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Justiciable Controversey

Closely related to and subsumed within the legal concept of 'standing to sue' (a sufficient stake in a matter to justify seeking relief through the court system; viz., a party must have a legally protected and tangible interest at stake in the litigation in order to have standing; that is, said party must have suffered a harm/injury or been threatened with harm/injury), a justiciable controversy is one that is real and substantial, as opposed to hypothetical or academic. Justiciable Controversy is defined in Ballentine's Law Dictionary thusly: 'A controversy appropriate for judicial inquiry or adjudgment. 20 Am J2d Cts ?80. A controversy not so exclusively or predominantly involved with political questions as to come within the perogative of the legislative or administrative branch of government. Chicago & Southern Airlines v. Waterman SS Corp., 333 U.S. 103, 92 L.Ed. 568, 68 S.Ct. 431. For the purposes of declaratory relief:- a controversy involving more than a mere difference of opinion; a controversy involving persons adversely interested in matters in respect of which a declaration is sought. 22 Am J2d Dec J ? 11.'

Religious Expression

The inquiry falling within the ambit of law broadly referred to as constitutional law, the First Amendment states that the government may neither establish any religion nor prohibit the free exercise of religious practices. The first part of the foregoing constitutional provision is referred to as the ?establishment clause? which has to do with the separation of church and state; while the second part is referred to as the ?free exercise clause'. Religion has been broadly defined by the U.S. Supreme Court and other courts as, ?A belief had or sought by man to explain the meaning of his existence. A person?s understanding of his relation to the Creator and of obligations of reverence and obedience imposed by such relation. Also, some system of faith and practice, predicated upon the idea of one God, the Creator and Ruler, to whom his creatures owe obedience and love. Another view is the belief in the existence of superior beings exercising power over human beings by volition, and imposing rules of conduct, with future re-wards and punishments. And still more encompassing, as all the different systems of faith and worship to be found in the world.? [Citations Omitted]. Expression is (briefly) defined (noun) as an utterance, something that represents or symbolizes, and (verb) as make known, show, state, etc.. Expression (noun/verb) of or relating to religion is afforded protection under the Constitution, and the same shall not be abridged thereunder. The notion of Free Speech (1st Amendment) may also be referenced in the protection of religious expression.

CA'S ANTI-SMOKING ADS

At the outset, I should state that I do smoke tobacco which for whatever reason (given the death, carnage, crime, corruption, etc. attendant to alcohol and illegal drugs) has been the object of California's substantial attention despite the pervasiveness of and the state's blas頡ttitude toward illegal drugs [I have seen los angelians shooting up (main-lining, probably heroin) on the streets of LA in broad daylight,"curbside", and unobstructed, as well as smoking crack]. Parenthetically, I ask any California "policymaker" to tell me the last time they had heard of someone robbing another or committing other crime to get money for a pack of cigarettes which admittedly are not healthy but do not impair ones mental acuity. (Also, see the Reuters article which follows and which, along with increasing crime rates, should be more worthy of California's time, money (on top of huge deficits), and attention). Having said that, I also vigorously support the advertising campaign designed to inform the citizenry of the detriments of tobacco, particularly as to children (less than 18 and/or 21) (though not the "knee-jerk tax overload"). Indeed, one could not (successfully) argue that the potentially salutary (health) effects eminating from an informed citizenry on the issue, particularly as to children, was not a compelling state interest. While not directly on point, the case of Stanson v. Mott set forth the principle that the dissemination to the public be a fair presentation of the facts. Neither the Hatch Act, nor the Bellotti, City of Boston, and Association of Letter Carriers cases are apposite and germane to scrutinizing the subject issue. Science - ReutersLA Babies Get Lifetime's Toxic Air in 2 Weeks-StudyMon Sep 16, 3:14 PM ET LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A two-week-old baby in the Los Angeles area has already been exposed to more toxic air pollution than the U.S. government deems acceptable as a cancer risk over a lifetime, according to a report on Monday by an environmental campaign group. The study of air pollution in California by the National Environmental Trust also said that even if a young child moved away from California, or if the air had been cleaned up by the time he or she reached adulthood, "the potential (cancer) risk that a child rapidly accumulates in California from simply breathing will not go away." California, known to be the nation's smoggiest state, already has a potential cancer risk to adults that is hundreds of times above levels seen as acceptable by the Environmental Protection Agency ( news - web sites). But the report said children were more vulnerable to pollutants than adults because, pound for pound, they breathe more air, drink more water, eat more food and play outdoors more than adults. "A baby born in California will be exposed to such high levels of toxic air contaminants that the child will exceed the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) lifetime acceptable exposure level for cancer at a very early age, and will exceed the lifetime acceptable exposure level by many multiples by age 18," the Washington D.C-based environmental campaign group said. The "Toxic Beginnings" study divided California into five geographical areas. It concluded that in Los Angeles an infant would have reached the EPA's one chance in one million limit of contracting cancer from contaminants in 12 days, and in Sacramento it would take 23 days. It said diesel exhaust -- from trucks and cars, school buses, and farm and construction equipment -- was still the worst source of air pollution. But it also took into account chemicals emitted by dry cleaners and factories as well as pesticides, adhesives and lubricant oils. The National Environmental Trust urged federal and state policy makers to make cleaning up the air a priority. "The overwhelming policy implication of these findings can be reduced to one word: URGENCY," it said. It recommended that regional and local governments emphasize alternative technologies and fuels, replace diesel school buses and other municipal vehicles with cleaner alternative fuel models and enforce existing laws on fuel emissions.

'Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition'

in the context of the subject matter, 'Obscenity and Indecency'. The "supreme court opinion" can be referenced by clicking the following link: http://supct.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/00-795.ZO.html. At the outset, it should be noted that ashcroft (like his criminal predecessor reno) has virtually no real credibility, particularly when serious crimes of the u.s. government are concerned. Indeed, misprision of felony is still a crime which of course, in the u.s. is not enforced inasmuch as in excess of 90% of u.s. government employees/contrac-tors would necessarily have to be prosecuted and imprisoned. ? U.S. Attorney General Ashcroft had While U.S. Senator and has Documentation of RICO Crimes of Defendants U.S., Coan, etc., and Coverup by the U.S.D.O.J. (5 lbs. of probative documents delivered) ? Hypocrite, Fraud, and Criminal Collaborator, U.S. Attorney General Ashcroft had While U.S. Senator and has Documentation of RICO Crimes of Defendants U.S., Coan, etc., and Coverup by the U.S.D.O.J. (cd with probative documents delivered) [Click on the following links:
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A propaganda machine of enormous proportion with controlled media, the U.S. has employed such historic fictions as the doctrine of "manifest destiny", etc., to rationalize America's illegitimacy and illegal acts. Indeed, for example, the recent bombing and murder of innocent civilians with cruise missiles (of ie., aspirin factories) of other nations to divert attention from the numerous personal crimes of America's (reknown despite corrupt coverup) criminal leader Clinton, typifies America's willingness to violate any notion of law to avoid detection, exposure, truth, and justice. Coincidentally, on this day it came over the wire that the Pentagon was opposing the executive order to destroy the poppy crops (heroin,opium, etc.) consistent with America's now lingering presence in Afghanistan and America's insatiable appetite for illegal drugs and the illicit cash for bribes, [ie., judges, enforcement(ie., DEA, prosecutors, etc.), politicians, etc] generated thereby. Click here. This should neither be surprising nor news to anyone but the blind or uniformed propagandized citizenry, which is almost everyone in the U.S. Even the churches are not immune to the inherent and pervasively perverse, despoiling "American effect". Indeed, priestly and pastoral fondling and abuse of children is consistent with America's criminal past and present. Indeed, Clinton's brutal rape of Juanita Broderick, his "dismissal from" Oxford for sexual assault, involvement in the drug trade (ie., Mena, Arkansas), murders to cover up his numerous perversities and crimes, "shake-down", bribery schemes for, ie., pardons for substantial criminals, (hasidic jews in N.Y. for votes for Clinton's partner in crime, viz., Hillary, money to criminal brother Roger), etc. . Dubya's newly accomplished war crimes and criminal cover-up of the foregoing, including those involving bush sr. must now be noted. In sum, it is about "that time" as has been so of other fallen nations of bygone eras that America as well has entered an unequivocal and substantial decline. Like said fallen nations of past eras, America's glaring lack of meaningful rules of law, corruption in virtually every aspect of American government (all branches, viz., legislative, judicial, executive) and business [ie., Enron/Global Crossing(mere "tips of the iceberg)], Wall Street [dot com scams (another "tip of the iceberg")], murders to cover up same, and apathy, indifference, ignorance, rationalization, and fear precluding a remedial and salutary approach to dealing appropriately with same. In light of the above, while protection of children from the perverse but typically american sordid, lawless, and criminal nature is laudible, overbreath inhibiting other so-called 1st amendment protections is not; particularly given the criminal nature of the american regime(s). Moreover, given the inherent criminality of americans, the huge numbers of laws (law libraries are wastefully full of them - you know, wall-to-wall "b**l s**t") which are not enforced or selectively and falsely so as to coerce collaborative criminality, and u.s. government complicity in and cover-up of the crimes which are the subject of said laws, one can only be thankful when more "american b**t s**t" bites the dust.

