Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Heal Me With Your Mystical, Japanese Fung-Shui Bullshit, Sir.

Recognize The Symbolic Milestones When You See Them, Bitches. The price of oil is now at a record high, just getting over $50 per barrel. This is only a few months after the constantly rising cost of crude pushed gas at the pump over $2 per gallon. The stock market is now under 10,000 points which was the mark of a strong market and healthy economy back in the salad days of Bill Clinton and the dotcom boom. Read the writing on the wall: run-away gas prices and hostages in the Middle East. Bush is 21st century Carter, just without the dignity or concern for human rights.

The Wrath Of The Facts Reuters factchecks Bush's rosey speech about Iraq. As shocking as it may seem to you dear reader, Bush has apparently misrepresented several, basic facts about Iraq. Wait, that's kinda what got us there, wasn't it?

Will You Fucking RELAX Dude?! We're GETTING To It...
"Since Sept. 11, 2001, more than 123,000 hours of audio in languages associated with terrorists still had not been reviewed as of April 2004, the audit found. In addition, more than 370,000 hours of audio associated with counterintelligence had not been reviewed. This backlog existed even though money for the FBI's language services had increased from $21.5 million in fiscal 2001 to about $70 million in fiscal 2004. The number of linguists had risen from 883 to 1,214 over that period."

The Cat's Got Claws Time aticle about the shady and weak info used to bring down imminent threat to humanity, Cat Stevens. I'd like to think that Ashcroft has a grudge list from the early seventies. Tommy Chong doing a year in jail for making glass pipes. Cat Stevens grunded mid-flight and forced out of the country. Dennis Hopper, watch your shit.

Fuck Betraying His Jihadi Brothers, The Sikh Geek Is Sweating Johnny Walker's Steez Behold this Time article about John Walker-Lindh, who in addition to singing like a songbird for the Man "has grown a beard down to his chest and covers his shaved head with a khaki skullcap to match his prison jumpsuit."

-The Sikh Geek