Saturday, February 27, 2021

The Kingdom Beyond


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...Even *saucers* abhor our duplicitous politics 
pursuing agendas we can't even guess
Our history's wrought of betrayal and thoughtlessness
We're squandering trusts
We're failing tests!
.
Agreements we make? 
Too conveniently broken
Our lives are betrayed 
by the threat of "short change." 
Distracted, oblivious... we don't make the time... 
to ponder weird "happenstance"; 
our times are damned strange!
.
See? There's too much of *saying*... 
while *doing* another. 
"Do as I'm saying, but not as I'd rather"?  
The "system" is preaching *salvation* to you
but you'll never know 
what's contrivedmisconstrued!
.
The Earth is a mess in a tortured convulsion, 
the best of us sick in malaise or revulsion, 
the worst of us sell-outs for ill-gotten treasure, 
...while science portends that it's the sole measure!
.
These think that most people 
accept what they're "dished." 
They find that we don't. 
We'd fry other *fish*!  
See, they're squeezing we masses 
for all that we're worth, 
and at best we're kept stupid... 
benign and disbursed!
.
It's all a big ruse, 
it's all just the same, 
Republican, Democrat
it's not just a game! 
Two arms of a monster that feeds on itself; 
it's NOT the same beast, 
.
They're 'using abusers'! 
They've a pig in a poke... 
...You're holding the "bag"; 
but you're not in on the joke
The business of government's business
mon frère
It has its OWN "interests," 
and yours are not theirs!
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We are but aphids (my thanks to friend Pat) 
to be milked for our life's bloodas simple as that. 
Brainless consumers who buy the *chump* stock, 
so they get the *good* stuff, 
high thread-countsfine yachts!
.
They live in a manner to us far removed, 
they don't care a wit that we're suffering—screwed! 
They act like cold Barons or crooked old Lords! 
They'll act with impunityremember John Ford?
.
It's those working hard to keep saucers in doubt! 
It's those who distract, and dissemble, right now! 
It's those with their *Congress* 
(as white as old snow!); 
it's those with their Presidents* 
(those beyond all control!); 
it's those with the judges 
(who front for elitists!)
together these sell-outs, bamboozle 
(and cheat us!).
.
This, as an ethic? 
It keeps saucers away! 
This is the way the *insentient* holds sway
This is a reason they're making bad calls, 
aping invertebrates, and lying a squall!
.
The "business" of government's 
respecting its people
not selfish concerns of the few who don't pay. 
We poor, getting poorer, are wasted and feeble, 
and will do what we must, all the histories say!
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We'll rise up in mass as a terrible force 
and tear down those "castles" constructed, of course
"Enough is enough, yes regardless," we'll cry! 
Betrayers of trust?  
These must pay. We know why.
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  • Better start looking for ways to give it up and give it back... or prepare to get it on—Corporate Amerika! Judgment's comin'!
  • Verily, "Let's get ready to Rum-blllllllllllllllllllle"!
  • Listen! "As a result of the [Civil] war, corporations have been enthroned, and an era of corruption in high places will follow... until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and... the Republic is destroyed." — Abraham Lincoln was to have said in 1864.
  • The Supreme Court had more recently allowed, f'n 5 to 4, as to how all those "Lincoln forsworn" corporations, these sons of soulless corpocracy, these bloody-lipped pecuniary piratescan do all that and more while on the "up and up" and the "fair and square," too!  The middle class shrivels, falters, and dies, ignobly, like the more people-oriented Republic giving birth to it.
  • Corporations have long been treated as a kind of legal "individual" much like any single human being, (to unfairly limit liability!) but now, without regard to any sense of appropriate scale, they are legally the "same" as you and me, reader: able to sway their mal-scaled will in any way within the "law," now conveniently dictated to by... them. TV's "The Boys," in actuality. Superpowered and perhaps immortal super-beings trucking with the rest of us as they will... for fun and profit.


  • FORGOTTEN, see, is that these corporations are comparative (by any stretch!)  IMMORTAL "individuals" with unendingly deep pockets! They handily avoid an equal responsibility, equal accountability, equal dependability, equal blame-ability, or equal liability! Equal taxes is to laugh! 

  • They are insentient reptiles, self-involved only! They are devoid of ethical conscientiousness or compassion because the human reptiles composing them—and serving them in some psychopathic multi-generational relay—are devoid themselves, in their aggregate, of any ethical conscientiousness or compassion but that imposed! See, if corporations are people? Texas would have executed, at least, one.
  • Here's an observation: why tolerate corporate "reptiles" where corporate "mammals" might be sought? More Costco; less Walmart. 

  • Over-specialized and short-sighted Reptiles will always prefer the uber-conservative swamp serving them! Progressive mammals, on the other hand, can chance to inherit the farthest stars!  I'd rather aspire to the efficacious chance aforementioned.  I submit the reader might, too.
  • ...Embrace the concrescence ... pierce the veil ... employ a forward escape!  Beyond?  The Kingdom! Let's embrace that as our own! It's but our collective choice to make it so. Consider how the choice of 81 million ironically trumps the choice of 74 million. We, the sensible aspiring to the efficacious, choose sense and efficacy, and it is so.