?TV in(on) demand and 1st Amendment?

One may personally become an arbiter of what is ?obscene? in the u.s. supreme court tradition by employing their ?astute? and historically ?sound? judicial reasoning and principle underpinning their ?famed? observation, ?you know it when you see it?. Indeed, see it they did. Hours and hours of that garbage from one account of their ?work? on that case. If only they could have seen a video of the egregious criminal, (hill)billy clinton as he masturbated concurrent with phone sex with Lewinsky (probably during the times he was ?shedding?- clinton has genital herpes); now that would have given them a very clear ?picture? of what is obscene. In light of the lack of meaningful rule(s) of law and cover-ups of substantial illegal acts by no less than their employer, the u.s. government among others, in america today as has been so for quite some time, one could readily and correctly conclude that they (the u.s. supreme court ? along with their partners in crimes/appeals and district courts) are obscene; that is, ?utterly without redeeming social value?. In my website, http://www.albertlouispeia.bravepages.com, I have set forth links concerning the reality of this so-called promulgator of the ?law of the land.? (I now know what ?criminal law? really means, particularly in conjunction with fellow hypocrite/fraud ashcroft ? next week?s assignment). The touchstone for understanding the disparity in approach to 1st Amendment considerations between broadcasting and cable appears to be as observed by the author, and underlying the Pacifica (1985) case, the pervasive presence of broadcasting and the accessibility of same to children. Indeed, and contrarily, cable subscribers must affirmatively choose to have said service, extra programming, and ?lockboxes/keys? are available to shield children.


Publisher's Liability for Bad Ads.

The assigned textual material references in broad strokes general principles of legal civil and criminal responsibility predicated only upon (ultimately a finding of) fault. The policy considerations have precluded publishers' liability based upon the practical consideration as pointed out by the author that "... in most cases newspapers, magazines, broadcast stations, and other media are not in a position to check each submitted advertisement for accuracy, nor are the media generally privy to the kind of information that reasonably would cause a submitted ad to be looked upon with suspicion." Interestingly, there are various forms of hold harmless/indemnification agreements where the publisher essentially uses a semantic ?shift? to accord protection from liability, ie., on internet as follows: ?a) Indemnification: Publisher is solely responsible for any legal liability arising out of or relating to (i) the content and other material set forth on the Publisher Websites and/or (ii) any content or material to which users can link through the Publisher Websites (other than through an advertisement supplied by Fastclick.com). Publisher hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Fastclick.com and its officers, directors, agents, affiliates and employees from and against all claims, actions, liabilities, losses, expenses, damages, and costs (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys? fees) that may at any time be incurred by any of them by reason of any claims, suits or proceedings (a) for libel, defamation, violation of right of privacy or publicity, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or other infringement of any third party right, fraud, false advertising, misrepresentation, product liability or violation of any law, statute, ordinance, rule or regulation throughout the world in connection with the Publisher Websites (except for advertisements supplied by Fastclick.com); (b) arising out of any material breach by Publisher of any duty, representation or warranty under any agreement with Fastclick.com; or (c) relating to a contaminated file, virus, worm, or Trojan horse originating from the Publisher Websites (other than through an advertisement supplied by Fastclick.com). ? Quite obviously, the aforesaid might not comport with reality in a situation analogous to, ie., mercenary/guns for hire scenarios, defective or inherently dangerous products, provocative music, etc., where circumlocuted "reasoning" has implied a result contrary to the foregoing as at least, "possible" .

The following as per assignment required my presence/attendance at Court and the related filings as indicated therein:

Albert L. Peia, Pro Se
P.O. Box 370434
Reseda, CA 91337-0434
(213)219-7649

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES ? NORTHWEST DISTRICT, VAN NUYS, CA
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Albert L. Peia, ? ? ) Case No. LC060361
? Plaintiff ? ? ?? ? )
? ? -vs- ? ?
Bernal P. Ojeda, Rene Lopez DeArenosa,)
and John Does 1 ? 10, Defendants ) )

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HEARING DATE: 4-8-03
TIME: 9:00 A.M.
COURTROOM: ?NWB?

PLAINTIFF?SDECLARATION/CERTIFICATION IN OPPOSITION TO MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION BY DEFENDANT DEARENOSA; PLAINTIFF?S REITERATION OF REQUEST FOR CRIMINAL REFERRAL OF DEFENDANT DE ARENOSA?S CLEAR CRIME OF PERJURY.

I, Albert L. Peia, hereby certify and declare under penalty of perjury as follows:

1. I am the pro se plaintiff in the present matter and if called upon to testify I could and would competently testify (truthfully) to the following facts of my own personal knowledge.

2. A review of the Court record underlying defendant Dearenosa?s crime of perjury would reveal that defendant DeArenosa did not attend even one status conference which also, by way of plaintiff?s ?status filing? therein would have set forth the fact of defendant Ojeda?s default,in addition to the fact of defendant DeArenosa?s receipt of Plaintiff?s Request to Default Judgment along with accompanying Declaration in Support thereof and the Entry of Default as set forth herein. Defendants Ojeda and DeArenosa are inveterate liars.

3. In the aforesaid matter underlying defendant De-Arenosa?s crime of perjury, he had previously been sanctioned by the Court for failing to appear and respondto a prior Order to Show Cause.

4. In the instant case, defendant DeArenosa offered no response to the Order to Show Cause in his ?Answer?(sic) and upon being queried by the Court as to whether he understood what having his answer striken meant, he, defendant DeArenosa responded affirmatively, ?yes?, without either objection or further discussion (despite being accorded the opportunity for same at that time ? probably, and I am inferring beyond the scope of this declaration/certification and not a part hereof, thankful for the Court?s mercy in not having him arrested for his crime of perjury).

5. Defendant DeArenosa should be criminally prosecuted for his crime of perjury and disbarred.

6. In light of the foregoing, in the practical interest of very busy courts, sound judicial economy and credibility in the process, and in the paramount judicial interests of truth and justice, defendant DeArenosa?s Motion for Reconsideration should be DENIED, and a criminal referral of his clear crime of perjury should issue forthwith.

I declare under penalty of perjury pursuant to the laws of the state of California and the United States of America that the foregoing is true and correct.

Respectfully Submitted by and,

Dated: 3-15-03 Signed: Albert L. Peia, Pro Se

CERTIFICATION OF SERVICE

I, Albert L. Peia, hereby certify that a copy of PLAINTIFF?S DECLARATION/CERTIFICATION IN OPPOSITION TODEFENDANT DEARENOSA?S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION; and,REQUEST FOR CRIMINAL REFERRAL OF DEFENDANT DEARENOSA?SCRIME OFPERJURY, havebeen served by regular first class U.S. mail, postageprepaid, on this ___18th__ day of March, 2003, uponthe following: Rene Lopez DeArenosa 7542 Lankershim Blvd., Suite 2 North Hollywood, CA 91605-2804 Dated: 3-18-03 Signed:_____________________________ Albert L. Peia, Pro Se


Defamation

?A communication is defamatory if it tends so to harm the reputation of another as to lower him in the estimation of the community or to deter third persons from associating or dealing with him.? Restatement,Torts 2nd . ?The publication of anything which is injurious to the good name or reputation of another person, which tends to bring him into disrepute????Words which produce any perceptible injury to the reputation of another; a false publication likely to bring another in disrepute?????A publication is defamatory when it tends to injure one?s reputation in the community and to expose him tohatred, ridicule, scorn, and contempt?. [Citationsomitted]. TRUTH is almost without exception (there are some very narrow exceptions beyond the scope of this writing) an absolute defense to a cause of action sounding in defamation. The recent defamation case involving Tom Cruise is interesting if only by the paucity of information (advance sheets, filings, etc.; I assume the same were sealed) surrounding a judgment entered in his favor in the amount of $10,000,000 (by default?/summaryadjudication?; a judgment is a judgment none-the-less). An actor is exactly that; viz., an actor. That Rock Hudson successfully portrayed virile, heterosexual men while in actuality being a homosexual, is a testament to the ?power? of the cinematic medium and/or the actor?s ability. As a heterosexual male I personally give Tom Cruise great credit for having accomplished anything during his marriage to Nicole Kidman inasmuch as I or any other male would probably dissipate all time and energy either having sex with her, or thinking about having sex with her (a ?hot number?). His former wife, Mimi Rodgers likened her own ?sexuality? to a ?musical instrument that needed tuning?, without accommodationby Cruise. Das Speagle magazine printed, that he(Cruise) was ?a sterile man with a low sperm count?. If San Francisco, CA., were his only community, his cause of action probably would not lie. However, as a top-shelf, world-class actor his ?community? is more than one city.


