Friday, January 20, 2017

Fare Well ... NOT!

Pretty much says it all ...

Fare Well ... NOT!


It's OVER!

After eight years of "sucking it up" and taking it (From chicken Republicans as well as Commun- ... er ... Democrats.) we'll now see wether or not our favorite maverick can urge some steel in our politicians spines and set things right.

I'll let this articles' illustrations "do the talkin' ".




No where to go but ... UP!

As for the departing exec, I hope the door DOES hit him in the posterior on the way out!

Jus' sayin' ...


The Young Turds ... Turks election night meltdown here.

Quicker summary of the above here.


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Monday, January 16, 2017

NUKE THAT SUCKER!

Nasty little b-----d!

NUKE THAT SUCKER!


Am just getting over the flu. Three to four days of hi-temp hi-jinks to be followed by up to two weeks of congestion phlegm-fest.

Usually I get whatever bug is out there long after everyone else around springtime. Came early this year.

I'm sure El Donaldo has some kind plan for combating the flu and I have a suggestion:

Find whatever fetid swamp in Asia these dang bugs breed in and NUKE THAT SUCKER!

I'm absolutely sure it's the same vile backwater that bred the Black Plague, Spanish Flu, AIDS, Ebola, Islam, the present bad state of anime and Strawberry Rash. It's probably somewhere in the wilds of China, Xinjiang maybe, and I'm sure the Chinese are in the hopes of using it for developing bio weapons of one sort or another.

Of course one must be careful when targeting that breeding ground. Dire consequences in the form of "super bugs", mutations, flesh eating zombies and rapture bunnies could result. I've seen enough bad movies to know and that's what makes me an expert on such things.

Stay well guys.

Jus' sayin' ...


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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The Way Things Probably Are



The Way Things Probably Are


The following is an excerpt from the anime film Patlabor 2 the Movie, wherein one of the protagonists has a conversation with a Japanese Self Defense Force spook.

I felt this excerpt to be relevant, not only for Japan but for the whole world,  especially in light of the fact that this film was released in 1993.

In it, a "blame game" between various agencies of the Japanese government and military is started by a staged incident (Possibly by the U.S..) leading to an attempted coup de 'etat.

Even if one doesn't like anime, students of history and politics may find this flick an interesting watch. After all, it was made at a time when anime wasn't chiefly lolita and lesbo tropes saving the world.

The only "embellishment" I've done is at the end: Changing him to Him meaning God and not the master criminal the protagonists are after.

xxxxx

Arakawa: ... Have you ever thought about what it is exactly we are supposed to be safeguarding? ...

It's been fifty years since the last war ... and both of us have lived our lives without being touched by war ...

Peace ... This peace that we're supposed to be protecting ... What do we actually mean by peace in this country and in this city?

... The total war we fought and loss we suffered at its' hands ... the U.S. militarys' occupation and their policies ... and until recently the Cold War involving nuclear deterrents and proxy wars around the globe ... Even today half the world is engaged in civil war, ethnic clashes, armed conflicts ... These countless wars are what made up and sustained our economic prosperity.

It's bloodstained. That's the true nature of our peace. It's an unscrupulous peace based on fear of war. An unjust peace where we look away from foriegn wars in which others pay the price for our peace.


Goto: It may be a peace that reeks of gun powder but it's still our job to protect it. I'd much more settle for an unjust peace over a 'just war'


Arakawa: I can understand that you would loathe 'just wars' ... Proponents of just wars have mostly been scoundrels. History is filled to the brim with people who were taken in by them and then taken advantage of ...

But you also know this ... The line that separates a just war from an unjust peace isn't a very clear one ... Ever since hypocrites have made peace their 'just cause' ... we have lost faith in that peace.

Just as war brings about peace ... peace brings about war.

A peace that is empty and lacks substance will eventually be filled in by an actual state of war. Has that thought ever crossed your mind?

We reap the benefits of war but distance ourselves from it with a television screen ... forgetting that we're still in the same battleground ...

No ... We only pretend to forget ... Such denial invites great punishment in the end.


