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|At least Green STANDS for something
Nothing. The politicians that are the backbone of the democratic party stand for nothing. Oh, except for their wallets; they're well-paid losers who would rather take the 'safe' corporate road ...
|"Yay! America's found its new enemy!"
It was with a somber expression that our president announced today's choice for "Enemy of the moment". His expression was serious, the good father reluctant to punish, woefully aware of the ...
|Yes, I would move my business abroad to avoid US taxes, and here’s why.
Yes, I would move my business abroad to avoid US taxes, and here’s why. I feel that my taxes go to support things that I wish would disappear, and I’m upset (What an inadequate word!) about it.
|I had to put the Israel-Palestine area in stasis today.
I had to put the Israel-Palestine area in stasis today. From the outside, it looks like the area is buried in a green glass-like material, and if you are close to the edge you can see things moving ...
When I mention the name of my main music teacher, Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, people sometimes ask me “If he’s so great, why haven’t I heard of him?” I ask them “Have you heard of Kim ...
|UNITE AND CONQUER
There is a group of people in the world who want to make profits so badly that they will destroy the world and everybody in it. They don't care about you. They don't care about your children. They ...
| A song of praise for Indian bread
I'm traveling in India right now, and thought that I'd keep you up to date on things that REALLY count. I went to a popular vegetarian restaurant here in Jaipur yesterday. Off in the corner of the ...
|To those who want an armed society.
I have friends who actually think that they can hold off or even topple the government if they don't like it. Now I like weapons as much as the next person, but an armed society... Here's what it'...
|the new outsourcing; why the jobs are NEVER coming back.
Your job was outsourced… to a machine. A couple of days ago, I went to Home Depot, and a robot checked me out. That's right, A robot. Where once there had been four checkout counters, staffed ...
|Taking advantage of global warming.
Up to now, we’ve looked at problems like global warming and thought “we have to fight it”. This is exactly how we acted for most of the history of the human race. I propose to act in a ...
|Enough with the insults!
“Libtard".... “Teatard".... and so on and so forth. If we flatter ourselves that we are “better” than the other side, that illusion is completely dissipated when we start insulting people ...
| The Red Hawk Who saved my life flies away.
Charles Thom Senior, The Red Hawk Walking Backwards, chief medicine man of the Karuk nation, left his body to join his ancestors today. When I heard about the passing of this man, who had saved my ...
|Ketchup of dreams.
I love ketchup. I consider it to be the sauce of sauces, the ultimate thing to have on morning scrambled eggs, “one sauce to rule them all,” the sine qua non of condiments. I like ketchup so ...
|My Letter to Rep. Lois Capps
Dear Representative Capps; Again, I am reminded of why I like to vote for you. As a veteran, father, and antiwar activist I especially appreciate this sentence in your letter: "As someone who ...
|A black wall with names and many white crosses
Now we will know if it’s “our” government or not. Everyone knows that the American public is overwhelmingly opposed to war against Syria. please follow this link, read this, and know that we ...
|Assad is NOT “killing his own people”!
I am CRYING with frustration at the lack of comprehension of what Syria is all about. I just moved, so I don’t have my copy of “7 pillars of wisdom” T. E. Lawrence’s famous book, handy. ...
|Forget everything else, THIS is important!
More than thirty items that federal investigator Kenneth Starr examined while gathering evidence for the impeachment case against former President Bill Clinton went up for auction Monday on the Nate ...
|I fell in Love, I was betrayed, and now...
Don't worry; it'll be better for both of us. It's not you, it is I who have changed. And all of those other bromides that people say when you end a relationship. Please follow me below the thing to ...
|A spy–free zone.
Last night, a friend who shall remain nameless and I sat in my music room talking and making music for a while. At a certain point, we both took our cell phones outside and turned them off. It'...
| Take out your wallet and LOOK AT IT
I envy the people of Libya; they took matters into their own hands. I envy the people of Egypt; they went to into the street and took out their bad government. I envy the people of Italy; they ...
|The Aliens are HERE!!!! NOW!!!! and why they haven't revealed themselves.
