Friday, June 26, 2009

This week's interesting News Items

so we have the mysterious death of Michael Jackson, as well as the passing of Farah Fawcett and Ed McMahon - Rest in Peace.

Walter Cronkite is on his deathbed, according to reports.

We have the Iran protests and government/theocracy retaliations, the joke that is the 'health insurance' debate (debacle?), and the crazey right-wingers who keep saying that Barak Obama is out to destroy the USA and freedom everywhere (sheesh!)

what will next week bring....stay tuned!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

A Tooth, REALLY close up

Having just had some teeth extracted, I found this amazing: (from and

Let's Make ALL Political Contributions ILLEGAL now!

From Crooks & Liars today:
Here is a list of elected people taking "contributions" (payoffs) and the amounts of bribes being taken. This is just from health care and insurance.
It is mind boggling to think how much these people are taking from others!
Arlen Specter (R-D- PA- $4,026,933)
Max Baucus (DLC- MT- $2,833,731)
Mitch McConnell (R-KY- $2,758,468)

And when you just go right to Big Insurance, the non-presidential candidates who got the biggest legalized bribes were the 7 senators who have been tasked with the job of killing single-payer:

Ben Nelson (DLC-NE- $1,196,799)
Max Baucus (DLC- MT- $1,184,113)
Joe Lieberman (DLC- CT- $1,036,302)
Arlen Specter (R-D- PA- $1,035,530)
Chuck Schumer (D-NY- $981,400)
Mitch McConnell (R-KY- $929,207)
Chuck Grassley (R-IA- $884,724)

new June Images!

some new, random June stuff posted HERE!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

(FULL) Earthrise as seen from the Moon

SEE THE VIDEO HERE! Full Earth-rise has been captured by Japan's Kaguya lunar orbiter.The just-issued movie was taken on November 5, 2007. Credit: Jaxa

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

thebassguy Exhibit at Geometrics in the Rockaways

Geometrics - thru 28 June - Rockaway Park, Ft. Tilden NY, Gallery 7 (photo by Jayne Wallace)

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Koko Taylor - Passed - RIP

Rest In Peace, Koko - a Class Act who'll be missed.
Here's a great video of Koko, B.B. & friends.... (Photo by thebassguy)