Goto: Punishment? Who's going to punish us? ... God?


Arakawa: In this city everyone is like a god. You don't have to move an inch to see images far removed or to touch things that aren't there and access other realities that are there ... It's just that these gods don't do anything ... If the gods won't do it ... then the people will.

Sooner or later we'll find out ... that is if we can't catch up to Him in time ...

xxxxx

Shinobu Nagumo fires off her criticism while being interrogated by government
stooges and flunkies just before the fit hits the shan in Patlabor 2 the Movie.


Check out the other two Patlabor movies as well.


Wikipedia article on Patlabor 2 the Movie here.

U.K. dub on the above here. Heavier on the U.S..

Original Japanese dub with subtitles and Bandai/U.S. dub here. The Bandai/U.S. dub (From which the above was taken.) is closer to the subtitled version.

Eisenhowers' warning of the "military/industrial complex" from his farewell address here.

Eisenhowers' full farewell address here.



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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Some Non-Theories About When The Lord Will Return

Credit: Sojin

Some Non-Theories About When The Lord Will Return


More like nonsense theories. Shoot, the cockeyed armageddon fantasies the rapture bunnies espouse can be pretty ridiculous. So I'll just list three of my ideas for when JUDGEMENT DAY arrives.

1. Faster than light drive - It is my "theory" (dementia) that Heaven, hell and the universe (The "level" we're on.) are one and the same. We're "resonating" too slow to perceive the universe as Heaven and too slow to experience it as hell (Or Cleveland.).

Once a faster than light drive is developed, God will bring down the curtain and give us our respective verdicts. After all, I doubt He'd enjoy tripping over all those spaceships in Heaven.

2. The Infinite Improbability Drive - A variation on the above that I'd been inspired from watching The Hitch Hikers' Guide to the Galaxy (Book by Douglas Adams.) an '80s English sci-fi miniseries (Not to be confused with the much later movie of the same name.).

According to the book/series, the Infinite Improbability Drive would enable one to travel through or for that matter, be in all points of the universe at once. I don't think God would stand for that. There's room for only one transcendent being in the universe and he's it. Hence, Judgement Day to commence.

3. A "world brain" - This occurred to me from watching the anime Serial Experiments Lain, a real mind bender of a show. The program is a master mix of urban legends, theology, conspiracy theories and other "curious" stuff.

In one episode, collective human consciousness is discussed. Something interesting might happen if enough "compliant" minds on the planet equaled the average number of synapses in the human brain. Could a "world mind/brain" result?

In the "Tower of Babel" story found in the bibles' Book of Genesis (Chapt. 11, verses 4-9.), God confused all of then mankind in their speech making so they could not understand one another. The now various peoples banded together in their respective language groups and separated one from another.

This was done to prevent mankind from going "too far, too fast".

If enough souls could become "compliant" (Be it ideology, mental conditioning, "Mark of the Beast" or whatever.) would that overcome the language barrier thus getting around the "limits" set by God and create another "Babel situation"? It's interesting that the LaHaye/Jenkins Left Behind series of books had its' own "bablefish" set up for Christians of diverse languages to speak directly with one another.

Truly a reason for Christs' return.

The above is NOT to be taken seriously. Just some ramblings off the top 'o my head. This is what comes from too much time on ones' hands. So are some Hal Lindseys' and Tim LaHayes' whackness for that matter.

Jus' sayin' ...


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Sunday, January 1, 2017

THANK GOD FOR MOTHER RUSSIA!

Those who've seen the Hetalia anime get the joke.
credit: awesomeariel

THANK GOD FOR MOTHER RUSSIA!


First ... I believe that any hacking into private computer e-mails, data bases, etc. to be unethical. As a "small L" libertarian I believe privacy sacred. If the Russians did "hack" into the e-mails of the DNC and others to influence the election then what they did was wrong ... period.

But ...

I still can't shake the feeling of relief I have over how the election turned out. I can't help but feel good about what was revealed in those e-mails may have helped in keeping that vile creature from gaining the presidency regardless of possible Russian involvement.

