Monthly archives: October, 2013

The art of misdirection

Misdirection is defined as the act of distracting or drawing someone’s attention away from something. Misdirection determines the success of magicians, pickpockets and all manner of confidence tricks in between.

It is also a major tool of the corporate media and other propagandists. For example, how many of us remembered that Obama……


Laughs in translation

Looking back on my life, it occurs to me that I should have been a comedian. The only common thread linking all my misadventures and ill-advised career decisions is the fact that I cannot take anyone or anything seriously. When asked to brainstorm ideas, or suggest ways to “add value,” the only things……


Preying on Japan

Of all the lousy fakes and phonies that crap all over our precious mindspace on a daily basis, Stefani Germanotta certainly deserves top billing.

Also known as Lady Gaga, Germanotta is possibly the most cynical and contrived chunk of fecal matter ever shat out of America’s shallow bung hole. This is a……


Ironically, Fukushima means “lucky island”

Remember the good old days when the scariest thing about hearing the word “nuclear” was George W. Bush’s pronunciation? Read on.

Since November 2013, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), operator of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant, a facility consisting of six nuclear reactors, three of which were destroyed……


Sorry! We’re closed

It is difficult to understand how the United States government could shut down because of funding problems. Don’t they have a credit card or one of those Pay Day Loans places in Washington D.C.? How can it be that the greatest country in the history of the world, the richest, most powerful nation……