“In Search of the Axe for the Frozen Sea Within Us”

“…one of the many problems in writing about American politics is that the Empire of Lies that constitutes the American experiment is founded on a monumental lie. The lie will be found in the deepest roots, in the trunk and every branch, and in the newest leaf on the youngest twig. Almost everyone tells us that even our worst problems would be solved if we only returned to the “true” values of the Constitution. The Constitution (link added by Sojourner) is the greatest miracle drug known to humankind, and it will cure all ills.

This is a tale for children, and a viciously cruel one. It represents the complete inversion of the truth: “The government established by the Constitution was the indispensable means by which the ruling class established its dominion over the new nation and sought to ensure the continuation of that dominion into the future….The Constitution created a government of, by and for the most wealthy and powerful Americans — and it made certain (insofar as men can make such things certain) that their rule would never be seriously threatened.”

The Rancid Honeytrap

Arthur Silber:

I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound or stab us. If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow to the head, what are we reading for? So that it will make us happy, as you write? Good lord, we would be happy precisely if we had no books, and the kind of books that make us happy are the kind we could write ourselves if we had to. But we need books that affect us like a disaster, that grieve us deeply, like the death of someone we loved more than ourselves, like being banished into forests far from everyone, like a suicide. A book must be the axe for the frozen sea within us. That is my belief. — Franz Kafka, in a letter to a friend

I came across these remarks by Kafka several months…

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“Trump Succeeding as President would be….”

Image: http://www.thepaltrysapien.com Rappoport nails it again: Trump succeeding as president would be equivalent to: forcing Progressive vampires to walk through Death Valley at high noon by Jon Rappoport November 21, 2016 (To read about Jon’s mega-collection, Exit From The Matrix, click here.) If Trump, as president, revived the economy by bringing jobs back to America—if … Continue reading “Trump Succeeding as President would be….”

“Meet the New Boss Same as the Old Boss”

Image: http://www.activistpost.com "It’s money that rules the world, not politicians." So for all those on the left, middle and right, who still worship this corrupt political-system, just vote for MONEY in 2020, since money will still be ruling your life (existence). Meet The New Boss Same As The Old Boss By Susan Boskey Sorry to … Continue reading “Meet the New Boss Same as the Old Boss”

“Trump Just Met with Henry Kissinger: “I Have Tremendous Respect” for Him”

Image: http://www.activistpost.com And you left-wing whiners thought your world would end with Donald Trump as president. Would you care to take a deep breath and reconsider? Read the following article, and you will see that you have no reason to be worried at all, your beloved neoliberal agendas, which are still fucking humanity, are safe … Continue reading “Trump Just Met with Henry Kissinger: “I Have Tremendous Respect” for Him”