Archive for February, 2013

Exposing the Industrial Food Machine is Becoming Popular

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 15:48 No Comments

I’ve ordered this book that is being released today, and it promises to be a good one: Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal. Here’s a nice mini-intro to the book on the Organic Connections website. The book is all about chemicals laced with food, such as Pop-Tarts, and why they are [...]

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Detroit Government Schools: The Free Lunch Economy

Monday, February 25, 2013 21:48 3 Comments

When you hear the term “Detroit food economy,” it doesn’t refer to Detroit’s great economy of self-sufficient, homesteading urban farmers who defy government edicts and turn vacant land to productive use, nor does it refer to North America’s oldest and largest anarcho-farmer’s market that puts the industrial food system to shame. “Detroit food economy” is actually braggadocio [...]

This was posted under category: Welfare State

Is Detroit a Self-Defense Haven?

Sunday, February 24, 2013 12:09 2 Comments

Detroit has been getting a lot of attention for its recent shootings. Not the usual criminal stuff, but the step-up in self-defense shootings as people have come to realize that the police only exist to mark the outlines of bodies with chalk. - Here is the story of a shootout at a tax preparation business in [...]

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Fed’s Big Ag Policy is Anything But “Green”

Sunday, February 24, 2013 6:49 1 Comment

Tom Philpott of Mother Jones has put together a nice story on environmental destruction as a result of government corn and soy policy: “Goodbye Grasslands, Hello Corn.” So why would farmers plow up such risky land? Simple: Federal policy has made it a high-reward, tiny-risk proposition. Prices for corn and soy doubled in real terms [...]

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Detroit’s No-Tax Property Tax

Saturday, February 23, 2013 18:43 1 Comment

As I have been fond of reciting, Detroit’s city government is so inept and thus so powerless that it can accomplish almost nothing outside of the scope of employing and paying its inept and entitled employees. The city can’t even collect $130M owed to it in property taxes, even while it is on the verge [...]

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Detroit’s White Flight in Reverse

Saturday, February 23, 2013 17:59 2 Comments

After decades of white flight from the city, including the flight of dead, white bodies from Detroit cemeteries, the flight path has taken a 180-degree turn back to the city. As Time magazine’s “Detroit Blog” reported back in 2010: According to new studies, white people are moving back into Detroit proper in increasing numbers for the first time in nearly 60 years. Yes, [...]

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Alfred E. Neuman and Abe

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:59 2 Comments

Great cover of Mad magazine: Alfred E. Neuman smacks Abe Lincoln with a snowball.  

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Another Government Superhero

Monday, February 18, 2013 21:16 2 Comments

There is a new TV drama show created around a heroic Surgeon General who fights evil business and skirts politics (?!) to be a savior of the people. This government hero is responsible for “millions of lives.” How long before this one is off the air?

This was posted under category: Medical Establishment

Things I See

Monday, February 18, 2013 20:37 No Comments
This was posted under category: Idiocracy

Your Unknowing Masters

Saturday, February 16, 2013 16:38 3 Comments

This is from the greatest hits archive. This one must never be lost for future archeologists.

This was posted under category: War