“Reduce the burden” is focus of new website

 Posted by on 2009-02-27 at 7:32 am
Feb 272009
 
"Reduce the burden" is focus of new website

There is a new website online for those questioning the mainstream AIDS hypothesis, and I’m impressed. reducetheburden.org is a veritable warehouse of research documentation from dozens, perhaps hundreds of sources ranging from Natural News to the AP, challenging the status quo about AIDS and making it a bookmark site for anyone confronting a chronic disease. […more]

How I became a Taliban

 Posted by on 2009-02-22 at 9:07 am
Feb 222009
 
How I became a Taliban

I confess. Lock me up, torture me and ship me off to some lawless land so you can shove embers under my fingernails and then stone me until I’m dead. I deserve that and worse. Maybe my corpse should be dragged across a stony field for good measure, the remains left for scavengers and vermin. […more]

somos uno — the avatar

 Posted by on 2009-02-20 at 12:20 pm
Feb 202009
 
somos uno -- the avatar

Throughout the procedure I watched the rainbow flags flutter on Market Street.  That’s what flags do in the Castro–the heart of San Francisco’s gay community–they flutter. Especially rainbow flags. Rainbow  flags  flutter  on  San Francisco’s  Market  Street (photo: QueerBeacon.com) It hurt more than I expected. The dental drill-like vibration against my shin bone radiated throughout […more]

Who wants to survive AIDS?

 Posted by on 2009-02-16 at 8:16 pm
Feb 162009
 

WordPress provides bloggers with a tool that reports the search terms that result in a link to this blog. Needless to say, as a relatively new blogger I don’t get much traffic here. About once a week or so, however, I notice someone is finding this site by searching for something like “survive AIDS”. Yesterday […more]

My socialist Kansas upbringing

 Posted by on 2009-02-11 at 1:59 pm
Feb 112009
 
My socialist Kansas upbringing

(Note: This was originally written as my first blog post on OpenSalon (account no longer active) February 6, 2009, where it was selected as an Editor’s Pick and People’s Pick.) I have only a few fond memories of growing up in Colby, Kansas in the 1960s.  Actually, I was raised on a wheat farm about […more]