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April 15, 2019 

 

Prayers for the Future of the Planet

A shaman priestess

Is deep in thought

Engaged in Meditation

on the fate

Of the earth

 

She is deep in the cosmic woods

In the world between worlds

Where she is communing

With the spirits of the universe

Who listen to her tale of woe

 

She tells them

Of the rise of the neo fascists

And the refusal to address

The possible end of the world

Due to run away climate change

 

She prays and prays

And finally

She receives an answer

More a prediction

It is all up to humans

 

She has two visions

Of a possible future

Two contrasting visions

One a dystopian nightmare

The other an optimistic vision

 

The first

The neo fascists

Seize control

And usher in a dystopian nightmare

That ends with utter destruction

 

Nuclear war

Nuclear winter

Ends climate change

As civilization ends

And mankind retreat to caves

 

And it happens

In a blink of an eye

In less than five years

The world will end

Game over civilization ends

 

The second vision

The optimistic vision

Humanity wakes up

From their collective night mare

Throws off the neo fascist cabal

 

And begin to change the world

Making the economy works

For all of us

Not just the corrupt 1 percent

The so-called masters of the Universe

 

They are overthrown

In a people’s power revolution

All over the world

People wake up

Demand change

 

And slowly the world

Begins to recover

And overcome

The dark hours

Of the present age

 

The shaman priestess

Returns home

To spread the word

It up to us

To choose our fate

 

The end is indeed near

It is darker than you think

But it is not over yet

If we choose the path

Of the cosmic light

 

And overthrow

The neo fascist cabal

And restore democracy

And peace will break out

And all will end well

 

If not

Well she says

You have been warned

The universe has spoken

So, mote it be

 

 

 

April 16, 2019

Why do all fake Natives call themselves “Cherokees”?

Erasure Poem

So many fake Indians these days

Elizabeth Warren is one

And according to my DNA results

I am too

 

But my grand-parents spoke Cherokee my mom claims

And they disappeared into the hills

She claims

 

Is the DNA test wrong?

Was I adopted ?

Or is it possible

That I am a real deal

 

A real Cherokee

Or am I fake Cherokee???

 

A Cherokee weighed in on this on Quora

 

First, I would never call them “fake Natives”.

They are 99% white,

 mostly Blue-collar, and New Age Hippie,

 Anglo-Americans

 

who are simply

lost without their own specific identity

that they can proudly Claim,

 

so therefore,

 they search for a certain Popular,

 

 Romanticized segment of Indigenous People

that will “fit”

into their Family’s historical Lore.

 

Second, it just happens to ALWAYS be …

the Cherokee …

 

sometimes,

either Blackfoot or Lakota.

 

AND, “My GGM was a Cherokee Princess”,

 as an add-on VALUE.

 

This is primarily

 because of the vast area

formerly inhabited by the Cherokee.

 

 However, the tribes’ interaction

with European immigrants since colonial times,

led to a great deal of intermarriage

with non-indigenous populations.

 

In many cases people have limited knowledge

of the other Native American nations,

that inhabited the areas in which they live.

 

However, a lot of this is wishful thinking,

and these people have African American

or other non-European ancestry.

 

It is fashionable to claim indigenous ancestry ,

in an attempt to legitimize t

 

Their sense of belonging on our lands.

The reason is simple,

 

 they don’t know the names of the other tribes.

There has never been a song called

“Indian Reservation” about Apache People

 or any other tribe but, the Cherokee.

 

“Indian Reservation”

by Paul Revere and the Raiders.

 

So if those people aren’t Cherokee

by blood at least it’s in spirit.

 

And so I conclude

I may be part Cherokee

Part of the lost tribe

Of the Cherokee

 

But who really knows

My mother took many things

With her to the grave

Lots of family secrets

 

Things I will never know

But in my heart

I know

That I am part Cherokee

 

And so I will proudly

Claim I am part Cherokee

In spirt

If not in blood

 

Source document:

 

Source quora

My great grandmother was a Native American, why doesn't it show on my results, not enough DNA samples from that tribe or is the extent of the genocide a possible reason?

