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: the best way to support our troops Bring them home NOW. originally posted by xowie

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: Who has been organizing those pro-war rallies? The New York Times: Channels of Influence, Paul Krugman. Bushologists let out a collective "Aha!" …

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: Code Pink DC indymedia reports on the high-profile Code Pink arrests.

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: tom lehrer: not dead He says he couldn't do anything with the Israelis and the Palestinians "because I'm against …

: Kimya Dawson Kimya Dawson rocked the 930 Club last night. Don’t miss her MP3s – “this one is …

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: life along the dmz LAT photo essay on the DMZ. originally posted by daiichi

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: flag pin I put this on as a modest riposte to men with flags in their lapels who shoot missiles from the …

: things-to-do list Guy Dauncey’s 101 Ways to Stop the War in Iraq. originally posted by xowie

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: war college BLOOD. America’s blood supply, already at such a seriously low level that some parts of the …

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: helix @ 50 NYT has gone bonkers over the 50th anniversary of DNA: Intro. Interactive feature. Nature vs. …

: dxing baghdad DXing.info: Monitoring Iraq: War of the Airwaves. (For the shortwave radio fetishists among us.) …

: poetry for peace “For evidence, I submit the fact that we’re not yet at war.” (dayku)

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: see america first A camera crew and I followed Hollywood legend Ernest Borgnine at the wheel of his beloved 40-foot …

: never forget Hammer’s treachery by Anil Dash.

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: damn hippies Tough numbers to deny, nonetheless. Over 600 cities across the globe, all staging major anti-war …

: categories How many is too many?

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: west coast massive Here in Hollywood I climbed a light pole to hang the cumbersome sign I was carrying ("Let the …

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: speaking of getting ready The more Americans start talking with each other about where our country is headed the better. But …

: protests around the world 1, 2, 3. originally posted by daiichi

: holly protest toonie Faces in the Crowd by Carol Lay. originally posted by xowie

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: 8 millimeter amateur film of marilyn monroe discovered For several months he staked out the Gladstone Hotel on East 52nd Street, where she was recovering …

: children of the outposts The founder of Maon Farm, Yehoshefat Tor, says he still thinks the bombing was a good idea. "The …

: Booger Google buys Blogger; randomwalks moves to Movable Type. Coincidence? Well, yeah.

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: the whole world is watching We call upon the Spirit of the Founders to guide us as we create a new world where all may live in …

: we have talked our extinction to death The case against the war by Jonathan Schell. originally posted by daiichi

: now is the time for you to speak And the terrorists in Washington Are drafting all the young men And no one speaks And they are …

: of guernica and vietnam Most of the world cried out at the slaughter of the people of Guernica. Such bombings were …

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: red sheep of the family At the Coalition on Homelessness, Tracy has another idea: "There are very acute mental illnesses …

: who's the bastard? Bastard, by M. Shahid Alam. originally posted by daiichi

: look, i'll pay more for gas! Stop Mad Cowboy Disease. Make Tea Not War. War is sweet to those who haven't tasted it …

: did CNN or NPR cover this? You can watch a bit of video (scroll down) at dc.indymedia and listen to a bit more of the town hall …

: alexandria, usa The audience — mostly middle-age professionals — broke into sustained applause when the …

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: the game is over, declares a ooh-tough-guy shrub There is no real evidence. There is no smoking gun. There isn't even a smoking spit wad. There is …

: 'i may be wrong, but i do believe it' Evidence of an electronic cut-and-paste operation by Whitehall officials can be found in the way the …

: randomwalks supports the fairfax one March on Melrose by Judith Lewis. originally posted by daiichi

: yet another worst case >christ this is all so depressing. Isn’t something good happening?Well I was holding back …

: rice for peace Rice for Peace: If we are going to send something to Iraq it should be food, not bombs.

