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It is true that Tubularsock is sitting on his underground deck which is a stones throw from his top floor corner office in Tubularsock’s underground bunker overlook Washington D.C. from Oakland CA. (see Bunker Tour)

Tubularsock does much of his writing from this vantage-point and today is no exception.

So let’s wonder why it has TAKEN THREE YEARS to start to replace Flint, Michigan’s corroded water pipes.

Just in case you have forgotten, three years ago it was discovered that the city’s government, in order TO SAVE MONEY, switched water suppliers from Detroit to the Flint River.

But those same city government officials failed to treat the water with an anti-corrosive agent and by not doing so they proceeded to corrode the lead pipes and thereby poisoning the residents.

Which led to campaign slogans for the next election like, “Vote For Me You’ll Be Dead In A Week”! Ok, maybe not.

So for three years Flint has been drinking and cooking with bottled water. And then last summer scientists (none that lived in Flint) declared that the water was good enough for bathing and hand washing BUT NOT for consumption.

And then this March, Flint residents were expected to start paying the FULL COST for their water even if they can’t drink it! And to top that, 8000 residents are being held responsible FOR NOT PAYING FOR TOXIC WATER by having “tax-liens-for-unpaid-water-bills!

Now think about this. The State of Michigan has agreed (by court order) to put up $97 million to replace any lead or galvanized steel pipes for at least 18,000 homes. And to entitle citizens to have their water tested four times a year as well as access to free bottled water and filters.

It has taken three years and a court battle just to START to rectify this problem.

CAN YOU SAY INFRASTRUCTURE? Not if Orange Tweet doesn’t create jobs that save lives rather than kill people. Donnie has lost his way already just as Shrub and Obummer did before him. Rebuilding America is just economically impossible if over 60% of our borrowed money go to blow people up. INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT WILL NOT HAPPEN!

BUT in the fiscal year of 2016 the U.S. Government spent $654.5 million on Hellfire Missiles alone. Which have all blown up so ………

And Every hour in 2016, taxpayers in United States paid $116,063 for Predator and Reaper Drones.

AND FOR WHAT? All the wars we have started are still going on so when Orange Tweet calls somebody a looser he may want to look at the State of the Nation he is supposed to be leading.

The ONLY comfort one can draw from all of this is Donnie is as stupid as the country he Tweets from. A guy that can’t even tweet correctly as “covfefe” now has proven.

Man! The fucker can’t even tweet correctly any more. Has anybody checked for lead pipes in the White House lately?

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THE RUSSIANS DID IT?

Now why is it that YOU and Tubularsock, as American Citizens, have to depend on the RUSSIANS to hack the emails of our politicians so WE AMERICANS can read the truth?

THAT SHOULD BE THE REAL CONCERN, DON’T YOU THINK?

Perhaps it is because we are continuing being lied to by Hillary, Trump and the rest of our political establishment.

“I did not have sex with that woman”. Thanks Bill, we know, we know.

“I am not a crook!”. Thanks Dick, we know, we know.

“We KNOW that Saddam Hussein has weapons of mass destruction” Thanks George W. we know, we know.

“The NSA DOES NOT spy on Americans”. Thanks James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence. We know, we know!

“The North Vietnamese regime . . . conducted further deliberate attacks against U.S. naval vessels . . .”. Thanks Lyndon, we know, we know.

A “. . . report that’s been pretty well confirmed, that [9/11 hijacker Mohammed Atta] did go to Prague and he did meet with a senior official of the Iraqi intelligence service . . .”. Thanks Dick Cheney, we know, we know after even the CIA told you this was a false report the day before you said it on TV!

A committee in the House of Representatives in 2004 identified “237 misleading statements about the threat posed by Iraq that were made by President Bush, Vice President Cheney, Secretary Rumsfeld, Secretary Powell, and National Security Advisor Rice. Thanks, we know, we know.

“Osama bin Laden DID IT from a cave!” We know, we know.

And sure steel buildings free fall into their own footprint from office fires BUT ONLY THREE TIMES ON ONE DAY IN ALL OF WORLD HISTORY! We know, we know.

So somehow when Hillary’s and Moderator Wallace’s exchanges in the last debate defended this “intelligence knowledge” that the Russian’s did it ……… we should pause and just wonder where that number 17 that Hillary used came from. Who said so?

Clinton: “We have 17, 17 intelligence agencies, civilian and military who have all concluded that these espionage attacks, these cyber attacks, come from the highest levels of the Kremlin. And they are designed to influence our election. I find that deeply disturbing.”
Trump: You have no idea.
Clinton: I am quoting 17, 17 — do you doubt?
Trump: Our country has no idea.
Clinton: Our military and civilian –
Trump: Yeah, I doubt it, I doubt it.
And then the moderator, “Wallace: “. . .The top national security officials of this country do believe that Russia has been behind these hacks. Even if you don’t know for sure whether they are . . .”