Sam Morningstar, Native American, Ground Combat Veteran (Iraq)

Answered Apr 5

Statistically speaking, most Americans claiming their great-grandmother was Native American are just passing on family lore, and the ancestor in question wasn’t actually Native American at all, or the the lineage was much further back in their line (if it’s accurate at all).

The second thing is that there is now this recent narrative that is going around the internet that says the sample set of Native Americans in the DNA testing databases is too small, and that is what is throwing off the results for Native American admixture in North America. That’s just more of the rationalization from people fall into the scenario I described in my opening paragraph. Meaning, these are White Americans with the bogus lore that are surprised when “their Native American ancestry” isn’t showing up in DNA tests that they are taking. So, since they already believe or “know” that this exists and great-granny was a Cherokee/Native American they look for alternative narratives that help to explain or rationalize the “false results.”

It’s easier than delving into the actual genealogy and correcting the false lore they’ve inherited (and frequently internalized as their “heritage” or part of their identity).

The third possibility which is statistically slim, would be that great-granny was Native but of mixed blood, and through random genetic inheritance variation, you just didn’t get enough genetic sequences that can be identified as Native American. Usually, the range where DNA from distant ancestors gets sort of lost is at the GGG grandparent level. But, I supposed it could happen at lower levels for a mixed blood great-grandparent.

But, even then, a great-grandparent that was an actual Native American - whether full or mixed blood - would be found with genealogical records confirming their tribal affiliation. The family would be easily traced, and would tie back to a small and finite population.

The Native population in 1900 was just around 250,000 people, representing 500+ tribal nations, living in distinct communities. Most weren’t even US citizens until 1924. And they were very well tracked in records from the 1800s through the 1900s (and into present time).

It’s very easy to corroborate your “missing” Native American results by doing standard genealogy. Extremely easy

There were no communities that hid out or remained in the Ozarks. There were Cherokees that removed west prior to Trail of Tears, moving first to southeast Missouri, then Arkansas. But, they were only in that location briefly. This Arkansas population then moved to Indian Territory when the Eastern contingent was removed in 1838-1839. A few stragglers perhaps lingered on into the early 1840s, before heading to Cherokee Nation west. No community persisted there (just a few individuals families, perhaps).

The eastern Texas group wasn’t re-founded in Rusk County until the late 1840s and into the 1850s (prior to Civil War). They were mixed bloods, and were always a small community. They also weren’t hiding.

The ones that stayed in the east also weren’t necessarily hiding. A few hundred took up allotments in 1817-19, around the Nantahala and Econluftee River valleys in western NC. They were joined by a few hundred more (that were hiding or escaping the Removal) in the late 1830s, for a total of about 900-1000 souls. The other group that stayed in the east were mixed bloods married to White spouses. They did not have to hide, as they were choosing to stay according to the terms of the Treaty of New Echota.

All of these groups were found on the Siler and Chapman Rolls in the early 1850s. Then, there was the Hester Roll in 1884. They were not hiding or passing for white.

Also, the intermarriage with Blacks was always historically low for the Cherokee. And it was even lower for the mixed blood Eastern Cherokees. It happened from time to time around Qualla Boundary. But, it wasn’t necessarily common (and it wasn’t escaped slaves).

“…my grandparents spoke Cherokee, but none were considered Indian as they were never enrolled anywhere.”

The only place where Cherokees continued speaking Cherokee after Removal in 1839 was within the Eastern Band Community. That’s it. Your grandparents most certainly did not speak Cherokee unless they were members of this band. There is effectively no exception this. This community was just around 3,000 by 1924-1928. And the full blood Cherokee speakers would be a smaller subset of this total number. We are talking well under a couple thousand, tops. And you would almost certainly be a member of Eastern Band today if this were true.

My great grandmother was a Native American, why doesn't it show on my results, not enough DNA samples from that tribe or is the extent of the genocide a possible reason?

I’d say there could be a number of reasons.

How do you know your great grandmother was Native American?

Which side of the family where these things on. If it is on your father’s side maybe your father really isn’t your biological father.

Maybe there was an adoption, you, your relevant parent or your relevant grandparent was adopted.

Maybe your sample was mixed up with someone else’s or maybe where you got your DNA sample done was not really reputable.

Genocide isn’t going to be the issue with these tests missing something like that.

There is also the chance that you don’t have any of your grandmother’s genes.

