Shepard Fairey's Latest Anti-Propaganda

The Imperial Glory print is a comment upon the U.S. military industrial complex. In 1961, as President Eisenhower was leaving office, he delivered a farewell speech in which he warned that “we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex.” Judging by the fabrications and misconstructions that sucked us into the Iraq War, and the virtual blank check we’ve handed to defense contractors, I’d say as a nation we’ve done a generally horrible job of keeping the military-industrial complex in check.

The True Face of Wall Street

The facade that we call fractional reserve fiat grows closer to a catastrophic closure.

Bear Market Engulfs Dow Transports as Russell 2000 Plunges Most Since 2008
Declines in smaller companies and transportation stocks yesterday brought losses since their 2011 peaks to more than 20 percent, signs that investors anticipate another U.S. recession.

Bernanke Stirs Most Dissent Since 1992 on Time Period for Rates
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke's plan to hold interest rates near zero through at least mid-2013 provoked the most opposition among voting policy makers in 18 years as central bank consensus frayed.

Side note: I've been rather busy with additional web projects, so I'm rather limited in free time to create graphics  for the Creative Commons and blogging. Things should get back to norms by fall or I'll be adrift somewhere in the South Pacific looking for Gilligan's Island.