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Happy Birthday, John Coltrane!

Born 93 years ago today in Hamlet, North Carolina, he went on to change modern music.













Posted by LudwigPastorius | Mon Sep 23, 2019, 11:23 AM (2 replies)

Donald Trump and Stochastic Terrorism

stochastic terrorism

noun

The public demonization of a person or group resulting in the incitement of a violent act, which is statistically probable but whose specifics cannot be predicted:
The lone-wolf attack was apparently influenced by the rhetoric of stochastic terrorism.



ďIf (Hillary Clinton) gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the second amendment people, maybe there is, I donít know." -Donald Trump, August 2016


Ms. Clinton was under Secret Service protection when Trump said this. The agency should have investigated and arrested him right then for making a terroristic threat to a presidential candidate. Instead, Trump now has the largest megaphone in the world to incite violence toward those who he hates.

For Speaker Pelosi and the House of Representatives, it is not, nor should it be, a question of political strategy. For the basic safety of the American people, Trump must be impeached, now. And all major news outlets have a moral responsibility to no longer cover and disseminate the hate he spews.
Posted by LudwigPastorius | Sun Aug 4, 2019, 03:44 PM (0 replies)

'The president's insane': book by CNN's Jim Acosta charts Trump war on press

Acostaís book, subtitled A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America, will be published on 11 June. The Guardian obtained a copy.

True to the style of Washington political reporting often complained about by Trump, Acosta mostly uses unnamed sources, many of whom are said to have spoken over social drinks. They are often blunt in their assessment of their boss. A ďsenior White House officialĒ tells Acosta: ďThe presidentís insane.Ē


https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/25/jim-acosta-cnn-white-house-trump-book-enemy-of-the-people

We've known this, but it does beg the question: What kind of people willingly work for a man who is out of his mind?
Posted by LudwigPastorius | Sat May 25, 2019, 03:10 PM (30 replies)

Residents of Florida Coast Increasingly Desperate for Food and Shelter

Source: New York Times

A familiar tension of disasters is emerging throughout the Florida Panhandle: People are increasingly desperate for food, water and shelter, but a sprawling relief operation is confronted with challenging conditions that are delaying the delivery of help.

Emergency workers said they were struggling, two days after the storm made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, to create paths into the hardest-hit communities, limiting their ability to deliver millions of pounds of supplies that were stockpiled ahead of the destruction.

Beyond the formerly picturesque coastline, the Panhandle is a densely wooded region, and many roads are still blocked with debris. The Red Cross said that it had loaded some of its supplies onto National Guard trucks because the terrain was too difficult for some of the nonprofitís own vehicles.


In April, FEMA said that residents of Puerto Rico should keep 10 days of supplies on hand. But for people in the continental United States, the government recommends a far smaller amount: enough food and water for three days or more. And as the weekend neared, it was becoming increasingly clear that many Panhandle residents were not only left without a habitable home but also without adequate stockpiles of food in the aftermath of the devastating storm.



Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/12/us/looting-stores-hurricane-michael.html?partner=rss&emc=rss



Another campaign rally or photo op with Kanye should solve the problem!

Posted by LudwigPastorius | Fri Oct 12, 2018, 03:45 PM (34 replies)

Femen co-founder Oksana Shachko found dead in Paris flat

Source: The Guardian

Oksana Shachko, one of the founders of the Femen feminist protest movement, has been found dead in her Paris apartment, the group has said.

The 31-year-old Ukrainian was found on Monday with a suicide note next to her body, according to Femen activists.

-snip-

Shachko was one of four feminist activists who founded Femen in Ukraine in 2008. Exiled in France since 2013, she had since left the group and was working as an artist.

-snip-

Their protests also challenged authoritarianism and racism, with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, a particular target, along with Franceís far-right Front National party.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/24/femen-co-founder-oksana-shachko-found-dead-paris-flat



Trump's Bloody Best Friend strikes again.
Posted by LudwigPastorius | Wed Jul 25, 2018, 09:57 PM (11 replies)

True Power (for Donald Trump) by Emily Elbert

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain
Soak up the scandals, honey, drink up the diversion
Ignore the voices of the poor and sick and hurting
Here's to the one percent, weíre clearly more deserving

Almighty dollar is my lover and my savior
Transport my golden throne to 16 Pennsylvania
Do not believe a thing youíre reading in the papers
The only truth is what is written in my favor