Restore John Ford!

Friday, February 19, 2021

“I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream”…

 


“I Have No Mouth, 

And I Must Scream”…

By Alfred Lehmberg

 

Like many, I’m abruptly removedexcludedbanned from what passes for a spot on the world stage: Facebook. I won’t belabor any inordinate “unfairness” or senseless “arbitrariness” provoked by some algorithmic boobytrap I triggered, other than to say that when one becomes outraged by the outrageous one might be provoked to outrage! I offer that that speaks, and abundantly, to a less than abundant fairness. 


At astonishing issue and provocation WAS a malicious declaration of a mal-informed and conscienceless Religious hypocrisy by a craven enemy of the inclusive American ideal. You know, selling: Browns down, Blacks back, Queers nowhere near, and Women second tier. Those are the facts of history and conscience.


All this was revoltingly personified by a crass faux-Christian media-vangelist, one Dave Hayes, a person entirely given over to salacious rumor, wholly unsupported conspiracy theorizing, and some outdated and wholly discounted superstition! Too, here is one pronouncing authoritatively, still, by way of Facebook, his unctuous sermonizing on the callous need for the destruction of The United States (let that sink in!) as a Democratic Republic of working men and women, proud and healthy men and women attempting to enjoy productive lives aspiring to real fairness and enlightened efficacy in a sensible science-based world! This “media-person,” this QAnon conspiracy theorist Mr. Hayes (aka "Praying Medic"), was belligerently opposed to all that

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The suggestion he declares (on Facebook) is the not-so-thinly veiled proposal that rendering our Republic over to a fascist Trumpian dictatorship of rabid wolves and evil weasels was in our nation’s best interest... best path and practice going forward! Yes, preying on one other in untenable little lives harboring no satisfaction but mean survival, in abject rightlessness, and living only to despair? That was the path forward! 


It is ever a choice… …why, the question is begged… yet, a choice, still. Hell is as close at hand as is heaven! Though, last but not least? This person criticized would DARE to foment an unrest in America’s super-power military to achieve this end! Yes! The potentiality of some "just" Mutiny in the military is proposed! Full stop by record scratch! 


I found this outrageous and was outraged. I wrote “Hey, Dave! Push a sock in that stuff or get your f'n wish, you vapid unamerican!” This was all I wrote. Bam! Three days in Facebook stir. 


Let’s review the perplexing scene. 


OK, for Dave Hayes’ glaring clarion call for foul sedition and its fulsome encouragement for our military to lurid and felonious mutiny... as God’s will... mutiny leading to the cruel soul-death and the subjugation of our Nation to traitorous criminals and psychopathic scalawags? Well, I asserted that he should muffle such talk with a sock stuffed into the provenance of that treason, the foulest treason (I remind the reader)... sputtered in such thoughtless and obscene exclamation... that it deserved, at least, a sock! At least! 


Further, I offered that were he to continue his unwarranted and unconstitutional call for traitorous sedition and mutiny, he could have it his WAY and our Nation actually be rendered to the banana-republic military dictatorship he called for. Those always end so well; the reader can agree! 


I closed with a terse assessment of his patriotism as one wholly toxic, insipid, and tediously dull: “…You vapid unamerican,” I wrote, outraged and disgusted. I’m a retired officer of the military, reader; I was Regular Army still on inactive roles! This writer knew about that which he was outraged! ...And disgusted!


…So, where is my sin? Can we understand that perhaps an error or betrayal of a “law’s” spirit may have been made… right, wrong, or indifferent, here, in this instance? That some laughable irony of injustice may actually reward a clear traitor, credulous fascist, and unhinged seditionist, Dave Hayes… but punish the person (me) outraged by same and moved to express that outrage unthreateningly to said individual: a right-wing religious extremist down for Proud Boy mayhem and shouting biased lies and mawkish distortions on public airwaves… a maleficent purveyor of egregious stupefactions encouraging obvious disinformations, gonzo Q-insanities, and other faithless faux-political mendacities… mendacities so sophomorically drawn from some cooperative toxi-rumor of gladly ignored as contrary-to-agenda fact… that a sentient person’s imagination is thrown over a wing-backed chair and rogered to in-sentience! Maybe that’s the plan… 


Outrageous, like I said, but he goes on, unmolested and sans all sin, to spew his seditious sewage from a protected speech spot on Facebook’s page or radio and television, still! And then we come to it… 


There is no appeal for my dismissal! Dave has a TV and internet platform! I'm betting he's even blue-checked! 


I’m booted off the stage aforementioned, summarily, by, at best, an algorithm aping human anxiousness, a soulless and reprogrammable machine of bland indifference, an insensate tool of a sad number’s uncalculated if calculating mal-calculus, great on Newton's spin, rate and charge… right? ...But sucking at Heisenburg's nuance, subtlety, emotional response, or humanity. That was "at best," remember. At worst? 


At worst, I am expulsed by a canted human ham-hand living a life of untested and toxic hypocrisy switched out for faith, one embroiled of gravid hypocrisy in an autocracy serving him or her but having their autocratic and inexorable heel down on me and you. Yeah… it could be a lot worse, but it’s this, outlined here, that puts us on the road to exactly that... worse! That’s been this writer's experience! 