Your relevant grandparent will have half of her genes. Your relevant parent you’d expect to have about 1/4 of your great grandmother’s genes but it could be that your relevant parent ended up not passing on any of your great grandmothers chromosomes or very unlikely, but still possible, doesn’t themselves have any of your grandmothers DNA.

Many people do not understand the profound differences between genealogy and genetics.

Genealogy is a cultural-defined theory about how people are descended from their ancestors. We imagine that we have one-half of our inheritance from our mothers and half from our fathers. In turn, we imagine we have one-fourth inheritance from each of our grand-parents, and in turn one-eighth from each great-grandparent, and so on. This is a useful model for thinking about the inheritance of property rights, or thinking about who is line next for the throne.

Genetics is the study of the biological inheritan...

Why do all fake Natives call themselves “Cherokees”?

 

You must be reading Sam Morningstar…we have SO many jokes about the wannabe Cherokees. Cherokee is probably the best known among key indigenous peoples in the colonial US, the most accessible, one of the most successful and very much already organizing themselves like Europeans. The Trail of Tears gives a rather convenient contrived heritage, as well. It’s very probable that many, many people had a Cherokee ancestor, if they were born from seven generations in the South or in the Appalachians. It’s an easy one to catch. By contrast, few people are going to claim Navajo, because of their dis...

Not “all,” but many, if not most fakes out there will claim this.

This is just part of the larger Cherokee blood lore phenomenon. A lot of these people are from older eastern colonial ancestral roots, and many legitimately have this blood myth or lore about “Cherokee blood.” Meaning, it’s a thing that gets repeated in their families, and they are just running with the claim. Some just take it for what it is, unproven lore. But, some of these people really latch onto this pseudo-identity. The more zealous and those with true mental issues will spin it into much, much, more. So, that’s when yo...

 

 

Dream 511 fake foods – erasure poem not for posting add fake things

So many fake foods

These days

Hard to keep track

Of them all

 

9 Popular Foods That Are Total Frauds

 

Whether you’re dining out

or whipping up an easy dinner 

at home,

 

you like to think

that the foods you eat

 are as advertised, right?

 

But even though you probably know

that Cheez Whiz

is a far cry from organic aged cheddar

 

 and bottled fruit juices

don't grow on trees,

 

Who knew, right?

that these foods

are masquerading

as something they're not.

1. Red Velvet

 

A lot of people

obsesses over red velvet cake

But if they knew

 

that the ruby-colored dessert

 was really just artificially colored 

chocolate cake,

 think they’d have the same reaction?

 

2. Wasabi

 

If you’ve ever

 dipped a chopstick

 into that creamy green substance

on your sushi plate

 

(and got a runny nose

and burning throat as reward),

we’ve got another

surprise for you:

 

That spicy stuff

 is parading as something it’s not. 

 

Traditional Japanese wasabi 

is freshly grated

(it loses its heat

 within a few minutes of being served)

 

and can cost up to $100 per pound.

To save a major chunk of change,

your local takeout spot

 likely serves a substitute

 

 that’s really a combination of mustard,

 horseradish,

and green food coloring

for the characteristic hue

 

(95 to 99 percent of American sushi restaurants do).

 

 The horseradish mixture is still super hot

but genuine wasabi has more of a pleasurable kick,

and less of a searing, bitter taste.

3. Crab Meat

 

Sorry to bust your bubble again,

sushi lovers

 (especially if your go-to is a California roll):

Those crab pieces aren’t,

in fact, meat from a creature

that lives on the bottom of the sea.

 

So what are you eating?

Imitation crab,

which is technically called kamaboko,

 a processed seafood made of surimi

(the pulverized paste of white fish flesh).

 

It was invented in Alaska

In the late 50’s

As a way to salvage

Some value

 

From the left over

Wasted fish pieces

Left over after flash freezing

Fish

 

It soon became

A huge seller

In Japan

Then the world

 

 The paste is frozen,

shaved into flakes,

and ground in a vat

 

 with starch, egg whites,

 and crab-like flavorings.

Oh yeah,

 

and then it’s

colored with orange food dye

to make it appear more “crabby.”

 

How’s that for appetizing?

