Hanford: Leaking Space and Time; Native Lands, Indigenous Roads

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Wed, 04/16/2014
 
 
From the placid surface of a lake in the woods to Washington DC’s darkened doors, power flows through some fingers but not others.  And money changes hands in a shake. The very notion that indigenous , Original Peoples can be cheated out of land is preposterous: you can’t really lose what’s yours from the  start. But here we are. The president of the Quinault Indian Nation says the tribe has decided to reopen Lake Quinault to nontribal use under new regulations.  The tribe closed the Olympic Peninsula lake last June, citing pollution problems, unsafe activities, invasive species issues and diminished fish runs.
In rolling through reservation lands.Lakota Voice arrived, after being passed by one megaload headed north on Highway 83, a common thoroughfare for semi-trucks traveling from Nebraska.
Gary Dorr, a part of the Oyate Wahacanka Woecun – Shielding the People, and enrolled member of the Nez Perce, was on the scene at the Rosebud Casino gas station. Darwin Spotted Tail, Dustin Running Horse and other members of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate monitored the situation until the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Police arrived
What's Big and rigged and under your skin?   China's economy, that's what.... 
 China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses.   The world's second-largest economy grew 7.4 percent from a year earlier in the January-March quarter, down from the previous quarter's 7.7 percent. Thanks to all you WalMart shoppers out there..and you know who you are…
Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terror threats, but said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.  And there should be concerns.  No evidence to back up claims that NYPD's heavy-handed tactics work.  And plenty of evidence that tracking the daily lives of anyone in America controls anything.  Random acts of volence are - like the weather - more frequent and more extreme.  
And even in the aftermath of surveillance, the fall-out from trial and sentencing, there are still wide open avenues to murder in America:    Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon proved not once, but allegedly twice, that GPS trackers — the electronic leashes worn by 100,000 freed criminals in the U.S. — aren't foolproof.  Two years ago, the pair of registered sex offenders cut the monitors from their ankles, hopped a Greyhound bus from California and holed up in a Las Vegas casino hotel until they were captured two weeks later.  Released again, they were outfitted with new monitors, but, Orange County prosecutors contend, it didn't stop them from raping and killing at least four women.   Investigators said data from the GPS did help them link Cano and Gordon to the killings, and they were charged this week.
Truthdig puts it this way:  “Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 81 years old. She stands just over 5 feet tall and tips the scales at a hefty 100 pounds. She speaks with what some observers have described as a “tiny” voice laced with a Brooklyn accent. A survivor of both colon and pancreatic cancer, she sits so stooped-shouldered at State of the Union addresses that she seems on the verge of keeling over.It should come as no surprise, then, that Ginsburg is at the center of a roiling debate among left-leaning lawyers, scholars and legal commentators as to whether the time has come for her to retire in order to permit a Democratic president, Barack Obama, to nominate her successor.”
- Spoken like representatives of the over-privileged, white boys’ club (pun entirely intended)  that you without a shadow of a doubt are members (Pun absolutely intended, you pricks…
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