Today's Good Reads

Tiw's Day 25 August 2009

"All the news that gives others fits to print."

Compiled By John "Birdman" Bryant

"Strike while the irony is hot."--JBR Yant

"The time for violence is when they come for your guns."--JBR Yant

"And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say goodbye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling in terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand. The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst; the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!"
-- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago

"Ideas are more dangerous than guns. We don't let our people have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?"--Josef Stalin

"[Do not] suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your liberty [to publish] by any pretenses of politeness, delicacy or decency. These, as they are often used, are but three different names for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice."--John Adams

Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.
--Madame de Stael

"People will sometimes forgive you if your are wrong; but they will neverforgive you if you are RIGHT." --Socrates

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change
the world; indeed it's the only thing that ever has."
--Margaret Mead

If you're going to fight, fight smart.Martyrs are a lot less valuable than victories. --JBR Yant

The key to being free is to fight back. --JBR Yant

If you will not fight for your rights when you can easily win without bloodshed -- if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly -- then you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a small chance of survival.
There may even be a worse case: you may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.
--Winston Churchill

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
-- H.L. Mencken
Birdman comment:Did somebody say "The War on Terror"?

Freedom begins between the ears.--Edward Abbey

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The following are books that every intelligent and educated person should read:

Alien Agenda- Jim Marrs

Remote Viewers- Jim Schnabel

The Franklin Coverup- John DeCamp

Inventing the AIDS Virus- Peter Duesberg

Defrauding America- Rodney Stich

Beyond Supernature- Lyall Watson

If your local library doesn't have them, they can probably be obtained thru an interlibrary loan request.



Today's cull:

Click here for Quotes and Jokes of the Day- Now updated Monday, Wednesday, Friday

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Click here for Girl of the Day-



The creator of this page, John "the Birdman" Bryant, died Feb 26, 2009.

The page will continue if its readers/contributors continue to send in stories, and his staff can select and post them.

His obituary can be found here.

Peter Schaenk Interview of 7/8/08 with the Birdman (download) here.


Poem by John Bryant:

I Am a Spirit

I am a spirit, truly free, and speaking as I ken;

I take the name of Galileo, Peter Zenger, Lenny Bruce and many lesser men;

The Keepers and the Patriarchs have silenced me as one for sure insane --

I have been silenced, yes, but do not fear -- for I shall speak again!


Poem by Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1967) entitled "The Poet" :

The raven fears to peck at his eyes.

All seeing and austere,

the poet gazes,

and even in death

he is ever the same warrior,

and even in death

his enemies' terror.


Update: Computer problems NOT solved. Quotes and jokes of the day back (will tell you when there are any). Picture of the dayNOT back. Girl of the day NOT back. Look for more stories in the future, and more videos (will tell you when there are any). FORGET (for now) highlighted articles from Articles of Others (below).


Stories for today:

Chinese are in hot water over drywall (the most recent in a long list of things)

RI gov to shut down state government for 12 days

Dr Toben entering jail for a 3-month term in Australia - Thanks Nick M-his address:

Dr. Fredrick Töben

c/o Yatala Labour Prison

1 Peter Brown Drive,

Northfield, SA 5085

O pressuring veterans into euthanasia? Thanks Human Events

BNP (British National Party) faces legal action over membership and constitution - Thanks Tony

Why are we in Afghanistan? Thanks ReporterNotebook

(see also video(s) below)

Files or links of permanent interest added today(For other recently-posted files of permanent interest, scroll down to right aboverecently-posted multimedia files):



Highlightingone of our already-posted articles from the Articles of Otherssection, designed to encourage all readers to read the entire corpus of these important articles, even if only one per day):




Video, audio, website and online book recommendations by trusted correspondents- FYI - Birdman has not seen (For other recently-posted multimedia files, scroll all the way to the bottom of the screen, right before the Girl of the Day):


Nick M:

British mother banned from sending her soldier son parcels whilst he serves in Afghanistan, by a Muslim Post office owner

Cull of the last week or so (some links may have expired):


Moon's Day 2009-08-24:

Real-life "Fagins" enter Australia expressly to rob (and train others to rob) Australians - Thanks Nick M

Real Epidemic or Media Hysteric? A Comparison of Swine Flu with Previous Outbreaks - from - a focal point for protests agains O-care, Talk-radio defense, "Audit the Fed", and much more - Thanks Human Events

The Navy vs. marine mammals (who was there first?)- Thanks Kelly

Germany probes university professors over corruption charges -

Prosecutors say they are investigating 100 professors across Germany on suspicion they took bribes to help students obtain doctorates.