: no apologies She needed the rewrite by Wednesday. I told her that I’d do my best but that my lover, Walta, …

: powell without picasso "How could anybody think for a moment that I could be in agreement with reaction and death?" Pablo …

: a million deaths is just a statistic Iraqis and Americans who, doctors say, might die in the next war: 48,000 to 260,000 Additional …

: say it right, dumbass Why does Bush pronounce it “nuc-yoo-ler”? (fark) originally posted by daiichi

: John Perry Barlow interview JPB: I'm discouraged with the role of the Internet in the antiwar movement. Because so far what I …

: the undying cry of the void Let her now take off her hat in summer air the contour Of cornfields and have enough time to kick …

: vital signs Think Outside the Bomb It's NUCLEAR, not NUCULAR, you idiot! Anything War can do, Peace can do …

: someone set us up the bomb After the shock of losing wears off and an unmitigated free-for-all ensues, the Triads go back to …

: mp3s are lessening the decline of the music business, not creating it The RIAA has staked out an untenable position that is as unrealistic as it is anti-consumer and …

: keystone cops-style coup d?etat "I don't want to belong to a country that attacks little countries."Kurt Vonnegut vs. the !&#*!@; …

: in less than one year the rss distributed one million trishuls The Other Face of Fanaticism by Pankaj Mishra. originally posted by daiichi

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: kathy acker; wrote novels about sex and violence The rebel speaks for herself, by Ben Ehrenreich. (cf.) originally posted by daiichi

: mj gallimaufry "It isn't about being drug free," Cowan argues. "It's about being free."LAT, The Drug War …

: blazing dippies Take a Newport and dip it into the bottle of Juice and smoke it down. I would be on a Dust cloud …

: frauding in rhythm and sorrow "They have a communication system that rivals the CIA," Borg said.Don't mess with Bjork fans. …

: go man, go! I'll post 150 updates in a day (for my purposes, from 12:01 a.m. PST Tuesday, January 21, 2003 to …

: on marijuana If you want to know what marijuana is like, ask your co-workers. Or your neighbors. Or fellow PTA …

: in the grand tradition of dayku By now the poetic groove was really cooking. Harold and Andrew were just riffing on the whole vibe. …

: he can banish even their thoughts into a black hole Condoleezza Rice: The Devil’s Handmaiden by The Black Commentator; Bush’s alien views on …

: support your local suicide girls There’s something that punk porn sites are pushing besides pictures, and it’s what …

: oh mary! not another war in iraq! While it’s safe to say the demonstrations here and in the capital had zero effect on the White …

: stephen johnson on game demos Stephen Johnson on game demos

: on conscription “Congress, which voted overwhelmingly to support Bush’s war, includes only one member …

: on systems Thou shalt not distort, delay, or sequester information. You can drive a system crazy by muddying …

: the movement still needs us Swiller tells the story of an abortion provider who, as she was preparing to perform an abortion, …

: leeches are not rodents We should all take a nice long look at the Big Game on Sunday in San Diego -- because it may be the …

: silence is betrayal May our country, on the brink of war, take to heart the final refrain of America, the Beautiful: …

: seven continents united Human peace sign in Antarctica. originally posted by daiichi

: j18 - central paris “The lives of our children are worth more than your dirty wars”. originally posted by …

: rip Harivansh Rai Bachchan Weep over my corpse, if you can weep tears of wine. Sigh dejectedly for me, if you are intoxicated …

: report from dc "This is your destiny. You were born to be here. You were born to reclaim this land. You will not …

: west coast walk San Francisco: Pics of today’s huge demo. originally posted by daiichi

: ooh, schoolgirls! originally posted by daiichi

: walking papers Draft Impeachment Resolution Against President George W. Bush by Prof. Francis Boyle, University of …

: bush slaps your sanctity Dubya actually said it. He actually went so far as to pledge his administration's commitment to …

: bagdad, ca "I believe Bush is an oedipal fool who is generating this war for oil and who will end up making the …

: less is more, war is peace "The fact that the inspectors have not yet come up with new evidence of Iraq's WMD program could be …

: you catch yourself thinking, "hi, mom!" Even seated in folding chairs, like glamorously evil talk show hosts, they ooze authority and …

: is that why the page is black? Disney wins, Eldred (and everyone else) loses. originally posted by daiichi

: The Portable Sixties Reader Charters' anthology may be the first book about the Sixties that hasn't made me want to braid my …

: good times, for a change Dumbledore lowered his hands and surveyed Harry through his half-moon glasses. 'It is time,' he …

