Thursday, October 20, 2005

NBA 2K5: "Pacers' Jackson says NBA dress code attacks blacks"

And there you have it, I'm glad we agree.

Yahoo! News

Pacers' Jackson says NBA dress code attacks blacks

By CLIFF BRUNT, Associated Press Writer
October 19, 2005

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana guard Stephen Jackson believes the NBA's new ban on bling-bling is racially motivated, but says he will abide by the rules.

The NBA has announced that a dress code will go into effect at the start of the season. Players will be required to wear business-casual attire when involved in team or league business. They can't wear visible chains, pendants or medallions over their clothes.

Jackson, who is black, said the NBA's new rule about jewelry targets young black males because chains are associated with hip-hop culture, and he said the league is afraid of becoming ``too hip-hop.'' In protest, he wore four chains to the Pacers' exhibition game against San Antonio on Tuesday night.

Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce agreed that the new rule targeted young, black players.

``When I saw the part about chains, hip hop and throwback jerseys, I think that's part of our culture,'' Pierce said. ``The NBA is young black males.''

Philadelphia's Allen Iverson also was critical of the new rule, which the NBA made teams aware of in a memo Monday.

``I feel like if they want us to dress a certain way, they should pay for our clothes,'' he said. ``It's just tough, man, knowing that all of a sudden you have to have a dress code out of nowhere. I don't think that's still going to help the image of the league at all.''

Added Golden State guard Jason Richardson: ``They want to sway away from the hip-hop generation. You think of hip-hop right now and think of things that happen like gangs having shootouts in front of radio stations.

Richardson added that nicer clothing wasn't necessarily the best way to determine the character of the players.

``You still wear a suit, you still could be a crook,'' Richardson said in Oakland, Calif. ``You see all what happened with Enron and Martha Stewart. Just because you dress a certain way doesn't mean you're that way.

``Hey, a guy could come in with baggy jeans, a do-rag and have a Ph.D., and a person who comes in with a suit could be a three-time felon. So, it's not what you wear, it's how you present yourself.''

Jackson defended his actions on Wednesday, but said he won't allow his feelings to cause a distraction once the regular season starts.

``They don't want your chains to be out, all gaudy and shiny. But that's the point of them,'' he said. ``I love wearing my jewelry. But I love my job. I love playing basketball more than I love getting fined and getting suspended.''

Jackson said he had enough problems last year, when he was suspended for 30 games for his role in the November melee between Pacers players and Detroit Pistons fans in Auburn Hills, Mich.

``You have to listen to the people who employ you,'' he said. ``The people who are paying us make the rules. You need to abide by the rules or don't work. I want to work.''

Pierce, who said the matter should have been brought to the players' association for a vote, said there are times he may not follow the rule.

``I dress how I feel anyway,'' he said. ``I think I'm just going to continue to dress how I feel. I think there's some days I may take a fine.''

Jackson first made his displeasure with the new rule a public matter on Tuesday. He said he hasn't heard from the league office, and doesn't expect to.

``I still have freedom of speech, don't I?'' he said. ``I didn't disrespect anybody by saying it, so I can say what I want to say.''

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Chavez Believes U.S. Planning Invasion: "Where's his proof? The last 100 years..."

Mr. Chavez is smart...

Really smart...


He's acting really smart...


He's said this a few times, and each time he does he gets the headlines. He's also said he has proof but won't reveal it. And each time he does, he gets the headlines. And each time he gets the headlines, he represents the 90% of the world that doesn't. And each time he does, he gets stronger as a leader of the Less-Than-Free World.


Stories disappear once the whole story is known, so expect Mr. Chavez to pop-off like this once in a while before finally revealing his trump-card proof, probably best-played just before an invasion.

In fact, this may also be his way of stopping it.

I'm not sure about this, but there is one thing I am sure of...

Mr. Chavez is smart.


Venezuelia President Hugo Chavez, left, addresses businessmen at the headquarter of the MEDEF, France's main employers' organization, in Paris, Thursday Oct. 20, 2005 flanked by Manuel Gomez, representative of the International MEDEF. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

Yahoo! News

Chavez Believes U.S. Planning Invasion

Thu Oct 20, 1:20 PM ET

LONDON - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez believes the United States is planning to invade his country and has evidence to prove it, he said in an interview with British radio broadcast Thursday.

"We have detected with intelligence reports plans of a supposed invasion, one that would never happen. But we have to denounce it," Chavez told British Broadcasting Corp. radio.

Chavez, a frequent Bush administration critic, said he believed the reason the U.S. was plotting was to take control of Venezuela's oil reserves.

"A coup happened in Venezuela that was prepared by the U.S. What do they want? Our oil, as they did in Iraq," Chavez said referring to a failed coup attempt in 2002, which he blames on the United States. The Bush administration denies the allegation.

Chavez, who was interviewed by a BBC reporter in Paris while on an official visit to France, accused Washington of fostering terrorism.

"It is an imperialist government, one that says it fights against terrorism but protects it. The U.S. throws stones to Latin America," Chavez said.

He denied his country was a threat to the international community.

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BONUS: The problem with winning is we forget we're losing...

Indictment Is Easy Way Out For Bush Officials

Should Rove, Libby, Cheney and others be indicted in the CIA leak case it will be akin to slipping out the back door

Steve Watson | October 20 2005

Should Bush Administration Officials be indicted and forced to resign over the Plame case in the coming weeks, the left will undoubtedly declare a major victory for justice and truth. We say that should this happen the truth will consequently be buried and injustice will once again prevail.

To see the likes of Rove and Cheney skulking off back into the undergrowth, undoubtedly with massive paychecks will be no victory for the truth movement at all. These men should be held up to account for multiple illegal corporate wranglings, for high treason for the Coup de Tat on 9/11 and for crimes against humanity due to their involvement in the illegal and unjust war in Iraq.

Allowing them to get away with simple perjury over the Plame leak case will allow them to return back to what they know best, how to influence Government policy and advance the elite agenda whilst NOT in power. And Whilst many will wait around the front so to speak, cheering and celebrating this "victory", Rove et al will simply sneak out of the back door.


Two Months ago we reported on the possibility that Indictments were imminent or had already possibly been handed down to leading members of the Bush Administration.

The source was Tom Heneghen, a stock broker in California who has sources within intelligence that have revealed many thousands of individuals are sick of the government agenda since 9/11, in addition to their selling out of intelligence officials left right and centre, and are gathering evidence of criminality and taking it to grand juries. The Valerie Plame case is just one such example of this kind of activity, yet according to Heneghan there is much more going on that our media is simply not reporting.

Sources close to the jury probe have allegedly told Heneghen a host of administration figures under Bush have been indicted, including Vice President Dick Cheney, Chief of Staff Andrew Card, Cheney Chief of Staff I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby, Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez, former Attorney General John Ashcroft, imprisoned New York Times reporter Judith Miller and former Cheney advisor Mary Matalin. Heneghen also allegedly told sources White House advisor Karl Rove was indicted for perjury in a major document shredding operation cover-up.

The truth has still to come to light but it now seems that the whole sorry tale is about to explode onto our nightly news. In the past week Karl Rove has appeared before prosecutors a forth time, he has been canceling Republican National Committee appearances left right and centre, and has seemingly been taking an ear bashing from President "can I go to the toilet please" Bush.

Furthermore the case has seemingly widened to include handling of prewar Iraq intelligence, which would mean Chief of Staff Andrew Card and the "Whitehouse Iraq Group" would also be heavily involved.

Also under scrutiny, we are led to believe, is the Vic President Dick Cheney. Two officials close to Fitzgerald told RAW STORY they have seen documents obtained from the White House Iraq Group which state that Cheney was present at several of the Iraq group's meetings. They say Cheney personally discussed with individuals in attendance at least two interviews in May and June of 2003 Wilson gave to New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Washington Post reporter Walter Pincus, in which he claimed the administration “twisted” prewar intelligence and what the response from the administration should be.

Cheney was interviewed by the FBI surrounding the leak in 2004. According to the New York Times, Cheney was asked whether he knew of any concerted effort by White House aides to name Ms. Wilson.

Sources close to the investigation have also confirmed that special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald is trying to determine Vice President Cheney's role in the outing of Mrs. Wilson, more specifically, if Cheney ordered the leak.

