Johanna Faust, a mixed race Jew, prefers to publish pseudonymously. She is committed: to preventing war, ecological disaster, and nuclear apocalypse; to keeping information available and free; and to not only fighting for personal privacy, but, by representing herself as a soldier in that fight, to exhorting others to do the same. All these efforts find representation on her blog "ah, Mephistophelis," so named after the last line of Chirstopher Marlowe's in his famous Dr. Faustus, which, as some would have it, successfully flouted the censor for a time. A female Faust, she is a poet, always.

Trump On Fox: Says He Told China's Xi Those 'Beautiful' Tomahawks 'Headed For Iraq' -- Was Quickly Corrected By News Anchor Who Knew He Meant Syria


The fake news source that is the man with his finger on the literal, not proverbial, button. Heaven help us all, the following happened:

O my God.

But it gets worse, a day later, the MOAB, and now, sabre rattling at the DPRK.


THIS IS WHO WE HAVE AS COMMANDER IN CHIEF:


h/t
Zack Beauchamp, 
Trump on North Korea: “After listening for 10 minutes, I realized it’s not so easy”

More thoughts this afternoon, Gentle Readers...  I must post as I find time...

M.W.K.P.A.: Muse - Uprising [Lyrics and Official Video]


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In case you don't know, M.W.K.P.A. stands for:Music What Kicketh Political Ass. Feel free to recommend...

Stay tuned and - remember, it's up to us, now.



Be seeing you.