Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Working Hard on Important Things

House Speaker Dennis Hastert wants to re rename the dead tree that's being erected in front of the capitol. It seems that during the 90s it was termed the "Capitol Holiday Tree". Hastert wants it named the "Capitol Christmas Tree".
Never mind that the country is involved in a vicious slaughter in two foreign countries and all our infrastructure and institutions are disintagrating. We should be paying attention to this egregious desicration of a religious symbol, says Hastert, and I agree.
Do away with halfhearted, backhanded allusions.
Make it the "Our Good Lord And Savior Baby Jesus Tree".
Of course the folks at will be disappointed in any event.

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Is This One of the Reasons For 9/11?

From the New York Psychogeographical Association, nov 30, 2001:

"Though this may be hard for some to believe, especially in these sentimental times, the so-called Twin Towers at the World Trade Center were hated by many New Yorkers, who before September 11, 2001 would have been happy if the goddamned things had never been built and after September 11th are glad that they're gone.
Built for an enormous amount of money between 1966 and 1970 by the Port Authority of the State of New York...the Twin Towers were always money-losers as rental properties and required huge subsidies (tens of millions of dollars a year) from the State of New York to remain solvent. Because all of the windows in both towers were sealed up tight...the WTC complex was ludicrously costly to heat and light. Furthermore, visiting business men and women weren't satisfied to remain within the WTC's purportedly self-sufficient universe, and wished to venture (and shop and do business) outside of it.
In the 1980s, advances in information and telecommunication technologies decentralized the financial markets, which in turn "rolled back" the necessity for foreign institutions to be in close physical proximity to each other, Wall Street and the rest of lower Manhattan, which is precisely what the gigantic size and centralized location of the Twin Towers were intended to provide.
In New York City, obsolete buildings are infrequently saved, whatever their historical or architectural interest. Most often, they are simply torn down and replaced. The only thing that saved the Twin Towers from demolition was the fact that they were filled with asbestos, which would be released into the air if the buildings were destroyed by controlled explosions. In 2000, the Port Authority calculated that it would cost $1 billion -- i.e., much more money than the Port Authority could afford to spend -- to remove the asbestos before the buildings were destroyed."

So instead of a costly asbestos removal, WTC leaseholder Larry Silverstein stood to receive 7 billion dollars in insurance payouts.

Monday, November 28, 2005

Depends on Who's Using the Stuff

When a Chemical Weapon is Not a Chemical Weapon

US War Crimes List Keeps Growing

"Pentagon, State Department and White House officials, after first denying that phosphorus was used at all in Fallujah, when caught in their lie, finally admitted using the weapon..."

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Police in Miami announced today that they're going to take a proactive role in fighting the "terror" war. They're going to randomly check IDs, surround buildings and presumably strut about with intimidating sneers. "This is an in-your-face type of strategy. It's letting the terrorists know we are out there," deputy police chief Frank Fernandez said. "People are definitely going to notice it, we want that shock. We want that awe."

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This is complete and utter bullshit. The "war on terror" is a gigantic fucking lie, nothing less than an agenda to eradicate rights and exert total control. It's as real as the decades long "war on drugs" which cost hundreds of billions and ruined countless lies. And the result? The country is awash in hard drugs and people are more and more used to heavy handed police presence.
Frisking Grandma and roadblocks and bringing snarling dogs on buses and being forced to present identification will not make us safer from terrorists. That's because the forces doing all that are the terrorists themselves.

Welcome to fascism. There is no other other description for giving police forces carte blanche to intimidate citizens going about their business. Police across the country have slowly been militarized to the point where they're indistinguishable from military units, and their tactics have changed accordingly.

Also - Fascism Then. Fascism Now?
"Huey Long, one of America's most brilliant and most corrupt politicians, was once asked if America would ever see fascism. "Yes," he replied, "but we will call it anti-fascism."

Sunday, November 27, 2005

All About the Oil

Few people know about a corporation called Bridas (, located in Argentina, and the dealings it had with the central asian Stans for the past couple of decades. That's a shame because knowing some history of oil pipeline politics would go a long way to understanding why the US invaded Afghanistan.

When 9/11 happened it took all of 2 hours to smell something rotten. By paying close attention to the media as well as the message it looked increasingly like we as news consumers were being fed a scripted stage play. One thing was an immediate and constant chant of Osama bin Laden.