Those close to Fitzgerald say they have yet to uncover any evidence that suggests Cheney ordered the leak or played a role in the outing of Mrs. Wilson. Still, the sources said they are investigating claims that Cheney may have been involved based on his attendance at meetings of the Iraq group. Previous reports indicate Cheney was intimately involved with the framing of the Iraq war.

The Washington Post and the New York Daily News have also reported that Cheney is under scrutiny and rumours of his resignation have begun to fly.

Removing heads on the Hydra but not killing it

Resignation would be just lovely for Dick Cheney now. He seems to be on his last legs anyway. Regularly disappearing into bunkers for months on end, reportedly having heart surgery, knee surgery, you name it. The Plame leak case may give Cheney an open door to run through now (or limp through) rather than a ocean of treacle to wade through later on.

Remember that it has been out in the open for some time now that Cheney was heavily involved in the operation on 9/11 and personally issued stand down orders to NORAD. He is also still heavily involved with Haliburton who are magically being awarded no bid contracts for everything from Afghanistan and Iraq, to the Tsunami and Hurricane Katrina cleanups. It was reported last week that Cheney's Halliburton Stock rose 3,281% since October, 2004. The options were worth $241,498, now they are worth $8 million.

Cheney has been architectural in conducting the invasion of Iraq from the very beginning. He was at the forefront of a White House campaign to convince Congress and the American public that invading Iraq was central to defeating terrorists worldwide. Cheney personally led the White House effort to build the case that Iraq was an imminent threat because it possessed a dangerous arsenal of weapons. He wanted to finish off what he'd started with Bush Snr in the 90s.

It was Cheney behind the fake Niger weapons documents, it was Cheney who , on NBC's "Meet the Press," mentioned the aluminum tubes story and said "increasingly, we believe the United States will become the target" of an Iraqi atomic bomb. All the lies about Iraq lead back to Cheney.

Furthermore, today an aide to former Secretary of State Colin Powell has claimed that Dick Cheney fronted "cabal" has hijacked the government's foreign policy apparatus, deciding in secret to carry out policies that have left the US weaker and more isolated in the world.

And lest we forget Rove is the one behind the endless fake terror alerts, the fake Bin Laden tapes, the Fake capture of Saddam, the fake documents linking Iraq to 9/11, the fake toppling of the Saddam Statue, the illegal fake news on our TV screens, the list goes on. He is the Propaganda master, rivaled only by Goebbels, will he be brought to book for these crimes? in Short no.

So will it really be a victory to see Cheney walk off into the sunset without justice being done?

Whilst we await to see what transpires we have to remember that men like Cheney and Rove are the greedy little power-hungry middlemen for the higher echelons. They are puppets that are simply used to get a job done by the Globalist elite who are really in control. These people have been compromised from the very day they took office and their masters know that, it's part of how they are controlled and rewarded. Therefore will it really matter in the long run if they are removed from the operation? They have served their purpose and will simply be replaced. You can remove as many heads of the Hydra as you want, and whilst you celebrate your achievement it will simply regenerate twofold.

And whilst the short sited waste time celebrating the removal of men like Rove and Cheney, we will continue to expose the criminalities they have not been brought to book for and we will continue to expose the overall agenda of the corporations and banking institutions that put them into power to begin with.


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Plan BK: The Solutions - The 10 Year Fear vs. The Matrix of Ideas (Or, Q: "What do you wanna do with your life???" A: "I wanna RAWK!!!")


"So much trouble in the world...
So much trouble in the world...

Bless my eyes this morning,
Jah sun, is on the rise once again,
Way earthly things are going,
Anything can happen...

You see,
Men sailing on their ego trips,
Blast off, on their spaceships,
Million miles, from reality,
No care for you, no care for me...

So much trouble in the world...
So much trouble in the world...

All you've got to do is: give a little!
Give a little!
Give a little
One more time!
Ye-a-h! ye-ah!
Ye-a-h! ye-ah!

So you think you found the solution?
But it's just another illusion!
So before you check out this life,
Don't leave another cornerstone,
Standing there behind, yeah...

We've got to face the day,
Ooh we, come what may...
We the street-people talking,
We the people struggling...

Now they' sitting on a time bomb,
Now I know the time has come,
What goes on up must come on down,
What goes around must come around...

So much trouble in the world...
So much trouble in the world...
So much trouble in the world...

There is so much trouble, there is so much trouble...
There is so much trouble, there is so much trouble...
There is so much trouble in the world...
There is so much trouble in the world..."

- Bob Marley, "So Much Trouble In The World"


I was trading combo-convo with a shorty yesterday, as smart a chickie as I've seen, and I recycled something I told an old-homie last summer when he was going through his own similar stuff - among others I've mentioned this to.

In fact, I'm recycling my solid-stuff all the time and losing my mind, but people seem to like it and nobody's arguing, so what the hell.


I think the most important song I've posted online so far is "Bitchin' Bout Bullshit", where I say "Gotta take the bile, outta bitchin' bout, bullshit..." because getting genuinely angry about stoopid crap is messing us up. It was based on my study of Jay-Z's smooth-staccato flow, and while I didn't try to flow or sound like him, I was inspired by the ability of his conversational-control within a rhyme-scheme to reach people and focus them on key ideas.

I've got a bunch more, but what strikes me about this is while it's one of my favorite songs and I feel one of my most solid, it's not charting, and nobody is downloading it. Nearly all the others are and 5 songs were downloaded yesterday, but nobody's touching this one.

Is it the Guantana-pic beside the lyrics?

The filthy-filthy language?

The fact that no one knows what "bile" means?

I have no idea, but whatever, the message is true.

"Bitchin' Bout Bullshit" spiritually and mentally weakens us to the point where we are unable to handle any of the bigger issues...

...such as "So Much Trouble In The World".


We get home, we're tired, we're bitter, we're powerless, we're angry, we're sad, and we pop-in panacea's to distract us from the state of being we're being sold as "normal".

I know people who are unable to handle anything serious, a movie, a song, a book, a conversation... anything really, because they feel their "life" or "job" is stressful enough. Some of these same people will then watch the "news" out of a sense of obligation instead of "Fahrenheit 9/11", and feel even worse at the bits'n'bytes of half-wit garbage they see sold as their reality.

The fact that we "frame" problems incorrectly causes us undue stress, and makes them seem much bigger than they are. It's like we look at things with one-eye, and can't see them in 3D until we open the other one. We don't even need our 3rd eye for this little exercise, just the two we've got with a decent brain to match.


1. The 10 Year Fear

When deciding what to do with your life or "career", many people focus on finding a "10 year answer" (give or take).

This is insane.

If you are not sure right now, then the odds of you guessing correctly are poor, not to mention the scary idea of looking at something that your are "not sure of" as a 10 year commitment. Perhaps your journey will involve taking on a short-term commitment that grows into a longer one, and really, that's probably the best way to play most of them. Perhaps you'll learn through spending a year or two at a job what you actually want to focus on long-term or what you think of the industry and people in it; perhaps you'll meet people that will change your life and expand your options; or perhaps you'll fundamentally change in a positive way as a result of your choice.

Either way, you'll mess yourself up by throwing ideas out that you arbitrarily feel you need to stick-with for a long time, when you know in your heart-of-heart's and brain-of-brain's that it's not true. Even back in high school they said the average person changes careers seven times, and frankly I wouldn't mind if I did just for the variety. (In fact, I think I have.)

It doesn't matter what you want to do 10 years from now, figure out what you want to do now, and if in 10 years you're doing the same thing, congrats, you picked right.

And if in 10 years you are not but you've been relatively happy with your path and where you are, congrats, you picked right.


2. The Matrix of Ideas

In the same "career" vein, and frankly with many aspects of decision-making in general, ideas are only focused on individually and robbed of any nuances.

To wit: What do YOU want to DO?

Be a Lawyer? Doctor? Bus-driver? Janitor? Activist? Stripper?

If you know then you know.

If not, then you need to know how to find out.

As I said to my buddy last summer, here's a sample sentence:

"Hey man, tell me what you think of this idea: let's go get high, then play some music, then wander the city, then sodomize a chicken, then steal a car, then get Pho, then hit the club, then club a baby-seal, and then..."

He was like: "Huh?"

