The pimp will beat you down, it's just a matter of how smooth the glove is. Or, as the movie itself says early on, "the world runs on Ghetto Physics." GhettoPhysics explores how power is wielded in the world through the examination of the interplay between Pimps and Hos. From street corners to Wall Street, … Continue reading Ghetto Physics – the review
Those segments of the US beholden to both big business and America-firstness have a big conundrum looming on the horizon: what to do with the natural gas supplies waiting to be developed on the Alaskan North Slope. TransCanada and ExxonMobil have filed their plans to seek shippers with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and … Continue reading Alaskan Gas to China?
Happy 2010 dear reader(s)! Isn't this the year we make contact? We've been busy here at GonzoGeek since last we spoke. We've welcomed Aamir and Chuck to the crew. Take a look at their stuff won't you? We're also planning a bit of a visual overhaul in teh coming days/weeks so when we do make … Continue reading Friday LinkFrogging – 1/8/10
Please welcome to the GonzoGeek stage, everybody's favorite neocon thinktank, the Heritage Foundation. You might remember them as the folks who so long pursued a land military base in Iraq and finally found a stooge (W.) willing to implement the plan for them if only they'd give him some goodies. No? Well look it up. … Continue reading Heritage Foundation: Tool of the Apocalypse
This guy, Dan Halloran, has received the GOPs blessing as its candidate for the District 19 city council seat in Queens, NY. He is not only a Pagan high priest, but a King in his faith: Theodism. Gods include Tyr, Odin, and Thor. Halloran is an attorney and partner at Palmieri, Castiglione & Halloran and is also … Continue reading Queens NYC: A GOP Pagan
The fine folks over the Center for Public Integrity have put together a fun little way to revisit the disaster that has been the US executive branch for the past 8 years: you can rank W. and gang's biggest mistakes from a list of more than 100! I admire the work it must have taken to … Continue reading Vote For The Worst: Bungles of the W. era
Kuwaiti Company Makes Huge Gas Find in Texas So let me get this straight; letting China (CNOOC) buy Unocal was somehow an afront to both our security and our sensibilities as Americans, but it's OK to lease onshore drilling rights in the US to companies from Kuwait?? How does that benefit us in this time … Continue reading Bush Inc. rolls on!
I have held for years now that the damage brought about by the reign of George W. Bush can most clearly be measured by our (the United States') diminished standing in the world. This stretches will beyond the war in Iraq. Put plainly, while he has pursued a course of unilateralism bordering on the isolationist, the … Continue reading W.: The Real Damage Done
One year ago, it was going to be about Iraq. As recently as 24 hours ago, it was about the economy. Some tried to make it about race. But here, having watched the maps for an entire day, are the 3 real reasons Barack Obama is our new President. 1) Hatred of George W. Bush 2) … Continue reading The Real Reasons Behind: “OBAMA WINS!”
"We are in the bottom of the ninth. "Much like the 1969 'Miracle Mets,' Barack Obama stands on the precipice of history. Barring an error of Bill Buckneresque proportions, Senator Obama will very likely be the winner of the seemingly perpetual 2008 presidential election. The Senator from Illinois- home of the Cubs, the White Sox … Continue reading Obama v. McCain: The Truth is Out There