Archive for June, 2011

June 2011

 

 

6/30/2011 Day 99 of 365 days

HOTEL HELL

@RunRedHot
Taliban Raid on Kabul Hotel Ends After 4-Hour Battle – Taliban suicide bombers armed with automatic weapons… link

@Natasha_wong
“21 die in Taleban raid …”

@ecolutionary Attack at Kabul Hotel Deflates Security Hopes in Afghanistan link

@khadijapatel Welcome to the Hotel Intercontinental Kabul, Where the Past Is Another Country great read

@wkenneth
Kabul hotel attack leader killed by Nato aircraft: Coalition says leader of insurgents who attacked Intercontine… link

Eric Burden and the Animals HOTEL HELL listen

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6/29/2011 Day 98 of 365 days

IT’S GAS GAS GAS

Dedicated to Loai Nagati

@sarrahsworld 1033 injured in last night/this morning’s crackdown.

@iRevolt
Tear gas canisters fired by the police were produced in 2011. They’ve been buying new stock from the US. via @3arabawy

@winter_sonata88 RT:@TravellerW Demonstrator on a wheelchair.Makes running from teargas feel cowardly. bless you mate. #tahrir #june28 picture

@Egyptocracy
The new batch of tear gas #CSF is using is ridiculously pungent and hurts much more. #Jun28

Rollings Stones, Jumping Jack Flash It’s a GAS GAS GAS, listen here

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6/28/2011 Day 97 of 365 days

PRAY FOR RAIN

@pjis505
Note too self: Pray for rain! And ask followers to send any that they don’t need. #NMFIRE #amen

@LAMonitor Los Alamos Monitor
Los Alamos lab announces Wednesday closure due to wildfire… Get the story here News at the speed of NOW!

@TaosPhotography
There’s a dragon with matches loose on the town, Take a whole pail of water just to cool him down… Grateful Dead, listen here

@sfr_publisher
Weather Channel has posted #LasConchas fire videos from various Youtubers: video #nmfire

Los Alamos National Laboratory Photostream here

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6/27/2011 Day 96 of 365 days

RAT IN A HOLE

@ayaelb
“We will arrest him like a rat from a hole, as happened with Saddam Hussein,” said #NTC spokesman Mostafa al-Ghariani to dpa #ICC #Libya

@elpasolibre
RT @ShababLibya Photo celebrations #Benghazi in response 2 the ICC’s arrest warrant 4 #Gadhafi, Seif, Al-Sanoussi photo

@rocaque
charges include torturing and killing civilians RT @GdnLaw War crimes court issues Gaddafi arrest warrant link #Libya

@kir_T34
RuVR: NATO bombs Gaddafi’s residence: Two powerful explosions sounded in the Libyan capital Tripoli on M… link |#Libya

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6/25/2011 Day 95 of 365 days

TIC TOC TERROR TRAP

@yituagar Afghanistan
Car bomb kills at least 30 in Afghanistan: Saturday, June 25, 2011A suicide bomber det…macon.com

@TPRFS
A deadly car bomb has hit a hospital in Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province, with women, children and elderly among the casualties.

@erinmcunningham
Logar car bomb: “The casualties are all patients, their visitors and relatives and hospital personnel. link

@bellsandchimes
Car Bomb Blast at Afghan Hospital Kills at Least 20 NYT

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6/24/2011 Day 94 of 365 days

WORLD UNKIND

@MaiSutherland
Special Report: Europe’s other crisis Reuters Refugees arriving in EU may have rude awakening

@willjordan
EU Schengen Treaty reforms will allow countries to close borders to refugees from the N African uprisings, requested by Italy & France

@Lauren_777
Approx 5500 Tunisian refugees have just arrived in Italy… And we have ppl complaining too many come here #630negus

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6/23/2011 Day 93 of 365 days

KILLER DRONES

@ColbertReport “What happens in Vegus, blows up Tripoli” The Word

@Min_Reyes
RT @bilibutterfield Drones & CIA: Can we wage a global war without troops or allies? – Slate Magazine – link

