Saturday, May 24, 2014

Pervert's Guide to Ideology

Apparently it's common in film and literature for rich people, when suffering some life crisis, to latch, vampire-like, onto members of the lower classes to absorb their vitality. That's why the movie Titanic was reactionary in spite of its seeming sympathy for the working class.

I learned this from Slavoj Žižek in the documentary The Pervert's Guide to Ideology. Apparently the word "pervert" in the title is used as psychoanalytic term with a somewhat different meaning.

I watched a clip of Žižek on the Charlie Rose show. He compared Titanic to Captains Courageous.

He pointed out, as others have, that the song "Climb Every Mountain" in the Sound of Music was Mother Superior telling a novice to seduce her employer and steal him away from her fiancee. He discussed this as being reflective of actual Catholicism.

Also went into The Last Temptation of Christ, Taxi Driver, The Searchers, Full Metal Jacket and others. It started with They Live, giving it a deeper analysis that you might expect.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Seth Rogen, 32, attacks underage boy

Millionaire Zionist Seth Rogen (left) with internet predator James Franco.

Meeting with young boy arranged in Germany

I'll have to side with Justin Bieber. Apparently, when Bieber was about thirteen, he wanted to meet Seth Rogen when they both appeared on a TV show in Germany. Bieber was nervous and failed to adequately gush over him.

"He's a piece of shit," Rogen cleverly quipped, a fine example of the comic genius for which he is so well known. "He's a dick."

Rogen told what happened:
And it was weird, I was like, 'Sure, I'll meet him.' So I went outside to meet him and he was acting like I asked to meet him. It was very nonchalant, 'Yo man. Wassup,' and I was like, 'What the fuck, I don't give a fuck about, I don't want to meet you. Don't act all nonplussed to meet me. I didn't want to meet you. I was totally cool not meeting you… But I was like, fine, I wouldn't have said anything, I was like, 'He's a bit of a motherfucker. Whatever. He's young, the kid's a dick.'
And then I met him like two years later maybe, I saw him again at an MTV awards show and he literally had a snake wrapped around his fucking wrist that he was wearing as an accouterment and I was like, 'What the fuck,' and I talked to him for like five minutes and I was like, 'Fuck this kid.' He was trying to be funny with like, 'Hey this snake.'
And, because of this, because he acted "all nonplussed to meet me", Seth Rogen has seethed with hatred against Justin Bieber ever since.

Rogen says that his parents met in Israel, he started out as a "comedian" at a summer camp run by a foreign Zionist agency called "Habonim Dror". He's signed onto a letter smearing the filmmakers who objected to the Toronto film festival being used to promote Israel and has attacked anyone who criticizes the Zionist entity in Hollywood.

I don't know why a Canadian Zionist like Rogen came to the United States in the first place. Why isn't he in Israel? Then he could be in the Israeli Army.

Rogen, by the way, was calling Justin Bieber a "piece of shit" while laughing about his friend James Franco's attempted molestation of a high school girl.
The girl he’s referring to is 17-year-old Lucy Clode, whom Franco apparently messaged on Instagram in early April. This quickly turned into an Internet scandal, and in the wake of the screengrab controversy, many wondered if this exchange was promotion for his new film, or a viral hoax. Franco eventually confessed it wasn’t a hoax, and that he was embarrassed by his actions, while websites collected Clode's "best" Instagram photos and the Internet commented on her body. Franco and Rogen get to yuk it up for laughs on national TV, but is Clode getting to laugh about it? 

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Vanity, thy name is Ronan

Ronan Farrow

In case anyone's interested, there had been rumors about this before, but it's now been confirmed that Ronan Farrow wears contact lenses which make his eyes look bluer, an attempt to make him look like Frank Sinatra.

The article includes extreme close-ups where you can make out the contact lenses.

Could Romney really have been any worse?

I can't see how Romney could have been any worse. Obama has allied the U.S. with Al Qaeda in Syria and Libya and with Nazis in The Ukraine. They aren't even neo-Nazis. They're just plain Nazis, handing out copies of Mein Kampf and quoting Joseph Goebbels in speeches.

In Syria, the US is, in effect, backing ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham), a group which Al Qaeda has criticized for being too violent. They control an area the size of Great Britain in Syria and Iraq. The U.S. is opposing any effort to negotiate an end to the war in Syria and is supplying just enough weaponry to keep it going. They can't take over Syria, so they'll destroy it and kill as many people as they can in the process.

Seymour Hersh has revealed that it was the Syrian "rebels" who launched the nerve gas attacks in Syria as a false flag attack engineered by Turkey to get the U.S. to start bombing.

You would think that the President of the United States would be alarmed at the fact that Al Qaeda is now producing nerve gas. There's no sign that it bothers him. I suppose a nerve gas attack here or in Europe would give him even more power.

Bush was Obama-lite. He generally laid off Latin America, although he made one attempt to overthrow Venezuela's government. He reportedly told the president of Georgia not to attack Russia. When they did so anyway, he didn't try to parlay that into World War Three as Obama is doing in Ukraine.

They blamed Ralph Nader for Bush's "victory" over Al Gore, but how do you know that Gore would have been any better? Gore says he opposed the Iraq war (like Obama did), but I don't know how sincere that was. Clinton wanted to start bombing Iraq. Clinton's Secretary of State stated that the deaths of half a million Iraqi children caused by U.S. sanctions were well worth it. Did Gore oppose any of that?

Gore was always on the extreme right-wing of the Democratic Party. It shows how debased the party has become that he's now considered a "liberal". He had been one of the biggest gay-haters in the Senate, allying himself with Jesse Helms on that issue.

You can't be sure that Gore would have been any better than Bush based on statements he made after his defeat, and you can't tell if Romney would have been any worse than Obama based on his violent right-wing slaverings made after he was humiliated in the election.

There's a difference between the people who voted for Obama and those who voted for Romney, but there was little difference between the candidates themselves.

It's like Cadillac vs. Volkswagen. There may have been a vast difference between the hippies in their VW Microbuses and the Republicans in their Coupe de Villes, but GM and Volkswagen were both a couple of huge corporations trying to rake in as much money as possible. Ralph Nader recognized this. He put out a book called Small on Safety, exposing Volkswagen's depraved indifference to the lives of their customers.

Saturday, May 3, 2014

American Empire

I wish the American Empire would hurry up and collapse. The one good thing about events in Ukraine is that it's killed any doubt in Russia and China about U.S. intentions. The American Empire wants world domination, wants to surround Russia and China, control the flow of energy and thus control their growth.

It will accelerate the BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, to create an alternate reserve currency and to get out of the dollar system. The U.S. dollar is now used for international trade. China is now the largest importer of middle east oil, and they may demand that payment for oil be accepted in their own currency or a basket of currencies. Once the dollar collapses, the Empire will finished.

Obama was in Japan, announcing the U.S. military would support Japan in its conflict with China over some uninhabited rocks in the Pacific ocean. It has nothing to do with the United States and it's not clear that the disputed rocks are really Japan's. Why would Obama do this unless he wants war with China?

In the Ukraine, the plan seems to be to force Russia to intervene and then use it as an excuse for sanctions to cut trade between Russia and Europe. None of this benefits Europe, Ukraine, or Russia----only the American Empire gets anything out of this.

So, the race is on. Which will happen first? Will the Empire collapse or will Russia and China? Russia and China aren't going anywhere. In fact, China's economy has overtaken the American economy in purchasing power.