I told him that we have a list of stuff that we may or may not want to do, and while it was all said, not all of it needs to be done. Perhaps we'll leave the chicken, the car, and the seal alone, but freely putting everything up there in a Matrix of Ideas gives us an idea of all the crap that's on our minds and the clues therein.

When it comes to "career", unless one is excited about it's possibilities they get very scared of looking at the stereotype of a "job" by itself, and focus on that stereotype and many of it's drawbacks and limitations to the exclusion of their own passions or tastes.

Perhaps you want to be a lawyer, and even though Shakespeare said "Kill all the lawyers", you're not worried because your peeps drafted laws against that.


But that's okay, I know a bunch of lawyers and a bunch who've left law, it's not relevant.

What is relevant is putting the word "lawyer" either physically or methaphysically in a Matrix of Ideas along with a bunch of other interests, such as your love of music, art, computers, puppies, sports... whatever.

Once that's done, you have a narrative of your sub-conscious, and a list of elements that will stand out and possibly work together. From there you can add nuances to the "career" you are choosing, feel empowered to explore the possibilities of incorporating some of your passions and tastes, and become far more comfortable with the idea of YOU doing this as opposed to fitting into a stereotype of how it's been done. Then you can be the lawyer you want to be, as opposed to the lawyer you think the word "lawyer" means.


Good luck, go make a lot of money, and buy my damn CD's so I can stop singing Kanye's latest and greatest song to my shorties from the completely opposite perspective of Mr. West...

"Now I ain't sayin' she a Goldigger,
But she ain't messin' with no broke niggas..."

- Kanye West, "Goldigger"


BONUS: And then maybe we can REALLY understand the rest of what he's saying...


BONUS: What the hell, just some old shit I found...

Weapons, of Mass Destruction,
A mass seduction,
Jerkin’ off our fears,
Secures, a reduction—

In proof,
Don’t need to tell the truth,
Just send, the-youth,
To-fight, tooth’n’nail,
Desert-sands, hot-as-hell,

Plus, don’t forget,
The mortar-shell,
'Caused a single-mother,
To wail,

Hell, what’s a life-here, a life-there,
Only for Western lives, do we-care,
Civilians die? Muslims cry?
That’s just, splittin’ hairs,

Like splittin’ pairs,
Then doubling-down,
Blackjack, on the ground,
And some of our methods, seem,
“Unsound” (*use Brando quote from Apocypse Now)

And yet, these sound, ideas,
Get the loudest cheers,
Let’s have, this game of Risk,
Over a couple of beers,

And they’re gambling too,
That’s our biggest fear,
This crippled-grain of sand,
That’s nowhere near—

We’re scaredy-cats, ready to bust,
Bloodlust, do ‘em dirty,
With no, fuss or muss,

And cuss-out,
Every stinkin’ sand-nigger,
Glad we got triggers,
Let’s kill ‘em all,
Before they get bigger,

And badder,
We can’t get ‘em, any madder,
Threw ‘em off the ladder,
And we like ‘em, better sadder,

And weak,
We’re so advanced, and unique,
Umm, 3-Mile’s leak?
Oh, we tried to keep that discreet,

But heard the feet, they catchin’ up,
Let’s ratchet-up, the-pain,
Break his legs,
First time, The Karate Kid,
Does the crane,

The can’t fight,
Night-vision, pins ‘em,
Into submission,
And I love the Atari graphics,
On, television,

We’re no Playstation-nation,
Of superbit resolution,
I guess, the game of death,
The video-game, revolution,

Pollution of the facts,
See, who really cares,
To explore,
Why this maniac dares,
To get us all, scared?

Just kill ‘im! He’s a villain!
It’s the sequel, greater evil,
Still, we did, starve his people,
So the scales, are never equal,

The death-penalty,
Kills, just one at a time,
Our war-crime?
To get him,
Had to bomb, bread-lines,

The missing thin-red-line,
Is a mystery,
And how the worst-Prez-in-history,
Can orchestrate, this mastery,
Of a catastrophe,

Savage imagery
To paint, the evil picture,
That killing-a-million for one,
Is written, in scripture,

A Church-goer?
Well: he’s slower than molasses,
Makin’ us asses,
For, future classes, to-say—
That era passes,

Like Nazi-gases,
We’re gonna-see, the shame in the claim,
For killin’, willin’, but chillin’,
When helpin’, won’t bring us fame...

- Black Krishna, "Weapons of Mass Destruction", December 24, 2003

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Blog Trailer - Michael Moore: One of the Greatest Men in History Rants Among Us

"Don't diss Michael Moore,
Feeling smug 'cause he's sure,
He's made a mill now,
Still fights for the poor!
You got big plans?
For when you get rich?
Cop a phat-ass ride?
Cop a skinny-ass bitch?
Where's the itch to fix a sitch?
Think bigger now son!
Where's the rest of the picture?
It's gonna be one world won..."

- Black Krishna, "How Do We Stop The Next Columbine?"


Courtesy of MIchael Moore and the good folks at

Tuesday, October 4th, 2005
One Month in New Orleans


My staff has been down in New Orleans and on the Gulf Coast for nearly a month now setting up and running our own relief effort with Veterans for Peace. The overwhelming response from so many of you has directly affected the lives of thousands of people. Here's what we've been able to do with your help:

** Over 500 tons of food, water, clothing, medical supplies, baby products, feminine hygiene products, cleaning supplies, power tools, and a boat and trailer for reaching those still flooded by water have been distributed directly to those in need

** Over 10,000 aid packages have been sent by you via UPS and FedEx to our camp and distributed

** Over two million dollars in donations, food, water, and supplies have been sent and distributed

** Tractor trailers, dozens of 20 foot trucks, six school buses, and other vehicles arrived loaded with supplies. Most stayed on to help distribute donations

** Over 200 chainsaws, 100 generators and 2,000 gallons of bleach have been distributed

** Doctors, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, registered nurses, LPNs, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, and social workers have volunteered from across the country and joined forces with us to create several mobile medical units providing prescription medication, first aid supplies, diabetic testing equipment, insulin and tetanus shots for those digging through the rubble of their homes

** People got in their cars and drove from 37 states to work with us in our camp

But beyond all these statistics are the personal testimonies of what my staff has experienced. Electricity was provided to a family whose young son suffers from Cystic Fibrosis, allowing him to continue his treatment until electricity in his neighborhood was restored. A 60 year old woman on a respirator was found, still in her home despite a gaping hole in the roof. We patched the roof and gave her food and water. Supplies were delivered to the Houma Indians, who had received no help (not even a visit) from the Red Cross or FEMA. A roof was put on their Cultural Center in Golden Meadows and a generator was provided to keep a years supply of seafood from spoiling in the sun. A man in Lefitte was found sitting on his porch, the house surrounded by four feet of water. A canoe-load of supplies was paddled to his doorstep by two of our volunteers. New Orleans evacuees joined our efforts. They served as our guides, leading us through now decimated communities and taking us to the areas of greatest need.

You can read more of these in the diaries posted here.

The harsh truth that I must report to you is that the federal government and Red Cross relief efforts are still a disorganized, embarrassing mess with little or no help reaching most people – this more than a month after Katrina. It is the freelance guerilla efforts like ours that are getting through. We aren't waiting for approval and we aren't stopping. We will make sure Bush and Co. pay for their failure later, but right now hundreds of thousands are homeless, hungry and in need of medical attention. And the rest of us have a responsibility to help them.

We have joined forces with S.O.S. Katrina, an organization that began as a temporary coalition of pre-existing community organizations that is doing amazing work with volunteers. They have become, with your help, a bright light offering immediate relief to the families who have lost everything. Find out what S.O.S. Katrina and other similar relief groups need, right now, from you.

The relief effort's base of operations has moved two hours away from New Orleans to a more permanent location where there are reliable communication lines, shelter and a staging area for the distribution of supplies.

Thanks again, everyone, for lending a hand. We won't give up and we know you won't either.


Michael Moore

BONUS: Previous Blog Trailers...

Sunday, July 31, 2005

Blog Trailer - Michael Moore: One Of The Greatest Men In History Rants Among Us

Friday, July 15, 2005

Michael Moore vs. Rush Limbaugh: Heavyweights Battle for America's Immortal Soul

Monday, February 28, 2005

Blog Trailer - Michael Moore: One Of The Greatest Men In History Rants Among Us has Gorgeous George Clooney breaking down the solutions...