This controversy has reached such a high pitch ... Thanks Lifeforce -

story #1 - Israelis (and others) "network" to form a black market for human organs

story #2 - A Swedish daily prints a story saying the IDF kills Pals for their organs

story #3 - Israelis petition to boycott Swedish products, particularly IKEA furniture

story #4 - now CLG (Citizens for Legitimate Govt) is urging everyone to buy lots of IKEA furniture, to soften the effect of any Israeli boycott

Tanzania: What a blast! (scroll down, or click on first link "Gas Blasts Warning", for story)

Action Alert - don't miss the Northeast Regional Conference Sept 17-19 in beautiful Valley Forge, PA - Ron Paul will be there, as well as a well-known British MP, Daniel Hannan - Thanks Campaign for Liberty

(see also Jokes and Quotes of the Day)

Frigga's Day 2009-08-21:

"King of Bollywood" subjected to the usual "AWK" ("Airport Wunderkind Klutz") procedure at Newark "Liberty" International Airport on Sunday last - plus they lost his luggage ...

Summary of the Toben fiasco - these people do not realize they are betraying their faulty logic with their own arguments - but then it is good we hear their arguments, so we will be reminded that, as David Zarefsky says, debate is one of the signs of a healthy democracy (Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, a Teaching Company course) - AHEM - Thanks Tony

A story about Israeli troops attacking a Palestinian's home at night, dragging him out, and then attacking some peace activists who were filming it, beating two of them, and breaking their camera

Another story from that site: DNA evidence can be fabricated, scientists say

Another: Tamiflu, sometimes used to treat swine flu infections, carries a risk of strokes

Another: Which is it better to eat if you don't want to get Alzheimer's, fish or meat?

The above 4 stories came from a really professional-looking Iranian website called ""

Lost people really do walk in circles, study shows

"Victoria's Secret" fashion show disrupted by PETA activists, because the models were wearing real fur

Michelle O refuses to wear real fur

If you must wear real fur, you can get it from your own pet (like thc cat in this pic!)

Thor's Day 2009-08-20:

So much for "secret" (as in Swiss bank accounts)

Just one of the many articles on Dr. Ron Paul's Health Freedom bills, introduced around 8/1/09

A series of stories about Iceland:

The government of Iceland bails out the Landsbanki, the Iceland national bank, in 10/08

A week later, Landsbanki gets a 100-million pound loan to pay UK depositors

Iceland's richest man suffers from Landsbanki nationalisation and Ł1.5 million writ from former partner

Remember "Die Another Day", the James Bond movie with Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry, set in Iceland?

And - now comes the crunch - Iceland (along with Latvia) refuses to hand over all the money it owes to European banks - all at once, anyway ... - Thanks Lifeforce

To move on to another topic - a really interesting Wiki article on Walter Lippmann

"[A Seal Named] Andre" - quite a few books, videos, etc were spawned by this seal - this is a CD, but it gives you a picture ot the seal and an idea of the charm which it seems to have exerted on everyone that knew this animal

Woden's Day 2009-08-19:

Swine flu patent filed before the virus took hold - Thanks Arlene

The controversy over those stolen Aussie Aboriginal children (1885-1969, roughly)

Tai Chi in the news - Thanks Life Extension

The Blue Moon Hotel - "New Yawk" hotel with a certain charm, nonetheless

La Brea, CA fire started by drug traffickers cooking over a fire?

