Monthly Archives: September 2010

Transit Authority “Let them Eat Cake” meeting Oct 11

Public meeting that was scheduled for this past Monday, 27 Sep 2010, postponed until Monday after next, the 11th of October. Strong-arm Mayor Rivera and his Puppet Council are pushing to sever Front Range Express, thus ending any chance of … Continue reading

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Unexpurgated then and now.

Because of the massive amount of bigotry, jingoism and violent wishes expressed in reaction to one of our more popular Visitor Attractions showing just a minimal sample of war atrocity in the form of dead Soldiers. Like, what was expected, … Continue reading

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Was Jesus a Muslim (tee-hee)?

Listening to Islamic studies scholar Robert Shedinger taunt the CC audience with whether Jesus may have been a Muslim reminds me of the not-so-old joke about returning the Statue of Liberty to the French, because we’re not using her anymore. … Continue reading

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War Criminals Bush and Cheney coming to the Broadmoor, Oct 4-5, bring shoes!

Should-be jailbirds Darth Cheney and Dubya Bush are coming to Colorado Springs! Monday Oct. 4 and Tuesday Oct. 5 respectively. Each will be the day’s 8:30 AM keynote speaker at the Annual Insurance Leadership Forum held in the Broadmoor Rocky … Continue reading

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Put your dog-lover on a leash

How about a dog collar for dog lovers? If you find companionship in dogs, and read in their faces such “human” qualities as insight and empathy, why not show some empathy yourself and submit to their leash. I don’t mean … Continue reading

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Celebrity Leaders of the Anti-Peasant Crusade

Why is Lou Dobbs considered an “expert” on Immigration, but not Colbert? Now they’re barking because Colbert testified in Congress as an “expert witness”. And say that his only expertise was that he’s a “Celebrity” Say whut? The problem they’re … Continue reading

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Who’s pushing for a Colorado Springs mayor impervious to the will of voters?

COLORADO SPRINGS- News on the local election PR front: The Strong Mayor ballot measure is now being pitched as the “Elected Mayor” initiative. Perhaps quite a few voters in Colorado Springs might easily be convinced that we don’t have that … Continue reading

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R W Lunartic fringe and the Lunar Year

One would think that people who claim to be very pro-Israel (long as them thar jewboys don’t get too uppity) would at least know when the High Holy Days are. Glenn Beck, for instance, Breitbart, Fox News, all of them … Continue reading

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Are FBI raids on activists focused on UNAC strategies?

The UNAC is claiming that recent FBI raids on the offices of various antiwar organizations are linked to those which attended its July conference, an attempt to coordinate national antiwar activities. Even the title of the conference was never pinned … Continue reading

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Our Elitist Friend Beep-beep and the Anti-po’ folk-unholy-Crusade

play in snow aka beep beep Who is leading or at least cheerleading the charge to keep bicyclists from Acacia Park. She wrote in a comment to the Indy that “only ‘the homeless’ have bicycles at Acacia Park”. Which is … Continue reading

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PPLFF says no BDS of Israeli Apartheid

Crap. The Anti-Apartheid BDS campaign targeted Cannes because of it, Hollywood luminaries boycotted the Toronto Film Festival over the same principles in 2009, you’d think the Springs gay community might have paid heed. Instead the 2010 Pikes Peak Lavender Film … Continue reading

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Emma Goldman on Direct Action

Yes it was Emma Goldman who said “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” It was no mere quip. The turn of the last century activist was a fierce advocate of every social reform and was ultimately exiled to … Continue reading

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In honor of World Car-free day…

Which I missed. I did notice while crossing a street that there were more cars than usual on the street. Maybe they DID take notice and decided they wus gonna git them some of them thar Hippie Intelekshuls. But I … Continue reading

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And I thought it couldn’t possibly get worse.

I thought for a long time that some of Shakespeares classic works, those of which are so tragic in scope that it’s worse than dating a Goth on downers, couldn’t possibly be given the Disney Treatment. Then, they popped off … Continue reading

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Can you manage a World Car-Free Day?

The publishers of Car Busters have proclaimed every September 22 to be WORLD CAR-FREE DAY. Consider taking the bus, riding a bike or walking to work today. Where possible, the World Carfree Network suggests you walk in the middle of … Continue reading

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How many dead US soldiers does it take to screw in a light bulb?

It’s hard not to get excited when the Afghans are able to fell nine US soldiers with one stone. But am I glad about the US deaths? I am not. For one, the latest helicopter crash means “2010 is deadliest … Continue reading

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Can a currency system be localized?

A friend of mine is studying alternative money systems in Boulder, and has solicited input from her varied professional circles. Here are the questions she poses about localizing community transactions: What is money? What does money do? What are certain properties … Continue reading

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The Nuke Hysteria “They Stole Our Murder Weapon!”

Waaaaa… NeoCons and NeoConfederates are such whiners. Let’s review the history of The Bomb and see how much of the technology was actually developed by “America”. Hmmmm… Einstein, Europe, Stockholm, Heidlberg, seems most of the technological jigsaw puzzle pieces were … Continue reading

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UN International Day of Peace

SEPTEMBER 20 — Let he who is without complicity in the war crimes committed for Western Imperialism cast the first huzzah. It will be a small party. It is not the custom for murderers to attend the wake.

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Another battle looming for the Very Rich vs. Very Poor?

The Gag-zette, our local Right Wing Extremist “newspaper” ran a fluff piece as a headline Sunday. Saying that draconian laws forbidding poverty to be seen within the walls of Emerald City had “positive results”. Translation: The Rich Bitches are about … Continue reading

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Tony, David Barsamian says hello

The local Pikes Peak Justice & Peace Commission found a little more between the lines than they may have counted on from visiting scholar/lecturer David Barsamian. Although he preached the habitual Gandhian nonviolent civil disobedience, and putting faith in reforming … Continue reading

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Repeal DADT and enact the Dream Act because the Army needs more soldiers

A thousand times NO you ignorant dupes! The ACLU wants me to support the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, so that more gays can join the military. Otherwise-progressives are lobbying for the Dream Act, so that the children of … Continue reading

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Change you have to believe in

Obama says he’ll have the Middle East Conflict solved in two years –I’m surprised it will take him that long. Can you discern rhyme or reason as to when Bush-44rd declares mission accomplished? While President Obama’s First Hundred Days amounted … Continue reading

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Apologizing for not pandering to ignorance.

The Portland ME newspooper apologized to 9/11 families for publishing a story about Eid, the end of the holy month Ramadan. Which occurred this year on September 10th. The next time it will occur on September 10th is 28 years … Continue reading

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As was long suspected, then reported, and the reporters mocked..

Like when Dr Laura’s son was using MySpace to boast of war crimes in which he participated or fantasized about committing, denounced by Ms. Schlesinger and others on the RightWing Lunatic Fringe as being “hacked” onto his account… along with … Continue reading

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