Hypothesis 1; the aliens are going to rape the planet, enslave/eat/freeze to eat later the people. Nope. They don't need to harvest meat like we do. They can cross interstellar space, so they don't ...
|Science news; New Element Discovered.
Yessiree, science lovers and all you other pointy-headed 'intellectuals' out there, a new element has been discovered… it's called… wait for it… "Comprendonium"!!! from the Spanish "Comprender",
|What happened to me on 21 Dec 2012
The Nagaraja transmission: what happened on 21 December 2012. What happened on 21 December 2012 was a huge surprise for me. I had heard what the Maya priests said, and I had also heard a lot of ...
|My youngest daughter Isa showed me the future.
A lot has been said about women, and how important they are for the future of the world. I don't think people here have even scratched the surface. The fact is, many so-called "primitive" people ...
|Here's what REALLY happened on 12-21-12:
Here's what REALLY happened on 12-21-12: You know what it's like when you have ridden a bicycle your whole life and somebody hands you the keys to a powerful motorcycle? And you're scared of the ...
|National Rifle Assn: All Recipients
Here are the politicians that are paid off by the NRA.
|“Operation get the #@!! out”
Hey! Ain't we are the United States of America, The Greatest Country In The World( TM)? Well then, we should be able to do this. If we did the Berlin airlift, and so many other wars that we ...
| it's NOT OVER!
Complacency towards the end is our worst enemy. We have to think as if it's not decided yet. Unfortunately, Democrats are good at celebrating before the race is won. They are not strong finishers. ...
|"If they had been armed..."
There's this meme that in a mass shooting, if everyone had been armed, the gunman would have been stopped by bystanders. Here's the truth, from the shooting yesterday outside the Empire State ...
|My reason to be thankful
When I look at the total bullshit that passes for religion and politics, two completely bullshit things that are supposed to play a moral leadership role and instead are just self-serving and self-...
|What does Mitt REALLY believe?
Mitt Romney has been accused of being a flip-flopper. here's the truth. 1. GL0BAL WARMlNG JUNE, 2011: Believed in it. OCT 2011: Doesn't believe in it. 2. CORPORATE TAXES: Raised Property ...
|A confession from a purist
I have a terrible confession to make. I helped elect George W. Bush. And it's because I insisted on my purity, my idealism, my squeaky-clean-ness. A lot of people here are very pure too. Some of ...
| a blast from the past
Today I had a visit from the past. I'm talking about quite the distant past, back in 1954. I was 12 years old, and going to school in Switzerland. In my first year in that school, I got ...
| “French postcards”
Yesterday my sweetheart and I were wandering around in San Francisco and, in a store, we found a book called “French postcards” and subtitled “an album of vintage erotica”. It was amazing ...
| Is this a book that you would publish?
First of all I have to tell you that I'm writing a book, in fact it's a novel, in fact it's an adventure novel. See, I got tired of all of the stories where the hero starts out great and ends up ...
|I am the 100%
I had a wonderful teacher in college who once said to the class: “there is nobody “out there”; we're all in here.” So I am part of the 100%. I want everybody to have a good life. I ...
| party platform 2012
it's been said that OWS has no platform. Here is my version of what would be my party's platform for 2012. I don't know if any of it will happen. It's what I feel we desperately need. Feel free ...
| how the government encourages lawbreaking
Is there anybody here who doesn't speed? Seriously, do you always stay at exactly 65 miles an hour on the freeway, or are you like everybody else, driving around 71 miles an hour? Or even faster, if ...
|Marijuana; why do we have to justify?
