July 5, 2009

* Hatena have both predatory & endosymbiotic offspring
* Sarah Palin has twice resigned from statewide office
* Honduras exits OAS; Republican US Senator backs coup
* 77.8% of eligible Minnesotans voted in 2008 election
* Sampras sees Federer top Roddick 5-7 7-6 7-6 3-6 16-14


July 4, 2009

* Serena Williams 7-6 6-2 over Venus in Wimbledon final
* Compuserve shuts down; email@cs.com addresses adopted
* Hollywood to create a plot from scratch for Asteroids
* Krugman: WSJ editors dishonesty serves "higher truth"
* Niger Delta rebels warn investors in Saharan pipeline

* Israelis detain former Georgia Congresswoman McKinney
* Palin decided to resign before finishing elected term
* Christianist politicians giving responsibility to God
* Can't make omelet without setting fire to the kitchen
* Cold War planes relied on high degree of invisibility


July 3, 2009

* Former Vice Presidential candidate can't stand the heat
* US Brigadier General shops for produce at Afghan bazaar
* Banks should be utilities, not entrepreneurial ventures
* Hawking says humans have entered new stage of evolution
* 2009 Rainbow Gathering at Parque Venado in New Mexico

* Clothing optional at Rising Sun Farm in Wisconsin
* 33 big pictures of 2009 Glastonbury rock festival
* Animals appear to have "innate sense of fairness"
* Fire affects Fisher Plaza data center in Seattle
* World's fifty best restaurants [via David Byrne]


July 2, 2009

* Washington Post flier places price on access to editors
* San Diego Sheriffs raid Democratic campaign house party
* Missing soldier not part of US offensive in Afghanistan
* Contractors dispose medical waste in open air burn pits
* Cherubic lawmaker: "Hunger can be a positive motivator"

* Sotomayor court did not issue an opinion in Ricci case
* Alito's concurring SCOTUS opinion critical of Sotomayor
* Vegan bone density disparity "clinically insignificant"
* NSA to build 1,000,000 square foot data center in Utah
* The Pirate Bay reportedly changing it's business model

* Review of several 20th century english literary feuds
* Mark Sanford inspirational book canceled by publisher
* NASA releases high quality video of 1969 moon landing
* MP3 Mass for Soloists, by Ludvig van Beethoven [1807]

July 1, 2009

* First major sign that the "caps lock" key will shrink
* Wikipedia censored for 7 months to protect journalist
* Canadian minister says ISP's cannot require a warrant
* Creation Museum paleontologist monument to illiteracy
* Most people bankrupted by medical bills had insurance

* US General hands Iraqi official the "key to the city"
* Senators Schumer & Graham want to punish Nokia/Siemens
* Al Franken expects to be seated shortly after July 4th
* Republican leaders lament fewer Whitehouse invitations
* Garbage Warrior: "feels like I'm in a herd of buffalo"

* Leadership model places premium on "justice and truth"
* South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford's "mental health"
* Global ant colony refuse to fight each other; dominate
* CIA seeks laidoff bankers in NY City recruitment drive
* FBI terrorist watchlist nomination practices flowchart

* Every single day Fox News sells hate, incites violence




June 29, 2009

* 2nd delay to less redacted release of torture report
* Specter backs public option; "health care is a right"

June 28, 2009

* Champions of "family values" seek more sex partners
* Pantheon of sanctimonious conservative US hypocrites
* Republican: media bias greater threat than terrorism
* How do FedEx and UPS survive government competition?
* Just 14% of homes getting credit card solicitations

* Melancholy in Tehran; apolitical residents in shock
* Honduran military remove President before referendum
* WHINSEC graduate Romeo Vasquez led the Honduran coup
* "The moment one gives close attention to anything.."
* Brazil defeats US in Confederations Cup soccer final

* US Senate: vestiges of Jim Crow continue to this day
* Voting Rights Act Section 5 doesn't allow exemption
* US gay lib movement began at Stonewall 40 years ago
* Gay sex punishable by castration in 7 states in 1969
* First man to lead formerly 100% female organization

* 7th century Dunhuang Star Chart is the oldest known
* Open Source conference attendees carry Apple devices
* TSA finds writer's story in which writer is detained
* Westboro church choir performs "God Hates The World"
* Video: Richard Attenborough Dolphin research update