Imitation crab meat

 is like the hot dog of seafood,"

 

100 percent fake

And tastes so good

 

 4. White Chocolate

 

File this away for Valentine’s Day:

That box of white chocolates

isn’t the heart-boosting sweet

we’ve come to think of chocolate

 

Real chocolate contains

three must-have components:

chocolate liquor, cocoa butter,

and cocoa solids

 

But the white kind

lacks chocolate liquor and cocoa solids

—which means it’s also missing flavanols,

the antioxidants that give the authentic stuff

nutritional benefits.

5. Pomegranate Juice

 

Studies suggest that drinking pomegranate 

juice may help prevent certain health

conditions like high cholesterol,

 high blood pressure, and congestive heart failure .

 

 Sound too good to be true?

juices claiming to be pomegranate

 were actually made of grape juice and grape skins.

 

 And in 2014,

Pom Wonderful successfully sued Coca-Cola

for false advertising

 

after its Minute Maid

Pomegranate Blueberry blend

turned out to be

 

made almost entirely from apple

and grape juice, with only 0.1 percent pomegranate juice.

6. Breakfast Syrup

 

Whipping up a batch of waffles

this weekend?

You may want

to think twice

 

before adding your toppings.

 Most breakfast syrups

 found at the grocery store

 

are nothing like traditional maple syrup,

 which can be a healthy choice.

 

 Instead of the real stuff

from maple trees,

lots of commercial versions 

are made of two types of corn syrup

along with a ton of artificial additives

and zero nutritious value (sorry, Aunt Jemima).

 

Again 100 percent fake food

Designed by the evil food industry

Scientists to addict us to their

sweat tasting poisonous food

7. Bacon Bits

 

From popcorn 

to soap and even deodorant,

 

 bacon

 

bacon hmmm bacon hmm bacon must have my bacon

screams

my inner dog

 

continues to be all the rage.

 

 But fans of the fatty pork product

won’t be too pleased to know

that those “bacon bits

are technically vegan!

 

Lacking any animal products,

these crispy bites

are made of artificially flavored

textured soy flour

and other ingredients

 

including caramel color,

 maltodextrin, yeast extract,

and flavor enhancers

 

called disodium inosinate

 and disodium guanylate.

100 percent fake

Remember if you can’t pronounce it

 

It is probably bad for you

Not all vegan food

Is health food

 

8. Veggie Burgers

 

A vegetable-based patty

certainly sounds

like the better-

for-you option

 

over a juicy, medium-rare burger.

The problem is that veggies

 masquerading as meats

 

are usually made of few,

 if any, actual vegetables!

 

Instead they’re often filled

with over-processed ingredients,

 including wheat gluten,

soy, and vegetable oil.

 

report also found

that some patties

contain hexane,

a potentially toxic by-product

of gasoline refining.

 

WTF Who knew?

 

 As if that’s not enough,

some veggie burgers

are packed with sodium

(as much as 400-plus milligrams—

 

more sodium than a single-serving

bag of potato chips—per patty).

They are in fact

The ultimate example

Of Fake food

9. Popcorn “Butter”

 

You know that liquid

that squirts out of a canister

at the theater?

 

 No spoiler alert here:

It is (dangerously)

far from the real,

grass-fed deal.

 

This “buttery topping

 (as it’s called on manufacturers’ websites)

is typically made

 mainly from hydrogenated soybean oil

 

(a trans fat), artificial flavoring,

beta carotene for color,

and preservatives.

 

 One tablespoon of the topping

delivers nine grams

 of saturated fat—

half a day’s limit—

 

plus half a gram of naturally

 occurring trans fat,

the really bad stuff that lowers

“good” HDL cholesterol

 and raises “bad” LDL cholesterol 

 

. Even more:

One common flavoring agent

is diacetyl, a toxic substance

that has been associated with lung disease.

 

Bottom line

 

Best to avoid

These fake foods

And all the other

Fake foods

 

That the evil food industry

Continues to foster on us

 

Falsely proclaiming

It is good for you

So very good for you

 

Source document

9 Popular Foods That Are Total Frauds

BY LOCKE HUGHES

Whether you’re dining out or whipping up an easy dinner at home, you like to think that the foods you eat are as advertised, right? Choosing fresh, whole foods is the easiest way to know you're getting what you pay for, but sometimes the convenience of a restaurant (or Seamless) wins out.