You go Jon Stewart, you da man...


Screw the media...

Screw Bill O'Reilly...

Screw yellow journalism...

Screw fear-mongering idiocy...


He's a smart guy saying smart stuff, you go George, you go sneakily, intelligently, quietly and subtly really give 'em hell...

"The truth is this, I've made a very good living and I've done fine, and I've saved my money and I'm not afraid of anybody, and that's the truth... I'm not afraid of anything..."

- George Clooney's got more where this came from for us...

- And so does

- And so does - I thought these things might be clues.

BONUS: And just like us, he's gotta hate this...

Yahoo! News

Rice: U.S. May Still Be in Iraq in 10 Years

By ANNE GEARAN, AP Diplomatic Writer 35 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice declined on Wednesday to rule out American forces still being needed in Iraq a decade from now. Senators warned that the Bush administration must play it straight with the public or risk losing public support for the war.

Pushed by senators from both parties to define the limits of U.S. involvement in Iraq and the Middle East, Rice also declined to rule out the use of military force in Iran or Syria, although she said the administration prefers diplomacy.

"I don't think the president ever takes any of his options off the table concerning anything to do with military force," Rice said.

Rice appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations committee for only the second time since members gave her an unexpectedly tepid endorsement to replace Colin Powell in January, and she fielded pointed questions about U.S. intentions and commitment on Iraq from lawmakers who said they are hearing complaints at home.

"Our country is sick at heart at the spin and false expectations," Sen. Barbara Boxer (news, bio, voting record), D-Calif., told Rice. "They want the truth and they deserve it."

Rice said Iraq's police and Army forces are becoming better able to handle the country's security without U.S. help, and she repeated President Bush's warning that setting a timetable for withdrawal plays into terrorists' hands.

"The terrorists want us to get discouraged and quit," Rice said. "They believe we do not have the will to see this through."

Rice said the United States will follow a model that was successful in Afghanistan. Starting next month, she said, joint diplomatic-military groups — called Provincial Reconstruction Teams — will work alongside Iraqis as they train police, set up courts, and help local governments establish essential services.

By State Department design, Rice testified before the committee just days after Iraq apparently approved its first constitution since a U.S.-led coalition ousted Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003. Her appearance also coincided with the start of Saddam's trial in Baghdad for a 1982 massacre of 150 of his fellow Iraqis.

Sen. Richard Lugar (news, bio, voting record), R-Ind., agreed with the Bush administration's stay-the-course approach but said there are legitimate questions to ask about the future.

"We should recognize that most Americans are focused on an exit strategy in Iraq," said Lugar, the Foreign Relations Committee chairman. "Even if withdrawal timelines are deemed unwise because they might provide a strategic advantage to the insurgency, the American people need to more fully understand the basis upon which our troops are likely to come home."

An AP-Ipsos poll this month found 61 percent of respondents disapprove of Bush's handling of Iraq while 32 percent said they approve. In August, 53 percent said the United States made a mistake by going to war while 43 percent said it was the right decision.

The figures represent a sharp drop-off from strong support for the war in the early going. The war also had overwhelming support in Congress, including from most of Rice's questioners Wednesday.

"One thing the Vietnam generation learned is no foreign policy can be sustained without the informed consent of the American people. And we haven't gotten that informed consent in terms of them knowing what they're signing on to from here on out," Sen. Joseph P. Biden Jr., D-Del., told Rice. "So I'm not looking for a date to get out of Iraq. But at what point, assuming the strategy works, do you think we'll be able to see some sign of bringing some American forces home?"

Rice did not address the Vietnam comparison, and said the question of withdrawal is one for military planners.

"I really don't want to hazard what I think would be a guess, even if it were an assessment, of when that might be possible," Rice said of a troop withdrawal.

Later, Sen. Paul Sarbanes (news, bio, voting record), D-Md., told Rice that her response to questions about U.S. troop withdrawal leaves open the possibility that U.S. forces could be in Iraq five or even 10 years down the road. Rice did not dispute that.

"I don't know how to speculate about what will happen 10 years from now, but I do believe that we are moving on a course on which Iraqi security forces are rather rapidly able to take care of their own security concerns," Rice responded.

Boxer read quotation after quotation from administration figures about Iraq, including Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's February 2003 prediction that the war could "last six days, six weeks, I doubt six months," to make the point that the war has not gone as the administration predicted.

Sen. George Voinovich (news, bio, voting record), R-Ohio, read portions of a letter from a father who lost a son in Iraq. The letter called the war a "misguided effort."

"We have to really level with the American people," Voinovich told Rice. "This is not going to be over in two years ... we're not going to just be able to walk out of Iraq and this is going to be over."


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NBA Lists Fashion Do's and Don'ts: Or, "NBA Lists FASCISM Do's and Don'ts!"



The freakin' NBA, my fave league in the world, is cracking down on the image that sells it best, hip hop, because they're afraid of scaring white people.

C'mon: don't white people BUY a tonne of hip hop?

(I sure as hell hope so... ;)

Rasheed Wallace got some crazy flak a while back for saying NBA players are "slaves" (I'm paraphrasing - as I'm sure the media did), especially since he was making millions of dollars.

But - at what price freedom?

Of-course of-course of-course I'd take millions to play basketball if it simply meant wearing a golf-shirt when I'm not. Hell, I'd even take millions to EAT basketballs AND golf-shirts while wearing a mumu made of maggots'n'Melba Toast.

But - that's not the point.


"Can't we all, be lookin', at each other,
With a crooked-smile?
'Cause the 'hood, and the 'burbs,
Already swapped-styles?"

- Black Krishna, from DOL and Black Krishna, "Nothing But Lies"

[Ed note: we just performed this last nite, it was wikkid! :]


The last group of folks who wanted us to all dress and act the same of any success or significance were the Nazi's, and they're back, and they're bad, and they'll give you something that you never had...

...a dress code.

Am I reaching or teaching?

Hell if I know.

It's your call.


In my opinion "hip hop" is a culture created by disenfranchised and stolen AFRICAN-Americans who's own history and heritage was domestically destroyed, so to kick 'em in the saggin' pants AGAIN is just plain EVIL.

Just like FASCISM is just plain EVIL.

Just like NORMAL is just plain EVIL.

(Hint: there're clues as to what perpetuates EVIL in the world.)

Why am I defending selfish-millionaire-college-dropout-ballers with TV's in their Denali head-rests and rampant weed'n'X-Box addictions?


First, weed'n'X-Box's are fun.

Second, if they can get touched, so can we.


"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist."

- Baudelaire, French poet
- Kevin Spacey as Roger 'Verbal' Kint (Keyzer Soze), "The Usual Suspects"


In fact, I'm getting Brownsville to help hold it down for hip hop in an article from way back in the day that got me mainstream street-cred when it was published in a major paper, it's called "Kicking it in a Kurtha" and is reprinted here, g'wan check it if you feel yaar...


I ain't trippin' though, the L.A. Times ain't bad at cuttin' the shit, and these cats'll just flex anyway - seeing 7-foot 350-lb. Shaquille O'Neal in a big-ass powder-blue suit makes me smile... ;P


Miami Heat's Shaquille O'Neal sits on the bench during a time out as the Heat played the Indiana Pacers in the first quarter in Indianapolis. in this Feb. 23, 2005 file photo. On Monday, Oct. 17, 2005 the NBA announced in a memo to teams that a dress code will go into effect at the start of the season which requires players on the bench who are not in uniform to wear sports jackets, shoes and socks. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

NBA Lists Fashion Do's and Don'ts

By Jerry Crowe and Valli Herman Times Staff Writers Wed Oct 19, 7:55 AM ET

Still smarting from image problems nearly a year after players and fans attacked one another during a game at Auburn Hills, Mich., the National Basketball Assn. has cracked down on … apparel.

The NBA says it will require players to wear "business casual attire" when they are on league or team business and not in uniform — apparently the first attempt by a major U.S. pro league to regulate how its millionaire athletes dress when not competing.

Deemed "quite liberal and easygoing" by NBA Commissioner David Stern, the code bans sunglasses worn indoors, sleeveless shirts, shorts, T-shirts, chains and do-rags, while requiring players on the bench and not in uniform to wear sport coats.