See, in the words of the late Harlan Ellison, a person who would know my outrage, understand it, be similarly outraged, but then be outraged anew at such an arbitrarily imposed inability to sensibly and even benignly express that outrage in a public venue where it might be heard… where that provoking the outrageous provokes the outrage in the first outrageous place, but then skips away untroubled? That's outrageous!


No, Facebook’s unbased, poorly foundationed, and unevenly applied "time-outs" for its supporters, meted out so arbitrarily,  autocratically, and nonsensically, sans all consistency and professional responsibility... as a juvenilely intimidating punishment to "hens and roosters" more largely supporting it (chilling reasonable dissent!), while letting the psychotic wolves and ferrets run free? That seems as cross-purposed to efficacy as it is prejudiced against a "best practice." 


The subject was the touting of a seditious call for a military mutiny on public airways, the reader will recall. ...No lipstick for THAT pig.


“I have no mouth,” reader, “and I must scream.” Mr. Ellison knew what I’m talking about!  Wounded and in pain, I must scream... but I have no mouth! Not an untroubled and un-trifled one!

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Thanks, and a hat-tip to Driftglass, suffering similar slings and arrows on Twitter, but for life... when his is the message of sanity you need to hear... not that risibly treasonous and seditious drivel of Dave Hayes!


Friday, February 12, 2021

UFOs Are Here!




UFOs Are Here!
by Alfred Lehmberg


UFOs -are- here, first and foremost. Let's just get that out of the way, straight away. Tippy-toein' around this issue serves us, not. 

And yes, it is as ever true that we now, as always, suffer those "slings and arrows of outrageous fortune" found in day to day existence, but we don't take arms against them by pretending they are not there. Legitimate distractions of exterior "disease" or social strife in evidence around us are no excuse to "impacted back teeth" one might have on other pressing issues... even as they complicate those exterior diseases and threatening social realities... also exterior... 

Remains, UFOs, like facts, don't appear to be going away upon the proclamation that they cannot be there, and we are not served by that proclamation.  UFOs don't care.

Resolved: UFOs are a patent and unavoidable reality, an endured if denied existentialism, an obvious conclusion of non-biased observations, and it is buoyed, abundantly, by seven categories of compelling evidence... including some low-level "personal encountering," unabashedly admitted... That's this writer's report.

I can hear the internal dialogue. I've always heard it. You're wrong. Shut up. ...And have a BIG cup of that. ...More?

All ufological political correctness be damned: they're going to be UFOs discussed, exclusively! That term! That philosophy! That's what's on the table! 

No, we won't be talking about those namby-pamby and invalidly respected reconciliations... surrenders to some faithless "fairness" or unearned and bastardized "balance" ...that the concept UAP proves to be. I've discussed this before. Both sides don't.

UFOs and UAPs... Unidentified Flying Object and Unidentified Aerial Phenomena. Does the reader see the difference as highlighted by bold and italic? It produces a telling illustration.

If not, let's go further. Both are unidentified, one can perceive, but that's only the straight-up admission that we don't know, any of us, what the hell we're talking, or thinking, about (a result of not talking... or thinking!) ...in either case! Why... it could even be magic... or, "science not yet understood or accepted" is the key point, reader, though that curdles the cockles of the ever-ready "Reducing Cartesians" in the CSIcop crowd! 

Then? Then... it gets murky.

Look at "Flying" and "Aerial." Both suggest the airborne, sure, and the difference is subtle. ...But, look closely. The former bespeaks an existential reality perceived of one's senses, in the air, seemingly controlled by extant intelligence, seeable and feelable even if apart from all identification... where clear identification should be able to be made! A zebra, right up close on a clear day at noon? It won't be taken for a horse.

The latter term, aerial; however, takes on an ephemeral even eldritch quality, not quite an admission that there might be something there, but neatly setting us up, anyway, for the third term... it's JOB, one can surmise!

Object and Phenomena. There are your tells and bugaboos! The reader has to see the difference, but I'll point it out to the more lumpen like myself. It took me a while!

Object suggests actuality in the real world! It is graspable in one's personal reality tunnel; it is an existentiality of the "here and now" and it has the substance of a brick thrown through a window of a CSI commissary! Phenomena, on the other hand?

Why, a "phenomenon," FIRST, is a result of mirages, of optical illusions, of misidentified blimps, bolides, and balloons... first, the reader is reminded, according to an "infallible" Occam. Then? 

Then, still according to Occam, it can be a result of the confabulatory mechanisms of persons misleading, suppositions of the misled, or the hallucinations of the mentally ill? ...A "phenomenon," the reader may come to see, doesn't even have to be there... ...at all!  

Anything can be explained away with the rationalization of more "explanation," reader, embers of reflexive, so toxic and unconstructive doubt can be oxygenated to undeserved life. Like "Jewish Space Lasers"!