So ...

Were the Russians involved? Maybe ... Maybe not. Yes, the malicious codes used by the Russians in the past were used in this. However, these codes have been found by "white hat" hackers and posted out on the net for all the world to see for several years now. Anyone savvy enough to use them could and SOMEONE obviously did.

Other than that, there's not much in the way of evidence presented to show that the Russkies did it.

But if so ...

Thank God for Mother Russia!

At least this time.


And ...

Wether the Russ were involved or not doesn't mitigate the fact that what was revealed on those hacked e-mails ARE true.

They show the correspondence of DNC members on:

1. Collusion with (fake) news media organizations in supporting Clinton. "It's not fake if WE manipulate, play up or even make it up!"

2. How the DNC was screwing Bernie Sanders during primary season. Trotsky loses again!

3. How various polling organizations would manipulate data in supporting Clinton.

4. Donna Brazile giving Clinton "heads up" on some debate questions that would be asked during the primary season.

Does my being happy of alleged Russian involvement in the election make me a cynical hypocrite in light of my opposition to hacking for any reason?

Yeah ...

But hey ... The left does "the same thing".

Whatever it is, if we do it, it's wrong, evil, racist, dirty, etc. When they do it, it's "social justice".

Its ...

"Friends on the left, none on the right."

And ...

"It's not fascism if the right people are doing it."

The left has taught us well if we'd only learn from it.

To the left in general I say: Yes ... I'm just as hypocritical and rotten as you are.

But you're no where near as happy as I am right now.

Jus' sayin' ...


Lesson learned: Don't grab the handle on your way out!


"Evidence" of more hacking by those vile Russkies here. Turns out to be a LEEEEETLE different from what that paragon of journalism, THE WASHINGTON POST, says it is.

El Donaldos' New Years' greetings here and here (Second link mostly about Russ hacking.).  All hail TRUMPUS MAXIMUS. Yea verily!


Go to Jays' Tee Vee blog main page here. You haven't been hacked if ya' sees articles under this 'un already. It just means yer already there.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

ALL HAIL TRUMPUS MAXIMUS!



ALL HAIL TRUMPUS MAXIMUS!


Saw a couple quibcags (quote introduced by cute anime girl) on the Ex-Army blog 'n thought I'd add my two cents.

Of course we know how the presidential election itself went and the above "cag" pretty much says it all. The hive mind that calls itself the Democratic Party and has a jackasshole as it's symbol, worked very hard to get that haridan elected.

For the last eight years, it had been building up to what they thought was a sure thing.

You may recall it starting out as "eight years Obama, eight years Hillary" (These jerks were so DAMN confident the second four would go to her as well!). Then it was "I'm ready for Hillary!" They had all but crowned that she-orc as the Empress of the Universe.

There was NO WAY she could lose. We might as well have just skipped the election and made it official by coronating her.

Why?

Because the pundits SAID SO, that's why!

Happy for us all, what they thought to be the joker in the deck turned out not to be a jack but the ace of diamonds.


I laughed my posterior off over this one!

As I'm a Lovecraft fan and actually work at a university (There's all these safe space/zone, rainbow crap stickers/signs all over the place.), I thought I'd throw in the above quibcag as well.

This is my last blog post for this year. Hope you had a GREAT Christmas. I know I did. The election was more than just "gravy on the rice".

Have a safe, happy and prosperous new year ...


The strange place from where I copped the above graphics here.

A couple of my Star Trek articles here 'n here.

Some of my Lovecraft movie reviews here, here and ... here.


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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Previews of "Coming Attractions"

A Haruhi riff on Neon Genesis Evangelion.


Previews of "Coming Attractions"


As what some of the few followers of this blog know, I write anime fan fiction under the nom-de-plumage of C V Ford. Due to sweating out this last presidential ... precedential election (All hail Trumpus Maximus!), I've written very, VERY little as I was in no mood while waiting for the world to "end" or finding (Happily so!) that we'd get at least a four year respite/reprieve.

