March 16th, 2017
“I was in the Hollywood DMV: people were faintin from exhaustion after waitin in line for days, and little robots, which look like vacuum cleaners with pseudo-human-like appendages and little smiley faces painted on their control panels, motored over and stole the purses and wallets from the fallen customers. The, uh, robots were marked or identified by this word printed on their metallic sides: Govmint -- Ivanka, California needs less govmint.”
"The Sioux revolt against the Dakota Access Pipeline was one of those breathtakin statements about life that I enjoy. I savor those nuances by unrestrained architects, love the people that build and live in those edifices of surprise, uh, billowin free speech, challengin the barricades, shakin their fists and yellin out loud, lovin their tenuous perch on life, even upon that sheer rock face of survival, taunted and persecuted by gravity." (edited 4/1)
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