The Man’s Name is John Ashcroft | Files: Humor, On The Line, PoliTicks | Tags: , , ,

Things that make me smile: The John Ashcroft Snow Globe, brought to us by an irreverent artist. —- Remember America before Homeland Security? Before racial profiling became SRC=”” HEIGHT=”182” WIDTH=”143” ALIGN=right VSPACE=”5” HSPACE=”5” ALT=”IMG shamelessly mirrored from”/> the norm? When our streets, homes and offices were safe and our […]

Canadian Thanksgiving (2002) | Files: The Long Wander | Tags:

Sometime in the 1960s, in a land about 700 miles north of here, the nation’s grandmothers felt very much left out of all the protesting against war and nuclear weapons and the like. Free health care and a generous social security system didn’t leave much for them to demand in […]

Life on The Line | Files: On The Line | Tags: , , ,

I’m living a stone’s throw from the San Francisco International Airport where I works as a cog in the National Security-Industrial Complex. April to August was a battery of federal law, gun smoke, beatings, planes, rubber stamps and Bad Guy-inspired seriousness interrupted with a surf session in Florida, a many […]

PRO·PA·GAN·DA: a primer for identification | Files: PoliTicks | Tags: , ,

There has been considerable discussion on recently surrounding media bias, propaganda and advertising. But what is propaganda and how can we tell? Analysis of discourse sheds light on both the motivations of actors and the credibility of their Reality. I believe biased accounts of events, root causes, history and […]

The Narco-State Cometh | Files: PoliTicks | Tags: , , , , is running an investigative report by Al Giordano about presidential “narco-candidacy” of Colombian governor Alvaro Uribe Vélez. According to the report Uribe, Washington’s preferred candidate, is caught a web of Colombia’s Greatest Hits of cocaine scandals. Among the sordid threads are ties to infamous narcotrafficers like Pablo Escobar, genocidal […]

Find Your Voice In A Conspiracy | Files: The Long Wander | Tags:

DO NOT FORGET THE PROCESS. IF YOU DO YOU WILL FAIL. Late in the summer of 2001 I sat down with SW on many occasions, under the stars and over beers, and discussed Life, the Universe and Everything. We discussed our regrets of the past, our dreams of the future, […]