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ArtLung posts tagged with “United States” ·

  • New Tom Tom Club News
    “Tom Tom Club in a Bootleg Style – Part 1” is the title of the brand new 80 minutes tour documentary released by Tom Tom Club. The DVD contains home video footage of the band in rehearsal, live recordings from the 2000 and 2001 US tours, as well as backstage meetings with a variety of…
  • Power and Weakness by Robert Kagan
    There is a great deal of food for thought in Power and Weakness by Robert Kagan, from Policy Review. (via bruce sterling). It’s a long but good article. … The United States is a behemoth with a conscience. It is not Louis xiv’s France or George III’s England. Americans do not argue, even to themselves,…
  • Civil Flag Update
    From Kynn: more on the (mythical? fictional?) civil flag, which I mentioned before — U.S. Civilian Flag? and Flag Related Myths and Folklore (United States) / Civilian Flag.
  • RADIO RADIO
    They say you better listen to the voice of reason But they don’t give you any choice ’cause they think that it’s treason So you had better do as you are told You better listen to the radio [+] TONIGHT ONLY. I’ll be on the radio. San Diego NPR station KPBS on the show The…
  • …the right of the people peaceably to assemble…
    On Friday Jenny and I went to see Michael Moore on his book tour. He wrote Stupid White Men, which was nearly pulped, if not for the action of some stalwart librarians. Read about that on his site. There was an amazing turnout for conservative Navy town San Diego. The Middle School (auditorium? hall?) was…
  • Racquetball Championships on ESPN in February
    U.S. OPEN BROADCAST DATE ! ESPN has announced that the 2001 Hilton U.S. OPEN broadcast will move to the network’s flagship channel — ESPN — and will air FRIDAY, February 8, 2002 at 1:00 pm EST ( How did it come to pass that I am interested in watching an organized sporting event? Bizarre. )
  • How Islam Lost Its Way:
    How Islam Lost Its Way: {well worth a read} For nearly four months now, leaders of the Muslim community in the United States, and even President Bush, have routinely asserted that Islam is a religion of peace that was hijacked by fanatics on Sept. 11. These two assertions are simply untrue. First, Islam — like…
  • Damn Hard, But Damn Fair Questions Are In Order
    We Didn’t Mess Up, They Did Canada has put its house in order. It’s time to ask the U.S. hard questions about how Sept. 11 was allowed to happen is a difficult article from Lawrence Martin of Canada’s Globe and Mail. It contains fair questions about why some CIA and FBI asses haven’t been fired…
  • Stray Thought:
    Stray Thought:Songs featuring California Towns would make a good mix tape: Riverside / Beat Farmers Village of the Sun / Frank Zappa Streets of Bakersfield / Dwight Yoakam Screenwriter’s Blues / Soul Coughing Surfin’ USA / The Beach Boys San Diego Serenade / Tom Waits Santa Monica / Everclear San Berd’ino / Frank Zappa
  • This cartoon on Salon sums up image problem of the USA…
    This cartoon on Salon sums up image problem of the USA. [ via robotwisdom ]