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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Thursday, 12 July 2007 at 0h 47m 57s

A letter to Bud Selig

I love baseball. I spend a lot of time paying attention to what the players do and who is playing well every year. But lately the corporate takeover of our society has become invidious.

So I wrote a letter to Bud Selig. I got his address and sent it to him today. Will he read it? I don't know, but I did leave my return address.

Here is the letter I wrote.

Dear Commissioner Selig,

When will insidious corporate collusion with baseball come to an end?

Creating ways to allow corporations to advertise is an ongoing disgrace. I don't want to hear about cereal or exxon-mobil or DHL delivery or anything not related to baseball when the game is being played on TV. Does every inning have to pose some creative way to raise funds via a corporate advertizement? Next thing you know everytime the pitcher throws a pitch, it will be called the Mastercard strike or the Federal-Express ball . . . or is that already in the works?

And now you even want baseball fans to pay for a "chance" dream trip with Joe Shmuck (Buck) to the world series. Has become mlb lottery central?

Okay, well here is my "dream" ... for free.

My dream consists of first firing generic self-presumed sports jock Joe Buck. Hell, even Don Sutton's son is funny. Joe Schmuck's contrived, phony analysis smacks of a public relations campaign crossed with a cosmetic specialist. He acts like he knows all just because he's gotten a golden ride in the media scene thanks to his father. Every sentence the man utters has to present some concocted trivial issue at the expense of his own integrity. And he is ridiculously un-entertaining when he isn't mouthing off the agenda of his media bosses.

Why don't we just paste corporate logos on the eyeballs of these newscasters who couldn't make it in the big leagues, but somehow think they have a basis for their ridiculous opinions.

I have a dream that someday Major League Baseball will not be the scripted rigid event that media corporations want so they can hang advertising dollars everywhere in the name of profit.

When the priorities of the game become profit-driven only, you slowly eat away at the soul of the things that gave life to the game, until suddenly there is nothing left but a few bones and over-used anecdotes.

At least I can turn the sound off, but please spare me the revenue generating hype. The great game of Baseball deserves better.

On a positive note, I do commend you on the excellent job you've done integrating baseball through the web. You have done a good job, it's just that I think you might be overlooking something, and that is why I am sending you this letter.


Gino Napoli

Thursday, 12 July 2007 at 21h 20m 53s

Why Arnold is a phony

Click here and here for the story.

So after getting away with his serial-gropping and abhorent intimidation of women in the film industry, Arnold comes to office on the back of accusing Gray Davis of special interests, and then proceeds to fund raise from special interests from Energy, Oil, and big Insurance firms. Twice the amount of Gray Davis in fact.

Oh, but his wife is a third generation Kennedy. Yea, and how many love letters get send to the satanist Night Stalker: Richard Ramirez.

Arnold enters office mouthing hard about how he is gonna do something "for da people" by ending the $75 yearly car tax. The responsible person's who worked for the state transportation balked at the deficit this would create in the budget, but Arnie refused to increase taxes elsewhere. The very day Arnie became governor, he made a big spectacle about removing this car tax.

Meanwhile he quietly dropped the $9 billion lawsuit against the Energy companies that rigged the 2001 Energy crisis which left the state stuck with a $14 billion deficit.

Eventually, the governor had to reinstate the car tax because he couldn't figure out how make up the deficits, and he also realized that the state transportation funds are what most local communities see. A lot of unfinished construction projects all over the state would not be good for his political future, you see.

His administration touted buying 1,138 "flex-fuel" vehicles for state employees, without installing a single pump where they could actually be filled with high-ethanol E85 fuel. And the state has failed to meet a deadline, set in 2003, to install solar energy equipment on state buildings by January 2007.

In fact, Arnie still drives a non-converted Land Rover. You'd think he'd want to symbolize his image, but I suppose he believes the corporate media will brainwash "da people" for him.

Fact is, Arnold fought the Carbon-Reduction bill that he currently gets credit for in the national media. All year long Arnie's emmisaries to the legislature quibbled over every single thing they could. They bickered over the meaning of words. They broke-off contacts and then Arnie would go to a news camera and talk about how the "Democrats" aren't negotiating in good faith, and need to put party above politics. Then finally at the end of the summer when the legislative session was nearing to a close, Arnie actually threatened to veto the bill. But he thought better of it and signed.

And last week we find out how genuine was his intent to support the bill. Arnie is pressuring liberal interpretations and postponements. Just like the Clean Air Act was ignored by the 20,000 Coal fired Electric plants for 40 years, this law is being treated by Arnie as a ticket to "greeness" while he is deconstructing the intent behind the scenes. He didn't even meet with the chairperson of the implementation committee over the entire 18 months before pressuring her to resign when she wasn't flexible enough. Read the links above.

Arnold is a phony. Currently he is trying to pretend like he cares about Health Care for all citizens, until you actually bother reading to what his interests are proposing. Basically, it is a subsidized payment scheme for private insurance companies. The onus of the law is on the individual, who by law will have to buy insurance. Instead of making all citizens part of a single pool, the governor's plan wants to support private insurance premiums and give price reductions for poor people -- which will only recreate the same two-tiered system of care that currently exists.

