Saturday, September 10, 2005


Why hasn't Osama Bin Laden been caught yet?
Here's a theory.

Tomorrow it's 9/11. Reason enough to dig up old conspiracy-theories and invent new ones. Some sound very plausible and others are just rubbish. Are all those different theories facturized by the governments to confuse us and distract us from what's really going on?

For the victims it does not matter. What does matter is that George Junior since not so long is now officially a dictator: he received a mandate from Congres stating that he may do "whatever he thinks is needed to stop terrorism". Basicaly he could decide to stay on a spresident after this term. Now he already discards the Geneva Convention "because it's needed to stop terrorism". Not only in Guantanamo Bay but now also on American soil
he holds people in jail without charging them.

Friday, September 09, 2005


Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff (movielink) has an explenation as to why the National Guard was not immediately deployed:"They only get deployed within 24 hours when there's a huge emergency".

Strangely enough I did not see rich white people when I tuned in to see images of people who are hit by Katrina. This fact was also noticed by Michael Moore and he wrote an open letter about it to George Junior.
(Via Janice Pierre)

Distraction from all this for me came from my mother's 70th birthday, thursday a week ago. The day itself she took me and my son out to eat Chinese and sunday she celebrated with the rest of the family, including my daughter. Wednesday I took my son to his very first baseball-game ever: China against Cuba, leading to the next round in the 2005 worldchamionships. At the end of the second inning Cuba lead bij 6-0 but China fought back to 8-7. Cuba finally won by a margin of four: 12-8.

Friday, September 02, 2005


Read this and weep...

(Taken from

Thursday, September 1st, 2005
10:46 pm
The Real News
The following is the result of an interview I just conducted via cell phone with a New Orleans citizen stranded at the Convention Center. I don't know what you're hearing in the mainstream media or in the press conferences from the city and state officials, but here is the truth:

"Bigfoot" is a bar manager and DJ on Bourbon Street, and is a local personality and icon in the city. He is a lifelong resident of the city, born and raised. He rode out the storm itself in the Iberville Projects because he knew he would be above any flood waters. Here is his story as told to me moments ago. I took notes while he talked and then I asked some questions:

Three days ago, police and national guard troops told citizens to head toward the Crescent City Connection Bridge to await transportation out of the area. The citizens trekked over to the Convention Center and waited for the buses which they were told would take them to Houston or Alabama or somewhere else, out of this area.

It's been 3 days, and the buses have yet to appear.

Although obviously he has no exact count, he estimates more than 10,000 people are packed into and around and outside the convention center still waiting for the buses. They had no food, no water, and no medicine for the last three days, until today, when the National Guard drove over the bridge above them, and tossed out supplies over the side crashing down to the ground below. Much of the supplies were destroyed from the drop. Many people tried to catch the supplies to protect them before they hit the ground. Some offered to walk all the way around up the bridge and bring the supplies down, but any attempt to approach the police or national guard resulted in weapons being aimed at them.

There are many infants and elderly people among them, as well as many people who were injured jumping out of windows to escape flood water and the like -- all of them in dire straights.

Any attempt to flag down police results in being told to get away at gunpoint. Hour after hour they watch buses pass by filled with people from other areas. Tensions are very high, and there has been at least one murder and several fights. 8 or 9 dead people have been stored in a freezer in the area, and 2 of these dead people are kids.

The people are so desperate that they're doing anything they can think of to impress the authorities enough to bring some buses. These things include standing in single file lines with the eldery in front, women and children next; sweeping up the area and cleaning the windows and anything else that would show the people are not barbarians.

The buses never stop.

Before the supplies were pitched off the bridge today, people had to break into buildings in the area to try to find food and water for their families. There was not enough. This spurred many families to break into cars to try to escape the city. There was no police response to the auto thefts until the mob reached the rich area -- Saulet Condos -- once they tried to get cars from there... well then the whole swat teams began showing up with rifles pointed. Snipers got on the roof and told people to get back.

He reports that the conditions are horrendous. Heat, mosquitoes and utter misery. The smell, he says, is "horrific."

He says it's the slowest mandatory evacuation ever, and he wants to know why they were told to go to the Convention Center area in the first place; furthermore, he reports that many of them with cell phones have contacts willing to come rescue them, but people are not being allowed through to pick them up.

I have "Bigfoot"'s phone number and will gladly give it to any city or state official who would like to tell him how everything is under control.

Addendum: Bigfoot just called to report that "they" (the authorities) are cleaning up the dead bodies at the Convention Center right now.