Daily Archives: May 17, 2014

Your hiding place: The effect of faraway mass murders on your ability to dream

Originally posted on Video Rebel's Blog:
This was originally written by John Kaminski. It’s impossible to maintain your health in a society for which you feel contempt and shame. The guilt of living in such a society ruins your life, pollutes it, taints it. You can delude yourself for a time, for years, even,…

“Magneto X”: The Oppression of Mutants Symbolizes the Oppression of Black Americans

Magneto First Appearance: September 1963 Inspiration: Malcolm X Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created the powerful mutant during the height of American civil rights movement and used famed civil rights leaders Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X as the inspiration behind the Charles Xavier and Erik Lehnsherr. Both men openly fought against the oppression mutants experienced on a daily basis, but while […]

Earth: 248 armed conflicts after WW2; US started 201 (81%), killing 30 million so far

Arrests are when now?  by Carl Herman hat tip: Washington’s Blog and David Swanson People around the world view the US as the greatest threat to peace; voted three times more dangerous than any other country. The data confirm this conclusion: Since WW2, Earth has had 248 armed conflicts. The US started 201 of them. These US-started armed attacks have killed […]

Weather modification has been used in warfare

Between 1949 and 1952, Operation Cumulus was an attempt by the British government to learn to control the weather via cloud seeding, primarily for future military advantage. However, on August 16, 1952, a severe flood in the town of Lynmouth occurred after nine inches of rain fell in 24 hours. Infrastructure was damaged and 34 […]