I really hope I'm never raped by a future US presidential candidate, because apparently if you've made blog posts which can be taken as favorable to the Russian government you're not entitled to seek justice against your rapist.The New York Times has published a jarringly
Team D: Hey! Hey you over there! Come here and play with us!Random stranger: Me? No thanks. I'm busy picking up garbage, this beach is filthy.Team D: Come on, our team is one short. You have to play.Random stranger: Not my problem, lady. I don't
So as of right now it's Trump versus Biden. An incompetent plutocrat president selling himself as an anti-establishment people's champion while simultaneously advancing garden variety Republican sociopathy, versus a warmongering authoritarian who is too demented to string a coherent sentence together and who is looking more
"As authoritarianism spreads, as emergency laws proliferate, as we sacrifice our rights, we also sacrifice our capability to arrest the slide into a less liberal and less free world," NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden said in a recent interview. "Do you truly believe that when the
Some conspiracy-type people say the world is messed up because we're ruled by illuminati or reptilians, but I'm way more out there than that: I say our entire society is made of imaginary thought stories with little relation to objective reality, and some clever manipulators
Today's Caitlin Johnstone article has been replaced with an op-ed by Snooty McCentrist of the National News Conglomerate. NNC: Obey.Bernie Sanders has suspended his presidential primary run, leaving the 2020 race a simple contest between former Vice President Doe Truden and President Jonald Bimp. The
In a recent article falsely titled "The U.S.-China propaganda war is on hold, but not for long", The Washington Post's Josh Rogin made a very interesting admission."The United States is now in dire need of medical supplies, many of which are coming from China," Rogin
The first draft of the civil rights-eroding USA PATRIOT Act was magically introduced one week after the 9/11 attacks. Legislators later admitted that they hadn't even had time to read through the hundreds of pages of the history-shaping bill before passing it the next month, yet somehow
We sit inside and wonder
what the hell is going on
and what the hell is going to happen.
How we're going to pay the bills
and how the store can still be out of fucking toilet paper.
What the government is hiding from us
and how they'll screw us over
When Zen teacher Issan Dorsey was asked to describe the essence of Zen art, he answered, "Nothing extra.""Nothing extra" is also of course the essence of Zen living itself: perceiving life as it actually is, as opposed to perceiving it through a bunch of believed narrative