Another thing happened a day or so later. As if on cue, every speech, every news bite by every administration spokesperson included the phrase "We will punish those that did this and the countries that harbor them."
At the time, this made little sense. The offical story was 19 Arabs and hijacked planes. Countries, what countries? Little did I know about the massive preperations to invade Afghanistan that had been underway long before 9/11.

Friday, November 25, 2005

He's Making a List

Tomorrow, Bob Woodward will reveal the following list of things Our Leader wants to bomb after he bombs Al Jazeera.

1. Spongebob Squarepants's pineapple under the sea.
2. Breathalizer Inc's corporate offices
3. Those Chinese doors
4. Sy Hersh's notebook
5. His Bicycle
6. Utz Pretzels
7. The bastard who gave Condi herpes
8. Websters Dictionary
9. A great big frog
10. Karl's mighty spatula of presidential discipline

(Thanks to Jesus' General)

Thursday, November 24, 2005

Let's see if we get this story right:

The transcript of a leaked memo shows that little boots plotted to bomb and destroy the Al Jazeera news stations in Qatar and elsewhere, and Tony Bliar talked him out of it.

Qatar is America's ally. It would have been like obliterating the BBC in London.

White House spokesman Scott McClellan said: "We are not interested in dignifying something so outlandish and inconceivable with a response."

The British government immediately warns media organizations "they are breaking the law if they publish details". Several civil servants "were charged last Thursday under Britain's Official Secrets Act with making a damaging disclosure of a document relating to international relations."
The Daily Mirror editor says "We were astonished, 24 hours later, to be threatened with the Official Secrets Act".

In 2001, the station's Kabul office was hit by U.S. bombs and in 2003 Al Jazeera reporter Tareq Ayyoub Image hosted by
was killed in a U.S. strike on its Baghdad office. The United States has denied deliberately targeting the station.

The British government is threatening to punish the media for exposing the fact that the American government wanted to punish the media.

You don't have to have worked on the Apollo program to figure this one out.
The Raw Story is all over it -


Little boots engaged in his conversations with Bliar on April 16 of last year at a White House summit, just as his legions were attacking Fallujah in Iraq for the first time. Is it possible that they wanted to keep Al Jazeera from reporting the use of white phosphorous and other war crimes?


Update - "I'll go to jail to print the truth about Bush and al-Jazeera"

Boris Johnson is editor of 'The Spectator' in the UK.

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Hunter Thompson Summed it up

"We have become a Nazi monster in the eyes of the whole world -- a nation of bullies and bastards who would rather kill than live peacefully. We are not just Whores for power and oil, but killer whores with hate and fear in our hearts. We are human scum, and that is how history will judge us. No redeeming social value. Just whores. Get out of our way, or we'll kill you.
Well, shit on that dumbness, George W. Bush does not speak for me or my son or my mother or my friends or the people I respect in this world. We didn't vote for these cheap, greedy little killers who speak for America today -- and we will not vote for them again in 2002. Or 2004. Or ever.
Who does vote for these dishonest shitheads? Who among us can be happy and proud of having all this innocent blood on our hands? Who are these swine? These flag-sucking half-wits who get fleeced and fooled by stupid rich kids like George Bush?
They are the same ones who wanted to have Muhammad Ali locked up for refusing to kill gooks. They speak for all that is cruel and stupid and vicious in the American character. They are the racists and hate mongers among us -- they are the Ku Klux Klan. I piss down the throats of these Nazis. And I am too old to worry about whether they like it or not. Fuck them."
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It's been 42 years since John Kennedy was shot and a coup happened before our eyes.
It's been a police state ever since.

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White Phosphorous Part 3

"It is very disturbing that the US lied for a number of months about the use of WP in Falluja, and only came forward with an admission of use after clear evidence. While combatant forces are allowed to withhold certain information from the general public at certain times, the US apparently lied to US Members of Congress and other officials. This is especially disturbing because the use of WP in urban areas is prohibited by operation of law. In this sense, the US was covering up war crimes."

Monday, November 21, 2005

Another Nail in the "Intelligent Design" Coffin

There's some sort of freaky show on Fox called Trading Spouses where people get paid to switch places and the cameras record the action.
No, not that action apparently. But here's a link to a 6 minute clip of a batshit psycho woman who really, really dislikes the dark side - href="">here
The denouement should not be missed.


