Archive for April, 2014

Pomegranates Gone Wild

Saturday, April 26, 2014 6:50 2 Comments

The Coca-Cola machine vs the self-professed lords of pomegranate – the Supreme Court is hearing arguments. POM Wonderful first sued Coca-Cola in 2008 under the Lanham Act, signed into law by Harry Truman, which “prohibits false and misleading statements” about products. POM’s case is essentially one of competition: Coca-Cola has produced a nasty, little product made [...]

This was posted under category: Food Politics

Awareness/Remembrance Claptrap

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 21:46 1 Comment

We don’t need “Awareness” or “Remembrance” occasions to register the fact that something which occurred in the past was, and still is considered to be, a wicked event with a horrendous outcome. These Awareness/Remembrance crusades are spin and propaganda on the part of the state and its media organs. They hook the masses emotionally as [...]

This was posted under category: Propaganda State, The Terror State

Anti-Gun Ad Oopsy

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 21:30 5 Comments

This Bloomberg anti-gun ad is a bit off kilter in terms of its, umm, portrayal of reality. Check out that bullet!    

This was posted under category: guns

Boston Feel-Goodism

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:27 2 Comments

Radey Balko is right about Boston in this article for the Washington Post, though he is far too charitable because one has to be in order to be published in the mainstream media. In Boston, 19,000 National Guard troops moved into an American city, not to put down a civil uprising, quell riots or dispel an [...]

This was posted under category: The Terror State

Oh, Butter Bad. Haven’t We Heard That Before?

Saturday, April 19, 2014 7:22 No Comments

Tom Philpott of Mother Jones has written a good article on the demonization of saturated fat, though it falls short of calling out James McWilliams for what he is: a hysterical and discreditable shill for the Industrial Food Machine. Here’s a quote from the Philpott article: “Simultaneously, as Bittman correctly noted, trans fats—cheap vegetable oils treated with [...]

This was posted under category: Industrial Food Machine

Killers on Psychiatric Drugs in Gun-Free Zones

Monday, April 7, 2014 17:59 1 Comment

The Fort Hood shooting is yet another reminder of the two things all or most of these mass murders have in common: they occur in clearly-marked and reinforced gun-free zones. Second, most or maybe all of the mass murdering gunmen were on cocktails of psychiatric drugs as captive patients of the psychiatric-pharmaceutical-medical complex. Still, everyday [...]

This was posted under category: guns, Medical Establishment