4/16/17
This is Bistek al la Mexicana a common dish found many places. There are several places I get this some better than others but all real decent! Kind of a tomato based sauce with generally pretty tender pieces of beef and a fair amount of it. The rice is pretty generic but the frijoles can be something else. This also includes as many fresh made in front of you tortillas you want and brought to you with a smile. Something like this costs around 50-60 pesos or $3. The squeezed as you watch orange juice is 20 and brings the price up a bit but worth it. Nothing in the States I've ever had compares to this not even close plus it'll cost 7-10 smacks. I don't know what I'm going to eat when I return. It will be an adjustment as I do this so much that is go into Puerto Vallarta on the south side and have me a excellent lunch with "real" Mexican food not the slop I get back there. I do not plan on eating out much at all only at maybe three select places. Pricey yes but worth it because it's so good. I threw away so much money last summer eating way overpriced shitty food. Several times the food got thrown away as well. The whole of Mexico is an eating machine I tell you. I'm gonna miss this.

I feel good and and think the higher temps and humidity contributes to that. It's the same every time. After a month or two you realize and say " Hey I feel pretty damn good!"

Just as important I believe the food made fresh with wholesome fresh ingredients as well contributes to that. Get off the bus in town the food smells everywhere make me hungry just like that.

12/29/07

Nice Surprise

These were good times back then. I'd go for a bit of Indian Summer just now.


Was looking at Poco videos and lo and behold as they say here was one uploaded by Susan the Neon Nurse. Met Susan at a Progress Now Roots Camp in Denver a few weeks ago. What a nice surprise. Never know what or who you'll run across on the internets.

12/23/07

William the Bloody

Listen to this delusional insane bastard. He was one of the many war whores on Fox Whore News that took this country to war on lies. War is good for him and his employer just as long he and his remain here. After all some have to fight the battle stateside you know. Telling lies is hard work too. 30sec

12/18/07

One Ornery Bastard

Ran across this ornery fellow that has prompted this post. His site and this one are similar as to the number of hits they take and to the content. He is pretty damn ornery though so don't be offended. Have linked to that because I appreciate how in no uncertain terms the way he expresses his outrage plus it's funny. Ornery Bastard is worth a visit.

This site was and is an experiment and with Sitemeter much can be learned. Chief Russ gets googled a bit. Links in the local paper generate many hits but no more than a couple from Oak Creek it's self. Of the last 100 visitors 2 of 17 from here spent 8min. A few visitors actually spend an hour or two. The average is 7min.

A comment about this site mentioned "propaganda" which is interesting. Itch so bad to get ornery! The worst here was "sacless bastards" because it happens to be true. Of course whores because that's true too. Posts on the town are informational only. It's the Internet and Blogging. Didn't understand the magnitude of this initially but that has changed. For monkeys even though all the bananas in the world would not change your mind Al Gore did not invent the Internet! If one chooses to visit this site there is actually quite a bit of information on the town of Oak Creek.

What is important is not what's on this piss ant site that takes13 hits a day but what's going to be on. The FCC this afternoon voted for more media consolidation against the pleas of all as there was no one who voiced approval for more consolidation. This is so the propaganda monkeys can get theirs. The kind that took us to war on lies when the truth of the matter was the only truth at that time was on the Internet and a handful of programming that media giants don't include. Why did this happen? Because Chairman Kevin Martin is a little neocon whore along with the other two who voted with him. Net Neutrality has taken a back burner and you can bet your life the battle for who controls the Internet will be rejoined? If that battle is lost chances are very high sites like this will be extremely difficult to access if at all. Things like that is what this is all about.

12/8/07

Progress Now Roots Camp

Last weekend (12/1) for two full days I attended this event organized by ProgressNow. Met many like minded Progressive people and was impressed by each and every one. The staff was great. Here's Alan Franklin the IT manager. Bobby Clark the Deputy Director. Brittney Wilburn the Outreach Director and there are others. Another clip that aired on Fox 31 about bloggers and the upcoming DNC convention and the role ProgressNow will play.

I was impressed by the passion of all and their knowledge of the issues. ProgressNow is a player for sure and in the future will continue to make positive Progressive change in Colorado and beyond. I encourage everyone to participate whether it's with this group or another.

A few pictures

Local Blogger Information for the DNC

Courtesy of Square State this video filmed at Roots Camp answers many questions about blogging at and access during the DNC convention. This event will probably be the most important convention ever. The blogging world will attend this in force and this is an excellent resource tool for that purpose.

I Want Some Now!

I'd kiss the Monkey like Lieberwhore did for some of this served with proper palm nut soup made with fish beef or fowl it makes no difference. It's called fufu. White boys were not allowed to run the pounder at least not for very long and I don't blame them.

12/3/07

Randi Rhodes Rocks

Anybody remember Jeffy boy?? You know the gay hooker who was given press credentials to the White House press conferences. The Jeffy who made some well over a hundred visits to the White House after hours. Wonder if good 'ol Wide Stance Larry was there too?


