Proof of EvolutionJuly 30, 2004
Never underestimate the intellectual power of a flock of sheep to overcome difficulties.
Veggie CarsJuly 30, 2004
My next car (if I ever have to buy one again, one of the joys of living in New York city) is going to run on vegetable oil. Greasel has more how-to information. Wired has an article on the appearance of advocates for biodiesel at the Democratic National Convention.
Woodys LegacyJuly 24, 2004
Reinterpreting Woody Guthries “This Land”, courtesy of JibJab with more than a touch of South Park influence. Hilarious.
Shut Down Fox News!July 21, 2004
While none of the corporate media deserve any kudos for their coverage (perhaps the Knight-Ridder print corporation for actually giving some coverage to doubts) of the war, there is one particularly egregious example of a fascist leaning U.S. propaganda machine. Fox News Channel, part of Newscorp, owned by the ex-Australian (he became a U.S. citizen…
Confirmation of the Office of Special Plans OperationJuly 19, 2004
A Mother Jones contributor has a nice blog noting more evidence supporting the Office of Special Plans set up by Douglas Feith at the Pentagon did an end run behind CIA assessments to get claims of biological weapons trailers into the Bush 2003 State of the Union speech.
My letter to the Mayor of Boston and John KerryJuly 19, 2004
Boston must not interfere with the right to protest the DNC Thomas Menino email@example.com Mayor of Boston Sen. John Kerry firstname.lastname@example.org Democratic Presidential Candidate Dear Sirs, It is with concern that I understand that the Boston police have become an ideologically driven force.
The Corporation and Tell An American to VoteJuly 16, 2004
Possibly even better than Fahrenheit 9/11 is “The Corporation”. Containing interviews with CEOs, Noam Chomsky, Michael Moore, Naomi Klein and others, it is really well done. It’s amazing some of the political documentaries which are surfacing this year. The ripple effect these will have as they reach the wider DVD/Video audience could impact the U.S.…
Allegations the Iraqi PM Executed PrisonersJuly 16, 2004
The Australian Broadcasting Commission is reporting an alleged story to appear in the Sydney Morning Herald that the unelected interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi executed six prisoners on the weekend of June 19th, just prior to the handover and dissolution of the CPA.
My Letter to ReutersJuly 10, 2004
I am writing to complain of the apparent blatant lying by Michael Perry in his Reuters report “Australia stands by Iraq war” Sat 10 July, 2004 09:31 Perry makes the statements: “A U.S. Senate committee report said on Friday that American intelligence agencies had overstated the threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction, relied on…
Allegations of Child Abuse by Coalition ForcesJuly 10, 2004
According to an english translation of a report in Der Spiegel, the International Red Cross and UNICEF have alleged detention and abuse of children in Iraq including in Abu Ghraib prison.