Astounding update! Ebay has a "Talking bobblehead nodder trading spouses GOD WARRIOR!!" (Item number: 6225867209) for sale! Be sure to have your speakers turned up for this item, you Islamofascists!

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Sunday, November 20, 2005

Death Squads R Us

Fun and games El Salvador style is back in vogue, ala Billmon-

The "mission" in Iraq was supposedly to rid the world of a vicious tyrant, his extensive supply of WMDs and set up a democracy where fresh breezes blew and smiles came naturally.
That goal seems to have been shelved for plan B, where an enormous security force and extensive prison complex has been set up, in part using many of Saddam's thugs and goons. From the UK Timesonline this past summer:
"In their haste to put police on the streets to counter the brutal insurgency, Iraqi and US authorities have enlisted men trained under Saddam Hussein’s regime and versed in torture and abuse, the officials told The Times. They said that recruits were also being drawn from the ranks of outlawed Shia militias."
Truthout reported on this almost a year ago -
"Death squads" have always been useful to authoritarian regimes from Vietnam (the CIA Phoenix program) to Chile to the Nazis to Iraq. They were extensively used in El Salvador in the 80's where members of the U.S. military and the CIA helped organize, train, and fund death squad activity. The most infamous incident was the rape and murder of the Maryknoll sisters:
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John Negroponte was the US ambassador to Honduras in the 80s. He helped set up the Contras and their illegal aid pipeline and oversaw the formation of death squads in El Salvador that unleashed a holocaust on countless innocent people. (just google Battalion 316)
Until february of this year he was ambassador to Iraq, ostensibly bringing his talents to that remarkably successful invasion and occupation.
John Negroponte is now National Intelligence Director in this country.

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Three Black Tuesday Stories

We here at Piglipstick central are pretty average. A lot like other people, except perhaps with a bit more curiosity and doggedness. On 9/11 we were as shocked and astonished as everybody else by the events that day. But it only took about 2 hours into that hideous scenario to realize that the official story was not just curious, but unbelievable. Over 4 years of research has shown that the official story is the biggest conspiracy of all. One. Huge. Lie.

Here are some interesting, if little known things to ponder:

Most people realize that the Department of Defense wastes money on a brobdingnagian scale. Fewer people know that the pentagon has lost more than 2.3 trillion dollars. Very few people know that this revelation was broadcast to the world in a speech by Von Rumsfeld himself at the pentagon on 9/10/01. Of course, the events the next day buried that little remark (which can be found here -
Sort of like how the scumbags bury inconvenient factoids by releasing them on friday nights, ensuring that by monday morning they'll be old news and forgotten.
Sort of like how they waited until september '02 to launch their propaganda offensive about Iraq, and when questioned about their sense of timing, WH chief of staff Andrew Card famously quipped "From a marketing point of view, you don't introduce new products in August.''


A lot of the families who lost loved ones that day are very active in trying to get at the truth. Hundreds of them are outspoken critics of the administration with the notable exception of a certain group - the airline victims' families. Aside from one woman, a lady named Ellen Mariani ( The airline victims' families have been quiet as church mice about all the lies and coverups. Why?


On 9/11/05 Bush was at Booker Elementary and was infamously reading about goats with the children when Card interrupted and whispered something in his ear.
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From that moment on we know that everyone there had knowledge of what was transpiring.
Question - If the schedule for that photo op was public for days, there were an unknown number of hijacked airliners crashing into buildings around the country, Bush stayed there in a vulnerable location, and the Secret Service is tasked with whisking him away at the slightest hint of risk, why did they allow him to just sit there?
Only possible answer - they knew he wasn't at risk.
You do the math.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

White Phosphorous Part 2

Shake And Bake - Who Would Jesus Burn?
By Dave Lindorff

What kind of country is this?

Not only does America use grotesque chemical weapons in its "War of Liberation"--in this case white phosphorus bombs that are as nasty as anything Saddam Hussein could have dreamt up, with the ability to eat their way into a body and liquefy flesh--but our shameless leaders, when caught in the act, try to lie their way out of their own atrocious behavior.