True power canít be bought or stolen
If you build a wall of hatred, prepare to watch it crumble
We will not be silent, no, canít you hear the thunder
So listen fear monger, your days are numbered

My daddy told me if I want it I can get it
The worldís my oyster and your body is my business
I put my tiny hands wherever I can fit them
Do not dissent or youíll be fired like The Apprentice

Iím nothing if Iím not a man of family values
But poor kids go get your education in the drive thru
Donít drink the water, or see the doctor - you canít afford to
If youíre not rich, white, cis, and straight, then I donít serve you

True power canít be bought or stolen
If you build a wall of hatred, prepare to watch it crumble
We will not be silent, hear our voices roar like thunder
So listen fear monger, your days are numbered

Silence the scientists; Iím sick of their sad opinions
Who needs clean air or soil when youíve got bigly billions
That Mother Earthís like all those other nasty women
I try to repress; nevertheless, they are persisting

True power canít be bought or stolen
If you build a wall of hatred, prepare to watch it crumble
We will not be silent, hear our voices roar like thunder
So listen fear monger, your days are numbered

Posted by LudwigPastorius | Sat Jul 21, 2018, 12:25 PM (0 replies)

Orange Floyd




Big man, pig man
Ha, ha, charade you are
You well heeled big wheel
Ha, ha, charade you are
And when your hand is on your heart
You're nearly a good laugh
Almost a joker
With your head down in the pig bin
Saying 'Keep on digging'
Pig stain on your fat chin
What do you hope to find
Down in the pig mine?
You're nearly a laugh
You're nearly a laugh
But you're really a cry
Bus stop rat bag
Ha, ha, charade you are
You fucked up old hag
Ha, ha, charade you are
You radiate cold shafts of broken glass
You're nearly a good laugh
Almost worth a quick grin
You like the feel of steel
You're hot stuff with a hatpin
And good fun with a hand gun
You're nearly a laugh
You're nearly a laugh
But you're really a cry
Hey you, Whitehouse
Ha, ha, charade you are
You house proud town mouse
Ha, ha, charade you are
You're trying to keep our feelings off the street
You're nearly a real treat
All tight lips and cold feet
And do you feel abused?
You got to stem the evil tide
And keep it all on the inside
Mary you're nearly a treat
Mary you're nearly a treat
But you're really a cry
Posted by LudwigPastorius | Sun Jul 15, 2018, 11:56 PM (6 replies)

Trump autographed photos of deceased crime victims for White House 'Angel Families' event

Source: CNBC



President Donald Trump appears to have autographed photos of deceased young people that were featured at a White House event Friday highlighting victims of crimes committed by undocumented immigrants.

There were 11 photos total being held up by family members who had lost loved ones, and all of the photos bore Trump's unmistakably scrawled signature in large-tipped black pen.

Autographing the photos was an unusual decision, in that it appeared to combine the celebrity element of an autograph with the solemn image of a dead loved one.

It was unclear whether the photos had been produced by the White House, when the president autographed them, or whether this was done at the families' request. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the photos.

Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/22/trump-autographed-photos-of-dead-crime-victims-for-white-house-event.html



What a sick, narcissistic motherfucker.
Posted by LudwigPastorius | Sat Jun 23, 2018, 04:08 AM (4 replies)

Donald Trump: Stable Nuclear Genius

(Trump) said he was not worried that North Korea would abandon the denuclearization process, stating, ďOnce you start the process it means itís pretty much over. Ē As evidence for this assertion, he referred to conversations he had had with an uncle who was a professor at MIT.


https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/06/trump-kim-summit-ends-with-historic-photo-op-but-few-specifics.html

Trump knows a lot about modern nuclear arsenals and the denuclearization process because he had a few conversations with his uncle...who died 33 years ago.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_G._Trump

Posted by LudwigPastorius | Tue Jun 12, 2018, 12:50 PM (2 replies)

FLOTUS Melania Trump?

She hasnít been seen in public going on 17 days now.

Is she seriously ill, recovering from cosmetic surgery, in rehab?

Or, should the American people accept the explanation that a minor medical procedure has her sequestered for over two weeks? Are we owed anything at all concerning the status of the First Lady?

Iím not implying something sinister is going on, but I do know that I donít believe a single word that comes out of Donald Trumpís mouth...about ANYTHING.
Posted by LudwigPastorius | Sun May 27, 2018, 02:29 PM (72 replies)
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