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Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Ghost of Hillary Clinton Vs. Russia

During the last election I campaigned hard for Bernie Sanders.
When he dropped out because Hillary Clinton told him to I voted for Jill Stein.
I am not a Russian spy.
I have never worked for Russia.
I do have Russian friends and have lived in neighborhoods with large Russian populations.

There is NO PROOF that the Russian government "hacked" the election.
And if you read the actual accusations against Russia they are mostly accused of influencing the election by producing news programming in English that Americans can access online via RT.

After my time at a French media company, I think I know a tiny bit about how the American employees at RT must feel. I know what it’s like to work for America’s “enemies” during a climate of reactionary political extremism. I worked as a web designer in New York for a French media company before, during, and after 9/11. The company was the same French company John F. Kennedy Jr. partnered with when he published George Magazine. God rest his beautiful soul.

After 9/11, France (and the French people in general) were being vilified by the Republicans. I can’t remember what France did to piss off the Bush administration after 9/11, but suddenly we Americans had to prove our loyalty to America by calling "French Fries" "Freedom Fries" or the terrorists would win. It was the stupidest nonsense and did nothing to make the world safer for humanity. Our collective sanity was restored by the cartoon quality of Bush Jr.’s leadership. Thanks to Dubya we realized almost instantly how stupid we sounded ordering "Freedom Fries" so we went back to ordering french fries at McDonald's. It helped the racist mass hysteria against France to dissolve quickly.

Now as I watch the anti-Russian circus of contention surrounding Trump’s presidency it feels eerily similar to the Freedom Fries fiasco. Unfortunately for Russia there is no Russian cuisine that has dominated the list of offerings at McDonalds for seven decades. Russia has yet to seduce us with common food items, into a deeply dysfunctional yet committed tempestuous love affair with their culture, as the French have. It’s hard to say how loyal we will be to our common human bonds, and if war will erupt in spite of them, but perhaps our mutual love of Vodka will preserve peace and human solidarity between Americans and Russians since sense seems to be escaping many of us.

We live in a nation of immigrants. We are encouraged to be proud of the American melting pot. We go to school and study the languages of other nations and then go off to work in the global marketplace. Foreign companies who have products that Americans love, come and set up shop here for easier and less expensive distribution. Their employees learn English and immerse themselves in our culture to understand the American marketplace better. Do other nations, like Russia, have ambition for political harmony and peaceful dealings between America and their country? Yes. I am sure they do. Our entire economy is propped up by foreign investors who want good relations with America. Now Democrats are screaming: How dare American business people "secretly" work with Russian business people to generate profits in America!? How dare real estate corporations sell condos to Russians who live and work and pay taxes in America!? How dare Russia make a news channel that employs Americans covering the news the corrupt main stream American media doesn't want you to hear!? These outraged Democrats allow their politically motivated hypocrisy to eclipse the fact that none of the Russian business connected to Trump was illegal or actually happened in any unique secrecy. It happened in the same secret way all business happens, in business meetings behind closed doors in elite executive spaces.

We all live and work alongside people from all over the world (especially in cities like New York) and when a political wind shifts among the power elites suddenly your innocent presence at a company, or the neighborhood you live in, becomes a dangerous political statement. Now Americans are being pulled into a race war, this time by the establishment Democrats, this time against Russia, to get us to ignore the real war, which is between us and our corrupt politicians in both parties.

All of the current anti-Russian frenzy originated in the wake of the Titanic sinking end of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Her persistent mourners stoke anti-Russian fires, wailing aloud and with emojis on Twitter and Facebook, about the great Russian threat that felled their Queen. They blame Trump and Russia for all their woes, never realizing they are sleeping with the enemy.

Hillary Clinton openly accepted campaign donations from countries like Saudi Arabia who execute gay people and don't let women do anything without the approval of a male chaperone. Devoted democratic sheep have no concept that misogyny is perpetuated by political wives like Hillary Clinton who accept money and power from men who demand that grown women cover their faces in public and do whatever their 14 year old brothers tell them to do. 

Is Putin an honest guy? Is he a murderous dictator? Maybe. Maybe not. But I know this for sure: Putin does not execute gay people for being gay and Russian women can wear what they want, and go where they want, with who ever they want, whenever they want to, and maybe Hillary Clinton hates Putin for that. Maybe Hillary Clinton feels threatened by Russian women exercising liberty. Maybe if Russian women are forced to stay home by male relatives they won't end up in bed with her scandalous husband. LMFAO. Teenage girls would not put up with a boyfriend cheating on them over and over again, yet Hillary Clinton wanted voters to see her as a courageous, seasoned Feminist leader and to have respect for her past decision making. Come on! I laugh when I imagine her rationalizing why she needs to stay with a man who betrays her repeatedly. I cry when I think of all of the innocent people killed needlessly in Clinton regime change wars. Now her post-election pathetic excuses for her failures as a leader have taken on a life of their own. Her pitiful gassed up loyal mob is frothing at the mouth, ready to spill Russian and American blood to avenge a loser.