No longer will Kobe Bryant of the Lakers be seen arriving at Staples Center wearing a vintage jersey. Nor will Allen Iverson of the Philadelphia 76ers be allowed to wear caps cocked sideways during team functions or Rasheed Wallace of the Detroit Pistons to don headphones during news conferences.

Players who violate the code could be fined. Repeat violators could be kicked out of the league, Stern suggested Tuesday.

"I don't think there will be a problem unless somebody wants to make a problem," he told reporters in New York. "If they really want to make a problem, they're going to have to make a decision about how they want to spend their adult life in terms of playing in the NBA or not."

The rules go into effect Nov. 1, opening night of the season.

"We obviously have an image problem, and the commissioner is trying to make it better by doing this, but who knows if it's going to work," Clipper center Chris Kaman said Tuesday. "You have guys wearing do-rags and chains and stuff like that, which was probably a little too much."

Other players declared their opposition on various grounds.

Marcus Camby of the Denver Nuggets, whose contract will pay him nearly $50 million over the next five years, told an interviewer before the code was imposed, "I don't see it happening unless every NBA player is given a stipend to buy clothes."

Iverson, at a party marking the launch of his new Reebok shoe Monday night, suggested that the policy put too much emphasis on appearance.

"I think it's wrong," he told reporters shortly after the dress code was announced. "You shouldn't judge a person from what they wear."

Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns, the league's most valuable player last season, who favors jeans and rumpled T-shirts, said last week he thought the league would be overstepping its bounds.

"I'll do it, I'll go with the majority," he said. "But my personal view is that I completely understand governing the attire of players around the bench. But other than that, I think it's kind of up to the individual."

Some teams already have dress codes in place. The New York Knicks, for instance, require players to wear jackets and ties. And the league already required its coaches to wear dress shirts, slacks and dress shoes on the bench.

"The players have been dressing in prison garb for the last five or six years," Laker Coach Phil Jackson said. "All the stuff that goes on, it's like gangsta, thuggery stuff. It's time. It's a good time to do that. But one must remember where one came from. I was wearing bib overalls when I was a player."

Stern said he consulted with the NBA players union before implementing the new rules. Billy Hunter, executive director of the National Basketball Players Assn., did not return calls for comment, but union President Antonio Davis has said recently that he supports a dress code.

The NBA, which more than any other U.S. sports league has embraced hip-hop culture in trying to market itself to young fans as edgy and hip, wants to burnish its image. Business-savvy superstars in expensive suits, led by Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Michael Jordan, were the faces of the league in the 1980s and 1990s.

But shifts in American culture have played into concerns about a growing disconnect between the NBA and a portion of its audience. In recent years, players have begun to sport diamonds, gold, tattoos and street-inspired fashion such as vintage jerseys, while arenas have played beat-heavy rap music at games.

Robert Hutcherson, the head of a grass-roots fan group, told the Los Angeles Times last year that in the minds of some middle-aged ticket buyers, the music had helped perpetuate the notion of a "thug league."

The NBA's image took its worst hit Nov. 19, when players charged into the stands and attacked fans, some of whom had pelted them with drinks and other objects, during a game between the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons.

The incident, replayed frequently for days on national television, resulted in suspensions and misdemeanor charges against several players.

ESPN personality and Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Stephen A. Smith, who is African American, wrote recently in support of the dress code, while suggesting that it was in part racially motivated.

"When you are selling a sport overwhelmingly populated by young black males to an older white audience, the reality is that impressions, first or otherwise, often determine your product's success," Smith wrote.

" … Indeed, there's a racial element here. But since there are 60-year-old black parents and grandparents just as appalled by some players' attire, there is a generational element too," he added.

Peter Roby, director of Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society, cautioned the NBA to tread lightly.

"There are plenty of well-dressed people now going to prison for defrauding their shareholders," Roby said. "We have to be careful about making assumptions about folks simply on the way they look. That's a dangerous thing to do because it's how we start to create stereotypes."

But Todd Boyd, a USC professor of critical studies and author of "Young, Black, Rich and Famous: The Rise of the NBA, the Hip-Hop Invasion and the Transformation of American Culture," said fans would not be alienated.

"In the last two years, hip-hop itself has become increasingly fashionable," he said, noting that rapper Jay-Z, a part owner of the New Jersey Nets, included lyrics on his 2003 CD, "The Black Album," commanding listeners to dress better.

Anyone wearing a vintage jersey now, Boyd said, is out of style.

Indeed, to fashion insiders, the league needn't have issued a dictum.

Fashion already had. Hip-hop and urban fashion have largely moved beyond the baggy jeans, jerseys and flashy medallions that seem central to the NBA's complaints.

"I think most of the lines now are a lot more dressed up," said Ron Finley, a Los Angeles custom tailor whose Drop Dead Collecxion has been a favorite of several Lakers in recent years, including Shaquille O'Neal, now with the Miami Heat.

"It's not like it was … when the gangsta rap look was in. Now a lot of people are showing a lot of trimmed-up blazers," he said.

Neither the Lakers nor Clippers has a formal dress code.

Bryant wore a string of retro jerseys during the Lakers' march to the 2002 NBA title, paying tribute to such sports legends as Hank Aaron, Joe Montana, Joe Namath, Jackie Robinson, Jerry West, Wayne Gretzky and, on the night the Lakers' clinched the title, Jordan.

But he seemed unmoved last week as word leaked of a coming code.

"They're just clothes," he said.

But Artemisia Apostolopoulou, assistant professor in the sports-management program at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, suggested that the NBA's image problems go beyond what players choose to wear.

"You can be dressed in suits and still go and fight in the stands," she said. "Or go to a club and do things you're not supposed to be doing.

"That in itself is not a big change, unless it's part of a more integrated strategy to reshape the image."

Still, some players saw the NBA's move as a logical step.

"The NBA is the best job in the world," Clipper forward Elton Brand said, "and you have to look good in business."


Times staff writers Jonathan Abrams, Mike Bresnahan, Greg Johnson, Robyn Norwood and Jason Reid contributed to this report.



The NBA image: From Cousy to Nash

Each NBA era has had its own look, and now the league is mandating a dress code for players. Some NBA cover boys over the years:


Bob Cousy

The league's first flamboyant superstar, Cousy introduced basketball to the no-look, behind-the-back and between-the-legs passes. Off the court, however, the Celtic hall-of-famer was a conventional dresser.



Wilt Chamberlain

Bigger than life, and even bigger in his own mind, Chamberlain remains the only NBA player to have scored 100 points in a single game. Beyond that, Wilt--also a hall of famer--lived large, sporting clothes that showed off his physique and claimed in his 1991 autobiography to have had sex with 20,000 women.



Walt Frazier

Nicknamed Clyde for his cool demeanor on the court, Frazier was super cool off the court. He drove a Rolls Royce and wore knee-length fur coats and Fedora hats. This hall of fame member was the Huggy Bear (think "Starsky and Hutch") of the NBA.



Earvin "Magic" Johnson

A bigger, faster and more personable version of Cousy, Johnson captured the attention and the hearts of basketball fans everywhere. The first, and best, of the new breed of 6-foot-9 point guards, Magic re-defined basketball with his mastery of all aspects of the game. Magic, elected to the Hall of Fame in 2002, dressed like the businessman he would become.



Dennis Rodman

The only NBA player known to have worn a wedding dress in public, Rodman was a walking color palate, with his multi-colored hair, his numerous tattoos and rings and his cartoonish, unpredictable behavior. On the basketball court, Rodman was one of the all-time great rebounders.



Steve Nash

The league's most valuable player is one example of the off-the-court image that NBA Commissioner David Stern is trying to change. The long-haired Nash, of the Phoenix Suns, is fond of wearing rumpled T-shirts and jeans.


Sources: National Basketball Assn.; Graphics reporting by Joel Greenberg

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BONUS: So Am I...

Peace, (NOW!!!)



Black Krishna Brand

Philosophy -

Music -


Bush, Bono Have Lunch at the White House: "To meet, or not to meet, that is the question..."

What to do, what to do, what to do...

I mean, what to do?

Okay, so you're Bono, the biggest rock-star activist in the world, and you have a chance to sit down and really reach the biggest power-brokers in the world, the leaders of the G8. The same bastards mass-arresting and mass-detaining thousands of protestors at their G8 Summits, the same bastards responsible for turning the Western World into police-states, the same bastards responsible for turning the "War on Terror" into a "War on Rights"...

