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Pawel Kuczynski (Plukzy): Image Gallery

Via: ToolPool.com

‘I was born in 1976 in Szczecin. I have graduated Fine Arts Academy in Poznan (Poland) with specialization in graphics. Recently I dealing with satirical illustration’.

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Apple:

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The Car:

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There are 88 images; each one more amzing than the last:

http://www.toonpool.com/gallery.php?user=357&offset=0

October 10, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

‘Play it Again, Sam’ – 1972

Via: The Guardian

A hilarious romcom, directed by Herbert Ross but written by Allen.

In the following exchange, he is trying to proposition an attractive girl in an art gallery (Diana Davila, who had played Anne Frank in a US TV movie).

Allen: “That’s quite a lovely Jackson Pollock, isn’t it?”

Davila: “Yes, it is.”

Allen: “What does it say to you?”

Davila: “It restates the negativeness of the universe. The hideous lonely emptiness of existence. Nothingness. The predicament of man forced to live in a barren, godless eternity…” (She goes on like this.)

Allen: “What are you doing Saturday night?”

Davila: “Committing suicide.”

Allen: “What about Friday night?”

http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/gallery/2011/oct/09/ten-best-woody-allen-in-pictures#/?picture=380024823&index=9

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October 10, 2011 Posted by | celebs | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ben & Jerry’s: To Those Who Occupy – We Stand With You.

Via: benjerry.com

We, the Ben & Jerry’s Board of Directors, compelled by our personal convictions and our Company’s mission and values, wish to express our deepest admiration to all of you who have initiated the non-violent Occupy Wall Street Movement and to those around the country who have joined in solidarity.  The issues raised are of fundamental importance to all of us.  These include:

– The inequity that exists between classes in our country is simply immoral.

– We are in an unemployment crisis.  Almost 14 million people are unemployed.  Nearly 20% of African American men are unemployed.  Over 25% of our nation’s youth are unemployed.

– Many workers who have jobs have to work 2 or 3 of them just to scrape by.

– Higher education is almost impossible to obtain without going deeply in debt.

– Corporations are permitted to spend unlimited resources to influence elections while stockpiling a trillion dollars rather than hiring people.

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We know the media will either ignore you or frame the issue as to who may be getting pepper sprayed rather than addressing the despair and hardships borne by so many, or accurately conveying what this movement is about.  All this goes on while corporate profits continue to soar and millionaires whine about paying a bit more in taxes. And we have not even mentioned the environment.

We know that words are relatively easy but we wanted to act quickly to demonstrate our support.  As a board and as a company we have actively been involved with these issues for years but your efforts have put them out front in a way we have not been able to do.  We have provided support to citizens’ efforts to rein in corporate money in politics, we pay a livable wage to our employees, we directly support family farms and we are working to source fairly traded ingredients for all our products. But we realize that Occupy Wall Street is calling for systemic change.

We support this call to action and are honored to join you in this call to take back our nation and democracy.

— Ben & Jerry’s Board of Directors

http://www.benjerry.com/activism/occupy-movement/

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DON’T MESS WITH THE HOLSTEIN!

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October 10, 2011 Posted by | Occupy Wall Street | , , , , | Leave a comment

Mitt ‘the Flipper’ Romney Could Get Hammered For Flip-Flops By GOP Rivals

Via: Huffington Post

Mitt Romney faced relentless criticism four years ago for changing his positions on abortion and gay rights and equivocating on other issues, including immigration and gun control. This year, the former Massachusetts governor has largely escaped such attacks as he competes again for the Republican presidential nomination.

That might be changing.

Among his rivals, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann have started to assail him for being wobbly on the issues.

“For some candidates, pro-life is an election-year slogan to follow the prevailing political winds,” Perry told social conservatives recently. And Bachmann said: “You won’t find YouTube clips of me speaking in support of Roe versus Wade. You won’t find me equivocating or hemming or hawing when I’m asked to define marriage as between one man and one woman.”

He seems prepared to take it harder on the chin if it comes to that. He’s already casting his shifts as the hallmark of a good businessman.

“In the private sector, if you don’t change your view when the facts change, well you’ll get fired for being stubborn and stupid,” Romney said last month in New Hampshire. A week earlier, he said Americans “can tell when people are being phony and are pandering to an audience, and you’ll see that in politics. You’re not going to see that in my campaign.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/09/mitt-romney-flip-flops-abortion_n_1002342.html

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personal thought:

 “. . . if you don’t change your view when the FACTS CHANGE”?

Roe vs Wade?

Gay Rights?

Immigration?