Media Filters During War: It is appropriate that a rule of reason be appliedwhere, in particular, the lives and well being ofsoldiers are on the line. Appropriately, a similarstandard is apposite where national security isimpacted (adversely). Specifically, though in thecontext of what has been referred to as a "cold war",in the case of United States v. Progressive, Inc., thecourt in granting the government's request for a preliminary injunction, held that the government hadmet the test previously enunciated in the New YorkTimes case; viz., that (in publication of certainportions of the article dealing with the mechanics ofan H-bomb) there existed a grave, direct, immediateand irreparable harm to the United States, furtherexpounding in pertinent part as follows: ".....What isinvolved here is information dealing with the mostdestructive weapon in the history of mankind,information of sufficient destructive potential tonullify the right to free speech and to endanger theright to life itself." Indeed, similar rationale has been applied and hasunderpinned controls on media access to actualmilitary operations. Consistent with (thankfully) theinclination of the judicial branch to defer to thejudgment of military experts on matters pertaining toactual conduct of an ongoing war, it is inferred thatthe Court would uphold restrictions on media access tomilitary operations as they have in other governmentcontrolled settings including prisons and militarybases.



Jurisdiction Over the Internet

It has been noted by commentators/authors that defining, establishing, and asserting jurisdiction are much more difficult in cyberspace than in the so called physical world inasmuch as, to restate the obvious, there is an absence of physical boundaries. Indeed, by way of illustration, the server for a particular company may be in one country, employees who access the server remotely in another, factories producing and/or distributing the products in yet other countries, and consumers buying and/or affected by the products virtually worldwide. The following links offer a competent view of some of the multitude of issues presented: http://www.jmls.edu http://www.gseis.ucla.edu/iclp/cyberjur.htm . For a more global perspective the following link is one of many to be followed: http://www.hg.org/tech.html . The notion of subject matter jurisdiction still operates within the same parameters; viz., federal courts having jurisdiction over issues governed by federal law (ie., bankruptcy, RICO, copyrite, patent, federal taxation, with exceptions for ancillary/pendant jurisdiction) and state courts having jurisdiction over issues governed by state law (ie., professional licensing, state tax, do-mestic). Personal jurisdiction is more problematic. Indeed, long-arm statutes still would be apposite, particularly for some torts more than others. In the sphere of contract law, it is a wise draftsman who would incorporate a forum selection clause in whatever cyber commerce/trans-action/contract he or she is involved in. In fact, I believe the same to be, from my own perspective, a wise addition to even a terms of service agreement as typically found on the web.




WGA Contracts

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) promulgates what is sometimes referred to as the WGA Agreement, WGA Contract, Minimum Basic Agreement, or MBA and constitutes what a member of said organization should expect in valuable (contractual) protections automatically by virtue of said membership. The Guild protections are minimum protections which can be enhanced contractually through negotiation. It should be noted that the aforesaid should be distinguished from, and is not apposite to a scenario in which the writer produces what is referred to as a ?work made for hire?, most likely in the context of a contractual agreement governing same, and/or employment relation-ship/agreement (wherein it is likely that the employer retains the rights to said work; ie., script, screenplay, etc.). A fairly recent addition to the Writers Guild Agreement was Article 49 which prohibits the submission of scripts without an option/purchase agreement in place or without specific permission. In an option/purchase agreement, the option price is the amount the producer pays to gain exclusive control over a particular piece of material (ie., script, screenplay, novel, etc.). The option will be for a particular duration, at the end of which period of time the producer must either ?exercise? his option (purchase the rights by paying the purchase price ? usually at time of exercise although that may vary) or lose the right to buy rights in the material. The rights the writer sells are the rights granted while those retained by the writer are the rights reserved. Reserved rights typically include stage rights, ?live? television rights, and radio rights. Some screenwriters may negotiate novelization rights. Book authors reserve the right to create author-written sequels/prequels with studios usually reserving a right of first negotiation/last refusal to buy the motion picture rights to such sequels. Representations and warranties are also set forth with the Guild insisting (via Article 28) that any warranties concerning material which may be based on actual persons be only ?to the best of the writer?s knowledge".

Scriptwriter?s Protection

As pertains to the subject matter, ?Creative Property?, it should be preliminarily noted that U.S. Copyright Law and the protection afforded thereunder derives from Article I, Section 8, of the U.S. Constitution which sets forth in pertinent part: ?The Congress shall have the power ?????? to promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries.? It should be further noted in accordance therewith that if the work is an original creation, then it is automati-cally protected under copyright law. ?Copyright protection subsists . in original works of authorship fixed in the tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either directly or with the aid of a machine or device. Pursuant to the current copyright act (as distinguished from the old act(1909)), no formalities are required and one owns a copyright in one?s work when it is written. The literary (or artistic) works must be original and fixed in a durable medium that can be perceived, repro-duced, or communicated. Importantly, an exception to the foregoing includes what is referred to as a ?work for hire? wherein it is the employer (ie., studio, etc.) that is deemed the author and holds the copyright. Depending upon when the work was created, the duration of a copyright is currently the life of the author plus 70 years. Anyone who violates any of the exclusive rights of the copyright owner is an infringer of the copyright in accordance with 17 U.S.C. ? 501 (a). In order to prevail in a suit predicated upon the foregoing, one must establish/ prove similarity, viz., that the infringer actually copied the work and had access to the similar work. One way to establish proof of creation is to register the work with the copyright office (Form PA, plus copy of script, plus fee $20). One may also accomplish said goal (re: proof) by (registering)submitting a screenplay to the Writers Guild of America Registration Office.

ASCAP Launches Infringement Actions against Establishments Performing Copyrighted Music without Permission


Monday January 24, 1:27 pm ET

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2005--Today, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers filed 24 separate copyright infringement actions against nightclubs, bars, and restaurants in 15 states and the District of Columbia. These establishments (listed below) have publicly performed the copyrighted musical works of ASCAP's songwriter, composer and music publisher members without receiving their permission to do so, resulting in lost income.

"Informing business owners of their obligations under Federal Copyright Law is one of ASCAP's key roles," said Vincent Candilora, Senior Vice President of Licensing at ASCAP. "We provide any business using music the opportunity to receive permission through acceptance of a license covering the use of over 8 million copyrighted songs and compositions, and we make every effort to educate business owners concerning their music licensing responsibilities. If our good efforts are ignored, then our only recourse is legal action."

During 2004, ASCAP achieved a 100% success rate with its copyright infringement litigation, with all concluded cases resulting in either a cash settlement or a judgment in favor of ASCAP members. This is significant as ASCAP represents over 200,000 member owners who, for the most part, are songwriters and composers who rely heavily on their ASCAP royalties, as well as ASCAP's enforcement efforts on their behalf. Over 86 cents of every dollar collected is distributed to its members, the music creators.

According to Vince Abbatiello, ASCAP Vice President of Sales and Director of General Licensing, "When business owners ignore their obligations and violate Federal Copyright Law, they are actually stealing from the songwriters and composers who created the music compositions that those businesses are using. Individual songwriters and composers are the ultimate small business people, working on their own with limited opportunity for sustained success. We only take legal action when all other means of resolution have been exhausted. But when we litigate on behalf of our members, our success rate is always very high. Business owners who ignore the Copyright Law in the belief that they can escape penalty should treat this very seriously. Don't steal our members' music."