At one time the United States had prohibition. This meant that alcohol was basically illegal. American citizens fought Prohibition for a long time, but one thing they didn't have to do was justify ...
| a reply to a letter
I just got a letter from our president. It started out with “friend” and ended with "Barack" it asked me to contribute money to his campaign, and maybe I would get a chance to have dinner ...
| children under 10 years of age
All children under 10 years of age In Afghanistan have lived with American military presence in their country for as long as they can remember. Am I the only one that finds it strange, that there ...
| this is what terminal cancer looks like
The situation in the United States reminds me of the old joke. The Doctor tells the wife of the patient “if you don't have sex with him every day, he's going to die”. The wife turns to the ...
| I cannot condone this
Tonight I heard that a NATO strike killed Gadhafi's son. I am not proud of this, and I am not proud of the actions of my country. This does not mean that I condone Gadhafi's actions towards his ...
|“We are green and self-sufficient.”
Today, La Repubblica, one of Italy's largest newspapers, put out an amazing report on renewable energy. Italy's success can be imitated by any nation. The headline reads: “We are green and ...
|The new Manhattan Project
We need a new Manhattan Project in this country, and in the whole world, and we need it right now. In the 1940s, a project called “the Manhattan project” took shape in the United States. An ...
|"Arab no-fly zone"
Ha ha. When I lived in 'The Orient' I once heard a crash from the kitchen. I walked in, and a plate was smashed on the floor. The servants looked at one another; finally the senior one said.... ...
|I envy Egypt
I saw the people of Tunisia force change, democratic change. Hopefully, the country will come out of it better, more democratic, healthier, and more responsive to people’s needs. Now the ...
|A message from the overlords
people of Earth; this is a message from your new overlords. We have arrived to help you to “set your house in order”. We have reluctantly decided that we must step in to help you ...
|Things have got to change
This is supposed to be a mainstream site, an important site: but one thing better happen right now if this site wants to keep its importance and relevance We all, unanimously, have to become ...
|Show it already
Are you tired of “birthers”? Are you as tired of these kind of people as I am? Or do you find yourself wondering “where is that birth certificate? Why can't we see it? Why doesn'...
| I'm dusting off my peace symbol
I refuse to let Bush-Bin Laden win. I refuse to let the military-industrial-corporate complex continue to profit from this war. Back in 66, when I got out of the Army, I became a peace activist.
"There's not too many pacifists on this site”. I've been told this, here on this site, quite a few times. This site is one of the most weak I've ever seen when it comes to pacifism. ...
| “there are not too many pacifists here”
Those incredibly cynical words were in a comment on one of my diaries. It was an antiwar diary. Or maybe I should say pro-peace, and be positive. I've spoken before, in diaries like this, about ...
|Here's how to get good government
Political effectiveness is an interesting thing. If we want to continue being politically effective, we have to change. And it's going to be hard. Because changing politics involves changing minds,
| smart guns, stupid people
the United States Army is introducing a new gun. It's supposed to be smarter than a person. Our politicians are smart too; that's because they don't make any profit from extending unemployment ...
|we can get us some MONEY!!!
You know that money that we pay in taxes? Wouldn't you like to have a bunch of that? Well, I found us a really good way to cash in; all we need is someone with a beard and a nice thick accent. ...
|Back to the Bronze Age
Oh, please don't tell me you're surprised at the election results. Currently, I'm in a country with wonderful high-speed trains, terrific public transit, universal health care, and respect for ...
|The cuisine of Atlantis
This is an article from a considerably longer text on ancient cuisine. Flower boat cuisine is a specific type of food preparation and presentation that belongs to the flower boat ...
|Nice guys finish last
Too nice, and too wimpy; to me, that describes many rank- and-file democrats. I'm angry, and I'm determined. If I'm going to continue to live in the USA, I want to make sure that I really live ...
| Heads on a pike
I was just exposed to the most amazing energy. The name of the person who taught me this is Howard Wills. During a lecture that he gave, he said: “Forgive everything, no matter what.”
|LEAVE MARIE ANTOINETTE ALONE!!!!!!!!!!!
