Monthly Archives: September 2014

Distractions on the Left

Demonstrations like they used to be As a genuine card carrying member of the Old Left I get lots of emails. Mostly asking for money to support some Congressional or Senatorial candidate in some far away state because the sun … Continue reading

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New Apple Phone Blocks NSA – Gummit Pissed!

  Signaling the commencement of the post-Snowden era, the New York Times reported today that the new Apple iphone6 locks out NSA snooping – and the snoops are pissed. The article may be seen here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/27/technology/iphone-locks-out-the-nsa-signaling-a-post-snowden-era-.html The phone is the … Continue reading

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The “John the Baptist” of Fascism

Italians in Fiume cheering D’Annunzio in September 1919 . There murmur swarming through my drowsy head In this vast furnace of a summer day Relentless verses clamoring to be said, As beetles round a putrid carcass play. One doesn’t often … Continue reading

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10,000 Views

Today I reached 10,000 views on this blog – a pretty nice one year milestone for an old retired guy living in Florida who tries to write poetry (not very well) and sundry other posts. Ten thousand times in the … Continue reading

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Modern Romance

She knew he didn’t love her ’cause his top three Snapchat rates were all of other girls and that web cam whore Kate. And she wanted to hang out but he said it was too late then he posted on … Continue reading

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Bring Back the Draft

Well to no one’s surprise, the United States commenced bombing ISIL targets inside Syria ensuring we continue to wage war as we have done for the last thirteen years.  The MSM immediately began quoting “Pentagon officials” on how the battle … Continue reading

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ISIL and Sykes-Picot

Fat Chance Several months ago, ISIL, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, announced it’s intention to do away with the borders of the modern Middle-East. It already controls territory spanning the “border” between Iraq and Syria. “Levant”, a … Continue reading

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