@wired
Obama Won’t Use Troops to Save Afghan Hellhole (Drones, Maybe) link

@shehrbanotaseer
Drones/raids won’t get rid of extremism-it’s a mindset we are going after. My interview with Rachel @Maddow Video link

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6/22/2011 Day 92 of 365 days

LIMITED KINETIC OPERATIONS

@ColbertReport “A Heavily Armed Semester Abroad” The Word

@antipyretic
On the bright side, Obama’s limited kinetic operations may qualify him for the Nobel Prize in Physics. #Libya

@GabesNews2011
Robert Gates speaks of not war but “limited kinetic operations” in Libya link… Orwell just did a somersault in his grave

@epaulnet
AlterNet: What’s #Victory? The Nine #Orwellian #Propaganda Terms That Define Our #War State link #NATO #Orwell #tcot #p2

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6/21/2011 Day 91 of 365 days

DORM DISGRACE

@ProfKahf
Many DamascusU students injured;security stationed inside &outside dorms,detaining any students from Dara. #Syria

@SeekerSk
Security forces raided rooms in dorm unit 16- Several wounded by vicious beating of students #Damascus #Syria

@MEXCAN22
RT @sara055 Syrian forces raid dorms; 3 Damascus University students killed|Ya Libnan| link #Syria

@TrutleWoman777
3 Killed in Syrian Dorm Raid thedailybeast

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6/19/2011 Day 89 of 365 days

WHAT’S GOIN’ ON?

@Liberationtech
Russia nuclear agency claims Nebraska plant suffers meltdown, which plant denies WeatherTech & PlanetSave

@Ohio122112
!!LEVEL 4 EMERGENCY!! Nebraska Nuclear Plant Flooded About to Get Worse… podcast via youtube

@bluecheddar1
What’s going on with this Nebraska nuclear plant, anyway?? link #Nebraska #nuclear

@Synergy3k
Video: Officials say flooded nuclear plant in Nebraska safe: link

 

 

6/18/2011 Day 88 of 365 days

R.I.P. BIG MAN

@lametube Hey Remembering #ClarenceClemons – Spirit in the Night -#BruceSpringsteen Live 1973 in Los Angeles Video via @youtube

@ajclifestyle #BruceSpringsteen statement on the heartbreaking news about the death of #ClarenceClemons – link

@Candace_Dempsey
#BruceSpringsteen Bloodbrother: Clarence Clemons, 1942-2011 : The New Yorker link

Clarance Clemons and the E-Street band, London 2009 BORN TO RUN Springsteen introduces THE BIG MAN video

@kristinleitch
My fave #BruceSpringsteen #EStreetBand song: Thunder Road What is yours?

 

 

6/17/2011 Day 87 of 365 days

MURDER IN THE AMAZON

@asiancha Environmentalists — assassinated — in the Amazon. Video

@DianeN56
RT @celinecousteau This is truly sad! Fighting against illegal logging in the Amazon leads to 6th murder. link

@oollmmaann
The power of lobbies and economic industries to kill and blind the law: Murder in the Amazon NewYorker

@OnEarthMag Death in the Amazon: a war being fought for us all | Damian Carrington | Environment | link

 

 

6/15/2011 Day 86 of 365 days

SUFFER THE INNOCENT

@Nora0315
Picture of Syrian children in refugee camps in #Turkey: link #Syria #SY11

@traceygalvin Syrian troops ‘widening’ crackdown – Middle East – Al Jazeera English link via @AJEnglish

@CFreeSyria
#Syria The criminal syrian regime makes Jsr Alshgoor a ghost town #assadcrimes link

@SyTweets
Turkish PM, Syrian envoy to meet as refugee numbers mount link.