So sad!

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Trump Won. What's Next?

They say be careful what you wish for and now I get it.

My big gripe about celebrities has been that they don't do enough to keep attention on social issues. Real issues get eclipsed by their celebrity nonsense in the media. Now celebrities are getting political, but they're still distracting from real issues while inciting violence and totally ignoring the dangerous hypocrisy of their positions.

I'm venting about that time female (mostly blonde) millionaires freaked out and went to the Womens' March because their beloved blonde millionaire lady candidate lost the Presidential election to super-narcissist, pussy grabber, Donald Trump. Lady celebrities took to the streets all over America, to lead other concerned women into an age of star-studded revolution. The crowd wore "pussy hats" and carried homemade signs about their pussies having claws and they cheerfully used the occasion to express their "nasty sides" as a way to protest the nasty new President, Donald Trump. Madonna preached about her fantasies of blowing up the White House and Chelsea Handler hissed about the Russians to the press. None of the high powered women that attended the march seems willing to accept that Donald Trump won the election because Hillary Clinton was only popular with out of touch people who still benefit from the loopholes patriarchy has in place for certain men and women to succeed.

This is reality for women in America: Women who date and marry powerful, rich men ascend. Independent women who are willing to exploit their sexuality as a selling feature of their "brand" (like Madonna and Chelsea Handler) ascend. The Womens' March was a chance for successful self-made sex objects to openly resent men like Trump who profit because women like them are willing to compete in televised beauty pageants. Madonna and Chelsea, the blonde alpha females of music and comedy are now united in fighting against the patriarchy; the same patriarchy they serve when they capitulate to a corporate marketplace that demands they flash their tits occasionally on Instagram to stay commercially relevant as artists. We women also have some male feminist celebrity allies. Doughy weaklings like Patton Oswald praise the Womens' March and encourage Americans to punch their neighbors if they suspect their neighbor is a nazi. This madness gets #nazis trending on Twitter while distracting from real issues affecting women. Sarah Silverman tweet-screaming for the military to drag the entire Trump administration to jail totally distracts from the blood on Democrats' hands, endless blood from the continuing regime change wars Obama and Hillary Clinton launched when he was POTUS and she was Secretary of State.

If millionaire celebrities keep our attention on Trump and only Trump we will continue to ignore the corruption of the Clintons during the primary season. That is very disturbing because rigging a primary is treasonous corruption and THAT corruption is what really cost Democrats and Hillary Clinton the election. And that corruption is still very present in the Democratic party. That culture of corruption allowed Trump to rise. That network of corruption funded the Womens' March. Women are marching to insure soulless women like Hillary Clinton are empowered to undermine democratic elections here and around the world so that we end up with male dictators in power.


Soulless women are equal to soulless men, but soulless men will always win!

The Womens' March demonstrates that it's OK to call corrupt women like Hillary Clinton a feminist leader while ignoring the rape and sexual assault claims made against her husband Bill since he was in college!


Celebrity activists tell us to march! Ignore Bill Clinton's real violence against women and make signs shaming the 53% of white women who didn't vote for his wife Hillary, who is very proud to stand by Bill no matter how many women he has hurt.

March, Ladies, March!

March! Ignore the fact that our newly politicized celebrity leaders need a bullshit media cycle. Ignore that they are rich because for years they were paid to keep women in the dark about the real issues that really affect them.


March or die.

Donald Trump Signature - Handwriting Analysis

Anne Quito does a bang up job describing why Donald Trump's signature looks the way it does. Bravo, Anne! I also want to explain what I am seeing.

What I find utterly fascinating about our new President's signature is all of it.

First of all this signature is the signature of a person obsessed with being seen at the peak of every interaction. This person does not care if they are communicating smoothly. Communicating strength and dominance are absolute priorities to the person with this signature.

It looks like Donald Trump has several "A"s (alphas) in his name although he only has one and that little "a" doesn't even look like an "a". The tail on the "d" at the end of Donald is almost playful until it hacks through the "T" in Trump, which is literally bending over backwards to force itself into a-framed architectural symmetry with the first "D" in Donald and the "p" in Trump.

There is nothing sensuous in this signature. It's brutal and unpleasant and harsh. It wants to be beautiful. It wants to be magnificent. It's just trying way too hard.