As I noted the other day, the state is beginning to turn on its citizens, and actively so, even if incidental to another goal. Reddit knows what’s going down. One comment replies to the hilarious sentiment that Obama’s 2012 re-election will save us: Obama? ORLY? http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/01/06/obama-chooses-jpmorgan-exec-william-daley-chief-staff/ http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2009-01-27-lobbyist_N.htm http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-smith/youre-appointing-who-plea_b_243810.html http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/greenspace/2011/10/former-keystone-pipeline-lobbyist-hired-by-obama-campaign.html http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0509/22957.html http://washingtonexaminer.com/node/468316 http://lonestarwatchdog.blogspot.com/2011/05/cameras-banned-in-white-house-daily.html http://www.reddit.com/r/worldnews/comments/fz4ed/wikileaks_cables_leaked_information_regarding/ www.reddit.com/r/Economics/comments/flw6z/obamas_37_trillion_budget_calls_for_military/ http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2010-02-27-Patriot-Act_N.htm…


Switch! (Late)

‎The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to down dissent and originality.

– H. L. Mencken

Watch a Man Kick His Own Ass

An indignant Mitt[s-of-Shame] Romney is just FLABBERGASTED that anyone would imply he has flip-flopped on anything but abortion. The Plastic Man comes unglued: How could anyone say such things about poor, little, niceguy Romney??? Oh!… Oh. Well, I guess there’s this: No, I will not use my remaining time to talk about how unwavering and…


The Constitution’s Dying [Habeus] Corpus

You don’t need a conspiracy theory any longer. Yesterday, Congress voted to preserve the text of a bill that would allow for the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens without trial by the military, provide that military courts can be used for any and all trials of “terrorist” activities, and undermine the principle of Habeus Corpus…