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Friday, October 08, 2010

Chinese Brain Rape [Today's News Poem, October 8, 2010]

Chinese Brain Rape [Today's News Poem, October 8, 2010]

Slip into rohypnol.
Surge breakers, measuring
Prizes, conflict—read the meter.
Don't redact what deletes itself.

Null. Nothing measured? Then
Less nothing gained for you.
Charge the photons on my credit.
Gentlemen will forget you too.

"With news media across the globe reacting to this year's Nobel Peace Prize announcement, authorities in the winner's homeland are racing to delete his name from all public domains. Type "Liu Xiaobo" -- or "Nobel Peace Prize," for that matter -- in search engines in China and hit return, you get a blaring error page."
—Steven Jiang, CNN, October 8, 2010 1:25 p.m. EDT


Hey China! I found this in the memory hole:
I like your tanks: 

Dan Rather had to interrupt Pee-Wee's Playhouse to show me your cool T-72s (those are T-72s, right?) flattening real people. Cowboy Curtis can't top that!

I have a deal: since I'm a safe distance away from the mobile execution buses, maybe you wouldn't mind it if I posted some pictures of the Tiananmen Square Massacre on here. I also would like to tell you about Falun-Gong and how you can shed ten to eighty years off your life expectancy by practicing it on the mainland.

Alas, you people are in big trouble insofar as your currency is backed by rapidly depreciating dollars. Remember 1998? I guess you can't remember something that was censored, but I do. Your economy has all the symptoms those other economies had back then... right now. Guess what? If you ignore the party bosses and just try to live your life, the shit they do in Beijing is going to thwart whatever you're trying to do right now... in about 6-18 months. The real problem of course is that the time to have fixed your structural economic problems was probably way back in 1989, or maybe 1998 at latest. Now you're up about two trillion in dollar assets that you can't sell. Thanks. I really enjoy the low inflation.

So party bosses may have censored images of tanks massacring students, for 'sake of the state,' but I assure you, you'll be seeing many tanks in the near future.

Anyhow, I guess my point was simply: I love your culture and its contributions to civilization, but your government is going to be the death of you and me too if you don't do something soon.

Also, I just hate censorship as a rule and I know some of you sneak over here to read all the news that's shit, in print.

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A Greek Chorus of Beandogs Casts Judgment on @GregWHoward [#twitterfoundpoem, October 8, 2010]

A Greek Chorus of Beandogs Casts Judgment on @GregWHoward [#twitterfoundpoem, October 8, 2010]


"Ive been traveling all day
and spent half the night with The police.
evil doesn't move slowly,
it was very real last night for my family
and very special. You have no idea what happened this morning
to my DICK: Rigor Amortis by a cop."


"to have been screwed over and to death somehow by a cop,
—yeah, it's just like that: highly ordinary and impersonal
WILD DICK and A last night with disgusting police flesh.
Fuck the police once again.."

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