You mean my Sympathy for the Devil piece on how the how the world look ed to Dick Cheney,,?
Oh, it does count, and I trust it will count even more, but in most areas they're still heavily dependent on coal.
calls on US Gov't to stop directly violating 4th Amendment with cell phone tracking.
Oh, hell. I thought Liz Cheney had given up on carpet-bagging from Wyoming. I guess not.
Forgive me the snark about Teslas being coal-fired. I am pro-Tesla. And I know that one day they'll run on good intentions.
I'm thinking of getting some bumper stickers to slap on Teslas that say, in Tesla typeface, "Run Silent, Burn Coal."
President just name-checked Hobbes, Locke, Mill, Paine, Federalist Papers, . Wow.
Gov't enforcement & intelligence must be "rule-bound, narrowly tailored, transparent, and subject to oversight" Yep.
Check out the Lit! 2-wheeled car goes 200 miles at very high speeds & can't fall over! $20k!
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. - John Muir
The best way to honor my greatest political hero is to support the revolutionaries who aren't yet shrines.
I don't follow our stock price. It's not the leading indicator of our success. -
A word of comfort for those worried about the Spook Houses. Don't forget they're also ludicrous.
2nd release (today) of secret TPP documents. Criminalizing int'l behavior by secret treaty.
Here is the entire text released by today of the secret TPP IP Chapter.
The - or what the Administration will let you see of it - makes /PIPA look Net-friendly.
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Former South African president Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
How much of war is simply a matter of looking for it.
I'm at the Awards Banquet in New York. If you're here and want to talk about turning sewage into drinking water & fuel, find me
The best exit strategy is a lasting solution. - Clinton Foundation
Heaven for the weather, Hell for the company, and Meatspace for the unexpected.
There's much to be about lately, but I've decided that anything that can make me angry can also make me laugh.
I love my cat. Alarm's going off like the trumpets of iDoom, and this is his Full Emergency Posture:
It's 2am. Aiming at a 6:45 direct SFO-JFK. Can't sleep. Buck, the Catihisattva, is velcro'd to my left flank. Awake as the Buddha.
Coco Chanel said, "If you think you're sexy, you probably are."
Boundless gratitude & a pinch of terror: The Barlowettes (Amelia Rose, Leah Justine, & Anna Winter), Thanukah 13
It should come as no surprise that the demoniacally possessed prefer chicken McNuggets VIDEO
inductee says the has fulfilled both his dreams and his nightmares.
At the heart of true awareness lies gratitude. If only it were less elusive...
It seems most folks think "technology"only describes tools developed in the last 20 years. Hell, a sharpened stick is technology.
I'm going to try to spit-roast a turkey over a blazing menorah.
Before saying something, ask yourself: Is it kind? Is it necessary? Does it improve upon the silence? - Quaker advice
Minimum compliance standards should never define the maximum goals you set...whether it's ethics, morality or running your utility company.
Another foul NSA shoe drops: they spy on people's porn habits. Riiiiiight.
No. He told me this in conversation about 4 years ago.
My source for this is Jim Lovelock. But he's a notorious gloom monger.
It was 's word, but I'm pretty sure that I was the 1st person to use it as Gen. Alexander does.
Grumpy. But Agrippa wasn't funny until the Cypherpunks took it on.
While cows release far more methane than we do, their contribution to respiratory CO2 is far less.
Livestock population is closely proportional to human population.
RT Archaeologists Discover Site Where Desperate Jesus Christ Turned Tricks [Good Lord, Onion!]
Hero or Traitor? Snowden Debate Continues by
Dig this Internet mystery. And you, , must love it. Agrippa now seems quaint. But still great too.
I got it.You just couldn't hear me laughing.
A huge % of CO2 production is human breathing. Humans (with our pets & livestock) breathe out 7 gigatons per year.
Whom I've known since he was a teenager. As you have known me.
Wish I saw half as much of you and as you see of each other... How oddly intertwined is life, eh?
