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Forum Post: An Gorta Mor and the END

Posted 1 year ago on Sept. 3, 2012, 11:18 a.m. EST by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT
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Before I begin, let me preface by acknowledging that I am not very good at sharing. While opinion may be as easily had from me as a dime for the bus, and while some may insist that that opinion is certainly worth no more than that, yet I insist. I am not very good, at sharing.

You will not find me lounging in some commune, ruminating on how best to either solve the current geopolitical crisis of the day nor escape the hours necessity of labor. I am just not that comfortable among the company of many, where the pride and possession of one may be had by all.

That is not who I am.

I come from a land that has, for well over a century, been governed by hardship; where the principle of American Exceptionalism is not some cheap bauble thrown to the mass of humanity out in the square, and so temper the growling in their stomach by heroic visions that will not feed their children. No I do not. Where I come from, American Exceptionalism has been nothing short of a necessity of survival.

While the whole of this nation quivered like some school girl giddy with anticipation as Manifest Destiny laid waste American homes, and American culture, of a people who were themselves, Exceptional, my people tightened their belts and made do, laughed at our selves and our plight, stoic and sanguine with the livelihood of what export we were allowed, that of rock, and of ice, and of men. The return on such investment is not easy to measure.

If such an assessment is to begin, then it must begin with the insight such experience must bring.

None of us are our brothers keeper, no more than our brother keeps us.

This is the wisdom of hardship and of survival.

And so I say that both the conservative ideology of today, and the party that holds it forth as a virtue, must vanish. They do not contribute to the survival of their neighbor any more than they do to the interests of this land, this nation, this people of Exception.

On the contrary, they do it great harm. What is more, this can be shown to be true throughout history.

An Gorta Mor - the Great Hunger that swept Ireland and reduced the Irish population by over one third, turned from a dire calamity into outright disaster, and it did so on the basis of conservative ideology. As the Irish potato crop failed, English landed gentry realized tremendous profit. Rather than accept the reality that the fruit of their field was insufficient to sustain the people of Ireland, they engaged in protectionist legislation on imports from America and so preserved their harvest of excess. This in turn nearly brought about revolution, and an end of the crown.

Over one million Irish, men, women, and children, died, from starvation and disease. This was the cost of conservative ideology in Britain, circa 1850. This is conservative excess, drenched in the blood of their neighbor.

The modern conservative of today is little different, and completely unable to grasp the necessities before us, nor truly understand where their own self interest does lie. They bring as much peril upon their own heads as they do any of the rest of us, and would have us believe that indeed, no such peril even exists.

While the forces of al Qaeda arrayed against us, and drew blood, a cost of American lives, their chief obsession remained with steadfast and obstinate insistence, upon the issue of a single blue dress. These men are not patriots.

We have lost two precious decades as the ice caps retreat. Only now do they begin to curb the flow of wealth propping up their delusion.

The conservative ideologue and repelican psycophants are most clearly finished in America. I await their sudden and clamorous epiphany with eager anticipation.

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z

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  עדינות יעיר את הילדים שלי, השחר שואב קרוב שששש

  לפייס לא ליצן או מלך בבית המשפט של פשיזם

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[-] 4 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

there is no excuse for anyone to vote repelican today, there has not been any excuse for almost two decades or more . . .

friends don't let friends vote repelican

[-] 3 points by agkaiser (1299) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 year ago

Or more is right! It's been that way for five that I know of. I first voted against repugnacants in 1968. I knew they were morons like my John Bircher uncles, by the time I was a high school sophamore.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

You have my most sincere apologies . . . .

[-] 3 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

conse(R)vative policy kills people -

  • and conse(r)vatives just don't care -

not as long as it is profitable

[-] 2 points by shadz66 (17763) 7 months ago

''Shameful Exceptionalism'', by Paul Balles :

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''We now live in a nation where ; doctors destroy health ; lawyers destroy justice ; universities destroy knowledge ; governments destroy freedom ; the press destroys information ; religion destroys morals and our banks destroy the economy.'' (Chris Hedges)

~

'''All You Can Do Is Pray': What Poverty In America Really Looks Like'', by Barbara Raab :

Appending the above after following links to your forum-post, reading and then seeing your comments above, as the matters alluded to in both articles, fit the frame here.

e tenebris ...

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

information clearing house is a propaganda arm of the intell apparatus, you know that, right? And because it is a propaganda arm of the intell apparatus the right wing takes great care not to over do it with their insanity and so make it completely evident to all but the most partisan of fools . . .