June 27, 2009

* Robinson Jeffers met Krishnamurti in Carmel in 1934
* White House drafting order on indefinite detentions
* Conservative Governor follows example of King David
* UN, EU, G8 all reject Israeli natural growth canard
* US troops scheduled to leave Iraqi cities June 30th

* Goldman Sachs engineering market bubbles since 1929
* Shell game wherein the average investor is the mark
* Liberals pay to lobby for pay caps at rescued firms
* Denver Post OpEd on myths about Canadian healthcare
* Momus documents "ceramic environment" of Kerameikos

* US soccer upsets Euro champion Spain; faces Brazil
* Brenston's Rocket 88 perhaps first Rock Song [via]
* Wycliffe Bible inspired pre-Reformation "Lollardy"
* Sierra Club map of 221 coal fired US power plants
* Video: Krishnamurti speaking on "death" at age 91



June 26, 2009

* Obama declines Ahmadinejad demand for US apology
* Middle school strip search ruled unconstitutional
* FBI's secret argument for constitutionality of gag
* Pirate Bay retrial denied, judge declared unbiased
* Just two isuues of Wyndham Lewis' magazine The Tyro

* Hawking: asteroids explain lack of intelligent life
* The future of Earth could rest on Al Franken's vote
* Megachurches are structured like well-run companies
* Series on man-made disaster capitalism at cryptome
* The Nizam refused to join either India or Pakistan



June 25, 2009

  Fox identifies Republicans as Democrats, whenever..

June 24, 2009

* "Neda" means "voice", "calling", or "Divine Message"
* Hamas foiled plot to assassinate Jimmy Carter in Gaza
* Kyrgyzstan accepts new terms to host US transit center
* 2 of 11 British players advance to Wimbledon 2nd round
* 40,000 year old bird-bone flute had five finger holes

* Police massacre civilians at Baharestan Square Tehran
* Senate Commerce Committee reports on Health Insurance
* Governors Association chairman cheats on father's day
* Fox News identifies conservative Governor as Democrat
* Sanford called on President Clinton to resign in 1998


June 23, 2009

* US military abruptly blocks data on incoming meteors
* Minn. court upholds city's right to build own network
* Sarkozy makes case against "burka" in terms of dignity
* Substantial support for government role in health care
* Scarborough: McCain and Graham "outrageous", "stunning"

* SC Gov. Mark Sanford didn't put Lt. Governor in charge
* Sanford "hiking Appalachain Trail" alone on Fathers Day
* Sen. Ensign [R-NV] called for resignation of Sen. Craig
* DHS kills domestic spy program; "invitation to mischief"
* Church of England offers Dads beer, bacon and chocolate

* Scottish "Black Watch" in Helmand Province, Afghanistan
* Peter Sellers based the voice of Strangelove on Weegee
* Reconnaissance Orbiter has unambiguous evidence of H2O
* Israel plans to sieze "Water Reservoir Hill" "outpost"
* Nokia Siemens sold Internet censorship system to Iran

* MP3 All My Tears [Demo] Emmylou Harris, Wrecking Ball



June 22, 2009

* Several hundred Iranians remain ready to die in Tehran
* Neda Agha-Soltan family barred from mourning in public
* Obama implies that the Federal Reserve is "accountable"
* Shumer: coop plan "doesn't come close" to public option
* Shep Smith is fair and balanced weekday evenings on Fox

* Iran had their own young democracy before 1953 CIA coup
* McChrystal preps new rules of engagement in Afghanistan
* Steve Bierfeldt records TSA intimidation on iPhone NSFW
* Details of British MP allowance claims heavily redacted
* Iran silent on Italian invitation to be guest at the G8

* To return to my tale, those prisoners, far from yielding..