               

EDITOR'S PICK

12 "Healthy" Snacks That Make You Hungrier

 

But even though you probably know that Cheez Whiz is a far cry from organic aged cheddar and bottled fruit juices don't grow on trees, we had no idea that these foods are masquerading as something they're not. (Sadly, we'll never look at sushi the same way!)

1. Red Velvet

We all have a friend who obsesses over red velvet cake (and of course, its signature cream cheese frosting. Mmm frosting.). But if they knew that the ruby-colored dessert was really just artificially colored chocolate cake, think they’d have the same reaction? Sadly the trademark red hue doesn't signify any special flavor: Most red velvet recipes call for around one or two tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder as well as about one teaspoon of vanilla extract to create that distinct (and delicious) light, chocolate-y taste. (But some chefs work around it by naturally tinting their tasty treatswith beets.)

The Need-to-Know: A slice of red velvet cake or a cupcake isn't going to hurt you, but it's best to consider it an occasional indulgence, and not just because it's packed with sugar. "I try to minimize my exposure to artificial colorings, even though the negative impact of artificial food colorings is still controversial," says Greatist expert Mike Roussell, Ph.D., founder of Naked Nutrition.

2. Wasabi

If you’ve ever dipped a chopstick into that creamy green substance on your sushi plate (and got a runny nose and burning throat as reward), we’ve got another surprise for you: That spicy stuff is parading as something it’s not. Traditional Japanese wasabi is freshly grated (it loses its heat within a few minutes of being served) and can cost up to $100 per pound. (And you thought adding guac at Chipotle was pricy.) To save a major chunk of change, your local takeout spot likely serves a substitute that’s really a combination of mustard, horseradish, and green food coloring for the characteristic hue (95 to 99 percent of American sushi restaurants do). The horseradish mixture is still super hot but genuine wasabi has more of a pleasurable kick, and less of a searing, bitter taste.

The Need-to-Know: On the bright side, horseradish, like real wasabi, may offer some antibacterial health benefits . But with the horseradish mixture, you're ingesting some artificial flavors and colors as well. However since you're eating such a small amount (unless your mouth has gone numb!) it probably doesn't make much of a difference. Bottom line: There doesn't seem to be any real harm in the fake stuff, Roussell says.

3. Crab Meat

Sorry to bust your bubble again, sushi lovers (especially if your go-to is a California roll): Those crab pieces aren’t, in fact, meat from a creature that lives on the bottom of the sea. So what are you eating? Imitation crab, which is technically called kamaboko, a processed seafood made of surimi (the pulverized paste of white fish flesh). The paste is frozen, shaved into flakes, and ground in a vat with starch, egg whites, and crab-like flavorings. Oh yeah, and then it’s colored with orange food dye to make it appear more “crabby.” How’s that for appetizing?

The Need-to-Know: "Imitation crab meat is like the hot dog of seafood," Roussell says. "Once in a while it isn't going to kill you, but you should do better for your body." Sushi can still be a healthy choice, but stick with salmon or yellowfin tuna to ensure you’re eating what you think you ordered. Also, Roussell recommends steering clear of tilefish, shark, and swordfish due to their high mercury content.

4. White Chocolate

File this away for Valentine’s Day: That box of white chocolates isn’t the heart-boosting sweet we’ve come to think of chocolate as (and use as an excuse to eat it regularly). Real chocolate contains three must-have components: chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, and cocoa solids (often in addition to other ingredients). But the white kind lacks chocolate liquor and cocoa solids—which means it’s also missing flavanols, the antioxidants that give the authentic stuff nutritional benefits. In fact, in 2004 the Food and Drug Administration ruled that in order for a product to be called “white chocolate,” it has to contain at least 20 percent cocoa butter and no more than 55 percent sugar or other sweeteners. (This was to stop many manufacturers from using cheaper fats like vegetable oil instead of including cocoa butter).

The Need-to-Know: Despite the FDA ruling, there are still some imposters out there, so look for high-quality white chocolate with cocoa butter, which has an ivory—not pure white—hue. Even better, switch to dark chocolate.

