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Nobody for President 2008

NOBODY BROUGHT PEACE TO OUR TIMES = Nobody for President 2008
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Save the Arecibo Telescope: Write to Congress

Dear Curtis,

Arecibo Observatory, the world's largest radio telescope and the source for the SETI@home data that your computer analyzes, faces massive budget cuts that will END its ability to continue the search for life beyond Earth. The decision to ensure full funding currently rests upon votes in Congress on Senate Bill S. 2862 and House Resolution H.R. 3737. These bills desperately need more support.

Please take a moment to help us SAVE ARECIBO.

Clicking the link below will direct you to a web page that allows you print out letters prepared for your Senators and Congressional Representative urging them to support Arecibo. Printing and mailing the letters is really easy, too! You will also have the chance to add a few personal thoughts, if you wish, to let your Senators and Representative know why this funding is important to you! And if you're really feeling passionate about saving Arecibo, please use these letters as the basis for letters you write yourself, urging your congressmen and women to vote to save Arecibo.

Because our representatives in Congress rarely give much attention to all the email they receive, printing out and MAILING these letters via standard U.S. Postal mail remains our best option for contacting them and our best hope for saving Arecibo (The second best option is to call your representatives). Your 42 cent stamps on these letters could help us get the millions of dollars needed to save Arecibo.

Our search cannot continue without the necessary support. Your work, as SETI@home participants, represents an indispensable resource for conducting the search. Now, we need your help to ensure that our other most valuable resource - our eyes and ears to the cosmos - can continue to probe the universe as we seek to answer the question: Is there anybody out there?

Thank you for your help,

The SETI@home Team

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Dot hiding under a rug
False Positives in the Legal System

by Nick Chapman

Recently Lori Drew was charged with violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for signing the up for a MySpace account under a fake name. While the larger circumstances were quite shocking (and have been covered enough I don't think I need to go into them), she was charged for nothing more than pretending to be someone else on the Internet. The indictment calls this a felony, under title 130 section (a) (2) (c) of the US Code, which criminalizes anyone who "intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access, and thereby obtains information from any protected computer if the conduct involved an interstate or foreign communication." The access to MySpace was unauthorized because using a fake name violated the terms of service. The information from a “protected computer” was the profiles of other MySpace users.

If this is found to be a valid interpretation of the law, it's really quite frightening. If you violate the Terms of Service of a website, you can be charged with hacking. That's an astounding concept. Does this mean that everyone who uses Bugmenot could be prosecuted? Also, this isn't a minor crime, it's a felony punishable by up to 5 years imprisonment per count. In Drew's case she was charged with three counts for accessing MySpace on three different occasions.

This isn't the first time that there's been a controversial ruling based on these laws. Earlier this year David Ritz was fined over $50,000 in civil proceedings under a similar state statute in Sierra Corporate Design, Inc. v. David Ritz.

Ritz looked at DNS records in an attempt to get more information about a company he alleges was spamming. He used a zone transfer to retrieve all of the records on the Plaintiff's DNS server.The judge found that "Ritz's behavior in conducting a zone transfer was unauthorized within the meaning of the North Dakota Computer Crime Law." The Plaintiff in the case argued that because a zone transfer was an obscure command, and because it was intended only for use by DNS administrators, it was unauthorized access, and that the information he obtained was not publicly available. This was found to be true even though the Plaintiff's DNS server would happily hand out that information to whoever asked. I personally, as well as many other security and network professionals, consider this a legitimate use of a publicly available service. It may not be in the best interest of the plaintiff to make this information public, but that doesn't mean that the Ritz should incur legal liability for accessing (or using) it.

The problem is that there is no generally accepted definition of what unauthorized means in this context. Law makers either didn't define the term or if they did, used such sweeping language that the definition is plainly overbroad. One Kansas statue defined access as "to approach, instruct, communicate with, store data in, retrieve data from, or otherwise make use of any resources of a computer." A judge rejected that definition, saying that if it was used, then "any unauthorized physical proximity to a computer could constitute a crime" and instead used the definition of access from Webster's dictionary. [Continue Reading At]:


Divide and Conquer is derived from the Latin saying Divide et impera.

In politics and sociology, divide and rule (also known as divide and conquer) is a combination political, military and economic strategy of gaining and maintaining power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy. In reality, it often refers to a strategy where small power groups are prevented from linking up and becoming more powerful, since it is difficult to break up existing power structures.]

