Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Foul Wind Blowing

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The Blood Brew Brotherhood: In death we thrive, unwittingly at first, but, not for long.

A Deliricum of Wisdom

We know a new massacre has taken place in Syria. We know it was heinous, but what massacre isn’t, I wonder? And we know by now that, after a few conflicting protests, nothing will change. Heinous Massacres have been taken place in Syria for the last six years, and we did our job, we made sure that all were documented and that no world leader can claim ignorance in this regard. But none of that mattered at the end. People who don’t want to act yet can’t claim ignorance can always find another excuse: weariness, helplessness, pointlessness… the reservoir of excuses never dries up. Our sick imagination won’t let it dry up, and will keep inventing excuses until the will to act is found again. When? Not before we’re all drenched in it.

The Delirynth

Blowing Sarin




Spicer: Syrian chemical attack a 'consequence' of Obama 'weakness'. “Today's chemical attack in Syria against innocent people including women and children is reprehensible and cannot be ignored by the civilized world ...These heinous actions by the Bashar al-Assad regime are a consequence of the past administration's weakness and irresolution.” The culpability of the Obama administration in this matter is undeniable, but so is the culpability of this administration. Sending reassuring messages to war criminals encourages them to commit more crimes. Indeed, you cannot reassure killers about their fate, and expect an outcome that doesn’t involve more killing. Will the Trump team get the message? I doubt it.


EU, UN assess Syria's reconstruction needs as donors gather. “Speaking on the eve of an international conference on Syria, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the work would foster peace efforts by giving Syrians a sense of their post-conflict future.” Meanwhile, Assad assesses his ability to get away with more mass killing and more impunity.

EU ministers see no future for Assad in Syria. “…but his fate is ultimately up to the Syrian people, EU foreign ministers said Monday in response to an apparent shift in US policy.” In other words, we won’t do anything to stop the slaughter and, in a few weeks, when the noise over this attack has died down, we will convene again to discuss how we can work with Assad on reconstruction.


Then, he dug deep, channeled his inner Obama and released a shitty statement: "Those who defend and support him, including Russia and Iran, should have no illusions about Assad or his intentions," Tillerson said in a statement. "Anyone who uses chemical weapons to attack his own people shows a fundamental disregard for human decency and must be held accountable." The man is clearly out of his depth. It’s time for new Secretary of State.

Blowing Smoke

A scene from “The Jaunty Python Show”

Or more like condensed wet farts that keep billowing about bearing the smell of shit to every nook, cranny and corner around us constantly reminding us of how deep into shit we got with this President in the House. But that seems to be the essence of the current Trump bullshit campaign meant to help the administration deflect attention from its Russia Scandal. For that, they are prepared to leak meaningless information even as they rant about leaking and leakers.

Their latest leak to Eli Lake concerning Susan Rice seems like a case in point: Top Obama Adviser Sought Names of Trump Associates in Intel. To be more accurate, she sought to unmask names that turned up to belong to Trump advisers. She didn’t know that beforehand. As such, her motivation as more professional than political, after all, she was the head of the NSC at the time.

Eli suggests that the “pattern” of her requests is what’s at issue here. But perhaps her pattern of requests merely mirrored the emerging pattern of contacts between Trump advisers and Russians – something that would/should trouble a person in her position. It’s that later pattern that is what’s really at issue here. Or should be.

Moreover, the leaks that should really trouble us more at this stage are those coming from White House functionaries seeking to create fake controversies in order to hide the real ones. That’s another troubling pattern that we cannot afford to neglect as it reflects a certain consciousness of guilt.

Lastly, to equate unmasking with leaking, as many started to do as a result of this latest orchestrated “revelation,” is just another way of embracing alternative facts. For we should always bear in mind the old adage: when there’s smoke, there’s an asshole.

The Prince, the Page and the Boy King

What was the Prince up to I wonder? Blackwater founder held secret Seychelles meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel. “The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladi­mir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, according to U.S., European and Arab officials.”