5. Pomegranate Juice

Studies suggest that drinking pomegranate juice may help prevent certain health conditions like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and congestive heart failure . Sound too good to be true? It might be if you’re not picky about which bottle you grab. A number of reports in the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention’s Food Fraud Database found that juices claiming to be pomegranate were actually made of grape juice and grape skins. And in 2014, Pom Wonderful successfully sued Coca-Cola for false advertising after its Minute Maid Pomegranate Blueberry blend turned out to be made almost entirely from apple and grape juice, with only 0.1 percent pomegranate juice.

The Need-to-Know: Since there is some science that points to pomegranate's superfood qualities, you don't have to give it up entirely. Just take this as another reminder to read labels (fun as that is, we know) to be sure your drink is 100 percent pomegranate. Or learn the best way to deseed a pomegranate and reap all the health benefits in your own kitchen.

6. Breakfast Syrup

Whipping up a batch of waffles (or even better, protein pancakes) this weekend? You may want to think twice before adding your toppings. Most breakfast syrups found at the grocery store are nothing like traditional maple syrup, which can be a healthy choice. Instead of the real stuff from maple trees, lots of commercial versions are made of two types of corn syrup along with a ton of artificial additives and zero nutritious value (sorry, Aunt Jemima).

The Need-to-Know: Try to avoid the colored corn syrup and go for a bottle that lists 100 percent pure maple syrup as its one and only ingredient. Not only is it a sweeter way to top your flapjacks, but it also contains nutrients like zinc, which helps support your immune system, Roussell says.

7. Bacon Bits

From popcorn to soap and even deodorant, bacon continues to be all the rage. But fans of the fatty pork product won’t be too pleased to know that those “bacon bits” are technically vegan! Lacking any animal products, these crispy bites are made of artificially flavored textured soy flour and other ingredients including caramel color, maltodextrin, yeast extract, and flavor enhancers called disodium inosinate and disodium guanylate.

The Need-to-Know: Whether you eat meat or not, you want to skip this fake food. If you want bacon on your potato, simply chop up a slice of the real thing and sprinkle it on—one tablespoon of bacon isn't going to hurt you, Roussell says. Or try some of these delicious ways to top your spuds with actual food instead.

8. Veggie Burgers

A vegetable-based patty certainly sounds like the better-for-you option over a juicy, medium-rare burger. The problem is that veggies masquerading as meats are usually made of few, if any, actual vegetables! Instead they’re often filled with over-processed ingredients, including wheat gluten, soy, and vegetable oil. A reportalso found that some patties contain hexane, a potentially toxic by-product of gasoline refining. (What?!) As if that’s not enough, some veggie burgers are packed with sodium (as much as 400-plus milligrams—more sodium than a single-serving bag of potato chips—per patty).

The Need-to-Know: Make your own tasty version at home. Or opt for gluten-free, soy-free versions like the ones from Amy's or Beyond Meat.

9. Popcorn “Butter”

You know that liquid that squirts out of a canister at the theater? No spoiler alert here: It is (dangerously) far from the real, grass-fed deal. This “buttery topping” (as it’s called on manufacturers’ websites) is typically made mainly from hydrogenated soybean oil (a trans fat), artificial flavoring, beta carotene for color, and preservatives. One tablespoon of the topping delivers nine grams of saturated fat—half a day’s limit—plus half a gram of naturally occurring trans fat, the really bad stuff that lowers “good” HDL cholesterol and raises “bad” LDL cholesterol . Even more: One common flavoring agent is diacetyl, a toxic substance that has been associated with lung disease.

The Need-to-Know: You’re much better off popping and flavoring your own corn at home (try one of these 30 delicious and healthy variations). You didn't hear it from us, but if you pack your homemade snack inside a shoebox, no one will suspect anything (except that you scored a new pair of kicks before coming to the theater).