Randi Rhodes scares Bush's personal hooker, Jeff Gannon

11/28/07

IMAGINE

If you have never read anything by these two writers here is a chance to imagine a bit.
Wake-Up Call -- Dave Lindorff
The Ghosts of Misplaced Conscience
By Charles Sullivan
Everything about America is done to the max-super sized-including ourselves. Americans are fond of excess, fond of glitz and glitter, the bright beads and trinkets of capitalism; the symbols of conspicuous consumption. Millions of us live in McMansions, drive fast cars and hulking tanks and work at high stress glamorous jobs that provide enormous financial reward but leave us spiritually empty.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article18785.htm



11/20/07

Thanksgiving Trip


click on picture for a large image
Just don't what to say about this trip. So many empty school buildings with some districts struggling. Have to say there was just not much bitching. That could be a first. I did see a few pigs but only in one spot. An acre of land continues to sell for 5-6k an acre. If you want to buy a new combine from John Deere you can order it but you won't get it until '09 and it will probably be the same for tractors. Already the record harvest corn crop is mostly spoken for and and what has traditionally been the case of export for food (hunger) will not be happening.












In these two buildings there are plenty of pigs probably about 4-5000 of them.








It was so cold and windy this was hard to do



11/20
This is the bridge over the Missouri River that one enters the hinterland.








Most all the crops are in but a few are still out.










There are rolls of corn stalks every where you look. Some places are using them as wind breaks. These are used for cattle feed but in the future this will also be used for bio-fuel.
I poke fun at the state and the people that live here but I can say the visit today from the county hospital in respect to in-home services for my Father was very professional and just as helpful.
I have kept close to home and have heard rumors of the main topics of the bitching. Will find out what exactly they are soon. I guess there is one I've heard which is the old stand-by of "we aren't making any money". I do know these operators can cash rent at $230 an acre get an average crop and still do well. Beans are at $10 and corn a bit over $4 a bushel. Still have not seen a pig. TB

11/18

Today I am leaving and driving to a place that has massive amounts of corn,pigs,cattle,religion,ethanol plants and at this time presidential politics. The issue of politics will center around bitching about the number of various solicitations people receive from all the candidates. There will be other bitching going on too that’s a given. Farmers bitch that just the way it is. Whether they’re bitching about the same thing or something new or bitching about a couple of things fact of the matter is there will be plenty of bitching like always. That’s life on the farm in Iowa. There are tens of thousands of pigs everywhere but you hardly ever see one. What you do see is a lot of semi’s, combines and tractors.


Because it will not be convenient to administer to this site changes through the week will be a bit limited. I would like to thank all those who have visited this site and particularly those of you who come back regularly. This site is what it is and has changed several times along the way and will probably continue to do so. I encourage all to explore this medium of blogging on the internets irregardless of the topic of interest or political position.

Have a fun Thanksgiving. TB

10/21/07

Interesting post from Riverbend

This is not town related never the less it is interesting because it is from a perspective not often heard. Many who read her posts thought her dead several times. Note that her site is on E-Blogger as is this one. Here is an excerpt and the link below that.

Baghdad Burning
... I'll meet you 'round the bend my friend, where hearts can heal and souls can mend...

Monday, October 22, 2007

Bloggers Without Borders...
Syria is a beautiful country- at least I think it is. I say “I think” because while I perceive it to be beautiful, I sometimes wonder if I mistake safety, security and normalcy for ‘beauty’. In so many ways, Damascus is like Baghdad before the war- bustling streets, occasional traffic jams, markets seemingly always full of shoppers… And in so many ways it’s different. The buildings are higher, the streets are generally narrower and there’s a mountain, Qasiyoun, that looms in the distance.
http://riverbendblog.blogspot.com/

There are an estimated 1.5 MILLION Iraqi refugees in Syria alone. Since the fall of Hussein in 2003 only 833 Iraqis have been permitted asylum in the US, and we will fall far short of our promised 7,000 entries for this year.

10/13/07

What is Exaflood

This is very interesting in respect to the numbers involved and the dramatic rate of growth. It only names the major players not the small providers such as we use in Oak Creek. There is an ongoing attempt by corporations to gain control over access to the Internet. This is called "Net Neutrality" which would create a two-tiered system which unless one payed their ability to access the Internet would be severely restricted. The Internet was created to give all people any where in the world just that-equal access.

Learn More

Save the Internet.com

10/25/07

House Panel Approves International Internet Freedom Bill

By Sarah Lai Stirland EmailOctober 24, 2007 | 8:46:16 PMCategories: Sunshine and Secrecy, Surveillance

The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday approved a bill that aims to shield the citizens of repressive regimes from the overbearing reach of their government officials.

Link to article below

http://blog.wired.com/27bstroke6/2007/10/house-panel-app.html


5/1/07

Ricochet

What's interesting about this is that just before this object impacts the first time if you look closely the attitude changes which allows it to "skip" off. This does not happen before the second impact and the angle is greater and it disintegrates. If the angle was the same as the first time at this speed it would have skipped again.

4/4/07

Some Videos

TOE CHOPPER



Cog Rally north of Hayden Saturday 9/22

I see him Dad.