Establishment, City and State:
Challengers, Pelham, AL
Back Porch, Tuscalossa, AL
Hard Dock Cafe, Decatur, AL
Saddlerack, Chandler, AZ
Josh Slocum's, Newport Beach, CA
Joe's Cafe, Branford, CT
Home Nightclub, Washington, DC
Jade, Miami Beach, FL
Estate (f/k/a Nocturnal), Chicago, IL
Hundred South Grille a/k/a 100 South Chop House, Elmhurst, IL
Le Passage/Yow Bar, Chicago, IL
Costello's, Jamaica Plain, MA
Buffalo Billiards, Gaithersburg, MD
American Sports Cafe, St. Paul, MN
Buffalo Tap & Grille, Savage, MN
Soulard Ale House, St. Louis, MO
Gilligan's, Surf City, NC
J. Lindsay's, Columbus, OH
Denim, Philadelphia, PA
R.P. McMurphy's, Holmes, PA
Wolfy's, Nashville, TN
Happy Town Karaoke, Houston, TX
OUI Club, Wichita Falls, TX
Scuttlebutts Restaurant and Bar, Lubbock, TX

About ASCAP

Established in 1914, ASCAP is the first and leading Performing Rights Organization in the U.S., representing the world's largest music repertory. ASCAP is committed to protecting the rights of its members by licensing and collecting royalties for the public performance of their copyrighted works, and then distributing these fees to the Society's members based on performances. Unlike the other American Performing Rights Organizations, ASCAP's Board of Directors is made up solely of writers and publishers, elected by the membership every two years. Every year ASCAP provides over $3 million dollars in special awards to promising music creators whose works may be performed in venues that may not be actively surveyed. And the ASCAP Foundation, established in 1975 by ASCAP members, has the mission of nurturing new talent and promoting music education. It has assisted countless aspiring music creators in career development and fulfillment.


Contact:
     ASCAP
     Pauline Stack, 212-621-6278
     pstack@ascap.com
Source: ASCAP

Paparazzi

The topic, ?paparazzi!?, apparently within the context of the Subject Matter, Privacy and Peace of Mind, seems, euphemistically speaking, oxymoronic. Indeed, the scenario concerning the paparazzi vis-୶is Arnold Schwarzenegger shortly after he had undergone heart surgery was appalling, outrageous, and beyond the bounds of legality; that is, a criminal act. In balancing the equities, no countervailing argument of 1st Amendment considerations could change the aforesaid scenario given the outrageousness of the act of cutting off the Schwarzenegger vehicle as one typically expects as a modus operandi of other criminals during, ie., a theft, robbery, hit/murder, kidnapping, etc..

[Dateline: 8-7-03
Parenthetically, the following should be noted:
Clintonian Davis is ?Totally Recalled? and ?Terminated?
Congratulations to the next Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and to California, as the state begins to dig itself out of the clintonian/davis/boxer/feinstein hole, years in the making. What still amazes me is how californians are loathe to posit responsibility for the state's current crisis with (all) those responsible; viz., boxer, feinstein, the clintons, etc.. Indeed, a wealth of gratitude is owed to Darrell Issa for his foresight and courage and who, for the sake of the state of California, should replace the incompetent, self-interested boxer or feinstein (whoever comes sooner although both have to go) who have been precipitous causes of california's crisis. While the state's turnaround will take time (and Arnold's efforts), the future of the State of California is now assured. Dateline:8-9-03 - One should not take new California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger lightly. He has global stature, says what he means, and means what he says. Indeed, even his films have presciently dealt with some of the crucial issues of the times; viz., ie., 'Total Recall'(energy); 'Sixth Day'(cloning); Terminator (potential for nuclear holocaust); etc.. A denizen of California himself, Peter Drucker has in his unsurpassed writings on management distinguished between being efficient and effective. For the sake of brevity let me assume arguendo, davis' (as well as fellow clintonians boxer's, feinstein's, etc.) efficiency based upon years of bureaucratic "experience", they have not been effective; that is, they have not done the right things for California (I think everyone would agree that the astute Herbert Hoover was efficient, but glaringly ineffective.) While I am sure Arnold and his people would not "approve" of the way I phrase the following, I must truthfully say that Californians are fortunate/lucky that he even wants to be governor of this clintonian/davis/boxer/feinstein mess called California and are lucky to have him as the 'People's Governor', as he puts it. In concluding, let me respond to the 'burned-out incompetent bureacrat davis' false rhetoric, that Arnold doesn't even know where Sacremento is; let every Californian remember that it has been most unfortunate for them that davis does (know where Sacramento is). This is Arnold's year. Congratulations to the next Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger and to the people of California. Dateline: 8-16-03
While there are innumerable reasons why Arnold Schwarzenegger will be the great and competent Governor of the State of California that he will be, even assuming arguendo, the only reason for same was that he has secured Warren Buffet as his economic advisor for California in this time of economic crisis, that of itself would be sufficient.While I am sure Arnold and his people would not "approve" of the way I phrase the following, I must truthfully say that Californians are fortunate/lucky that Buffet even wants to be economic advisor in this clintonian/davis/boxer/feinstein mess called California and are also lucky to have Arnold as the 'People's Governor', as he puts it. Indeed, as one can expect from the clintonian/incompetent davis, the state's crisis has not even been marginally addressed, much less solved, but rather for political expediency (typical modus operandi), deferred (until next year?). Bustamonte is a joke (as is davis), who is part of the problem (know nothing/do nothing) (as is davis) pandering (to the latino vote and others, as is davis). Ariana Huffington (conservative turned liberal - who stands for absolutely nothing/even her former marriage was a sham) is also a joke. Simple Simon blew his opportunity and , along with McClintock, Ueuberroth, etc., is (are) virtually unelectable as Governor of California. The clintonian davis/boxer/feinstein crowd (typically) disdainfully (of the California electorate) seem a bit too presumptuous in assuming what would necessarily have to be a combination of amnesiac stupidity, lack of resolve, and absence of courage among the Californians who have risen to the occasion (of crisis) and admirably "taken on the corrupt, bankrupt, inept clintonian/davis/boxer/feinstein machine", concomitantly saving themselves, their families, friends and the State of California thereby.
Congratulations to the next Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger and to the People of California.
Simple simon suffers from and still bears the mark of a loser, having blown his opportunity (through stupidity - "the fund-raising trap", etc.), being unelectable he hopes to blow California's only opportunity for a return to prosperity. Indeed, neither he nor the unelectables ueuberroth, huffington, etc., even dare to broach part of the problem in California to the tune of billions of dollars the state doesn't have, viz., illegal immigration. Any legally immigrated Latino should not fear this topic since addressing this problem would only innure to their own and their (legal) families' benefits in this now crisis situation. The incompetent davis of the incompetent clinton [clinton squandered the nation's cold war victory and surpluses and goodwill engendered thereby - communism is total b**l s**t (everyone is equal except some, bureacrats/party officials are more equal than others) and doesn't work/ask the Russians - and left the nation as he left arkansas, corrupt and a mess, last in almost every measurable category), boxer, bustamonte, feinstein, etc., mold (they must be held accountable for the state's crisis/predicament) is now supposedly signing a bill to grant drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants, as well as benefits (education, health, etc.) which is the height of absurdity (the State is broke from same, the highest energy costs in the nation thanks to the incompetent davis contracts, and the list goes on) having encouraged the deluge (pandered to "future potential voters", you know "crap on american soil", etc.). Arnold is himself a legal immigrant.
The following is also apposite:
MENU TITLE: Gang Crime Recordkeeping Series: NIJ Research in Brief Published: June 1994 (NCJ 148345) 20 pages Gang Crime and Law Enforcement Recordkeeping by G. David Curry, Richard A. Ball, and Robert J. Fox ------------------- EXCERPT 'Of the police departments reporting gang crime problems, almost all said they recorded the race or ethnicity of gang members. As with other types of data noted above, there was a difference between recording information and being able to report that information in summary form. Of the 72 large city police departments reporting gang crime problems, only 25 (35 percent) provided statistics on the ethnicity of identified gang members; of the 38 smaller cities, only 12 (32 percent) provided statistics on ethnicity. The ethnic composition of gang members in these cities remains predominantly black (48 percent) and Hispanic (43 percent). The black groups were made up primarily of African-Americans but also included Jamaicans and blacks of other countries.' The Color of Crime: a report on 1994 crime statistics, the most recent available. Major Findings: # There is more black-on-white than black-on-black violent crime. # Of the approximately 1,700,000 interracial crimes of violence involving blacks and whites, 90 percent are committed by blacks against whites. Blacks are therefore up to 250 times more likely to do criminal violence to whites than the reverse. # Blacks commit violent crimes at four to eight times the white rate. Hispanics commit violent crimes at approximately three times the white rate, and Asians at one half to three quarters the white rate. # Blacks are twice as likely as whites to commit hate crimes. # Hispanics are a hate crime victim category but not a perpetrator category. Hispanic offenders are classified as whites, which inflates the white offense rate and gives the impression that Hispanics commit no hate crimes. # Blacks are as much more dangerous than whites as men are more dangerous than women. Copyright ? 1999 by New Century Foundation Click here for more.