 

 

 

Catching the Trump Madness

 

It seems that every day

The trump madness deepens

As our leader descends

Into dementia and madness

 

And his followers continue

To follow having drunk the Kool aide

They don’t see the madness

That Trump has engendered

 

They are immune from all criticism

It is all fake news to them

Nothing but nonsense

Part of the anti-Trump cabal

 

And as the world descends

Into more madness

Led by the mad king

I despair

 

Wondering if and when

The world will wake up

And shake off this madness

This trump fever

 

 

 

Releasing the Trump Monsters

 

The Trump madness deepens

And the world grows darker

The evil ones have been released

The wild things are growling

 

The dogs of war

Satan’s hell hounds

Are on the loose

Howling at the moon

 

Running amuk

Infecting us all

With their madness

As we all turn into mindless zombies

 

Filled with hatred

Jealousy and insanity

As Trump and his neo-fascist

Cabal unleash the monsters

 

Of their dangerous id

Devouring all reason

Turning all they see

Into raving lunatics

 

As they set the world on fire

Ushering in the ends of days

Armageddon looms

Will Trump be raptured away?

 

Only God knows

And he is not telling

As we descend

Into the maelstrom

 

Hoping against hope

That we can overcome

The monsters

That Trump has unleashed

 

In the end

Perhaps it does not matter

As the world careens

Deeper into hell

 

There is no end

Nothing but despair

Forever and ever

The Trump madness never ends

 

President Trump International Fire Fighter in Chief?

 

Our dear leader

Our favorite President

President Trump

Once again

 

Interjected himself

Into areas that he knows nothing about

Making a fool of himself

In the process

 

Why does he do this?

Time after time

Talking nonsense

It is because

 

He is the smartest man

In the universe

Knows more than anyone else

And so he feels

 

He has to comment

On everything

Under the sun

And then some more

 

Even when he

Does not know

What he is talking about

So painful to watch such a fool

 

Mark Twain had sage advice

If you want people to think

You are a fool

Open your mouth

and remove all doubt

 

In the midst

Of the devastating Paris Norte Dame Fire

He tweeted

 

“So horrible to watch the massive fire

at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris,”

 

“Perhaps flying water tankers

could be used to put it out.

Must act quickly!”

 

Later, Mr. Obvious noted,

 

They’re having a terrible,

terrible fire,”

 

Mr Trump later told reporters.

 

“It looks like it’s burning to the ground.”

 

The French were not amused

By the unwanted advice

By the fire fighter in chief

 

France’s civil defense agency,

Sécurité Civile, tweeted —

once in French

and once in English

— less than two hours after Mr Trump

 

sent his tweet

and appeared

to directly respond to the US president.

 

“Helicopter or aeroplane,

the weight of the water

and the intensity of the drop

at low altitude

 

could indeed weaken

the structure of Notre Dame

and result in collateral damage

to the buildings in the vicinity,”

 

the agency wrote in French.

And despite never posting updates in English,

the agency then sent out a second tweet.

 

Hundreds of firemen of the Paris Fire Brigade are doing everything they can to bring the terrible #NotreDame fire under control. All means are being used, except for water-bombing aircrafts which, if used, could lead to the collapse of the entire structure of the cathedral.

— Sécurité Civile Fr (@SecCivileFrance) April 15, 2019

 

And the French provided

This helpful advice

To the Fire Fighter in chief

 

When California burned

you did not seem to be a fire expert.

 Please, shut up.

It is a tragic moment

for the cultural heritage of humanity.

 

 

US President Donald Trump lashed

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/15/politics/donald-trump-notre-dame-fire-boeing-737-max-twitter/index.html

for ‘ignorant’ tweet about Notre Dame

World leaders mourned with France as the country watched its historic landmark burn. But Donald Trump’s Notre-Dame tweet fell flat.

Notre Dame fire: Thousands watch as cathedral burns

As a catastrophic fire tore through one of the world’s most beloved cultural treasures, US President Donald Trump assessed the response from the other side of the globe and offered unsolicited advice for firefighters.

 

“So horrible to watch the massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris,” Mr Trump tweeted earlier today as more than 400 firefighters tried to save the Notre Dame cathedral.

“Perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out. Must act quickly!”

The spire collapses as smoke and flames engulf the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Picture: Geoffroy Van Der HasseltSource:AFP

Mr Trump had tweeted from Air Force One, minutes before he landed in the US state of Minnesota for a speech.

“They’re having a terrible, terrible fire,” Mr Trump later told reporters. “It looks like it’s burning to the ground.”

