Tuesday, February 13, 2024

There Are Starving Children Left on Your Plate

My apologies, let me move Momcat from top-billing with today's awoogayodel (trademark), my not posting since wasn't bleggal mourning but my deliberate attempt to not awoogayodel daily as effective but repetitive reaction to shitlord organs' incessantly reprogramming me to lockstep accept my (and yours) rapidly approaching immiseration and eventual slaughter

Yesterday my senator from Maryland, Chris Van Hollen, called the IDF war criminals for starving Gazans, I was surprised and stunned, Chris Van Hollen? I tweeted:
This was my first reaction (Van Hollen is my senator, Maryland). my second reaction that there had to be a cynical motherfucking professional Democrat decision to pick him to speak now so it's borderline evil at best, my third reaction, the fuck is @RepRaskin, moral coward?
Second reaction the correct reaction of course and should have been the first, the fuck wrong with me. Early this morning he voted to give Israel more money for Israel's western shitlord sanctioned genocide. Joe Biden's having aides tell reporters that Joe is really really mad and calling Netanyahu an asshole in a pathetic effort to gaslight his genocidal glee while demanding his party give said asshole more money to buy US bombs, Bidenomics!

I've been yodeling since October 8 that a major goal of the US proxy genocide in Gaza is to gear-up prepping the American public for the horrors of the coming global wars over resource scarcities and accepting as patriotic the sociopathic death-drive shitlords have to either unilaterally control the world or destroy the world if they can't. This is from eight years ago

Meanwhile, professional motherfucking Democrats and their shitlib zombies can't decide which narrative to adopt as primary, that the special counsel (designated by Biden's own AG) lied about Biden's senility versus Sure Biden is diminished and demented, but Trump. Why doesn't Trump's increasing dementia (Biden will rename Pennsylvania if reelected, for example) get the same 24-7 obsessive play as Biden's, a shitlib former professor of mine demanded of me, when I said because even if Trump is as feeble or feebler than Biden Trump is not currently sending weapons to Israel to ethnic cleanse Palestine, steal the West Bank, and kill all child-bearing age Palestinian women and already born Palestinian children to eliminate the next generation of Palestinians while simultaneously tempting a broad Mideast war that would almost certainly lead to a world war, that's why, this probably the last time my former professor ever asks me anything again

Meanwhile, in my complicity, we're driving to Michigan Thursday to visit our daughter (so this post might sit atop for a while), HEY! did you know Wayne Kramer made an album (MUBUC5, get it?) with Pere Ubu in 1998? It's true, you can hear it here, no youtubes to post from that album but here, have this instead

What and how helmetball serves: The Super Bowl Massacre
The Crisis at The New York Times
"It has been evident to many of us since the genocide in Gaza began Oct. 7 that Israel risked asking too much of those inclined to take its side. The Zionist state would ask what many people cannot give: It would ask them to surrender their consciences, their idea of moral order, altogether their native decency as it murders, starves and disperses a population of 2.3 million while making their land uninhabitable. The Israelis took this risk and they have lost. We are now able to watch videos of Israeli soldiers celebrating as they murder Palestinian mothers and children, as they dance and sing while detonating entire neighborhoods, as they mock Palestinians in a carnival of racist depravity one would have thought beyond what is worst in humanity—and certainly beyond what any Jew would do to another human being. The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports, as American media do not, that the Israel Defense Forces covertly sponsor a social media channel disseminating this degenerate material in the cause of maintaining maximum hatred"
Excellent article on Finkelstein and vital reminder to not make heroes, make allies
Biden administration signals it is open to Rafah offensive as it looks to press Netanyahu on hostage deal
"In The War Of Propaganda, It Is Very Difficult To Defeat The United States”
As do motherfucking professional Democrats
A longform reflection on the interplay between obedience & disobedience in the modern corporate university
Hell’s Endless Trails from the USA
Something's gotta giveAfter this after this after this
Bluesky CEO Jay Graber Says She Won’t ‘Enshittify the Network With Ads’
Ten years into his college teaching career, students stopped being able to read effectively
Why Animals Talk: The New Science of Animal Communication
"Do animals have language?’ is a bad question. They talk, concludes Kershenbaum, but not in the way we do. We are pathologically linguistic. We chop the world up into propositions and, if we’re not careful, examine those rather than the world itself. The behaviourist Temple Grandin speculates that non-human animals might rely on mental images rather than something tantamount to language to conceptualise ideas (as people like her, with autism spectrum disorder, do). We can’t know, but Kershenbaum is sympathetic to the notion.
Maggie's weeklyKilling the planet
This christercracker shitminister looks like my brother Elric
Wayne Kramer’s Rage Against the Prison Machine
{ feuilleton }'sSOCIALIST VEGANISM
An excellent collection of songs for Damo Suzuki


Ben Lerner

There are starving children left on your plate.
There are injuries without brains.
Migrant workers spend 23 hours a day
removing tiny seeds from mixtures
they cannot afford to smoke
and cannot afford not to smoke.
Entire nations are ignorant of the basic facts
of hair removal and therefore resent
our efforts to depilate unsightly problem areas.
Imprisonment increases life expectancy.
Finish your children. Adopt an injury.
           ‘I'm going to my car. When I get back,
           I'm shooting everybody.'
                                [line omitted in memory of_______]

70% of pound animals will be euthanized.
94% of pound animals would be euthanized
if given the choice. The mind may be trained
to relieve itself on paper. A pill
for your safety, a pill for her pleasure.
Neighbors are bothered by loud laughter
but not by loud weeping.
Massively multiplayer zombie-infection web-games
are all the rage among lifers.
The world is a rare case of selective asymmetry.
The capitol is redolent of burnt monk.
           ‘I'm going to my car. When I get back
           I'm shooting everybody.'
                                 [line omitted in memory of _______]

There are two kinds of people in the world:
those that condemn parking lots as monstrosities,
‘the ruines of a broken World,' and those
that respond to their majesty emotionally.
70% of the planet is covered in parking lots.
94% of a man's body is parking lot.
Particles of parking lot have been discovered
in the permanent shadows of the moon.
There is terror in sublimity.
If Americans experience sublimity
the terrorists have won.
          ‘I'm going to my car. When I get back
          I'm shooting everybody.'
                                [line omitted in memory of _______]


  1. My cats spoke to me
    One at least once, one even more
    R I P, Momcat

  2. 1/with regard to my senator from maryland, condemning war crimes while continuing to fund them - perhaps he is in a similar position as god with respect to infant damnation - his position in the system requires him to do certain things which he personally regrets

    who among us is in a position to do what we believe to be right? all must find a way to keep going while weaving among the positives and negatives of the way things are - we've got to live it, or live with it, and at a time to be determined get out of the way

    2/speaking of killing the planet, which is a hyperbolic way of referring to environmental changes that are having effects on the biosphere, i read this morning that jem bendell


    maintains an optimistic attitude in an age of collapse


    last year he moved to bali, where he is promoting regenerative agricultural practices