Congratulations to the next Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger and to the People of California.

Dateline: 8-23-03 If it is true as was just reported that a mobster/drug-money-laundering criminal/lightweight-by-any-standard-other-than-his-wasteline donald trump, (I have first hand experience with their crime family and their corruption back east) who along with members of his mob(ster) family should be in jail and typify part of america's problem today, did in fact make a call as reported to Arnold who took trump's call and who counts trump as his friend, then california has no future and the terminator might as well be terminated.

Dateline: 8-25-03 - Yes, It is True.

The Short Happy Political Life of Arnold Schwarzenegger : Political Epitaph (and message) - Never take a call from a corrupt, illegal drug money-laundering mobster (among other crimes) as donald trump [and/or members of his mob family, including, ie., u.s. federal employee maryanne trump, click here and particularly (regarding the trump mobsters) here and here and generally, here , all of whom should be in jail] nor consider him (them) your friend.

The trumps, being "bottom feeders" have despoiled the likes of new york, new jersey (totally disgusting place), and now california (if you could even imagine a more sordid scenario in the aforesaid pervasively criminal/corrupt states)].


Through implication (ie., court decisions construing amendments to the U.S. Constitution) and directly (ie., state constitutions, federal and state statutes), privacy rights have been recognized and upheld. The common law also provides for a cause of action predicated upon the tort of invasion of privacy. There are four acts which may underpin a(n) (tort) action for and qualify as invasion of privacy:

  1. The use of a person?s name, picture, or other likeness for commercial purposes without permission.
  2. Intrusion on an individual?s affairs or seclusion.
  3. Publication of information that places an individual in a false light (could also involve defamation).
  4. Public disclosure of private facts about an individual that an ordinary person would find objectionable.
As much as I would like to say otherwise, I would not ?bet the ranch? on a cause of action predicated upon the aforesaid as regards a ?newsworthy? photo of ie., a ?Hollywood star? (I must state my ?regret? at my own ?guilty pleasure? at checking out the ?Hollywood babes? in the tabloids when waiting in the checkout line at the supermarket; although, as a ?matter of principle? and in support of their privacy, I do not buy same).


'Only Mel Gibson, a notable member of the Hollywood entertainment media, has supported American interests through his art form. Jews predominate media ownership in terms of newspapers, publishing and Hollywood entrepreneurship, and hundreds of movies and TV programs have been produced depicting Hitler?s Holocaust made possible by gun control. Where are similar movies showing the persecution and much larger body count and suffering perpetrated by the communists of the former Soviet Union and Soviet Russia? How many of such productions have been released? It is quite clear that liberals didn?t appreciate Mel Gibson?s movie "The Patriot," because it clearly spelled out how a people were able to stand up to government tyranny via gun ownership. And now, an organization of "Jews" calling themselves the "Anti-Defamation League" is attacking Gibson?s artistic expression as he passionately tries to portray his passion for his religion. The ADL is a fraud! This is a contemptible minority organization of despicably intolerant anti-American, anti-Christian agitators and activists. The only ones they are protecting from defamation are Hitler and Mussolini in principle, and Joe Stalin and communism in total!' "Published originally at EtherZone.com : republication allowed with this notice and hyperlink intact." Mail this article to a friend(s) in two clicks! ------------------------ Ted Lang is a columnist for the The Patriotist and the Sierra Times He is a regular columnist for Ether Zone.

What a gutless wonder rupert murdoch is! Imagine. He buckles under to the Christ-killing-jew lobby that with typical paranoic fear of the truth has sought what every Christ-killing jew practices daily in covering up their crimes and the truth, censorship of the truth.(Always Remember: The Only Good Jew is a Dead Jew!) By failing to pick up Mel Gibson's Great and inspired work, 'The Passion', murdoch has proven to be just another fast buck artist contributing to the decline of the media in general, and television in particular ("reality shows", etc.). Maybe he can get that hypocritical slob/employee gingrich to do a little "schmoozing" for a few regulatory favors (since he certainly isn't good for much else).


  • Dateline: 9-4-03 On this day, I believe not coincidental that I was on my way to Kinko's to make some copies for legal papers that were to be filed on 9-5-03 against 2 typical hispanic criminals, I was threatened and then assaulted by an hispanic who lay in wait as I walked down 3rd street, LA (the little niggeria, little liberia, little mexico section adjacent to little tokyo). Indeed, I was hit from behind on the back side of my head more than once before I was able to block same with my arms and ultimately partially tackling this very heavy (more than 250 pounds) typically uncivilized hispanic. A struggle ensued as I was cognizant of and concerned with my documents which were to be filed. He continued to threaten to hurt me/"fuck me up" as I awaited an opportunity to break free and grab my case with legal papers, which I did, and then entered the first nearby open door after unsuccessfully failing to flag down passing motorists. The door was that of the little tokyo branch of the LA public library where after some initial difficulty I was able to call 911/LAPD. I emerged from the library to look for the LAPD squad car only to see the perpetrator threateningly coming back toward me. I went back toward the library door. This happened several times with my hope to "buy time" for the LAPD to arrive, and arrest this typical uncivilized hispanic/slob/criminal. So brazened was this clintonian/davis/bustamante uncivilized hispanic that he indeed did accommodate me in threateningly reapproaching me each time I emerged from near the library door. An LAPD squad car was passing (though not the one dispatched) and I flagged it down. I gave the description of the perpetrator to LAPD Officers Todd and Velasco who took off in the direction of the perpetrator and with great retention and eye were able to spot the perp as he was about to board a bus, and by blocking the bus were ultimately able to make the arrest. It was great LAPD police work. The perpetrator was also a (prior) sex offender.
    More police are necessary, LAPD's budget should be increased from whatever source:
    Rationale:
    (1) Educational funds are worthless in an environment of lawless uncivilized gang and other indigenous criminals who intimidate, threaten, harrass and commit crimes against children wanting to learn. (2)Health related funds or other programs are not salutary in a scenario of crimes against person and property in an atmosphere of intimidation, fear, and threats against person and property. (3) What businesses would locate or stay in a city/state as LA/CA in the clintonian/davis/boxer/feinstein/bustamante mold; ETC..
    A Great Job Well Done By LAPD!

      It is Time for Some Reality in California
    1. California doesn't need any more fruit pickers, gardeners, landscapers, maids, etc.; they are already reflected in california's fiscal crisis, adding little - and taking away much - by way of their contribution, along with that of their black ape brothers, to california's decline (Don't forget their "night/crime/jobs").
    2. Consistent with their mexican heritage (mexico a haven for criminals of all sorts - a cliche founded upon truth/banana republic/corruption/low productivity, etc.) , they are on permanent siesta and aren't very bright.
    3. The cliche (founded upon reality and truth) of hordes of hispanic animals (including illegals particularly) packed like the cockaroaches that they are in whatever dwelling, crapping on american soil to produce more "u.s. citizens" has overburdened all services and programs beyond reason.
    4. mcclintock, unelectable as Governor, is fast becoming best friend of the incompetent,corrupt clintonian davis/bustamante/boxer/feinstein team of california decline, and should be remembered as such.
    5. california is and america is fast becoming the land of the lowest common denominator. Arnold Schwarzenegger [whom I personally can no longer endorse, nor should the electorate endorse absent a disavowal and abrogation by Schwarzennegger of what has been widely disclosed as a self-proclaimed friendship with Arnold by mobster/criminal trump who should be in jail. Indeed, an illegal drug money laundering, bribe giving (among other crimes) mobster in significant part responsible for despoliation and decline in new york and the always disgusting new jersey, if not now california and as well, the u.s., as trump with direct line in and friend to governor Schwarzenegger, would be such a special interest as Arnold has quite correctly railed against. In fairness to Arnold, the u.s. has given the trumps cover; ie., federal judicial/corruption/employment (initials MTB stand for maryanne trump barry, click here , overlooking bankruptcy fraud, securities fraud, etc.]. Arnold is a winner . In stark contrast, the clintonian/davis/bustamonte/boxer/feinstein gang are collectively and individually proven losers for the state of california and have yet to be held accountable (and their last desperate attempts to smear Arnold contemptible and an enormous insult to the intelligence of and a gross disservice to all Californians). How pathetic. What losers the clintonian/davis/bustamonte/boxer/feinstein gang are. What a bunch of losers will californians be if they lack the resolve to throw the clintonian bumbs out.
    6. mcclintock, the "principled hypocrite conservative" (yes; after condemning acceptance of indian gaming money by other candidates, he took some himself). So the uncivilized perpetuate decline and fall through this black, brown, red, and as referred to by some as the "white niggers" (irish), along with the the Christ-killing jews, exacerbating the uncivilized scenario of decline. It must be the combined effects of crack, cocaine, alcohol, (and for indian "elders/wise men" particuarly) peyote, mescaline, and spirits in the sky, rocks, trees, etc.("too much peyote methinks"), now the aforesaid ethnic precursors of decline.