When an Italian documentary producer released a film exposing this war crime committed in the course of the destruction of Fallujah, the honchos at the Pentagon and the White House lied through their teeth, claiming that the scenes of cascading phosphorus bombs blanketing the city, incinerating fighters and civilians alike, which were depicted clearly in the film, were just flares being used for night lighting.

But the Italian journalists, who had done their homework, rebutted those lies with Pentagon after-action reports that detailed the deliberate use of the phosphorus weapons--both bombs and mortars, all clearly manufactured for the purpose of incineration, not illumination.

Now the fall-back limited hang-out excuse from the Pentagon is that okay, the military did use phosphorus bombs, but only on military targets, not civilians. Check out the photos of raining phosphorus when you read the word "target".

This latest war crime dwarfs the earlier reports of officially sanctioned torture.

Countless civilians--including women and children--were cruelly burned to death (whether incidentally or in a deliberate attempt to terrorize scarcely matters) in the most agonizing of ways. Enemy fighters were killed through the use of weapons that have been outlawed by the civilized world--a world that America can not claim to be a part of.

American troops even have a term for the barbaric technique -- "Shake and Bake"--clear evidence that this was no one-off affair.

No wonder journalists have been barred from Fallujah, except when safely embedded and under the control of U.S. military units. No wonder there were reports of whole blocks being bulldozed clear of soil and hosed down after the fighting ended. No wonder the U.S. took control of hospitals in the area and barred the media. No wonder the U.S. military avoided doing body counts.

The U.S. now stands unequivocally condemned as an outlaw terror nation.

The only bright spot in this horror show is that President Bush, our strutting, god-communing commander-in-chief, will now end his career (hopefully sooner than anticipated) confined to the U.S., lest he be arrested and tried in a cage like Saddam for the crime of using chemical weapons against civilians in Iraq.

What a grand irony that would be.

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

The Power of Lipstick


Only one man can play him -

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

The Price of Failure

"AMMAN, Jordan (CNN) -- Eleven officials in Jordan's royal court were fired Tuesday by King Abdullah II, Deputy Prime Minister Marwan Muasher said.
Among them was the country's national security adviser, Muasher said.
The reshuffling came less than a week after suicide bombings at three Amman hotels killed 60 people, including three bombers
Full story at

Conrast that with our bizarro government, where up is down and failure is success:

Michael Brown - remember the bangup job he did for the people in the gulf states during Katrina? He was rewarded by getting rehired by FEMA. His new position? As consultant to evaluate the agency's response to the hurricane. Got that? His new job is to study his old job.

General Ricardo Sanchez - military head of the Abu Ghraib prison during the period in 2003 when the prisoner abuses took place. Was promoted to 4 star general the following year.

General Richard Myers - acting head of the joint chiefs of staff on 9/11/01. Promoted to chairman on 10/1/01.

Bremer, Tenet and Franks - given the Presidential Medal of Freedom for what surely everyone unanimously concludes was/is a brilliant success in Iraq.

Of course, in bizarro world this makes absolute sense, as our demented psychopathic murderer-in-chief has been serially rewarded for royal screwups all his life. Don't believe it?
Just google "miserable failure" and see the first result.

Monday, November 14, 2005

Heart of Darkness and the Fog of War

"Where had we seen this rogues gallery before, you wondered? Then you knew. On the History Channel.

Rove resembled a piggish Goering without the war medals; Cheney a brooding Martin Bormann; Rumsfeld an obliging Admiral Doenitz; Wolfowitz an owlish Himmler. Ledeen a sniggering Goebbels. Torturers all but restrained by the teetering Bill of Rights Reichstag building.

They only lack—God be merciful—a fiery demagogue, an engaging orator, a demonic yet mesmerizing presence. They only lack Hitler. For the moment the neocons are a dangerous cabal of Colonel Kurtzes.

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Saturday, November 12, 2005

9/11 Redux

From "Capitol Hill Blue":

A confidential memo circulating among senior Republican leaders suggests that a new attack by terrorists on U.S. soil could reverse the sagging fortunes of President George W. Bush as well as the GOP and "restore his image as a leader of the American people."
The closely-guarded memo lays out a list of scenarios to bring the Republican party back from the political brink, including a devastating attack by terrorists that could “validate” the President’s war on terror and allow Bush to “unite the country” in a “time of national shock and sorrow.”The memo says such a reversal in the President's fortunes could keep the party from losing control of Congress in the 2006 midterm elections

Gotta love the fascists. They've got an open ended capacity to reduce the human experience to sheer brutal expediency.
They've been thinktanking these "events" forever. It's what they do.

