Sunday, December 18, 2011

The Fetish of Individualism Strikes Again

Woodchip takes issue with Wedge Issues in the Occupy Movement. [ HERE ]


Sunday, November 20, 2011

Blundering Goons Strike Again

Chipster takes account of the culture of brutality that passes for constabulary performance in the United States. [READ ]


Thursday, November 17, 2011

Nothing But a Revolution can save Us, Part III -- The Theology of 99 Percent

In the third and final woodchip on the Occupy Movement, chipsters focus on the medieval theology that animates the protests. [ READ ]


Monday, November 7, 2011

Nothing but a Revolution can save Us, Part II ... Applying Plaster to Rot

In Part II, of Woodchip's analysis of the OWS movement, the historical cycles of generation and decay are examined. [ READ ]


Friday, November 4, 2011

Our Daily Belt

Chipsters add their two-chips worth on the judicial belting of a miscreating daughter. [READ ]


Friday, October 28, 2011

Flash-Banging the Right to Peaceably Assemble

The Gazette summarizes the events in Oakland leading up to the firing at unarmed, peaceable protestors. [ READ ]


Thursday, October 27, 2011

Piecing Together the Confusion

Chipsters ponder the piecing together of chips of a fresco and what it all might and did mean [ READ ]


Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Half a Percent for Ninety Nine Percent

A Woodchip Analysis of President Obama's latest electoral moves by executive order. [READ]


Sunday, October 23, 2011

Confluence and Coincidence -- the Calculus of 99 Percent

Chipster ponders War and Peace and soothsay the movement(s) of the 99 percent. [ READ ]


Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Peeking into the GOP Cave

Chipster pokes his nose into a debate. [READ]


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

The Silence of the Shams

Chipsters poke around to see what, if anything, Democratic senators have to say about the Occupy Wall Street protests. [READ]


Monday, October 10, 2011

Does Research Make You Stupid?

While munching acorns, chipsters sound off against another "health study". [ READ ]

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Bank of America versus America the Beautiful

Chipsters discuss Bankster Avarice and the need to bring back the concept of Sin into public discourse. [ READ ]


Sunday, September 11, 2011

We Have Met the Enemy and We is Stuck

Chipsters reluctantly reflect on an event. [ READ ]


Friday, September 9, 2011

Obama's Trojan Horse

Woodchip Gazette
distills the poison in Obama's new Jobs Pill. [ READ ]


Friday, September 2, 2011

Flighting for Freedom

On the capture of a cow [ READ ]


Friday, August 26, 2011


Woodchip Gazette takes note of the War for Chaos and Control of Libya's Assets. [READ]



A Woodchip Analysis of what's -- transparently -- at issue in Libya. [ READ ]


Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Bring Back The Bull Moose!

Woodchip discovers a long lost speech that points to our unfinished future. [ READ ]


Thursday, July 21, 2011

Fauxbama Strikes Again

Woodchip cuts through the legerdemain to reveal the trickery and unfairness of Obama's shared budget sacrifices. [ READ ]


Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Mining, Harvesting and Civic Carcinogens

Woodchip Gazette discusses how U.S. national security policies undermine civil society at home and abroad. [ READ ]


Monday, May 23, 2011

The Indignation in Spain...

Woodchip discusses the protests and elections in Spain, as well as the lines being drawn around the world in the global economy. [ READ ]


Friday, May 20, 2011

The Queen's Speech

Chipsters ponder the Queen's visit to Ireland and the work of her speech. [READ]


Thursday, May 5, 2011

Cinco de Mayo -- A Poor Excuse for a Party

Woodchip Gazette takes note of the historical misconceptions surrounding Mexico's alleged liberation from the French. [ READ ]


Monday, May 2, 2011

A True National Security Moment

Chipsters discuss the real significance of Bin Laden's "boating accident at sea" [ READ ]


Friday, April 29, 2011

A Republic, You Say?

Chipsters discuss the advantages of monarchy versus monarchy. [ READ ]


Sunday, April 17, 2011

Knock, Knock -- It's the I.M.F. ...

Chipsters explain the I.M.F's concepts of inputs and outputs. [ READ ]


Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Confining Manning & Falling into the Outer Darkness

Once again, Woodchippers examine the implications of solitary confinement on our constitutional universe and how the depersonalizing of one dehumanizes all. [ READ ]


Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Folly on the Nile & The Calculus of History

Woodchip examines what Tolstoy and Machiavelli would have a said about the "unrest" spreading throughout the Arab world. [READ]


Monday, January 31, 2011

Earth & Sky -- An Historical Obituary for Bishop Ruiz of Chiapas

On the death of Samuel Ruiz, bishop of Chiapas, Woodchip uses the occasion to examine the history of Church activism in Hispanic America, to reflect on the antecedents of Liberation Theology and to think about the questions the Zapatista peasant movement would have us ask. [READ]


Thursday, January 20, 2011

The Bezerkeley Gypsy and The Hysteria of Impotence

Woodchips ponders the impotence of the Left. [READ]


Monday, January 10, 2011

The Wrong Type of Climate Control -- The Risks of Free Speech

Once again, Woodchip Gazette warns against trying to make speech "safe" and recalls James Madison to remind us that freedom always entails risks... [READ]