Yeah. That's been my motto. (Or one of many.) For years.
RT Excellent hat, John. [Thought you might like it. Probably look even more properly sinister on you.]
To clarify, 's car window was smashed and his suitcases grabbed. He himself is utterly unsmashed. And laughing about it.
Enemies of the State and re-hardening NSA-proof bat computer for insidious chats.
Julian Assange unlikely to face U.S. charges over publishing classified documents
Not the first time someone has broken into 's life...
If you're near at 815 Eddy St. in SF, look for two rifled suitcases. was just hit with a smash 'n' grab.
In its 1st year, has raised $650k in small donations. $250k went to .
I expect you're right about that.
Boo! Beware international supervillain Ed Snowden and his "Doomsday File"!
You clicked on the bomb? What happened?
Wasn't sent through 's server. It appears to have emanated from Google.
I heard and totally enjoyed the Truly Legendary Ramblin' Jack Elliott in Novato last night. A national treasure!
Does anyone know how to send a mass mailing to one's gmail contact list? I've never done it, and I need to warn them.
It seems to be using my gmail contact list. As least it is signed with the .sig I use with barlowrama.
Something is sending a malware attachment from my address. If you reply with a ?, it sends another saying it's fine.
Boy, is that ever true. I kept feeling like I was in Men in Black.
"Downloaded" is a terrific documentary by about Napster & the madness surrounding that particular boom
Awwww. That's sweet of you, my Dear Friend.
RT "Bit like me meeting you in 1970 but still recognizing you in Kings Cross station 30+ years" later. [Exactly!]
Yeah, it was. Made me feel like, whatever else, I've managed to go being identifiably myself for 50 years.
Important: Chomsky breaks down the Paranocracy. (My word, not his, but applicable.)
"Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than all the fables of the Church"
I just got recognized on the plane by a woman who last saw me 50 years and knew nothing of my life since. Encouraging.
I have an unusually long layover at ATL, and it is unfortunately one of those days when "people are strange..."
The Texan kid across the hall in my prep school let out a war whoop 50 years ago. "What is it?" He answered, "They got that fucker!"
A really good question from :
Thinking the Unthinkable: It appears the Senate Democrats are considering eliminating the 60% majority requirement.
Someone gave me a great new title for my business card: Philosoraptor. Would replace Peripheral Visionary.
I had a wonderful time speaking at Columbia University tonight with Larry Harvey on Religion, Technology, and
Dig The Sefaria Project, a kind of Liquid Torah that will include all the texts & commentaries! .
Tomorrow night at Columbia University
Please spread this NYT Op-Ed calling for German asylum for Ed
Midnight. Final approach to JFK. Hello, Magic City.
Every day brings new word of unconstitutional surveillance. And every day the people say, "Whatever." .0
Phone records were just tip of the iceberg; new reports show CIA took your financial records under same authority.
Waste is Either a Verb or an Misused Resource
It's impossible to awaken someone who's pretending to be asleep.
They used to call it the Holocene. I liked the sound of that better, but this name of the Age is more accurate. Human geology.
Prince Charles, speaking up on climate change, is chided for "getting involved in politics."
It's 36° in Daphne, Alabama tonight. I don't know how to get warm. None of my customary resorts seem available.
to Vote on "Urgent" Legislation Regarding Internet
Cisco’s disastrous quarter shows how NSA spying could freeze US companies out of a trillion-dollar mkt
reveals that TPP "trade" agreement is even worse than you feared.
Many defenders of the 1st Amendment seem to forget that it protects religious belief as well as its absence.
Isn't It Funny How Everyone's Wearing Poppies While Our Troops Guard The Opium Fields In Afghanistan? v
There's no bigotry quite so brittle and sanctimonious as that which "humanists" are proud to inflict on the likes of you.
I don't personally think the universe sprang into being one wild week 6000 years ago, but I defy you to prove it didn't.
Spread this word. Please.