What to do?

I dunno mate, I dunno.

Tough call.

I mean, you could avoid meeting with them, and instead show up at one of the protests to add weight and credibility to them.

Or not.

You could get ridiculed by the press for being a "celebrity" trying to "cash-in" on helping people, as if "Bono" needed to "cash-in" on helping people, as if any major celebrity needs to, as if we buy into "cashing-in" as being what they are trying to do.


Sometimes we do.


The media (again!) is feeding into our natural cynicism, and clouding our judgment when it comes to the potentially honest ways in which celebrities want to use their influence to help make the world better. I mean, we shouldn't talk unless we walk, and even if we walk, we aren't wearing Bono's boots.

You think he "enjoys" meeting with these assholes?

I mean, evil has a certain charm, and clearly Mr. Bush and Mr. Blair are among the more charismatic leaders of our time to their fans - and even, begrudgingly, I'll say objectively from what I've seen and heard. A fake "Good Ol' Boy" is an American tradition, and former actor and California governor turned-President Ronald Reagan is now seen as an icon despite his "Ketchup is a vegetable!" incompetence. And Teflon-Tony's stuttering-stammering Brit-twit quick-talk has a certain charm, hell - Hugh Grant even made a career out of it.

Our favorite celebs have to be quite careful in how they present themselve to avoid being savaged by a corrupt Press Corpse. In a 2 hour meeting or event the press will wait for that precious moment when a World Leader says something funny enough for Bono to crack a smile - and bingo, a picture for the whole world to see that makes it look like they are bosom-buddies.

It's not true, and even the picture below was selected for it's editorial value, just like the meeting was arranged by the White House to prop up Bush's sagging approval numbers. This is obvious boiler-plate stuff. However, if you'll notice the article is tiny and bereft of any quotes by Mr. Bono endorsing Mr. Bush or his policies, and Mr. Bono chose to flash the "peace" sign in a jarring juxtaposition with Mr. Bush's now classic Sieg Heil salute of a wave.

I think Bono knows what he's doing, or at least he thinks he does, which is about as good as any of us get.


I also think that when Bono gets back to his crib in Bonoville and wants to take the Edge off, he cracks open a bottle of Glenfiddich, pours himself a damn stiff dram of single-malt sweetness, and says in his meanest-finest Irish brogue:

"I sure hope that fucker keeps his promises..."


Bono, left, lead singer of the Irish rock group U2 gives the peace sign as he walks with President Bush on their return to the White House from the Inter-American Development Bank, Thursday, March 14, 2002, where Bush spoke. Bono's visits to Washington have been successful in rallying support for relieving third world debt. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

Yahoo! News

Bush, Bono Have Lunch at the White House

39 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - In town for a concert, U2 rock star Bono was invited to lunch Wednesday with the president. White House press secretary Scott McClellan said the meeting at the executive residence would be a follow-up on talks he had with President Bush in July at the G-8 summit in Scotland.

"They had a very good discussion about some of our common priorities," McClellan said. "Both share a deep commitment to combating AIDS, preventing malaria and expanding trade to lift people out of poverty."

McClellan said Bono also planned to meet with National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley later in the day, before U2's concert at the MCI Center. The spokesman laughingly told reporters that Bush was not planning to attend the concert.


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"RE-REWIND, RE-REWIND!" - Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Plan BK: The Solutions - "Go on, it's okay, you don't have to be so friggin' cynical about celebrities trying to help Save The World..."

"Well-fed celebs,
Hell-fed celebs,
What the hell,
Sched: celebs,
If it makes us, turn-
Our heads!
It's our turn,
To sched,
A close look at,
See, who's well-fed,
While still, turning heads,
While still, earning cred,
The solutions gotta be new,
Half-in, and half-out?
They can still stay true,
What if celebs were you?
How could you secure your spot?
Give a little, to the have's,
And a little, to have-not's..."


BONUS: "We're coming in from the cold, yes it's you, yes it's you, yes it's you, I'm talkin', to..."

Former CIA Analyst: Government May Be Manufacturing Fake Terrorism

A Government openly promoting torture, A President acting like a King cannot be trusted, must be impeached | October 19 2005

Ray McGovern, former CIA Analyst during the Regan and Bush 41 regimes, joined Alex Jones on his daily radio show Monday 17th October as part of a round table discussion of issues surrounding the Iraq war and the "war on terror".

McGovern launched straight into the War in Iraq and suggested that over the last few months there has been a "sea change" in public opinion, and now over two thirds of Americans, according to major opinion polls, are against the war and can now see through the Neo-con Propaganda that so clouded their judgment in the lead up to the war.

McGovern went on to comment that there has built up an ignorant attitude amongst more well to do Americans that the troops dying everyday are expendable. There has been a shut down in the minds of people who cannot place themselves in the shoes of the families who's sons and fathers and brothers are being needlessly slaughtered for a corrupt elite agenda.

Mr McGovern stated that the war "has nothing to do with democracy or freedom or defending "our way of life", it is to do with enriching the pockets of those who support this administration."

Alex then put it to Mr McGovern that Congressman Ron Paul had recently been on the show and said that The Bush Administration was openly trying to set up a martial law police state in America. McGovern responded in the affirmative:

"Well it does seem that those who have his (Bush's) ear are hell bent on giving away or providing wider responsibilities to our military. Witness what they are talking about now with giving the military primary responsibility for catastrophes, for hurricanes and so forth. Our military has been built up as an instrument of power but has never existed with this kind of potency before, and so we all need to look at this because there are laws against using the military in law enforcement capacities and we need to get to our Congressmen and Senators and say "look enough of this stuff."

McGovern then moved on to talk about terrorism and the fact that if there was another major attack in the US, it would mean a martial law state (According to General Tommy Franks) and a breakdown in our freedoms.

He amazingly went on to suggest that if another attack took place we should not accept what the government tells us because it could be them carrying out the terror.

"We have to be careful, if somebody does this kind of provocation, big violent explosions of some kind, we have to not take the word of the masters there in Washington that this was some terrorist event because it could well be a provocation allowing them, or seemingly to allow them to get what they want."

McGovern said he would not put it past the Government to "Play fast and loose" with terror alerts and warnings and even events themselves in order to rally people behind the flag.

Last week we revealed how a major terror alert in New York was outed as a fake, and magically boosted Mayor Bloomberg's ratings.

Mr McGovern then went on to reveal his opinions on the possible upcoming indictments within the Bush Administration, siding with the view that the truth will out and the Administration will come toppling down because of the way it has continually forged a bedrock of lies to justify the War In Iraq.

But he warned that we have to stay vigilant and continually expose the lies because we no longer have a free mainstream press. If we stop looking they will get away with anything they want.

Mr Govern Stressed that the founders wrote the Constitution with far sighted possibilities in mind, and we may now be at that juncture. The founders provided us with the ability to impeach any Government should it take away our liberties or any President, should he attempt to act like a King or an Emperor.

At this very moment we have a President about to veto a ban on torture. Even at the height of the British Empire torture was still outlawed because it was recognized as the pinnacle of human rights violations. What more does this Administration have to do before we remove it from power?



"RE-REWIND, RE-REWIND!" - Monday, September 12, 2005

"The Crazies": Speaking from Camp Casey, ex-CIA Analyst Ray McGovern breaks down who's in charge of the U.S. Government

"The crazies are in charge,
Livin' large,
Kept the gimps locked-up,
But now they costin' us our cars,

Star Wars is next,
Ya paychecks,
Ya red-necks,
The guillotine's flexed,

Even Bush 41,
Kept 'em 'round,
Just for fun,
Even a rich man's son,
Didn't want World War Won,

Didn't want World War Too,
But Carlyle's, got a smile,
For every inch of sand,
They'll go, the extra mile..."


BONUS: What Really Happened Today?

The TV keeps hummin',
CNN drummer's drummin',
War cry, stimuli, keeps me comin',

I'm a whore, for more,
Hooked to the core,
I just-
Keep pickin'-
At that canker sore-

On my brain!

See who Al-Qaeda trained?
Bad guys in black hats?
I must be insane!

