, and the second hardly mentions the former Director of Central Intelligence who appointed him to that position while President, making both books smoke screens for coversion.  But any competent CIA analyst could synthesize truth from the details.


Jude the Obscure - an 1895 novel

"Because we are too many."


Babel - a 2006 film

With great technical and aesthetic prowess, this film shows how cheap and cowardly and stupid humans have become, the abstraction of the word “humanitarian”.  Many of its details and time lines don’t work together, but neither do many humans attend much to what’s in their faces, rationalizing private greed against public concern.  Journalists and politicians and doctors and lawyers keep trying to take advantage of the weakness of humans trying to be as suicidal, self-destructive, as they are.  One of the twelve tasks of Hercules was to kill the Titan Antaeus, the difficulty being that Antaeus regained his strength whenever he was down to Earth.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences keeps proving itself Herculean.  But most important are our children.  Note the dedication.


The Milagro Beanfield War a 1988 film

This was a Sundance production.  It’s set in New Mexico, the state of the united ones whose flag represents the sun.  Its theme is the power of the people, and it shows how humans can unite for the best of their life and love, against the power of humans who unite for smaller selves.

But it waves a rabbit dead to excuse firing to frighten humans.  Beans contain as much protein as animal meat, leaving killing cattle less practical than killing trees for golfing.  Humans eat like pigs, but we work harder at it.

This film promotes considering the lilies of the field, while it promotes eating sparrows.   It does not pass through the eye of the needle.  But it helps.


Hollywood Ending a 2002 film

In this film, Woody Allen closes his career by admitting the cause of his success, that he has catered to hypochondriacs, people who seek only pity.  Aristotle pointed out the technical difficulties of the staging of his time, and the French called those limitations an ideal and adhered to that absurdity long after Shakespeare freed the rest of us, and long after Eisenstein offered us Shakespeare’s best wishes, and now their pride is in ennui.  Cinema, at its best, goes straight to our hearts by opening our eyes, not by giving us more weak excuses.  In this film, Allen admits he has nothing on Eastwood.  And cinema is still beginning.  To show, to move.  Just see.


The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter a 1940 novel

Richard Wright said that Ms. McCullers accepted blacks.  More recently, linguists have called the non-white grammar and diction of blacks the “negro non-standard dialect”.  African Americans no longer wish to be called Negroes, and Ms. McCullers did not accurately represent their dialect.  But she did faithfully represent the lonely hearts of the down and out!  Can Mick ever rediscover her music?


The Last Samurai - a 2003 film

What’s the difference between a protagonist and an antagonist?  This film is a story of redemption, a story of love for the best and worst of us.  If one can divorce oneself from merchandising and violence, this film is beautiful.   In its beginning, the protagonist is a soldier who failed to die in battle, a person dead of his past and living without future.  In the end, his horse’s head is above his, as he bows to “the peace all of us seek and few of us ever find.”


Sister of the Road - a 1937 novel

This is another beautiful book. The man who wrote it must have been in love. Maybe a little as Mark Twain must have been to write Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc.


War and Peace an 1869 novel

Tolstoy, while fathering thirteen children with a woman he married when she was half his age, is mostly about his love for her.  The last hundred-some pages of the book he wrote while she bore most of them try to justify the book otherwise, as an essay on war regardless of peace.  And, maybe so, he died leaving his wife, the mother of his children, to justify his thinking.  Many of us live and die that way.  We ignore our life.


"Nothing on Earth is worse than bigotry,
and bigotry cannot survive without hypocrisy."


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