And what message was the Page carrying? Russian Spy Met Trump Adviser Carter Page and Thought He Was an ‘Idiot’. “While the effort was ultimately unsuccessful as the FBI broke up the spy ring in 2015, the meetings between Page and the Russian intelligence officers constitute one of the most substantive ties to date between a member of the Trump camp and Russian intelligence. Those meetings will likely add to the urgency of the multiple ongoing investigations of the administration’s ties to Moscow and the campaign’s possible coordination with Russian intelligence to tip the election in Trump’s favor.”

Meanwhile, the Boy King has just done something sneaky: Trump Can Pull Money From His Businesses Whenever He Wants — Without Ever Telling Us. Previously unreported changes to President Trump’s trust stipulate that it “shall distribute net income or principal to Donald J. Trump at his request.” As he prided himself on his embrace of with dictators.

A bonus query: Controversial Trump Aide Sebastian Gorka Backed Violent Anti-Semitic Militia. There is no evidence that Gorka himself has ever engaged in overtly anti-Semitic acts or participated in any of the Guard’s activities. But Gorka and some of his political supporters have argued that he has fought anti-Semitism throughout his career. The newly available video footage signals that Gorka not only failed to fight anti-Semitism, but also supported an openly intolerant paramilitary group and publicly rejected the Jewish community’s concerns about their own safety and the safety of other minorities due to the group’s founding. What the fuck?

ЯeveЯsed Polarity (ЯP)

While Sean assailed the Pulitzer winning journalists at ProPublica for exposing a new trump shenanigan, Mr. Donald Trump Jr. wants to give one to a hack.


The Kremlin is said to be considering banning political protests “for a while” on account of the Saint Petersburg terrorist attack. Because, as we all know, the Kremlin has always been concerned about the wellbeing of dissidents.

The Deliricon

A Tifflock: A pitiful excuse for a warlock. In political parlance, the term is often used to refer to an all-around shitty leader. The term was first coined by famed American author Noam Flancy in his critically-acclaimed debut novel The Hunt for the Orange Tifflock whose main plot centers on a nation-wide grassroots effort to rid a usually great nation of a demonstrably shitty leader. Spoiler Alert: The surprise ending will leave you conflicted.

The TrumpSisi: A mythical sphinxlike creature with orange fur known for embarking on murderous rampages whenever he is reminded of his squirrel-sized brain and penis.

The Exotic Observations & Propositions of Delirian Mundi

* Life is cruel and empty and those who give it meaning often die before experiencing it.

* Yes, the good always die young, even when they live to a ripe old age.

The Cauldron


Theatrum Deliria

Shamlet


Another lesser known play by the infamous British playwright Shakesmeare whom the current president of Syria, Bashar Al-Assad, believes to be of Syrian descent.  

Shamlet: Act III – Scene I, Soliloquy
Shamlet
To kill and how to kill my way out of this trouble,
that I got myself into through killing in the first
place I must admit, that’s the question. I can hardly
give a shit what’s more or less nobler in this regard.
Killing is how I govern, and how my father did before
me, whether by noxious fumes or a bare bodkin. Ah,
to sleep. I cannot help but dream of death and killing
whenever I sleep. Yet, I still sleep, unbothered. Let all
my militias and allies fight for me, over me and, more
importantly, over my country – that undiscovered paradise
that all are now busy destroying in an enterprise of great
depth and madness, while others, their minds numbed
in resolute indifference, are lulled into inaction. Oh Syria,
be all my sins remembered.
© Ammar Abdulhamid , 2017

2 comments:

  1. Do we go, or do we watch? We in the United States have--in spite of Iraq and Afghanistan--not engaged in any serious debate about how we use our armed forces. (Why should we? No war taxes, an all-volunteer army...) I'm not sure the incompetents at the helm really think about it, either. Meanwhile, the rest of us pretend to care, but no one's in the street for gassed Syrian children. www.themetabug.com

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    1. Indeed Richard.We need to have this important debate here.

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