M.W.K.P.A. | "Isis Veiled," by The Tear Garden


Welcome to another iteration of

Music What Kicketh Political Ass.
What follows finds itself hyperlinked by way of explanation,
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Without further tarrying I present 
"Isis Veiled" 
performed by The Tear Garden
With streaming music, below, 
to which may you happily attend your ears, 
& an original visual presentation of the lyric, 
from which, one's gaze to wander as you listen....




Isis Veiled by The Tear Garden on Grooveshark



A link to the discography, a link to the Wikipedia article,
latest news & tour dates also herein linked
and if you would like the pleasure 
of Mr. Edward Ka-Spel and the Tear Garden Live, 
here I have a faithful reproduction thereof -- do full screen it:





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quick and dirty.  my comments in green.  alarming info in red.  articles may turn up in future posts.

Record-Setting 100+ T Magnetic Field Achieved At Los Alamos - " the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory achieved a record-setting 100.75 Tesla magnetic field. To do this, scientists placed a resistive magnet (a sophisticated electromagnet) coupled to massive bank of capacitors within another magnet fixed at a 'lower' magnetic field. A short-lived pulse two million times stronger than the Earth's magnetic field was generated. The magnet itself made an eerie sound as it was energized (video)"   

Video lists agencies involved starting at around 2.22.




The following infographic presents the reality behind these American "sweatshops" - because this is the "quality" of job that is rising rapidly in the current economy (at the expense of traditional permanent jobs) to give the impression of an economic recovery. There is no point in making an ethical judgment - work conditions are as they are. Just as workers at FoxConn likely have far better conditions than their peers, at least in their view, so do these temp workers view their life as better than the alternative, which is unemployment. It is, as they say, what it is.


 In this article, I'm going to argue that the US government, in particular, is being overrun by the wrong kind of person. It's a trend that's been in motion for many years but has now reached a point of no return. In other words, a type of moral rot has become so prevalent that it's institutional in nature. There is not going to be, therefore, any serious change in the direction in which the US is headed until a genuine crisis topples the existing order. Until then, the trend will accelerate. The reason is that a certain class of people – sociopaths – are now fully in control of major American institutions. Their beliefs and attitudes are insinuated throughout the economic, political, intellectual and psychological/spiritual fabric of the US.


First the state steals the $1,343 and authorizes its parasitic predatory bag-"person" Wells Fargo Bank to steal another $100 for handling the state's theft. A week or two later the citizen is notified of the theft as a fait accompli. Now the onus is on the law-abiding citizen to attempt to reclaim his own money from a distant, all-powerful Kafkaesque state agency. How can this be legal in a nation supposedly operating under rule of law? Let's be very clear about what happens here in America on a daily basis...

Nature (abstract
MIT scientists precisely trigger memories in rats with light. 

"The Obama administration has approved guidelines that allow counterterrorism officials to lengthen the period of time they retain information about U.S. residents, even if they have no known connection to terrorism. The changes allow the National Counterterrorism Center, the intelligence community's clearinghouse for terrorism data, to keep information for up to five years." (Previously, tops, 180 days "unless a connection to terrorism was evident." )

"Researchers have made a cloak that can hide objects from static magnetic fields, realizing a theoretical prediction they made last year. This 'antimagnet' could have medical applications, but could also be used to subvert airport security. ...(abstract)." 

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2012/03/22/bloomberg_articlesM1A9PR0UQVI901-M1AG4.DTL
Toulouse Murder Suspect Killed in Raid After 32-Hour Siege

Incumbent French President Nicolas Sarkozy " 'Anyone who regularly consults Internet sites which promote terror or hatred or violence will be sentenced to prison,' he told a campaign rally in Strasbourg, in eastern France. 'Don't tell me it's not possible. What is possible for pedophiles should be possible for trainee terrorists and their supporters, too.' " 

 "As a part of National Consumer Fraud week, the Queensland Police are going war driving in order to identify insecure WiFi setups. from the press release 'The War Driving Project involves police conducting proactive patrols of residential and commercial areas to identify unprotected connections. Police will follow this up with a letterbox drop in the targeted area with information on how to effectively secure your connection.' 

Gee I wonder why? -- the only good web seems to be one that is as unfree and named as possible. 

" 'The operators of 20 of the nation's aging nuclear reactors, including some whose licenses expire soon, have not saved nearly enough money for prompt and proper dismantling. If it turns out that they must close, the owners intend to let them sit like industrial relics for 20 to 60 years or even longer while interest accrues in the reactors' retirement accounts.'" 

No they won't.  They'll try to get them relicensed.

"While it's generally accepted that memories are stored somewhere, somehow in our brains, the exact process has never been entirely understood. Strengthened synaptic connections between neurons definitely have something to do with it, although the synaptic membranes involved are constantly degrading and being replaced – this seems to be somewhat at odds with the fact that some memories can last for a person's lifetime. Now, a team of scientists believe that they may have figured out what's going on. Their findings could have huge implications for the treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer's." 

 "A group of U.S. federal cybersecurity experts recently said the Defense Department's network is totally compromised by foreign spies. The experts suggest the agency simply accept that its networks are compromised and will probably remain that way, then come up with a way to protect data on infected machines and networks."

Suuuuure.


"Hactivists — not cybercriminals — were responsible for the majority of personal data stolen from corporate and government networks during 2011, according to a new report from Verizon. The Verizon 2012 Data Breach Investigation Report found that 58% of data stolen in 2011 was the result of hactivism, which involves computer break-ins for political rather than commercial gain. In previous years, most hacking was carried out by criminals, Verizon said. Altogether, Verizon examined 855 cybersecurity incidents worldwide that involved 174 million compromised records. This is the largest data set that Verizon has ever examined, thanks to its cooperation with law enforcement groups including the U.S. Secret Service, the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit and police forces from Australia, Ireland and London." 

Not only are we to believe that there has been a shift in crime from criminals to the even more evil 'hactivists' - it may be that these lower life forms have been responsible for the bulk of the crime all along.  Because you know that having integrity and a principled moral sense, as well as motivation enough to actually carry through with extracurricular projects based on ones ideals, we all know that that breed a character with traits far more despicable than the lowest of scumbag criminals.



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