Monday, August 27, 2007

History will be the judge of that

"Even my worst days as attorney general have been better than my father's best days," Gonzales said.

Saturday, August 25, 2007


The German ambassador to the Vatican at the end of WWII. While working for Germany, he was involved in saving 7000 of the 8000 jews in Rome.
Also see book: Special Mission.

Thursday, August 23, 2007

''Don't hate me cause I'm beautiful
Why the fuck not?''

The story of the first designer drug for women, called Roulette!, written on an electric-diesel typewriter.
Out of the meat grinder into solitary.

Elizabeth Wurtzel's previous book was Prozac Nation.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

The Taco Bell terrorist

Padilla to be sentenced Wednesday.
Judge Michael Mukasey concluded that “[t]he duty to disclose knowledge of crime rests upon all citizens” and “is so vital that one known to be innocent may be detained, in the absence of bail, as a material witness.”
In re Application of the United States for a Material Witness Warrant, 213 F. Supp. 2d 287, 299 (S.D.N.Y. 2002).
"In the absence of bail" means "if bail cannot be arranged".
In Mr. Padilla's case, unfortunately, it could not be arranged.
And he can be cuffed and hooded, as appropriate...


Saturday, August 18, 2007

Friday, August 17, 2007

Thursday, August 16, 2007


Cf: Nine nations, 1981.


Jose Padilla, in the control of US agents, deprived of his senses,
in solitary for 43 months.
We are a bad country, soon to go the way of the dodo.
Leave now, before you have to take the debt with you.
Is he still even in there?

Friday, August 03, 2007

Where are they now?

H Rap Brown. Jailed for life.