The American Dream Declared Dead; Now Can We Move Up To The Real Dream?

Jack sleeping on our new lawn

This article deals a devastating blow to the threadbare fantasy we still call The American Dream. I did a bit of research (if reading a Wikipedia page can be called “research”) on Stiglitz and one quotation of his jumped out at me. Regarding the Obama administration’s Financial Industry Rescue Plan, Stiglitz has said: “Whoever designed [...]

A Scientist Who Has Studied AIDS For 30 Years Comment On The Wikileaks Cable For The Truth Barrier

TIME Magazine AIDS 1985

Having taken on board the various responses, from indignant and scathing that I would think this was “news” to those who say their minds are blown, I called one of the most truth worthy people I know, Dr. David Rasnick, in Berkeley, California, yesterday. We spoke for a long time about it. “One view holds [...]

Wikileaks Cable: US Gov. Ceases HIV Testing Visa Applicants and Calls HIV infection “Not A Communicable Disease That Is Of Significant Public Health Risk.”

Wikileaks cable gate

This is a cable from the Office of The Secretary of State dated 16 Dec, 2009, published at WikiLeaks, following Cablegate. It states that on Nov 2nd, 2009, HHS/CDC published a “Final Rule in the Federal Register that will remove HIV infection from the list of communicable diseases of public health significance and remove references [...]

Real Watergate Story Revealed In New Book


A new book by Tim Weiner, Enemies: A History of the FBI, is a history of the FBI based on “a foundation of over 70,000 recently de-classified documents,” according to the author.  This explosive book excerpt at long last clarifies the chain of events, political and personal dynamics leading to the Watergate crisis, 43 criminal [...]

New Green Dress

Don't be afraid

Reflections on The Hidden Meaning of Drama and Trauma “It may well be that you have been cast in the role of trigger for the emotional release work in which another being is engaged. And it may appear to you that the individual in question is overreacting to your prompts. Yet, from that other person’s [...]

What They Said: Pete Townshend

Pete Townshend

“The artistic process, perhaps apart from ballet and Victorian theater, it doesn’t engage the physical form the way that rock does. And particularly not the kind of fighting cock, peacock male thing. It’s a kind of courtship. All that undermines what is really going on in rock, which is a deep, deep , awful and [...]