The new Specials’ album came across my desk and I was excited as a ska fan. So excited that I was let down actually. This one kinda falls flat. The music is barely ska and kinda uninteresting. The lyrics are so on the nose that it sounds more like angry teenage liberal social media posts. This is upsetting as I recall this band being quite clever and musically innovative. Maybe age caught up to em. The 4 year recording process sounds more like a knee jerk recording circa NOFX’s Bush era records. No I didn’t quite dig it.
So I am quite sure there’s numerous Republicans frothing at the mouth, whooping, cheering and whatever else at Trump pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal. Let’s unpack this one. The deal was made by John Kerry who is a slimy creature and it didn’t help the state of things. Trump is a complete fool who’s doing this for political reasons with no true forethought. Instead of putting together a different and possibly better deal he’s just imposing sanctions. Has anyone else considered the idea that the “terrorism” from the middle east is a result of us and Russia continuously carrying out acts of neo-imperialism to get at natural resources? Most notably opium and oil. Afghanistan and UBL had a problem with us because we played them as our pawn during the cold war. We screamed about a war on terror though we didn’t attack Saudi Arabia where the 9/11 terrorists and their funding came from because we have a strategically located base. America doesn’t want to fight terror. It wants to send young under privileged Americans to the meat grinder to continue mucking up a place we have no business in.