Now that Socialism is going to be held at arms length a little while longer, I'm going to get back into the swing of things and start writing again in January.

Here's some "trailers" for yas'. Titles subject to change.

The Major(s') Assignment of Haruhi Suzumiya - A Ghost In the Shell/Haruhi crossover wherein Major Kusunagi travels back in time in order to solve the mystery as to why Section 23 can't go farther back than 2003. Though the prosthetic body she's using appears to be an upper end model from that "club" she frequents it's actually a full race military model. Its capabilities? (She cocks head sideways, index on cheek, cute little smile.) "That's classified."

Unbottled Genie - A fanfic for Gate: Thus the Defense Force Fought. Not all captives taken in the "Ginza Incident" were Japanese or have been accounted for. Some have "disappeared" into the Special Region. A study of the effects of modern technology on a less sophisticated culture.

Once Upon a Time In the Modern West - Another Gate fic. Not your typical "Ginza Incident" riff. What if the "gate" materializes instead in a small town in the U.S. ? As everyone knows, Americans love their guns ... And that goes double for Texans!

Smarter Than You Think - A Neon Genesis Evangelion fic. Though she doesn't know that the interview with Dr. Akagi is about becoming an Eva pilot, Hikari Horaki has questions of her own having to do with just that.

The Pranking of Taniguchi - Another Haruhi story. It's Valentines Day and Kyon is aghast on seeing Taniguchi finding three boxes of candy in his shoe locker. Is the boasting of the self-proclaimed Romeo finally coming true?

There probably will be more. Hopefully to start posting in February.

Thats' it for now in regard to new stories. In the meantime, check out what I've already written! Have fun ...


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Friday, December 9, 2016

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan ... O' The Disappointment

Yuki feels your pane.

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan ... O' The Disappointment


Let's see ...

Kyon is pleasant and clueless.

Yuki is aggravatingly/annoyingly cute and helpless.

Haruhi is, as usual, a jerk ... but not in a fun way.

Ryoko is just annoyiing.

Tsuraya and Mikuru are along for the ride.

Itsuke is gay ...

Well at least there is one constant from the original.

I was originally ecstatic about this series ... until I watched it.

Except for the five episodes having to do with the aforesaid "disappearance", the other eleven episodes were a total waste of time. Nothing more than a typical high school romance anime complete with the mandatory (Japanese law requires such.) hot springs and beach episodes.

Yuki's in love with Kyon but is too shy/chicken to show it. Kyon is oblivious to her affections. Ryoko tries to get them together. Itsuke tries to get himself and Kyon together. Haruhi, Tsuraya and Mikuru are just there because they were in the original series and movie.

After nine "filler" episodes Yuki has a near accident and is mentally replaced (Hence the titles' "disappearance".) by "another" Yuki unlike herself who actually confesses to Kyon. Yuki later "comes back" to herself and reverts to the klutzy little mouse from the beginning.

Even though Kyon confesses to the "other" Yuki later, everything (Though she resolves to eventually express her feelings toward Kyon.) ends up with Yuki the same as before like the series never happened.

No real conclusion, no real ending.

Might as well as not have watched it.


Wikipedia article on the series here.


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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Think About It

U.S.S. Arizona and Memorial at Pearl Harbor.

Think About It


No more need be said.


Wikipedia article on the Pearl Harbor attack here.


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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Dear Leftists, Liberals, and Progressives




Cobbed this from Armands' Rancho Del Cielo blog who in turn:


The following was posted today by John Paul Straub at The Deplorables Facebook page:


Dear Leftists, Liberals, and Progressives,

You lost this election because you got up every day and loudly accused anyone who didn't agree with you of being a racist, misogynist, bigot, homophobic.

You lost because you did nothing but spew hate for 8 years while telling us yours was an ideology of love.

You lost because you stole from America via taxation while telling us that we were the greedy ones.

You lost because you dropped more bombs, killed more with drone strikes, and increased tensions with a nuclear superpower all while telling us that we were the war-mongers.