June 21, 2009

* Last digit of Iranian candidates vote counts not random
* Obama is asked about Iran in interview for Pakistani TV
* 16 year old Neda shot and killed in Tehran; nsfw video
* Iranian demonstrators forced from the streets Saturday
* US fully prepared for North Korea launch toward Hawaii

June 20, 2009

* Iran for foreigners. [Open links at bottom in new tabs]

June 19, 2009

* CIA delays 2nd less redacted release of torture report
* DOJ can't release Cheney records because of comedy news
* Fox News once proud of it's exclusive White House access
* Many recent US victims of E coli ate Nestle Cookie Dough
* David Letterman gains viewers and enemies after June 8th

* Israeli border cops video humiliation, file under comedy
* Belgian aid workers document Peruvian crackdown June 5th
* Australia may take legal action to stop Japanese whaling
* Study of evolutionary consequences of same-sex behaviour
* India's Jantar Mantar astronomical complex built in 1728

* Bo Obama's official portrait today on the White House lawn
* Obama nominates Open Source advocate to head patent office

June 18, 2009

* Mousavi & Karrubi reject Khamenei offer of partial recount
* Mousavi speaks briefly in public; calls for self restraint
* Basij militias raided numerous universities, beat students
* Daily Show's Jason Jones in Iran just before the election
* Chicago Democratic Convention "Riot Cops Reunion" June 26

* 1 in 3 Americans can't afford to comply with prescriptions
* Violence in Mexico caused by drug prohibition, not US guns
* Government security policies "evolved in an ad hoc manner"
* Cuban exiles propaganda about Oswald before assassination
* SCOTUS rules 5-4 that convicts have no right to DNA tests

* Twice this week GOP activists apologized for racist humor
* US Senate apology for slavery doesn't address reparations
* 90 year old J.D. Salinger seeks "destruction" of new book
* Demeter's depression ended with sight of Baubo's genitals
* Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to improve atlas of the Moon

* DVD Les Miserables [1998] "ransomed from fear and hatred"
* About 300 Germans protest planned Internet "Berlin Wall"
* Indian leader urges activists to lift blockades in Peru
* Half dozen loons at "Fire David Letterman" rally: video
* Video explanation of Maglev tchnology uses scale models


June 17, 2009


* Schism in Iran not reducible to class, ethnicity, region
* Iranian soldiers protect demonstrators from Basij militia
* 5th biggest oil producer in nuclear dispute with the West
* Republican counter-proposal to Democratic healthcare plan
* Sen. Feingold opposed McChrystal nomination in committee

* New sport: German men play soccer in bowling shoes on ice
* New US agency to assume consumer protection duty from Fed
* Lawmakers don't understand technicalities of NSA programs
* US Digital TV era begins without "broadcast flag" mandate
* Unfaithful Sen. Ensign voted to impeach President Clinton

* Iran's national soccer team removes green between periods
* Iran has large educated middle class, philosophers, poets
* Badly photoshopped picture of Tehran pro-government rally
* Report: Iranian IT administrator Mohammad Asgari has died
* Mousavi asks for day of mourning tomorrow - donning black





June 16, 2009

* McCain demands CIA Director retract comment about Cheney
* 2008: McCain aide said terror attack would be "advantage"
* Adulterer Ensign called Clinton infidelity "embarrassing"
* Brief Q&A with Eliot Spitzer in Central Park over hotdogs
* Bush advisor Harriet Miers deposed by Judiciary Committee

* Iranian dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Montazeri speaks
* Iranians storm Basij pro-government militia headquarters
* Palin accepts Letterman apology on behalf of young women
* German Internet censorship law targets child pornography
* 1950's, 60's UK military research on LSD as incapacitant

* NAACP: Rusty DePass yet to apologize for gorilla comment
* Obama to extend benefits to gay federal employee spouses
* Federal Reserve "government agency" to gain "new powers"
* DVD Speed Racer season one [1967] "Mach GoGoGo" in Japan
* The Pirate Bay beta testing an encrypted private network


June 15, 2009

* Mousavi addresses supporters from back of a 4X4 vehicle
* Forty large pictures of protestors and police in Tehran
* US Defense Dept. says protests are "low level terrorism"
* Proposed "Pass-ID" drops controversial parts of Real-ID
* Obama's remarks at American Medical Association meeting

June 14, 2009

* Report: $134 billion in US Bonds siezed at Italian border
* CIA Director: almost as if Cheney wishes for attack on US
* Judge allows civil suit vs John Yoo over claim of torture
* Police take equipment from ABC, NBC news bureaus in Tehran
* Ahmadinejad's surreal answer to Christiane Amanpour: Video

* Nate Silver conveys Iranian election results by province
* Iranians chase policeman away from reporter during report
* Twitter micro-blogging service survives Tehran censorship
* Bush requested $400 million last year to destabilize Iran
* MP3 Heavenly Waters The Decline of British Sea Power 2003

