Occupy Goes Local [Update OCV Video and call to join OccupyHalloween]

Demonstrators have been arrested in New York for violating a 150 year old anti-mask law so I’ve decided to go in masquerade get-up for Halloween and make a sign to use along with the costume in protests against silly laws and the over-exertion of force on the part of police against peaceful protesters. New York […]

What’s your opinion of the occupy movement & 99%?

This was a question on The Daily Post this week and it really made me think about why I was getting involved at the local level with a manifestation of this movement. People have always feared when people come together, what are they afraid of? We are the ones going into debt, losing our homes, […]

Iowa State Capitol Photo Gallery & Electric Six Introduction

We visited our state capitol yesterday. We came to Des Moines to see Electric Six, an amazing band from Detroit that travels the world and yet comes to a tiny bar in the middle of Iowa. I got to meet Dick Valentine again and he gave me a signature and photo and was such a […]

The Unpaved States of America*

I don’t have cable television anymore but I get my news. It isn’t 24 hour news but I suppose it could be if I was so inclined. I have grown less interested in political hocus pocus and more enthralled with social construction, stratification, abuse and destruction. I believe our government does this to us and […]

The Day Osama Died

Oh boy, Obama‘s late night speech has been posted on YouTube and the comments are flooding in by the second. You can also download it in its entirety… This is part of public domain and so I will be using it for commentary within the next few days. The part I’m most interested in is, […]