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People of Iran rebelling against entrenched regime

February 22nd, 2011

Iran demonstration 14 feb 2011 – People in Tehran are burning pictures of Khomeini and Khamenei

In this first video people are saying, “After Mubarak it is time for Seyyed Ali
(Khamenei the supreme leader) to leave”!

Supreme Leader Khamenei

Iran Shiraz 25 Bahman 14 Feb 2011 Protestors chanting Death to Dictator p69

An Iranian diplomat told me that the people’s problem is not Ahmadinejad anymore but the “supreme leader, Khamenei.”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M091xSOCNL8&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x6lxCrKtcA&feature=related

In this video people are saying that they want the police to support them!
You see that the number of protesters has decreased from last year, but this is
just because the government officially said that they are going to shoot
people if they leave their houses on Feb. 14. These two videos are from
last year. I just wanted you to see how many supporters there really are! 

Iranian Youth Ditch Oppressive Islam

FRANCE 24 Report: Iran: youth between two worlds

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Wisconsin Is a Battleground Against the Billionaire Kochs’ Plan to Break Labor’s Back

February 18th, 2011

Note: The Koch Brothers, the billionaires who started and fund the supposedly “grassroots” Tea Party movement, are sons of Fred Koch, one of the founders of the John Birch Society.

The tall guy's sign says, We have no idea what we are talking about."

The war on Wisconsin employees isn’t just about the budget or Wisconsin: Koch toady Gov. Walker is just one soldier in the billionaire’s offensive to kill labor.

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7 of the Worst Dictators the U.S. Is Backing to the Hilt

February 15th, 2011

By Joshua Holland, AlterNet

"Love of money is the root of all evil."

Embattled Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, whose regime has received billions in U.S. aid, has been in the global media spotlight of late. He’s long been our bastard, but he’s not alone.

Let’s take a look at the other dictators from around the planet who are fortunate enough to be on Uncle Sam’s good side.

1. Paul Biya, Cameroon

Biya has ruled Cameroon since winning an election in 1983. He was the only candidate, and did pretty well, getting 99 percent of the vote.

According to the country’s Wikipedia entry, The United States and Cameroon work together in the United Nations and a number of other multilateral organizations. While in the UN Security Council in 2002, Cameroon worked closely with the United States on a number of initiatives. The U.S. government continues to provide substantial funding for international financial institutions, such as the World Bank, IMF, and African Development Bank, that provide financial and other assistance to Cameroon.

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Eddie Izzard Comedy

February 13th, 2011

AE911Truth Project: Censored

February 7th, 2011

By Shawn Hamilton

It’s been a year since AE911Truth secured the signatures of at least 1000 licensed/degreed architects and engineers who supported the group’s effort to effect a new, independent investigation of events that occurred on 9/11.

I didn’t know what a “truther” was when I went to San Francisco to cover this story, but I would find out very quickly. Soon after a print version of the radio story  (9:11 into broadcast) I had produced for KPFA appeared on Examiner.com, I was accused of being one.” – Full story here

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Conscious Party-Ziggy Marley

February 4th, 2011

                                    “Conscious Party”

Interview: Ziggy Marley talks about his father, the legendary Bob Marley

                                     Bob Marley

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FOIA Electronic Reading Room-Homeland Security

February 4th, 2011

FOIA Electronic Reading Room

Here you can access documents made available to the public under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised-Gil Scott-Heron/Egypt

February 3rd, 2011

165 euphemisms for sex

February 3rd, 2011

sex positions missionary position 300x225 165 Sex Euphemisms

http://amog.com/lifestyle/sex-euphemisms/

How do you say you had sex? Do you tell your friends you banged her? She might say you made love.

There is an infinite number of ways to say “having sex” without actually saying… “having sex.”

With as many euphemisms as there are for sex, it seems as if we have no better way to be creative. Yes, and some of the euphemisms are very creative.

Here’s a list of 165 favorites.

Thanks to Andi for posting!

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很酷的動畫影片 ‘The Fly’ by Hanjin Song

February 2nd, 2011

“A warrior must overcome a pesky fly in order to achieve a state of tranquility. Can he achieve his goal before he is pushed to his breaking point?

The Art of Meditation”  (2:44 min)

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Happy Chinese New Year!  農曆新年快樂!

 

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