* Christians stereotyped: priggish, thin-skinned fun-killers
* Freethought Books Project presents atheism to US prisoners
* Periodic table's super-heavy element 112 gets official nod
* DVD The Adventures of Baron Munchausen; sails to the moon
* BBC profiles visitors to the Creation Museum in Kentucky


June 13, 2009

* Netanyahu speech to add "condition" for Palestinian state
* DHS forbade Senator from disclosing locations of coal ash
* Quite a fuss over recent DHS report on domestic extremism
* DVD America: Freedom to Fascism 2006; Income tax is fraud
* Former IRS Agent Joe Banister debating income tax in 2004

* Juan Cole: evidence Iranian presidential election stolen
* Report: Rafsanjani resigns Expediency Discernment Council
* Twenty pictures of police and protestors in Tehran today
* Open secret: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei favored Ahmadinejad
* Letter from Iranian presidential candidate Mir Mousavi

* McChrystal new commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan
* General Sanchez calls for Iraq war crimes investigation
* Vice President Biden won't cross firefighter picketline
* UK Home Office won't reveal where photography is banned
* Surprise Banksy exhibit of 100 works at Bristol Museum

* Fleet Foxes lead singer on the benefits of filesharing
* Fox & Friends discuss liberation of Uighurs from Gitmo
* 317,450 calls to digital TV conversion helpline Friday
* David Reiff edited his mother Susan Sontag's journals
* Greece: loan of Elgin Marbles would legalize UK theft

* Erik von Brunn describes Dad's action as "cowardice"
* SCOTUS may strike down part of the Voting Rights Act
* Judge laments sentence for cannabis dispensary owner
* 17 Senators voted against FDA regulation of tobacco
* Film: DMT The Spirit Molecule N,N-dimethyltryptamine




June 12, 2009

* Fox News anchor Shep Smith: "they warned us for a reason"
* Doctors Association backtracks opposition to public plan
* DVD I Heart Huckabees [2004] Hollywood loves coincidence
* John Wayne died of cancer from upwind nuclear test site
* Ron Paul's Audit the Fed bill to be debated by Congress




June 11, 2009

* Reports this month of tadpoles falling over coastal Japan

June 10, 2009

* Before 1846, medical doctors insisted pain was necessary
* Senator offers regional coop alternative to public option
* Fiat buys Chrysler; not liable for safety of existing cars
* Nokia developes phone to harvest power from radio spectrum
* DVD Naked Lunch [1991] "exterminate all rational thought"

* Wall Street example of capitalism for developing countries
* Coca Cola is a corporate partner with the Creation Museum
* Elderly white supremacist kills guard at Holocaust Museum
* Shepard Smith: "getting more and more frightening emails"
* NSFW: Letterman makes off-color joke about Bristol Palin





June 9, 2009

* Halliburton use mandatory arbitration for rape accusation
* Sotomayor confirmation schedule equal to that for Roberts
* Gay, black, Harvard grad, and decorated vet Anthony Woods
* Comcast intercepts and redirects traffic on Port 53 [DNS]
* Envoy George Mitchell meets with Israeli President Peres

* Getting out of West Bank necessary to survival of Israel
* R. Crumb's "Book of Genesis" excerpted in The New Yorker
* Congressman tells China not to trust Obama adminstration
* House GOP leader: Democrats "plan to import terrorists"
* Newt Gingrich to Rush Limbaugh: "Obama already failed"

* Jon Voight: "bring an end to this false prophet Obama"




June 8, 2009

* Clinton: Israeli agreements very clear about settlements
* Colbert gets haircut in front of troops at Camp Victory
* Young US tourist clung to Ghan train outback for hours
* Roger Federer's 14th Grand Slam win ties Pete Sampras
* Podcast panel discussion of the life of Emma Goldman

* Laura Bush backs Sonia Sotomayor, references gender
* Bernie Sanders: Health Care a right not a privilege
* Public Option will be too efficient for competition
* Futurological Congress: medication replaces reality
* Dispensary owner Charlie Lynch sentencing June 11th

* Glasgow Labour MP: Prime Minister should stand down
* Brothel patron's nomination challenged by porn star
* Wingnut Schoolboard President's emails to everybody
* Ayers labeled "terrorist". Roeder suspected "killer"
* Former opponent of abortions plans to perform them

