We found the singularity of stupid. His name isn’t Donald – its Carter Page, a guy who has been a walking FISA wiretap since 2013 due to his work with 3 indicted Russian banker spies. DOJ kept reapproving his FISA because he kept giving them reasons to do so. It got even dumber when he started walking into other FISA wiretaps. Devin Nunes wants everyone to believe that Carter Page got his rights violated by info furnished by Christopher Steele for the Trump dossier, except, he had already been under a FISA wiretap for years before this. (I think this is the story. It could possibly be yet stupider.)
Nice turnout for the VR Wellness Hackathon today, everyone was here bright and early. With a special guest visit from Joe Connolly from Sketchbox, we kicked off the morning with a wonderful talk from Sarah Hashkes and participants who came from far and wide: Finland, New York, and Maui! People from Berkeley and Stanford are here too! Some great ideas are brewing, I can’t wait to see what people create over the next two days. Thank you to HTC’s VR4Impact for offering a prize for participants! Thank you also to Google for hosting our event!
15 years ago today, millions of people all over the world said no to U.S.-led war in Iraq. Imagine if the powers that be had listened! Think of all the lives saved, all the refugees still living in their countries of origin, the famine prevented, the money available for education, health care, environmental protection, public transportation and more. What a gift the U.S. would have given the entire world had it listened to the millions of people around the world who said “No to war!” I remember that bitter cold day in New York City and I remember so many of us determined to stop the U.S. from yet another war of intervention in a place that had never attacked us, but had the gall to start selling its oil in Euros instead of dollars. Our voices have never gone away, despite the on-going wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. intervention in Syria, continued threats against Iran (despite the existence of a deal negotiated through diplomacy with 6 countries, plus Iran), U.S.-support for a bloody and cruel war on Yemen leading to death, destruction and millions on the brink if not already suffering from famine, on-going threats of a nuclear war against North Korea, U.S. support for the Israeli occupation of historic Palestine and the list goes on and on. We know the real motivation behind these wars — and so we continue to speak out against them, because we must!
I know people want this party to happen everywhere, and there is still a crew keeping the dream alive and well in New Orleans, but for me, at this moment, I do the party every few months in Portland, OR with Patrick Buckmaster at Dante’s. It is so inspiring to have such a supportive community there and I am grateful to be able to continue providing the energy for this event happen. The dancer sign up is all full now – if you didn’t already email to sign up, you’ll have to wait till the next one to perform.
Please invite any friends you know that live in Portland / Seattle area who you think would enjoy this party. We are always looking for new performers, first time dancers, and new people who would like throw fake money at the stage
Morgan Sorne + I did an interview about what life is like since pursuing a #zerowaste lifestyle and how it has deepened our appreciation for what we have and how we spend our time. Thank you Devin Person for connecting us with Sean Dunne and making this episode possible! Check out http://www.veryape.tv for more by Sean – I know some of you out there have seen his short doc “American Juggalo” from a few years back Hope you enjoy the podcast!
“Luis, it’s really upsetting this article is all about you – not us”
Some days working with your partner isn’t easy
It’s not always romance, and I wouldn’t have it any other way
But if you want to run a business with your best friend, partner, wife…there’s some things you should know
**working with your partner will call you to step your accountability game unlike anything else
**dating and working together means you gotta let shit go at the end of the work day so you can have the romance too (not always easy)
**celebrating your wins is much better with someone you love
**feeling the downs and ups of business is more intense (for good and for bad)
**having some kind of schedule helps
…and you’ll never get to know your partner more than if you didn’t work together.
Mental illness is not the cause of mass shootings. Guns are.
“Studies show that the mentally ill do present a higher risk for violence than others, but overall they account for just 3 to 5 percent of violence in the country — and only 1 percent of gun violence against strangers. They are far more likely to be victims of crime.”
Are you a podcaster? Or thought about starting one? **Well, I’ve just finished my: Sound Like A Pro Guide
Want me to send you the guide?
It shows you the mistakes I’ve made, the ways to NOT MAKE THEM, and how to sound like an amazing Pro Podcaster as soon as you hit that record button.
the tips can also help you on camera and when you talk on stage (but it’s really made for podcasting and so people say: Wow you’re good at this podcasting thing. HOw long you been doing it? )
Let me know below and my team and I will send it over to you.