4/1/07

Music Videos

Sarah McLachlan - World On Fire



John Fogarty "Don't You Wish It Was True"


PINK Dear Mr. President


Bob Marley WAR

For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield

Patti Smith - 'People Have the Power'

CCR Unfortunate Son

BRUCE COCKBURN - If A Tree Falls

BRUCE COCKBURN - If I Had A Rocket Launcher

Ian Hunter Soul of America


Black Sabbath WAR PIGS

Miscellaneous

Leadville Cemetary

Quonset Hut Houses

Below George Love's Bridge

Wind Farm

What We Are

Animals









Todays Caddyshack















Fishing









Wheels&Wings













3/31/07

Humor

Jackie Broyles: The Christianisty Candidate


Although a plug for Kuccinich there are some good laughs in here with The Beave and his family.

Weekend thru Monday

Dec 15-17
Rep. Wexler tells it like it is and calls for the impeachment of Cheney. It's the House of Representatives responsibility to do so or at least investigate. It's part of the oath they take to hold those in charge responsible. Take action here.


Face the State headline distorted news article's quote to add a bogus attack on "liberal[s]" This is about the first successful petition drive in Longmont concerning an annexation for the Life Bridge Christian Church. An early article in the Denver Post gives some background. Jen Gartner started this petition. Jen herself explains below.


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Dec. 8-10
War pig Bolton says NIE report is political. This pompous horses ass spews the same crap every time the truth comes out. It's for the benefit of the conventional media to spread around, discuss with pundits who agree so that in the end his opinion is given credibility when the truth of the matter is that he has none. Give those who can easily refute these lame dick opinions the same time but no our media loves war just as much as the war lovers in charge.

The issue of DU (depleted uranium) has not been a topic for a long time but has been on my mind recently.
Happened across a new video by a WWII veteran whose son died from its affects. This material will be around for 4.2 billion years and this country continues to use it. More importantly it's this interview conducted on 1/30/03 by Amy Goodman with Dr. Asaf Durakovic the one who brought this issue initially into the public domain. Fired by the military for doing so he makes the unarguable case against this deadly material. It's science and mathematics facts that cannot lie but yet this administration says it is and the whore media allows them to do so with out questioning. If you watch you will always remember this. The interview with Dr. Durakovic starts at 29 min.

How can there be any meaningful discussion on issues when so many minds are filled with hate and bigotry? One can raise children to be and believe what ever is programmed into them.
You can have them believe the earth is flat or the earth is 6000 years old or whatever but it does not make it so. That's why I choose Reality over the other.

THIS IS SCARY! Put a Darth Vader dress on this Democrap and it's not Lieberwhore.

SHE BAD AGAIN EXPLAINS BUT DOES NOT TELL A LIE
“We don’t know why you were arrested,” he said, “we are only carrying out orders from high up. But I think your own government had a hand in it because you embarrassed the Ambassador when she was in town.”


If you don't watch Olbermann fyi he's the only one telling it like it is. A bit long winded he plunges a knife of truth dead center into the heart of the imbecile in charge and calls him for what he always has been. An outright boldfaced liar!

What do you do when your caught in yet again another lie? Do what simpleton Fred does as all the Repugs are doing you blame somebody else as is always the case.
"I don't have the confidence in our own intelligence capabilities to make that assessment"


Democrats want probe of tape destruction. No shit Cisco! This means squat just like all the other threats over the last seven years from these sacless bastards who are almost as bad as the other side. No matter what side one is on we both need truth not continual lies and blame.

Why did the CIA destroy the the
tapes? Why did the White House destroy millions of e-mails on their own server but also on the RNC server which is a crime in itself? You can do it I know you can. How about they are covering their lying treasonous asses because they knew what they had done, have been and are doing can have them swinging just like our former partner Saddam. That's why.


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Dec. 1-4
This may be funny but it's dead serious about the state of conventional media in this country. Liberal media my a##.

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This is incredible and should remind all of us no matter who you are or how important you make think you are that in Reality all of us are no more than piss ants in time!


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Robert Parry tells the truth about Hyde and also Lee Hamilton. Remember- Parry was the reporter who broke the Iran-Contra story. If there was a God Hyde would be in hell.


The death of ex-Congressman Henry Hyde is drawing fond eulogies from both sides of the political aisle and across Official Washington. But no attention is being paid to Hyde's crucial role in covering up the worst political crimes of the Reagan-Bush era.
http://www.consortiumnews.com/2007/113007.html
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Below is a link to an excellent article on the state of the media in our country today.
http://www.progressivedailybeacon.com/more.php?page=opinion&id=1752
If you don't know about this or don't care you should!
BILL MOYERS JOURNAL | FCC Update | PBS


Wake-Up Call -- Dave Lindorff
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REPORT: Coalition Of The Defeated

Last weekend, Australian Labor leader Kevin Rudd defeated staunch Bush ally Prime Minister John Howard, handing the conservative party its “worst election defeat in its 63-year history” and ending 12 years of conservative rule. Howard “suffered the additional ignominy of losing his own constituency seat,” the first time since 1929 that an Australian prime minister has been voted out of parliament.

Howard’s fate is similar to the story of many other Bush-friendly world leaders. After joining Bush’s Coalition of the Willing in 2003, several countries’ leaders have been ousted from office. In fact, of the original 49 countries who joined the Coalition, the AP reports that roughly 20 remain, with several in the process of withdrawing troops.