 

 

6/14/2011 Day 85 of 365 days

THOSE CRAZY LIBYANS

@tim_a
Mad Max 4, starring the citizens of Libya link

@cooper
DIY Mad Max: #Libya rebels’ battlefield improvisation link The #hacker ethos in action

@AdamBakerAuthor
New blog post. ‘Libyan Rebels – Mad Max Battlewagons.’ link

@robcrilly Libyan Rebels: A Sound Track link In Misurata, fighters turn to Pink Floyd in war against Gadaffi #libya by @xanrice

@Winterpool Libya, Somalia, etc have shown I was wrong to sneer at the aesthetics of the -Mad Max- franchise as a child.

 

 

6/13/2011 Day 84 of 365 days

BATTLE FOR BREGA

@TheSumayyahG
Rebels fighting against #Gaddafi forces launched an offensive Sunday to retake the oil town of #Brega link #Libya #Feb17

@alchemist585
Another tragedy near #Brega. Apparently poor #NATO-FF coordination has cost the FF dearly (at least 6 dead ..)

@RRowleyTucson
#Brega: “Our fighters were tricked. #Gaddafi’s soldiers pretended to surrender, coming w/ a white flag, & then they fired on us” #Libya

@LIBYA_ALHURA
25 peple hav beEn killed in the ambush east of #Brega there bodies have been butcherd, bodies unreachable due to fighting

 

 

6/12/2011 Day 83 of 365 days

FIRE FRIGHT

@SanhoTree
AZ wildfire close to being the state’s worst link. Yet it’s only 1/6 of size of Colombian land fumigated: link

@smokey_bear: Worst in Arizona history…

@AustinPixels
Wow RT @stephensurefire: Amazing photos here – The Big Picture – Arizona wildfires – PHOTOS

RING OF FIRE, Johnny Cash and June Carter.. video here

 

 

6/11/2011 Day 82 of 365 days

FREEDOM FIGHTER

@libyaunite
AGAIN WOW!! Freedom Fighters in ZLITEN MUST WATCH LAST FEW MINUTES INCREDIBLE Video

@AlmanaraMedia
The young aged Freedom Fighters in #Misurata city Video #Libya

@EndTyranny101
#Zawia Freedom fighters stare death in the eye and laugh in the pursuit of freedom video #Libya #Zawiya #FF.

@YannisKouts
Extremely heavy fighting in Misrata. Freedom fighters resist Gaddafi forces counter-attack Video #Libya

 

 

6/10/2011 Day 81 of 365 days

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

@FromJoanne
#Misrata Hospital awash in blood again more then 40 FF injured many in critical condition shot @ by G tanks Deathtoll rising rapidly #Libya

@jenanmoussa
#Gaddafi is timing it. He sees world focusing on #syria and #yemen so he is like, let’s kill some people in #Misrata. 20 dead 2dat. #libya

@freeourlibya
#ZLITEN 35 dead, 100 injured, hospital surrounded with tanks, @NATO @NATOpress @UKMilOps WHERE ARE YOU!!!!???? #MISRATA #NAFUSA #LIBYA

@Smiffysmate
I’m so sorry #misrata – we should of done more to protect you from the evil #Gadaffi machine.

 

 

6/09/2011 Day 80 of 365 days

GIMME SHELTER

@BBC_News_World
Turkey says 4,300 people have now crossed its border fleeing violence… link

@SlaughterAM
Turkey is preparing to accommodate as many as 1 million Syrian refugees link

@JustDoItBetter
Syrian refugees tell of government atrocities: The Syrian dictator is slaughtering hi… link

@RosenfeldOren
Turkey keeping over 5000 Syrian refugees behind fences not allowing them to leave border between countrys,thousands more due to arrive.

GIMME SHELTER Rolling Stones 1995 in Amsterdam

 

 

6/08/2011 Day 79 of 365 days

SPY VRS. SPY

@Sock_De_Jour
U.S. Intensifying Secret, Covert War In Yemen link

@CPTAlaska
If you read this, please don’t tell Yemen – seriously, Fox? CIA Preparing Secret Drone Strikes in Yemen: link

@gregorydjohnsen
Is it that time again? I spy #Yemen “experts” who wouldn’t know Zindani from a Zaydi.

