Posts Tagged ‘Washington Post’

Pigs On The Wing

By mike flugennockMonday - August 29th, 2022Categories: Bidenism, Ukrainamania, liberty, media, war and peace

…Smerconish then asked, “What about our role as liberators?,” to which Waters replied, “You have no role as liberators.” When Smerconish pointed to the US intervention in World War II, Waters observed, “Thank God, the Russians had already won the bloody war almost by then. Don’t forget 23 million Russians died protecting you and me from the Nazi menace.”
— Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters vs. CNN’s Michael Smerconish, 08.06.2022

In the past fifteen or twenty years I’ve seen some pretty sick-ass bastards’n'bitches drop some sick-ass takes right out in the open, not giving a damn who heard or cared and thinking that they were just the hottest goddamn shit on two legs. I’ve seen George W. Bush sending thousands of Americans to die for his lies and goading the Iraqis to “bring it on” from the safety of the Oval Office. I’ve seen Hillary Clinton gloating over the death of Gadhafi, burbling “we came, we saw, he died” and cackling like a goddamn witch, and I’ve seen Hillary melting down over the 2016 email leaks and demanding the assassination of Julian Assange.

Nothing, however, matches the absolute rock-bottom bloody filthiness of a US-funded Ukrainian neo-Nazi outfit called Myrotvorets, which has also apparently claimed responsibility for the car bombing assassination of Daria Dugina (daughter of a noted Russian fascist type) about which the Washington Post made a right snotty show out of how few fucks they gave about it. These scum have compiled a friggin’ dossier on Roger Waters — y’know, Pink Floyd, that Roger Waters — and included him on their “kill list” for speaking out on Ukrainian neo-Nazism and human rights abuses, and the hypocrisy of US/NATO imperialism in Ukraine. Yeah, a goddamn kill list, f’crissake.

Above and beyond the comic-book bluster of Hilldawg and Dubya, the bastards at Myrotvorets are actually claiming credit for assassinations, and compiling hit lists of dissident journalists and artists, with the funding and blessing of the US, and are doubling down with threats against some of the most prominent artists of their generation.

As an artist and political dissident myself — and as someone who’s old enough to remember the night John Lennon was stolen from us — my disgust is off-scale. Seriously, man. Roger Fucking Waters. Bastards.

If you #StandWithUkraine then THIS is what you stand with. Enjoy it.

“Hah, ha, charade you are…!”

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Ode To Joy

By mike flugennockMonday - February 21st, 2022Categories: coronavirus, media

Y’know that stupid game you play with fortune cookies in which you read the fortune out loud and add the phrase “in bed” at the end…? Well, that’s apparently the favorite little fun game with the brain-rotted US media with regard to China, especially at the Olympics this past week — find any news of any positive achievement of or any news that reflects well on China, and the US Boss Media will be right on top of it with their shallow bitching and moaning about “human rights”, trot out their victims of the week, fling some over-hyped apocryphal stories around and wail “but at what cost”?

The front page of the Washington Post — where Democracy died long ago and is now beginning to smell really pungent in darkness — put on quite a show this past Saturday, pissing and moaning about the job the Chinese did of keeping covid under control during the Olympics, claiming that it “kept the joy out of the Games” and at “great mental and financial costs”. It was a headline so galling that I had to just kind of stand there in the front hall, slack-jawed, sputtering and giggling as I read and re-read it.

I was almost in awe of it, somehow — a gaggle of hacks from a corporate mouthpiece in the seat of the US Empire, which had twice as many covid-19 deaths last week than China had all of last year, is having a tantrum about China taking the steps any responsible government should do during a public health emergency, filling its pants about how it took the joy out of the Olympics. Myself, I think any “joy” issues our friends here had came more from the shock of being shown up by a Chinese-American who chose to ski for China, and by a government which treats healthcare as a public good rather than a commodity.

Yeah, shame those horrid, awful Chinese commies took appropriate action to mitigate the spread of an infectious pathogen and took a little bit of the “joy” out of it for you — not nearly as awesome as here in the good old USA, where we’re joyful and free and lost nearly a million people to covid19 last year.

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Low-Priority File

By mike flugennockWednesday - June 30th, 2021Categories: Bidenism, Economy, Health Care, Party Animals, coronavirus, elections, environment

…and apparently, for the Washington Post and the Democratic Party, holding their President to account for unfulfilled campaign promises is lodged in a low-priority file somewhere between “Can’t Be Bothered” and “Tough Shit”.

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The Teeth of Biden (Make Sure The Kids Hear Words)

By mike flugennockSunday - September 15th, 2019Categories: 2020 Election, Party Animals, elections, media

The Biden Train kept a-rollin’, all night long. As DNC frontrunner (cough) Sen. Joe Biden was defending the rank-ass “legacy” of his ex-boss and forgetting what he was saying halfway through his answers on the “debate” stage this week, the featured body part malfunction was the Senator’s dentures, which slipped out on the air at the worst possible moment — which is to say, pretty much every moment, from all accounts.

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