: j11 photos There was a big-ass anti-war demo in L.A. on Saturday. originally posted by daiichi

: 'if we sat at the same table, fights might break out' Mr. Frayn is playing all the angles. "The ideal resolution would be if Claire won it," he said. …

: "i will not wait on events, while dangers gather." The administration has embarked on something "quite extraordinary in American history, a preventive …

: small gestures of public devotion Naked war protest in Marin. originally posted by daiichi

: boards of seattle Bulletin boards are choked with offers to watch your house, your pet, your kids, your shrubs. People …

: if I'm not here, look for me... Google News boing boing Mac Net Journal

: 1.5 million children have a parent in prison Suddenly Nina brightened. It was as if she grasped that her father couldn't tolerate the view of …

: no one sees porn stars as victims There are no condoms on the set. There's no toilet paper in the bathroom. The performers brought …

: Ka`a uila m&acirc;kêneki, hô`onioni kou kino Kokua Line: What does ‘Pu in Sai’ really mean? originally posted by daiichi

: bomb and bomb and kill and kill and shrug You cannot have a war when the so-called enemy has done nothing to provoke you and is absolutely no …

: come a long way baby When boys sneer at a girl who won’t join in sex games on the back seat of the school bus, and …

: bhopal poison: return to dow Ten Greenpeace activists, including John Passacantando, executive director of Greenpeace in the …

: here, queer, packing "There are so many issues facing the gay community I don’t think a gun club is the answer or …

: lesbian in the locker room My mom wrote to Courtney Joslin at the National Center for Lesbian Rights and told her the story. …

: <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,871251,00.html"> poet laureate joins doubters</a> CAUSA BELLI by Andrew MotionThey read good books, and quote, but never learn a language other than …

: like two separate countries Dude, where’s my California? originally posted by daiichi

: double secret no-fly list Questions about how one gets on a no-fly list creates questions about how to get off it. This is a …

: applied biotecture The most striking part of the structure is a tilted wall of windows -- to be installed later this …

: on shopping for a cell phone It’s really hard to pick a cell phone and a service, as I don’t have to tell you. All I …

: chaining the alternative press "There's a terrible irony in the John Ashcroft Justice Department investigating the alternative …

: 'I have decided not to run for president during the elections of 2004' At cheesedip.com: many links re Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s recent decision …

: pot law invalid Marijuana possession is lawful in Canada, maybe. originally posted by daiichi

: the angels didn't write this shit! Rees has no illusions about the strip's importance; in fact, he almost gave it up altogether after …

: pink slip christmas, brought to you by our sponsors... "As a working-class guy I kind of accepted long ago that I wasn't going to make a fortune or …

: in the Sunday New York Times A Lost EloquenceWhen I ask students early in the semester if they know a poem by heart, I usually …

: torture by proxy WP: interrogations at Bagram. originally posted by xowie

: the fear in review After a year of trepidation, unease, and malaise both at home and abroad, the media types who three …

: piet&agrave; Sainthood for Mychal Judge? originally posted by daiichi

: Big Brother: killer P2P app? The first generation of the Internet — called the Arpanet — consisted of electronic mail …

: 11,400 tampons over a lifetime The notion that women are less competent before or during their periods was exploded in 1914 by Leta …

: john ritter is #37 The Beast 50 Most Loathsome People in America, 2002 originally posted by daiichi

: i seen cupid's span FROM THE POETRY BLOTTER OF EARL S. STONAH, ESQ. Taxicab, pouring ass rain. I'm trying to meet my …

: Chabon on Summerland What I came to see I was writing about, which is something that's of great concern to me as a …

: livephish.com “Live Phish Downloads offers high quality, unedited soundboard recordings of select shows in …

: the legend of Shigeru Miyamoto “Nintendo of America recently hosted an interview with two of the masterminds behind The …

: via <a href="http://www.chumba.com/">chumba.com</a> Anti-war mp3: Jacob’s Ladder(Not In My Name). originally posted by daiichi

: "the drug czar knew me by name" Profile of “marijuana madonna” Renee Boje. originally posted by xowie

