Time to Take a Stand: Hillsborough Florida bans gay positive messages


Target is Americans' favorite department store

Zogby Poll: Bush's Iraq Speech Fails to Rally Support

``It's all about the war,'' Zogby said. ``This war has really polarized Americans. This is what his presidency is all about. The only thing that could change is if things start to go better on the ground, and it's not good to be at the mercy of external events.''

Wesley Clark Talks Truth To Bill O'Reilly

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Bill O'Reilly again defends torture but Gen. Clark sets him straight. Gen. Clark has never been the type of guy that screams and rants to get his point across but he has a style which is unattainable by very few


Eddie Izzard

Nuclear Policy Research Institute: NPRI

The Nuclear Policy Research Institute (NPRI) was established to educate the American public through the mass media about the greatest single threat to our country's -- and indeed the world's -- public health, namely the profound medical, environmental, political and moral consequences of perpetuating nuclear weapons, power and waste.

"Hit Me Baby One More Time"

Shannon Is Featured On Tonight's Show

9 ways to look rich but live cheap

Want to look as if you’re living a wealthier lifestyle than you actually are?

ABC Pulls 'Neighborhood' Reality Series

"Welcome to the Neighborhood," an ABC reality series that pushes hot buttons of racism and anti-homosexuality, was pulled by the network before its debut.

What a blast!: Thunder On The Detroit River

A month's uncertainty was blasted away as the annual Windsor-Detroit fireworks rocked an appreciative audience of thousands on Wednesday night.

What a waster!

An artist is to pour 15 million litres of water down the drain - to highlight water waste.

Gay channel premieres -- who will be able to watch?

MTV is hoping millions of gay and lesbian TV viewers will be saying "I Want My Gay TV" today, when the cable network launches Logo, a major entry in the gay television sweepstakes. The irony is that the channel won't be available to most Bay Area viewers -- but MTV says it's hoping to change that soon, perhaps as early as tonight. Continued

Logo Online Program Info


Pentagon says candy, ice cream used to entice information from inmates.

iTunes phones due by 'Christmas'

The delayed project by Apple, Motorola, and possibly Cingular will likely be unveiled soon -- and it's a deal that could really boost all three outfits.


$1,180 for 20 gallons of Starbucks Coffee -- $3.69 a cup

The High Cost of a Rush to Security
TSA Lost Control of Over $300 Million Spent by Contractor to Hire Airport Screeners After 9/11.


Tom Cruise Believes In Aliens

Cruise To German Reporter: 'Are You Really So Arrogant As To Believe We Are Alone In This Universe?'

State Department Doctors Bono Quote

A State Department release from Monday doctored remarks from U2’s Bono, twisting his quote to mean the very opposite of what he apparently believes.

Alcohol Banned From London's Live 8

Live 8 is set to be an alcohol free zone for the public despite the fact that the star acts and VIP guests will have access to bars.

XM Will Broadcast Live 8

Canadian mosquito capital seeks more dragonflies

A Canadian city, besieged by voracious mosquitoes each summer, is trying to boost its dragonfly ranks amid hopes the larger flying insect will eat up the smaller blood-sucking pest.

Rep Robin Hayes pushes 9/11 Myth

In an interview on CNN, Hayes insisted, “Saddam Hussein and people like him were very much involved in 9/11.”



FBI whistle-blower to run for Congress

Former FBI whistle-blower Coleen Rowley will run for Congress as a Democrat in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District, where she hopes to knock off GOP Rep. John Kline.

Comet On Course For Deep Impact July 4th

At a velocity of 23,000 miles per hour, the Deep Impact mission will expose what NASA hopes will be some of the secrets of the universe.

"Quiet Pride In Paradise" Laguna Beach

While gay pride is celebrated in some Southern California cities with colorful parades and festivals, most of Laguna's gays and lesbians are quietly enjoying life in the place they consider to be paradise.


Canada: Same-sex marriage law passes 158-133

Ellen Degeneres Puts Home on the Market

The 5,000-square-foot home sits upon more than 2 acres that includes trails and rolling lawns. Built in the 1930s and refurbished since, the house also boasts a two-level master bedroom that has a TV that drops from the ceiling, a downstairs bathroom with walk-in closet, a smaller second bedroom, spa tub, steam shower and an outdoor meditation area with water feature.