      Reality:
      Women's groups who condemn newly arrived Arnold for 30 years ago trying to "be one of the guys" with that typical california/la black hoe [while I have known many women in the biblical sense (I am exclusively heterosexual and "too territorial" for such (somewhat sordid) group activity], I also have never engaged in (the biblically proscribed act of) beastiality; that is, had sex with a black (female) ape (negroe), (and never will); although I must admit that the 2 non-mexican hispanics and my ex-wife (mistakes never to be repeated) come very close to exactly that, and cite the alleged gropes in an industry where far worse is common place, have less than zero credibility. Indeed, they were, as boxer, glaringly silent as to hillbilly clinton who has raped (ie., Juanita Broaddrick, etc.) click , sexually assaulted (ie., dismissal from Oxford, Katherine Willey, etc.), and a defacto party to murders to cover his crimes, click the following:page1, page2, page3, page4, page5, page6, and don't forget hillbilly clinton's partner in crime, hillary- Click here . Not even a whimper of protest from these "women's groups", nor from the clintonian hypocrite/incompetent boxer who hounded Bob Packwood from office for some "stolen kisses". Nor are the desperate, incompetent hypocrites focusing on the documented elder employee abuse at the hands of the proven incompetent slug, davis. CLICK HERE These desperate (but typical of their ilk) last minute smears on Arnold by the incompetent clintonian davis/bustamonte/boxer/feinstein crowd ignore the fact of Arnold having an enduring marriage in an industry where such is an extreme rarity, described by his wife as a great husband and father. Indeed, so "Hollywood-lite" was Arnold's alleged behavior where far worse is typical, if not even expected of the "virile, male action star" that even assuming (though I am not) the truth of same, though not laudable, given the "Hollywood context", the ineluctible question is, "Where's the beef?". The incompetent clintonian davis/bustamonte/boxer/feinstein gang can't discuss their clear record of failure for the state of california, so with the help of a (left-leaning) less than fair media, Arnold is the object of the typical smear campaign to the detriment of the state of california. Remember, hillbilly clinton's rape of Juanita Broderick was violent, among his other sexual assaults. Where was the clintonian davis/bustamonte/boxer/feinstein gang on criminal clinton's egregious acts? Former "ultra-conservative" (not long ago) now "ultra-liberal" publicity hound, arianna huffington (who literally drove her former husband into the arms of men, or alternatively, had a sham marriage ab initio) has zero credibility and has seen even her children abandon her owing to her broken promises to them.
      The hillbilly from arkansas, former "lord of the flies", with offices in harlem, n.y., with his "bros", and now a residence in ireland to appreciate his "white nigger" heritage (still up in the air in light of the documented fact of his questionable paternity - there have been conflicting claims - bastard-son-of-a-drunken-whore that clinton is, is ("what is the meaning?") an underlying cause of america's problems today after 8 years of "getting blown", launching "wag-the-dog" cruise missiles abroad, and squandering a long, hard fought cold war victory (consistent with his own leftist political persuasion). Clinton's communist china connection has been documented with authority (ie., 'Year of the Rat', Timberlake, etc.)along with his involvement in the illegal cocaine trade in mena, arkansas click here, and don't forget arkansas companies tyson foods, cocaine smuggled in frozen chickens click here (part of state police report also involving dan lasater, convicted cocaine distributor along with roger clinton, investigation ordered shut down by feds) , and Walmart, the first major importer/reseller of cheap communist china prison slave labor goods. Lest people forget, negroes sold other vanguished (by negroes) negroes into slavery at a time when slavery was globally accepted, to america's substantial detriment.
      I (and the rest of the world) will soon know whether civilized behavior in accordance with a meaningful rule of law (the only thing precluding devolution of the u.s. into chaos and anarchy) is even possible at all in the so-called u.s.

      In sum, californian's have the opportunity to rise above their (apparently deserved in light of clintonians davis/bustamonte/boxer/feinstein, p/t fruit pickers, gardeners- f/t criminals/illegal immigrants/ democrat voting block/supporters) moniker as the "land of fruits and nuts" and throw the corrupt, incompetent clintonian criminals out.
      It matters little to me,

      To Whom It May Concern:
      I hate Pat McCoid's and her family's guts; I hate Pat McCoid;
      I hate Pat M. I will have nothing whatsoever to do with them (as with
      the other RICO and other defendants set forth herein), directly or indirectly.
      The foregoing will never change, not ever!
      Al Peia
      Another message that won't ever change:
      I am interested in no real property whatsoever to resolve the RICO Litigation,
      but rather only in the very substantial money damages in accordance with law.
      Al Peia ,

      but it should matter a lot to you!

    MENU TITLE: Gang Crime Recordkeeping Series: NIJ Research in Brief Published: June 1994 (NCJ 148345) 20 pages Gang Crime and Law Enforcement Recordkeeping by G. David Curry, Richard A. Ball, and Robert J. Fox ------------------- EXCERPT 'Of the police departments reporting gang crime problems, almost all said they recorded the race or ethnicity of gang members. As with other types of data noted above, there was a difference between recording information and being able to report that information in summary form. Of the 72 large city police departments reporting gang crime problems, only 25 (35 percent) provided statistics on the ethnicity of identified gang members; of the 38 smaller cities, only 12 (32 percent) provided statistics on ethnicity. The ethnic composition of gang members in these cities remains predominantly black (48 percent) and Hispanic (43 percent). The black groups were made up primarily of African-Americans but also included Jamaicans and blacks of other countries.' The Color of Crime: a report on 1994 crime statistics, the most recent available. Major Findings: # There is more black-on-white than black-on-black violent crime. # Of the approximately 1,700,000 interracial crimes of violence involving blacks and whites, 90 percent are committed by blacks against whites. Blacks are therefore up to 250 times more likely to do criminal violence to whites than the reverse. # Blacks commit violent crimes at four to eight times the white rate. Hispanics commit violent crimes at approximately three times the white rate, and Asians at one half to three quarters the white rate. # Blacks are twice as likely as whites to commit hate crimes. # Hispanics are a hate crime victim category but not a perpetrator category. Hispanic offenders are classified as whites, which inflates the white offense rate and gives the impression that Hispanics commit no hate crimes. # Blacks are as much more dangerous than whites as men are more dangerous than women. Copyright ? 1999 by New Century Foundation

    The ravings of Al Quaeda or other terrorists? No. Should you be alarmed? A resounding YES.

    "They (MEChA) stand for Chicano power, the 'reqonquista' for Aztlan ? that's their little phrase for the Southwest United States ? and that the United States was stolen from Mexico, and they're going to reconquer it."

    "General membership shall consist of any student who accepts, believes and works for the goals and objectives of MEChA, including the liberation of AZTLAN, meaning self-determination of our people in this occupied state and the physical liberation of our land."

    California politicians who have never renounced their membership in the organization include Lieutenant Governor and current ex-officio UC Regent Cruz Bustamente, former State Assembly Speaker and Los Angeles mayoral candidate Antonio Villaraigosa, State Assemblyman Gil Cadillo and State Sen. Joe Baca.

    Unless americans everywhere, and Californians particularly fancy themselves as self-destructive if not suicidal (although review of the crime stats would indicate the latter), it's time to throw the clintonian, incompetent bumbs and buddies, davis and bustamonte, OUT .

    For more background, click here and also, here .

  • To Whom It May Concern:
    I hate Pat McCoid's and her family's guts; I hate Pat McCoid;
    I hate Pat M. I will have nothing whatsoever to do with them (as with
    the other RICO and other defendants set forth herein), directly or indirectly.
    The foregoing will never change, not ever!
    Al Peia
    Another message that won't ever change:
    I am interested in no real property whatsoever to resolve the RICO Litigation,
    but rather only in the very substantial money damages in accordance with law.
    Al Peia

    "Yes; tom tom mc tick tock is going to Disneyland, the fantasyland exhibit, where hypocrite would-be, wannabe spoiler can remain a legend in his own mind!"