you people have NO HEART, no feelings! LEAVE MARIE ANTOINETTE ALONE! she's done NOTHING to you! She's a GOOD PERSON11111! She's been DEAD for a LONG TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She got HER HEAD CUT ...
|Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina REALLY cares about Afghanistan
there's diaries up right now that have to do with who cares and who doesn't care about Afghanistan. But there is one person who really, really cares about Afghanistan; who desperately wants the ...
| just another diary
I've written a lot of diaries about this, and frankly all I care about is getting the word out. Of course, this is out of date; now the cost of the wars is up to 3 trillion. And that's not counting ...
|Blame “the rich”, oh yeah...
It's fashionable nowadays here on DKos to blame a group of people that, for want of a better title, are being called “the rich”. As usual, people here and in the United States in ...
|Huge! Boehner tells the truth!!!! Updated
From Huffington: Ensuring there's enough money to pay for the war will require reforming the country's entitlement system, Boehner said. He said he'd favor increasing ...
|"There's not many pacifists here"
the title of this diary is from a comment in a previous antiwar diary I wrote. I've written about 10 of them, then they disappeared, as usual, because I don't think people have cared much. Maybe, ...
| Automobile follies I; the illusion of driving
Once upon a time, there was the open road, the hum of the powerful motor, and the wind in your face. Your sweetheart sitting next to you, her hair wrapped in a scarf, admiring the scenery as it ...
|Breaking! The generals' statement on Afghanistan!
the brass hats who are running the war in Afghanistan released a statement today relating to the end of the conflict. I was very relieved to see that the longest-running war in American history is.
|why I don't “support the troops”
because I support individuals. I support our individual soldiers in their right to live. I support Afghani people in their right to rule their country as they see fit, just as we here in the ...
| can we Finally say “enough!”?
So one of the talking heads who calls himself a general said today that “maybe, if things go really well, there's a vague possibility that we may be able to say that there seems to be signs ...
Do you ever get the feeling that you are being held hostage? That there's a 'protection racket' that takes your money, ostensibly to keep you safe, but in actuality to extort huge amounts of money ...
|It's time to stop being insane.
I have a little bit of hope today. I have hope that people here and everywhere in the United States are waking up. I've diaried about this so many times, and yet I realize that I have to go ...
| Are we waking up?
I ask this question of the majority of humanity in general, and of the citizens of the United States in particular. Yesterday, I was going to write a gbcw diary because I felt that people here ...
|Enough with the Romans already!
Good evening. My name is Mr Horrible, and I'm a Roman. In lots of diaries, I hear put-downs of "The Romans"; "The Romans" did this, "the Romans" did that, etc. What about the Persian empire? How ...
| eliminating foreign oil dependency- immediately
Certain people have said that Americans don't sacrifice. We did in the past. During World War II, Americans sacrificed. Now? Not so much. If we did, or if we were willing to, we could end our ...
|Have I got a deal for you!
I've got something that you're going to buy. I know, I know; you don't really want it. But you are going to buy it anyway, whether you like it or not. Expensive? Sure, but it doesn't matter, ...
|Don't you KNOW who they are by now? (Updated)
It's relatively easy to identify the 'tea baggers'. That lady with white hair and a mis-spelled sign? she's got a name. If you ask her, maybe she'll even tell you. It's easy to identify The ...
| I owe you an apology
yesterday I wrote a whiny rant that I don't even want you to go back and look at. No, seriously, Please don't. The fact is, I spoke badly about some friends of mine who are musicians, and I shot ...
|A study in alienation
Tonight I went to play at a bar/restaurant called Pascucci, down on State Street. I played with my friends, Peter on guitar, Sterling on violin, Lorenzo on drums and your humble servant on Sarod. ...
| welcome to the third world, part two
in case you're wondering whether the United States is the so-called leader of the free world, the answer is... yes and no. Yes because we have a huge military budget, and that gives us a big stick ...
|the instrument that puts to flight 100 instruments
My teacher, the late great Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, once explained the meaning of the name of the instrument I play, the same instrument that he played. He said that the sarod, due to its power and ...
|Breaking! Teabaggers an Al Qaeda plot!
