Tag Archive: plutocracy

PILES

Not really an editorial cartoon, this. Those are pictorial comments, quotidian and transient, created by professional visual pundits. This post is an amateur sketch about the state of things that is neither new… Continue reading

FIREWORKS AND HOT DOGMAS

  On one level, pyrotechnics and grilled meat are manifest pledges of allegiance to what the USA theoretically stands for, and on another, they are fun or yummy things to do on a… Continue reading

D.U.I.

That’s Democracy Under Influence, which is essentially no democracy at all. How can it really a democracy where the President was elected in 11/16 by a minority (46.1%) of votes and is currently… Continue reading

SHIFT HAPPENS

It could be that the great USA experiment (“government by the people…,” “…pursuit of happiness,” blah blahblah) is over. And not like Francis Fukuyama’s “End of History.” No, its demise is more a… Continue reading

YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU NEED

Back in the day, the three black and white TV networks and the one or two black and white daily news papers kept their content centrist to survive. They were truly a mass… Continue reading

COCK FIGHT

The scene here is at first glance simple. We seem to have classic cock fight; a pair of bought and paid for, bred for the job chickens circle in the pit. They are… Continue reading

ART, POOR ART II

He asks himself whether art in itself (l’art pour l’art) was the reason he did it, not the praise he got for his efforts. Yes, he enjoyed the gestures themselves and the magic… Continue reading

Indisposed by fear and sloth

 “A man can smile and smile and be a villain.  Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain.” ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World Those first Tuesdays  in November when we think we are making a… Continue reading

Singularicide

More and more jobs are being done by machines; machines are slowly inching up the food chain. If a dystopian remake of “How to succeed in business…” were cast today J. Pierpont Finch… Continue reading