A few months back I was going over my visitor statistics on my websites and I noticed something curious: A large number of hits were coming from a few addresses. It didn’t have the look of “I’m a new fan who just discovered your brilliance”. It looked fake. But the statistics program I use, called AWstats, filters out bot and spider traffic. Where is all the traffic coming from?

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Congestion_caused_by_a_road_accident,_Algarve,_Portugal.jpg

After putting some effort into it I learned that a lot of these hits were coming from Amazon Web Services. AWS is used by people who want to run up servers…


As usual, the first two panels contain near exact quotes from the Orange Meanie himself. I’m not sure how anyone can stand behind a leader who accuses entire departments under his own authortity of corruption, but here we are. And not only is he full of shit on the corruption charges — is there really any corruption of consequence in our immigration courts? I mean, beyond how evil the whole damned system is I imagine it’s full of people doing their decent best — he’s really lying about how many immigration judges there are and how different the U.S. system…


The official White House article titled “What You Need To Know About The Violent Animals Of MS-13” is a real piece of work, from the title right on down. Sometimes the use of the term “fascist” is overblown but this thing reads like something out of history, like some propaganda tract from the Soviet Bloc. Gang members are repeatedly referred to as “animals” in a clear attempt at controlling the narrative by controlling the vocabulary (the anonymous author of the tract doesn’t even use synonyms like “beasts”) and their alleged acts are described in grisly detail in the hopes of…


The meeting itself was bad enough, a clear front in the war to hypocritically crush state and local law under the federal boot heel — which project I generally approve of, except this set of federales sucks so bad — which I guess is the point of delineating federal and state powers — purely because some states and cities refuse to cooperate with the new Brownshirts of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. …


As Max Fisher pointed out in a tweet, the North Korea deal is looking a lot like the Iran deal. Trump dumped the Iran deal; what makes the North Korea deal any better? I’m going to guess it’s related to the fact that the right wing in the U.S. isn’t especially interested in going to war with North Korea (except probably John Bolton) but they’ve been itching for war with Iran for years and years. Mostly this is because of Israel. …


One thing which continually surprises me about the current United States regime is how little they care for how things look. I’m no fan of the Obama administration but at a bare minimum they cared about how things appeared: You may doubt his sincerity but Obama was there to console when it was expected, he was there to read stories to kids if needed, he had press conferences and smiled and shook people’s hands. Past Presidents, for good or ill, at least tried to make it look good.

The Trump administration doesn’t even make a half-hearted attempt. Bad enough that…


This just in from the Department of You Can’t Make This Shit Up: Readiness Exercise 1984, or Rex 84, existed and was at least partially the responsibility of National Security Council liason to FEMA Oliver North, the failed candidate for Senatorand newest Chief Operating Dickhead at the National Rifle Association. In case you were wondering, Wayne Suck My Own LaPierre is still CEO of the asshole militia. Pete Brownell, former President of the NRA, has stepped down to concentrate on his family business of selling murderous penis extensions to terrified underperforming American males.


It amazes me that evil motherfuckers actually name their evil motherfucking companies transparently evil things like Blackwater and Black Cube. Would it be too hard to simply call your evil business something like Arnold Arnheim Accountants? Sure, it’s misleading, but you’re evil, isn’t that the idea? If you need to be near the front of the Villainous Doings Phonebook call yourself AAA Aardvark Adjustments. Does it really matter?

Anyway, the Guardian broke the story that Trump “aides” hired Black Cube in an attempt to undermine the credibility of some of the Obama administration officials who worked on the Iran nuclear…

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