Single-payer national health-care is very simple. Tax businesses and individuals and build up a fund to pay for the costs of the health-care of the citizens. The system would be cheaper for everyone, and would also run more effectively because Hospitals and doctors could practice patient care instead of taking the orders from the private insurance companies who haggle over the bills so they increase share-holder profits. Arnie's health-care proposals will once again distort the distribution of health-care by the allocation of priorities to the profits of the insurance companies.

Thursday, 12 July 2007 at 0h 23m 54s

You tell the liars they lie

Go Mike. Go.

Click here for Michael Moore's factual destruction of the hit piece that CNN was paid to air by their Big Pharma advertisers.

It's simply amazing how these so called "experts" like Sanjay Gupta are supposed to appear as unbiased devotee's to the truth, when 95% of what they say turns out to be unambiguously false or downright dishonest. The overpaid spladed news host turns to the jackal in experts clothing who agrees. Hey, how about that. And notice how confident the wide smiling liars present themselves.

But look into the eyes and you see the fire of satan burning bright.

Wednesday, 11 July 2007 at 23h 39m 24s

Mark Twain is worth listening too

After all, he was alive when the Philip Randolph Hearst newspaper chain and Rockefeller oil company / New York Financial Kings sold the "splendid little war" and then virtually annexed the Philipines and Cuba for 50 years.

Maybe this is why General Petraeus and the neo-con "crazies" keep saying we'll be in Iraq for 50 years -- stealing the oil, of course.

Friday, 29 June 2007 at 2h 0m 59s

National health care now

Go here to read a the house bill, HR 676 that was put together by John Conyers.

God bless John Conyers. He is a true patriot.

Tuesday, 26 June 2007 at 0h 24m 43s

I couldn't have said it better myself

Political tags - such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth - are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire -- Robert A. Heinlein

Tuesday, 12 June 2007 at 18h 0m 22s

Lest we forget about Afghanistan

From Time

KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghan police mistakenly thought U.S. troops on a nighttime mission were Taliban fighters and opened fire on them, prompting U.S. forces to return fire and call in attack aircraft, killing seven Afghan police, officials said Tuesday.

U.S.-led coalition and Afghan troops, meanwhile, killed more than 24 suspected Taliban fighters during an eight-hour battle in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the coalition said.

The Taliban control all of Afghanistan except parts of Kabul, and 2 or 3 American bases in the North and Southwest. Ex-oil CEO puppet President Hamid Karzai is barely the mayor of Kabul. He rarely ventures out of the well guarded Presidential palace except for a few staged hours before the cameras. Recently mortar shells came within 300 feet of a heavily guarded outdoor speaking engagement.

Is this "fighting for freedom" or protecting the "freedom" to own the mineral extraction rights from other lands?

Tuesday, 12 June 2007 at 17h 51m 59s

Those friendly Sunni insurgents

From yahoo

BAGHDAD - Suspected Sunni insurgents bombed and badly damaged a span over the main north-south highway leading from Baghdad on Tuesday — the third bridge attack in as many days in an apparent campaign against key transportation arteries.

The attack occurred 35 miles south of Baghdad and just six miles south of a bridge brought down on Sunday by what was believed to be a suicide truck bomber. Three U.S. soldiers guarding that bridge were killed in Sunday's blast.

What do you expect when the Saudi's are funding the Sunni militias? Why would they love us when we are free-lance arresting and torturing all young males to intimidate the population? It's not about "getting information" because you NEVER get good information from torture. That's not the purpose of prison camps and secret torture rooms. You get information from spies and strategic infiltration. You torture and create prison camps to intimidation and control a population.

Thursday, 7 June 2007 at 12h 22m 56s

What is caging?


In 2004, BBC News published a report showing that Griffin led a “caging” scheme to suppress the votes of African-American servicemembers in Florida.

The skinny: they were sending letters to the addresses of black servicemembers, and when the letter came back returned (because the servicemembers were in Iraq) they removed the names from the voter registration roles.

Tim Griffin has also recently joined the Fred Thompson campaign. They are going to pretend he is not an ex-10 year lobbyist insider and make him into a mythological folksie talking point. Why else is the Fred Thompson campaign attracting all of the Rove minions in the arts of anti-democratic tactics?

Tuesday, 5 June 2007 at 0h 24m 51s

75,000 Cattle recalled

Because of e-coli contamination. And guess what, it is directly the result of feeding the cattle corn and using anti-biotics.

We have a food safety crisis on the horizon.

We made that crisis. We've built a system that produces unsafe food. Now we've got to figure out a way to fix it.

Click here to read more and learn.

Click here for a site that offers cool animation covering the various issues about meat.

And Click here for an excellent story by the christian science monitor about how corn production is causing monstrous health, livestock, and agricultural problems.