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Global power has been shifting, sometimes like a sloth and others like a leopard, toward the East. Increasingly, Russia and China are dictating the ways and means of the world political and economic stage. In recent weeks, China took the lead in our celestial backyard, as it landed a rover on the Moon.
Meanwhile, the US/UK/EU axis of evil continues to live up to its name, having been revealed (yet again over the past 45 years) to be spying on everyone on the planet, including itself. For some reason, everyone was shocked, or feigning such for the cameras. It was hardly a surprise, as anyone who has been awake and reading the reams of laws passed in the last few decades would know this system was at work. Looks like we've all been Snowdened.
Anyone who thinks they have privacy after posting their life histories, scads of photos and hot chats all over the social media deserves it. It's akin to taking out a billboard on Times Square and then being shocked that anyone recognizes you walking down the street. Remember back in the old days when people used screen names?
The Brits added another mouth to its royal tax burden, and then began protesting the tax rates there. Bit o' news, mates. You're subjects owned lock, stock and barrel. Fork it over or get rid of the ridiculous pretention of a royal family. You're paying for the trappings of empire, without the empire.
Global warming continues to be the world's biggest non-issue. Those who created extravagant business models based on social guilt keep trying to milk it, with movies, TeeVee and Olympic ceremonies pushing a dead issue, while temps haven't risen in 16 years, polar ice caps are growing and deadly winters are becoming the norm. Liberal agendas always seem to blow up in their faces. Ever notice that.
Speaking of which...Obamacare. Nuff said.
Liberals are the biggest hypocrites to be found. They blather on about "diversity" as long as they don't have to live with xenotypes. They beat their breasts over "equality", as long as their chosen groups are more equal. They jet around the globe and ride in limos and own massive mansions while droning endlessly on about the "environment". Basically, a liberal is anyone who wants you to change your lifestyle so they don't have to.
Oh, and that whole Kuumbaya rubbish about humanity coming from Africa so we can all feel downtrodden because most African nations are so corrupt and full of thieves that they continuously destroy themselves? Modern genetics has proven beyond a doubt that it is false. Looks like most of us came from Australia. G'day, mate! Kind of a weird poetic beauty to that idea. The Aboriginals I know are way more cool than most of the Africans of my acquaintance. Take Obama, for instance...
At least conservatives are blatantly open about the prejudices, greed and hatred of all that isn't incorporated. I can respect honesty, even when both the message and messenger are equally despicable.
The whole damn civilization is fraying and frazzled, and covered stem to stern with bubblegum and bailing wire. Can't say I'm sad to see it go. It's kind of like gangrenous flesh - you've got to carve it out before the healing can begin. It's just a horribly slow and painful process at the scale of a planet.
You'd think after 6,000 years of starting governments and then living to regret the idea very much, humanity would have learned. It is apparent that we are a masochistic species hell-bent on operating in our own worst interests come what may.
At any rate, Aquarius continues to dawn. The year of the yin wood green horse is coming up. The numerical value of the coming year is 7, which a lot of folks call lucky. Maybe we'll get lucky and squeeze the big boil on the rump of the world and start the recovery for real.
In the immortal words of Shakespeare, "Jail all the bankers!" Or was that Sven Joergensohn? I get the two confused.