Friday, November 7, 2008

The People have spoken


          1st panel:   Obama     (image by Shepard Fairey)
          2nd panel: McCain/Palin     (image by Scattergood-Moore)
          3rd palel:   Fist     (based on 1960s Black Panther poster)


Friday, August 22, 2008

The Imperial President


based on the Ingres painting
Napoleon on His Imperial Throne, 1806

image created by PantherProUSA, © 2008

The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism. By Andrew Bacevich. Published by Metropolitan Books. "...identifies a profound triple crisis facing America: the economy, in remarkable disarray, can no longer be fixed by relying on expansion abroad; the government, transformed by an imperial presidency, is a democracy in form only; U.S. involvement in endless wars, driven by a deep infatuation with military power, has been a catastrophe for the body politic. These pressing problems threaten all of us, Republicans and Democrats. If the nation is to solve its predicament, it will need the revival of a distinctly American approach: the neglected tradition of realism..." - The American Empire Project


Monday, February 25, 2008