Hegel was a German philosopher. In the early 19th century he formulated his "Hegelian Dialectic" view of history. The modern equivalent goes like this:
There's a problem.
You create a reaction to that problem.
Voila! A solution to your liking.

The fascist playbook is centered around this concept. And since the very nature of fascism involves manipulation and control, it's a very short step indeed to apply the above equation to human affairs. Here's a small, but typical example:
Problem - huge antiwar protest that embarrasses the warmakers.
Reaction - send in agents provocateur to cause trouble, riot police break up demonstration.
Solution - voila! no more protest.

The Project for a New American Century (PNAC) is a neo-conservative think tank linked to the Defense-Intelligence establishment, the Republican Party and the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) which plays a behind-the-scenes role in the formulation of US foreign policy. One year before 9/11, the PNAC called for "some catastrophic and catalyzing event, like a new Pearl Harbor," which would serve to galvanize US public opinion in support of a war agenda.

Then came 9/11, and any thoughtful individual knows how credible the official explanation of that day is.
Think they won't do it again?

Thursday, November 10, 2005

10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage Should Be Illegal

Seen at TBogg:

01) Being gay is not natural. Real Americans always reject unnatural things like eyeglasses, polyester, and air conditioning.
02) Gay marriage will encourage people to be gay, in the same way that hanging around tall people will make you tall.
03)Legalizing gay marriage will open the door to all kinds of crazy behavior. People may even wish to marry their pets because a dog has legal standing and can sign a marriage contract.
04) Straight marriage has been around a long time and hasn't changed at all; women are still property, blacks still can't marry whites, and divorce is still illegal.
05) Straight marriage will be less meaningful if gay marriage were allowed; the sanctity of Britany Spears' 55-hour just-for-fun marriage would be destroyed.
06) Straight marriages are valid because they produce children. Gay couples, infertile couples, and old people shouldn't be allowed to marry because our orphanages aren't full yet, and the world needs more children.
07) Obviously gay parents will raise gay children, since straight parents only raise straight children.
08) Gay marriage is not supported by religion. In a theocracy like ours, the values of one religion are imposed on the entire country. That's why we have only one religion in America.
09) Children can never succeed without a male and a female role model at home. That's why we as a society expressly forbid single parents to raise children.
10) Gay marriage will change the foundation of society; we could never adapt to new social norms. Just like we haven't adapted to cars, the service-sector economy, or longer life spans.

Wednesday, November 09, 2005

White Phosphorous

I used to think that I was inured to the constant barrage of filth. You start to go numb by getting smacked over the head on a daily basis with the crimes of the scumbags in Washington. The lies, the corruption, stolen elections, 9/11, war for profit, torture, Katrina, Guantanamo, fascism.

But dumping white phosphorous on the citizens of Iraq takes the prize.

Napalm pales in comparison, and which by the way was also used.
"In a documentary to be broadcast by RAI, the Italian state broadcaster, this morning, a former American soldier who fought at Fallujah says: "I heard the order to pay attention because they were going to use white phosphorus on Fallujah. In military jargon it's known as Willy Pete.
"Phosphorus burns bodies, in fact it melts the flesh all the way down to the bone ... I saw the burned bodies of women and children. Phosphorus explodes and forms a cloud. Anyone within a radius of 150 metres is done for."
-- The Independent, US forces 'used chemical weapons' during assault on city of Fallujah

The use of this incendiary shit isn't in dispute. It's admitted in the March edition of Field Artillery Magazine in an article called "The Fight for Fallujah":
"WP [i.e., white phosphorus rounds] proved to be an effective and versatile munition. We used it for screening missions at two breeches and, later in the fight, as a potent psychological weapon against the insurgents in trench lines and spider holes when we could not get effects on them with HE. We fired 'shake and bake' missions at the insurgents, using WP to flush them out and HE to take them out."

