Tag Archive for ‘politics & history’
Welcome to the Paranoid Circle of Delusions and the Deplorable Steam Train.
Three reasons to axe “comment sections” from the internet forever.
“The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.”
Seriously, you needn’t look any further than this.
Für das Jahrzehnt. Nichts für Zaghafte. / For the Decade. Not for the faint-of-heart.
Apropos GEZ, GEMA, LSR, Telekommunikationsgesetz, Hartz etc. etc.
The discourse about power within every discourse about gender is moved squarely into the dominant discourse’s blind spot by the latter’s own operational logic.
Except, of course, you’re on a Pirate ticket: then it’s not only okay, but expected.
“It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the air force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber.”
When Financial Markets and Political Leaders duke it out like Gojira and King Gidora, no wonder Democracy looks like Tokyo in a monster movie.
“Extremism is so easy. You’ve got your position, and that’s it. It doesn’t take much thought. And when you go far enough to the right, you meet the same idiots coming around from the left.” —Clint Eastwood
Unsere globalen Misere ist ebenso systemisch bedingt wie unsere sich vierjährlich offenbarende Unfähigkeit, sie im verfügbaren demokratischen Prozeß zu lösen.
Luckily, no civilized government we know of would be stupid enough to ever go and try such a thing!
If we don’t wake up from the pipe dreams of ”Rational Expectations” and “Efficient Markets,” we can all kiss our collective ass goodbye.
What’s been happening in London over the last few days, and has been or will be happening in other places, I’m sure the reasons are too much care, too much education, and not enough security cameras.
And people always ask me why I’m pro-Second Amendment.
“The only people who are obsessed with food are anorexics and the morbidly obese. And that, in erotic terms, is the Catholic church in a nutshell.”
Logorama, Bibendum, William Gibson: a quotation from my doctoral thesis on iconic brands, politics, and the common roots of democracy and modes of production.
How we got our country back: Meet Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. America is coming to their senses, and I hope Israel will join in too.
Why are Juan Cole’s and my friend Maggie’s statements on Israel’s operations in Gaza so close and yet so different? Look less at the what, but at the how.