France’s civil defense agency, Sécurité Civile, tweeted — once in French and once in English — less than two hours after Mr Trump sent his tweet and appeared to directly respond to the US president.

“Helicopter or aeroplane, the weight of the water and the intensity of the drop at low altitude could indeed weaken the structure of Notre Dame and result in collateral damage to the buildings in the vicinity,” the agency wrote in French.

And despite never posting updates in English, the agency then sent out a second tweet.

Hundreds of firemen of the Paris Fire Brigade are doing everything they can to bring the terrible #NotreDame fire under control. All means are being used, except for water-bombing aircrafts which, if used, could lead to the collapse of the entire structure of the cathedral.

— Sécurité Civile Fr (@SecCivileFrance) April 15, 2019

Mr Trump’s tweet was almost universally slammed, with many of the president’s Twitter followers calling his advice “ignorant”.

When California burned you did not seem to be a fire expert. Please, shut up. It is a tragic moment for the cultural heritage of humanity.

— PabloMM (@PabloMM) April 15, 2019

Flying water tankers would damage the building, nice try 

 

Hundreds of firemen of the Paris Fire Brigade are doing everything they can to bring the terrible #NotreDame fire under control. All means are being used, except for water-bombing aircrafts which, if used, could lead to the collapse of the entire structure of the cathedral.

— Sécurité Civile Fr (@SecCivileFrance) April 15, 2019

 

Wayne McPartland, a retired New York City Fire Department battalion chief, told CNBCthat aerial tankers are not the answer at Notre Dame.

“If you hit that with tons of water from above, that’s going to collapse the entire structure and make the situation worse,” McPartland said. “If you miss, you might hit civilians in the street.”

 

 

Little Man Child President

A little man child

Is our great and glorious dear leader

Filled with hatred and jealousy

Fear of failure haunts his every step

 

The little man child

Covers up his failures

With bluster, bravado

And constant attack

 

The little man child

Always attacking his enemies

Plotting revenge all the time

Consumed with slights and insults

 

The little man child

Lost millions of dollars

The little man child

Lost the popular vote

 

The little man child

Has lost the respect of the world

And 60 percent of Americans

Want to see him gone

 

The little man child

Has infected the body politic

With his insidious poison

A slowly growing cancer

 

The little man child

Will end up destroying

The country

Before he is through

 

The little man child

Can’t leave office

For fear of going to prison

So we are stuck with him

 

The little man child

Will never leave us

Until he is resting

In peace in hell

Licenses

Bankers have a license to steal

money from their clients

if you make a mistake

the bank can steal your money

as part of their banking license

 

Governments have a license

to steal money

from the public

its is called taxation

or confiscation

 

It seems

that police these days

have a license

to kill

unarmed brown people

but only brown people

 

and the president

has a license

to lie

as he lies

all the time

just because he can

 

and I have

the ultimate license

the poetic license

to write

these verses

to enlighten the masses

 

 

 

April 21

it is darker than you think

It is darker than you think

an old hag
an old witch
strictly old school
is talking to young people

She tells them
that it is darker 
than they think
the end times approach 

She proclaims
she sees the world ending
and is warning them
of what is to come

She is following
the dark master
of the universe
waiting for the end

and she is afraid
she sees the world
the end of things
the end of life

She is afraid
she tells her students
to boldly face 
the coming end 

with fear 
and trepidation
and anxiety 
waiting for the end 

and in the end
of the world
they will be born
again

as things circle back
to the beginning 
of the end and the end 
of the beginning

thus it has always
played out
in the world 
endless nightmares

and in the end,

she will wake up
and embrace her fate
at the end of time 

 

 

April 22, 2019

 

Spring Time Sketch in Youngchando, Korea

In the early morning dawn

I like to go for a walk

Down among the cherry trees

And flowering plants

 

Just to welcome

Another fine spring day

As the sun comes up

Dispelling my dismal mood

 

And filling me

With love

Hope and peace

As I walk the path

 

Of the world peace forest

Near my island home

Near the chaos of the airport

 

Through the forest

and over the mountain

breathing the spring time air

alive filled with life

 

and I think to myself

this moment

is the moment

that I am meant to experience

 

life itself

and nothing more

nothing less

Just breath in life

 

 

 

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