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17h UTC; MONDAY, 16 APRIL 2012: To conservative prolefeeders of the "winning-hearts-and-minds" school (howbeit of that class seeing poverty, fecundity and ignorance to be Christian Patriot Love and Virtue Made Manifest), euphemistic code is all the more important to explain their doublethink-laden agenda of excusing the complacent and "scientifically-tested" with "Wise Use," and further, to have such "Wise Use" seen as serving a True Patriot Love Thou Dost in Us Command (preferably Yahweh God when it comes to the "Thou").

Said euphemism, unfortunately, risking crossover into dysphemism when the original intent backfires upon the messenger.

As illustration, consider a popular conservative prolefeed meme insisting that single-occupancy automobiles in the daily-commute role are one with "freedom"--howbeit without considering aforethought the prospect that, in this particular context, the Orwellian concept of "Freedom is Slavery" (per Nineteen Eighty Four) is more likely to be accurate, as witness the following passage explaining that the concept, if need be, can be made reversible to suit the prevailing agenda and interests:
"You are thinking," he [O'Brien] said, "that my face is old and tired. You are thinking that I talk of power, and yet I am not even able to prevent the decay of my own body. Can you not understand, Winston, that the individual is only a cell? The weariness of the cell is the vigour of the organism. Do you die when you cut your fingernails?"

He turned away from the bed and began strolling up and down again, one hand in his pocket.

"We are the priests of power," he said. "God is power. But at present power is only a word so far as you are concerned. It is time for you to gather some idea of what power means. The first thing you must realize is that power is collective. The individual only has power in so far as he ceases to be an individual. You know the Party slogan: 'Freedom is Slavery'. Has it ever occurred to you that it is reversible? Slavery is freedom. Alone -- free -- the human being is always defeated. It must be so, because every human being is doomed to die, which is the greatest of all failures. But if he can make complete, utter submission, if he can escape from his identity, if he can merge himself in the Party so that he is the Party, then he is all-powerful and immortal. The second thing for you to realize is that power is power over human beings. Over the body but, above all, over the mind. Power over matter -- external reality, as you would call it -- is not important. Already our control over matter is absolute."
To be achieved through a willful and at once conscious application of "class consciousness" exercises as may risk aggravating mental and emotional anguish, or so these same prolefeeders hope.

In any case, such a delusional notion that the single-occupancy auto is "freedom" (and, by logical extension, public transit is "slavery," "Communistic" even) does not consider that a typical 45-passenger transit bus (even allowing for about 10-15 standees at peak commute periods) can take 55-60 single-occupancy automobiles off the freeways, with prevailing traffic flow improvements.

Kicking it up a notch, as per Emeril Lagasse, consider where a 72-passenger double-decker coach in commuter service (hypothetical, know) could actually take 72 cars off the road ... and, even better still, imagine a five-coach commuter train, 60 seats to a coach, taking a potential 300 cars off the road, with significant and measurable savings in fuel, air quality, even quality of life, all in their own way likely to be afflicted by prolonged traffic congestion made worse by roads as are themselves being made worse by deferred maintenance made itself worse by the warped low-taxes-equal-prosperity ideology and articles of faith that "Tea Party" types hold deeply and dearly as an article of faith when such has actually been discredited.

(But then again, just in case such specimens of Zealotry and True Belief in single-occupancy autos as "freedom" and "True Patriot Love," &c., are looking for their vademecum for a cheap and cheerful commuter auto apropos "AmeriKKKan experience and concepts," here's two for starters--howbeit from the so-called "People's Republic of China," specifically via the Chongqing Zongshen Tricycle Manufacture Co., Ltd.; they'd welcome your enquiries about potential AmeriKKKan distributorships. Who, know, are responsible for having such comply with AmeriKKKan fuel-economy standards and California emissions such.)


So much for Norwegian racialist mass-murder Anders Behrens Breivik, as his trial for the martyrdom of 77 mostly young people at a summer camp near Oslo last summer opened, pleading not guilty by reason of "self-defence" for White Christian Power and Dominion, having recently been found sane enough to stand trial by police-appointed psychiatrists--especially when some of his drookies at the ilk of gush hagiographically over Meneer Breivik as much as his "self-defence" act (never mind his getting emotional as his videotaped manifesto was played in the Oslo court handing the case as the trial got underway).


As if the Burmese military junta's restyling their country the "Union of Myanmar" several years back wasn't quite lameola enow (never mind that news organisations such as the BBC still prefer using Burma in reference thereof, what with the restyling as Myanmar being seen as a political stunt), North Korea's so-called "First Chairman" Kim Jong Un used his first public appearence, at official ceremonies in Beautiful Downtown Pyongyang marking the birth centenary of his grandfather, so-called "Eternal Leader" Kim Il Sung, to call for North Korea to be henceforth referred to (especially by foreign media and diplomats) as "Kim Il Sung-model Korea," supposedly to gild the lily for image and prestige.

Even if its prestige was already tarnished by their failed attempt at a "weather satellite launch" (read: long-range nuclear-missile test) on Friday last.


Is it just me, or is there the unhealthy, dangerous even, influence of the cultural aspect of Nazi Germany's Kraft durch Frude (KdF; "Strength through Joy") initiative of labour pacification towards improving worker productivity vis-a-vis certain overzealous specimens of AmeriKKKan Cultural Conservatism, the scion wanting Branson's so-called Muzikschaukultur to be the One True Defining Standard and Acid Test for their ideal Amerikanischer Leikultur as will help Reclaim Our Dear Lovely Nation unto God and Christ?

(Let's not forget, boys and girls, that the KdF, a branch of the Labour Ministry financed through madatory payroll deductions under the guise of "subscriptions", saw a "healthy appreciation of the traditional German folk culture" as essential to improving workplace morale and maintaining labour peace, thus explaining KdF's support of "folk-culture festivals" during the Nazi regime's rule over Germany as served subtle propaganda ends. Not to mention taking advantage of the special 1934 jubilee season of the Oberammergau Passion Play, milked as it was by the Nazis for propaganda value galore, by offering special cut-price travel packages which included rail fare, accomodations in Oberammergau and tickets to the Passion Play.)


With both conventional mortgage lenders and the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) now imposing tighter credit-quality standards on mortgage applicants (with a mininum average FICO score of 725 and 701, respectively, being required for first-time borrowers), something as may be worth watching out for will be a return of those "online mortgage lenders" as went out with Bush the Younger, targeting especially lower-income types traditionally seen as poor credit risks with equally-low FICO scores to match by (theoretically) offering mortgages with No Credit Check, No Income Proof as are marketed to so-called "High-Yield Investment Plans" (HYIP's) as "mortgage-backed securities" in connexion therefor as can be quickly converted into such backed by receivables paying supposedly higher-than-average interest either way.

Not to mention such marketed as "debentures" through direct-to-investor marketing, subject to the issue of a proper and approved Offer Document--howbeit approved by securities regulators (or reasonable facsimilies thereof) in some offshore jurisdiction where the lenders are actually based; this, presumably, "for tax reasons" (or so the official patsy would have it).

Who, it turns out, may have some weird and unwholesome associations themselves.

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