Category Archives: capitalism

Damn Daylight Savings Time

“Time is part of the measuring system used to sequence events, to compare the durations of events and the intervals between them, and to quantify the motions of objects. Time has been a major subject of religion, philosophy, and science, but defining it in a non-controversial manner applicable to all fields of study has consistently […]

Freedom For The Finger

Last week a female bicyclist flipped Trump the finger, as # 45’s cavalcade exited from his Virginia golf course. The photo hit the internet and soared to millions of hits. Jill Briskmam told the media, ““He was passing by and my blood just started to boil. I’m thinking Daca recipients are getting kicked out. He […]

Big Pharma Bust

Opium has been a blessing and bane for people suffering from pain for over 5000 years. According to M J Brownstein’s “A Brief History of Opiates the Sumerians called the plant hul gil or the “joy plant, although the Egyptian priests reserved its use for the nobility and religious classes. After the collapse of the […]

Dow Jones 22,000

The Dow Jones scrapped past the 22,000 mark. Q3 from Apple earning reports fueled the bump. The computer megalith has cached over $50 billion of profits overseas. Money doing nothing like stoners trapped in a Special K K-Hole. I am not impressed by the riches of nations disappearing into the wealth cloud never to land […]

No Black Friday For Ken

Every year on Black Friday American consumerism outgrossed the year’s gluttonous excesses, as shoppers descended on the XXXL malls to buy corporate crap at discounted prices. The hoi polloi in the millions fight over wide screen TVs, iPhones, and Barbie dolls. Having never participated in the capitalist frenzy, I left the Fort Greene Observatory on […]