Youtube.com: First Obama Presidential Ad I love the line from his speech where he says that no one should go bankrupt because of medical bills. Amen to that! Youtube.com: “I inhaled frequently” “That was the point” — I love this! And for whatever it is worth, right now I really like Obama and Kucinich […]
Month: January 2007
Update as Jan. 30, 2007: Good news! The Pahrump, NV Town board is in the process of repealing the ordinance that is discussed in this post. Please read the comments to this post for more details. CNN: Root for Tijuana to curb immigration — Commentary by Ruben Navarrette Jr. CNN: Town makes it illegal […]
KOCO.com: Jurors Convict Man Accused In Officer’s Death OKLAHOMA CITY — Jurors on Friday convicted a man of second-degree murder in the death of an Oklahoma City police officer. The panel of seven men and five women also recommended a 45-year prison term for Kyle Wayne Grider, 23, who was accused of causing the […]
This is an update to a earlier JMBzine post CNN: Canada compensates man U.S. deported to Syria MSNBC: Canada pays torture victim in U.S. terror case — Washington says engineer still a risk, wonâ€™t remove him from no-fly list
sjÃ¶lin An interesting local blog (by a guy I met at a shindig at a friend’s house a few days ago) that makes me realize how out of touch I am with the music scene these days. Very, very sad.
I did watch last night’s State of the Union with some friends and some beer (that seriously is the only way I could stomach it). Overall I think it was pretty sad. We are in such a bad place. I only hope Congress acts, and acts decisively to end the war in Iraq as […]
Erowid.org: Guidelines for Saying No to Police Searches — in the United States This guide is a few years old, but generally it seems to have pretty decent advise on why folks should refuse to consent to police searches and how is the most effective way to do so.
Theodore Parker Web Site I discovered Theodore Parker via the book The American Transendetalists: Their Prose and Poetry (a paperback from 1957 that I found in a used bookstore). The book had his sermon The Transient and Permanent in Christianity (one heck of a sermon that got him ostracized by the Unitarians of his […]
I was inspired to make this list after reading Time Magazine’s 10 Best Books article (thanks to DeathbyUlysses for the link) Here’s my list of books I read in the last year that I found to be particularly moving… 1. The Dharma Bums – by Jack Kerouac 2. Pronoia Is the Antidote for Paranoia: […]
Death By Ulysses – a brand new blog by my friend Kimberly I’m really stoked about this because about half of my favorite books have been recommended to me by her in the past. This blog will definitely be going in my blogroll.