Gun control?

The FACTS haven’t changed on these issues; you have you phony pandering bastard!

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October 10, 2011 Posted by | 2012, GOP morons, Perry, Romney | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Breslin – Spirit of Selma reborn in N.Y.: Occupy Wall St. protests echo roots of 1965 civil rights movement

Via: NYDailyNews.com

First in the morning, I climb the steps out of the subway and onto lower  Broadway, whose new history is starting. The outcry today is from the 99% who start this day of work against the 1% whose rich comforts include acceptable  theft.

The future of today’s Broadway inherits the past that suddenly is living so  fully in memory. I am on Broadway, abuzz with buses and cabs and chauffeurs  driving people to work. For the unemployed, the jobs are nonexistent.

The contrast comes at a time of rising emotional opposition to Wall Street. The  politicians have not recognized that the gathering against the government of the  rich and uncaring is ONLY the START of a national outcry.

They all cannot see the start of a future that will make history. The crowds  today at a small park on Broadway and Liberty are perhaps the most pleasant,  uplifting scene that we’ve had around this city for so long.

They set up life in a park on Broadway and then had a march of great  democratic health. The marchers, so young, were joined by what appears to be the  permanent large old-time labor unions that once wanted to kill the young.

They march here because jobs go to China and houses are foreclosed on. The banks keep taking a point here, or another  over there, and the public finally lets out the first scream.

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The small place where all this started is Selma,  Alabama, the place historians call the basis for all the rallies and marches  that those in New  York now have recognized as the same outcry for change.

In Selma, voting once consisted of five or six blacks and more than 1,000  whites. Marches and rallies brought federal authorities to the Selma polls, and  in the next election, 7,500 blacks voted and out the whites went.

The white man’s most fierce anti-black sheriff, Jim  Clark, ran a full attack on March 7, 1965, called “Bloody Sunday,” that  injured 600 civil-rights marchers in Selma. Clark was not only voted out of  office, but was later found selling drugs, and his next bed was in a prison.

I now go to a notepad stored in a closet and take out this half a century  later. I get pained thinking of how long I have been out on the streets in this  business. But I was there in 1965, and this is something I found. This little  Selma woman’s past is our future:

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Patricia Anne Dossiage, 10, stood in the red dirt and twitched her toes to  brush away the ants crawling over her feet. She put her head between the strands  of cattle wire and looked at the people walking on the road.

“I know why you marchin’,” she said. “I know it good.”

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You can read the rest of Mr. Breslin’s brilliantly written article, HERE:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/2011/10/09/2011-10-09_spirit_of_selma_is_reborn_on_broadway.html?r=opinions&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+nydnrss%2Fopinions+%28Opinions%29

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October 10, 2011 Posted by | Occupy Wall Street | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We Are the 99 Percent

‘I’m 29 years old. I grew up in Michigan, and these issues have affected my family for my ENTIRE LIFE. My father is a skilled machinist who spent at least part of every year laid off. I have worked since I was 14. I put myself through college, and graduated at the top of my class, the first student to major in my chosen field.

After my divorce in 2006, I was hospitalized twice for suicidal depression. I am not cured, I just can’t afford treatment anymore. I haven’t had insurance since I was 18 and on my parents’ policy.

I have 5k in credit card debt from trying to move away from Michigan, in search of a better life. I do not own a house, property, or a car.

Now I am more in debt than ever. I moved to NYC in March of 2009, and was laid off from my job here in March 2010. I am still unemployed and can’t even get hired bartending or waiting tables.

My $100,000 BFA with Honors is USELESS.

The $14 in my bank account was borrowed from my mother, a small business development counselor back in Michigan. Believe me, she doesnt have the money to loan out in the first place.

I cant afford groceries, and I am HUNGRY.

I AM SCARED.

I AM SICK.

BUT I AM CLEARLY NOT ALONE.’

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We are suffering from environmental pollution.

We are working long hours for little pay and no rights, if we’re working at all.

We are getting nothing while the other 1 percent is getting everything.

We are the 99 percent. Brought to you by the people who occupy wall street.

Why will YOU occupy?

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Please visit their website, and tell YOUR story.

http://wearethe99percent.tumblr.com/

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And, if you want to help out:

The Occupy Wall St. protesters can always use food and warm clothing.

You can send non-perishable food, warm clothing, batteries, etc., to this address:

The UPS Store

Re: Occupy Wall Street 118A Fulton St.

#205 New York ,

NY

10038

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October 10, 2011 Posted by | Occupy Wall Street, We Are the 99 Percent | , | Leave a comment