[-] 2 points by shadz66 (17763) 7 months ago

Ohkaaay, I'll bear that in mind & in the meantime :

''The too big to fail banks are now much, much larger than they were the last time they caused so much trouble. The six largest banks in the United States have gotten 37 percent larger over the past five years. Meanwhile, 1,400 smaller banks have disappeared from the banking industry during that time. What this means is that the health of JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley is more critical to the U.S. economy than ever before. If they were "too big to fail" back in 2008, then now they must be "too colossal to collapse".

''We are witnessing a consolidation of the banking industry that is absolutely stunning. Hundreds of smaller banks have been swallowed up by these behemoths, and millions of Americans are finding that they have to deal with these banking giants whether they like it or not.'' Also fyi :

radix omnium malorum est cupiditas ...

[-] -1 points by AlaskanHusky (-6) 7 months ago

getting all your info from one site run by one guy ain't too smart.

[-] 2 points by shadz66 (17763) 7 months ago

Each article is best judged on it's own merits but if you want to take a overall view made upon little or no facts and only your own preconceptions, then just keep sticking to the alleged range of the Corporate MSM - brought to you by 'many people', so as to help you to manage your mind and keep you suitably anaesthetised. Isn't there a sledge you should be pulling somewhere ? Do they have huskies in South East Asia ? From across an ocean here's a ...

fiat lux ...

[-] -1 points by AlaskanHusky (-6) 7 months ago

some articles are good some are not. the fact is it's one guy collecting them. not a good idea to follow one guy. too limited. best to have various influences. but do whatever makes your clock tick. if you like to read all articles collected by the viewpoint of one guy go ahead. might limit your thought is all.

[-] 4 points by shadz66 (17763) 7 months ago

''The Crisis Of Civilisation'' :

There's information to be gleaned from many sources & I append the links above for the interest and information of others on this this thread, as it fits here well tho' you'll no doubt know all about these matters already. Time to return to your manipulative bot antics and 'Concern Trolling' now probably !!

vale ...

[-] 0 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 7 months ago

John, John . . . . you must be careful. You cannot continue to present such subtle positivity and negativity all at the same time, for if you do some may soon suspect that it was you John, you who spilled the beans and surely those who sign your check will quickly recognize what profit might be gained . . .

In such an event, John, neither wallet nor the esteem among your peers will be enhanced . . . . and John,

JOHN

who can say

Just how far your employer might then go, in seeking retribution . . .

[-] -1 points by AlaskanHusky (-6) 7 months ago

what i don't like about infoclearinghouse is that it's run by one guy. who wants to read the news gathered by one guy. that's way biased. it would be funny if you wrote political papers. you'd only have one source!

[-] 4 points by agkaiser (1299) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 year ago

An example of the damage done by the greed of conservatives: When the English looted Ireland, what trickled down to the Irish, whose land they stole? One hundred and seventy years ago famine was the reward for cooperation with the English lords Cromwell and Orange had installed.

Amartya Sen knows the answer. 'For much of his career, Sen focused on the fact that during the worst period of the Irish famine of the 1840s, “ship after ship sailed down the Shannon, bound for England, laden with wheat, oats, cattle, hogs, eggs, and butter.' In 1998, Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics.'”

Derived from: How Does That Work? https://www.createspace.com/3852916

[-] 4 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I still haven't had the opportunity yet - I will get to it.

[-] 3 points by agkaiser (1299) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 year ago

I'm not trying to hustle you. But when you get around to it you'll find many examples of economic/cultural destructiveness and dysfunction perpetrated by conservatives that will support your theses. Most come with references.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I'm sure you are not trying to hustle me. I look forward to the read.

[-] 3 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

The conservative ideologue and repelican psycophants are most clearly finished in America. I await their sudden and clamorous epiphany with eager anticipation.

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you sure you guys don't want a version of this fine piece of literary achievement, with links?

the links are o so spiffy

[-] 2 points by gsw (2727) 10 months ago

Might be nice to put up one with links. This piece was nice and succinct.

Excellent without links.

You could expand into a book, or a next chapter applied with contemporary repelicans.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 10 months ago

That is an interesting idea.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 11 months ago

We must never forget

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

PM2012

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

how can people just not get it?