Lake County Blues Allstars - Kelsyeville, Ca. - Thursday July 10th - 6:30pm
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TONIGHT - Thursday, July 10th - 6:30 pm - TONIGHT
The Saw Shop Gallery Bistro - Kelseyville, California

200807.10 - 9 AM PDT Smoke
200807.10 - 9 AM PDT Smoke

United State Cafe Espresso Machine
by Paul Krassner

Hi, my name is Paul. I'm a barista at Starbucks--or I should say that I *was* a barista--but I still feel that I *am* one, even though I've been given my walking papers, my pink slip, whatever you want to call it, I've been fired from my job. Just my luck, on Independence Day weekend, I'm suddenly *dependent* on family, friends and Unemployment Insurance.

It's all because the economy sucks so bad that it's turning inside out. They're closing down 600 "under-performing" stores--some wise guy said, "Yeah, and 38 of 'em are on my block"--and letting go of 12,000 employees. People can no longer afford to drive to a Starbucks and then buy a cup of coffee that costs more than a gallon of gas.

What I'll miss about my work is the atmosphere--you know, the ambitious writers tapping away on their keyboards, and the unsuspecting readers who enjoy their output--sort of like a literary laptop dance.

What I *won't* miss about my work is the feeble attempt at humor by customers. Each time somebody says, "Oh, I get it, when you say *tall* size, you really mean *small* size," they always think they're the first one who ever made that observation.

And those jokes that just make you groan out loud: "Darth Vader walks into a Starbucks and orders a grande breakfast blend. The barista says, 'Would you like room for cream?' And Darth Vader says, 'No, I prefer it on the dark side.'" Or this one: "A spark plug walks into a Starbucks and orders a venti Sumatra. And the barista says, 'Okay, I'll serve you. Just don't start anything.'" Or this: "A skeleton walks into a Starbucks and says, 'Give me a macchiato and a mop.'" And this: "A woman walks into a Starbucks for a capuccino, and the barista says, 'Would you also like to buy something from our bakery and wash it down with a new Norah Jones CD?'"

I didn't move to Los Angeles to be a barista. I'm actually an actor. At first I resented being a cross between a waiter and a vending machine. On one occasion, I really lost it. A customer was being so rude to me, criticizing me for overcharging him, I just said, "Sir, please look carefully at your receipt. The machine doesn't lie." That's when he went into a rage. Well, I served him his "latte with everything," including the saliva I managed to add.

But then I had a little epiphany. I was at the airport, and I saw a sign--"Last Starbucks Before Terminal 2"--and I felt a little surge of pride. I had come to identify with the brand. And I realized, all right, if I'm an actor, then I'm playing the part of a barista, and I will put all my training into that role.

As a result, I paid attention to the *other* actors, the ones who were playing the part of customers, and I understood that they were addicted to caffeine and I had become addicted to being their dealer. Well, my new friends, that's it for now. Thank you for listening. This is my first time at Baristas Anonymous, but you can be sure I'll be back.

*Originally posted on Arthur blog at*

Lake County Blues Allstars - Upper Lake, Ca. - Monday July 14th - 6:30pm
Lake County Blues Allstars
Monday, July 14th - 6:30 pm
Blue Wing Saloon & Cafe - Upper Lake, California

Steve Bell cartoon on torture
Steve Bell
- Cartoon, Jul 16 2008: Secrets of interrogation at Guantanamo Bay broadcast
for first time in grainy footage of teenage inmate calling for mother and begging for help .

Nobody Knows Why Republicans and Democrats
Support Bush/Cheney's Criminal Neocon Government

Congressional Investigations 101:
What Happens In Criminal Contempt?

By Matthew Blake

Today Attorney General Michael Mukasey preempted a vote by the House Oversight Committee to hold him in criminal contempt. President George W. Bush asserted executive privilege for Mukasey, enabling him to further stall in turning over Vice President Dick Cheney's interview with Patrick Fitzgerald about Valerie Plame. But the committee may yet hold Mukasey-- and EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson and who knows what other administration official-- in criminal contempt. What would that portend?

The House oversight committee is deferring to Mukasey and Johnson's executive privilege claims right now but that may not last for long. If the committee gets a majority vote to officially hold either in contempt, the matter would then go before for the full House. Then if the House votes -- again with a simple majority -- to hold either in contempt, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has a few options:

-Refer the matter to the Justice Dept. This is what happened when the House voted to hold White House chief of staff Josh Bolten and former top White House adviser Harriet Miers in contempt this February. Attorney General Michael Mukasey promptly declared that they will not prosecute Bolten, Miers or any other Bush administration officials. So, presumably, for the rest of the Bush administration, this option is essentially off the table.