ThinkProgress has compiled a new report, highlighting the fate of world leaders from “coalition of the willing” countries who sent troops to support the invasion. Of 14 major partners in the Coalition, eight leaders were defeated in elections, two stepped down, two were term limited, and two remained in office. Click here to view the full report.

COUNTRY LEADER ELECTORAL STATUS
Albania PM Fatos Nano Defeated, July 2005
Australia Pres. John Howard Defeated, Nov. 2007
Britain PM Tony Blair Stepped down, June 2007
Denmark PM Anders Fogh Rasmussen In office (pledged withdrawal in Feb. 2007)
Dominican Republic Pres. Hipolito Mejia Defeated, May 2004
El Salvador Pres. Francisco Flores Perez Term Limited, March 2004
Hungary PM Peter Medgyessy Defeated, Aug. 2004
Italy PM Silvio Berlusconi Defeated, April 2006
Japan PM Junichiro Koizumi Stepped down, Sept. 2006
Norway PM Kjell Magne Bondevik Defeated, Sept. 2005
Poland Pres. Aleksander Kwaśniewski Term Limited, Dec. 2005
Romania PM Adrian Năstase Defeated, Nov. 2004
South Korea Pres. Roh Moo-hyun In office
Spain PM Jose Maria Aznar Defeated, March 2004



Australia, Britain, Italy, and Spain contributed tens of thousands of combat troops to the war. But as the war unfolded, each leader lost popularity at home and was eventually voted out of office. Their successors either have withdrawn — or are in the process of withdrawing — their nations’ troops from Iraq.

These leaders’ fates should also carry a clear message here at home — support Bush’s war and be voted out of office. View the compilation HERE.
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Nov 17-25

This is the clip made public some time ago that raised the issue of Blackwater and what they do and have done in our names. To this day they continue to operate with impunity.



David Benjamin:
Strange Bedfellows — George W. Bush & the New York Times


Bill Maher Interview of Joe and Valerie Plame Wilson


"The Fall of the House of Bush: The Untold Story of How a Band of True
Believers Seized the Executive Branch, Started the Iraq War, and Still Imperils America’s Future”

Investigative journalist Craig Unger is the author of the new book “The Fall of the House of Bush: The Untold Story of How a Band of True Believers Seized the Executive Branch, Started the Iraq War, and Still Imperils America’s Future.” The book examines how neoconservatives secretly forged an alliance with the Christian Right during the Bush presidency and helped make the case for war in Iraq. [includes rush transcript]


Wolf Blitzer Loses Democratic Debate

"At 8:26, with Kucinich not having had the opportunity to say one word, CNN asked all the candidates to say whether they would support the Democratic nominee no matter what. They all said yes, except for Kucinich, who took the opportunity to say 10 words, receiving huge applause. His words were: "Only if they oppose war as an instrument of policy."" Read more . . . Once again Dennis is focused on the issues while Clinton, Obama, and Edwards focus on each other.


Atheists


GET OUT OF DEBT


The Dangers of Tolerance (3 min)

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Nov 10-12

Veterans Day Tribute


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Here is the first gated community in Steamboat Springs located in the 1100 block of Steamboat Blvd. called Stone Bridge.


You have watched this go up on the way into Middle Routt located just south of Haymaker GC. This is not your regular barn but a art and party barn. A million dollar one where the electrical alone was 100k. The place the people will stay east of this when they come to visit price tag will approach 10 million. I have a hard time saying house because when a structure one sleeps in costs that much it is something other than a house.
A favorite from the English Beat

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Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America'sWar On Iraq 3,859
http://icasualties.org/oif/

The War in Iraq Costs
$467,202,437,314

See the cost in your community
http://nationalpriorities.org/index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=182
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Convention media in this country are such whores to allow this lie to go unchallenged which is now being used by others in their presidential bid. It's so disgusting.

George W. Bush has told a stunning number of lies about the Iraq War and the "war on terror." But some seem to be his particular favorites, like the one about Saddam Hussein's WMD defiance that Bush retold while standing next to French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
For the full story, go to http://www.consortiumnews.com.
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An Act of Terrorism? Blackwater Sniper Shot Dead Three Iraqi Guards At Iraqi Media Center in February

Steve Fainaru of the Washington Post discusses his new account of the February killings. After a brief investigation, the U.S. government concluded that the actions of Blackwater fell within approved rules governing the use of force, but the Iraqi police described the shootings as an "act of terrorism." [includes rush transcript]

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Weekend thru Monday November 3-5

RED STATE UPDATE


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Iraq Today
News of the Day for Sunday, November 4, 2007
Iraqis are sick of foreign people coming in their country and trying to destabilize their country. —George W. Bush
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Friday, November 2nd, 2007

CODEPINK Activist Barred from Capitol After Calling Rice “War Criminal”
Meet the one who called out Kinda Sleazy for what she is. Say what you want about this group but when the President says their name you know they and others who have been mentioned recently are having a big impact. If you want us out of Iraq you must participate and urge others to do the same or we will never leave there ever at least in our lifetime!
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Time to Apologize to Plame/Wilson
By Robert Parry
October 31, 2007

http://www.consortiumnews.com/2007/103107.html

Robert Perry broke the Iran-Contra story in the 80's. He is one of the best then and now. The conventional media continues to cast doubt on her authenticity. The reality is that this event constitutes and act of treason never seen before. When you cross these guys there is a price to pay and when you perform ineptly and support the agenda you are rewarded. Below is her interview with Jon Stewart.



