RR Anderson, DIY Cultural Arts Specialist

Jul. 21, 2008 at 6:22pm

Masturbatory support for the military industrial complex

billion(s) of dollars worth of lucrative corporate contracts (flying around)

Hey there sports racers!  You like airshows?  Well heck if you do we put one heck of an air show right up your nose! 

Flying Makes me Gay (gay as in happy...)!

One sucking tentacle of the Frankenstein communist computer gangster conspiracy, formerly known as 5views.com celebrates the airshow turnout as a massive masturbatory victory over the nazi anti-iraq war terrorists. Is he correct?  Well let me put it this way:  If you are a hardon for tremendous pork-barrel spending and gargantuan miss allocation of our precious natural resources and in general a huge douche then yes you'll share in this perception.   Me?  I fucking hate airshows.   There is nothing sporting about killing people from way up in the sky.  Where is the sport in that?   So flying around over the houses of the stupid dipshits who paid for these government/corporate/state-military-base handouts is about all these flying shit cans are good for...   unless you take the nascar approach and just watch 'em hoping to see one explode in flaming wreckage... as some fucked up metaphor for the hubris of man... wax wings and everything. 

Your Boyfriends will Love the Air Show! (as in Boys who are your friends... not what you're thinking)

Summer Reading Suggestions:

  5. worlds worst weapons

Special Bonus Content:

Eisenhower rocks the fucking house

Dwight Fuckin Eisenhower - photo of one of the few republican presidents who knew a fucking thing or two about how the world operates. Bush isn't fit to suck this man's left testicle.  Eventhough This guy doomed America to a fate worse than death (embrace of interstate highways over rail) he's still an OK JOE. 

comments [34]  |  posted under airshow, stupid, tacoma, tirade, violence, war


by jenyum on 7/21/2008 @ 8:34pm
I give up on this comment. Can't link to youtube at all in a comment?

by NineInchNachos on 7/21/2008 @ 8:57pm
not even a url?

by ixia on 7/21/2008 @ 9:45pm
From wiki:"Peace can be a state of harmony or the absence of hostility. "Peace" can also be a non-violent way of life. "Peace" is used to describe the cessation of violent conflict. Peace can mean a state of quiet or tranquility — an absence of disturbance or agitation. Peace can also describe a relationship between any people characterized by respect, justice, and goodwill. Peace can describe calmness, serenity, and silence. This latter understanding of peace can also pertain to an individual's sense of himself or herself, as to be "at peace" with one's own mind."

I am definitely disgusted with the air show, and with what the military is doing overseas. I am hoping to see the day when Cheney is brought to Den Haag.

by NineInchNachos on 7/21/2008 @ 9:57pm
yeah! screw you too Cheney Stadium!

by Erik on 7/21/2008 @ 9:57pm
Here is the U Tube clip you are looking for:

Eisenhower warns us of the military industrial complex. Dwight D. Eisenhower exit speech on Jan.17,1961


Very revealing. And this comes from a 5 star Army General.

by jenyum on 7/21/2008 @ 10:00pm
No, I was actually putting in a plug for my husband's business...

but that's a good clip!

by NineInchNachos on 7/21/2008 @ 10:09pm
I'm going to do a special write up about your husband's business... something about how FAKE GUNS help keep mentally ill folks occupied in a positive way.


by jenyum on 7/21/2008 @ 10:21pm
We are here to service all of your pretend army needs.


by AngelaJossy on 7/21/2008 @ 10:27pm
I have to confess, I really hate the air show too. I know we should be proud of our technology and skillful pilots. I know they are shiny and fast and pretty and everything (plus a boost in the aeronomic industry is supposedly good for our local economy) but they are also death machines - not just for the unsuspecting people below but also the pilots. When I worked at the public affairs office at McChord I heard a sergeant there refer to the jets as lawn darts. When I asked her why she said its because they have just one engine and if it fails, the plane falls to the ground like a lawn dart. And then there's the fact that people shoot at them and stuff too.
The roaring sound of jets just sounds like death to me and I bet a lot of veterans had a tough time with the noise too. I had the same thought recently about 4th of July fireworks. While suburban families tried to one-up their neighbors with their native american firepower, were there soldiers nearby chugging malt liquor and aspirin in the fetal position? It just seems wrong to celebrate America with the sounds of warfare. I can't get passed it. I don't know why but this year it just really bothered me.

by NineInchNachos on 7/21/2008 @ 10:39pm
it helps to think of the airshow as one massive guitar solo. And if you're like me and you think guitar solos are just one big jerkoff to make yourself feel better... well there's your airshow.

I shouldn't get to down on the airshow, maybe it helped distract people about the price of gasoline at least for a few hours.

by NineInchNachos on 7/21/2008 @ 11:58pm
after finishing up my cartoon I was hit by another wave of anger...