-Sue the White House. The House Judiciary Committee chose this rather novel path after the Justice Dept. ignored the Bolten and Miers charges. The committee filed a motion in federal court asking a judge to uphold their subpoena demanding Bolten and Miers provide Congressional testimony about fired U.S. Attorneys.

-Lock them up in a cell. Congress has "inherent contempt power." This means that if someone is held in contempt by the House or Senate, the House or Senate sergeant-at-arms can physically arrest and imprison the contemptuous official. The official would likely then be held in a cell in the basement of a House office building.

Frank Askin, a constitutional law professor at Rutgers University, said that "inherent contempt" hadn't been evoked since the Teapot Dome scandal of the Warren Harding administration in the 1920's. Askin predicts that Congress will be "too timid" to make what he calls "the politically explosive" move of physically detaining Mukasey or any other official. Though unlikely, managing editor Laura McGann is obsessed with this idea.

What's more likely, Askin says, is that House Democrats will take Mukasey to court arguing that the Justice Dept. is obligated to prosecute contempt of Congress cases. Stephen Gillers, a professor of legal ethics at New York University law school, also suspects that Congress will ask a federal judge to order Mukasey to obey his subpoena.

This is what's happening now with Bolten and Miers, though prosecution of Mukasey would provide the added question of whether the Attorney General must prosecute himself. "We're moving into unknown territory now," said Askin

Before Miers and Bolten, the House hadn't voted to hold someone in criminal contempt since former EPA Administrator Anne Gorsuch in 1983. In that case, Gorsuch was under fire for her mismanagement of the Superfund hazardous waste clean-up program. President Ronald Reagan told her to assert executive privilege, but then the Reagan Justice Dept. declined to defend her. Consequently, Gorsuch resigned and blasted Reagan for betraying her.

It would be a startling turn of events if Bush turned his back on Mukasey, Miers, Bolten, and Johnson-- all of which have followed his every wish to keep quiet.

News -

Republicans, with Democrat help, Tag U.S. Citizens:
"A nation of whiners" in a "mental recession."

Bush Family profits off of oilequals equalsBU SHELL where the gas price sign asks for an arm, leg, or first born
Fact: Bush Family and Friends Are RICH Oil People!
9/11 cOmmission

BEN-VENISTE: Isn't it a fact, Dr. Rice, that the August 6 [2001] PDB warned against possible attacks in this country? And I ask you whether you recall the title of that PDB?

RICE: I believe the title was, "Bin Laden Determined to Attack Inside the United States" ...using planes; i.e.,

Martin Rowson cartoon showing Condi saying, "as I was saying Isn't Democracy Wonderful with Iraq and Iran in the background
Martin Rowson

THEY Knew About the Attack In Advance, Realized It Fit Into the NEOCON PLAN and Did NOTHING About It!

Steve Bell cartoon on Cheney/Bush bombing Iran
Steve Bell

Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, they send forth a ripple of hope, and crossing each other, from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current, that can sweep down, the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance. - Robert Francis Kennedy

United States Government Is Corrupt and Destructive
Republicans and Democrats Are Traitors to United States People


Because THEY voided the Fourth Amendment - Search and Seizure:

"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."

We Have the RIGHT to Overthrow Destructive GOVERNMENT

When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume the Powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.

But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security. - Declaration of Independence

But it takes Balz - who says, "Feel Free to Hotlink Anything from, It is encouraged."

The current Government wanted to have these people; including Telcos, spy on U.S. Citizens
Republicans, Democrats, and Telcorporatists Are Criminals


NOTE: It has been pointed out "Do Not Believe A Word of This" was written during August 2007 and "NSA Domestic Surveillance Began 7 Months Before 9/11, Convicted Qwest CEO Claims" was written during October 2007. Fly wanted to make sure everybody read the part about "7 Months Before 9/11" ~@~

Do Not Believe A Word of This

by Fly_On_The_Wall

Spying on United States Citizens

Spying on United States citizens started the moment Bush took over office [Approximately February 2001.] and it is interesting to remember spying ONLY surfaced when it was discovered the government was doing surveillance on a group of peaceful Christian Quakers.

The sad truth is, this was another Rove-A-Dope and diversion from truth. The reason spying was instituted was because Corporate Media portrayed George Bush as an idiot and buffoon during his first six months in office; leading up to the inside job, known as 9/11... and if you think this is still foolish to believe, I refer you to the article, "Operation Pearl" by Professor A.K. Dewdney, August 2003, where, at the bottom, in his "core requirements" he states a minimum of 36 people were needed to pull off 9/11 as an INSIDE JOB:

The first group of people who were spied on were politicians, their staff and associations. The second group were reporters and media personalities, in both talent and executive levels, their staff, and associations.

