Monthly Archives: June 2007

Farfour Mouse vs Mickey

It’s hard to believe how lost in LaLaLa Land are America’s proZionist conservatives. One big issue for some of them is the supposed ‘hostage taking’ of Mickey Mouse by Gaza Strip’s Farfour Mouse. I’m not making this stuff up either! … Continue reading

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‘The Peace and Stability Industry’ goes to work ‘for’ Darfur

Yes, there is such a creature that calls itself ‘The Peace and Stability Industry‘. The ‘International Peace Operations Association’ considers themselves to be just that. And they’re for ‘Saving Darfur’. The money for the Justice and Peace Darfur benefit tomorrow … Continue reading

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Impeach! Goodbye Dems.

Bush is claiming Executive Privilege in refusing to shed light on the possible nefarious dealing of his underlings. The press describes any investigation at an impasse “until one side or the other blinks.” Nonsense. Impeach!   Cheney surprises everyone by … Continue reading

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A Star is Born

On June 29, 1930, Helen and Marie Smythe, my mother and aunt, were born in the Bronx, New York. Sixty-five years later it was Lara Elisabeth Walden’s turn. Happy birthday to all my sweet girls!

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Oops! We missed the target…

So sorry. We missed the target… but there was nefarious activity there. The title to this reportage on MSN is… ‘Attack that killed kids likely missed target- Officials: Military knew children were present but considered risk worth it’ That even … Continue reading

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Pornology- is it available at Poor Richards?

I just learned about this book, Pornology, over at alternet where they had an article about it. So I’m wondering whether I should go over to Poor Richard’s and get a copy? You see, like so many sad individuals of … Continue reading

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The Warsaw Ghetto was a two-state solution and so is Gaza

For many years the world got hood winked into thinking that a two-state solution was supposedly the viable option in the Middle East. The thinking went that this was the only thing that the Jewish population of Israel would agree … Continue reading

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Sartorial Elegance

Who can resist a Peruvian man exhibiting a sense of personal style and a proficiency with the pan flute? Not me. At least not at that moment.

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Anger over Cheney’s privates montage

The stampeding elephant keeps sailing on! Dick Cheney claims that he is above the law and can do anything, even pretending that the office of vice president is not part of the executive branch of the government. That in mind, … Continue reading

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How sick!

For lack of a $5 round of antibiotics, a disease called Noma can do this to a kid… Photo of Noma infection Meanwhile, the US spends how much on killing people in Iraq and Afghanistan alone? And some want the … Continue reading

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Mayors take a stand kind of, and so does the J&P kind of

US Conference of Mayors Takes a Stand: Out of Iraq! …kind of…and so does the J&P. Today at the city council meeting, I couldn’t find anybody attending and speaking out other than myself from the J&P… kind of. Tomorrow at … Continue reading

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Mohammed Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini’s legacy

Yasser Arafat’s legacy is death. Fatah is now completely connected with total betrayal in the eyes of the Palestinians. How could it be otherwise now that the US and Israel are all that props up this monstrous remnant of the … Continue reading

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Condoleezza Rice pushes for US into Sudan intervention

The liberals pushing for US/ European ‘action’ on Darfur seem totally delusional. Right now, they are pressuring Rice and Bush to do what Rice and Bush want to do anyway, which is to push US governmental intervention into Sudan. The … Continue reading

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Map of GDP comparisons

How does the US economy compare with other countries? Check out The Map. Kind of explains the US ruling elites’ addiction to imperialism. East Timor has the distinction of being the world’s most pitiable economy, closely followed by other places … Continue reading

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John Howard, Australia’s lunatic leader

Just what type of man is John Howard, Prime Minister of Australia? The answer is that he is the spitting public image of George W. Bush, our own lunatic president. In other words, he’s a bumpkin fool. Here he is, … Continue reading

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Comfortably Numb

Sitting in a puffy leather Barca-lounger, jacked full of Valium and Demerol, God Doctor enters the room. He squats down so that we are at eye level, introduces himself (as if I don’t know who he is..I’ve driven to Denver … Continue reading

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Two States Why?

For the last several decades, the dominant ‘solution’ proposed to ‘Holy Land’ conflict has been the idea of having Two States. Far from that having brought about peace to the region, it has brought about increased hatred, injustice, and conflict. … Continue reading

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Let me show you Bad Writing

Poor Richard writes that his bookstore will neither carry the Ted Haggard expose nor host a book signing by its author Mike Jones, sex worker to reluctant habitue, Ted Haggard. Skorman can do what he wishes, but to say the … Continue reading

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Dragging antiwar vets through the mud

Here below is the case of an antiwar vet being dragged through the mud. ……… Ron: What are the potential punishments if they bust you? Liam: It is basically a black eye on my record that makes it difficult to … Continue reading

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Vacation en Nicaragua

This post is dedicated to a good friend who got me thinking of Central America once again. It is about a vacation to Nicaragua and more. Let’s start with a beautiful concert at the height of Hope in the early … Continue reading

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Mystical Machu Picchu

I’ve seen it in books, but it’s hard to describe how I felt when I actually saw it. Mists swirling around, emerald green grass, orchids overgrowing the Inka Trail, alpacas standing in our way. Mostly I felt a surreal connection … Continue reading

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War is always about betrayal

A Culture of Atrocity by Chris Hedges talks about how occupation troops tend to psychologically drift from being a killing machine (fighting machine directed at the other soldiers of the ‘other side’) towards being a murder machine ( a group … Continue reading

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US Military Spy on Hundreds of Antiwar Demos

The Pentagon spied on hundreds of antiwar demos says the ACLU. Unfortunately, many activists in the proPeace crowd (and even the ACLU itself) seem to act as if they cannot draw the logical conclusions from this and act accordingly. Instead … Continue reading

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The General’s Report- General Taguba, American hero

The General’s Report really shows how the top Pentagon command and leaders of the Bush Administration fully authorized and supported the continued use of torture on American held Prisoners of War held at Abu Ghraib. They should all be in … Continue reading

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Cynthia McKinney 2008, I think I love you!

As a powerful antidote against the nonsensical Juneteenth Day event here in Colorado Springs, thank you, Cynthia McKinney, woman in Green. This is a powerful speech, where she talks about COINTELPRO, the police, and how crappy America currently is now. … Continue reading

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