To think, before I blink,
Something about this stinks,
I'd better take the blue pill,
Pour me, another drink!

Then sit back and watch,
Closed mind, open eyes,
I love this flick!
Same villains as True Lies!

Now where's Arnie?
Oh yeah, he's chillin' out in Cali!
And while Compton burns,
He's working out at Bally's!

But wait,
I'll take a little bathroom break,
But as I'm walkin' away,
The world starts to shake,

I have a mental-earthquake,
Low on the Richter scale,
Is Guantanamo Bay?
A jail bought for sale?

In hell with no bail?


It's gotta make sense!

'Cause the words: "terrorist threat"...

Are never in...

The past-tense...


What really happened, today?
What the hell is Bush, trying to say?
What really happened, today?
What should I do? Shop or pray?



I'd better stay alert/scared,
Cop me, a gas mask!
Will this shit even work?
I didn't think to ask!

I didn't think at all,
Life, is better that way,
King George will save us,
Now, what the hell did he say?

"We've got a blanket alert,
On a general threat!"

Oh shit...

That's scary stuff, I'd bet!
I'd bet all the bad guys-
Are getting ready for war!

But wait-
There weren't this many bad-guys before!

Jesus Christ!
These Muslims are fucking like rabbits!
Let's give 'em smokes and drinks!
And teach 'em other bad habits!

Chill'em out a bit,
Soon they'll see it our way,
Try the new McDonald's,
"You deserve a break today!"

All that Jihad and bombing,
Now, what was that for?
So what, if half your people,
Are stuck, dirt-poor?

Learn to be like us,
And you won't even care!
We just stick em in ghettos,
Wanna see?
You don't dare!

They're scary-scary places,
With nothing but bad people,
And I can't believe God,
Made 'em all that evil!

It's almost medieval,
How they choose to live,
When all America does,
Is open our hearts and give!

Well if you don't like us,
Then go fuck yourself!
I don't give a shit,
I just laughed through Elf...


What really happened, today?
What the hell is Bush, trying to say?
What really happened, today?
What should I do? Shop or pray?



- Black Krishna f. E-Dub and Conroy


"RE-REWIND, RE-REWIND!" - Friday, August 19, 2005

The Endgame: Neo-Continuity...

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

SEE??? Even corrupt-ass Judges are calling them Nazi's!!! ("Go on, it's okay, you can call them Nazi's...")

[Ed note: Alex Jones just said "I hate to say it folks, but we're all going to die." I also hate to say it, but I believe him, and believe it's possible that it may happen sooner than we think. As he just said now in response to emails saying Q: "Why do you also keep 9 year old cable-access shows on the air?" A: "Because - while I'm proud, I'm also really sad that we haven't stopped it, but everything I said 9 years ago has happened, and the Globalists are just carrying out their plans."

You go, you go give us all hell until we realize that it's actually here on earth...]


"Time alone - oh, time will tell:
Think you're in heaven, but ya living in hell...
Think you're in heaven, but ya living in hell...
Think you're in heaven, but ya living in hell...
Time alone - oh, time will tell:
Ya think you're in heaven, but ya living in hell..."

- Bob Marley and The Wailers, "Time Will Tell"


I spoke with a very well-respected lawyer and law-professor a while back, an extremely intelligent man who helped take cases against the U.S. government to the war crimes tribunal at The Hague, among other noble causes.

He, in extremely clear and erudite language, made it obvious to us that judges are fundamentally corrupt. That, in their ivory towers politikin' with rich and powerful peers, they were totally detached from the reality of what the average citizen goes through and what punishment the average criminal deserves. A bunch of sexless hermits smooth-like-a-G.I. Joe under their robes isolate themselves from the public trust, believe their infallibility based on the dusty diatribes of ancient tired texts'n'tomes, and arbitrarily affect racist stereotypes in disaffecting entire cultural groups with prison terms.

I argued for parallel actions within the system, gumming-up the works, class-action suits, mass-mobilization with a legitimizing street-credibility to ensure average people have confidence in the possibility of shaking up the establishment.

He was disgusted with my ignorance.


But disgusted.


The sweet-spot of humanity in the Western World has been moved.

It used to be the white-middle-class, who reacted to their kids being prosecuted for experimenting wtih marijuana and given criminal records with outrage, nearly forcing a dramatic change in the laws to allow for legalization. Up until that point the darkies and protestors had been targeted, but no more: it was time for the white-middle-class to fight back against persecution of their own. At one point, even President Jimmy Carter said he supported the posession of marijuana for private, personal, and recreational use.

It all ended when that ex-CIA crack-dealer George Bush Sr. stuck his hand up Reagan's ass and ran the world into the ground.

(See: The documentary Grass on DVD. It's narrated by Woody Harrelson. It's awesome.)


The sweet-spot is now the elite.

Those who control information and how we think, how we love, how we live, and how we feel we are no longer in control of our society in any meaningful way.

And make no mistake: they know what they are doing.

I spoke to a friend yesterday and mentioned that watching the news with her I could deconstruct every single lie in every single story, or every single bias that is designed to make us feel powerless due to their authoritative arrogance in telling us what is "news" and how to feel about it.

She said: "That's why I take everything with a grain of salt."

I said aside from needing a pillar of salt the size of the Tower of Babylon, what we consistently fail to understand is they are smarter than us when it comes to their business, and they clearly know what they are doing.

How could they not?

How could they not be aware of how their customers feel?

How could they continue to make us feel this way?


What is now clear is that even the most isolated and elitist circles of power are feeling the crunch of eroding freedoms, the "boiling frog" effect, where to cook a frog you turn up the heat in the pot slowly so the frog doesn't jump out, and thus the frog passively accepts being cooked to death.

For the last year or so I've seen us get a lot dumber and more paranoid.

I find that sad.

I also know that WE are all peers.

I know that if WE saw the same information we'd believe roughly the same thing, while confidently arguing over nuances and solutions.

I remember a world like this, where the balance of information was agreed upon and shared, and collective intelligence could be applied in a way that was widely accepted and constructive. Debates had common first principles, and while ignorance still existed as it always has, it did not dominate the way it does now.

That world no longer exists.


Even the people who helped destroy it are now finally regretting it...

Judges liken terror laws to Nazi Germany

London Independent | October 16, 2005
By Marie Woolf, Raymond Whitaker and Severin Carrell

A powerful coalition of judges, senior lawyers and politicians has warned that the Government is undermining freedoms citizens have taken for granted for centuries and that Britain risks drifting towards a police state. One of the country's most eminent judges has said that undermining the independence of the courts has frightening parallels with Nazi Germany.

Senior legal figures are worried that "inalienable rights" could swiftly disappear unless Tony Blair ceases attacking the judiciary and freedoms enshrined in the Human Rights Act.

Lord Ackner, a former law lord, said there was a contradiction between the Government's efforts to separate Parliament and the judiciary through the creation of a supreme court, and its instinct for directing judges how to behave. He cautioned against "meddling" by politicians in the way the courts operate.

"I think it is terribly important there should not be this apparent battle between the executive and the judiciary. The judiciary has been put there by Parliament in order to ensure that the executive acts lawfully. If we take that away from the judiciary we are really apeing what happened in Nazi Germany," he said.

Lord Ackner added that the Government's proposals to hold terrorist suspects for three months without charge were overblown. "The police have made a case for extending the two weeks but to extend it to three months is excessive."

Lord Lester QC, a leading human rights lawyer, expressed concern that the Government was flouting human rights law and meddling with the courts.

"If the Prime Minister and other members of the Government continue to threaten to undermine the Human Rights Act and interfere with judicial independence we shall have to secure our basic human rights and freedoms with a written constitution," he said.

Lord Carlile, a deputy High Court judge, warned against the whittling away of historic civil liberties. "We have to be acute about protecting what is taken for granted as inalienable rights. In the United States the Patriot Act included a system whereby a witness to a terrorist incident can be detained for up to a year. This is in the land of the free."

The senior barrister remarked that judges had now replaced MPs as the defenders of basic human rights.

"People use d to look to their MPs as the first port of call to deal with any perceived injustice by the executive. Now there is an increasing tendency for people to look to the judges to protect their liberties," he said.

Mark Oaten, the Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman, said Tony Blair was transforming Britain into an authoritarian state. "In eight years he has dismantled centuries of judicial protection. Britain's reputation as the world's most tolerant nation is now under threat," he said.