Associations include individuals outside of work and usually obtained from home phones or personal cell phones and based on a "ten tier" (Ten people most called outside work, followed by ten people of each of the original ten or a 'circle of 100'.).

With accumulated profiles (on 'all' these individuals) control was easy (We know who you buy your coke from, we know the porn sites you visit, we know which massage parlors you visit, we have pictures of what you did or did not do in the bedroom.) and reflects how this information can be abused. [If you are not quite sure what is being suggested, ask yourself why would reporters, so easily, roll over for Rove; et. al., and run false and/or misleading stories having the ability to control public thought and opinion; (Remembering: At one time, 82-87% of the United States people thought missiles could hit U.S. from Iraq; along with other W.M.D.)?]

NSA Domestic Surveillance Began 7 Months Before 9/11,
Convicted Qwest CEO Claims

By Ryan Singel

Did the NSA's massive call records database program pre-date the terrorist attacks of 9/11?

That startling allegation is in court documents released this week which show that former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio -- the head of the only company known to have turned down the NSA's requests for Americans' phone records -- tried, unsuccessfully, to argue just that in his defense against insider trading charges.

Nacchio was sentenced to 6 years in prison in 2007 after being found guilty of illegally selling shares based on insider information that the company's fortunes were declining. Nacchio unsuccessfully attempted to defend himself by arguing that he actually expected Qwest's 2001 earnings to be higher because of secret NSA contracts, which, he contends, were denied by the NSA after he declined in a February 27, 2001 meeting to give the NSA customer calling records, court documents released this week show.

AT&T, Verizon and Bellsouth all agreed to turn over call records to an NSA database, according to reporting in the USA Today in 2006. At that time, Nacchio's lawyer publicly stated that Nacchio declined to participate until served with a proper legal order.

The government has never confirmed or denied the existence of the program, but is trying to win legal immunity for telecoms being sued for their alleged participation in the call records program and the government's warrantless wiretapping of Americans. Turning over customer records to anyone, including the government, without proper legal orders violates federal privacy laws.

Nacchio's attempt to depose witnesses and present the classified defense was declined by Colorado federal district court judge Edward Nottingham, a decision that is playing a role in Nacchio's pending appeal to the 10th Circuit Appeals court.

The allegation is peppered throughout the highly redacted documents released by the lower court today, but are most clear in the introduction to this filing (.pdf) from April 2007. [Continue Reading At]:

Remnant of Paradise Continued

Blah, Blah, Blah

Mid '70s Unity Foundation Pamplet - Folded Front

How We Serve

Unity Foundation brings together humanitarian groups through educational festivals. We present performing and visual arts, workshops, classes, and speakers. The fairs have involved 50,000 people and 100 ecological, political, spiritual, third-world, and community service groups. Together we share information, ideas, and skills, in an environment of self-sufficiency and sharing.

The fairs' production costs, waste, and problems are minimal and color, art, and friendliness are bountiful. The fairs demonstrate how to survive in an urban environment in simplicity and enjoyment. Our publicity states "no drugs or alcohol", keeping the atmosphere. harmonious and clean. Participation is emphasized, breaking down the audience-performer roles found in conventional concerts or fairs. Food and other products are sold on a donation basis. Receptacles are provided for on-site recycling.


Mid '70s Unity Foundation Pamplet - Back

References and Associates

Allen Ames, the Rainbow Family

Dennis Banks, American Indian Movement

Phillip Bloom, Omniversal Family Presents

Tony Brown, Earth News Service

Pat Harrington, New Games Foundation

Wavy Gravy, Merry Prankster, Initiator of the Nobody for President Campaign

Richard Hansen, President of the Preservation Hall Democratic Club and Native Sons of Golden West

Tina Hoffman, Founder of Preservation Hall Democratic Club

Cliff Humphrey, Co-founder of the Peace and Freedom Party and Ecology Action

Paul Krassner, writer, editor of The Realist

Carl Macki, Black Whole Communications, editor of X

David McQueen, KSAN-FM News Dept.

Gene Parsons, musician with the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Bros.

Ponderosa Pine, naturalist and activist.

Tony Serra, San Francisco lawyer and past mayoral candidate

Curtis Spangler, Hiranyaloka Agency of the Arts, United State Cafe - San Francisco

Stevie Wonder, musician, arranger and producer.




