[This is my contribution to Starting Today: Poems for the First 100 Days, Arielle Greenberg and Rachel Zucker's attempt to give new force to our thinking about the extension of the Ideological State Apparatus today--JB]
It was said by the statistically lawful personalities and charismatic slimes in the Treasury Department as they crafted $2 trillion dollars of new giveaways for the banking industry. . . Yes we can!
It was said by Lt. Something Something Something as he maneuvered his predator drone into position and unloosed a quiver of rockets on the probably terrorist morphologies of the villagers below. . . Yes we can!
It was said backchannel by the Obama administration to the Israeli government in advance of the massacre, in
It was said by the Justice Department when it formally announced that it would continue the Bush administration’s extra-legal detentions of Afghanis at Bagram Airforce Base. . . You betcha!