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago
  • The conservative ideologue and repelican psycophants are most clearly finished in America. I await their sudden and clamorous epiphany with eager anticipation.
[-] 2 points by jph (2652) 1 year ago

I agree that the republicans are repugnant, and an example of selfish greed in the face of overwhelming human need,. however you still persist in using the word conservative to tag them, when they are straight up greedy self-interested bigots,. nothing conservative about them, they advance a terrible agenda of increasing self-interest, not conservatism.

con·serv·a·tive [kuhn-sur-vuh-tiv] adjective 1. disposed to preserve existing conditions, institutions, etc., or to restore traditional ones, and to limit change. 2. cautiously moderate or purposefully low: a conservative estimate. 3. traditional in style or manner; avoiding novelty or showiness: conservative suit. 4. ( often initial capital letter ) of or pertaining to the Conservative party. 5. ( initial capital letter ) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Conservative Jews or Conservative Judaism.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

disposed to preserve existing conditions, institutions, etc.,

see? We're off to a bad start already . . .

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago
  • repelican psycophants

bWA hahahaaha

I really like that . . .

  • I await their sudden and clamorous epiphany with eager anticipation.

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[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

really really spiffy

I've got links in the finished version of this essay - do you guys want to see it with links embedded in it?

It's really spiffy . . .

really

[-] 2 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 1 year ago

people taking opportunity from crisis

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 5 months ago

Is it wrong?

I mean, my great great grandfather did cheer Union victories from behind the bars of a Kentucky prison, and that despite the weekly Sunday whipping.

I can and I will do no less, no less than cheer the instant red repelican blood is running in the gutter.

Is it? Wrong?

[-] 1 points by gsw (2727) 1 year ago

15 percent of the group under dicussion say Romney killed Osama bin Laden. More were unsure.

That is what happens when the news source Faux News is under corporate party control, and is not balanced, or fair, just fiction.

We can change it Colbert report show after Ryan speech.....we can change facts, reality, and word meanings for our ends, which justify any means. This shows the real values of these people, who are Lars, and reward the greatest lie, as long as it is said with conviction and certitude.

the problem for the rest of us is msm media is not much better....will not Provide criticism and insight, but must show 2sides of every issue. Just 2 sides, not multi sided, the minimum, leaving hitler in the same league as anyone against hitler, both would be given equal time, if hitler reincarnated into a dem or repubeiscam, so the planet can be trashed, air and water spoiled, fish of oceans dying off.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

well they are crazy . . .

[-] 1 points by yobstreet (-575) 1 year ago

I don't know, I've been banned from this forum twice already for saying I'm a non-religious, pro choice, paleoconservative.

As we all know, those Irish were fiscal and cultural conservatives, and today's American Irish are also very conservative.

We are not our brothers keeper and there's no way in Gorta Mor our brother will ever keep us.

Generations of dependency will not benefit the Irish; it was governmental dependency that had reduced us to the potato as the only single life sustainable force the tax man couldn't steal.

Yup, production has increased and dependency has decreased; crude is less expensive now... so we're going to charge you more for gasoline and fuel oil.

Yup, we've created 500 thousand new [Federal] jobs, but you're unemployed because we lost a few mil in the process.

Yup, we're raising the tax on the rich; despite the fact that we've already raised all taxes on our poor.

Yup, we're going to save the world from its indebtedness, by spending twice as much.

A faint taint of twitter... well, twitter me this - is common sense to be the new evil?

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

they saved over a million by bailing out the auto industry. Had GM and Chrysler closed, that would have been something like 200,000 jobs there, plus all of the automotive vendors - like Timken, who make bearings for example, or Moog, they make tie rods among other things.

Complain all you want - the economy is better now than when he took office.

[-] 1 points by yobstreet (-575) 1 year ago

I don't see how you can say that in light of the loss of federal grants to poorer communities. Or the projected future costs of healthcare.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

on health care:

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The Republicans call it Obamacare and say it’s a government takeover of health care that they’ll repeal. Are they right? Let’s look at what’s happened so far. Individuals and businesses have secured more than a billion dollars in refunds from their insurance premiums because the new law requires 80% to 85% of your premiums to be spent on health care, not profits or promotion. Other insurance companies have lowered their rates to meet the requirement. More than 3 million young people between 19 and 25 are insured for the first time because their parents can now carry them on family policies. Millions of seniors are receiving preventive care including breast cancer screenings and tests for heart problems. Soon the insurance companies, not the government, will have millions of new customers many of them middle class people with pre-existing conditions. And for the last two years, health care spending has grown under 4%, for the first time in 50 years.

