frankilin roosevelt

It's not about being liberal or conservative anymore y'all. That is a hype offered by the fascist whores who want to confuse the people with lies while they turn this country into an aristocratic police state. Some people will say anything to attain power and money. There is no such thing as the Liberal Media, but the Corporate media is very real.

Check out my old  Voice of the People page.

Gino Napoli
San Francisco, California
High School Math Teacher

Loyalty without truth
is a trail to tyranny.

a middle-aged
George Washington

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Sunday, 24 September 2006 at 15h 5m 46s

Having a good attitude

Most of life is sheer attitude. You find yourself in situations you can't change, you happen upon a streak of bad luck, but nevertheless no matter what you do the events will still occur as they did occur. But your attitude, your will, does not have to change, because who and what you are does not change unless you permit yourself to change.

Now if you decide upon a course of action and then suffer the consequences, your decision does have the power of change, because you will forever have to acknowledge the choice and the consequences. This is different from external events, or matters that do not originate from your own decisions. When events result from the consequences of our own decisions we do not have the option of attitude, because we are forever tied to the linkages that led to the events and so therefore we must always reflect or protect against these realizations. Sometimes this leads us to blame others or form some rigid moral paradigm through which everything must be judged.

Events that are random do not engender this type of psychology. Which makes me wonder, is all of human irrationality really just based upon the evolution of some decision or set of decisions made in response to certain events?

Sunday, 24 September 2006 at 14h 46m 51s

It's looking good

Saturday, 23 September 2006 at 16h 42m 43s

They knowingly broke the law.

Day one : put into 40 degree Fahrenheit room, walk in room once every two hours and throw cold ice onto prisoner

Day two: put bag over head of prisoner and hog-tie prisoner, than leave out in hot sun all day.

Day three: put a plastic bag over the prisoner, tie the prisoner to the board,lift the board so prisoner is upside down, and then pour water over the plastic or dunk into tub of water so that prisoner can feel like drowning

Day four: shackle prisoners hands upward against the wall so that the prisoner cannot sit down without pain

Day five: hook wires up to the testicles of the prisoner, and than have them stand on a box for a couple of hours at a time

Day six: put collars on prisoners necks and drag them around a court yard, throw them down and let dogs nip at them to tear their flesh, then beat them with billy sticks, and even violate their anus with sticks


Now, who is it that doesn't know the difference between torture and coerced interrogation ?

All of these events have been documented as not just random acts, but, even according to the military's own investigation, as part of a systematic design.

THE SUPREME COURT, ELITIST AS IT IS, AGREED. It really isn't too hard to understand.

Bush broke the law, and allowed Rumsfeld and the gang to violate the Geneva conventions. Bush's own lawyer (now Attorney General) Alberto Gonzales even warned them they were breaking the law to the point that he advised them to prepare to be indicted.

They knowingly broke the law. Don't people go to jail for that?

Tuesday, 19 September 2006 at 19h 1m 48s

The human food chain

We as a people need to communicate. The species has developed sounds and visual symbols representing the sounds, both of which inately represent ideas and specifics of the human experience. At a macro-level, each nation is tied into itself via a panorama of multiple networks. Some of these are the media : television, radio, newspapers, books, and magazines. Some of these are institutional : churches, schools, governments, buildings and businesses. Some of these are physical : family, friends, the president, the store clerk, the police officer, the fireman, and whatever genre, race, or stereotype we care to cast the human species into.

All of these "tie-ins" to the culture are just a larger version of our species ability to communicate in complex, abstract ways. Birds have their songs, cats their meows, and dogs their barks, but these all convey merely a small number of basic emotions without much depth or elaboration. Nothing can be comparable to the human vocabularies, of which there are more than 250 basic grammatical structures across the entire planet. Humans even celebrate the differences through art, where there are various card playing pets seated around a card table, or fishes able to talk and organize complicated excursions with many different ocean species. Being the dominant Earth species, we are just walking apes who have colonized all the land masses. And now, as we stare at stereotyped roles on the television sitcoms, as we collectively sift through the hysterical and the inane in the ether of the communication food chain, we are really no different than fish living in some 12th dimensional beings aquarium, waiting for the small flakes that get put in the water twice a day.

Monday, 18 September 2006 at 17h 25m 12s

The Championship game

The 2006 Nawlins battle will be determined this week. My team is the nawlins napsters.

Already today, my 3rd Baseman, Aramis Ramirez of the Chicago Cubs, is 2 for 2, with a home run and 4 rbi's. I hope this trend continues. You never know. Aramis might get only 2 more singles the rest of the week. That's baseball.

Not like anyone else cares but me. I'll post the winner next week.

Saturday, 16 September 2006 at 13h 43m 48s

We can do what we want

Friday, 15 September 2006 at 10h 41m 15s

You are what you eat

You know what television entertainment programming really is ... manufactured populism, because rather than stimulating people to occupy their time with something that is self-initiated, the television is meant to merely pacify its victims while it feeds your mind with fantasies and illusions. Take a panoply of gender stereotypes, cast them into a few predetermined roles, and then pack weeks, months, even years of time into a single hour. And what you see is a suggested reality, created by the vision of individuals because the camera cannot convey the exactitude of the moment. This can be a highly brilliant, insightful depiction of life, but instead the vast machine of Hollywood manufactures a daily ether world of heroes, villainy, and everyday people.

Which reminds me of that stupid contemporary commercial of a family with glowing TV ratings on their head that is currently shown in between the baseball games I stream on broadband. How ridiculous is the premise that TV is something we have to "protect" our kids from, because they might get exposed to the raunchy, sexist real world. Certainly those magazines on the rack at the Supermarket check-out line don't have barely clothed women advertizing their cleavage. Certainly the average commercial isn't skirting the edge between blatant promiscuity and overt pornography. So from what exactly are the children being saved?

