Mariano Pascual

Homepage animated gif. (Yes I am tired of WordPress. Thanks for asking. Click image to animate.)

Mariano Pascual’s website is a tribute to avoiding convention.

The site’s success lies not in its fancy tricks and hidden Easter eggs – although these are top-notch – but in its immediate impact and speed of communication. “I came up

Continue Reading

Brown Bears of Katmai Alaska Meditation

Brown bear fishing (Brown bears fishing in Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA.)

Take a deep breath and immerse yourself in Alaska’s pristine wilderness–the perfect place to meditate. Here in Katmai National Park, you’ll hear birds calling to one another while the waters of the Brooks River cascade over Brooks Falls, slowing to

Continue Reading

What you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this

And so I write the letters and make the calls, I support my friends running for office, I march and volunteer and raise money. This is not always gratifying. Frankly, it feels futile most of the time. It’s hard to

Teach Them a Lesson.

Beating man with stick. (Yes I’m beating you, but it’s for my own good.)

The Guardians of the Great New America invite YOU to join the exciting craze that’s sweeping the nation! An old idea refreshed for your pleasure!

PUNISHMENT.

Yes that’s right. Now you can bathe in the vindictive glory of the new …

Continue Reading

The Supreme Court Looks Away

President Trump and Chief Justice Roberts. (Donald Trump listens while Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy speaks during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House April 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.)

From the New York Review of Books article by David Cole:

When the Trump administration sought to identify persons who had come from the banned countries and engaged in terrorism, it was able to cite one sole suspect who

Continue Reading

There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
—Charles de Montesquieu