A Visit to the Salt Mine


A Visit to the Salt Mine

I wake up every morning with a smile.

Not letting them sleep is okay with me.

Torture kept our country safe, for a while.

These are terrorists, mostly, they are vile

So we can treat them as we wish, you see?

I wake up every morning with a smile.

Stress positions were a reasonable style

Of persuasion, not unlike yoga, see?

Torture kept our country safe, for a while.

There was no need to…

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A Visit to the Salt Mine


A Visit to the Salt Mine

I wake up every morning with a smile.

Not letting them sleep is okay with me.

Torture kept our country safe, for a while.

These are terrorists, mostly, they are vile

So we can treat them as we wish, you see?

I wake up every morning with a smile.

Stress positions were a reasonable style

Of persuasion, not unlike yoga, see?

Torture kept our country safe, for a while.

There was no need to…

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A Visit to the Salt Pit.


I wake up every morning with a smile.

Not letting them sleep is okay with me.

Torture kept our country safe, for a while.

These are terrorists, mostly, they are vile

So we can treat them as we wish, you see?

I wake up every morning with a smile.

Stress positions were a reasonable style

Of persuasion, not unlike yoga, see?

Torture kept our country safe, for a while.

There was no need to offer them a trial

If they were innocent then they’d  be free.

I wake up every morning with a smile

Yes, rectal feeding was very worthwhile.

There was no real damage, if you ask me.

I wake up every morning with a smile.

Torture kept our country safe, for a while.

Shocking ‘Extermination’ Fantasies By the People Running America’s Empire on Full Display at Aspen Summit


This is a great article about a recent Security Forum at Aspen. A secluded retreat where the Elite circle jerk each other into a frenzy of paranoia about the world outside their bomb-shelter.

One particularly interesting paragraph in the article is this one. I’ve highlighted bits in it:

With the revolts blurring the old boundaries imposed on the Arab world during the late colonial era, former CIA director John McLaughlin rose from the audience to call for the U.S. to form a secret, Sikes-Picot-style commission to draw up a new set of borders.

“The American government should now have such a group asking how we should manage those lines and what should those lines be,” McLaughlin told the panelists, who dismissed the idea of a new Great Game even as they discussed tactics for preserving U.S. dominance in the Middle East.

Re-drawing borders unilaterally? Even though the August panel of his peers dismissed this idea the fact that it’s even being considered seems to be something that should, perhaps, get a little more air-time no? Or are they all happy that The Sykes-Picot Agreement was an extraordinary success?

I am, as always, baffled by the world view of The Elite.

Shocking ‘Extermination’ Fantasies By the People Running America’s Empire on Full Display at Aspen Summit

Shocking ‘Extermination’ Fantasies By the People Running America’s Empire on Full Display at Aspen Summit


This is a great article about a recent Security Forum at Aspen. A secluded retreat where the Elite circle jerk each other into a frenzy of paranoia about the world outside their bomb-shelter.

One particularly interesting paragraph in the article is this one. I’ve highlighted bits in it:

With the revolts blurring the old boundaries imposed on the Arab world during the late colonial era, former CIA director John McLaughlin rose from the audience to call for the U.S. to form a secret, Sikes-Picot-style commission to draw up a new set of borders.

“The American government should now have such a group asking how we should manage those lines and what should those lines be,” McLaughlin told the panelists, who dismissed the idea of a new Great Game even as they discussed tactics for preserving U.S. dominance in the Middle East.

Re-drawing borders unilaterally? Even though the August panel of his peers dismissed this idea the fact that it’s even being considered seems to be something that should, perhaps, get a little more air-time no? Or are they all happy that The Sykes-Picot Agreement was an extraordinary success?

I am, as always, baffled by the world view of The Elite.

Shocking ‘Extermination’ Fantasies By the People Running America’s Empire on Full Display at Aspen Summit