Wednesday, October 19, 2005

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Lay and DeLay: Caught and Cauter

The fingerprinting of Tom Delay

Cauterization is the burning of the body [politic] to remove or close a part of it. It is sometimes done for medical reasons, as to treat some kind of wound in an area, for instance, or sometimes performed as a recreational body modification.

Tom DeLay is being cauterized from The Body Politic in much the same way that Ken [de]Lay was cauterized from The Body Business. Getting Layed ain't what it used to be. And today we read that the former exterminator has been served his papers, and will be mugshat and fingerprinted...with Bible black ink, not the fashionable red or purple.

The Hula Hoop & The New Liberal Physical Policy

Ancient Liberating Device

The Hula Hoop (or Hoola Hoop if your brain is bad) is making a liberal resurgence, thus partially justifying a notion once held by the gigantic Robert Reich (not to be confused with the diminutive Robert Reich who was never Secretary of Labor) and ushering in an age of physical liberality which some predict will cause the physical conservatives to finally retreat into their wally white world where one wonders where the yellow went, but not much else, lest one include animadversive gasguzzle shokinah or other oopsishnesses.

According to the author of "Hands of Light", simply making these gyrating motions with the human thorax is juvenative and restorative, or in other words, evolutive -- anathemae to many with conservative physical policies. But such ignorationalistic damming of reality will not stand against the rising waters, the pent-up aching rivers, of Nature, even as she rises in us. And thus the brave Hula Hoop will have saved the day, and the world will, once again, love America, or at least North Carolina.

[Andy Griffith theme]

How A Hula Hoop Helped Save Gay Whales from Rational Nuking
The String Cheese Incident

Wilma Now Most Intense Atlantic Storm Ever

Gathering strength at a fierce pace, Hurricane Wilma swirled into the most intense Atlantic storm ever recorded Wednesday, a Category 5 monster packing 175 mph wind that forecasters warned was "extremely dangerous."

Wilma was dumping rain on Central America and Mexico. A hurricane watch was in effect for the east coast of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, parts of Cuba and the Cayman Islands, and forecasters warned of a "significant threat" to Florida by the weekend.

"All interests in the Florida Keys and the Florida peninsula should closely monitor the progress of extremely dangerous Hurricane Wilma," the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.

Wilma's top sustained winds reached 175 mph early Wednesday in the most rapid strengthening ever recorded in a hurricane, said meteorologist Hugh Cobb of the National Hurricane Center in Miami. At the same time Tuesday, Wilma was only a tropical storm with winds of 70 mph.

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Noam Chomsky named top intellectual, passing over Bill O'Reilly who was 76,000,000th.

Noam Chomsky

The man who has spoken more truth to power than just about anyone has been voted the highly prized "top intellectual", according to a recent poll conducted in England, beating out anyone on FOX News by several million points. Or so I would guess.

His lectures at MIT were, and probably still are, a treat for the mind. Highly recommended.

What brave network, though, would dare put him on their payroll?

Any takers? Coresnot.

Chomsky has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, contemporary issues, international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. His works include: Aspects of the Theory of Syntax; Cartesian Linguistics; Sound Pattern of English (with Morris Halle); Language and Mind; American Power and the New Mandarins; At War with Asia; For Reasons of State; Peace in the Middle East?; Reflections on Language; The Political Economy of Human Rights, Vol. I and II (with E.S. Herman); Rules and Representations; Lectures on Government and Binding; Towards a New Cold War; Radical Priorities; Fateful Triangle; Knowledge of Language; Turning the Tide; Pirates and Emperors; On Power and Ideology; Language and Problems of Knowledge; The Culture of Terrorism; Manufacturing Consent (with E.S. Herman); Necessary Illusions; Deterring Democracy; Year 501; Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War and US Political Culture; Letters from Lexington; World Orders, Old and New; The Minimalist Program; Powers and Prospects; The Common Good; Profit Over People; The New Military Humanism; New Horizons in the Study of Language and Mind; Rogue States; A New Generation Draws the Line; 9-11; and Understanding Power.

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The Secret IM Conversations: Bush seeks advice from Clinton

The Huffington Post
(Thanks to Rob Urban for this find)

Kickass43: yo bill
Kickass43: u up
LadeezMan42: man im always up
LadeezMan42: whazzup witu
LadeezMan42: aint it past yr bedtime :)
Kickass43: laura kickd me out
LadeezMan42: been there dude

Monday, October 17, 2005

The American Conservative: "Money for Nothing"

Billions of dollars have disappeared, gone to bribe Iraqis and line contractors’ pockets.

When the final page is written on America’s catastrophic imperial venture, one word will dominate the explanation of U.S. failure—corruption.

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Dark Clouds Over Toledo

The National Socialist Movement (also called "NSM" or "NSM88") is the largest neo-Nazi Party operating in the United States of America, with "Units" and members in all 50 states and around the world. They co-operate with other "white nationalists", such as the Ku Klux Klan, Aryan Skinheads and National Alliance. The "88" in its name is a code word for "Heil Hitler", H being the 8th letter in the alphabet. The name America's Nazi Party is sometimes used, but this should not be confused with the revived American Nazi Party, a different group.

So says Wikipedia about the neo-fascist group that has brought the storms to Toledo.

Art from Faith: North Carolina's Cathy Sigmon

"field of daisies 2" by Cathy Sigmon

Primarily a self-taught artist, Cathy works from her studio in Faith, North Carolina in colored pencil, watercolor and acrylics. She has won numerous awards in local and regional exhibitions and conducts workshops for regional art guilds.

A Signature member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, Cathy has participated in CPSA international exhibitions in San Diego, Detroit and Houston. Her work is included in "The Best of Colored Pecncil 4", published by Rockport Publishers and distributed in the U.S. and abroad by North Light Books.