Well, ephemera's not the stuff talked about and provoking concern, right? UFO is the assertion that there is something there in the here and now, perhaps even something extraterrestrial! UAP, it is offered, is but a "plausible (read: disingenuous!) deniability." It is deniability that there is something there, at all... and it also provides for the ability to more easily mascarade and camouflage the "TRUFOs," (true UFOs) plainly there at the start... ...as dismissible. Recall the tug of war over McMinnville, for example.

UFOs are not UAPs, and vice versa, ok? They are separate! They are distinct! 

Moreover, if we just go ahead and admit that UFOs are an "object" of tactile reality and not a "phenomena" of abstruse vagueness and perhaps even patent unreality... and we're not "Flying" these "Unidentified" "Objects"? ...Cue the music!

...Patient reader... Someone is. Let that rock your short and curlies to your smokin' stackin' swivels!

Moreover, Credible men and women, living and dead, agree with me, yesterday and today! These quite rare women and men are of a caliber and grain-weight facilitating those unanswered debate challenges made to the most accomplished and well funded of the skepti-bunkies (or the most strident of the hearty-reductionist-so-puddle-deep noisome negativist!). ...In a moment we'll talk about where you can see and hear a few of the former. 

This alluded to, if rather abstruse cowardice of the latter-mentioned, is obvious... given the narrowness of their self-admitted reductionist imaginations, the dearth of that same intellectual courage demanded of all others, the shakiness of their over-privileged chairs and positions buttressed by blindered self-serving hypocrisies, and then finally? The wide gulf of their arrogant and homocentric assumptions commanding their insectile attentions... ...Their hubris. Their ignorant arrogance. ...So say the aforementioned credible men and women!

Additionally, these credible men and women allow that the aforementioned concoction of scientistic hypocrisy, cowardice, and shaky assumption can no longer be excused or tolerated! That this complacency of spirit is an errant indulgence ill afforded in our quickly accelerating times, that it is increasingly abhorrent behavior which must be changed of needs and for cause...  

...Disclosure is, we must remember to embrace, only a first step like going from coal to solar cells! Extreme courage is required for the follow-through, but we're served by it! Consider, if we'd bit the "disclosure" bullet in 1952, on that opportunity and occasion of our first (and last!) official admission of the UFO as ET, we'd already been a couple of generations into it and reaping the rewards suspected! ...But, no!

We elected for arrogance and cowardice! ...And debate of it is all but squashed! See, unfortunately, ironically, for all concerned, the formerly mentioned credible women and men handily burn their canted opposition down to the ground in a real debate not allowing for the observance of rank and privilege. That's bad? Yes. In a way.

They're so spot-on and sensible, generally, that any concession made to points they are easily able to make become but a slippery slope to the predicted invalidations of their opposition's scientistic, facile, and assumpted positions. Hell, that's why they have a "boot heel" at all, but I digress! Adding injurious insult to their insulted injuries? Occam is not correct every time, only enough that attention to him must be paid... out of sheer prudence! Occam is not infallible, see? He is only statistically likely. That won't be the same thing.

The UFO multi-color proponent's two-color opponents would have to admit some kind of "defeat" at the denouement of any debated deliberation or look like complete fools, in the aggregate, to a balanced evaluating observer. Watch a taped debate of those issues to see what I mean! Freidman and McGaha spring to mind

These can be reduced to the pro's points not being addressed by an obfuscating, mendacious, and largely hypocritical opposition, all presented evidence but that misinterpreted to their advantage, ignored, or that evidence pronounced upon negatively without the remotest examination of that evidence by that opposition! Science is not done by proclamation it's been said! Such are the less than forthright members of that crowd.

That's why they don't debate, one can see; they can't debate, so, they won't "debate"! The precariousness of an opposition's position precludes the giving of even a nanometer of ground, lest they slide, completely unimpeded, from the unjust and hubristic airborne towers they've purloined, airily inhabited, and think they are entitled to... I'm reminded of the GOP, but I digress, again.

Stan Deyo agreed with me once, apparently. Stan Deyo! Whatever happened to Stan Deyo? Back in the day last century when we all had a degree of sanity seemingly lost now to the obtrusions of the fascist right and a rejection of democratic socialism, by the betrayed ignorant, as communism... toxic and foul. That's what we get believing everyone's opinion has equal value. It never has. That's never been plainer than now.

...See, there are 350 million-plus persons in an America largely unmoved by the dire threat of overpopulation. Maintaining a good quality of life for that many people requires self-less intelligence, concise management, and interdependent efficiency... Government, reader, of, by, and for, the people. Nothing else fits. 

Working that tradeoff between the needs of the many and the sensibilities of the individual are a row, roughly hoed! Still, where one wants "smaller government," they should also want "smaller populations!" The neo-GOP, and perhaps now, Mr. Deyo, don't seem to get that in 2021...

Remains, in at the ground floor, last century, of a quality UFO research mechanism, Stan Deyo had been looking into UFOs (among other significant investigations) for quite some time before I encountered him. Amazingly, he had done so, for all those years, without even once, to date, disgracing himself or his subject. Astonishing! I was wholly impressed. 

See, Deyo was a contemporary of Hynek. He was conversant with Speilberg. He was in contact with Vallee. It would appear that he had solid enough credentials at the time. [g].