Now one might think that our American military using banned, hideous weaponry on innocent civilians might be a newsworthy item. But scan the MSM sites today and find -
ABC - Paris Hilton in a fender bender
CBS - snoring is bad for you
CNN - the best and worse NFL uniforms

It seems the news organizations don't want to touch this, um, war crime. It might make people so sickened of what their government is doing that they may decide that burning the skin off innocent children isn't such a good thing. Showing photos might make people question just what the fuck their government is up to, like, um, this one:

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Update - Just like little boots and his "we don't torture" lie, the state department decided to lie also about what happened in Iraq:
Finally, some news accounts have claimed that U.S. forces have used "outlawed" phosphorus shells in Fallujah. Phosphorus shells are not outlawed. U.S. forces have used them very sparingly in Fallujah, for illumination purposes. They were fired into the air to illuminate enemy positions at night, not at enemy fighters."

The above quote can be found at

Funny how the sub headline states "Identifying Misinformation".

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Scandal de jour

Dark Lord Dick Cheney pushed his pro torture agenda at a private meeting with senators this week, trying to get the CIA exempted from the McCain amendment to the defense appropriation bill. The McCain amendment would specifically ban torture, but the Dark Lord finds torture to be a fine American family value and would hate to see it go.

Good fucking jeebus.

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Monday, November 07, 2005

Bush: Scared Punk

The jaunt to Latin America was supposed to be a "trade promoting trip". Aside from more lipstick smeared on the pig by the MSM, it was an unmitigated disaster.

Tens of thousands of concerned and angry people marched and demonstrated their contempt for Bush and his corrupt policies but you won't hear that on radio or see it in the New York Times. The majority of Latin Americans are now opposed to the creation of a free trade region in the Americas. They are also against the repayment of the foreign debt and the growing threat of US militarization. They are increasingly frustrated with the increasing disparity of wealth between rich and poor as well as with rising unemployment. If the MSM references them it's invariably with the terms "leftists" or "radicals".

But here's how Reuters phrases Precious Leader's itinerary: "U.S.
President George W. Bush carefully avoided taking on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez directly at the 34-nation Summit of the Americas."

Carefully avoided?

The punk has to hide behind a veritable army of security goons, barbed wire and carefully hand picked sycophants wherever he goes. And he's scared shitless of meeting with someone who will tell truth to his lying face.
Like Cindy Sheehan.


November 7, 2005 is the 200 year anniversary to the day of the Lewis and Clark expedition finally reaching the Pacific Ocean.

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Plamegate is the tip of an Iceberg

Ted Rall makes excellent points in his new op ed piece -;_ylt=AghvUDoF2Tm1xp4tTEfDR30_vTYC;_ylu=X3oDMTBjMHVqMTQ4BHNlYwN5bnN1YmNhdA--

The flap about this treasongate affair isn't about who told what to whom. And it isn't even about the formation of a hit squad at the white house to punish dissenters in the relentless push to invade Iraq. It's about a concerted effort to lie us into war for profit on the back of 9/11 - a traitorous inside job committed by this rotten government.
The corruption is widespread, deep and total. It's only a matter of time that it will be exposed.


According to CBS, approval for little boots is evaporating -
Time to watch out for a little "November Surprise"?

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

The Empire Strikes Bush

The final Star Wars flick was released on DVD today and I and Mrs Piglipstick determined that we were forced to watch it. I must say the last two prequals were sheer torture, absolutely mind numbing and insulting losers that probably had fans of the classic flicks recoiling in horror.

The special effects were as good as they always were in the franchise, and Lucas did manage to pull the story together to segue into the first movie. The young actors managed to add a small amount of color to their previous efforts and overall the story flowed quickly and painlessly by. Overall I couldn't have cared less for any of the principles onscreen, and that was exacerbated by the fact that everyone watching this prequal knows how the damn thing ends anyway.

But Whoa! Some of the dialogue made me sit up and take notice. I actually hadn't known about the parallels between the movie and the fascist takeover in Amurrca.

This line as Padme listens to Palpatine in the senate made the 2 hours worthwhile - "This is how liberty dies -- to thunderous applause." Other sly references and situations clearly referenced the traitors in Washington, although I guess Lucas maintains that the script was written 30 years ago during the Nixon nightmare. He also adds that history repeats itself.
Fortunately there was no JarJar Binks.
Cost of the War in Iraq
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