Today, evidence was uncovered of strong connections between the "tea bagger" movement in the United States and the terror group "Al Qaeda". "We don't have to terrorize you, spawn of Satan! First of ...
|I may be horrible, but I'm not an asshole
like many people here, I'm very angry about the Iraq war and the war in Afghanistan. I consider them illegal occupations, based on lies put forth by the most amoral part of our government. ...
|"Here the embattled farmers stood..."
Different day, same old stuff. I've written this diary so many times, but I don't want to repeat myself. So I do write a new diary every time that I say the same thing, so that people wouldn't ...
| dancing on the grave
I'm amused by the various reactions on this site to the fact that Dick Cheney is not feeling well. Some people want to celebrate, go dance on his grave, bid a very fond goodbye to a person who ...
| People's war.
There's a guy in Afghanistan with a rag on his head and an AK-47 in his hand. He's fought us to a standstill. He has stopped the United States Army, the Army that you and I, and all American ...
| militarizing ourselves into poverty
so how do you like the situation now? Are you enjoying unemployment, the flight of useful industries, the useless posturing of politicians, the porkbarrel spending on military industries? I hope ...
| when the Temple burns
the Aztecs had a very interesting way of ending wars; if somebody could put a fire arrow into the small hut that was the actual temple on top of the pyramid, and it caught fire, it was the usual ...
| some curious facts about music
it only takes three generations of forgetfulness for something to totally disappear from people's consciousness. Around the 10th century, almost 3/4 of the European tonal material disappeared. ...
yesterday I published a diary that I don't want to go into today. The responses to that diary were really wonderful. This is my thank you to all the people who wrote back and commented, and I ...
| when is it okay to hate?
I have a friend in the hospital right now. She has cancer, and the doctors are like "Hmmm, let's try this chemo... Naaah, that didn't work, let's try this other one.... oh, it cost $3000 a dose? ...
| It was 40 years ago today...
I rode on a bullet train in Japan that went about 160 miles an hour. It was a lovely ride, on a very clean train, going through beautiful countryside. I saw solar water heaters on roofs ...
|Tattoo this on your hand
There is no military solution to a social problem. There is no military solution to a social problem. There is no military solution to a social problem. There is no military solution to a ...
| making politicians keep their promises
I've always wondered how you make politicians keep their promises. It seems that politicians are like movies: you buy the ticket, then you see the movie. If you don't like the movie, that's tough. ...
|Coming out... in public.
I never thought that this day would come. I thought that the truth could stay hidden, and that I could continue to be safely anonymous. Now, circumstances are forcing me to admit to the world the ...
|FORGET THOSE POOTIES! HERE'S YER F*+%$G POOTIE
Imagine a lion, four feet away from you; you went around a bush somewhere in Africa and came right on a lion standing over his kill. He's Pissed. He's really angry, and you notice a couple ...
|Why peace is profitable (and fun!)
You could easily ignore this diary. That's what usually happens to this type of diary when I post it here. Here in the USA, we pretty much ignore this issue, unlike the '60's, when it was right in ...
|is this the right idea?
In Italy, a man at the ceremonies bringing back the dead soldiers from Afghanistan got on the podium and started shouting through the microphone. What he said was: "Peace, right now!" More than 60%
|a good health care story
My daughter fell in a movie house. She cut her chin open. She was six years old. It was late on a Saturday night. We went to a clinic. The doctor was doing his compulsory civil service, which ...
|The Elephant in the Living Room
"Dad!" "What, Annie?" "There's an elephant in the living room!" "No, there isn't! Stop making things up!" "But Dad... He just ate the ceiling... and he's pulling roof beams down!" "Annie... There's ...
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