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Don't Tread On Me

by Antifa Tue Nov 15th, 2005 at 02:59:14 AM EST

The American Senate has merrily voted to overturn the nation's Constitution.  Yes, the very same Constitution that is the envy of the world.  The Constitution that enshrines the inalienable right of every human being to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  And to prompt judicial review of any incarceration.  Forty-nine Senators have voted to separate these inalienable rights from hundreds of human beings, permanently denying them any hope of trial, explanation, or release.

As if it was within the power of these Senators to stand above the law and cast such a criminal vote. They make a mockery of themselves and the nation to even consider the gesture, much less carry it out.  It cannot stand except in the full breach of every fundamental law of the land.  Yet it does great harm that they have done so.  Their foppish action is a blow to civilization as well as international law.  They know not what they toy with here.

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This Thing of Ours

by Antifa Mon Nov 14th, 2005 at 04:23:51 PM EST

You have to be human to know evil. My cat, my elephant, and my peacock know nothing of the subject.

There is your garden variety human evil, the awful things people do, the things cops see every day, the daily commerce of jealousy, revenge, hatred and harm.

And then there is a special kind of human evil, a highly distilled form of evil, the blackest, blindest and most banally stupid form of evil in the entire cosmos -- and that is institutional human evil.

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Cowboys and Kingmakers

by Antifa Tue Nov 8th, 2005 at 05:15:11 PM EST

Some people say that public knowledge of secret American gulags and our use of banned chemical weapons in Falluja marks the final straw, the pivot point in this illegal war, and illegal Administration. It's over.

Absolutely not.

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Swords on belts

by Antifa Thu Nov 3rd, 2005 at 11:09:27 AM EST

It can't be said any plainer than this:

many Americans privately believe that black skinned people are not really human beings. That's the unspoken, core belief behind separatist attitudes.

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Killin' Mojo

by Antifa Mon Oct 31st, 2005 at 01:47:21 PM EST

Mama Marisol sees things she sits in the graveyard she sees skeletons dance like last night they made a circle in the churchyard just a dancin with they bony arms thrown out across the shoulder blades on either side dancin two steps to the left an stompin down then two steps to the left an stompin down the circle goin round by two steps to the left an stompin around and around.

"That's for killin' mojo, that dance," says Mama Marisol. "They danced hard. I tell you what, cher -- big men will eat ashes before that moon is full, an little men will laugh an sing!"

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The Twelve Days of Fitzmas

by Antifa Mon Oct 31st, 2005 at 12:03:20 AM EST

On the first day of Fitzmas my AG gave to me . . . . . .
The indictment of Scooter Libby

On the second day of Fitzmas my AG gave to me . . .
McClellan wets his pants
And the indictment of Scooter Libby

On the third day of Fitzmas my AG gave to me . . .
Karen moves to France
McClellan wets his pants
And the indictment of Scooter Libby

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Joseph Valachi

by Antifa Sat Oct 29th, 2005 at 12:23:01 AM EST

 Keep your eye on the prize, people. Fitzgerald is turning Libby, and not in exchange for more Plame leakers, either.

Fitzgerald said today that this investigation isn't over. Believe it.

Here's how this is going down:

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Three Empires

by Antifa Fri Oct 28th, 2005 at 03:17:53 AM EST

The intent of the far right, since the advent of Reagan, has been to hollow out our system of checks and balances, to rinse out its vitality through shadow government, and Newspeak.

Three empires have been pursued under this far right umbrella:

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Downwind of Democracy

by Antifa Fri Oct 21st, 2005 at 01:13:40 AM EST

 Living in a bubble, drunk on power and other refined rocket fuels, and steeped in hubris -- oh, yeah -- a stack of full pardons is already in Dubya's breast pocket, near to his black and shriveled heart.

Issuing them is a no-brainer to this no-brainer of a Prezinint.  It's the timing that's all wrong. It'd be like laying down yer royal flush before the bets are all in.

Our Cowboy King is a long, long way from his last month in office, that marvelous month when he can cut his cronies loose from the consequences of their crimes with little fear of political backlash.

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The Beast We Serve

by Antifa Mon Sep 26th, 2005 at 10:47:14 AM EST

As all students of Dr. Lector will recall, it was the custom in the medieval era to hang traitors and thieves on a gibbet in the public square, always by one foot only, and often with heavy bags of mock coinage tied tightly to their hands to burden their misery with the empty spoils of sin.

Hanging them by one ankle served to animate their ridiculous position and to entertain passersby, for they wiggled a great deal, and they soiled themselves.  It was intended to torture, and to perfectly portray the complete lack of balance in their character.  Their very public demise demonstrated to everyone who saw it the real rewards of misappropriating other people's property.

It was a serious business.  It was a crucifixion.  If their crime was irredeemable, they were left up there unto death.  If their larceny could be recompensed by their living on to repay it, they were cut down in time to pursue that course.

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