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BLOGGED BY Brad Friedman ON 10/29/2007 5:30AM
She's Prepared to Name Names, Including Those of Two 'Well-Known' Congress Members Involved in Criminal Corruption
The 'Most Gagged Person in U.S. History' Tells The BRAD BLOG She's Now Exhausted All Other Channels...

-- By Brad Friedman

Another who has been silenced whose story has never been allowed to be told.
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No Evidence Iran Building Nuclear Weapons : Mohamed ElBaradei
By The Associated Press
The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog said Sunday he had no evidence Iran was working actively to build nuclear weapons and expressed concern that escalating rhetoric from the U.S. could bring disaster.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article18636.htm

Are you going to believe him this time around? He said the same thing about WMD's in Iraq as did Scott Ritter, Hans Bliz, Ray McGovern and many others whose voices were never heard in this country.
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Eisenhower on the Military Industrial Complex
One of the smartest Republican Presidents and how we should have listened to him.
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Theocracy Now! At the Value Voters Summit 2007

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October 27-29

5TH Anniversary of Paul Wellstone's Death



32 US TROOPS KILLED IN IRAQ AS OF TODAY THE LOWEST NUMBER SINCE 3/06.
An excerpt from an article that may be part of the reason why.
US-IRAQ: Ill-Equipped Soldiers Opt for "Search and Avoid"
By Dahr Jamail
WATERTOWN, New York, Oct 24 (IPS) - Iraq war veterans now stationed at a base here say that morale among U.S. soldiers in the country is so poor, many are simply parking their Humvees and pretending to be on patrol, a practice dubbed "search and avoid" missions. Link http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=39788

Another Reason?

I
t should be noted that the escalation written about in the article below started about four months ago.

By Robert Parry
October 25, 2007

Determined to gain the upper hand in Iraq and Afghanistan, George W. Bush has turned large portions of the two countries into near free-fire zones where any resistance, even in populated areas, is met with aggressive tactics that often kill civilians.

Link http://consortiumnews.com/2007/102407.html


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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
This video shows how the media in our country manipulates and distorts the "News" . As citizens of the United States we deserve the truth but it's not happening!

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James Blunt - No Bravery

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A BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW with Valerie Plame Wilson

Yes, the reason why this is a treasonous act -- taking me and my particular case out of it -- is that this sort of thing jeopardizes assets who are trying to help our national security -- not to mention future potential sources of information, foreign ones. They may say to themselves: "I really have critical intelligence. I’d like to work with the CIA, for whatever host of motivations. But, gee, it looks like they couldn’t even protect one of their own. Why should I put myself in the line of fire? I’m going to go talk to the Russians down the street."

-- Valerie Plame Wilson, retired covert CIA operative, and author, Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House

Link http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/interviews/082
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Moyers, Scahill, and Prince
Probably the best interview Scahill has done regarding Blackwater. Watch the whole interview here. http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/10192007/watch.html




“Blackwater guards got immunity in Iraq deaths -- State Dept. deal could undermine prosecution efforts.” Foolish me, I thought only the president could bestow immunity or grant pardons, I had no idea the president’s girl friend could hand out such favors!
From Barb @ Buzzflash
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Dodd Speech on the Constitution & Rule of Law


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2/28/07

Odds&Ends

Added 1/1/08
If Democracy Now is not a source of news and information to you maybe it should be plus no commercials. Independent Media at it's best. Here investigative Journalist Greg Palast files this report from the rain forests of Ecuador, where an indigenous tribe is suing Chevron for $12 billion for contaminating the Amazon. They also play part of Palast's interview with Ecuador's President Rafael Correa. Greg Palast you know the guy who broke the story that it was Delay's goons that were sent to Florida in 2000 that were seen constantly on TV raising hell demanding a recount. He reports for the BBC but is American. You will not see him on the liberal media in this country.

GOP HYPOCRITE OF THE WEEK goes to Repug whore Kris Kobach from Kansas. These guys are so brazen they don't even try to hide their crimes but extol them in public.

FCC Commissioner Copps statement before the vote taken to allow more media consolidation.

This weeks WINGS OF JUSTICE AWARD

ProgressNow Daily Digest

Here is a post from John the fellow who's walking to DC to ask Pelosi to put impeachment back on the table. This is good stuff from someone like you and me.



Added 12/24/07

This will never stop. Demand we leave Iraq now! The Washington Post is reporting the death of a U.S. soldier from a suicide bomber attack in Kanaan, Diyala Province on Thursday, December 20th. 13 neighborhood patrol volunteers were also killed and 19 U.S. soldiers were wounded in the attack.


Why we can never win in Iraq. It was obvious to the whole world what the results of an invasion would be but the neo-thugs went ahead anyway. That's why they must be impeached and tried for war crimes.

Sure gets ugly when right-wing religious crazies start attacking themselves.

Progress Now Daily Digest 12/21

Guess who wins the Media Putz of the Week. Why none other than little neo con whore Kevin Martin. What a prick.

