September 2006


I need more fodder in my flame-war against the anti-smoking prohibitionists who want to ban smoking, even in my own bar that I own (hypothetically). (more…)

nomeansno-the-peoples-choice.jpgI will be at the newly-opened Rock N Roll hotel tonight, to see NoMeansNo, who has only come around once before in the 15 years Carolyn & I have listened to them.  We’re totally stoked.  I will write more about it after it happens.

I don’t normally do chain surveys because I view it as building something then throwing it away. I much greater prefer OKCupid where your survey results are stored, and can be compared to your friends. (more…)

14,000 U.S. detainees languish in American hands with few Geneva Convention rights given to them, and few charges filed:  http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/14887908/ 

http://www.cnn.com/2006/LAW/09/18/guantanamo.solitary.ap/index.html

Fucked up.  If anyone has watched The Road To Guantanimo, you would have a better understanding of what is happening.  If you voted for Bush, you are complicit in assisting war crimes and gross abuses of human rights. Good job. (That was sarcasm.)

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Some disturbing stories about the erosion of free speech in America.  Having already had a police officer force me to turn my shirt inside-out, because of what it said, politically, at a public event (high school graduation), I can attest firsthand that the climate of free speech in america is dead.  It was dying beofre 9/11 — but 9/11 killed it utterly (Congratulations folks, you handed Bin Laden exactly what he wanted).  Read on for the actual stories. (more…)

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