@Brian_Whit #Yemen, and the trouble with ‘democratic transition’

@ZubairBR
Revolution in #Yemen: This is how it began: picture

 

 

6/07/2011 Day 78 of 365 days

KIDNAPPED OR PUNKED

Amnesty Int’l
Syrian blogger, Amina Abdalla, was abducted yesterday. To get updates on her status “like” the fb page #freeamina

@RobertMackey
Photo from #FreeAmina FB page does look just like Myspace image of Jelena Lecic, Londoner identified by the publicist link

@NexusIndivulsus
Ehh, that’s not an apology. Weasel. RT @alphaleah #AMINA : Confession & apology by (male) author link #Syria #FreeAmina

@acarvin Andy Carvin on the #Amina Hoax – BBC World Today 6.13.11 Video

 

 

6/06/2011 Day 77 of 356 days

BLAZING ARIZONA

@HawaiiNewsNow
Arizona forest fire expands to 193,000 acres: An enormous wildfire that forced the evacuation of several mountai… link

@CBSRadioNews
A massive wildfire continues to burn in eastern Arizona, chewing through hundreds of thousands of acres. 3pmET: link

@DemocracyNow
#Arizona: 2200 people displaced as #WallowFire spreads, torching nearly 200,000 acres of land. link #AZFire

 

 

6/05/2011 Day 76 of 356 days

GREAT BALLS OF FIRE

@Volcano_Katla
Volcano erupts in southern Chile, authorities evacuate about 3,500 people living nearby – Minneapolis Star Tribune : link

@breakingweather Accu Weather
A Chilean #volcano that began erupting on Saturday after decades of being dormant will keep sending ash toward Argentina. link

@TorontoStar
3,500 evacuate as Chilean volcano erupts: A column of gas 10 km high and five km wide rose from the mountain. link

@Astro_Ron
Reply #FromSpace We can see the volcano but I haven’t yet Can someone plz send me the coordinates?

 

 

6/04/2011 Day 75 of 356 days

DANCING IN THE STREET

@TheModernRumi
Reports are coming in from #Yemen via official and unofficial sources: #Saleh has left the country. #Tahrir #ArabSpring @Everywhereistan

@imothanaYemen
Saleh Left……Change Square Celebrates….Gunfire & Explosions Renewed…..Uncertainty still prevails in Yemen. #Sanaa #GCC #Saudi

@monaelthahawy
So now it’s confirmed that #Saleh has gone to #Saudi for treatment. Are #Yemenis celebrating or too early? May he never return!!

@NoonArabia
We just got rid of the snake’s head now we have to get rid of the rest of it’s body like the poet Ahmed Mattar said. #Yemen #yf

 

 

6/03/2011 Day 75 of 356 days

FANNING THE FLAMES

@imothanaYemen: ..lovely afternoon.!! Gunfire, antiaircraft and bombardment from the mountain overlooking my house!!..#Sanaa #Yemen

@alguneid
#SANAA by phone: many areas are on fire, in Ahasabah area…

@Tripolitanian
Close aide #Saleh: President #Saleh said: “I’ll leave #Yemen as it was when I first took it” – ie, civil war, chaos, poverty etc. link

@womanfromyemen
Hope for a less violent day tomorrow in #yemen although it seems highly unlikely. be safe everyone

@Storyful
Yemeni tribesmen strike at the heart of power in bombing of presidential palace. #saleh #sanaa full story

 

 

6/01/2011 Day 73 of 356 days

WE ARE ALL HAMZA

@Selintellect
“We are all 13 year old Hamza al-Khateeb…” link #Syria #Egypt

@Monajed
Tortured teen boy becomes face of Syrian revolution – Herald Sun #Syria #fb link

@BiancaJagger Jagger
RT SYRIA: Child victim’s Facebook page becomes platform for opposition link via @latimesworld

@SeekerSK
Total number of children killed in Syrian revolution reached 72-72 spirits & lives taken by security forces’ bullets & torture vaults #Syria

@jenanmoussa
This is a slide show of killed & injured kids in #syria since beginning of protests. 2morrow #syria demonstarte 4 them link

 

 


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