Posts Tagged With: Politics

MINISTRONY OF POPTIMISM

 

“We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.”

 

~ Aesop ~

 

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I CAN’T BREATHE

 

“A great revolution is never the fault of the people,
but of the government.”

 

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~

 

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MONKEY MAN

 

“When fascism comes to America,
it will be wrapped in the flag
and carrying a cross.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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THE LAND OF MAKE-BELIEVE

 

“After all, what could you expect from a pig but a grunt?”

 

~ Lucy Maud Montgomery ~

 

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CAPITALISM MUST DIE

 

“When it comes time to hang the capitalists, they will sell us the rope.”

 

~ Joseph Stalin ~

 

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COME BLOW YOUR HORN

 

The point is, you can never be too greedy.”

 

~ Donald J. Trump ~

 

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THE END OF AN EMPIRE

 

“An intelligence that is not humane
is the most dangerous thing in the world .”

 

~ Ashley Montagu ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken on the mountain Donnersberg in August 1982.


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WAG THE DOG

 

“Any man can make mistakes,
but only an idiot persists in his error.”

 

~Marcus Tullius Cicero ~

 

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REVOLUTION NOW!

 

“How can I rise if you don’t fall?”

 

~ Robert Wyatt ~

 

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CAPITALIST PIGS

 

“There are no owners in nature.”

 

~ Freequill ~

 

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RENDER UNTO CAESAR

 

“A lion doesn’t concern itself with the opinion of sheep.”

 

~ George R.R. Martin ~

 

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SHEEP

 

“I hate all men, the ones because they are mean and vicious,
and the others for being complaisant with the vicious ones.”

 

~ Moliere ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in December 2019.


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BULBOUS MAXIMUS ~ A FAIRY TALE

 

“Nationalism is an infantile thing.
It is the measles of mankind.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

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LA DOULEUR

 

“Guns don’t kill people. They just make it easier.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of Jean Escoula’s sculpture La Douleur  in the Musée d’Orsay taken in Paris in June 2019.


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WITHOUT A COUNTRY

 

“The evils of capitalism are as real
as the evils of militarism and evils of racism.”

 

~ Martin Luther King Jr. ~

 

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RÉVOLUTION

 

“When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of the police stopping demonstrators and searching their backpacks and hand bags taken in Paris in May 2019.


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BRICK BY BRICK

 

“There is no darkness but ignorance.”

 

~ William Shakespeare ~

 

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LOVE YOUR WORLD

 

“Reality is merely an illusion,
albeit a very persistent one.”

 

~ Albert Einstein ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art by Kefran taken in Paris in June 2018.


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TALK TALK

 

“Many talk as easily as they breathe,
and with quite as little thought.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art on a preserved section of the Berlin Wall taken in Berlin in January 2018.


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SCHNATTERNDER SCHNIEDELWUTZ

 

“…behind his painted smile,
the desert looms for miles…”

 

~ Tom Rapp ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art, a poster on the wall of the building in which Jim Morrison lived in 1971, taken in Paris in May 2017.


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