Tiw's Day 2009-08-18:

Special announcement (Thanks Kevin Barrett):

Tuesday, August 18th, on "Fair and Balanced," 9 a.m. Pacific (noon Eastern), Joel Hirschhorn, Ph.D. metallurgical engineer and former University of Wisconsin-Madison professor who came out for 9/11 truth in 2007 after studying the "collapses" of the three WTC skyscrapers and drawing the obvious conclusions. Dr. Hirschhorn recently published his views on the state of the 9/11 truth movement: "9/11 Mind Swell: Scientific evidence refutes the official story" This show will be archived for free on-demand listening at

The latest on the Hate Bill - Thanks Rev. Ted Pike

Hate to be a doom-and-gloomer, but ... - Thanks Lifeforce

The militarization of swine flu preparations - Thanks Lifeforce

US tests e-mail system to bypass the filters of countries such as Iran and China - Thanks Pak Alert

Neither Dead Nor Sleeping - an extraordinary book by May Wright Sewall -

story #1 - about its author (scroll down once to "Women and Politics in Indiana's Golden Age"

story #2 - hitherto-unrevealed facts about its publication (and re-publication in 2008)

story #3 - "Going, going, gone!" - from Amazon

Moon's Day 2009-08-17:

BNP festival in UK disrupted by anti-BNP forces

Statin drugs can actually cause heart disease, acc'g to Dr. Mercola

The latest on the Heretical Two - Thanks Nick M

The latest on the Swine Flu - Thanks Nick M

More concern over swine flu vaccine - Thanks Kelly

End of organic food in sight - Thanks Dr. WC Douglass

Risky talk - Thanks Mike E

Sydney Peace Prize awarded to an anti-Semite, acc'g to Australia's Jews - Thanks New Order

The kangaroo -

Files or links of permanent interest added today(For other recently-posted files of permanent interest, scroll down to ri

Frigga's Day 2009-08-14:

Dr Fredrick Toben to be jailed for 3 months - Thanks New Order, Adelaide Inst., ReporterNotebook, et al.

Health Care Issues:

Story #1 - The overall perspective (one version, anyway)

Story #2 - A little longer "FAQ" on the current health care debate

Story #3 - The problems with socialized health care

Story #4 - The five freedoms you'd lose under health care reform

Story #5 - Are they going to kill Grandma?

Story #6 - What they're doing in China

Enuf of the serious issues confronting us - how about volunteering somewhere as a family, and helping people that way?

In France, bikinis are OK, but "burqinis" are not - Thanks Nick M

Activist Alert: Launching "", to help Ron Paul's bill pass - Thanks Campaign for Liberty

(See Quotes and Jokes of the Day today)

Thor's Day 2009-08-13:

The Britisher who bankrolled the Confederacy... - Thanks Tony

Iraq: We're back to the Middle Ages strategy of the moat

Cash for Clunkers Comes to Russia

Chinese teen dies at Internet addiction rehab camp

FL: Apparently the latest thing is to encourage perfect school attendance by offering to exempt the student from up to four final exams. Click here for dixcussion of a similar rule in NC, and here for a discussion of the pros and cons of such a policy (you will have to undergo a free registration process - only takes a few minutes, and waiting for a return email to "activate" your registration)

Outstanding book (see the reviews) called The Chinese System of Food Cures: Prevention and Remedies - it's barely possible (given the ancientness of their culture) that the Chinese might have something here -

Woden's Day 2009-08-12:

The Congo is having its problems ...

Florida leads country in attacks on homeless - now they're trying to fix that by making the homeless another "protected" class under hate crimes legislation (!) - why not just make attacking anyone a crime (new idea, that!) and just enforce that?

Hate Crime laws by state (scroll down to see map)

Lessons from [Oswald] Mosley - Thanks Crosstar

Activist Alert - Exciting conference on Economics to be held in San Francisco in late August - read about it even if you don't plan to go - sponsored by Mises Institute

What a great site! The next 3 articles are from

1. Chelation therapy saved a man from amputation - Thanks Lifeforce

2. Call for boycott of Amazon's Kindle device etc (because you give up too much control of your purchases from them)

3. Woman Hypnotized to Believe She Had Gastric Band Surgery Loses 55 Pounds

Feral Future: the Untold Story of Australia's Exotic Invaders (this book is about "animal acclimatization" - cf. encouraging immigration in today's world - a movement that began in 19th century Australia, and was followed shortly thereafter by "plant acclimatization")

An unusual summary of Jack LaLanne's life, for those who aren't familiar with it

Tiw's Day 2009-08-11:

In the "new Germany", the search goes on ...

