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Life Of A Cat

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The cats of my life have been on my mind today as one that was very, very important to me died last night. Coincidently, the fantastic website TV In Japan brought this gorgeous, heartfelt mini-anime to my attention. This post is dedicated to Clark, Chuck, Pena, Mal, Nieves and last but not least by a long shot… Kookla Good kitties all. And for the two who share my front porch with me and are still very vibrant and alive, Tree …

Your City Is Trying To Tell You Something…

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new york city (united states of america), east village, 11th and a Written On The City is a profoundly engaging, minimalist and beautiful website designed to distill the distinct voices of the greatest Cities in the world by allowing users to submit photographs of urban poetry and text that has been stenciled across, graphitized upon and splashed over the concrete jungles of mankind. There’s something spiritual about these anonymous messages to ourselves. Granted, the collection is a little anemic right …

Rush Limbaugh admits to “carrying the water” for Republicans

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At approximately 1:14 p.m. Central time today Rush Limbaugh said on his radio show… “The way I feel is this: I feel liberated, and I’m going to tell you as plainly as I can why. I no longer am going to have to carry the water for people who I don’t think deserve having their water carried. Now, you might say, “Well, why have you been doing it?” Because the stakes are high! Even though the Republican Party let us …

Post Midterms!

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Poll workers at the Garden Valley Neighborhood House in Cleveland gathered around an electronic voting machine to try to get it working, in one of many precincts nationwide with such problems. So lets do the math kids… Democrats take 28 seats in the House, gaining overwhelming control. A democratic woman from San Francisco is the first female Speaker of the House in the history of our country. Nancy Pelosi makes herstory The Senate is still in play and could, very …

Jonestown: The Life and Death of the Peoples Temple

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The new doc by filmmaker Stanley Nelson about Jim Jones and his Peoples Temple is fundamental viewing for anyone interested in faith, the varieties of religious experience, and the last, gasping death of the utopian philosophies of the 60’s (though this final rattle happens in ’78). I was 7 years old when over 900 people, almost all US citizens, committed suicide in the jungles of French Guyana. This event and the death of Elvis are the only two news stories …