frankilin roosevelt

It's not about being liberal or conservative anymore y'all. That is a hype offered by the fascist whores who want to confuse the people with lies while they turn this country into an aristocratic police state. Some people will say anything to attain power and money. There is no such thing as the Liberal Media, but the Corporate media is very real.

Check out my old  Voice of the People page.

Gino Napoli
San Francisco, California
High School Math Teacher

Loyalty without truth
is a trail to tyranny.

a middle-aged
George Washington

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Saturday, 18 March 2017 at 20h 16m 0s

Echidne is a greek goddess indeed

In case you are not aware, Echidne is a blogger who has a quite incisive instinct for the gestalt of the zeitgeist (Whoa man, two German words). I visit Echidne on a regular basis, because the information and insight is both amusing and accurate.

Jane Mayer has written an excellent and important piece about the longer-term consequences of the Citizens United Supreme Court decision which gave every dollar the same political power. Most of us could foresee what that might mean: The very rich can now legally buy almost any administration they wish and create almost any laws they want.

And Mayer shows us, very carefully, how that led to Trump and the large number of white supremacists and possibly even a Nazi or two in his administration. These shadowy super-billionaires Mayer writes about, using Mercer as her example, are the true deep "state" in the United States, our true overlords.

Granted, we still have voting for the hoi polloi, though it's more and more restricted for the black Americans every day. But if you think of voting somewhat like picking a meal in a restaurant, remember that it's people like Mercer who wrote the menu, who decided what dishes should be on it.

Click here for the Jane Mayer piece. Jane Mayer is no slouch herself. She has been a reputable journalist for the New Yorker since 1995.

Saturday, 18 March 2017 at 11h 50m 55s

14 Standard Deviations.

In fact, the aggregate wealth of Japan, is somewhere between 3 and 4 standard deviations. So WTF Mr. Ryan? I realize you had a few brews back in college salivating over destroying government, but why didn't you give back those tawdry Social Security payments after your father died, back in the day when you too were a young man in need of a little help? Tell us, Mr. Ryan, why do you indulge in the suffering of others behind a bunk philosophy?

In case you were unaware, in statistics, 3 standard deviations is the extreme for a normal distribution of items that have relatively similar characteristics and background enviromental influences. For a normal distribution, 99.7 percent of all items will be within a 3 standard deviation interval. To be 14 standard deviations from the mean, is akin to a billion year global event.

Can I say this again? THIS. IS. NOT. NORMAL.

Friday, 17 March 2017 at 20h 0m 39s

A new song

Friday, 17 March 2017 at 18h 27m 46s

Two old friends passing in the night

Friday, 17 March 2017 at 17h 8m 59s


I am sooooooooooo completely sick of all these reporters and journalists using the term "alt-right" like its a keyboard key stroke sequence. Just tap [alt][arrow Right] and a goose-stepping image of Hitler appears on the screen.

Can we just call them Nazi's already? Because that's what they are. When reporters on the TeeVee mention "platform of the alt-right" they should call it instead "the agenda of National Socialist party". The rump group of Rethuglicans in the Congress are there because of election chicanery and thievery, so how much integrity do you think you are gonna get out of these liars/thieves and the morbid racists who use them?

Answer: NONE.

Friday, 17 March 2017 at 16h 58m 0s

OMG this is the president

Trump ignores the German presses audible request and then statement by Chancellor Merkel for a handshake. He just sits there with a dumb, drooling, pompous look on his face and then quips "Send a good picture to Germany for me."

He is an arrogant buffoon. Please make it stop.

Thursday, 16 March 2017 at 18h 55m 47s

Good speech about the reality of globalism

Dr. Yilmaz Akyuz, Chief Economist of the South Center, was formerly the Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) when he retired in August 2003. He was the principal author and head of the team preparing the Trade and Development Report, and UNCTAD coordinator of research and support to developing countries (the Group-of-24) in the IMF and World Bank on International Monetary and Financial Issues. He taught at various universities in Turkey and Europe before joining UNCTAD in 1984 and after his retirement, and published extensively in macroeconomics, finance, growth and development. He is the second holder of the Tun Ismail Ali International Chair in Monetary and Financial Economics at the University of Malaysia, established by Bank Negara.

[SOURCE:†|†The Real News Network†|†15 March 2017]

Thursday, 16 March 2017 at 17h 45m 41s

Uhm, are you paying attention ?

The super rich are hi-jacking the state and manipulating the patriotism and prejudices of the lower classes in order to destroy the people's democracy and steal the people's treasury. This is a world-wide phenomenom. It's happening nation after nation all over the world right now.

Thursday, 16 March 2017 at 17h 26m 9s

The Animals know something

From Popular Science: humpback whales are organizing in large numbers and no one knows why.

These whales are pretty interesting too.

They eat everything from krill to plankton to small fish, regardless of whether they speak whale. They even have a specialized way of hunting where they gang up on schools of fish to try to eat them all at once. Itís called bubble net feeding. The humpbacks divide up, some swirling around a group of fish and some blowing air, such that the circling whales can drive their victims into a net made of bubbles. This confuses the fish, trapping them inside, until one whale sounds the call and they all rush in, mouths agape, swimming upwards through the teeming mass of fish.

[SOURCE:Sara Chodosh†|†Popular Science†|†15 March 2017]

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 at 18h 20m 25s

Lee Camp is funny as shit

This quote comes from the previous video starting at 18:13.

[You] see White House, when a man really loves a corporate donor, and they get a private moment together, a special moment, some candles lit maybe, a little flowers, lite music, [that's when] you show off the "D". Alright, but not just out on public display.

Wow, I knew there would be a learning curve for the Trump White House to figure out how to be quietly corrupt. But this is ridiculous.

Seriously, you don't put the head of Exxon-Mobil as Secretary of State, okay. You are suppose to put in like a puppet, some dumb sap you [got] out on the street who is gonna do whatever you want, does everything you say ... like George W. Bush, remember him [laughs in mimic of GW Bush's infamous chuckle] ... remember that guy. Yea, he's pulling his nose in. Cover it up a little. Have some class. These guys are going with the full Monte.

This part occurs at 24:20

I know we have grown accustomed to this stuff. Like, we are used to the fact that most American's are struggling. We have grown habituated to it, and we have to fight that feeling that this is normal. America is incredibly rich. Insanely rich ... there is a banana's amount of wealth in this country and [yet] half of all Americans couldn't deal with a $500 emergency, because that money has been sucked to the top one percent. That's not okay. This is not alright. And these assholes have the nerve to go on TeeVee and brag about it. And brag about exploiting us.

I never thought I would ever miss the George W. Bush Republican administration, but good lord, I actually believe Dubya had a few moral principles and is a decent human being at heart when compared to this ruthless, heartless, inhuman gang of thugs that current inhabit the White House and most of the Rethuglican party.

The rest of the video is riotous by the way. I would love to quote the rest. Lee Camp is on fire as usual.