No, Deyo had served Ufology well, apparently. I couldn't find a cogent contrary word about him in a weeks worth of searching, and I tried to find some meaningful dirt on him. 

But, no. Like the late Stanton Friedman, Richard Dolan, Frank Feschino, Robert Hastings, or the late Richard Hall, all solid persons heavily invested in the UFO milieu, he had avoided the winsome *woo-woo*, steered clear of the credulous *crackpot*, and sidestepped the foaming *fringe* (it would seem!)... all appropriate respects paid to fringers, cracked pots, and the winsome! It's not their fault every time!

All in all, Deyo's startling claims of decades ago appear to remain unchallenged (indeed, many seem unsettlingly prophetic!), and his bona-fides sure looked genuine. One tries to take a man at his word. It's on the liar that they are liars. 

Deyo might, actually, be the kind of man most easily typified as a truly original American of rare intelligence and even rarer talent (...and a brave man with strong convictions that he is not compelled to push up the observer's nose, reflexively, one would hope!). 

I could like a guy like this, in the aggregate, or want to... if he just explained the unexplained ambivalence to the supremacy, the fascism, and the slavish devotion to legislated vaginas, and some former Presidents... the validated sensibilities of the KKK as acceptable... Then, even given what seem to be mere oppositional politics we could have a collegiality. ...I redouble my efforts to be on extra guard! [g].

Be that as it may, Deyo could have continued to serve us well with regard to the observed ufological. He'd had a plan, once, for a six-part series of DVDs that would chronicle his association with ufology (over the past thirty-some-odd years), and it would have gone a long way, one would think (I do!), towards facilitating some real quality information on the subjects at hand... and on many of the sub-sets of that subject? 

Truly, it would have gone a long way towards facilitating some real disclosure of that type first experienced in 1952. He'd been around a long time and it appears we had an affordable opportunity to have had his rich ufological experience for our own... and in a way we can study for ourselves if we wished it so. I guess it was not to be?

Contrarily, his first DVD in the series, at *first* blush, WAS an amateur production of 1970's UFO nostalgia, festooned with (overlong and largely inappropriate?) clips from "StarWars" and "Forbidden Planet." Push past this momentary (and largely invalid) distraction, good reader. Be not fooled. There is gold in that muddy river bottom! Read the send-up here and then go see for yourself.


 


Indeed, Mr. Deyo, in interview last century to this writer, expressed some regret at not being allowed more creative control in the DVD's production, and pieces of it made even him groan, was his report. The aforementioned is said forgetting, for a moment, that it is Deyo's creative contribution to the old documentary's beginning and end that book-ends it, compellingly providing for its currency, power, and relevancy, still!

Moreover, the conscious observer realizes what she is seeing in the details of the film! Her breath is taken away if she can be moved by sincerity, at all! Verily!

"UFOs are here," say Kenneth Arnold (with some agitation!), Jacques Vallee (calmly and reasonably), and J. Allen Hynek (from the standpoint of real science!). 

"UFO are here," say Margaret Mead (intelligently), Stanton Friedman (logically), and Klaus Nobel (humbly). 

"UFOs are here," say Steven Spielberg (candidly), Squadron Leader White (cunningly), and Reverend William Gill (with 38 other people, astonishingly)! 

"UFOs are here," say Presidents, pilots, and scared air traffic controllers. UFOs are here. Friends and uneasy neighbors! Verily!

"UFOs are here," continues Ray Palmer... which I'm sure will earn a smirk from a fallacious few with ill-molded minds locked in the comforting stone of their suspiciously spurious "conventional wisdoms." Say what you want about Ray Palmer, a publisher of 1940's tabloid pulp magazines with an unsettling hunchback. 

Some will too reflexively dismiss him as a "puckish showman" and "clever huckster," one encouraging a "UFO hysteria" to sell more "mindless" books and periodicals! A buffoon and a charlatan!

This ignores the fact that it was largely his "mindless magazines" (an absolute first of their efficacious TYPE, by the way!) that hugely catapulted the imaginations of our forebears, contributing, by report directly (!), to the technological wonderland we presently ENJOY today in a 21st Century! He sparked, in short, scientific imagination.

Moreover, Palmer had his finger in a ufological dike we all know is there, early on! No, point a finger at Ray Palmer, bunky, in ignorant malice, and have it end up painfully in your own eye!

"UFOs are here," says Colin Cameron, recently released from an institution for the insane... and uh-huh... I can even hear the reader's eyeballs roll up! Be not too proud, good reader. 

As loopy as his story was, he still captured a few seconds of some compelling UFO footage (You have to tease it out of the darkness with your picture seetings) that this writer had never seen before, forgetting that Cameron's lack of *sanity* (whatever that is...) in no way precludes his telling the truth, whatever his personal take on that truth might be! 

He might be crazy, but he doesn't have to be a liar! Yes, he might be crazy, but, like his reflex detractor, he doesn't have to be stupid, too!

Margaret Mead addresses this obliquely in the film when she expresses her irritation at being disingenuously labeled as a "UFO Believer." "The only thing I believe about UFOs," she says, "...Is that they remain [suspiciously] unidentified"! She goes on to point out that not near enough is being done (on any level that matters) to actually identify these *things* remaining so illusively "unidentified," in the first place! 

