So, this is the Tenderloin…San Francisco…

The Tenderloin: the TL, Little Saigon, the Loin, Tenderloin Heights… Fifty square blocks or so wedged between San Francisco’s downtown Civic Center – City Hall, the courthouses and Federal buildings – and the main Shopping/Financial Districts with your Niketown’s, Apple Stores, Macy’s and rapists like Bechtel, the banks and their assorted bullshit…fifty square blocks crammed into the center of San Francisco that too many people of this city either try to ignore or take great pains … Continue reading So, this is the Tenderloin…San Francisco…

The winds of change…

Hello again… Some of you out there are aware the moving days are upon me…just completed one move, literally down the street which helped pave the way for the big move, five weeks from today to New Orleans San Francisco. Originally, I wanted it to be New Orleans, but alas…you got yourself one fucked up governor down there and the only thing he likes better … Continue reading The winds of change…

Bourbon street, war, violence…and hey! Take it down a notch…with Rancid!

I used to know a bartender at Molly’s on Toulouse, small bar on Toulouse (duh) between Royal and Bourbon, and I loved the place…small, pool table, open windows to the street…old feel, and it was close enough to Bourbon and all the idiocy contained therein one could step outside for a smoke and look the half block up to watch fraternities, sororities, christianit-ies, stupidities and … Continue reading Bourbon street, war, violence…and hey! Take it down a notch…with Rancid!

Prosecutors try to make videotaping the police a crime

Before I begin, if you are one of the few people left in this country who believe the police never commit a crime, never abuse their authority or inflict brutality on the citizens they are sworn to protect, you should probably stop reading now. Go on, click on outta here. I respect your opinion, I just think you’re absolutely wrong. Okay, still with me? Good. … Continue reading Prosecutors try to make videotaping the police a crime

Headlines – Gulf Coast and Beyond…

Thank God for the Whistle-Blowers – Robert Scheer – Truthdig Bated breath in Gulf ahead of oil well ‘kill’ operation – AFP UC Berkeley’s BP Deal Tainted By Oil Spill: $500 Million Research Agreement At Stake – HuffingtonPost BP ‘carpet bombed’ Gulf with chemical dispersants, says congressman – Al.com BP scaling Back Cleanup Efforts After Pretending Oil is Disappearing in the Gulf – Video Cafe … Continue reading Headlines – Gulf Coast and Beyond…