Daily Archives: November 2, 2007

More on why California catches fire so often

“The Tracker, confident of his paradigms (i.e., brain in neutral), may have jumped too fast a few days ago in a post declaring ‘the verdict is in.’ It (I) asserted that excess vegetation, due to overzealous fire fighting in past … Continue reading

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This bs didn’t start with 9/11, it just got worse

“Ending a controversial 20-year campaign to expel immigrants because of their ties to alleged Palestinian terrorists, the federal government has agreed to drop attempts to deport the final two defendants in the L.A. 8 case. “The Board of Immigration Appeals … Continue reading

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We can no longer just expect the unexpected

“We’ve opened up a new front on the war on terror. It’s an attack on the unique, the unorthodox, the unexpected; it’s a war on different. If you act different, you might find yourself investigated, questioned, and even arrested — … Continue reading

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That there has to be a law against this

COUNCIL PRESIDENT GARCETTI JOINS CITY ATTORNEY ROCKY DELGADILLO, COUNCIL MEMBER JAN PERRY IN CALLING FOR LOCAL ORDINANCE BANNING HOSPITAL PATIENT DUMPING (2-page pdf) Makes me sick. So, in future, the hospitals will drive them up to Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank or out to … Continue reading

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“You’re The Top” by Nat King Cole & Ella Fitzgerald

Sort of an express version, but wonderful.

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Nana Mouskouri sings “Black Coffee”

Arranged by Quincy Jones in 1966. Sing it, Nana!

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