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What - is he lying? I'm sure it will be easy to establish, one way or the other.

[-] 2 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I'll wait till Clinton's speech is available as text, and then I'll fact check a few of his points and get back to ya.

[-] 1 points by yobstreet (-575) 1 year ago

Well... I like listening to the guy, so, "Cool."

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (1299) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 year ago

Hebrew - not me. High school Latin - not enough remembered. But Google Translate is close enough.

עדינות יעיר את הילדים שלי, השחר שואב קרוב שששש

לפייס לא ליצן או מלך בבית המשפט של פשיזם

Gentle wake my kids, dawn draws near Shhhh

Appease a clown or king in the court of Fascism

leniter excitabit liberos meos, aurora appropinqua

placare non maccus vel rex in curia fascism

gently stimulate my children near dawn

not appease the king in the court jester or fascism

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

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  • shhh gently waken my children, the dawn draws nigh

  • appease no fool or king in the court of sticks

  • . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . selah

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z

[-] 1 points by agkaiser (1299) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 year ago

Thanks. GT is rough but better than no understanding. The literary rendering is much to be preferred.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

you guys dont want the edited version with all the links, do ya?

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

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Σσσς ξυπνήσει απαλά τα παιδιά μου, η αυγή αντλεί σχεδόν

κατευνάσει δεν ανόητος ή βασιλιά στο δικαστήριο του φασισμού

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[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

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  • shh . . . gently waken my children, for the dawn draws nigh . . . selah
[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago
[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

careful?

did someone say, careful?

I am careless with much, even all that I have . . .

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago
  • leniter excitabit liberos meos, aurora appropinqua
[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago
  • placare non maccus vel rex in curia fascism
[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

bwa hahaha

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

BWAhahaha

busted

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[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago
[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

an gorta mor

it has an interesting sound to it - guttural, epithetic, and overwhelming . . .

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I wonder if the NYT would be interested in this opinion . . .

it is rather eruditious isn't it.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago
[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

IF you haven't heard, the conservatives have already begun their internal feeding frenzy.

Pull up a chair I say. Grab some popcorn.

This is going to get interesting.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

Just one interesting paragraph from the article:

For three years, Republicans [sic] have sought to purify their party by moving further to the right. Many moderates have seen themselves pushed out of their party. Any Republican[sic] who doesn’t hold the line gets the boot. Now it’s Norquist’s turn. Conservative editor Joseph Farah of WorldNetDaily is calling for Norquist to be thrown out of the conservative movement that he helped build, and is specifically calling on the American Conservative Union and the National Rifle Association to ouster him from their ranks. Why you ask? Because Norquist supports GOProud, a gay conservative group, and helped found the Islamic Free Market Institute. As a result of these connections, Norquist is being labeled as “pro-perversion” and “pro-Islamist.

[-] 1 points by PoliticalSquabbleKillsOWS (-29) 1 year ago

The conservatives aren't the problem. The corrupted 1% are.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26725) 1 year ago

Yes they are.

Where have you been?

Hiding under the bed, making up stories?

http://www.alternet.org/right-wing-psyche-allergic-reality-new-study-shows-conservatives-ignore-facts-more-liberals

OK, now get your stinkle team going on that comment.

You do realize that you too ignore facts?

[-] 2 points by Underdog (2971) from Clermont, FL 1 year ago

That's an excellent article.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26725) 1 year ago

These kinds of studies have been going on for a long time now.

They are real, and so are the results.

Anyone who can believe that interpretations of these results have not been used to exploit us, is just plain naive.

If it's in print for us average schmucks to peruse, even more of those results have already been sold to PR and marketing firms all over the World. The fine points have become intellectual property.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

well thanks. I've got another version of it with links in appropriate places, and I've sent it out to media outlets and ezines.

o

ic

You weren't talking to me.

[-] 2 points by agkaiser (1299) from Fredericksburg, TX 1 year ago

What amazes me is that a one can believe the masters are a problem but the fools who eat their shit are not?! Cons like 'tough love.' Maybe there's a place for it afterall.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26725) 1 year ago

Be amazed. Be very amazed!!!

Then look at FLAKESnews and all the mini Limbaughs out there and understand where it's coming from.

If you repeat the BIG lie often enough..........................................

