OathbreakersArticle by Mark I Rasskazov, Editor in Chief.

NOTE (1032 29 MARCH 2013): The interview I conducted with Chief Kessler is now available for public consumption on YouTube HERE.

This evening, I had the pleasure of speaking with one Mark Kessler, Police Chief of Gilberton, PA for about an hour.  It was a recorded interview, which will be available for public consumption, soon.  In the meantime, I want to bring your attention to his website: [www.OathBreakers.US].  This is a website based on an idea which I find simultaneously awesome, hilarious, and empowering: that, just as patriots are put on lists for being pro-individual rights, and pro-constitutionalist, we, the people, will now start keeping a list of politicians that violate their oaths to the constitution.

During our interview, one of the things we discussed was the fact that the very first thing an elected official of the United States does upon getting elected is to swear an oath on the Bible to the Constitution.  If an elected official swears an oath to defend the constitution, and then does the opposite, then that person is unfit for office.

We need to start keeping a record of when our leaders break their oaths.  I encourage you all to go check out OathBreakers, and join the pro-freedom intelligence network.

The more powerful the people are, the more fit they will be to be free, and the more they will demand and exercise that freedom.

Long live the Republic.


220px-TheMaster2012PosterArticle by Barbara Cornell.

Syndicated from Barbara Cornell’s personal blog.

The 2012 movie The Master was not the worst movie I ever watched. It absolutely was not the most egregious method I ever used to squander two or more irreplaceable hours of my life. It definitely was not the most pretentious piece of art house, inbred, self-congratulating, hippie, Hollywood swill ever to emerge from the entertainment industry.

But it was close.

In the immortal words of Opus, «Bad beyond any previous understanding of badness. Well. Maybe not that bad. But, Lord, it wasn’t good

If you watch only one movie this year, be absolutely certain it isn’t this one.

Watch Argo instead. Excellently done movie.


Article by PJ Cornell.

Syndicated from the Asterisked Music Journal.

Overall assessment: 10 out of 10.

Bottom line up front: this album is a positively flawless accomplishment on the part of the numetal giant, Shinedown.  If this album doesn’t inspire you to take to the streets waving angry signs around, or yelling out of a bullhorn, to tell your family and friends how much you love them, and wake up each morning trying to find new ways to do what others before you only dreamed of doing, then nothing will.  When tyrants and misanthropists go to Hell, they will be forced to listen to this album over and over again, existing with the eternal realization that this is the essence of the human spirit which they tried to suppress and crush.

Highlights: The lyrics of these songs are consistently on point.  «No one’s gonna cry on the very day you die; you’re a bully.»  «You got the world on it’s knees, you’re taking all that you please; you want more!  But you’ll get nothing from me you’re like the burden we bear; you’re all the hate that we share; you want more!  But you’ll get nothing from me but enemies!»  «So have you ever been caught in a sea of despair, and your moment of truth is the day that you say ‘I’m not scared?'»  «I like to stare at the sun and think about what I’ve done.  I lie awake in my great escape.  I like crossing the line and slowly losing my mind.  Are you ok?  ‘Cause I feel fine.»  Simply amazing.  There is not a single song on this album that isn’t excellent, but my personal favorite is I’m not Alright, which is a delightfully iconoclastic song which takes sharp jabs at the simpering pricks who would like to label anyone with backbone and heart as insane.

Criticisms: None.

Conclusion: This is that rare album that will actually make you a better person the more you listen to it.  If you enjoy rock or metal even a little bit, then I vehemently recommend that you get a hold of a copy of this album.  This is probably the best album in the genre to have been published in 2012.  This is a metal masterpiece.


I know that you know me well;
Always watching me like a beast in a cage.
When you stare into my eyes,
Do you see in me a kindred of your soul?

Though my bars I cannot see,
Though your hand of iron is in velvet wrapped,
I feel your constant presence.
A scream of mighty rage wells up within me.

I’ve spoken with your angels;
They do know me well; they have smiled upon me.
We have worshiped The Power.
Together we imbibe The Blood Sacrifice.

Good and Evil I have Known.
I Know The Power is taken, not bestowed.
Blood is my inheritance.
The numbers align — illuminate my soul.

I welcome the Destroyer.

May He come soon.