We can do this with a multi-million dollar aircraft, but we can't find Osama Bin Laden? WTF?????!

by NineInchNachos on 7/22/2008 @ 12:06am
also sadly missing from the airshow, washington state's own famous/infamous assault aircraft...

(You know Boeing resisted building secure cockpit doors for YEARS, not so anymore)

by jane on 7/22/2008 @ 11:07am
I don't like the air show either. My republican leanings are appalled at the cost of it. My flaming liberal side doesn't like the noise and the war mongering of it.... and how much carbon does an air show dump into the atmosphere? (thought.. a carbon neutral airs how)

And, I agree with ixia - Cheney & Bush to the Haag -- they can have a bible study class with Radovan Karadzic!

by Twisty on 7/22/2008 @ 11:20am
(sigh) Clueless lefties...

by NineInchNachos on 7/22/2008 @ 12:07pm
lay it on us mr Twisty!! :)

by jane on 7/22/2008 @ 12:14pm
Clue me in Twisty... 'cause I don't get it!

by NineInchNachos on 7/22/2008 @ 1:47pm
Also, full disclosure, I am not a lefty . I am not a righty. Like mike lonergan I am so cool I invent my own political affiliations.

- Whig Party? no way
- Owl Party? been done already
- Bull Moose Party? try again
- Federalist Party? closer
- Holy Alaskan Liberation Martyr Brigades Front Party? YOU BET YOUR BOTTLE BRUSH!

by ensie on 7/22/2008 @ 7:58pm
Count me out. Military air shows make me nauseous.

by fredo on 7/22/2008 @ 8:30pm
The airshows are a recruiting tool for the military and I understand they are quite effective.

by CA on 7/22/2008 @ 9:38pm
I like airshows. I like the military. Im glad it is a successful recruitment tool. I like watching airplanes do things that seem to defy physics. I guess im just a crazy war-monger. Or maybe I just appreciate those who dedicate their lives to protecting mine.

by NineInchNachos on 7/22/2008 @ 9:49pm
welcome back CA! :)

by CA on 7/22/2008 @ 9:52pm
Hola Mr. RR! Congrats on the youngster!

by ensie on 7/22/2008 @ 11:15pm
Fredo! We missed you!

by ixia on 7/23/2008 @ 12:27am
re CA:"or maybe I just appreciate those who dedicate their lives to protecting mine"
Protecting you from whom? Iraq certainly never had plans to invade the US. Who are you protected from by the invasion and occupation of Iraq?

by NineInchNachos on 7/23/2008 @ 8:52am
ixia, maybe angry blackwater employees who would otherwise not have anybody to shoot at haphazardly ?

if we had no armed conflicts these blackwater goons would be swarming our streets!

by fredo on 7/23/2008 @ 8:58am
There are determined extremists all over the world who would like to do harm to the western world, remember 9/11? There is no way to tell what similar events have been thwarted by our involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. I'm proud that our leaders and our armed forces are trying to do something to clean up this mess.

by CA on 7/23/2008 @ 11:26am
Ixia, I have no intentions of re-doing the whole Iraq war debate - been there done that. I'm not gonna convince you, you're not gonna convince me. My post was meant to convey my gratitude to those who are brave enough to join an institution(the military) whose sole purpose is to defend our nation. I mean, come on. We do need a military dont we?? And if we're gonna have a military, shouldnt we have the very best one?? And shouldnt we be proud of those who join it?

by Dave_L on 7/23/2008 @ 12:06pm
I wasn't going to jump in on this one, where nobody is going to convince anyone else to change their minds. But there's nothing wrong with conversation that makes us think, and even comments I don't agree with make me think and re-examine. So for the record, and with all due respect to my friends who disagree, and despite the screwed up choices the government has repeatedly made, I'm in total agreement with CA on this. Written better than I could. I loved the air show, recruitent, PR and all. Even though at times the chest-beating narration was too much for me, and comments I overheard from a few spectators made me cringe... Oh, there I go rambling... So I'll close in saying CA is absolutely correct and the rest of you are wrong. :-)

by ixia on 7/23/2008 @ 1:53pm
If you feel protected because brave men join the military, good for you. This is one positive effect, at least on you, CA. I personally feel worse knowing what is done under my name with my tax money. So your and my feelings are a wash in the greater scheme of things. This leaves the war profiteers to do just what they do best - profiteer. No pride in that for me.

by Twisty on 7/28/2008 @ 9:27am

by Mofo from the Hood on 7/28/2008 @ 10:38am
My fellow Americans. Unless we stand against the tide, we will drift with the tide.---MFTH

by NineInchNachos on 7/28/2008 @ 12:53pm
he heh, hey if we Americans can't make fun of ourselves then what's the point?

If 9/11 proves something it's that America has no sense of humor.

by Mofo from the Hood on 7/28/2008 @ 1:02pm
Constitutions Matter

by NineInchNachos on 7/28/2008 @ 1:11pm
thanks mofo.

Constitutions Matter everyone (my tiny tim impersonation)


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