If Mr Blair's proposed terror legislation was unamended, said Anthony Scrivener QC, "Britain would be a significant step closer to a police state". The Prime Minister spoke of "summary justice", said the lawyer: "It would be better named street justice."

This week the Law Lords will consider whether evidence obtained under torture abroad should be admissible in British courts. Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, said admitting such evidence would undermine one of Britain's basic freedoms.

"The Prime Minister is trying in his own words to try to tear up the rules of the game," she said. "The rules of liberal democracy are about no torture, free speech and fair trials. Every time he denigrates these he undermines the fabric of our society."


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More Highly Credible Whistle Blowers Identifying Global 'Al-Qaeda' Terrorism as State Controlled

Looking back at the Bali bombing and new whistleblowers

Paul Joseph Watson | October 18 2005

During an interview for an Australian documentary, former Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid unequivocally fingered the Indonesian authorities as the true culprits behind the 2002 Bali bombings.

Wahid said the authorities were acting at the behest of Western intelligence agencies.

Other sources used for the documentary were adamant that there were no Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist groups in existence that were not controlled by intelligence agencies.

Indonesia has become renowned for rampant corruption and state involvement in terrorist atrocities. Sources told the film makers that government connected establishment figures are carrying out an agenda of depopulation in the targeted areas by lowering the value of property and resources, then buying it on the cheap.

The United States government had advance knowledge of the October 12 2002 Bali bombing. They passed that knowledge on to the Taiwanese government and told them to keep the information top secret.

Hours before the bombing took place, the US withdrew all its administrative staff and diplomats from Indonesia, citing a 'security threat'. The British government also received the same warning but this wasn't passed on to any relevant authority or the hundreds of victims carelessly making their way to a beach party.

The plastic explosives used in the attack were of military origin and were used primarily by the US military.

Immediately after the bombing, the FBI, the Australian Secret Service and British secret police swooped in to the bomb site and ruthlessly took charge of the investigation, much to the anger of the Indonesian authorities and the Balinese police.

Why were they so eager to take control? Were they attempting to cover their tracks and lead the other unwitting investigators away from any other conclusion but that the bombing was carried out by suicide bombers?

The very organization blamed by the authorities for the bombing responded by saying the attack was the work of the CIA, Mossad and Australian Secret Service.

Back in July we released an article which called for, "all governments who still operate outside of the control of the Globalists to come forward and join humanity in unveiling the real terrorists who are attempting to deform the world into a prison planet."

This was a plea for all credible whistleblowers, and especially those within government, to shine a spotlight on the true face of terrorism,

"We are calling on all whistleblowers to reveal themselves now and stand with us in the corner of truth and the future of this species. These bastards are indiscriminate killers and withholding information only paints a bigger target on your forehead. Your words need to be heard."

"On a governmental level the challenge is here before you. Either scream from the rooftops about government orchestrated terrorism or sit back and watch your country become a victim of it as it is wrestled away from your hands and placed in the domain of a black and cancerous global dictatorship."

Since this article the crescendo if credible individuals blowing the whistle on government sponsored terror has increased.

After British SAS officers were caught dressed in Arab garb, shooting at police and, according to some sources, allegedly driving a car filled to the brim with explosives, the Iranian government came out and accused the US and Britain of staging car bombings in Iraq and also being behind bombings in Iran in an attempt to destabilize the government.

Meanwhile, in the US, the so-called threat to attack the New York Subway was admitted to be a hoax. This of course was only released after Mayor Bloomberg's approval ratings had increased and sufficient attention had been distracted away from the imminent indictments of top Bush administration officials.

The Globalists are reeling and exposure of government sponsored terror has them on the ropes. Some developments might even tempt us to speculate that they have backed off using terror to attempt further seizures of power. The Globalists are like junkies, every terror attack has less and less of a fear impact on the general public. Therefore the attacks need to increase in scale to have any real impact. However, increasing the scale only increases the size of the Globalists' dirty fingerprints all over the crime. They are frozen by the fear of being caught.

Is the move to push Bird Flu as the new boogeyman a shift away from the terror paradigm? It is possible but we should never underestimate the audacity of the Globalists.

The end goal remains the same. The complete militarization of America, the confiscation of every citizen's firearms, and the brutal desecration of liberty as we know it.


Peace, (NOW!!!)



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Monday, October 17, 2005

WHY you mad at Madonna? "With all due respect your Holy Rabbiness: You're out of your friggin' mind!"

Sorry I've been audi for a minit, I've been busy and babbling with a tonne of peeps, including a few who mentioned this insanity coming out of Rabbiville.

They all repeated the same dumbass thing to me:

"Did you hear some rabbi's are mad at Madonna for trying to profit off the name of some 16th century Jewish prophet?"


I can't help it.

I lost my mind when I first heard it and haven't found it since.

How the hell does "Madonna" want to PROFIT off a 16th century Jewish prophet?

This woman is worth $300 million dollars. Give or take. I have no idea.

And, if she wants to profit, all she has to do is...

"Hey boys and girls, get on, the dance floor!"

(doo-doo, doo-doo-doo; doo-doo, doo-doo-doo!)

"Shake your ass, like you want, some more!"

(doo-doo, doo-doo-doo; doo-doo, doo-doo-doo!)


The idea that she MADE a song like this for "profit" is categorically insane.

There is at best a tiny available market for fans of "Yitzhak Luria, a 16th century Jewish mystic and Kabbalah scholar", and I'm sure the chauvinists and charlatans chanting away in their dimly-lit Lawboratories have absolutely no idea how "profit" in the music business works. Holed up poring over ancients texts and driving themselves crazy by driving themselves away from the people, their argument is proof-positive of their authoritative ignorance - AND of our blind fealty to an inoffensive acceptance of stupidity.

I get what they say jewish law says, and I even get why they're mad, but really, the reason Madonna made the song is to promote the culture and religion she loves in order to celebrate it, so the Rabble can at least make better and honest arguments.

Are all rabbi's dumbasses?


Do rabbi's say dumbass things sometimes?


So we gotta keep our minds open to the possibility.

I present, as your humble heretic, Exhibit "A"...

U.S. pop superstar Madonna visits the tomb of Kabbalist Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag, a Jewish mystic, in the Givat Shaul cemetery in Jerusalem, in this file photo from Sept. 19, 2004. Madonna, a Kabbalah devotee, has dedicated a song on her upcoming album to a Kabbalist rabbi, which has drawn criticism from other rabbis. A track entitled 'Isaac' is about Yitzhak Luria, a 16th century Jewish mystic and Kabbalah scholar. (AP Photo/Pedro Ugarte, pool-File)

Some Rabbis Criticize New Madonna Song

By RACHEL HOAG, Associated Press Writer Mon Oct 10,10:27 AM ET

JERUSALEM - A song on Madonna's upcoming album dedicated to a Kabbalist rabbi is drawing criticism from other rabbis, the Israeli Maariv daily reported Sunday.

The album, "Confessions on a Dance Floor," is to be released on Nov. 15 and features a track entitled "Isaac" about Yitzhak Luria, a 16th century Jewish mystic and Kabbalah scholar.

Rabbis who oversee Luria's tomb and a seminary in the northern town of Safed are unimpressed with Madonna's musical tribute and see the inclusion of the song about Luria on the album as an attempt by the pop star to profit from his name.

Rabbi Rafael Cohen, head of a seminary named after Luria, suggested Madonna's actions could lead to divine retribution.

"Jewish law forbids the use of the name of the holy rabbi for profit. Her act is just simply unacceptable and I can only sympathize for her because of the punishment that she is going to receive from the heavens," Cohen told the newspaper.

Another rabbi called for Madonna to be thrown out of the community.

"Such a woman brings great sin on kabbalah," Rabbi Israel Deri told Maariv. "I hope that we will have the strength to prevent her from bringing sin upon the holiness of the rabbi (Yitzhak Luria)."

Madonna spokeswoman Liz Rosenberg didn't immediately return a phone call seeking comment Sunday.

The singer and actress was raised a Roman Catholic but has become a follower of Kabbalah in recent years and adopted the Hebrew name Esther. She made a much publicized visit to Israel in 2004, when she visited many sites important to Kabbalah, but didn't travel to Luria's grave.

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