V.19 No.50 |
NEWS The Daily Word 12.19.10 DODT repealed, Dream Act fails, synthetic cannabis Grinch
Don't ask don't tell is
repealed in the Senate. Will Obama sign the bill? Probably, but top brass are still worried about "distractions".
fails to pass in Grinch-like Senate.
Party like it's
1989: APD shuts down "illegal rave" this weekend. Those Journal links are a PIA, but it's worth it. High humidity in the building and bikinis were factors, apparently. Bank of America joins others in suspending Wikileaks accounts.
Meanwhile, in a tit-for-tat scene the
Swedish police report on the Assange accusations has leaked.
Only six more shopping days before ...
synthetic cannabis is banned in the U.S. AGAIN with the Grinch.
Sonic booms turn
Bangladeshi stock market has
collapsed. Right now you're asking yourself, "Bangladesh has a stock market?" Yup, and so does Mongolia.
Check out this ridiculously tiny
Fun fact for journalists: on this day in 1918 Lenin made it illegal for the Bolshevik press to criticize in any way the original Soviet secret police, the
Cheka--which had been formed exactly one year earlier. Lenin had originally intended the secret police to be a temporary institution. Oh well. Art 66 Mile Radius Monday, Aug 21: 9am-5pm Tamarind Institute
Judy Tuwaletstiwa, Nina Elder and Tom Miller represent unique responses to New Mexico's history, landscape and culture. Runs through 9/8.
Art Phylum Monday, Aug 21: 10am-5pm Metallo Gallery
Alicia Stewart and Ezri Horne present a body of work that serves as a visual device to communicate identity and empathy. Runs through 9/9.
Art A Tale Begun in Other Days Monday, Aug 21: Noon-3pm Photo-Eye Gallery
Maggie Taylor constructs photomontages to create a dreamlike world inhabited by everyday objects. Runs through 9/9.
Wellness How to De-stress to Improve Skin and Digestion Monday, Aug 21: Noon-1pm Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Herbalist Bernadette Torres demonstrates how to make and use tinctures and lotions to reduce stress, maintain healthy skin and improve digestion.
Wellness Heart of Recovery Meditation Group Monday, Aug 21: 6-7:30pm Albuquerque Shambhala Center
A meditation and sharing support group that brings together the practice of meditation, Buddhist teachings and the 12 steps of recovery integrating the basic sanity of the Dharma and the basic goodness of meditation.
Wellness Mindful Walking Monday, Aug 21: 6:30-7:30pm Tigeaux Park
Appreciate the sounds, smells and beauty of the park while maintaining fitness and communal bonds.