Iraq : At least 30 killed in another bloody day of US occupation:
Fifteen bodies found dumped around the capital on Wednesday, police said
http://snipurl.com/1vk3z

Some of the many reasons why Edwards and Obama will not appear on FOX WHORE NEWS.


Mr. Paul slaps Mr. Huckabee.

Why Chris Matthews is a whore like most of the rest. This is not news but straight up propaganda.

You can take action here on Tuesday's FCC ruling for more media consolidation.

Chris Dodd wins this hands down. Will the others ever begin to fight?

Ran across this and apparently this is a real movie trailer for MACHINE GIRL. YIKES! The Forum puts a shock warning on this. Viewing entertainment for young minds.


CREW lists the top ten ethic scandals for 2007

Iraq: At least 44 killed and 34 injured in another bloody day of US occupation: :

In an attack in Baquba, four members of a tribal police squad were killed when gunmen attacked their offices in Sahwa district. Courtesy of IHC
http://snipurl.com/1vfdk

This is an interesting look at why Rep. Kucinich was excluded from the debate in Iowa. The reason given is the correct one.
3min

Women around the world continue to be less than second class citizens and are murdered for no less than being just that. In this country the battle for equality continues. What has and is happening in Basra,Iraq is appalling to say the least. Before the invasion and now occupation these women had for the most part complete freedom to live life. Not so any longer as many have been murdered and are being killed on a regular basis. If you care and wish to be informed watch this clip of these ongoing atrocities. This is an example of what happens when you invade another country on lies.

Once again Billo gets slapped so hard
here it's amazing this loon gets airtime but then again Amerikans at least some anyway love to be lied to and to have their stereotypes reinforced by the likes of those like Bill O.
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Yampa and local artists.

Anthropologists Up in Arms Over Pentagon's "Human Terrain System" to
Recruit Graduate Students to Serve in Iraq, Afghanistan


GOP Hypocrit of the week.

Within days the FCC will vote for more media consolidation. The video is an another example of what this country gets as the result. You can take action here if this issue is important enough to you.


Dana Purina-BuzzFlash Media Putz of the Week

In some ways I feel for these Republican candidates because of the severely flawed stance each takes combined with a compromised history again each hoping to make the better appeal to the 30% who actually listen they leave themselves open to stuff like this.


Anti abortion crazies are at it again in Denver. People from groups such as this spawn our own country's real life terrorists. Homeland Security keep tabs on these people? Not hardly it's a blastocyst dummy. Case in point Eric Rudolph!
Read about it here.

Blackwater takes a well deserved hit in Protero, California
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Weekly Audio Spin
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HUD Poised to Tear Down New Orleans Public Housing Developments

From Oil Wars to Water Wars by Amy Goodman

I find this interesting because not only of the cause but also John Nirenberg's use of the Internet. He is walking to Nancy Pelosi's office to discuss impeachment and accountability. The posts I read were fun to read and will
follow this mans journey. Plans to arrive Jan.11
Plus he gets BUZZFLASH'S Wings of Justice Award.

Turley tortures the liars. They will continue to do whatever they want lie about it and carry on. They do it because they can. Those who are supposedly on my side enable it.


A Huckabee quote straight from the heart.
A wife is to submit herself graciously to the servant leadership of her husband even as the church willingly submits to the headship of Christ.And then there's this.

If you have never read or watched Democracy Now this segment What is Blackwater’s Role in the 2008 Presidential Race? is a good place to start. Incredible stuff about this firm and the players within and their associations within our government and this administration.

This post by Jul about establishing a
Department of Peace is very informative. This effort is much more than a new department within our government but will address violence at all levels of our society. I will take peace over violence at whatever level any day!

Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson's statement on convicted obstructionist and low-life neo-thug Scooter Libby's announcement that he is dropping his appeal.

Once again Al says what the truth of the matter is when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. Watch this country's media vilify and and belittle this achievement once again particularly Fox Whore News.

There is no other journalist that interviews people better on important subjects of the day than Bill Moyers. Here
he talks with Kathleen Hall Jamieson about how the Internet has transformed the political campaign in the United States. In the second segment Moyers and Jamieson are joined by scholar Melissa Rogers for a discussion of religion in politics. How is it that this man from Texas and a devout Christian be so diametrically different from others in particular on the issue of religion? Time flies with this because you hear a discussion without interruption or yelling back and forth. Mr. Moyers is one of the best of all time and he has my complete respect for all his efforts over the many years he has been in broadcasting.

They want your soul. Both are guilty as hell with the left damn near as bad.
Video 16min

The Shia Taliban
3min Every women in this country should be pissed that this has been allowed to happen in Iraq.


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This women gets arrested wherever dissent is despised here there everywhere.

Xmas in Fallujah
video 4min

Another convicted sexually perverted right wing scumbag with connections.

If this is for real there is something seriously wrong with these religious fanatics! I choose Reality over insanity.

BuzzFlash GOP Hypocrite of the Week

The whole debacle in Iraq is so disgusting but when you get this it becomes so much worse. Wonder how many of our guys have been killed by our own weapons?

Watch the whores in Senate rip the guts right out of this eat it and then smile.