* Tehran in gridlock; urbane youth oppose Ahmadinejad
* Frank Zappa played bicycles on the Steve Allen Show
* My pictures of the Omaha Beach Cemetery [May 2007]



June 7, 2009

* Analysis of Israeli poll data in response to US policy
* Health insurance industry ruse to dodge "Public Option"
* US Congressional Budget Office rules on "Public Option"
* Heather Graham began practicing Tantric healing in 2002
* Sweden's Pirate Party wins seat in European parliament

* Lebanese pro-Western coalition declares election victory
* Defcon founder "Dark Tangent" joins DHS advisory council
* Verizon Wireless will carry new Palm Pre later this year
* Blurring of editorial and advertorial medical publishing
* US broadcasters lose in court over low-power FM stations

* Ahmadinejad a "propaganda goldmine" for neoconservatives
* Roeder complains about cold jail, warns of more violence
* Wall Street "making a fortune cleaning up mess they made"
* No identity check in Sweden for name change applications
* Flowering plants dominate their naked-seeded "forebears"

* eBay opium addict's confessions include tea preparation


June 6, 2009

* Dhamma Brothers US deep south prison Vipassana retreats
* HD video as orbit of Japanese lunar probe Kaguya decays
* Planes over 200 miles from land are not tracked by radar
* B of A, Verizon, Carls Jr pull ads from Sacramento's KRXQ
* Grammy Awards eliminate category for the Best Polka Album

* Literal religious belief linked to evolutionary advantage
* Naill Ferguson & Paul Krugman feud over T Bill rate spike
* Bill O'Reilly apologizes to CNN after Rick Sanchez report
* Moses Pendleton dance company Momix's new show "Botanica"
* Video [below]: Rick Steves in Iran: complete [56 minutes]


June 5, 2009

* Judge: reasonable to tase suspect who refused 2nd DNA test
* Database of "free market" toxins in personal care products
* Southern Baptist cites Psalms in asking God to bring death
* 2nd N. American location with evidence of Viking structure
* I sat in an Orgone accumulator for about 15 minutes today

June 4, 2009

* Obama in Cairo; references Palestine, and 1953 Iran coup
* Review of yesterday's lively Iranian presidential debate
* Telecom immunity upheld as Judge Walker throws out suits
* Bailout Nation: Anatomy of Collapse timeline infographic
* Percentage of US business assets recently "nationalized"

* Male penguins hatch & adopt rejected chick at German zoo
* Primatologist records tickled bonobos, orangutans, apes
* Sacramento shock jocks talk about transgender children
* NSFW: "Shewee" enables women to urinate while standing
* First version of UNIX written 40 years ago this summer

* Cirque du Soleil founder to visit Int'l Space Station
* Unpublished street level pic of Tank Man pre-standoff
* Arab crowd honors Obama with nickname of "Abu Hussein"
* How to "disagree with Obama in a knowledgable manner"
* Bank Association "would rather see the market working"

* US gold exports at 10X the rate of domestic extraction
* Is there a picture of Bush's long form birth certificate?

June 3, 2009

* Sirens blared across Israel yesterday for "doomsday drill"
* Israel's largest newspaper headlines "The American Threat"
* President Obama thanks the Saudi King in Arabic [Shukran]
* Rising interest in European classical music in West Bank
* China successful at erasing records of Tiananmen protest

* Four photographers remember the "tank man" of Tiananmen
* "Home" documentary film by Earth From Above photographer
* Astronomical Unit: distance to sun increases 15cm / year
* DNSSEC would affix cryptographic seal to all DNS lookups
* Large increase in health care cost related bankruptcies


June 2, 2009

* Defacto head of GOP compares Sotomayor to head of KKK
* Obama in surprise meeting with Israeli defense minister
* Students in China respond to Geithner with loud laughter
* China blocks top websites for Tiananmen 20th anniversary
* Jack Nicholson would replace a disinterested Bill Murray

June 1, 2009

* Nearly half of Knesset backs Jordan as "Palestinian State"
* Senator agrees with Sotomayor: appeals courts make policy
* 130 GOP legislators back GAO audit of the Federal Reserve
* Minn. Supreme Court hears attorneys for Franken, Coleman
* Photographs of seventy African royal families [1988-91]

