Monthly Archives: September 2006

Robert Newman’s History of Oil

If you haven’t seen this gem, it is indeed that. Couldn’t resist giving ya’ll a double feature today. Make a huge bowl of popcorn, get together other snacks such as bananas or jalapeño poppers, and a mango smoothie or large … finish reading Robert Newman’s History of Oil

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Take the Power Back

It’s Monday Movie time, and this is a punchy one. I’d recommend garnishing your popcorn with finely minced garlic (or cheat, if you must, with garlic powder), chipotle powder and very finely grated parmegiano reggiano cheese. Yummmm …. Here’s what … finish reading Take the Power Back

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Ted Turner Ain’t No Fool

Ted Turner, appearing before journalists in the New York City Reuters offices a few days ago, advocated men being barred from public office for a hundred years in every part of the world. “If we had women holding all the … finish reading Ted Turner Ain’t No Fool

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The Emperor’s New Clothes – J. Muir

I’ve been thinking about the kid who queered the emperor’s deal and decided to renew my acquaintance with the Hans Christian Andersen fable, originally published in 1837. I got this version off the internet (copyright 1999, D. L. Ashliman, who … finish reading The Emperor’s New Clothes – J. Muir

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Here’s Some Real %#^*$@#%#& Rocket Science

Spy Agencies Say Iraq War Worsens Terror Threat‘Islamic Radicalism … Has Metastasized and Spread’ By MARK MAZZETTI, The New York Times WASHINGTON (Sept. 24) — A stark assessment of terrorism trends by American intelligence agencies has found that the American … finish reading Here’s Some Real %#^*$@#%#& Rocket Science

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Peninsula Peace Action Nets Arrests

Liz Rivera Goldstein of Port Townsend, Washington, chief organizer of Saturday’s Peace and Justice Festival in Chimacum, is arrested at Naval Magazine Indian Island. (Photo by Jeff Chew/Peninsula Daily News) Police arrest 35 at Indian Island war protest2006-09-24 by JEFF … finish reading Peninsula Peace Action Nets Arrests

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Now THESE GUYS Are Singin’ on Sunday

It isn’t often that one finds Palestinian hip-hop, so I thought we should have a special treat to celebrate, namely a double post for the day. And these guys are singin’ ’bout stuff we can get behind. Cool, eh?

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Heeeerrrrrre’s Uncle Lucius

These fellas surfaced when I was looking for something else entirely one day. It’s a good thing, too, since I didn’t have anyone lined up for Singin’ on Sunday. I guess I’m going to call this public domain (or at … finish reading Heeeerrrrrre’s Uncle Lucius

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A Snappy Saturday Snapshot

Of course, we know the female of this bunch was smart enough to bail out long ago.

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The 19th of September

For those interested in having first-hand information about events in Thailand, a new blog was borne overnight to report on the Thai coup. Here it is:19th September Blog

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A Little Spice on FF* – R. Jehn

Pecan Pie (28 August 2000) If you have read the book Sweet Heat, you will understand this peculiar recipe. It is excellent when served with Dreyer’s Hot Chilly Chili or Out of a Flower, Inc.’s Jalapeño Mexican Vanilla Bean ice … finish reading A Little Spice on FF* – R. Jehn

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OUTCRY FOR PEACE!

OUTCRY FOR PEACE! TODAY, September 21 5 to 7 pm Congress Avenue Bridge JOIN OUR OUTCRY for peace by gathering on the Congress Avenue Bridge sidewalks from 5 pm to 7 pm. OUTCRY FOR PEACE is part of the Declaration … finish reading OUTCRY FOR PEACE!

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