Wednesday, May 31, 2006


'Did Bush Steal the 2004 Election?: How 350,000 Votes Disappeared in Ohio': -- has been several months in development and will contend that a concerted effort was undertaken by high-level Republican officials to steal the Election in Ohio -- and thus the country -- in 2004!

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Gore: Bush is 'renegade rightwing extremist'

Tell the truth, brother Gore!! Wake up, America:

Guardian Unlimited: "Al Gore has made his sharpest attack yet on the George Bush presidency, describing the current US administration as 'a renegade band of rightwing extremists'.

In an interview with the Guardian today, the former vice-president calls himself a 'recovering politician', but launches into the political fray more explicitly than he has previously done during his high-profile campaigning on the threat of global warming.

Denying that his politics have shifted to the left since he lost the court battle for the 2000 election, Mr Gore says: 'If you have a renegade band of rightwing extremists who get hold of power, the whole thing goes to the right.'"

Monday, May 29, 2006

Powers Of Ten Video :: Interesting Videos

Powers Of Ten Video

Old Sam the Wolfdog

Like a lion, Sam the Wolfdog stands watch on our tent where we camped last night on my property south of Westcliffe, Colorado... Posted by Picasa

Mt Blanca, Sacred Mtn of the Navaho

View from my 20 acres south of Westcliffe, Colorado extends to Mt Blanca the SE corner of the sacred territory of the Navaho... Posted by Picasa

Okay, I won't jump... Just let me have one cigarette...

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Overlook on the Rampart Range Road

Rick Hessik and Steve Bremner, 2+ hours up the Rampart Range Road and halfway through our four hour run on Saturday... Rebekka and I ran to the top of Pikes (that would be the mtn in the background) on yesterday... Posted by Picasa

He made me do it

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Guess this Canyon

If you can guess this canyon's name you get a "no prize". Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Daryl Hannah has an excellent e-blog:

I found the link to it on Grist.

AlterNet: It's Not Enough to Be a Vegetarian

AlterNet: It's Not Enough to Be a Vegetarian: "He got us to stop eating meat. Now ethicist Peter Singer is out to demolish environmentalist mantras like 'buy local' and 'eat organic.'"

Sunday, May 21, 2006

A-Frame on the Barr Trail

L. to R., Steve Bremner, Harry Harcrow, Karen Brennan, Ben ?

Taken near the A-Frame shelter some 10 miles up the Barr Trail on the way to the summit of Pikes Peak, Colorado today. Ben continued on to the summit, while the rest of us turned around and ran back to Manitou Springs. Posted by Picasa

Friday, May 19, 2006

Channelchooser :: pick click play internet TV-channels features some 70 channels on video streams to your computer.

Hong Kong :: 100 Rooms @ 100 Square Feet

Hong Kong :: 100 Rooms @ 100 Square Feet

Congress in Action! Just not for you.

Dvorak Uncensored » Congress in Action! Just not for you.: "Think the leaders of Congress are in touch with working families? Here’s Dennis Hastert, R-IL, in action — worrying about tax cuts for the people who really matter to him."

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

MoJo Blog: Sex, Swedish-Style

MoJo Blog: Sex, Swedish-Style: "The Washington Post has a good article about how European countries with healthy attitudes towards sex—or, let's say, the sorts of attitudes that least resemble Focus on the Family's—have fewer problems with STDs and unwanted pregnancy than, say, we do here in the United States:"

Michigan High Point attempt

End of the road on our attempt on the high point of Michigan north of L'Anse on the UP last Friday, May the 12th. With 12 miles to go to the high point from here, we prudently decided to turn around and head back to our hotel in Eagle River, Wisconsin where we had a marathon to run the next day... Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

The Blog | Jane Smiley: Disorderly Conduct | The Huffington Post

Jane Smiley nails him: :

"This brings us to little George. How do you like this for a description:

• frequent temper tantrums

• excessive arguing with adults

• active defiance and refusal to comply with adult requests and rules

• deliberate attempts to annoy or upset people

• blaming others for his or her mistakes or misbehavior

• often being touchy or easily annoyed by others

• frequent anger and resentment

• mean and hateful talking when upset

• seeking revenge"

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Very Basic Suggested Reading List on Middle East

Juan Cole has a Very Basic Suggested Reading List on Middle East. I've only read two: "The Assassin's Gate" and "A History of the Arab People's". Guess I'd better hotfoot it down to the library...

Wednesday, May 10, 2006 - PM is no Bush, says U.S. pollster - PM is no Bush, says U.S. pollster: "'The Canadian and U.S. leaders could not be more different,' Frank Luntz said yesterday. 'Stephen Harper is a genuine intellectual, brilliant in his understanding of issues.

'I think I'll leave it at that.'"

Saturday, May 06, 2006

::Chris Davenport, Ski the 14ers project::

Awesome project to ski from the summit of all 54 of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks.

The Israeli Lobby

Two Harvard professors lobbed a bombshell last month in the London Review of Books with their article on The Israeli Lobby and American Foreign Policy. Their thesis is that we Americans have been hoodwinked into aligning ourselves so closely with Israel that we are no longer acting in the interest of the United States. Predictably the usual suspects are launching scathing personal attacks on the two professors and charges of Anti-Semitism rather than engage in honest debate. The article from the London Review of Books: The Israeli Lobby. If you can't access it here is the original Working Paper (PDF) published at Harvard University.

Wikipedia has a good overview of the debate.

The Nation takes it on in this week's issue: "Ferment over Israeli Lobby"

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

AlterNet: America's Worst Governors

Not surprisingly, Colorado's Republican governor Bill Owens is one of the top three of America's Worst Governors. Fortunately this is his last term. His most recent outrage was to veto a measure for clean air in Colorado.

Monday, May 01, 2006

Sam the Wolfdog Update

Sam spent the better part of last week up in Denver at the Veterinarian Emergency Clinic under the care of Dr. Stephen Lane, one of only 100 animal neurologists in the world. Dr. Lane's best surmise at this stage is that Sam suffered "viral encephalitis" that initiated a lesion on his thalmus: the section of his brain that guides the limbs, etc. This explains the loss of sensation for Sam along his right side.

Sam is home now and though he is impaired he can go for short walks. We are waiting on the rest of his lab results to see exactly what happened. Hoping for a full recover for the old boy...

The Comic Book Periodic Table of the Elements

The Comic Book Periodic Table of the Elements