You lost because the cities that you controlled spiraled into poverty and crime all while you told us that our policies disenfranchised people.

You lost because you told us that gender is simply a social construct all while telling us that Hillary should be president because of her gender.

You lost because you support and take money from regimes that imprison or kill gays, subjugate women, and think that rape is a man's right all while telling us that we hate gays, are afraid of women, and promote a culture of rape.

You did not lose because we are racist. You did not lose because we are homophobic.

You did not lose because we are misogynists or bigots.

You lost because you are liars. You lost because you are hypocrites. You lost because you were not witty or clever enough to even hide those facts very well.

Sincerely,

The Rest of America




What I THINK is The Deplorables facebook addy here. If not, it oughta' be. Has some GREAT funny pro-Trump illustrations! Two of which I swiped for this article.

Armands' Rancho del Cielo, where I got wind of this article here. Mr. Vaquer is the unofficial U.S. Ambassador to Japan ... At least I think he is.

Here is probably the most iconic "snowflake meltdown" ever. She looks like a real killer tomato!

A very calm pro-Trump reaction to the election here ... NOT!


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Friday, December 2, 2016

School Days: A Real Time Saver!


Bland, generic "protagonist" Mokoto Ito goes from not so lovable doofus to
notorious womanizer to total useless a-hole in less than 12 episodes.


School Days: A Real Time Saver!


As Theodore Sturgeon said:

"90% of everything is crap."

Anime is no exception. And, in the case of anime, this is especially true because 90% of anime is of the high school sub-genre and its' many sub-sub-genres. A type I've never been too hot on.

There are exceptions of course. Mine are (Notice I wrote MINE. Your "exceptions" will be different.) The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Azumanga Daioh and Angel Beats among others. For me to want to watch something it would have to  have some kind of "hook" in it that interests me and these shows have them (Theological, intelligent sci-fi, thought provoking, etc.).

As an aside(s), There are other kinds of anime I generally dislike but some shows of their kinds I do like. I hate giant robot shows but Evangelion and Gunbuster have their attractions for me. The "magical girl" krap I definitely not into but Puella Magi Madoka Magica with its' Evangelion-like plot(s) has me liking it.

As for the high school/schoolgirl crap ... well ...

The usual tropes, stereotypes, situations, lame laughs, bad drama ... The list goes on and on.

But wait!

There is one high school anime that I really do "like" ... In a semi-masochistic sort of way, School Days.

And I like it for the very same reasons I dislike most ALL the others of the same sub-genre.

WHAT!?

That's right. For the same reasons I don't like the others.

Huh?

Okay ... there are the usual aforementioned in School Days. The same plots, same characters, romances and other fixtures.

In one show.

That's right. You don't have to watch a bunch (A LOT!) of shows to attain a working knowledge of this sub-genre. They're all there. In-that-one-show.

Think of all the time and money you'll save by just buying/watching this alone.

School Days runs the whole gamut of the various comedy, drama/psycho-drama, horror, romance, mystery and whateverceteras all those shows have. In just less than the cost in time and money of one season alone (Twelve episodes), you will have seen ALL the high school anime ever made.

Just think ... When some fan of whatever of that type anime waxes loud and long about the latest "flavor of the month", you can easily give a knowing smirk and say you've seen it before.

"Been there ... Done that!"

Why should you care about the titles, production values, artwork, and the characters everyone has bonded too?

None of that matters. With School Days, you'll have literally seen them all!

Really ... School Days is more of a commentary and statement than it is a show.

Even the bland generic title of ... School Days ... should be something of a clue.

I'm getting to wonder if that's what the folks who made the show had in mind when they did it.

Could it be that all those reviewers and watchers of the show got it wrong? Did the bizarre, hard hitting finale (It's as if the producers were "killing" the genre as well as the show!) confuse them ?

Could it be that School Days is not only a statement but also a high kind of subtle satire and nobody "got it"?

Heck! I got it!

School Days ... The "Readers Digest" of anime!

Warning ... Shows' ending is not for the faint of heart.

Wikipedia article on the visual novel and show, School Days here.


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