Monday, August 29, 2005

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Put the camera down
Put the camera down. Now.

Police swat party in Utah. No pics please. [wikinews]

Sunday, August 21, 2005

Philosopy of the mind

John Searle
How exactly do neurobiological processes in the brain cause consciousness.

Friday, August 19, 2005

Serial killer

He was our ally at one time. By mistake.
Are these leaders mistakes?
Saudi Arabia's Abdullah [1]
Russia's Vladimir Putin [2]
China's Hu Jintao [3]
Nigeria's Olusegun Obasanjo [4]

Divine Right of Kings

Divine Right in today's language: National Sovereignty.
"Why is it right that the world takes no action when millions are ... dying in a dictatorship?" Haider asked. "In the Red Zone", p54.

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

Elevated walkways and bikeways

The Highline in New York City.
The cars have taken the earth.
Let's have elevated bikeways and walkways.

Banana Republicans

Richest country.   Poorest government.

Monday, August 15, 2005

The "All Volunteer" army: the War Core

Americans in the Spanish Civil War
Many soldiers are extended against their will via "Stop Loss".

Valerie Plame

is not the largest issue.
That was a "dirty trick", and criminal.
Whose idea was it to forge the Niger "yellow cake" documents?
Italian military intelligence officer Rocco Martini? Let's ask him.
Democracy Now! contemplates Berlusconi as a co-consiprator
Adrianna speculates, darkly, on why Judith won't talk.
Similarly, Cockburn squints at Judy Miller's War
John Dean comments on Karl's problems with Title 18 USC 641.

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Peak coal

500 billion tons is 10 Quintillion BTUs (US share = 2.3 Quint BTUs)
Current USA coal usage is 23 Quadrillion BTUs per year.
2.3 Quints is a 100 year supply if used at the current rate.
Wyoming produces the most coal. The black hills.

What comes before Hydrogen cars?

Coal cars.
What comes after hydrogen cars?
Bike paths.


This was you.

Sunday, August 07, 2005

TV: The whole world is watching

Genocide IS news.[play video]
August 23rd:
Networks refuse to carry ads about themselves. [story]

Saturday, August 06, 2005

Thursday, August 04, 2005

Steven Vincent

Steven writes about the Thugs of Basra
Censorship, jihad style.

Cooling towers

A lot of heat is "lost" making electricity.
Maybe you can see where it goes.