Author Archives: camelotkidd

No mercy in this land

  There is no mercy in this land. We have one political party that makes no bones about its support for plutocratic rule and another that pretends to support democracy while surreptitiously aiding the wealthy and powerful at every opportunity. … Continue reading

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We the Precariat

  Here’s an observation from Lambert at Naked Capitalism that perfectly captures the precarious world that’s been created by the advance of neoliberalism. “So, Walmart spends squillions destroying public education, and then pays low wages because people can’t read or … Continue reading

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Special kind of stupid

  Our leaders seem to believe that the American people are a special kind of stupid. The latest propaganda campaign against Iran demonstrates that at this point they’re just going through the motions. As any half-wit could have foreseen, Trump … Continue reading

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That’s just the way it is

  Divide and rule is as old as the hills. That’s just the way it is. In the wake of Trump’s surprising win over Hillary Clinton, Democrats have seized upon several explanations for the poor showing of their establishment candidate. … Continue reading

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A state turns its lonely eyes to Mittens

  Mittens wants to be our Senator. Not only that but he’s convinced that we share his enthusiasm. We don’t. However, Mittens does offer a useful representation of our feral elite. Romney is the sort of centrist politician that stands for … Continue reading

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Morality of Empire

  The missile strikes in Syria were a joke. Western officials claimed the 105-missile attack, including on a scientific research and development center in the capital of Damascus’ Barzeh district and two facilities nearly the city of Homs, had crippled … Continue reading

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It must be a coincidence

  It must be a coincidence that every time Trump or someone in his administration talks about leaving Syria there’s a chemical weapons attack. On Saturday, April 7, video and stories claiming a chemical weapons attack in Douma were broadcast. … Continue reading

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