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KFC Calling!! All Hands On Board!!

You know something?  No sooner does KFC (that’s right the Colonel’s own) open it’s doors in three prime Barnaul  (Siberian Rusia) locations, then the goons and goof balls of

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Recollection, Releasement, and Reconstitution

We live now in a world of unnatural wonders: virtual communities, corporate personhood, iPads, ‘bluetooth’ ears, selfies, 24/7 i-spy eavesdropping, instant global communication; all the accoutrements to give bureaucrats, emperors, and dime-a-dance dictators a complete set of controls over their … Continue reading

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Am I A Butterfly?

Somewhere there are still peoples and herds, but not with us, my brethren: here there are states. A state? What is that? Well! open now your ears unto me, for now will I say unto you my word concerning the … Continue reading

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“The Simulacran Republic” (From the Archives of Joe Baegant)

The hologram ripples with the cry of a thrush “It’s a world of appearances … packaged to the showroom specifications of a sit-com.  She asks her hairdresser for ‘tinted highlights’ he mumbles something about going to the gym. He feels … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go From Here?

In a world evaporating before our eyes, what have we left to concern ourselves with?  This might be the most demanding question of the past century. It’s strange how all indicators looked so good to Americans back in the fifties.  … Continue reading

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