* Pro-Life leaders advocate force to roll back Roe v Wade
* Tiller murder prompts 2nd look at scandalized DHS report
* BPA-based epoxy liners in metal food/beverage containers
* Cisco joins the Dow Jones Industrials after GM bankruptcy
* US poor donate more, in terms of percentage, than the rich

* Brooklyn rooftop farming pics include Manhattan skyscrapers
* David Lynch interview project promises two videos per week

May 29, 2009

* Netanyahu flummoxed: "what the hell do they want from me?"
* Levin saw CIA docs Cheney would release; don't prove squat
* DHS pilot program to fingerprint travellers leaving the US
* Eurozone inflation rate now zero; negative rates expected
* Canadian copyright watchdog withdraws plagiarized report

May 28, 2009

* Wikipedia court votes 10-0 to ban Church of Scientology
* Israeli govt bluntly rejects call to freeze settlements
* Figurative archipelago imposed on Palestinians by Israel
* Maleness and whiteness are not "personal" - but universal
* Strong culture of anonymity among Japanese Internet users

May 26, 2009

* Sotomayor nominated to SCOTUS; formerly chosen by Bush Sr
* Feingold to Obama: preventive detentions unconstitutional
* UCSD Academic Senate charges professor with anti-Semitism
* California voter approved ban on same-sex marriage upheld
* Ethanol laced gasoline destroying fuel systems in the US

* US and UK may lose AAA credit rating after rescueing banks
* Chinese blogger wins lawsuit vs ISP using terms of service
* Anti-bullfight demonstrators strip down to black underwear
* O'Brien is Leno's guest Friday, starts Tonight Show Monday
* The primary emotions of life also have a rational function

* SCOTUS: cops may start questioning without lawyer present
* Ex Guantanamo detainee lives in Paris; describes struggle
* Mancow tells his friend Hannity "waterboarding is torture"
* Mancow interviewed by Keith Olbermann after $10k donation


May 24, 2009

* Robert Gates: alarm over GTMO closure is fear mongering
* Swat Valley "bloody intersection" secured by Pakistanis
* Netanyahu defying Obama's request for settlement freeze
* Forbes Magazine: socialist democracy produces happiness
* Growing divide among US Republicans plays out in public

* Republican Party founded in the North before Civil War
* Square Foot Gardening: raised beds intensively planted
* Canadian plastic makers commission study on cloth bags
* Brew beer with a hot plate, cereal, yeast and vegemite
* 58% of Houston area Freshmen graduate from high school

* Grodin, Olbermann, Maher, Ventura pile on poor Hannity
* Republicans seek readership of liberal Huffington Post
* Claim: Fair Use can't be used to defend against "DMCA"
* Flickr hosts Georgian language rarely seen in the wild
* Part 2 of rockstar Charles Grodin on Hannity in April


May 23, 2009

* Colin Powell to answer Republican critics on Sunday TV
* US holding Reuters cameraman without charges in Baghdad
* Brunelleschi designed and built Florence's Duomo [1436]
* Georgia high school prom segregated to succesive nights
* Phonecalls to NRA regarding Prepare For The Storm flier

* Obama signs credit card bill; Spoke w/ former president


May 22, 2009

* Conservative Chicago talk radio host gets waterboarded
* McClatchy on omissions, misstatements in Cheney speech
* Bob Graham's notebooks more reliable than CIA records
* Michael Moore's Wall Street documentary opens Oct 2nd
* Liberty University policy bans new College Democrats

* Thoughts pushed out of consciousness have a vengence
* Lebron James' home court playoff 3-pointer at buzzer
* Venn diagram showing relationships of hybrid cutlery
* Judge reviewing TPB trial for bias removed for bias
* Peyote effective against penecilin-resistant Staph

May 21, 2009

* I saw Cindy Sheehan at Bloomsbury Books in Ashland

May 20, 2009

* Due to bridge closure, I took the detour to Victoria
* Biden already leading tours of "undisclosed location"
* Facebook closes accounts with names seeming anonymous
* In Juneau Alaska, the relative sea level is receeding
* Parkour for girls is one of the best things I've seen


May 19, 2009

* Peace with Palestinains will help in addressing Iran
* Panetta statement says less than people are claiming
* New York Supreme Court rules against warrantless GPS
* Satellite view of Bilderberg meeting place in Greece
* His reputation is expanding faster than the universe