On flu vaccinations - H1H1 is "bird flu", H1N1 is "swine flu" - cheer up, there are only 24 other letters in the alphabet! (Thanks Lifeforce)

A realistic appraisal of the flu situation overall

Horses being killed in S. Florida - for their meat?

Alligator vs. Dalmation

Bill Bryson, along with Alexander McCall Smith one of the funniest writers on the literary scene

Moon's Day 2009-08-10:

Crows have been studying Aesop (or maybe it was the reverse?) - see also video link in article for demo of their abilities

Some of the "backs and forths" of the health care bill negotiations - at least this article is clearer than most

DU weapons used in Afghanistan - Thanks RH

A shocker from the NYT about homelessness - Thanks ReportersNotebook

UK: First it was nurses, now it will be teachers that can be fired for discussing their religion - Thanks Nick M

Israel Shamir reviews a book called Jerusalem, City of Longing

An intriguing link to supposed online degree-earning opportunities - does someone care to check it out?

Action Alert: Town Hall meetings to protest "ObamaCare" all over the U.S. in the month of August - click here to find a "Town Hall" meeting near you (scroll down and then either download the Democratic list (.pdf link on the left) or the Republican list (.pdf link on the right) - Thanks Human Events

Files or links of permanent interest added during the last week or so (For our complete collection of permanently-posted articles(excluding recent ones), go to Articles of Others):


Video and audio recommendations by trusted correspondents - FYI - Birdman has not seen - these files were added during the last week or so:


10-yr old fined and ticketed for lemonade stand




This is a very dangerous man, who is quickly acquiring a world wide following. I hope his presentation sees a lot of mail boxes. Highly recommended. T.

Subject: Salbuchi A WARNING to the One-World Elite (Required Viewing!!!)

pt 1

pt 2


"Comedian Dieudonné presents Prof. Robert Faurisson with award in surprise ending to his show at the Zénith (Paris), December 26, 2008"

Video at

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For this bit of fun and improvisation the comedian and the professor are facing criminal charges. On the one hand, Dieudonné will be tried for "antisemitic insult" and, on the other hand, the two will be tried together for "questioning the existence of crimes against humanity".

Date for the two trials in Paris: Tuesday, September 22, 2009


Yuri Bezmenov is a former KGB agent and an expert on ideological subversion. He discusses the slow process of demoralization that transformed America from a conservative and mostly homogeneous country into a socially-marxist and egalitarian one.

Very good stuff !!!

Remarkable how a ex- KGB explains the situation in USA, but all what he says

has the same validity for GERMANY.

( even more)

How To: Stupefy Society p11 A Lesson on Demoralization

I found these two videos wandering around on YT. They're both edited. I really wanna get the whole original interview. I hope you guys really spend the time to pay attention to this series. It's about to get VERY good, if it hasn't already.


WACO REVELATIONS 1 (the most important documentary you will ever watch)


Girl of the Day-An artistic study in the biology of where you came from and the restaurants you first ate at. Culled from pictures freely available on the Net. Made available as a public service to encourage white men to reproduce themselves, to help old men who are having problems with the Staff of Life, and for the lavender loveboys who don't know what they are missing. (For you legal eagles, the items just cited represent this feature's socially-redeeming importance. What's more, they meet community standards of decency -- the community of the netizens of cyberspace.). NOT FOR PRUDES OR THOSE UNDER 18!!!!

NOTABLE QUOTE:"The man who doesn't fuck doesn't fight." --George Lincoln Rockwell


Pornography: Flower of Western Culture- A lot of people have gotten their dicks caught in their zippers over our Girl of the Day. Here is a little lubricant to help them get over the hump.

Sam Francis' Ithyphallacious Reasoning- The Birdman takes Sam Francis to the woodshed over his sexophobic attitude toward porn - this essay is from the Net Losses section

Letter from a reader on Asian porn; Birdman responds

Reader Sonic pounds the Birdman for displaying black porn; Birdman responds.

Readers react to the Sonic controversy both pro and con.

Richard Barrett shows Birdman the door over Birdman's porn

Barrett and Birdman duke it out over the porn business


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