Ellen & Portia May 05

With Attitude - "Fun E-Cards That Say What You Mean"

Tom Cruise goes for Will Smith; Katie Smiles

FLASHBACK: "Haunted By Spirits"

John McCain derived his wealth from his marriage to Cindy Hensley McCain, whose father started his road to riches as a bootlegger. As a politician, the senator has remained beholden to the liquor industry and the family business.

Teflon Cancer Risks Downplayed

A controversial chemical used by DuPont Co. to make the nonstick substance Teflon poses more of a cancer risk than indicated in a draft assessment by the Environmental Protection Agency, an independent review board has found.

What Comes Out Of That Barrel Of Oil?

This list is only a sampling of the products made from crude oil. It is not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather it is meant to show in just how many areas products made from crude oil are found and used.

BLOG: Bush’s Flagship USS Fiasco is Sinking

VIDEO: Fox News Tries To Spin Fake Applause

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"If you haven't heard, the only applause during the Bush speech was started by a Bush staffer. When FOX News heard of this they had to spin the news so it wouldn't make Bush look like a clown. Fair and balanced my ass!"

Bush's Speech-Round Up



The List Of Carnivore And Eschelon Keywords

The list contains many of the keywords the Government Spooks search YOUR email and chat for.

Seismic activity in country's center sparks debate

A map of the New Madrid seismic zone.

Is gasoline on its way to $3 a gallon?

A surge in crude oil prices is fueling speculation that the price of gasoline could soon reach the $3-a-gallon mark.


This is a daily missive that is written for an American audience by a Canadian who cares about what is going on in the United States.

Today's Gas Price Comparision
"99.9 c / litre * 3.785 litres/US gallon = 3.78 Canadian Dollars per US Gallon = 3.07 US dollars per U.S. gallon."

PICTURES: SF Pride Parade

UK, US 'caused Zimbabwe droughts'

The Herald said climate change has been artificially induced "in a bid to arm-twist the region to capitulate to the whims of the world's superpowers".

Blair is 'unfit and drinking'

Lifestyle guru Carole Caplin has spoken candidly about her friendship with Tony and Cherie Blair to an undercover newspaper reporter posing as a wealthy sheik looking to set up a business deal.

Dick Cheney -- bury the truth at "wounded knee"

The New York Daily News is reporting today that the gist of Huffington's scoop is true, that the veep went to a Vail, Colo., hospital over the weekend, checked in under a fake name, and got his bum ticker checked out with an EKG.

Two Florida counties are balking at paperless touch-screen voting machines — and risking lawsuits

Massive Sighting Of UFO Fleet Over Xalapa, Mexico

A massive UFO sighting took place on Friday June 24, 2005 in Xalapa, Mexico. This stunning event was witnessed by Xalapa's governor, Fidel Herrera Beltran, members of his staff, many officers of the Xalapa police department, newspapers and television reporters and many people gathered at Casa Veracruz for an official ceremony for the delivery of new police patrol cars to the police department. Continued

Former MI5 Agent Says 9/11 An Inside Job

Former MI5 agent David Shayler, who previously blew the whistle on the British government paying Al Qaeda $200,000 to carry out political assassinations, has gone on the record with his conviction that 9/11 was an inside job meant to bring about a permanent state of emergency in America and pave the way for the invasions of Afghanistan, Iraq and ultimately Iran and Syria.

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Apple Merges iPod & iPod photo Lines

Apple has announced that the iPod and iPod photo lines are merging, creating a single line of white iPods that all feature color displays with the ability to view album artwork, photos and play slideshows in color.


State Guard forms anti-terrorism intelligence unit

Although Guard officials said the new unit would not collect information on American citizens, top National Guard officials have already been involved in tracking at least one recent Mother's Day anti-war rally organized by families of slain American soldiers, according to e-mails obtained by the Mercury News.