To me, this is just another PR campaign by the cable companies. You know the one's that preach the high tone of higher standards, but have yet to actually act like they bother to enforce or ensure them. Just like McDonald's trying to convince everyone that their food is a great experience for the kiddies, or that their stale coffee is exotically fresh. Fresh. I love that word. As if the very notion that something being "fresh" makes it better or different than the norm, rather than something you should actually take for granted.

Ah ... Nothing like fresh bad coffee from a smiling uniformed and underpaid maiden who started work at 4 O'Clock in the morning so that lazy, indolent people can drive thru and pick up some phosphate enhanced processed food product.

Which is exactly what I generally think of 99.9999% of Hollywood : fresh bad coffee and really unhealthy food. Every year the tube networks pump out the shows, even changing them frequently to keep the content "fresh", but it's like a ride at the amusement park where you remain seated the entire time absorbing the content. Gradually this content becomes the everyday background noise, since all that is absorbed by the mind becomes one with that mind by the very essence of the contact. We cannot separate our self from what we experience with the senses. The notion of being able to "control" this experience is ridiculous, because you cannot separate yourself from your experience. If the phenomenom goes into your eyes and ears, your mind has registered a recognition, and your thoughts have to interact with that which has been recognized. We are, we become, what we choose to imbibe.

Thursday, 14 September 2006 at 19h 56m 27s

It's happening all over again

I get home today, and this is what I read in the Washington Post [here]

U.N. inspectors investigating Iran's nuclear program angrily complained to the Bush administration and to a Republican congressman yesterday about a recent House committee report on Iran's capabilities, calling parts of the document "outrageous and dishonest" and offering evidence to refute its central claims.

Officials of the United Nations' International Atomic Energy Agency said in a letter that the report contained some "erroneous, misleading and unsubstantiated statements." The letter, signed by a senior director at the agency, was addressed to Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-Mich.), chairman of the House intelligence committee, which issued the report. A copy was hand-delivered to Gregory L. Schulte, the U.S. ambassador to the IAEA in Vienna.

The IAEA openly clashed with the Bush administration on pre-war assessments of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. Relations all but collapsed when the agency revealed that the White House had based some allegations about an Iraqi nuclear program on forged documents.

After no such weapons were found in Iraq, the IAEA came under additional criticism for taking a cautious approach on Iran, which the White House says is trying to build nuclear weapons in secret. At one point, the administration orchestrated a campaign to remove the IAEA's director general, Mohamed ElBaradei. It failed, and he won the Nobel Peace Prize last year.

To great applause throughout Europe, I might add.

If you can't see where this administration is headed then God help you when you finally see them for the lying hoodlums that they are. This administration was 100% completely wrong in Iraq. The IAEA was 100% completely right.

But go ahead, believe the chuckling man who sits in the cockpit while he and his goons fly this plane out of orbit. When everything goes completely wrong again you can still blame all your mistakes on the opposition -- those whiny Democrats who warned you beforehand.

The report was never voted on or discussed by the full committee. Rep. Jane Harman (Calif.), the vice chairman, told Democratic colleagues in a private e- mail that the report "took a number of analytical shortcuts that present the Iran threat as more dire -- and the Intelligence Community's assessments as more certain -- than they are."

Privately, several intelligence officials said the committee report included at least a dozen claims that were either demonstrably wrong or impossible to substantiate. Hoekstra's office said the report was reviewed by the office of John D. Negroponte, the director of national intelligence.

Negroponte's spokesman, John Callahan, said in a statement that his office "reviewed the report and provided its response to the committee on July 24, '06." He did not say whether it had approved or challenged any of the claims about Iran's capabilities.

Mind you, this is the same Negroponte who oversaw the death squad operations in Honduras in the 1980's. Now he is director of National Intelligence, the new agency created to oversee the operations of the CIA, FBI, and Homeland Security.

Can you say Adolph Eichmann?

Friday, 8 September 2006 at 21h 7m 27s

A rhetorical question

Answer the following question (don't cheat)

  1. 1975-1959
  2. 1953-1950
  3. 1945-1941
  4. 1918-1917
  5. 1865-1861
  6. 1783-1775
  7. ????-2001

Now for the question : disregarding all of the minor military engagements in between, which one of the above is not like the others ?

Sunday, 3 September 2006 at 17h 53m 0s

About the plane that hit the Pentagon

I also put together a paper about the plane that hit the Pentagon. I analyzed the energy it would take to vaporize the aluminum plane that was said to have occured.

Go here if you want to read it.

Now mind you the Aluminum did not just melt, it boiled. Aluminum vaporizes at 2519C (4566.2F.) At less than half this temperature all living flesh and carbon-based items would vaporize without a trace -- because at those temperatures there is enough heat to cause the carbon in our organic body cells to unite with free oxygen. Yet the government insists it gathered DNA identification of 96 of the passengers on the plane that hit the Pentagon. I even heard a spokesperson for the debunker911 folks reiterate this meme.

How could they have gotten DNA if the DNA would have been completely destroyed when the Aluminum of the plane supposedly vaporized in the one hole of the Pentagon?


This is unbelievable for even a friend of mine who vehemently disagrees with 98 percent of my thinking on these matters. If the wings folded up along with the two 9 ton engines and if the entire plane then vaporized in that one hole of the Pentagon, then how on Earth could they have gotten DNA samples? The DNA, all organic matter, AND all materials with a specific heat less than Aluminum would have all chemically burned into combustion gases and water vapor. There would have been no cell structures or DNA intact.