Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
One sad/funny protester was a story of a guy riding his bike in front of the treasury building, with a portable PA system saying,
"Pay no attention to this building. It is the treasury. It is empty. It has been looted.â€�
Not to supprising that almost every major news source mentioned the couple hundred pro-war protester that were also there. some of the articles gave equal time to both dispite one side haveing maybe 400 people and the other having at least 100,000 and some estimates as high as 500,000 but I can see why the get equal time... oh wait no no I cant.
I told my sister about wanting to go to the protest and she thought it was ironic that I couldnt afford to go because of the gas prices. shes right there is a cruel irony involved in that. But remeber the important thing is that the gas companies didnt lose any profits this year. thats a relief. I would have lost a lot of sleep if I found out that a few muti-billionaire ceo's didnt make quite as much this year. I can barely afford to drive to work, but the economy is booming? that's what O'rielly told me. so it must be true right?
Wow im still reading from thomas Paine's corner, really good stuff there right now. you should really chech it out.
Burn the liars
Friday, September 23, 2005
"We finally cleaned up public housing in New Orleans. We couldn't do it, but God did." â€“Rep. Richard Baker (R-LA)
This guy might not get reelected. of course all the people who dislike him are now scatered across the nation.
I think we are in fact on our way to getting on top of the whole Katrina exercise." â€“Vice President Dick Cheney,
Um sorry this wasn't an exercise and if it was, you'll have to do it again cause you failed miserably. well thats not fair, cheney wasnt at the "exercise" so it not his fault....
"I have not heard a report of thousands of people in the convention center who don't have food and water." â€“Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff,
I still vote for public stoning in front of the super dome
"Last night, we showed you the full force of a superpower government going to the rescue." â€“MSNBC's Chris Matthews, Sept. 1, 2005
.....thats just sad
"It's totally wiped out. ... It's devastating, it's got to be doubly devastating on the ground." â€“President Bush, turning to his aides while surveying Hurricane Katrina flood damage from Air Force One, Aug. 31, 2005
I usually think that his stupidity is staged so that he looks down to earth but this makes me think hes at least a LD if not a bit MR.
"FEMA is not going to hesitate at all in this storm. We are not going to sit back and make this a bureaucratic process. We are going to move fast, we are going to move quick, and we are going to do whatever it takes to help disaster victims." -FEMA Director Michael Brown, Aug. 28, 2005
"Our Nation is prepared, as never before, to deal quickly and capably with the consequences of disasters and other domestic incidents." â€“FEMA Director Michael Brown, March 9, 2005
Well there was that one time in the past where we were better prepared, oh when was that.... oh yeah when certain positions were filled with people based on qualification instead of based on helping with political campains. Man i didnt think that much of clinton when he was in office but i really miss him now.
Burn the liars.
Thursday, September 22, 2005
In case you havent had your morining cup of coffee there may have been a little sarcasm involved in this post.
"Many were struck by ... poverty, at times shameful, in rich America," Cordes told Vatican Radio.
"The weakness experienced by the United States faced with this
catastrophe" serves to "destroy all of our beliefs about self-sufficiency," the
Vatican official said. "Thus, for me, in the bad part of this event there is
also the hope, for many citizens, of seeing that the world is greater than the
United States," Cordes said.
People voted for Bush? WHY? Oh thats right he was the one that could protect us during a disaster.....
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
This is an interesting article, the Department of Defence cannot account for a trillion dollars. This obviously isnt from one year as there budget is only around 280 billion dollars a year plus 200 billion to lose a war. But a TRILLION DOLLARS since the birth of this country should be unacceptable. Apparently the accountants say they cannot audit the DOD because its just to much work. I bet you could easily pay for all the accountants you need if you could cut a few billion dollars of waste off the DOD's budget. hell a trillion dollars thats 50 billion dollars a year for the last 20 years. yeah I cant eve finish writing this. I hope these facts are incorrect, but who really knows? theres no accountablitiy for anyone in government. burn the liars.
Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Think of the rage and hatred we felt here after the attack then think about living in Afghanistan. You have lived through a war with the soviets that lasted from 1979-1989 you finally have a little bit of peace. Of course you may not be to happy with the US because they trained a whole bunch of guerrilla fighters to fight off the Russians but at least they kept you from becoming a part of the soviet union so you may be on the fence about the US. Then after 12 year of rebuilding with the US helping to support your fundamentalist leaders, if you are a fundamentalist this may please you or it may anger you that your leaders would accept help from infidels. Then one of those American trained guerilla fighters who have been very well trained at how to inflict maximum damage with a minimal of cost decides that he wants to attack the US. He develops this plan for 5 years while training dozens of men. He then strikes with well-known consequences. And now for the crime of living in the same nation as a terrorist you are going to be killed, or maybe your child or parents. So where do you turn when the most powerful nation on earth decides that it hates you and starts bombing your neighborhood? You may be angry with the terrorists and go try to kill them, or you may be angry with the people who killed your family. Can we not understand why they would be filled with rage after having their cities leveled? We have two buildings destroyed and we were out for blood. They have their cities destroyed along with the entire infrastructure and their leaders taken or killed. Imagine how you would feel if you were in there shoes. If you lived here and you immediately wanted to bomb Afghanistan after 9/11 then think if you were in Afghanistan, would you not have those same feelings towards the US? If you are an American that supports the war, then imagine you lived in Afghanistan or Iraq, would you be a terrorist?
Of course this all started asking why this nation is so divided, I may have answered my own question by writing something that would clearly anger a lot of conservatives. So it goes.
Friday, September 16, 2005
These people deserve metals in my book not court dates.
would bombing a country then be consitered conspiract to impede an officer by threat, intimidation and force? lets add that to bushs list of crimes.
But the point of this is that the doctor who spoke those elequent words was then arrested. He was let go after only 20 minutes because he had not broken any laws. I may have misspoke when I said arrested, but he was handcuffed by millitary police carrying M-16's which is an arrest in my book. go here for the complete story.
Tuesday, September 13, 2005
People, you REALLY want to change things? A weeklong boycott of the American economy is what we need. If we could get even just 25% of the population of this country to participate in a weeklong boycott, where absolutely nothing but survival essentials were bought, and the minimum amount of utilities were used, no gas or big ticket items purchased what so ever, and this 25% also stayed away from movies and other social activities for that week, we would see those in power look up and take notice.
In a country that runs on unfettered capitalism, you don't wake the government up to your cause by marching, you wake it up by hitting it where it hurts, in the pocket.
I've been ready to do this for years, but there is no way, obviously, that I can do it alone. I guess I'm just really trying to get the idea out there, but think about it for a while and I'm sure you'll agree that it could very well work.
Posted by: Fenria on September 13, 2005 at 01:25AM
This came from a comment on huffington post
I think a week long general strike of every laborer in america would hurt even more.
To paraphrase a quote, because i cant remeber exact, " the worker with his hands in his pockets is the more powerfull than any leader" you get the idea anyway.
I saw a great bumper sticker the other day. " It will be a great day when the schools have all the money they need and the air force has to hold a back sale to buy a bomber."
I have to give credit here Jello Biafra did a segement about this in one of his speaches.
Friday, September 09, 2005
It would be hillarious if it wasnt true.
Those who dont want to play the"blame game" dont want to because... they are to blame. or that pesky word that people over the age of 9 use "accountablity".
And one from the night before.
was there failure among leadership, short anwser, yes. long answer YYYYEEEEEEESSSSSSS!!!!
Thursday, September 08, 2005
A ship off the coast that wanted to help and FEMA decided not to use, or at least not fully utillise
hey a republican that I agree with
The letter sent to Bush on august 28th asking for help
firefighters sent to atlanta for training instead saving lives
ny times report, navy pilots
reprimanding navy pilots for saving lives
Canadians got to work before FEMA
theres lots of good videos on this site, might have to add croos and liars to the links. I havent had a chance to check out all the videos yet, nut it looks like theres some good ones.
Once again havent been able to watch it yet but the Charmaine Neville video is supposed to be chilling.
Bush in charge of the investigation on what went wrong with katrina, I guess im not the only one who sees the problem with this idea
I think thats good for right now. oh and I have to give credit to BuzzFlash.com because thats where all these sites came from
Wednesday, September 07, 2005
There's other good stuff in this article too, i just picked out the part about poverty levels to talk about. Washington Post
Tuesday, September 06, 2005
Friday, September 02, 2005
A group that has grown in notorioty due to the Cindy Sheehan cause called MoveOn.org is getting people to open their homes to the hurricane victims to give them a place to stay durring clean up. Any person able to do this for a total stranger is a hero in my book. I dont have a spare room, Im broke and im probably about 1400 miles away so im not sure how much I can do. I can't even donate blood right away because I did recently and I cant again for 112 days. Im also a big fan of MoveOn.org because they seem a bit more realistic when they pick there battles than some othe leftist organizations. Instead of trying to collect donations and send them to people they are simply asking there members to donate to the Red Cross. which is a simple and very effective way to do it as long as your not doing it just to get your name in the paper. The Red Cross is one of the great charities that is not only trying to help, but really does and in many different ways. So to anyone in the area of New Orleans with a spare bed, check out the link above. This isnt a time for partisanship this is a time to help your fellow man simply because they need your help.