The question is begged: Who is the real believer? Or, who is it really living, rent unpaid, in a billionaire's dream world?

No, the DVD is exactly what it is billed to be, a first disk in a video diary, a compilation of Stan Deyo's direct involvement, contribution, and truth-seeking association with the principals and luminaries of ufological research. It makes no apology for the appearance of history to our jaded eyes (...Stanton Friedman looks nineteen!). 

It does not pretend something is not so... (like the conflicted mainstream does to this day and hour or minute!). It does not evade or obfuscate the issues (like the institutions of our spurious skepti-bunky officialdom!). It does not mislead, hoodwink, or misinform (like the CSIcopian adversary in conflicted and convenient opposition aforementioned!). It is, most certainly, sincere.

"UFOs Are Here!", stood apart from the legislated and enforced ignorance of our corrupted society with arms innocently raised and palms decidedly up. Moreover, it dares to suggest the answer to the larger question in the minds of the remotely conscious: UFOs are here! 

Stan Deyo began to make that more obvious, decades ago, and we're along for the unusual (but cogent) ride if we want to be. Based on the initial disk, even with its flaws (hell... especially with its flaws! [g].), I would have tremorously anticipated the next installment in that ride. I'd suggest the reader might, too. 

UFOs are here... realizing we are already living precariously in threatened existences challenged by pandemic and a Smaug-like billionaire's political authoritarianism, but we're not served, either, putting off a dentist office visit... given a cosmically impacted wisdom tooth that should have come out decades ago! Or... so say credible men and women. 

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Yeats Wink And Nod...






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"If you ever do business with a religious son of a bitch, 
get it in writing because his word isn't worth shit... 
not with the 'good lord' 
telling him how to fuck you on the deal!" 
William Burroughs
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Here's another hurdle 
keeps the "saucer" folk away.  
Just look with open eyes 
before you turn your heart away!  
There ARE predaceous Christians 
who have nothing good to say: 
those, sloppily, all wet-eyed... 
—like Jimmy Swaggart—
when they pray...
...who then do their fellows dirty 
as the order of the day!
.
...And too, these won't self-criticize.
They won't "debate" their "Christ."
Degraded and defiled outright,
They're in, friend, on the heist!
Where one won't truck hypocrisy
Or a Christian's graft and crime
they obviate their relevance
And deserve their prison time.
...But watch them singing sweetly 
from their "television pulpits" 
while the harried and betrayed 
are made to pay; 
watch them wallow in the excess 
that they've stolen from their *faithful* 
as they profit from egregious 
ways they pray!
.
...And all the while whining 
it's "their" persecution's real
They say it's them who're hounded 
as they spew mendacious squeals! 
This is just a tactic 
to confuse the way you feel, 
so their programs might continue!  
...They can lie 'n cheat 'n steal!
That's the way it's always been, 
the way they write the deal. 
It makes you docile and non-threatening
it makes you glad to scrape and kneel!  
Too, invented validations 
fuel an ignorance so pervasive, 
it obviates the UFO!
Disclosure's made "evasive"!
How? Well, "They are piloted by demons; 
"this is found in God's own word!"  
"Believers should be stoned in Christ,"
This they'll quote from *bibles* 
mal-translated and... absurd
The resulting machinations?  
Bad "Agendas" are inured!
.
Too, their total *mode* and *flavor
is so back-woods, and inbred
Are we downwind, green-toothed cowards
is imagination dead? 
The wheel's uninvented (?), 
and we drag our stuff on sleds? 
We could orient to light, good folk... 
but provoke the dark instead!
They'd ignite their Christian chaos, too, 
but they blow it with their graft
Humanity has flowered 
where Religion's kept in track
Left to abject Christians 
we'd still shiver in a draft
starving, soiled, and miserable, 
we'd be cold and wet and daft...
.
Make their shamed *investment*?  
Take your eyes down from the sky?  
Follow their example, friend? 
Ignore what "swoops" and "flies"
Why, do the same as they do 
and you'll wither down to die 
like you never knew what's "spiritual," 
or the sack to wonder why!
.
It's them puts off the *saucers*, see,
and they do it with such perk!  
Monumental cowards, 
fallacious sneaks with irksome "quirks." 
Performing "absolution" 
that they know could never work,
but still do it with intensity
busy, fervid... ...with that smirk!
.
...And that is sheer insanity
this "dog eat dog" they sell 
as imposed by pompous *eunuchs* 
shilling angels where they fell.  
So, sorry... too pre-renaissance. 
Too homocentric, too. 
Too flatly "homo-morphic" 
for a proper Alien View.
.



  • The worst work with passionate intensity while the best have lost all conviction, to paraphrase Yeats. I regret having to quote an elitist, a mouthpiece of justification for the "man," but there you have it. ...Where words make a fist... they are a weapon, whosoever's swinging them, eh?  I'll appropriate a Yeats for good cause.  Who indeed are the worst working with such passionate intensity.  Not who we thought, I'm betting.

