there's a colossal battle going on with the neo cons between the national industrial complex state and the predatory capitalist state. it's the same goddamn state but there's a titanic struggle over who runs it, though both do and neither encumbered by the slightest concern for democracy human rights or the environment. still the struggle ensues, and they win as everybody loses. who wants to read the real news. it's too godmanned depressing and taint nothin you can do.