May 18, 2009

* Bush undertaker of the free market's false promise
* Dick Cheney surrogate Liz Cheney non-denial denial
* Sen. Arlen Specter no longer dead set against EFCA
* US prosecutors block inmates access to DNA testing
* One should not listen to music on an empty stomach


* Aung San Suu Kyi accused of hosting distance swimmer
* Moroccan campaign against Shiites; hundreds detained
* Wimbledon grass center court debuts retractable roof
* House of Commons fees office colluded in MP expenses
* Honda Hybrid was top selling car in Japan last month

* Obama addresses abortion at Catholic commencement
* US Chief Justice backs prosecution in major cases
* Complaint seeks disbarment of twelve Bush lawyers
* Pics of 37,000 mile yacht race arriving in Boston
* New New York Times lens blog of visual journalisn

* Diary of journalist hassled by goons at Bilderberg

May 17, 2009

* Rumsfeld added Bible passages to daily intel reports
* Obama Q&A addresses national security vis a vis force
* Cheney speech to make case for police state, torture
* Felipe Calderon: US officials complicit in drug trade
* Israeli president suggests Assad meet with Netanyahu


* Google outage affected 1 in 7 users, for 90 minutes

May 16, 2009

* Torture used to falsify evidence to support invasion
* CIA's non-denial denial about misleading US Congress
* Bill Maher interviews Elizabeth Warren on usury laws
* YouTube video sends Guatamala into political crisis
* UK expense scandal engulfs major political parties

* NYC's Broadway closed to cars starting on May 24th
* New search engine Wolfram Alpha founder screencast
* Danger Mouse sidesteps label, releases blank CD-R
* Banned shock jock demands Hillary Clinton step in
* Herbert Hoover's campaign to boost home ownership

May 15, 2009

* Cheney ordered torture to seek Saddam/al Qaeda link
* Judges may increase sentences for acquitted conduct
* SEC lawyers under investigation for insider trading
* Judge orders breathalyzer code opened, reveals mess
* Food Processors don't know who supplies ingredients


May 14, 2009

* CIA provides reason for denying Cheney request
* CIA will neither confirm nor deny Pelosi charge
* Boy Scouts train with plastic guns at the border
* Gene patents delay, limit, and shut down research
* Envoy tells Netanyahu: Obama doesn't want surprise


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Moses Pendleton
Richard Long
Andy Goldsworthy
Marian McPartland
Norah Jones
Kevin Kniestedt
Tracy Chapman
k. d. laing
Cory Doctorow
Bruce Schneier
Errol Morris
Joep van Lieshout
Oliver Sacks
Robin Williams
Jon Stewart
Anthony Bourdain
Dylan Ratigan
Dave Ross
Rick Steves
Bob Costas
Bill Talen
Tim Robbins
John Turturro
Johnny Depp
Henry Rollins
Patti Smith
Thom Yorke
David Byrne
Ben Harper
Rob Brezsny
Perry Farrell
Baaba Maal

Honorable Guests
Shepard Smith
David Iglesias
Chuck Hagel
Charles Swift



Flags make it Right

Ascent of Money

King Selassie I

Cultural Hegemony

"growth" [2008]

Evolution of Marriage

Public Works






Cradle Mountain
Port Moresby
The Ghan

Sao Paulo
Valley of the Moon
Lago de Atitlan
La Paz

Church of San Juan

Kasuga Taisha
Phnum Penh
Da Lat

Campo Dei Fiori
Rubjerg Knude

St Petersburg
Rowincka Forest

My Pictures




Personal Favorites

Fresh Basil
Lemon Blossom
Warm Pine Needle
Sandlewood Oil

Among the Living
Howard Zinn
Garrison Keillor
Russ Feingold
Johnny Depp
Baaba Maal

Barton Fink
Being There
Les Miserables
Yellow Submarine
Dead Man

Cities & Towns
San Francisco
Port Townsend

Life Against Death
Genealogy of Morals
Civil Disobedience
What is Enlightenment?
Truth is Subjectivity
Doors of Perception
Ether, God & Devil
The Ones Who Walk
Away From Omelas

Henry Miller
Wilhelm Reich
Robinson Jeffers
Charles Baudelaire
Michel de Montaigne


Palace of Fine Arts
in San Francisco
and the Santa Maria
del Fiore Duomo..