Brave New Films is a wealth of information on issues of the day. An example is Sibel Edmonds a former translator who since 911 has been gagged and repeatedly threatened. If you are not aware of her story watch the short video. The latest short film is on greed below.


An action alert from FREE PRESS to put pressure on Congress to stop the FCC from allowing more media consolidation.

Media Putz of the Week

Commissioners issue fire ban in Pueblo County

Look at what was found underground near Turin, Italy

Careful-The Rude Pundit is very rude!


It Turns Out Ahmadinejad Was the Truthful One

Human Rights Crusader Michael Ratner: We'll Keep Going After Bush and Cheney When They Leave Office

CBS News exposes Republican dirty trick to steal White House

China’s Turtles, Emblems of a Crisis

Our Troops Must Leave Iraq by Walter Cronkite and David Krieger

The Ann Coulter Song


Why is it only Seymour Hersh and other bloggers knew and reported on this? Because we for the most part have whores in the conventional media that love to assist this corrupt administration in taking our country to war on lies that's why.

Holiday Spirit In Oak Creek

Drinking Liberally Promoting democracy one pint at a time.

Fela Kuti-Sorrow Tears & Blood
Fela was a major influence in Nigeria and West Africa. Maybe bigger than Bob in some areas.

Buzzflash Wings of Justice Award

Billo gets slapped so hard here



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This interview was a wee bit contentious. A hour with Lou Dobbs on Democracy Now Fact-Checking Dobbs: CNN Anchor Lou Dobbs Challenged on Immigration Issues
Listening Is an Act of Love: National Oral History Project StoryCorps Records Ordinary People Telling Their Remarkable Stories to Each Other

Watch this and then explain why you think of yourself as important when in Reality we are all nothing but piss ants in time!

Why people in this country don't know squat!



John Gibson of the FOX Propaganda Network is the BuzzFlash Media Putz of the Week. He Betrays the National Security of the United States for Personal Gain. That's Called Treason.

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THIS IS THE REALITY LIKE IT OR NOT

“The End of America”: Feminist Social Critic Naomi Wolf Warns U.S. in Slow Descent into Fascism

In her new book, “The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot”, Naomi Wolf says the United States is on the road to becoming a fascist society, right under our very noses. Wolf outlines what she sees as the ten steps to shut down a democratic society and argues that the Bush administration has already implemented many of these steps. Wolf is the author of several books including the 1990s feminist classic, “The Beauty Myth.” [includes rush transcript]
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Robert Parry is a former mainstream media investigative reporter who founded ConsortiumNews.com because he is interested in making sure that the truth is known, not buried. He is the winner of this week's BuzzFlash Wings of Justice Award.

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This is an excellent article on what will become a major issue very soon.

Regulations flowing toward Yampa River : Local News : The Rocky Mountain News

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/news/2007/nov/24/regulations-flowing-toward-yam...
Erin Light stands on the banks of the Yampa River knowing that this is one of the last places in the parched American West where you can take as much water as you like. But not for long. Even as the river flows rich and languid down from the Flat Tops Wilderness, the era of unimaginable plenty in this region is coming to an end. Light is the top water regulator on the Yampa, the first woman in Colorado history to oversee one of the state's vaunted rivers. It is a huge task. The Yampa is one of eight major river basins in Colorado that form a massive high-altitude headwaters, helping supply 19 other states, Mexico, and millions of people.

Kathy Bower named Water Commissioner of the Year
November 30, 2007
Kathy Bower’s cramped office in downtown Craig isn’t indicative of the large geographical area she manages as the Division 6 water commissioner for the Department of Natural Resources.
http://www.craigdailypress.com/



I Confess
to liking the English Beat


This is a fun video Where the Hell is Matt?


The War On Democracy Film Trailer by John Pilger
“What Would Jesus Buy?”: As Holiday Buying Frenzy Begins, New Film Tracks Anti-Consumerism Gospel of Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping

The holiday shopping season kicks off this week with Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. The new documentary “What Would Jesus Buy?” follows Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping gospel choir on a cross-country tour, preaching their message in such destinations as the Mall of America, Wal-mart headquarters, Starbucks and Disneyland. We speak to Rev. Billy, and the film’s producer Morgan Spurlock, who gained fame with his documentary “Super Size Me.” [includes rush transcript]





TODAY'S DEMOCRACY NOW!:

* Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act Raises Fears of New Government
Crackdown on Dissent*

A little-noticed anti-terrorism bill quietly making its through Congress is
raising fears of a new affront on activism and constitutional rights. The
Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act was passed in
an overwhelming 400 to six House vote last month. Critics say it could
herald a new government crackdown on dissident activity under the guise of
fighting terrorism.

Listen/Watch/Read
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=07/11/20/1458214
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Vanity Fair
The Mega-Bunker of Baghdad

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Can we believe they'd sink this low?
They're equating a 40-year old accident to the intentional
and repeated torture of hundreds of possibly-innocent men for the
amusement of a sad little boy who never got any love as a child.

From Bart at http://www.bartcop.com/

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Here is the first gated community in Steamboat Springs located in the 1100 block of Steamboat Blvd. called Stone Bridge.


