Interesting choices in a view of our area

Independent filmmaker Jon Jost may have been by our little corner of the planet this summer. I detected three photos of this area on his most recent blog post, which is interesting, to say the least.
I’d be interested in learning his thoughts on why he included in this post about our broken political system three shots of the area: a close up of the spillway on Grand Coulee Dam, the Kieth Powell original eagle mural on the Tee Pee, and the backside of the casino.
Care to speculate?

Jon Jost's Weblog

Hurricane Sandy rolls off the American East CoastGrand Coulee dam, photo JostPhilip GustonGrant Wood

Above photos: J Jost

WeegeeJasper JohnsJost

Russell Means, AIMSusan RothenbergJostThe Real Thing

With the blessings of the Supreme Court’s  Citizens United ruling, which has sanctified money as a form of speech and proscribed any limits for it, the present quadrennial cycle of America’s political landscape has flourished as never before, with literally billions of dollars being spent to broadcast a flood of bile and lies, amplified by the corporate owned “press,” which now merely repeats the calculated sound-bites of the candidates and their PACs and party propaganda organs, and has unleashed a flood worse than that with which Hurricane Sandy inundated New Jersey and New York.  Our electoral system has gone berserk on a hit of endless greenback steroids, and a “politically correct” 4th Estate which seems unable…

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About Scott Hunter

Editor of The Star newspaper in Grand Coulee, observer of life, history, patterns in things that matter.
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