  • Seriously, visit the bottom of the United States' AM radio dial sometime, anytime.  ...When kids could be listening, eh?  Treat yourself to some of the most effusively mendacious and revoltingly unreasonable expressions of mindless hatred imaginable

  • Sprung from the same "dominator" loin? They are but a turn and a wink from Islam, itself the current issue of that which is most violently and misogynisticly authoritarian in a "dominator" culture afflicting us at present. ...Though, who stood on whose neck, first... and why, eh? That's where real revelation begins...
  • Islam is at least plain, verily!  The up-tight fundy Christian stealthily (...less honorably?) prosecutes the same sociopathy in well-appointed rectories and from ironic pulpits used to degrade our quality of life and make us happy with that. I digress...
  • ...Back to our home-breed of narrow-minded-slack-jaws and mouth-breathing-fundy "ditto-heads"? Ask one of these more bigoted psychopaths what Jesus thinks of an extraterrestrial hypothesis.  Use smaller words...
  • Untested faith explodes in your face like a lanced ripe boil. They'll answer too quickly some cadenced Christian talking-point like they *know* in their heart of hearts, but they'll say it in "tongues," then criticize your lack of *faith* for not "buying in" to... or validating... their (apparently?) shallow, corrosive, and unintelligible non-explanation, wholesale.  Follow the money, people, and know Newt Gingrich laughs at his supporters behind their backs.
  • If it ain't them washed in the blood of their institutional lamb? It's Satan! ...Hate on high-beams driving too fast in reverse, if the reader can follow that!
  • Verily, and don't you just know it, yourself? They will castigate you furiously for not reflexively validating their intellectually insulting and self-serving cognitive mockery! Sorry, that needed to be said. Grok it in fullness.
  • I once knew an educated woman as smart and talented as can walk around unaided. You could leave her with your chickens.  She had long been an ardent practitioner of that for which she "testifies." She is a card-carrying Christian, serious, which is to say not completely arbitrary or cognitively convenient. She had tried to walk the walk. She had a sweetness, an even disposition in the aggregate, and had raised, as far as they go, wonderful children...
  • But watch that sweet countenance twist and snarl into a vicious spitting mask when her dogma was even reasonably questioned, reader—that gay people should be treated as human beings, or that creationism is an intellectual embarrassment without the remotest support save its self-facilitating and untested faith, or that some Aliens might not be demons, for example—and then wonder, good friend and fellow motes of consciousness, who the Devil really is!
  • The devil sat before me spitting her coffee cake. The cross wearing devil sells us cars we can't afford,  loosens fillings during a routine cleaning, and gets away with authoritarian behavior around kids so an authoritative behavior looks weak in a first comparison later on! There's some real sin right there!  The lacking authoritarian person, so then, makes the intrinsically superior authoritative person's job needlessly harder.
  • I once watched a guy at a church function make little kids cry for eating ice-cream before giving thanks to the "sweet baby Jesus." No child's parent dared say a word. A stranger at the group... I said nothing. Now, what's that all about? Does one think a "Jesus" would stand around and fondly condone such as that?  I would suspect that "Jesus" was no authoritarian. 
  • See, it's NOT the mistakes made that matters so much, it's the mistakes not copped to that are, and have ever been, the problem. We haven't learned that we make mistakes so as to learn from them. That's why we reap what we sow (...it matters who did what to who—first, and why...), and all our problems are, largely, our own damned fault. Aliens, the ultimate sedition, are alternative to all that, I suspect.  That's why it's ABA (anything but aliens) with the "establishment," religions I'd wager.
  • I additionally suspect that that's why they're pushed—when they're admitted to at all—far beyond arm's reach in mere microbiological forms, relegated to galaxies "far, far away" or to times "long, long ago."
  • Right here on earth and entirely of our own accord? We thoughtlessly manufacture the hells which vex and torment us because there is some valid confusion—busily facilitated by the *bad* guys—discerning who the good guys really are! I suggest a few of those good guys may be representative of the *other*.  Alien... but there you have it. No apologies. "They" are precisely because "we" are, remember. No thing happens once.
  • ...What is the worst head eater out there compared to even the minions of, say, Big Dick Cheney? ...And push a sock in it if you need to, we all know that was over the top.  That's the problem you see?  Why—apart from inoculation to real horror or a hurdle stepping up our "game for same"—do we have to endure a Cheney, too, on top of everything else?
  • Until we figure 'good' and 'bad' out ...And just check fruit born for that (...Eric and Don Jr. or Uday and Qusay...), eh? See how it's rolled from the tree. It's that easy...or hard...). Until we figure it out we will remain separated from our hearts desire, apart from an efficacious satisfaction, and divorced from anything else elevating and enlightening... and likely to be out there... in a wide-open and largely unexplored reality, a reality wherein which we are, perforce, bereft of perceiving the smallest slice
  • Still—that "kingdom" alluded to, is at hand! ...Can't you feel it? ...Just a wink and a nod away. Yea and verily! [g]. An actual choice if we made it.  If we really, really wanted that kingdom at hand, it would be here.  We're just a little distracted from the task, is all.  Remains that kingdom at hand, eh? ...But a choice away.

Restore John Ford!  Read on.


Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Socialism's Security Reaction


Appropriated from a work by Regan Lee

Socialism's Security
Reaction
by Alfred Lehmberg

In this new year and on the subject of Social Security: True... It's the rare even mythical human being who can appreciate what they have not worked for. Air is only ever appreciated where there is none to effortlessly breathe.

We all understand how this works, even to that man and woman wholly honest with themselves. Ease is rot. Reason must then dictate that an unworthy "gift-receiving" person is not a "served" person, at all, but a wrongly indemnified person "indebted" to or even "enslaved" by that "unearned" gift... as is touted by a decidedly more secure GOP. The gift "receiver" gets used to "clean air" and then there must be misery later on when "the gift" MUST be taken from them.

"Free stuff" is a bane and not a blessing, or certainly can be a bane more often than not! Look at the fates of lotto winners! Addiction and excess! Ruin and debt! Early death! The "no-gifting" logic appears faultless. The Republicans would appear to be correct.

Then, No. No, not at all! Not if you won't credit their scurvy premise, and their premise IS scurvy! 

These "Republicans"... these treasonous buzzards circling road-kill on a busy thoroughfare they had voted not to put a traffic light on... They would be correct, might be correct... only if Social Security and Medicare were doles... or gifts... or handouts... an "enslaving manna insensibly tossed to the undeserving" and not a "humane REACTION to our cruel civil existentiality, worsening every day"! No... one does not pay in for a lifetime... for a gift!

Social Security is a "reaction," see, and a very sensibly just one, at that, too! Observe! You earned every penny of your Social Security

You paid DEAR into it, citizen, your whole working life in the first place, and your Social Security employer's contribution (forgetting Medicare) has only ever been the wages that your employer should have been paying you... in the first f'n place!!! 

Do you get that!! Jesus, man! Social Security is a humane reaction to the mechanisms of a crow's murder... no, a Raven's unkindness... of psychopathic monsters!! Right-wing billionaires, IOW. A reaction!



It is a sensible reaction to reptilian Walmart/McDonald's like corporations paying slaves wages to harried employees so taxpayers have to pick up the dime via Food Stamps and Medicaid, later on!

It is a sentient reaction to dwindling pensions and health benefits from predatory and reptilian corporate transnationals to middle-class families too quickly slip-sliding to the squalor-status of the working poor!

It is a rational reaction to decades of wealth trickling up since Reagan, while foreclosures, investment failures, vulture capitalists, and crushing debt rained down on the well-betrayed people "beneath" them!

It is a just reaction to hyper-privileged Americans not proud to pay a fair share and then even gaming the system they already corrupt to pay less, hide assets, and weaponize convenient monetary loopholes placed there, specifically, for their use by their own rewarded agents!

It is a righteous reaction to those using as a disingenuous excuse the largely unsupported "fact" that "people don't respect and appreciate what they haven't worked for"... to abuse people, short-change people, cheat people, and prey upon people... all for an unethical pecuniary gain entirely at the people's expense as expendable, if sometimes useful, insects... insects beneath concern, contempt, or the remotest consideration, finally! Grease for unconcerned wheels beyond all reasonable responsibility. Reptiles, as was mentioned, heretofore.

Social security is not a "grift," a "gift" or a "handout." An employer pays the wages he should have been paying the employee, to start, and the employee ponies up a huge chunk besides, as already pointed out. Money held in reserve, for later! ...350 odd million People taking reasonable care and responsibility for one another in an efficacious and efficient civil society based on sense and science and accessorized by a creatively constructive philosophy. 

Social Security is earned! Wholly and undeniably!

Beginning our approach for landing... Social Security is a humane reaction by people of principle elected to our Federal Government, in all sense one hopes, to reparate working Americans of the 99%... for the thievery, graft, and predations of Reaganesque PIRATES in the 1%... endured to one degree or another since the founders founded this Nation! It is earned, morally and ethically, at all levels and indices! It should be GREATER!

Republicans very profitably confuse apples and oranges to come up with their own orange-tinted soiled adult diaper, at best. Also at best? That they are merely disingenuous! At worst they are faithless hypocrites, craven liars, and gloating psychopaths alluded to. Monstrous psychotics, even! That's still lipstick on a pig!

Expand Social Security. We wouldn't need to if a reasonable employer paid a reasonable wage, but they don't or won't (it's not that they can't!) unless compelled! Reptiles show cause to be coerced to mammalian behavior, by mammals for mammals.   

Resolved: it may be immutable that they cannot be reasonable! Hense, Social Security becomes necessary. Yes! A mandated necessity!

This writer is a veteran of air combat and holds a Bronze Star, so step off as regards his patriotism, but it occurs to the perspicacious that the Socialist aspects of our National Society are the only thing making these United States, and remotely, a worthwhile Country to live in at all! I'll stand by that!

At 73, I've lived frugally, saved my money, and secured a military pension ... but it's the socialism of Social Security and Medicare (et sig al) that allows me any... dignity... at all. But for these, with my medical issues, I might be dead or in the street.

Closing, this writer offers that we might embrace that which has proved to be worthwhile and eschew that which would relieve us of same. Both sides are NOT proactive on that! RESIST! I will!