Comunicato ShaKe

per favore fate girare, se avete blog, radio, siti, giornali ecc. diffondete grazie

*ShaKe edizioni, a seguito di diffida, ha fatto sospendere le proiezioni dei film "American Hardcore" e "Punx", in programma in questi giorni presso il festival Traffic di Torino in una rassegna sul punk. Entrambi i film sono autoprodotti ed editi in Italia da ShaKe. Il festival Traffic non ha chiesto per la proiezione nessuna autorizzazione, né assensi preventivi, né previsto un compenso per autori ed editore: nulla. In sostanza si sarebbe trattato di " proiezioni abusive" di cui autori ed editore sono venuti a sapere "da Internet". Ma Traffic è un festival importante, sponsorizzato da Regione Piemonte , Città di Torino, e marchi come XL, MTV, BNL, Virgin, Metro, Tuborg, Bacardi, Red Bull e molti altri. Oltre a sorridere, abbiamo concluso che per una casa editrice indipendente come ShaKe questa fosse una mancanza di rispetto inaccettabile, soprattutto per il grande lavoro collettivo che questi due documentari hanno richiesto. Quindi abbiamo detto NO!

Segnaliamo che questi film sono in circolazione nei luoghi autogestiti e indipendenti, e presentati in iniziative complesse (con mostre, dibattiti, la presenza dei registi e le migliori bands HC in circolazione) come la lista delle proiezioni qui di seguito dimostra. Quindi seguiteci e li potrete vedere:

> Monza , dal 24 marzo al 4 aprile 2007 C/o Boccaccio Foa, Bandiera Nera Fest
> Torino, 1-3 giugno 2007 c/o Radio Black Out Festival
> Palermo, 8-9 settembre 2007 C/O centro sociale Zetalab, in via Arrigo Boito n. 7
> Bologna, 25 novembre 2007 c/o MODO infoshop - Interno 4 Bologna - Via Mascarella 24/b e 26/a
> Lecce, dal 21 gennaio al 10 febbraio 2008 libreria Ergot - Interno 4 di via Palmieri
> Milano, dal 13 al 16 marzo 2008 c/o Garage di Sesto San Giovanni
> Pisa, dal 18 al 24 aprile 2008 c/o Spazio Antagonista Newroz (Via Garibaldi, 72)
> Bassano del Grappa, 17-18 maggio 2008 c/o Jam Club via Delle Torre Gallery (via della Torre in centro a Bassano)
> Verona, 24 maggio 2008 c/o Circolo Arci Kroen (Loc. La Parà 3, Villafranca)

e inoltre United di Torino, CS Dordoni di Cremona, Ex Emerson Firenze e tanti altri

Vogliamo segnalare la correttezza di tutti questi luoghi nei nostri confronti, una lezione di stile che "altri" dovrebbero imparare.

ShaKe edizioni Milano 9 luglio 2008
e come dicono quelli di Critical Mass "WE are traffic" -

Graffiti Snails Roaming London
Graffiti snails roaming London

Details of DNS Flaw Leaked; Exploit Expected by End of Today
By Kim Zetter

Despite Dan Kaminsky's efforts to keep a lid on the details of the critical DNS vulnerability he found, someone at the security firm Matasano leaked the information on its blog yesterday, then quickly pulled the post down. But not before others had grabbed the information and reposted it elsewhere, leading Kaminsky to post an urgent 0-day message on his blog reading, "Patch. Today. Now. Yes, stay late."

Hackers are furiously working on an exploit to attack the vulnerability. HD Moore, creator of the Metasploit tool, says one should be available by the end of the day.

Earlier this month, Kaminsky, a penetration tester with IOActive, went public with information about a serious and fundamental security vulnerability in the Domain Name System that would allow attackers to easily impersonate any website -- banking sites, Google, Gmail and other web mail websites -- to attack unsuspecting users. [Continue Reading At]:

The Ghost in Your Machine: IPv6 Gateway to Hackers
By Kim Zetter

It may be years before the new internet protocol IPv6 takes over from the current IPv4, but a security researcher is warning that many systems – corporate and personal – are already open to attack through channels that have been enabled on their machines to support IPv6 traffic.

Joe Klein, a security researcher with Command Information, says many organizations and home users have IPv6 enabled on their systems by default but don't know it. They also don't have protection in place to block malicious traffic, since some intrusion detection systems and firewalls aren't set up to monitor IPv6 traffic, presenting an appealing vector through which outsiders can attack their networks undetected.

"Essentially, we have systems that are wide open to a network," says Klein, who is a member of an IPv6 task force and will be speaking about the issue tonight at the HOPE (Hackers on Planet Earth) conference in New York. "It's like having wireless on your network without knowing it." [Continue Reading At]:

Snail massacre causes traffic chaos

Hundreds of migrating snails caused a six-car pile-up as they slithered across a busy dual carriageway.

