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, 21 December 2006 at 7h 1m 54s

A short poem at 5:47 am Pacific Coast Time

We are animals,
congealed molecules of life's plasma
that slither over the sculptured crevasses we call our world.

Satisfied with nothing,
we take pleasure like claiming luggage at the airport
knowing what is inside the suitcase
while hastily pacing to the taxicab waiting area outside the terminal.

Tuesday, 19 December 2006 at 22h 25m 3s

Happy Holidays

Wednesday, 13 December 2006 at 18h 1m 41s

My modus operandi

I often engage in blog commentary with a few political blogs. I suppose I'm something of a political junkie. It is an extension of my thirst for knowledge. I just have to know. I've always been this way.

Anyway, I made this fly-by statement in an evisceration of a troll who hangs out and makes stupid statements.

I only believe what is true. I can always prove that what I believe is true. If I am not sure about something, I will say so. If I am speculating (watch out, big word) I will say so.

And most importantly, on the odd occasion when I am wrong (it does happen) I will admit I am wrong, because the truth might be hard to accept, but it is far better to accept the truth than to lie to yourself and live in morbid denial of what is inescapably true.

The pursuit of truth and knowledge is neverending. We are on this Earth to achieve time to learn and understand, keeping the mantle of humanity burning. There is and never will become a point at which you can finally stop and say that you have achieved complete understanding. A so-called "expert" is really only a person who knows more than almost everyone else, or (in the case of math or sciences) makes the least amount of mistakes. Keep in mind that some people are amazingly encyclopedic in one or a few areas, but have scant details about much else.

It is impossible to learn everything, but you must still try.

Wednesday, 13 December 2006 at 19h 32m 27s

A primer about Salvadore Allende, Augustin Pinochet, and Chile

  1. Salvadore Allende
  2. School of the Americas ties with Pinochet
  3. more of the same
  4. School of the Americas
  5. A timeline of the Chilean coup d'etat

Chile is a long, thin country on the West side of the South American Andes mountains. It rises up more than half of the North-south distance of South America, and is actually the nation with the largest North-south distance in the world. Notice how the top of Chile is above Paraguay and Argentina.

Tuesday, 12 December 2006 at 18h 3m 57s

Rummy, the Donald, AKA hypocrite

This is from, a site you must visit EVERYDAY. -----

In a new interview posted on, conservative columnist Cal Thomas asks outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, “With what you know now, what might you have done differently in Iraq?” Rumsfeld offers a remarkable response:

I don’t think I would have called it the war on terror. I don’t mean to be critical of those who have. Certainly, I have used the phrase frequently. Why do I say that? Because the word ‘war’ conjures up World War II more than it does the Cold War. It creates a level of expectation of victory and an ending within 30 or 60 minutes of a soap opera. It isn’t going to happen that way. Furthermore, it is not a ‘war on terror.’ Terror is a weapon of choice for extremists who are trying to destabilize regimes and (through) a small group of clerics, impose their dark vision on all the people they can control.

Leaving aside the fact that Rumsfeld himself used the phrase "war on terror" a number of times (follow the link): remember, these people describe themselves everytime they describe the "enemy."

Here is the poignant quote : "Terror is a weapon of choice for extremists who are trying to destabilize regimes and (through) a small group of clerics, impose their dark vision on all the people they can control."

Ah ha. The corporate fascist clique uses false flag operations as a "weapon of choice" in order to "destabilize" the democracy of the United States, all of this done by the "small group" of neo-con "clerics" who impose their strategic plans "on all the people they can control."

Amazing. Isn't it.

Read Wayne Madsen in the blog list on the right side. He is an ex-Naval Officer ex-NSA government bureaucrat who blew the whistle on the Navy's colussion with the NSA via spy ships back in the early 1980's. When you have to read this site, you have to keep in mind that this is a government insider with contacts inside the government. He should be considered the honest version of the report.

Tuesday, 12 December 2006 at 19h 22m 25s

Did you hear this in the news?

Did you hear this in the news today?

[translated from the French, in Le Monde]

On Sunday , 10th December, the Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani, strongly rejected the compromise with Iraq mentioned in the report put out by Baker- Hamilton commission, and considered that "it undermines the sovereignty of Iraq."

Mr. Talabani judged the text injust. "It contains dangerous articles which undermine the sovereignty of Iraq. I reject the report in it's entirety," he affirmed. Mr. Talabani notably denounced the proposal to imply that the fall of the Baathist regime of Saddam Hussein had something to do with the current political process in Iraq, which according to him, "asserts itself against the long history of the Iraqi people rising up against the dictator."

Le Monde is the Corporate paper in France. You have to read it with care because the story quite often gets craftily edited and blemished with non-quoted attributions to amorphous persons like "some people" or "according to some" , for example.

Tuesday, 12 December 2006 at 18h 42m 32s

Today's word is ...

cogent (adj.) : forcefully convincing. Pertaining to making a sequence of statements in such a manner that anyone listening would have no choice but to agree.

Examples :

  1. A cogent point.
  2. He cogently decimated his philosophy like a watchmaker dismantling a clock.

Saturday, 9 December 2006 at 12h 28m 58s

Bush listens to no one

except those voices in his head that he calls God.

After rejecting the Baker Iraq War Commission's suggestions, President Bush appears to have created his own commission within the military lead by General Pace, in which ... (hold on tight) ... they actually suggest an increase in order to attempt a final complete take-over of Baghdad.

"Bush listens to nobody. If he is not listening to James Baker, he is listening to nobody. This is a lesson for everyone. If you can't learn this lesson watching this, you are not paying attention. He listens to nobody."

--Sidney Blumenthal, on Sam Seder Show | 8 December 2006.

Good God almighty. The son rejects everyone in the status quo foreign policy establishment. What is next.

Friday, 8 December 2006 at 12h 9m 49s

Absolute corruption

Thanks Bartcop.

In case you don't know who is in the bottle.
The guy on the top is Jack Abramoff, the one man who connected all of the dispersed money rings.

In the next layer, left to right : ex-Senator Majority Leader Bill Frist and Dubya Bush.

The next ... ex House Majority Leader bag man from Texas Tom Delay & Michael Brown, Bush's Arabian horse appointee to FEMA.

The next ... ex K-street House Republican consigliori from Pennsylvania Rick Santorum and Darth Cheney.

Karl Rove is at the bottom.

Friday, 8 December 2006 at 21h 40m 19s

Mayor Nagin of New Orleans

From the USA Today :

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin accused the federal government Wednesday of abandoning its legal obligation to help his city recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

In an interview with USA TODAY's editorial board, Nagin insisted that even the city's most flood-prone areas should be rebuilt — albeit "smarter and safer." He said that can't happen unless promised federal aid begins to flow.

"I'm planning and building for a city that's as large, if not larger, than pre- Katrina levels," he said. "There is (federal) money out in cyberspace, there is money in the mail … but very little of that money has made it to our local governments and our citizens."

Under federal law, he added, the government is obliged to help restore vital infrastructure decimated by the storm, which struck the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005. Nagin said the federal government has approved more than $900 million to rebuild New Orleans' infrastructure, but local officials have not been able to access most of it.

"We're here to say to the federal government: 'Honor the law,' " said Nagin, in Washington to see lawmakers and federal officials.

. . . .

Nagin said local officials are caught in a bureaucratic Catch-22: They can't get the money until projects are underway, but they're unable to issue contracts until they have money in hand to pay for them. So the city hasn't been able to begin critical repairs to roads, public buildings, power systems or other damaged infrastructure