: vox bloggus The one upside to the fact that we no longer have any real leaders, only ersatz ones slavishly …

: a great, un-Jewish evil ''They are good and courageous people, the sort of people who took great risks to save Jews during …

: wild, wild west Rawhide Kid, Marvel’s leather-slappin' cowboy. originally posted by xowie

: TSA, get it? In an apparent bid to become the office of Total Suitcase Awareness, the federal Transportation …

: animated gifs rule! I’d like to invite you to explore the randomWalks wiki. [Thanks to riley dog for that poor …

: expanding the search for weapons of mass destruction Following Bush’s guidelines, Rooting Out Evil is demanding that his administration allow …

: Because we don't know when Because we don't know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustable well. Yet …

: i'm a peace-dog too The L.A. ANSWER—organized candlelight peace vigil, the first of its kind to occupy a …

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: 'On the Road' on the road If you're actually able to handle the manuscript, you have a kind of contact with the author that …

: needles & pinheads Alison M. Rosen on free tatt night at Luxx. originally posted by daiichi

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: washingtonpost.com: Star Visits Baghdad in Hope of Staving Off a U.S. Attack Somewhere along the line, the actions of this government are the actions of me. And if there's going …

: "The census results indicate the Latino population will be receiving a lot more attention." If your local paper doesn’t carry it, you can finally read Lalo Alcaraz' new daily strip La …

: Y2K can't delete the true ancient “Spread the good word about Bagelhole.org’s collection of folklore, alternative energy …

: boxcars boxcars boxcars “The Trained Eye series began in October of 2000 as I wandered in the railyard near downtown …

: hey adults! comics! Mark Frauenfelder reviews Rebel Visions, a history of the underground comics movement, in this …

: little green papers The Club has chosen to invoke its internal policing power mainly against members who have pushed for …

: <a href="http://wimminandminorities.com/">click here</a> I’ve been sleeping on wimminandminorities.com but it’s time to WAKE UP!

: my big jewish trojan As a lighthearted reminder, Pashkow circulates around the admissions office a three-page memo called …

: postcards to marina abramovic (Basically) every day for the past 6 years I have painted with watercolor for an hour. This activity …

: "Sorry I'm a racist Republican majority leader" In an edition of his Hop Hop Political Newsletter which is unfortunately not online, Davey D makes a …

: what would macarthur do? "Some people, some of the junior cadets, view it as a very personal thing," said Thomas. "They say, …

: shoot the sheriff if you must, but not those deputies The Corrals’ attorney, Ben Rice, said "deputy" status would put WAMM under the provisions of a …

: For the record, I love Big Brother ‘Burning Bush’ comment draws prison termSIOUX FALLS, South Dakota (AP) – A man who …

: don't blog on drugs In one of Ram Dass' books, don't remember which, he told a story about his guru, Neem Karoli Baba, …

: earl's girls wear green or nothing at all FROM THE DESK OF EARL S. STONER, ESQ.: We’ll probably have a presidential candidate forty …

: home court advantage Deadheads, a notoriously finicky bunch, are enamored of Herring. Having played with the Allman …

: the war on drugs is just another war Mike Gray’s Busted, reviewed by Judith Lewis. originally posted by xowie

: running down the dragon During the first days of Ocean View, Abramovic seemed restless, moving around, no doubt, so she …

: jeering, insult-hurling white guys "We recognize Filipinos, but this is a step backwards," said one of the more moderate voices at the …

: in the peace of christ Blood - the most intense and powerful Biblical symbol - causes two realities in disarmament. First, …

: the beatles of hip hop Mtv News: Roots' ?uestlove, Black Thought Delve Into Phrenology “For the most part, none of us …

: good luck! What’s wrong with Ronald McDonald? Ronald lies to children. (I hit the Jackpot.)