Police closed the highway for several hours while crushed and surviving snails were scraped off the road near Stuttgart.

'The slime was making the road so slippery that people started skidding all over the place,' one motorist said. 'It was like a horror film.'

Why Not Try Love Again?
by Jumpin' Jupiter
Flying Snail Studios Podcasts
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The Last Heads Up

What you do not know is a lot of 'good' folks, in the computer background, have spent countless hours trying to right wrongs caused by United States Republicans and Democrats during the past ten years.

Not to "beat a dead horse", but, when 9/11 happened, ninety plus percent of the World stood behind George Bush when he sent troops to Afghanistan (Osama "Dead or Alive") and in our opinion, if he had finished that job, then, he might have been a Hero, but he said he did not care about Osama, pulled troops from Afghanistan, and sent them to Iraq; in an act of illegal Nation Building, insinuating Saddam could blow us up with WMD and that Saddam had something to do with 9/11; leading over eighty-seven percent of U.S. population to believe this was true. [Currently, July 2008, forty-two percent of U.S. citizens still believe Saddam had something to do with 9/11.]

Fact: Both Bush presidents, Clinton, Republicans, and Democrats murdered more innocent people than when Rumsfeld and Saddam murdered Kurds.

When the Bush Administration, with Republican and Democrat support, became more aggressive towards Iraq this anonymous apology appeared, with hopes it would explain...and later this.

After an eighteen month struggle with the Bush Administration, a 9/11 cOmmission ignored obvious lies (The administration said they had no previous knowledge of what became the 9/11 Mass Murders (They tried to make the August 6, 2001 PDB - 'bin Laden to ATTACK U.S. USING PLANES' disappear.), the ISI connection, and Neocon Plan.

Nobody questioned the 2004 election, and slowly but surely, the World grew more angry with U.S.

When corporate oil, with phenomenal profit reports, pushed up gas prices, it AFFECTED WORLD GAS PRICES and if one thought the World was angry with the United States before, you would not believe the feeling against U.S. now, because they realize it was Republicans, with Democrat support, who are responsible for 'this mess', and if you want to really understand why U.S. people have done nothing, read this.

(fwiw) This is being written due to an article below titled, "Details of DNS Flaw Leaked; Exploit Expected by End of Today" (posted yesterday) that needs serious attention.

What To Do ??? The DNS problem is a Systems Administrator 'thing' and is out of most people's hands; however, if one is worried, go here and follow the Adobe/Macromedia Cookie Remover instructions at the top of the page... and do it daily until this mess gets fixed. ~@~

July 25, 2009 - 7 AM Pacific - 10 AM East
Hearing on Allegations of Bush Administration Misconduct
Currently on C-SPAN TV C-SPAN Streaming, KPFA, and KPFA Streaming


If a president is willing to lie about the most basic governmental and political facts, civic debate becomes impossible, and the public becomes incapable of informed judgment. Because of the great weight that any president's words have with the public, the president of the United States must not be a liar. - Tony (I wonder what I was smoking when I said that) Blankley

The Scooter Libby verdict is inextricably linked to Iraq: his lies were an attempt to cover up the disingenuous case for war. - Sidney Blumenthal

Keith Lampe
Happy Birthday Keith !
Chicago '68, Seattle '99, Denver '08

Government of the USA in Exile
Free Americans Reaching Out to Amerika's Huddled Masses Yearning to Breathe Free

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The excerpt below from a piece at reveals a police tactic used frequently by US police--notably at the '68 Chicago "Democratic" Convention and '99 Seattle anti-WTO protests.

In '68 plainclothes police infiltrated the protesters' first major march and from it threw rocks through shop windows to provide a pretext for their uniformed buddies to behave viciously. Evidently there was a decision made in the back rooms at a federal level to have a bloodbath so the average US voter's backbrain association between "Democrats"and bloodbaths might enable Nixon to win. Indeed, that's what happened. The bloodbath also was intimidating enough to reverse the burgeoning momentum of the anti-war, New Left and Yippie movements. It was part of a one-two punch which included Kent State in '70.

The decision probably did not originate within the US military but nevertheless the military was more influential in what happened than were Mayor Daley and/or the Chicago police.

Much emphasis was placed on preventing protest leaders from communicating with each other and with the press. We Yippies had all checked into the same hotel but within a day or two without even bothering to provide a pretext for doing so, they kicked all but one of us out. I was sharing a room with the chap covering the convention for the Toronto Star--but there was no concern about a possible "international incident" as they forced both the Canadian and me to vacate.

