"Every now and then one encounters something truly, incongruously beautiful in the middle of the Afro-Corporate militarized theme park that America has become." - Kevin Alfred Strom
LOCAL CURRENCIES: Some communities are partially opting out of the debt-money system that is ruling us, failing us, and taking our wealth. They issue their own currency and back it with goods and services produced locally.
The local-currency movement displays a fascinating set of trends: away from globalization, away from corporate control, away from [...]
"Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by rulers as useful." - Seneca the Younger
LIBERALS AREN’T THE ENEMY: Too many Euro-folk have a habit of describing those who oppose our survival as “liberals.” But some of the most ferocious opponents of our self-determination today call themselves “conservatives” or “fundamentalists.” And it’s a bad idea to alienate those who self-describe as liberals. Many of them are intelligent, highly-evolved White [...]
"Democracy is based on the assumption that a million men are wiser than one man. How is that again? I missed something." - Robert Anson Heinlein
JEFFERSON SAID IT WELL: “I consider the foundation of the Constitution as laid on this ground: That ‘all powers not delegated to the United States, by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States or to the people.’ To take a single step beyond the boundaries thus specially [...]
"I want my people to survive. A people among whom such a declaration is a sin or a crime will not long inhabit this merciless universe." - Kevin Alfred Strom
HAS ANYONE NOTICED?: “Our new president” has dismantled the NSA’s and CIA’s and FBI’s wiretapping and snooping programs… hasn’t he? He’s stopped the wars in the Middle East… right? And lobby groups for special interests like Wall Street and Israel no longer rule Washington… as promised, right?
Sorry, but… those were just more lies. [...]
"The United States has never developed an aristocracy really disinterested or an intelligentsia really intelligent. Its history is simply a record of vacillations between two gangs of frauds." - Mencken
Prisoners at Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba: What crimes have they committed that Bill Clinton and George Bush have not?
by Kevin Alfred Strom
THE NEOCON TALK HOSTS like Hannity and Limbaugh and their coevals from the “liberal” side are making a lot of noise about the “terror suspects” who have been imprisoned at [...]
"I stand for the national policy of exclusion. The whole question is one of assimilation of diverse races. We cannot make an homogeneous population of a people who do not blend with the Caucasian race." - Woodrow Wilson
BANKRUPTING THE COUNTRY?: Many economists these days are expressing fears that the “stimulus” program and spending sprees of the regime in Washington could lead to severe inflation, “bankrupting the country.” They make a good case, but it’s a little confusing when they refer to bankrupting the country when really they’re referring to bankrupting the [...]
"A race which regards children as a burden, rather than as the highest treasure in the universe, is not a healthy race." - Kevin Alfred Strom
RUSSIA FAVORS EURO OVER DOLLAR: According to Pravda, “the U.S. dollar is not Russia’s basic reserve currency anymore.” Though dollar-based assets at Russia’s central bank are still substantial at over 40%, they are dropping and have now been exceeded by Euro-based assets.
"With the rise of privatized prisons, the oligarchs have figured out a nearly perfect way to profit handsomely from the decline of society that they themselves have caused. Private prisons also give the oligarchs’ managerial class a powerful monetary incentive to incarcerate more and more people, many of whom will be innocent of any real crime." - Kevin Alfred Strom
by Kevin Alfred Strom
IT WAS RECENTLY reported that a London bank had laid off some employees — nothing unusual about that these days. But there was a buzz of discussion about the fact that, horror of horrors, they had supposedly laid off foreign workers in greater proportion than British ones. One writer said that [...]
"Outside of egg is white, yolk yellow. Mix two together, result yellow." - Chinese proverb
DOCTOR’S JOURNAL FIGHTS ISRAEL LOBBY: ‘The British Medical Journal, one of the most respected publications of its kind, has issued a stern editorial complaining about orchestrated campaigns in support of Israel,’ according to Religious Intelligence News. The BMJ also reveals for the first time that in 1981, “when World Medicine, a popular medical magazine, [...]
"In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost always means the rise of another." - La Rochefoucauld
THE DISAPPEARING MALE: According to a recent documentary from the CBC: ‘The male birthrate is on the decline globally – how much are chemicals to blame?… The last few decades have seen steady and dramatic increases in the incidence of boys and young men suffering from genital deformities, low sperm count, sperm abnormalities and [...]