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impossibly brian cork and Malcolm Outloud

July19

the rumours are true.

I was recently interviewed on the nationally syndicated talk show, Malcolm OutloudTV.

the segment is titled (impossibly to myself): “Brian Cork is a Cultural Architect With a World Wide Reach”.

watch part of the segment, here:

http://www.malcolmoutloud.tv/show/305/c.php

but, and please, don’t tell anyone about this.

let’s be clear, questioned were asked. and, answers, real answers (despite a great deal of lingering discomfort from the accident – will I sleep, again?) offered, in not an off-hand manner. well, in fact, they were offered on an off-hand manner. yet, they are now part of the record, as it were.

oddly, the unasked question: “Is Brian Cork Captain America?”

consider the heterodox.

peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

brian patrick cork

 

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Obama could be Trump’s Apprentice

May19

so…

yesterday I hauled-off and wrote, Obama and the Apprentice.

that raised some eyebrows, elicited fist-shaking, the gnashing of teeth, emails of admiration, and two marriage proposals.

but, it’s occurred to me that I should have named that post, Obama could be Trump’s Apprentice.

…seriously.

although not soon enough, Obama’s own cartoon side-show, the President will end, and he will be looking for some other way to unhinge our status as a First World Nation. what better way than an obnoxious television show to help further dumb-down the American people and take us off our, collective, guard?

if we keep getting candidates on par with Obama, we might as well use Trump’s the Apprentice format to actually run the general election.

I wonder if, after the next election whether Trump will broadcast a quick television short advising Obama, “you’re fired!”.

meanwhile, I’m looking for Herman Cain. come on brother, lead us!

peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

brian patrick cork

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why we party

December30

The main purpose of a political party is to get its members elected to office and then push specific objectives that follow a sustained line-of-thinking.

Although our current president (I used small caps, purposefully) Barack Obama, is clearly more interested in staying in office for the sake of just being in office. He is apparently in mortal fear, now, of being ousted after a single term – an ultimate form of humiliation suffered by tense denizens of the Oval Office (see the hapless Jimmy Carter). This is the only reason he petulantly gave up his efforts to over-tax the wealthy (under his own earthly father’s vision). But, let’s all of us, collectively, firm up our satisfaction in knowing the fellow and his government whore group have been routed (as in seriously ass-kicked).

Meanwhile… Parties are, otherwise,  made up of people who have the same general idea and goals about governing. Once in power, the purpose of the Party is to accomplish its goals for the city, state, or nation. While not in power, the Party acts as the “loyal opposition” until it can elect a majority of its members to power.

Look for Obama to devolve into a form of petulant terrorist if he finds himself wobbling towards lame-duck status under eight years. I’m currently of the belief that he thinks wealthy people, not of his design, don’t deserve their status, and need their assets reallocated to fuel his ideals. More on this later. However, we need to be ready. That’s both the Heterodox and Jeffersonian in me – as well as the Prudent and Optimistic Gentleman.

To be clear… The Founding Fathers disliked political parties, calling them “factions” motivated by self interest.

Historical footnote: Then President, George Washington, was so disturbed over the quarreling between Hamilton (Federalists) and Jefferson (anti-Federalists) that he famously devoted much of his Farewell Address to the evils of parties. You need to understand that the people who supported Hamilton and Adams were called Federalists (ironically supporters of the Constitution) but they were not, in fact, an organized political party.

The first recognized party in America was made up of the followers of Jefferson, who, starting in the 1790s, called themselves Republicans (or, I love this, Jeffersonian Democratic-Republicans). Hamilton and those who opposed Jefferson, kept the name Federalist and appeared to be content with a form of rabble-rousing.

Let’s be clear, Jefferson’s Republican Party has no ties to the current Republican Party. In fact, the current Democratic Party considers Jefferson and Andrew Jackson as the founders of their party. But, somehow, after Bill Clinton, the Democratic party forgot that they are public servants, and appear more intent on creating an environment that serves their own miserable means.

More later. Read between the lines. Talk amongst yourselves. Care.

There might be the gnashing of teeth. Possibly the shaking of fists. Certainly voices will be raised.

Peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

Brian Patrick Cork

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government is not your business mr. obama

November22

so… if Barak Obama had even an inkling of how to understand business, conduct business, run a business, or what business means, I suspect he’d find himself on the Microsoft Board of Directors. Obama and Gates could then give each other insight as to how best to point fingers at, well, everyone else for their short-falls. remember, Gates stole his original idea from Steve Jobs, and Obama just short-“changed” everyone else.

I’ve always been a bit surprised that the Obama’s didn’t name their dog “Thomas Jefferson”, because Obama always seems determined to kick that legacy to hell, and daily.

Obama is mostly focused on just trying to stay in government. his actions are centric to keeping his job as opposed to doing his job. and, that makes him look like Microsoft which is surrounded by lawsuits for all manner of diabolical and insidious behavior.

we’ve, collectively, taken stock of Obama; we want none of it; and, it’s probably a good thing if you don’t own any of Microsoft’s.

by the way… it’s pretty clear to me he is following the example set by Tony Blair and positioning himself for a United Nations post after his (hopefully short) tour of duty through (as in burning) the Oval Office. he could then go back to his roots and act like he’s king-of-the-world.

peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

brian patrick cork

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