Next day I returned to the hotel because I had to see Ed Sanders, the only one of us allowed to remain there. They wouldn't let me go up to his room, so I took a seat in the lobby to wait for his descent. Within a minute or two the door to the street swung open and in came three or four little guys in single file, all wearing the white-shirt-black-tie costume of the US Army Criminal Investigation Division (and other military entities). The first one instantly photo-recognized me and hesitated before deciding to keep going rather than leave till I'd left. They walked over towards the reception desk and then just behind it slipped a key into a door which opened to show large spools turning on a wall: they were taping Ed's calls.

This explained why before they kicked us out, it sometimes took fifteen or twenty minutes to get a call through the hotel switchboard: the switchboard wasn't overloaded by high volumes but the taping gear was. Additionally to thwart our communications they went to the trouble of disabling all coin phones within a block or two of the hotel.

In order to understand the monumental extent of this bloodbath (suppressed even by progressive historians like Howard Zinn) please read David Lewis Stein's LIVING THE REVOLUTION, Bobbs-Merrill, '69. The police even broke into the office of a major Presidential candidate (Eugene McCarthy), ransacked it and, as I recall, they also arrested people there and stole files.

The reason I go into this at this time is I believe it's rather likely that a decision has already gone down in current back rooms to have a bloodbath in Denver to benefit McCain. In which case, all the corporate media footage of the protest scene at the "Republican" convention will be kept Squeaky Clean.

The decisions made in US back rooms these days are so much more vicious--for example, murdering nearly 3000 on September 11, 2001--that we must be prepared for the possibility that this time the plainclothes cops infiltrating a Denver parade or rally won't merely hurl rocks but in fact will pull out pistols and start shooting at nearby uniformed cops while other plainclothes cops ensure that the shooters escape into the crowd.

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Yours for all species, Keith Lampe, Ro-Non-So-Te, Ponderosa Pine, Transition Prez

Cellphones can cause cancer

Thursday, 24 July , 2008, 12:16

New Delhi: The beloved cellphone without which most people feel completely powerless is actually a danger in disguise, says a leading health expert, who has called for limiting the use of the mobile phone because of it's possible cancer risk.

The director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Dr. Ronald B. Herberman, issued the unprecedented warning to his faculty and staff on July 23.

The warning is contrary to numerous studies that don't find a link between cancer and cell phone use, and a public lack of worry by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Herberman is basing his alarm on early-unpublished data.

He says it takes too long to get answers from science and he believes people should take action now – especially when it comes to children.

"Really at the heart of my concern is that we shouldn't wait for a definitive study to come out, but err on the side of being safe rather than sorry later," the China Daily quoted Herberman, as saying.

In the memo he sent to about 3,000 faculty and staff, Herberman said that children should use cell phones only for emergencies because their brains are still developing.

Adults should keep the phone away from the head and use the speakerphone or a wireless headset, he said.

He even warned against using cell phones in public places like a bus because it exposes others to the phone''s electromagnetic fields.

A driving force behind the memo was Devra Lee Davis, the director of the university''s center for environmental oncology.

"The question is do you want to play Russian roulette with your brain," she said in an interview from her cell phone while using the hands-free speaker phone as recommended.

"I don''t know that cell phones are dangerous. But I don't know that they are safe," she added.

Citizens Against Second Hand Cellular Phone Radiation

Camel cigarettes had the largest booth at American Medical Association's 1948 convention; boasting, "More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette." which is a splendid example of "Profits Not People" and should be a 'Wake Up Call' for HONEST Evaluation of the Dangers and Hazards from Cellular Telephones and effects of amplified microwave frequencies emitting from Cellular repeater sites. -- "It's A Matter of Trust" = Citizen's Against Second Hand Cellular Phone Radiation (CASHCPR), 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 - Inspired by "edge Wireless", member of the [Spying] AT&T Wireless Network.

More Doctors Smoke Camels Than Any Other Cigarette
Proof Corporatists & FDA Support "Profits Not People"


Cindy Sheehan for Congress 2008

Hey Friends!

My campaign has until August 8th to get 3657 more signatures to get my name on the ballot here in San Francisco for my run against failed Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi

If you live in San Francisco, we need help gathering the signatures on petitions and we also need you to sign if you are a registered voter.

Our office is at 1260 Mission (between 8th and 9th) and we are open every day from 8am to 8pm during the week and 10-4 on weekends

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Only 5 other candidates have attained ballot status as independents here in California which has draconian and democracy-suppressing hoops to jump through to give the working and middle class voters a choice

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The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder

There is direct evidence that President George W. Bush did not honorably lead this nation, but deliberately misled it into a war he wanted. Bush and his administration knowingly lied to Congress and to the American public � lies that have cost the lives of more than 4,000 young American soldiers and close to $1 trillion.

