Monthly Archives: July 2013

Egypt is gonna take awhile…

After a brief break last month, I invoked the massive demonstrations in Egypt as at least in the abstract an inspiring sight. The open challenge of authority, reminders to ones claimed rulers that there are more of Us than of … Continue reading

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Idle Threats

In Florida, George Zimmerman, a wannabe cop & self-assumed neighborhood watchman in a gated community, stalked, picked a fight with, & executed a teenage boy. After a trial that only took place due to protests (he originally wasn’t even charged), … Continue reading

Posted in fevered barking, law | 4 Comments

Parody is Dead

Since unfortunately much of the NSA surveillance coverage is focusing on personalities of the leaker & one of the journalists who broke the story rather than the utter absurdity of a system that functionally assumes everyone is a suspect, deflections … Continue reading

Posted in fevered barking, random shots | 2 Comments