Fascism and Laziness…

Source: Washington Monthly, “The 12 Early Warning Signs of Fascism,” Martin Longman, January 31, 2017 Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights But beyond him being (obviously) a genocidal maniac, there’s an aspect to Hitler’s rule that kind of gets missed in our standard view of him. Even if popular culture hasContinue reading “Fascism and Laziness…”

Threat Assessment…

Domestic Violent Extremists Will Be Harder to Combat Than Homegrown Jihadists, The Rand Blog Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights Source: https://www.dhs.gov/ntas/advisory/national-terrorism-advisory-system-bulletin-may-24-2023 Summary of Terrorism-Related Threat to the United States The United States remains in a heightened threat environment. Lone offenders and small groups motivated by a range of ideological beliefsContinue reading “Threat Assessment…”

Gaming Apocalypse…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Dark Side, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights 2 Timothy 3:1 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. This is NOT an eschatology blog. The second verse is a common cudgel to the LGBT community, bellowed from the pulpits of soon-discovered closeted pastors. Several laws areContinue reading “Gaming Apocalypse…”

The Illusion of Perfection…

Source – Jati: The Caste System in India, Asia Society Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Climate Change, COVID-19, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights “In America, this battle to wipe out whole ethnic groups was fought not by armies with guns nor by hate sects at the margins. Rather, this pernicious white-gloved war was prosecuted byContinue reading “The Illusion of Perfection…”

Innocence…

Topics: African Americans, Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Climate Change, Democracy, Diversity in Science, Environment, Existentialism, Fascism, Global Warming, Human Rights Trauma at 55 © April 3, 2023, the Griot Poet Graduation day. No child smiling because we Lost Martin Thursday. April is National Poetry Month. This photo of five-year-old me inspired my haiku about myContinue reading “Innocence…”

By Another Name…

Space race: Inside ego-fueled competition of Bezos, Musk, and Branson, Michael Kaplan, New York Post Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights Under laws enacted specifically to intimidate blacks, tens of thousands of African Americans were arbitrarily arrested, hit with outrageous fines, and charged for the costs of their own arrests. With noContinue reading “By Another Name…”

Adios, Dilbert…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Democracy, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights Dildo (noun): an object shaped like and used in place of a penis for giving sexual pleasure; (mainly US offensive): a stupid person, especially a man. Cambridge Dictionary Note: In light of recent events, and the pregnant homophone, it was too good to pass up. AsContinue reading “Adios, Dilbert…”

Silicon Gaslighting…

Image source: Black Planet dot com Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Climate Change, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights Note: I had my bridge removed by a periodontist. That’s not as trivial as I thought it would be, recalling me pulling my baby teeth at the age of six. My pain management regimen consisted of 600 mgContinue reading “Silicon Gaslighting…”

Challenging Utopia…

Note: The origin of my harshness was this, ON the day we laid Tyre Nichols to rest, I was commenting on a police report of a double amputee being shot to death by the police. Trolls have to troll. After my rebuttal, I heard nothing else. Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Existentialism, Fascism, Human Rights,Continue reading “Challenging Utopia…”

Tribute to the Trekkie…

Topics: Civics, Civil Rights, Civilization, Democracy, Existentialism, History, Human Rights Note: Sourced from https://physics4thecool.blogspot.com/2011/10/honoring-trekkie.html, my previous blog posting site. “If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice. Say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness.” Dr.Continue reading “Tribute to the Trekkie…”