A Monumental Lie

In his first nationally televised address on the Iraqi crisis on October 7, 2002, six days after receiving the National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), a classified CIA report, President Bush told millions of Americans the exact opposite of what the CIA was telling him - a monumental lie to the nation and the world.

On the evening of October 7, 2002, the very latest CIA intelligence was that Hussein was **NOT** an imminent threat to the U.S. This same information was delivered to the Bush administration as early as October 1, 2002, in the NIE, including input from the CIA and 15 other U.S. intelligence agencies. In addition, CIA director George Tenet briefed Bush in the Oval Office on the morning of October 7th.

ET holding a button saying U.S. Out of North America, Nobody for President
Ex-NASA Astronaut Believes In UFOs
MP3 -
1974 UFO Message - MP3
[Mentions Oil Crisis, Gulf Coast Disaster, U.S. Government Coup, etc.]
Flying Snail

Olympics-IOC admits to deal with China on censorship

By Nick Mulvenney

BEIJING, July 30 (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials have cut a deal with China to allow the blocking of sensitive websites from media during the Beijing Games, press chief Kevan Gosper said on Wednesday.

Gosper, chairman of the IOC's press commission, had previously said that internet access for the 21,500 media accredited for the Aug. 8-24 Games would be "open".

" I ... now understand that some IOC officials negotiated with the Chinese that some sensitive sites would be blocked on the basis they were not considered Games related," the Australian told Reuters on Wednesday.

China is committed to providing media with the same freedom to report on the Games as they enjoyed at previous Olympics and it loosened controls over foreigners reporting in the country in January 2007.

But attempts to use the internet at the main press centre to access the website of Amnesty International, which released a report on Monday slamming China for failing to honour its Olympic human rights pledges, continued to prove fruitless on Wednesday. [Continue Reading At]:

More Doctors Smoke CAMELS Than Any Other CigaretteMore Doctors Smoke CAMELS Than Any Other Cigarette
US vote says cigarettes are drugs

The US House of Representatives has voted to treat tobacco as a drug and have it regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). [Continue Reading At]:

Nobody Wants To Know How Much Blood Money Republicans and Democrats Accumulated Over the Years From Tobacco Lobbyists!

Arrest Karl Rove
Arrest Karl Rove!

Develop Your Mind, NOT Sacred Sites
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Develop Your Mind Not Sacred Sites

"In an 1868 treaty, drafted at Fort Laramie in Sioux country, the United States established the Black Hills as part of the Great Sioux Reservation, set aside for exclusive use by the Sioux people. However, after the discovery of gold there in 1874, the United States confiscated the land in 1877. To this day, ownership of the Black Hills remains the subject of a legal dispute between the U.S. government and the Sioux."

Wheel of Law

We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail, threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with the world's worst weapons. - George W. Bush

Reporters Without Borders

Any government that supports, protects or harbours terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes. - George W. Bush

Gary Varvel cartoon

Free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don't attack each other. Free nations don't develop weapons of mass destruction. - George W. Bush

The true history of my administration will be written 50 years from now, and you and I will not be around to see it. - George W. Bush

A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. - Friedrich Nietzsche


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"SITA SINGS THE BLUES" WINS THE GRAND PRIZE AT ANNECY, BILL PLYMPTON'S FEATURE "IDIOTS AND ANGELS" WINS THE SPECIAL DISTINCTION AWARD Russell Merritt, who teaches at UC Berkeley, e-mailed us the great news on his way to Nina and Bill's victory party. He also said, "Kunio Kato's La Maison en Petits Cubes from Japan won the grand prize for shorts." I checked the Annecy website and Nina won "The crystal for best feature" and Bill won the Special Distinction award. They were the only awards given work from the US this year. The jury for the features that bestowed the prizes was Matt Groening who created The Simpsons, Ram Mohan and Barry Purves. [Continue Reading]

Oh, I hope that I see you again I never even caught your name As you looked through my window pane -- So I'm writing this message today I'm thinking that you'll have a way Of hearing the notes in my tune -- Where are you going? Where have you been? I can imagine other worlds you have seen -- Beautiful faces and music so serene -- So I do hope I see you again My universal citizen You went as quickly as you came -- You know the power Your love is right You have good reason To stay out of sight -- But break our illusions and help us Be the light - Message by Michael Pinder

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