Die HomeStapo: Always on my mind

Someone has created a new font that automatically redacts words on the NSA watch list. Some of the words on the list make sense but many are words any of you might use innocently. The NSA loves tracking innocent words because it gives them the excuse to step up surveillance on users of those words, i.e. everyone online. That’s right NSA is tracking all of you for using words on the watch list. Take a look at a partial list of terrorism flag words.

Examples of the words NSA and GCHQ track:
ABC, AK47, ASIS, ASPIC, Atlas, BAR, BOSS, Badges, Bay, Blowpipe, Bob, Bugs Bunny, CCSQ, CCSS, CIA, Chechnya, College, Communication, Cornflower, Cowboy, Croatian, DEA, DISHFIRE, DRA, DREC, Daisy, Dead, ETA, Electron, Explosives, Exxon, FBI, Face, Fax, Fedex, Firefly, Flashbangs, Fox, Girls, Glock, Golf, Guantanamo, Gulf, HALO, HAMAS, HRT, Harvard, Hitwords, IBM, ID, IDEA, IS, ISIS, ISS, Illuminati, Indigo, Information, Jasmine, Jihadis, Joe, KLM, Kenya, Kosovo, Kozole, Lacrosse, Lucifer, MD5, MI6, M60, Malaysia, Marx, Mary, Mexico, Middleman, Montenegro, NASA, NSA, NSWT, Nash, Nerd, Nike, Ortega, PPP, Panoptikon, Passwords, Platform, Police, Prism, Privacy, Pseudonyms, SAFE, SARA, SEAL, SUN, Seen, Speakeasy, Sphinx, Surveillance, TETRA, TNT, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Tokyo, Tor, Trailblazer, UN, Undercover, Upstream, Uzi, Visa, WAS, WASS, Whitewater, York, agencies, ambush, anarchy, anonymous, anthrax, archive, army, assassination, assault, badger, bank, banking, basement, beef, birthday attack, blackjack, blowfish, booth, bunker, camouflage, captain, cards, carnivore, chaining, charcoal, charges, chosen, clandestine, cocaine, codebook, codes, commerce, communication, communications, conspiracy, contacts, credit card, cryptanalysis, crypto, curly, cyanide, cyberpunks, data, dead, detection, detonators, dictionary, division, dynamite, edition, electronic, embassy, emm, encryption, enforcers, enigma, espionage, evasion, explicit, explosives, fedex, fetish, football, fraud, freedom, friday, fumes, fuses, garbage, glock, government, grenades, guest, guns, hacking, hamas, hate, haven, hitwords, honor, hopes, hostages, hrt, illuminati, import, incendiaries, infiltration, information, initiators, intelligence, interception, internet, jihad, keyhole, keywords, law, locks, mailbomb, mania, manifesto, marriage, middleman, military, mines, mission, mole, monarchist, motorcade, munitions, murder, nerd, news, ninja, noise, nuclear, orthodox, package, panoptikon, passwd, password, passwords, picking, police, prescriptions, president, primers, privacy, propaganda, psyops, quarter, rain, rebels, redheads, reflection, rentals, replay, resistance, retina, rockets, sabotage, sardine, sardines, scans, secrecy, secret, seen, semtex, sex, shaped, shrapnel, silencers, site, smuggle, sneakers, sniper, snipers, sniping, speedbump, spook, spookwords, sport, steakout, surveillance, swat, sweep, sweeping, telephone, texas, threat, tiger, timers, tools, top, transactions, transfer, umes, unclassified, undercover, underground, unix, utopia, uzi, virtual, virus, watchers, weapons, weekly, words, world, zen, zip, 1911, 1984, 1997, 3M, 701, 8182, 888, 9mm.

For a complete list or words that can get you on the terrorist watchlist see: Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don’t want the government spying on you

Come on NSA, get out of that dark basement. Join the other Die HomeStapo thugs for some sun and exercise, maybe a little goose stepping. It’ll be good for you. Nobody likes pasty secret police.


PS: Fuck Die HomeStapo and its alcabetical minions, one and all. I’m headed to the toilet. I’ll be thinking of y’all as I shit.

PPS: Alcabetical is intentional. It’s a tribute to one of my HS PE coaches, Mr. Harmon. He always had us line up in alcabetical order so he could take attendance.

Always on my mind

Strange Dreams

My primary quack? prescribed a new drug about 3 weeks back. One of the side effects is strange dreams. Usually memory of the dream fades quickly when I wake. I’m just left with the knowledge I had a weird dream. Until recently the dreams involved strangers. Then I started dreaming of people I knew or knew of. Hang on, this is going to be a long one, a strange dream anthology, but I “get” the girl in the end.

The first dream I remembered was a strange chiropractic dream. I walk in and it’s a theatre setup. Four tables on stage and theatre seating to wait in. Bill Clinton was walking around chatting up people. I didn’t get to talk with him as my chair starts up and drives around the room as I frantically try to stop it or at least steer it. A Dr. finally stops it and adjusts my neck by grabbing my head and lifting straight up until my necks pops. On my way out an Asian receptionist pulls a gun on me and take all my money.

I only recall a short ending fragment of the next. I was with Richard Ruhl​ in his new Mustang, leaving Mark Potillo​’s. We’re driving down a snowy street when a car passes us on the left, hangs a hard right in front of us and crashes into parked cars in a driveway. Rich hit the brakes and never touched him but the drunk staggers out of his wreck, trying to blame RIch for the accident. I woke up as I was dialing 911.

The 3rd had more people I know and was a craft filled dream. I pick up an ‘Ice Diamond’ afghan from a bed. Clipped to it is a Polaroid dated 1987 of Amee Chambers​ looking fine in a bikini. I go into another room and Mom and Amee are lighting dozens of oil candles. I follow Mom into the kitchen and she’s making pies with Christye Von Nida Jefferson​ using gadgets from QVC to make pie crust. One mixes the crust, a wringer device rolls the crust, and another perforates the top crusts with a lattice. Every flat surface in the kitchen is covered with dozens of pies either waiting to go go in the oven or cooling off after baking. I wake up waiting for a cherry pie to cool enough to cut into.

OK, we finally made it to this morning’s dream with denizens of Kennealy’s and another reincarnation. Christopher Gustave​ is working on a big table. I never see his face. He’s always head down working on his piece. He takes a short break from it and makes a shadow box with assorted objects including 4 spark plugs. He hands it to me saying, This is you, Steve.’

In another room a group of people, including the girl,  are pouring over inventory lists, looking for hard to find rare objects that people need. I join in and find they have a obsolete printer cartridge an orphanage in East Berlin needs.

Next we’re at Kennealy’s Pub  Jamming are Donny Bee​,  Bryan Rustle​, 2 drummers, Bill Wheeler with a full kit , behind and to the right  of Bill with a jazz kit is B Darrell Phelps​. There may have been other members in the band. I wasn’t paying much attention. I was involved a hot and heavy performance of dueling tongues with Penny Lane.

I try to talk Penny into going somewhere private and taking it further. She says she has to wait until she turns 18 on 11/22. But she wants me to show up on the 19th to warm up. That’s about 4 months away. I can’t wait.

Stange dreams