Tina Fey Thinks Afghanistan’s Tragedy Is Funny

Not since John Wayne paraded through 1968’s “The Green Berets” has a Hollywood star fired off such a tone deaf, sickening film as Tina Fey’s “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.”

In Tina Fey’s Beverly Hills perspective the atrocities of the Afghan War are just ripe for her to go romping through in a self-realization comedy – Oh, all those kids blown up? Women raped, burned for attempting to go to school? Massive deaths from car bombs STILL taking place nearly every day?

Tina Fey, from her comfortable mansion, thinks she can joke about that because heck, laughs make the world go round.

Go to some to funerals in Kabul, Fey, and crack some jokes. See if that makes the surviving family members feel better. We know it’ll break up your filthy rich insulated Hollywood friends.

For some outrageous quotes from the out-of-touch Hollywood types read the LA Times piece:

http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/moviesnow/la-et-mn-whiskey-tango-foxtrot-tina-fey-movie-theaters-war-comedy-20160304-story.html

Example:

Fey: “If you look back at an earlier generation…it would be okay to laugh at this experience.” Hey, Fey. Afghans are dying every day right now. Is THAT funny?

The writers have the gall to compare “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” to such “comedies” as Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22.” Even Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse-Five.”

Vonnegut, if you don’t know, was a young prisoner of war in Dresden during WWII. Taken underground into “Slaughterhouse-Five” with other prisoners during an Allied incendiary bombing raid on Dresden they came out to find the city burned down and 25,ooo citizens burned along with it. Vonnegut and his fellow US prisoners of war were forced by their German captors into the stench of a city of burned human flesh to bury the corpses.

Yes, he wrote a powerful novel from these experiences. And it was novel that came from a place of such personal horrors of the war experience that Vonnegut mastered an absurdist humor that can only come from deep loss.

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Clueless, pretentious people like Tina Fey are crap on soles of those who have truly walked and suffered through the horrors of war.

 

UN Sanctions North Korea, But It Was S. Korea Feeding Them $Millions In US Cash For Years

Strange things happen in International Politics.

While the crazy -Il dictators of North Korea have been developing nuclear arms over the years and the world has been twisting its ears over how to stop them, why was their next door neighbor – South Korea – handing over bags full of brand new US $100 bills adding up to hundreds of millions since 2004? Essentially giving the Hermit Kingdom the cash necessary to wreak havoc on not only South Korea but the world?

Because it was great for South Korean businesses, that’s why.

North Korean slave laborers don’t complain.

In fact, they didn’t even get paid. The crisp $US money went straight to the crazy North Korean rulers and the military. The poor starving workers were given slips of paper to exchange for bits of food or goods at roughly $2 an hour.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-35576278

The Kaesong Industrial Complex in North Korea was dreamed up by corrupt South Korean rulers to exploit North Korean slave laborers and they called it “international cooperation.”

Now, if you can believe this, since South Korea finally cut off the $millions of US cash to North Korea last month, it’s the South Korean businesses that are starting to complain.

http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/south-korean-firms-say-lost-s931-million-due-to-kaesong-closure

To understand Korean business practices you’ll have to do some studying on your own. Start with “chaebols,” the uniquely Korean family business-controlled multinationals that you buy your cars from, your electronics, etc.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaebol

If you thought things were skewed in the US, you’ve never studied business practices in South Korea.

Remember that South Korean ferry that sank 2 years ago in 2014? Tragically killing about 300 Korean students on holiday? The fault of that sinking can be directly linked to corrupt chaebol business practices.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinking_of_MV_Sewol

Examples of chaebol corruption go right down to the ludicrous. The chaebol daughter of the Korean airlines executive who ordered her flight back to the terminal to kick a flight attendant off the plane because she was offended when she wasn’t offered, was it a piece a candy? The return to the terminal violated international flight regulations. There was a cover-up involving the pilots, who lied to cover-up the daughter’s involvement. She was found out because of passengers. She eventually lost her job, but kept a salary. That’s the power of corrupt family chaebols in Korea.

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South Korea has always been an ally of the United States. The South Korean people are wonderful, curious, industrious and great citizens of this Green Planet. But like all the numerous examples of the US’s blundering in world affairs that ended disastrously, South Korea’s Kaesong experiment only added fuel to the nuclear fission/fusion taking place across its border.

 

Will Bloomberg Now Jump Into Presidential Race?

The Super Tuesday primaries have come and gone.

And America’s skewed political system has coughed up the 2 worst possible presidential candidates: Perpetual Professional Politician Hillary Clinton and TV’s favorite fascist Donald Trump.

This is when former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg said he might jump into the race. Will he?

https://www.mikebloomberg.com/

He’s the social progressive, pro-business guy. Is that any better than the Clinton/Trump choice?

Does anyone have a write in candidate?

Is it time to change the political system when the only choices it offers Americans for the most important office in America are the 2 worst candidates?