    10-7-03 - Election Day
    ?I feel absolutely terrific,? said Davis, a Democrat, who voted in West Hollywood. ?I have always trusted the voters of California, and I know they?re going to do the right thing today.?

    Yes grey, they did (do the right thing today)!

  • "Kiss the Gun"

    And what gun might that be? Might that be the one between phil spector's legs that he couldn't get up? Indeed, with fellow Christ-killing jew bob shapiro on the case [remember him?; part of the "wet (d)ream team" (also including disbarred liar bailey, johnny the ape play the race card cochran, jew liar dershowitz) who got that murderous black ape simpson off, along with the corrupt/incompetent d(ucks)a(ss) office of 'steve the cooley'(in the garcetti tradition)], the bribe money must be flowing fast and furious.
    phil spector is guilty of murder and should be imprisoned without delay (charged and prosecuted).

    Spector Charged With Murder After Long Delay

  • 'Pud'

    No. I didn't mean 'Hud'. Not a remake of or reprising that newman role, 'Hud'. Not a typo. Yes, pud. Slang for phallus. And, what or who could more exemplify, be the epitome and embodiment of and bear uncanny resemblence to 'pud', and representative of the the total disconnect between reality and "valuation" on wall street than a guy aptly named 'dick' (grasso). Doesn't he look like a "pud"? Click here to understand grasso's and the nyse's links to illegal drug money laundering

    Click the Following Additional Links Concerning This "Mother of All Frauds" Perpetrated By the Criminal Fraud americans

    Many of my colleagues have encouraged me to write a response to Michael Medved's recent USA Today article in which he suggests that anyone who holds an opinion that the United States' lunar landings of the late 1960's and early 1970's were falsified for strategic benefit must be completely insane or mentally deficient. I, Bart Winfield Sibrel, am the writer, producer and director of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon, the documentary which inspired the recent Fox special, Conspiracy Theory: Did We Land on the Moon?, for which I served as senior consultant and key interviewee.

    Suggesting that the greatest event in human history was staged as a Cold War tactic to bluff the Soviet Union into a reserved nuclear posture, is, on the surface, seemingly preposterous. However, I, not Mr. Medved, have spent half a decade and $500,000 on research into just the possibility, as remote as it may be, that the boastful goal of a non-engineer politician in 1961 (John Kennedy) to "put a man on the moon by the end of the decade (December 31, 1969)" was a bite too large to chew.

    After all, two decades later, with much improved and superior technology to that of 1969, a mission only 1/100th as complicated, the Earth orbit of a telescope (Hubble), was nearly as many years behind schedule as the entire duration of the lunar landing goal, and then, after its sixth launch attempt, didn't even work when it arrived at its destination which is 1/1000th the distance to the moon. In addition, it took another two years to make the necessary repairs to get it operational. Even today, an unmanned probe (to Mars), the size of a large toaster, requires nearly ten years to develop. Mr. Medved, where is the logic in this?

    Unfortunately, Mr. Medved composed his article without even reviewing my film A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon? which contains newly discovered, unprecedented evidence consisting of a previously unseen, mislabeled, 31-year old unedited reel of footage from the first mission to the moon, Apollo 11, dated three days into the flight. In this footage Neil Armstrong himself is clearly visible staging part of the mission photography. Before I uncovered this mislabeled lost footage, and after three and a half years of research, I estimated the possibility of a government fraud of the lunar landings to be about 25%. After viewing this footage: 100%.

    It is a fact. Humankind has not stepped foot on the moon. End of story. Proof of this is in my film. This whole endeavor really pushes people's buttons when it come to national pride. That is why I open my controversial documentary with a Renaissance painting of the Tower of Babel and a Biblical quote, "When pride cometh, then cometh shame" (Proverbs 11:2). Rivalry among nations began with which civilization could build the tallest building. Sound familiar? I then show the Titanic and the quote, "The Ship that God Himself could not sink!" Finally, I quote Nixon referring to Apollo 11's landing on the moon as the greatest event since creation.

    When the USA Today writer refers to the crewmembers he doesn't even know as "brave astronauts" he clearly discloses his environmentally conditioned prejudice toward viewing this topic without any objectivity. If questioning the integrity of our government is so unpatriotic in his mind, he is forgetting that this is precisely how our nation was founded, questioning the ethics and motives of mother England. George Washington, the "Father" of our country, considered it a disgrace to his office to lie about the complete depravity of the condition of his army's morale, competence, resources and numbers against the attacking British army. He refused to "white wash" his dispatches to Congress in order to boost their pride or spirits. This kind of leadership, "I cannot tell a lie," is sorely missed in our government.

    Furthermore, I can only assume Mr. Medved was referring to me as the "utterly uncredentialed investigative journalist." Funny, isn't it, that those making such accusations about such emotionally provocative topics are often guilty of the very charges they unthoughtfully assert against others. Had he done his research before writing the article (I spent 5 years on this subject, interviewing hundreds of sources), he would have discovered that the "uncredentialed" affiliation I had at the time of the commencement of my investigative journalist's research was none other than NBC News.

    A little further investigation on Mr. Medved's part would have discovered that the NASA spokesperson on the program, Brian Welsh, definitely agreed with him in that he felt that his performance of impatient dismissive generalizations did not seem very convincing; rather, a point-for-point rebuttal would have been more appropriate. Apparently, in an effort to be better prepared in the future, Brian Welsh did his own off-the-record investigation with the special access privileges attack in November 2000 at age 42.

    When Fox pointed out that eleven Apollo astronauts all had non-space related fatal accidents within a twenty-two month period of one another, he failed to mention that the odds of this happening were 1 in 10,000. Oddly enough, these were the same odds given to a successful manned moon landing on its first attempt by a senior space program employee in the mid-1960's. Nevertheless, Mr. Medved does raise some very good questions that should be addressed. The first is, "why did the Russians not blow the whistle on such a fraud?"

    Because I strongly believe that the chief motive for the cover-up was to fool the Soviet Union into thinking that the US had superior missile technology that did not really exist, we need to understand how urgent and unprecedented a motive this was, note past occasions of now disclosed United States misinformation, analyze whether or not the Soviets had the capability to uncover it, and, if they did, question whether or not they would really broadcast this finding to the world. It is important to note, that at the dawn of the space race never before in human history had two "superpowers" each possessed the intercontinental nuclear missile capability of annihilating the other several times over from a location half way around the world.

    Perhaps a reminder is in order as well to mention the fact that during this period the Russians launched the first artificial satellite, the first human in space, the first human to orbit the Earth, the first space walk, the first woman in space, the first crew of three into space, and the first of two simultaneously orbiting spacecraft rendezvousing. For every twenty hours the US had spent in space at the time the Soviets had spent one hundred. Five times the experience and expertise!

    In 1994, our own government's watchdog agency, the General Accounting Office, reported, "The Star Wars Missile Defense System rigged tests to make it seem more advanced than it really was. The aim was to fool the Soviet Union about US strategic capability during the Cold War." How much more so was there the need in 1969 when there was genuine concern that "Sputnik 3" might have nuclear missiles on it for a first strike that would put the weapons within less than ten minutes from major targets in America? Furthermore, if the Soviets discovered the cover-up, at that time or years later, would it really be in their best interest to announce their finding to the world and thereby further escalate the tension between the superpowers? Better in my opinion, to hold on to such a juicy morsel and use it year after year to blackmail each succeeding US administration.

    Another overlooked intriguing fact is that NASA launched the TETR-A satellite just months before the first lunar mission. The proclaimed purpose was to simulate transmissions coming from the moon so that the Houston ground crews (all those employees sitting behind computer screens at Mission Control) could "rehearse" the first moon landing. In other words, though NASA claimed that the satellite crashed shortly before the first lunar mission ( a misinformation lie), its real purpose was to relay voice, fuel consumption, altitude, and telemetry data as if the transmissions were coming from an Apollo spacecraft as it neared the moon. Very few NASA employees knew the truth because they believed that the computer and television data they were receiving was the genuine article. Merely a hundred or so knew what was really going on; not tens of thousands as it might first appear.

    For the USA Today writer to equate believing in this cover-up with denying the Jewish holocaust of World War II simply proves the superficiality of his investigation caused by his misdirected patriotism, or as it has been historically noted, "Zeal without knowledge." Were there only three witnesses to World War II? Of course not, yet this is the total number of witnesses to landing on the moon in 1969. Never before in history had such an historic event been without independent press coverage. Whatever sound and pictures were distributed to the public were strictly controlled and previewed by the Federal Government.

