Loyalty without truth
is a trail to tyranny.
|Wednesday, 11 July 2007 at 16h 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.
|Thursday, 28 June 2007 at 19h 0m 59s|
National health care now
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.
|Monday, 25 June 2007 at 17h 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 11h 0m 22s|
Lest we forget about Afghanistan
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
Is this "fighting for freedom" or protecting the "freedom" to own the mineral
extraction rights from other lands?
|Tuesday, 12 June 2007 at 10h 51m 59s|
Those friendly Sunni insurgents
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
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
|Thursday, 7 June 2007 at 5h 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
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 17h 24m 51s|
75,000 Cattle recalled
Because of e-coli
what, it is
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
|Tuesday, 5 June 2007 at 15h 45m 18s|
The department of injustice and voter intimidation
This is Bradley Schlozman
Mr. Schlozman's pursuit of fake Missouri voter fraud cases 2 weeks before the
election were so bad that Judge Nannett Laughrey threw it out of court.
On April 14, 2007, a federal judge ruled that a lawsuit pushed by Schlozman
against the Missouri Secretary of State showed “no evidence” voter fraud. “It
is also telling that the United States has not shown that any Missouri resident
was denied his or her right to vote as a result of deficiencies alleged by the
United States,” Judge Nanette Laughrey wrote. “Nor has the United States shown
that any voter fraud has occurred.”
Read more ...
And how about that recent New York Times story that revealed scant evidence of
the "voter fraud" pursued by the politicized Justice Department
WASHINGTON, April 11 — Five years after the Bush administration began a
crackdown on voter fraud, the
Justice Department has turned up virtually no evidence of any organized effort
to skew federal elections, according to court records and interviews.
Here is a
reprint of the article at Acorn.org.
That story was published on April 12th of this year. The day before, another
story was published (on April 11th). It is an odd story.
WASHINGTON, April 10 — A federal panel responsible for conducting election
research played down the findings of experts who concluded last year that there
was little voter fraud around the nation, according to a review of the original
report obtained by The New York Times.
Instead, the panel, the Election Assistance Commission, issued a report that
said the pervasiveness of fraud was open to debate.
two weeks ago, the panel faced criticism for refusing to release another report
it commissioned concerning voter identification laws. That report, which was
released after intense pressure from Congress, found that voter identification
laws designed to fight fraud can reduce turnout, particularly among members of
minorities. In releasing that report, which was conducted by a different set of
scholars, the commission declined to endorse its findings, citing
A number of election law experts, based on their own research, have concluded
that the accusations regarding widespread fraud are unjustified. And in this
case, one of the two experts hired to do the report was Job Serebrov, a
Republican elections lawyer from Arkansas, who defended his research in an e-
mail message obtained by The Times that was sent last October to Margaret Sims,
a commission staff member.
“Tova and I worked hard to produce a correct, accurate and truthful report,”
Mr. Serebrov wrote, referring to Tova Wang, a voting expert with liberal
leanings from the Century Foundation and co-author of the report. “I could care
less that the results are not what the more conservative members of my party
He added: “Neither one of us was willing to conform results for political
For contractual reasons, neither Ms. Wang nor Mr. Serebrov were at liberty to
comment on their original report and the discrepancies with the final, edited
The original report on fraud cites “evidence of some continued outright
intimidation and suppression” of voters by local officials, especially in some
American Indian communities, while the final report says only that
voter “intimidation is also a topic of some debate because there is little
agreement concerning what constitutes actionable voter intimidation.”
The original report said most experts believe that “false registration forms
have not resulted in polling place fraud,” but the final report
cites “registration drives by nongovernmental groups as a source of fraud.”
Here's the link
What is the April 11th story? It is story about a body of appointed political
hacks who are trying to distract the public from the April 12th story. They
hold a news conference where they "played down the findings of experts" without
offering evidence, and contend that facts are somehow "open to debate" even
though they don't offer any of their own to rebute those provided by
the "findings of experts" in the soon to be released April 12th report.
Maybe 70 to 120 persons is the sum total of all the 5 years of hard work by the
partisan Justice Department's witch hunting. The Republicans illegally removed
90,000 felons from Florida voting registration in 2000 because of loose
association with a name from a felon list, despite 3 separate court orders to
cease and desist. "Sproul & Associates has received nearly $500,000 from the
Republican National Committee" to pose as a fake non-profit registration
enterprise that threw away tens of thousands voters who registered Democratic.
The Republicans illegally used "caging" tactics to remove tens of thousands of
voters off the roles in 2004 and 2006.
|Friday, 1 June 2007 at 14h 53m 8s|
About those permanent Military Bases in Iraq
All 14 of them.
Click here and here
And here too.
So, if we are fighting them over there so we don't have to fight them
here then are we also building military bases and prison camps over there
so we don't have to build them here?
Oh, but we have to build and maintain 14 permanent military bases in Iraq
because the world is dangerous, people are trying to kill us, and oceans no
longer protect us.
Hmm. When as the world not been dangerous? It was dangerous in 200 B.C. It
was dangerous in 1812 when the British invaded America and burned Washington
D.C. Oceans didn't protect us in 1941 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.
There are people all over the world who want to kill us, but invading and
occupying a nation to prevent people from killing us will only increase the
numbers of people who want to kill us.
From cbs news [Click here
the $592 million embassy, expected to be completed in September on a chunk of
prime real estate two-thirds the size of Washington's National Mall, will be a
spacious and comfortable facility, albeit dangerous.
Identified as the "Baghdad U.S. Embassy Compound Master Plan," the images show
palm lined paths and green grass gardens, volleyball and basketball courts
outside the Marine post, as well as the swimming pool, all with a view of the
"In total, the 104-acre compound will include over twenty buildings, including
one classified secure structure and housing for over 380 families," the website
It says the compound will include the embassy building, housing, a PX,
commissary, cinema, retail and shopping areas, restaurants, schools, a fire
station, power and water treatment plants as well as telecommunications and
wastewater treatment facilities.
A U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee report last year said embassy
security will be extraordinary: setbacks and perimeter no-go areas will be
especially deep, structures reinforced to 2.5-times the standard, and five high-
security entrances, plus an emergency entrance-exit.
|Thursday, 31 May 2007 at 16h 57m 59s|
Today's word is ....
sardoodledom (SAR-doo-duhl-duhm) noun
Plays having contrived melodramatic plot, concentrating excessively
on the technique to the exclusion of characterization.
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