Invitation2Artivism: This Time It’s Personal… A SPACE-OPERA INTERLUDE — Part 1 A long time ago, in the Milky Way galaxy, I participated in THE cultural event of the latter portion of the 20th century. It was 1977. I was 10 years old and long overdue for the first genuine religious experience of my young life (sorry, Father P, but the… Read More »A SPACE-OPERA INTERLUDE (because man cannot live on politics alone)
Historical reminder: It was Washington that arranged for al Qaeda “to throw bombs… at the Syrians” in the first place.
Keen to start a war… “Bandar and other Saudis have assured the White House… ‘We’ve created this movement, and we can control it.’ It’s not that we don’t want the Salafis to throw bombs; it’s who they throw them at—Hezbollah, Moqtada al-Sadr, Iran, and at the Syrians…” – Seymour Hersh’s article “The Redirection” (The New Yorker, 3/5/07) More than a… Read More »Historical reminder: It was Washington that arranged for al Qaeda “to throw bombs… at the Syrians” in the first place.
Last night, I found myself sharing an epiphany with my darling wife, to wit: at this stage of my life, so far as my internet presence is concerned, I’m little more than “Taylor” at the end of 1968’s Planet of the Apes movie: “YOU MANIACS, YOU BLEW IT UP…” and so forth… on a loop. The resolution I should be… Read More »“Bright Eyes” speaks!
Not long ago, it was President Obama who the deep state (and affiliated Salafist militants) tried to manipulate and subvert with these false flag attacks; today it’s Donald Trump. If we’re to believe the corporate media, it would appear that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has an absolutely uncanny way of “crossing Washington’s Red Line” every single time he and his… Read More »Obama and Trump, together again…
STATEMENT OF THE ARTIST (as a middle-aged man) — Adult Version: This visceral, textural, rippling, pulsing tondo is the culmination of years of reconciling myself to the deeply flawed society America has become. If one has spent decades meticulously following politics, economics, cultural shifts, and global war (as this artist has), one ends up witnessing an infinite galaxy of Orwellian… Read More »Ecology 101: Orwell’s Pigs Devour the World