Notes from the Surf
More a work of visual / audio art than a video game. Makes me regret not having played Shadow of the Colossus yet.
You lose some, you win some.
Ruler on edge of table
Stupid physics tricks.
Company of Myself
Interesting concept in terms of planning for the future with current actions.
If Earth had rings.
Nice music, a bit slow, but has a few great shots in there.
Prankster Robert Erickson and Other European Illegals Attempt to Self-Deport at ICE
"Now let me be clear! I’m not against legal immigration. If these Illegal Europeans want to get in line and apply for citizenship with the tribal counsel like everybody else, they’re more than welcome to! ...The nine Europeans - all descendants of illegal immigrants - who attempted to turn themselves in were met by surprised officials of the Federal Protective Service... one activist entered the building to notify ICE officials that the self-deportees were waiting outside, but officials refused to do their duty and take action."
FDIC Public Serivce Campaign - Mattress
Apparently there are people walking the "corridors of power" in real fear of a run on the banks. "The deposit insurance fund dropped by $18.6 billion during the third quarter of 2009 to negative $8.2 billion"
Wealth, Income, and Power
"CEOs now are able to rig things so that the board of directors, which they help select -- and which includes some fellow CEOs on whose boards they sit -- gives them the pay they want... if someone on the board should object, there are the three or four CEOs from other companies who will make sure it happens... As for why the consultants go along with this scam, they know which side their bread is buttered on..."
The Pentagon's bases in Colombia
Colombian President Uribe has himself been linked to the paramilitaries. A U.S. intelligence document from 1991 lists then-Senator Uribe as a "close personal friend of Pablo Escobar"
Ireland: 250,000 public service workers strike
"The government and media wanted the 24 hour public service strike to be marked by incidents of a hostile general public... many of the workers... on pickets around the country confided that they were nervous of such a response; such has been the campaign of vilification in the pro-capitalist press."