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Three exposés from Wrong Kind of Green, a critical thinking collective

Everything ‘wrong kind of green’ is marked Creative Commons, and bless their hearts for it.  It also means that I can dispense with coloring their words blue; won’t that be nice?  Take your choice from the menu: one, two, all…or none,  of course.  It would be a favor to me that if you comment, comment on one exposé at a time.  It’ll make it simpler to read and answer shorter comments, for me, at any rate.

July 19, 2016: Cuba VP Leads Delegation To Nicaragua for the Anniversary Of Sandinista Revolution.
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Scientactically-Told Truths

Raining capital in nineteen words:
They used to dub the leaders Great. Not because they were good guys & gals, but because they achieved the extreme. On horses. Call that ancient history along with the mid-twentieth century, but it’s not just recently that words like “marvelous” have been taken for “wonderful” and almost never WTF?! Such simple choices, little turns of phrase, sound uttered self-consciously if you listen really closely, as if there’s an ambiguity-minimum dishonesty requirement set forth in The Really Real Book of the Law somewhere. At any rate, quality propaganda requires retail twisting of truth as well as wholesale dissemination of dubious modern mythology. It’s when words matter most.

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The Abject & Absurd Surrealism of the Amerikan Political Landscape

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Can we have a bit o’ fun at the Bern’s expense?

‘Pentagon Planet’ anthony freda
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Don’t worry, be happy! The Dems™ are on the Climate Change Case!

(Note Obama’s campaign logo on their ‘protest’ signs)
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A Contrarian’s Take on the Earth Day Marches and the Mythology of Science

by anthony freda
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The Fist of May

As it relates to the fruits of labor beyond just harvest, this first day of May means a number of things, down to nothing, depending upon where one comes- or is coming from. Being an American by arbitrary birthright I can observe the spectrum from ignorance to disregard. The European perspective — which, perspectives being as they are, one should in no way claim capacity of even the most far-flung interpretive representation — is hardly of one voice as to the significance of International Workers’ Day, or how it should or shouldn’t be observed. There are non-Europeans who think they know how things are different in Euroland and are comfortable acting as authority on the matter. There are non-Euros who know better, but act as authority all the same. There are those who admit ignorance, but will say they get the general idea and don’t have too big a problem arguing a viewpoint on it. There are those who are less comfortable in this final regard, but not to the extent that you won’t hear plenty of peep out of them. Wherever the end of this line is, it doesn’t have anyone on it who’ll admit they don’t know what the fuck they’re talking about, counting myself. If there’s a silent majority, they ain’t sayin’ shit.About the First of May: Continue reading