[-] 1 points by PoliticalSquabbleKillsOWS (-29) 1 year ago

There are some people who are conservative and who are members of OWS. OWS is open to all ideologies, this is a decision that was taken in a GA at the very beginning of the occupation. We need to work together, and the only way to do this is to rise above partisan politics and concentrate on what we all hate, corruption, greed, etc...

If you want to play partisan politics and push the dems while you attack the republicans, then you should be at moveon.org.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26725) 1 year ago

And if I want to ignore reality, I should become like you?

No thanks.

As always, you have shown that you didn't read a thing from the link provided.

You are 100% fact free.

If you wish to prove me wrong, please provide links to all the conse(R)vative web sites that support OWS.

If you can't?

Then my comment for you Fuck Off, still stands.

[-] 1 points by PoliticalSquabbleKillsOWS (-29) 1 year ago

You don't agree with the GA decision to accept people of all political persuasions in OWS?

You should go back to moveon.org. They espouse your line of thinking.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26725) 1 year ago

WTF You're still here, so you have been accepted......for now.

Even though your own politic, is way out of line.

You should follow the link and read it too, before you comment.

Plus you still use that FLAKESnewsian BS about move on.

Perhaps it's time for you to do exactly that...............moveon.

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[-] 0 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

you really are a corporate whore

[-] 0 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

the corrupted one percent are all conservative.

[-] 0 points by PoliticalSquabbleKillsOWS (-29) 1 year ago

No, there are plenty of democrats that are corrupted. And, there are also plenty of conservatives who are not.

OWS is officially open to people from all political persuasions. This was a GA decision. We attack corruption, not political affiliations.

You would fine a cosy home at moveon.org.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I will make no apology.

[-] 1 points by shooz (26725) 1 year ago

How would you propose we should address the corruption that is you?

Relegate you to the friendly forums of FLAKESnews?

[-] 0 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

Letterman Jokes:

  • Nobody at the repelican convention mentioned the Tea Party

  • and if it weren't for Ann Romney nobody would have mentioned Mitt

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

LOL

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

More Letterman Jokes:

  • Say what you want about Bill Clinton, but he is still polling very well.

Wait, . . . wait . . .

Did he say polling?

Or did he say poling?

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Letterman - got to admit his political material is some of his best material.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

he was funny last nite.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Sorry I missed it. He has got to be in heaven with all of the material the RINO's keep providing him. He will likely be depressed a little after the election.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

Ah, no way. He'll find plenty of material among all of the repelican whining

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

True true - lets hope they have much to cry about.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I'm doing my part.

hahaha

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Why - Yes - Yes you are. Do IT To IT and lets geter done.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

well okay

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Well I mean not to twist your arm or anything.

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

othatsalrightIdon'tmind

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

I just briefly scanned - The Fallacy of Territorial Expansion

It looks like an article about lebensraum.

The other article looks to be a smear article.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Something odd in their origin?

Ooops - never mind.


[-] 1 points by ZenDog (10648) from South Burlington, VT 0 minutes ago

I'm tempted to examine both this article and the entire website:

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/repository/anarchists-progress/

in depth, with an eye toward understanding the spin, what it means, and how this is likely a propaganda tool.

There is a popup banner at the bottom of the page:

The Fallacy of Territorial Expansion

The title here seems as if it would appeal to anarchists within OWS. As long as the underlying message remains one of deregulation - among others - it remains a source of advocacy for the very policies that brought the possibility of OWS into the streets in the first place.

The articles are rather long - which makes an in depth analysis and fact checking a laborious process. ↥twinkle ↧stinkle permalink

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I think it is in the design. I think it is in part a sales pitch, and in part a communication device.

I think it may represent tools of corporate espionage turned on OWS.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (33128) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Cool - then lets get busy. ( didn't twist too hard that time did I ? )

[-] 1 points by ZenDog (20617) from South Burlington, VT 1 year ago

I'm tempted to examine both this article and the entire website:

in depth, with an eye toward understanding the spin, what it means, and how this is likely a propaganda tool.

There is a popup banner at the bottom of the page:

The Fallacy of Territorial Expansion

The title here seems as if it would appeal to anarchists within OWS. As long as the underlying message remains one of deregulation - among others - it remains a source of advocacy for the very policies that brought the possibility of OWS into the streets in the first place.

The articles are rather long - which makes an in depth analysis and fact checking a laborious process.

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