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Oh “the who said so” was JAMES CLAPPER and Jeh Johnson, the secretary of Homeland Security with words like:

“The U.S. Intelligence Community (USIC) is confident . . .”

We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts . . .”

“. . . are consistent with the methods and motivations of Russian-directed efforts.”

“the Russians have used similar tactics and techniques . . .”

BUT NO STRAIGHT TALK LIKE HERE IS THE PROOF THAT THE RUSSIAN’S DID IT! THERE IS NO PROOF JUST THOSE FAMOUS  “SIMILAR TACTICS”. Well with those “similar tactics” the NSA itself could have done it!

You know, “scope and sensitivity” just doesn’t cut it for Tubularsock.

Trump for all Tubularsock dislikes the guy is correct …… “Our country has no idea”.

So, Tubularsock just would like to take this opportunity to thank Vlad for his contribution to American Democracy. It is sure a round about way to get any political truth when we have that “free press” all over the place but hey, Thanks Vlad!

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WORLD PEACE — VOTE TUBULARSOCK! ***

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In any given election those who want your vote will promise you ANYTHING but not Tubularsock. Tubularsock, just like take-out Chinese …. delivers!

Tubularsock has a full scale plan to end war in our time. We are talking PEACE here folks. PEACE for you, PEACE for your children, and PEACE for your grandchildren!

Now how, you ask, can Tubularsock create PEACE and stop war in our time?

SIMPLE!

War is ONLY ABOUT profit. War has nothing to do with bringing “democracy” to other people of the world, or humanitarian concerns about poorer nations, or even caring about others. War is ONLY ABOUT profit!

Now Tubularsock’s A JET IN EVERY GARAGE PROGRAM will keep Boeing, Lockheed Martin,  and Northrop Grumman in the profit column for years to come because EVERY YEAR there will be a new model with all new features! Like the “extras” provided by BAE Systems that will include the Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer that provides sophisticated simulation training for your teenage pilots. Just think of the possibilities!

And don’t forget about the end of “road-rage”! With proper training the new popular “air-rage” will help be prevented by L-3 Communications unmanned aircraft systems. See, nobody there to get angry with! Sweet!

And think of the growth in the building trades. JOBS, JOBS, JOBS when each American family (like Obamacare) will be required to build a three-jet-garage! Can it get better than that!

Tubularsock thinks outside the box AND A VOTE FOR TUBULARSOCK WILL PUT YOU IN THE JET STREAM!

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15 Years … Happy Birthday 9/11

 

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No really, 9/11 wasn’t an INSIDE JOB … it was an out-sourced job … The United States out-sources ALL it’s terrorist activities! It’s the American Way!

 

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BY DESIGN?

Tubularsock is sitting in his top floor corner office in his underground bunker over looking Washington D.C from Oakland, CA having his cup of organically grown free trade coffee and thinking about architecture. (see: THE BUNKER TOUR)

Thoughts like that come up in Tubularsock’s mind all the time. Maybe just to drown out all that political shit that comes across Tubularsock’s desk. But Tubularsock figures it’s ALL political at some level! Whatever.

Anyway, does art influence society or does society influence art? Yeah, it is a chicken and egg question and we all know the answer to THAT question!

So lets talk China and subliminal architecture. Sound fun?

When an architect sits down at his drawing table does that architect create building drawings from just what comes across his mind at that moment?

Or does that architect draw from structural experience?

Or even more to the point ……… is the design some kind of subliminal message?

Well lets just see and then YOU can decide.

This is the design and first stages of construction of the headquarters of THE PEOPLE’S DAILY NEWS in China.

The People’s Daily News is much like NPR in the United States, the BBC in England or RT from Russia.

You know, government propaganda outlets.

And because of that, is the Chinese-architect-design a message and understanding of the The People’s Daily News screw job on the public and thus just a fuck you to the propaganda?

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But when the building was complete it looked like this.

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But hidden in the design is really a fuck you government! Or not.

And then let us look at the finished design of the new Beijing Airport.

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Maybe Chinese architects just have other things on their mind.

You know from your own experience that when you do tedious work that your mind can wander to things you may be more interested in, right?

This is not to say that all idle thoughts lead one to say, ahh sex but Tubularsock figures that some may.

And then there are just basic functionary thoughts.
Like the North China University and Electric Power building.

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But thinking of flushing experiences leads us to the Chinese Trademark Office of the State Administration for the Industry and Commerce.

Oh yes, the long and winding road.

Here we find a 14 year old Chinese Trademark for:

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Shenzhen Trump Industrial Co, Ltd produces TOILETS! They provide 1 billion toilets every year according their web page. The “U” in the above logo represents a toilet seat ….. clever, yes?

Which just may explain why Donald is the way he is ……. or not.

 

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