: Pop Culture Junk Mail (Dec. Pop Culture Junk Mail (Dec. 1) sez: If you enjoyed the film, you’ve got to watch the DVD with …

: only under hip hop supervision Users are not actually moving the CD against the laser; rather, using a touch-sensitive "jog dial" …

: we were there, for a minute David Rees of mnftiu spoke to a crowded house at the doomed Midnight Special bookstore last night, …

: best of NPR A few NPR segments I've been collecting: "The pornography industry has been a key driver in the …

: repaint, right over the manure Visitors to the exhibit will be encouraged to make their own cow poetry by taking a tiny cardboard …

: living Thriftdeluxe is another crafty DIY site, this one based in London. For the record, a few other good …

: (racism) The good folks at Eatonweb might want to tweak their portal a bit; it’s less than accurate to …

: hoping to find artifacts lovingly called "potty nuggets" and "potty treasures" Syracuse New Times: The Plunder Down Under.Tall and narrow, usually built for one and typically made …

: and now you're even older Most students entering college this fall were born in 1984. The Beloit College “Mindset …

: If some country was going to bomb the U.S. because they thought that at some time we might bomb them, we'd say that's a war crime. - Ben Cohen The extraordinary array of groups questioning the Bush administration's rationale for an invasion of …

: the ghost of World AIDS Day yet to come The U.S. Central Intelligence agency reckons that in a mere seven years, by 2010, India will have …

: i'm tested, are you? The National AIDS Memorial Grove covers approximately 7.5 acres in the eastern end of San …

: seasonal poetic disorder bogus holidays make me tired, at blue period. originally posted by daiichi

: don't do the rhyme if u can't do the time Supreme Court judges take issue with rhyming colleague. originally posted by daiichi

: think before you link On Sunday, hundreds of bloggers, diarists and other personal website publishers will link to …

: mitten, we salute thee Suicide Girls isn't so much an offshoot of some kind of emo-porn phenomenon (as a past issue of Spin …

: painters and madmen Giant guitar of light-strummed at dusk it rests by the intersection Tuning not itself like the organ …

: different levels of ass-whupping A television commercial for a local Toughman contest came on. They were looking for tough men and …

: mnftiu Page Seventeen is huge. originally posted by xowie

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: kenny g on the rtd "He'll have jazz playing up his ass all day long! Man, he'll be sorry he met me, 'cause I don't let …

: sponsored by prozac What would you do on poetry’s behalf? originally posted by xowie

: dateline Opelousas Sweet potatoes aren't really yams; yams, which belong to the genus Dioscorea, are grown widely in …

: def poetry jam on b'way Lemon taught himself to read and write while incarcerated. Nine years ago, he watched poets …

: speaking of hyper pit bulls "We do not think justice has been done," they said in a statement. "The dog is still free and is a …

: resistance growing rhizomatically Happy Birthday, IndyMedia. originally posted by daiichi

: cast a spell on me Elvis Mitchell on Velocity, starring crufty pagan Fairuza Balk. originally posted by daiichi

: crotchless panties of doom Perhaps scantily clad multimillionaire supermodels flaunting a socially constructed notion of …

: waiting to die on a river of salvation "Tell me, is there any point?" she asked. "Here, I have to work and earn my living. Death will come …

: to witness the gospel of peace The Name on My Cross April 23, 1990 Fort Benning, Georgia Juan Ramon Moreno S.J., I carried your …

: featuring alonzo the mechanical pony "New Years Eve, nine years ago," recounts Moss. "We had a bunch of this Jager knockoff crap called …

: world's most destructive bank Activists serve Citigroup with eviction papers. originally posted by daiichi

: letters to the editor Writer Alison M. Rosen has contacted us to complain that we are not linking to enough articles by …

: with ketchup or nutrasweet and raisins Ode to ramen. originally posted by daiichi

: he can't be all bad Friends in recent years have thought they detected a glimmer of light amid the darkness of Fischer's …

: my heart's telling me to kill saddam ''If you want to play the game of truth, I'll tell the truth, and the truth will burn. It's not …

: Flag of Iraq Do you know what the flag of Iraq looks like?

: Vonnegut on reviewer rage “Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a …

: the flip side of world war II "I would say tiki, and people would say, `What's that?" said Mr. Fisherman, scratching his goatee, …

: "this kid is whatever whatever, this ad is pretty funny" It was about Chinatown, and the formation of Chinatowns in America. I lost like three pages of it; …

: i dowse for love The order to return to life is often delivered by a religious figure like Jesus or Buddha, but a …