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Archive for December 2013

Why White Santa Is Important

December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas to all of those who are still clinging to the images of American tradition that so warmed our hearts as children of the Baby Boom era.  As toddlers, we were taught the mainstream method to celebrate Christmas, thus “how to be American.” Just last week, Fox News commentator Megyn Kelly thought it necessary […]

Do A Mandela

December 13, 2013

I’ve watched with a jaundiced eye contorted attempts by America’s elite class to reconcile its transparent contradictions between morality and exceptionalism.  They just spent a week praising Nelson Mandela who passed from this life last week.  Good for him…because seeing these disingenuous shivs makes me want to puke. The talk has been about the greatness […]

Follow the Dots of Exploitation

December 4, 2013

The time is here; two of the six Walmarts slated for DC are set to open tomorrow.  I’ll be there, but not as a consumer.  I’ll be standing—protesting—in opposition to the store and more importantly, what the store stands for: exploitation.  Not that capitalism isn’t exploitative on it’s own, just that Walmart expands the definition […]