You have watched this go up on the way into Middle Routt located just south of Haymaker GC. This is not your regular barn but a art and party barn. A million dollar one where the electrical alone was 100k. The place the people will stay east of this when they come to visit price tag will approach 10 million. I have a hard time saying house because when a structure one sleeps in costs that much it is something other than a house.
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One of the side effects of invading and occupying another country for lies.
Bush's Legacy of Death: 120 US war veteran suicides a week

Ann Coulter is Named the BuzzFlash Media Putz of the Week, As Nominated by BuzzFlash Reader Claire of Maine: Coulter's only core beliefs relate to the accumulation of wealth by engaging in "shock" celebrity punditry.




Under House Arrest, Pakistani Human Rights Leader Asma Jahangir Speaks Out on Musharraf’s Crackdown

Asma Jahangir is the chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and is the United Nations special rapporteur on freedom of religion. She was among the first people rounded up in the state of emergency declared by General Pervez Musharraf. She joins us on the line from her home in Lahore, where she remains under house arrest. [includes rush transcript]
Another just like so many of the others and much worse because this crazy bastard has nukes. Whether it's the Shah- Saddam- Noriega or Pinocet take your pick of these or any number of others. Any alliance formed with the likes of these has only resulted in death and destruction. Demand some thing other from those who represent you. tb


Dennis Kucinich Had the Courage to Force the Issue of Appropriately Calling for Cheney's Impeachment. As a Result, Kucinich is the Winner of This Week's BuzzFlash Wings of Justice Award.

Robert Greenwald on Keith Olbermann's show, promoting how FOX hypocritically attacks decency 11/14


Here is an example http://colorado.mediamatters.org/items/200711130001
from Media Matters Colorado of what is said on the airwaves along the Front Range. In this case it's Backbone Radio on KNUS. This is just one of many AM programs aired east of us that spew the same rhetoric of innuendo, falsehoods and out right lies.


11/12/07

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As Blackwater Is Implicated in Another Deadly Shooting in Iraq, Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) Urges Passage of the Stop Outsourcing Security (SOS) Act

In a Democracy Now! interview, Rep. Jan Schakowsky calls for the withdrawal of all guards with the firms Blackwater, DynCorp and Triple Canopy over the next six months from Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Media Matters on Pat Robertsons endorsement of Giuliani.
http://mediamatters.org/items/200711070005?f=h_top

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This Week's BuzzFlash Wings of Justice Award Goes to Jon Stewart: "If the emperor wears no clothes, it's in large part because Jon Stewart has disrobed him."

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Former state Rep. Ted Klaudt (a Republican, of course from South Dakota) was convicted on 'four counts of second-degree rape on charges involving two teenage foster daughters and a bizarre scheme of breast and vaginal exams to harvest reproductive eggs.' He's a former BuzzFlash.com GOP Hypocrite of the Week winner. 11/8
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Barbara's Daily BuzzFlash Minute for November 9, 2007
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Dennis Kucinich: Standing Tall in the House as Cheney Impeachment Bill Advances -- Dave Lindorff
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What I saw in Fallujah Dahr Jamail set out to report the truth about the US invasion of Iraq and its terrible impact on daily life. Determined to remain independent of the army, he embedded himself instead with the Iraqi people Continue reading "What I saw in Fallujah"
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“Shock Doctrine” Author Naomi Klein on State-Sanctioned Torture and Disaster Response for the Chosen

Author and journalist Naomi Klein reacts to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s approval of Michael Mukasey, which she calls an endorsement of state torture. And she turns to California, where in last month’s wildfires a spate of new companies offered privatized solutions to emergency management -- only for those rich enough to afford it. [includes rush transcript]
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FOX Attacks Decency... with Bill O'Reilly Leading the Way



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Week of Nov 5-11
HYPOCRITE OF THE WEEK
http://gophypocrites.com/2007/11/hyp07044.html

60 Minutes has identified the man whose fabricated story of Iraqi biological weapons drove the U.S. argument for invading Iraq. It has also obtained video of "Curve Ball," as he was known in intelligence circles, and discovered he was not only a liar, but also a thief and a poor student instead of the chemical engineering whiz he claimed to be.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/11/01/60minutes/main3440577.shtml


FEMA is the BuzzFlash Media Putz of the Week: The FEMA simulated "news conference" was entirely consistent with the entire White House outlook on handling the press. It was the symbolic convergence of a servile press crossing over to one that was completely faked.

The Coloradoan - Air patrol boosts rescues http://coloradoan.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071101/NEWS01/711010335/1002/...

With small planes able to weave through the mountains, the Civil Air Patrol is an integral part of a search and rescue team.

Jeremy Scahill:
State to Blackwater: Nothing You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You in a Court of Law

Bruce Springsteen's Magic Refused Radio Play, despite being the #1 album. And yes, Clear Channel does have something to do with it. 10/31

Democracy Now
Attorney General Nominee’s Confirmation in Doubt Over Waterboarding Stance
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At Least 430 Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans Have Committed Suicide:
According to the VA, at least 283 combat veterans who left the military between the start of the war in Afghanistan on October 7, 2001 and the end of 2005 took their own lives. In addition, 147 troops have killed themselves in Iraq and Afghanistan since the wars began bringing the government count to 430.
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