Tuesday, September 30, 2008

The dog that didn't bark

The US dollar continued to gain strength
despite the failure of the bailout.

Siebel Edmonds

Another loose thread, some 9/11 related

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Drill, baby, drill

Is downing a six-pack to fix your hangover.

Friday, September 26, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008

The silver lining, or
The upside side of down

[full article]
1. The End of American Empire
  The US will not be able to afford a global military presence.
2. Energy Availability
  A depression will force down demand.
3. From Offshoring to Onshoring
  After we default, no country will sell to us.
4. Decreasing Income Disparities
  The rich will lose their shirts, like everybody else.
5. We’re Headed There Anyway
  Might as well be happy.

Monday, September 22, 2008

John Bolton says we never said.

Bush never said Saddam was an "imminent threat". [article]
And in 2004, then-Director of the CIA George Tenet defended his organization's prewar estimates of Saddam Hussein's military might by saying, "They never said there was an imminent threat."

Friday, September 19, 2008

David Addington

Addington was the man behind the illegal wiretap policy.
Behind Addington? The Cheney.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

CIA and cocane

Think Iran-Contra was the end of CIA drug trade?
Or that those who are above the law will not be attracted to drugs?
Drug plane crashes.

Friday, September 12, 2008

The Inquisition

called by
Pope George II

Part of the Bush Doctrine
When He speaks, ex cathedra, as Commander
his views cannot be challenged.

Bush opposed investigating 911

He did not want to pull on that thread.
For good reason.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Pagan Rome killed many Christians

As has Christian Rome.
Compared with the persecution of heresy in Europe from 1227 to 1492,
the persecution of Christians by Romans in the first three centuries after Christ
was a mild and humane procedure...
  We must rank the Inquisition along with the wars and persecutions of our time
as among the darkest blots on the record of mankind...
Will Durant

Status of forces / IRAQ - draft version

courtesy of democracy now
translated by Raed Jarrar (AFS)

We have to stop destabilizing democracy

[29:15] Trouble in Haiti.

Something is hinky

Letterman on global warming: Been nice knowing you.
[The interview with T. Friedman] is also good.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

God hopes for peace

[56:00] IVAW member, who served at Abu Ghraib.

Monday, September 08, 2008

Larry Everest

[28:30] The economy is not the issue.

Sunday, September 07, 2008

To kill the other half

I can hire one half of the working class to kill the other half.
Jay Gould

Saturday, September 06, 2008

Right to bear cameras

The government correctly sees photos to be subversive.

Friday, September 05, 2008

The last super power

What about the USA?
Ruined, unless we get a tyrant.

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Free speech: for what it's worth

This wall mural was painted over by the city of Denver just prior to the DNC.   The police claimed it was the work of anarchists.
Located at "The Other Side Arts", 1644 Platte, 2nd floor.
[story] [update]

Our permanent base in Iraq

"The new embassy will serve the same function that the Kinshasa embassy did during the cold war." Jim McDermmott to Jeremy Scahill from the DNC in denver, at 41:41

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Alicia Forrest, CodePink, Denver DNC

Hit with the ever-popular "sucker punch" move.