Special Forces Soldier Buried Amid Protests

"The Speech the President Should Give" By JOHN F. KERRY

TONIGHT President Bush will discuss the situation in Iraq. It's long past time to get it right in Iraq. The Bush administration is courting disaster with its current course - a course with no realistic strategy for reducing the risks to our soldiers and increasing the odds for success.

The reality is that the Bush administration's choices have made Iraq into what it wasn't before the war - a breeding ground for jihadists. Today there are 16,000 to 20,000 jihadists and the number is growing. The administration has put itself - and, tragically, our troops, who pay the price every day - in a box of its own making. Getting out of this box won't be easy, but we owe it to our soldiers to make our best effort. Continued


Pentagon Lies About US Military Deaths in Iraq

Out of the 158,000 U.S. military shipped to Iraq, 26,000 either deserted, were killed or seriously wounded. US military personnel who died in German hospitals or en route to German hospitals have not previously been counted. They total about 6,210 as of 1 January, 2005.

Kelly Osbourne: "Sweet & Vicious"

Her second album, Sleeping in the Nothing, will be released in June. The first record, she says, was "manufactured crap." But the new one -- which was produced by singer-turned-pop-Svengali Linda Perry (formerly of 4 Non Blondes) -- is a delight.

Millions March At Gay Pride Celebrations Coast To Coast

Dozens of communities throughout North America held gay Pride celebrations Sunday but the biggest were in San Francisco, Toronto, New York and Chicago. Continued

Many corporations support Gay Pride events Microsoft, Starbucks and Washington Mutual are among local corporate supporters of today's Gay Pride parade on Seattle's Capitol Hill.


Supreme Court: File-Sharing Services May Be Sued

Billy Graham Thinks Hillary Should "Run The Country"

Graham called the Clintons "wonderful friends" and "a great couple," quipping that the former president should become an evangelist and allow "his wife to run the country."

US Freezes Assets of Those Helping Iran WMD Programs

Reportedly, the US Bush administration prepares to implement new measurements against Iran, Syria, and North Korea that have been accused of having weapons of mass destruction (WMD).


The Rachel Maddow Show: Air America Radio


The Race to Alaska Before It Melts

Alaska is changing by the hour. From the far north, where higher seas are swamping native villages, to the tundra around Fairbanks, where melting permafrost is forcing some roads and structures to buckle in what looks like a cartoon version of a hangover, to the rivers of ice receding from inlets, warmer temperatures are remaking the Last Frontier State.


Is there a single psychologist or phychiatrist in this country -- in any country -- who would be willing to put his or her credibility on the line and say that George W. Bush is not a bloodthirsty lunatic, a liar and a fool? Continued

Britain: American General Admits To Secret Air War

The American general who commanded allied air forces during the Iraq war appears to have admitted in a briefing to American and British officers that coalition aircraft waged a secret air war against Iraq from the middle of 2002, nine months before the invasion began.

PICTURES: Multimillion-Dollar Homeowners Battle Over "Miami Vice" Shoot

New bullet train could be world's fastest

East Japan Railway Co. on Friday unveiled a new shinkansen in the town of Rifu, Miyagi Prefecture, that will run at a speed of 360 kph, which may make it the world's fastest train.

Annie Lennox: 'Pop videos now are like soft porn'

Annie Lennox wants to change the world, even if it means going to the Arctic Circle. But the most charismatic woman in pop tells Louise France she also has concerns closer to home.

Rwanda symbolically names endangered baby gorillas

Rwanda held a traditional naming ceremony for some of its rare mountain gorillas on Saturday in an effort to attract tourism and help to preserve one of the world's most endangered species.


Every year, more than 70,000 reports of UFO sightings come into UFO research organizations around the world. While it is true that nine out of 10 sightings are explainable, it is also true that only one in 10 is ever reported, and each year the number of reports increases.

The congressman behind the proposed amendment to outlaw burning of the American flag shows poor judgment.

After 11 days of near silence in the face of mounting controversy, Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham released a three-page statement yesterday acknowledging that he "showed poor judgment" in selling his Del Mar, CA house to "a friend who does business with the government."

Wonder Woman - The Complete First Season

DVD Release Date: June 29, 2004