Just how often has the U.S. and NATO killed the Taliban in groups of 30 during 2009? The answer may surprise you: FULL Hat tip to IVAW’s Jen Hogg for this one. De’s hangout Moon of Alabama gave SC the tip. Here’s a similar incident related to the death of Pat Tillman (from a series [...]
Archive for December 2009
Everyone from centrist democrats (speaking of the US now) to socialists refer to themselves these days as “progressive.” Allow me to explain why I will not call myself that, and why I believe the assumptions underwriting the idea of “progressivism” are so pernicious. Let’s start with the word, then study the history. Then we can [...]
The true hero, the true subject, the centre of the Illiad, is force. Force employed by man, force that enslaves man, force before which man’s flesh shrinks away. In this work at all times, the human spirt is shown as modified by its relation to force, as swept away, blinded, by the very force it [...]
In 1991, the United States Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency assisted the Colombian government with the integration of staffs between the Colombian Army and the murderous right-wing paramilitary. I commented some years later on the obvious: if the staffs are integrated, they are the same organizaiton. This development went overwhelmingly unremarked in [...]
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One Dimensional Feminism: Feminism and the Election (This entry is one in a planned series of entries on what I’m calling One-Dimensional Feminism. In One Dimensional Man (published in 1964) Herbert Marcuse argued that societal power—he was focused on capitalism—had new modes of domination facilitated by technology and the accelerated commodification of all modes of [...]