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The Fable of Lanova Messiah - by Mark E. Smith

Lanova Messiah is a hero of the peace movement here in Exxonia. Lanova's mother was tortured and killed by the corrupt dictator who is currently our country's President.



This is apparently what young people are watching/listening/dancing to these days. I guess raves and house music have come a long ways....





US tortures, then protects the torturers

This is from my email today:


So much for the good life.


I've been living large. Last year I had a buffer of over $600 in my checking account. Now it is down to about $100, so things have got to change.

Buying almost everything at the Co-Op, I've been spending $5 or $6 dollars per item that I could buy for a dollar at the 99-Cents-Only store.

A Short Story of Imperialism (animation video)




Another online discussion about voting.

Comment by Mark E. Smith 1 hour ago

Another discussion about voting

Occupy San Diego Sold Out to the 1%

And it might not just be Occupy San Diego.

I'm still not getting my message across.

I went to a Troy Davis rally in the evening, and when they had their open mike, I spoke for a minute. I didn't have a prepared speech written down, but what I said was close to this:

Got high on a movie.

Not even a very good movie, but the show ended about an hour ago and I'm still grinning from ear to ear and feeling happily stoned, something I haven't felt in decades.

Do US Doctors Cure or Kill?


I was thinking about some of the reasons that even though I have Medicare and Medic-Aid, I haven't been to a doctor in many years, and thought I'd write them down.


1. Most US doctors went to US medical schools. 

Electricity outage in San Diego last night.


It was delightful! Suddenly there was peace and quiet. The constant electrical hums, buzzing, and radiation that I'm exposed to living in a city apartment stopped. I put batteries in my little headlamp so that I could read for a while in the evening, and then slept like a baby.

Blood on the Tracks

That's the title of the new book by S. Brian Willson, and I'm now the proud owner of an autographed copy. Went to hear him speak last night and it was worth the bus & trolley ride.

A long discussion about voting.

This is from a mailing list and personal emails:


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