    Could a fuzzy black-and-white television image be used to fool the public? Let's look at history. In the mid 1950's Time Magazine had on its cover " The Smartest Man in America" who was the latest winner on the popular TV game show The Sixty-four Thousand Dollar Question. It was later proven in a court of law that the man knew the answers in advance. Time Magazine was wrong! They were fooled just like the rest of us. In fact, in the Grand Jury investigation, it was later proven that one hundred twenty people who swore to God that they were telling the truth at the start of the investigation, in fact, lied to the Grand Jury!

    What about Apollo 13? When America allegedly put humans on the moon for the second time (Apollo 12), several TV viewers telephoned the networks and complained that reruns of I Love Lucy were being interrupted. What a coincidence that the very next mission to the moon involved "life and death" jeopardy. Peoples' interest in return trips to the moon was rekindled!

    What about the moon rocks? The Soviet Union never sent a manned mission to the moon, yet they have moon rocks. How did they get them? By unmanned probes and meteorites! The only time in history that an astronaut, Soviet or American, is said to have left the relative safety of Earth orbit and ventured through the Van Allen Radiation Belts, a twenty-five thousand mile thick band of intense radiation which surrounds the Earth beginning at an altitude of about one thousand miles, is going to the moon. The Soviets, with a five-to-one advantage in the early part of the space race, never once sent a human through the radiation belts to even orbit the moon.

    In 1998, the Space Shuttle flew to one of its highest altitudes ever, three hundred fifty miles, hundreds of miles below merely the beginning of the Van Allen Radiation Belts. Inside of their shielding, superior to that which the Apollo astronauts possessed, the shuttle astronauts reported being able to "see" the radiation with their eyes closed penetrating their shielding as well as the retinas of their closed eyes. For a dental x-ray on Earth which lasts 1/100th of? a second we wear a 1/4 inch lead vest. Imagine what it would be like to endure an hour and a half of radiation that you can see with your eyes closed from hundreds of miles away with 1/8 of an inch of aluminum shielding!

    After this new generation of NASA astronauts encountered this unpredicted surprise, CNN (another "uncredentialed" source) issued the following report, "The radiation belts surrounding Earth may be more dangerous for astronauts than previously believed (like when they supposedly went through them thirty years ago to reach the moon.) The phenomenon known as the 'Van Allen Belts' can spawn (newly discovered) 'Killer Electrons' that can dramatically affect the astronauts' health.

    It isn't an "utterly uncredentialed journalist" who is asserting that the Apollo 1 fire of January 27, 1967 that killed what would have been the first crew to walk on the moon just days after the commander, Gus Grissom, held an unapproved press conference complaining that they were at least ten years, not two, from reaching the moon. It is the dead man's own son, who is a seasoned pilot himself, and who has in his possession forensic evidence personally retrieved from the charred spacecraft (that the government has tried to destroy on two or more occasions), who is making this accusation. Mr. Medved, have you personally retrieved evidence from the space capsule to support your theory that this credible first hand assertion is unfounded?

    Anyone with the slightest open mind and truly objective thinking can conclude that when the assassin of President Kennedy was assassinated himself three days later, that something was awry. The moon landings cover-up is even grander, yet, obviously, not the first, and it is certainly not the first time, or the last, that the press at large was completely wrong.

    I sent a copy of this lost footage to every United States Senator and Congress Member (five hundred thirty-five), plus the president and the current director of the General Accounting Office. I have heard back from only four. In my letter I challenge them to summon Neil Armstrong himself to testify, under oath, whether or not he actually set foot on the moon in 1969. I caution them to get ready for the shock of their life. Oddly enough, in the thirty plus years since the event, Neil Armstrong has not granted, not even once, an on camera or independent print interview. Not to CNN, not to NBC, not to CBS, not to ABC, not to Time, Life or Newsweek. It is my conviction that he refuses to be interviewed because he does not want to lie. How does the lyric go? "Ask me no question, and I'll tell you no lies."

    Recently, however, I had the good fortune to show this falsified mission footage to Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Neil Armstrong's fellow crewmate. Quite startled and angry, he was most interested in how I attained this lost footage. He also threatened to sue me if I showed it publicly. Why? Because it is meaningless? If Mr. Medved is courageous, why not challenge me to a duel of the wits on his radio show for an open debate on this subject?

    Director's Commentary

    When rivalry among nations first reared its envious head thousands of years ago, the conquest was which civilization could build the tallest building, albeit by one story. Sound familiar? The monumental goal was never met and the project, the Tower of Babel, was abandoned in disgrace. At the dawn of the modern industrial revolution, the twentieth century, the largest single machine yet constructed by the hand of man was fashioned in 1912. It was boasted in print to be a marvel that, "God himself could not destroy." This great work of mankind, the Titanic, never even completed its first voyage. Richard Nixon was commander and chief during the reported Apollo landings on the moon. He called this historic occasion, "The greatest week since creation itself!"

    I am Bart Winfield Sibrel, the writer, producer, director of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon" (moonmovie.com), a controversial documentary which questions the authenticity of the manned moon landings some thirty-three years ago. As an investigative journalist I spent five years and $500,000 researching this topic which seems, on the surface, to be completely ludicrous. Then I came upon a highly credible source, in his late seventies, who I verified worked for the space program during the 1960's. He asserted, most confidently, that the Apollo moon landings were first, impossible, and second, falsified as a Cold War tactic to bluff the Soviet Union into thinking the United States had greater capability than it really did.

    I discovered that the highest ranking official at NASA resigned, without explanation, just days before the first Apollo mission. All three crew members of the first historic flight also resigned shortly thereafter. Neil Armstrong, the most famous astronaut because of supposedly being the first man on the moon, refused to even appear in a single still picture on the moon! Aside from the initial press conference immediately following the event, in which he seems very disgruntled, he has not given a single interview on the subject, in print or on camera, to anyone . . . ever! Some photography allegedly from the moon contain shadows that intersect with each other. (NASA claims that only sunlight was used and the sun always casts parallel shadows.)

    In my research at NASA I uncovered, deep in the archives, one mislabeled reel from the Apollo 11, first mission, to the moon. What is on the reel and on the label are completely different. (I suspect an editor put the wrong label on the tape thirty-three years ago and no reporter ever had the motive to be as thorough as I.) It contains an hour of rare, unedited, color television footage that is dated by NASA's own atomic clock three days into the flight. Identified on camera are Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, and Michael Collins. They are doing multiple "takes" of a single shot of the mission, from which only about ten seconds was ever broadcast. Because I have uncovered the original unedited version, mistakenly not destroyed, the photography proves to be a clever forgery! Really! IT MEANS THEY DID NOT WALK ON THE MOON! (See "Uncovered Footage Described" from the home page.)

    A USA Today writer composed an article calling my assertion "impossible" without even viewing "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon" which contains the unprecedented footage, that I believe, would prove the fraud in a court of law! A friend of mine brought to my attention a human condition called, "Cognitive Dissonance." That is when someone has a long held belief rooted so deeply in their psyche that they can not see anything else, even if visible facts present themselves that prove contrary to their belief. The pride inducing moon landings can certainly cloud some people from seeing the distasteful truth. I showed this key footage to a retired military officer who believed in the moon landings. He actually walked out of my house when he saw it! (See no evil.) I was "dissing" America in his mind, even if it was true.

    American military and political leaders "dissed" their own country when they falsified history by refusing to accept public defeat after John Kennedy pledged to "Put a man on the moon by the end of the 1960's." "When pride comes, then comes disgrace." (Proverbs 11:2) The government had already spent an equivalent of one hundred thirty-five billion dollars of taxpayer's money and disclosing their weakness to fulfill the boastful goal was apparently too much for their pride, or reelection chances, to endure. There was strategic advantage to the Soviet Union thinking the United States was that capable. It boosted national spirit during the Vietnam War. It made friends of friends in the government very, very rich.

    Twenty years after Apollo, with much improved and superior technology than that of 1969, a mission only 1/100th as complicated, the earth orbit of a telescope (Hubble), was nearly as many years behind schedule as the entire development of the lunar landing program, and then, after five failed launch attempts, didn't even work when it arrived at its destination which was only 1/1000th the distance to the moon. In addition, it took another two years to make the necessary repairs to get it operational. Even today an unmanned space probe the size of a toaster oven requires nearly ten years to develop. In hindsight, isn't this rather odd?

    At the time, with the advent of color TV's, mobile phones and microwave ovens, was perhaps our faith in the technological era overconfident? Could this belief have been taken advantage of? Could a fuzzy black-and-white television image be used to fool the public? Let's look at history. In the mid 1950's Time Magazine had on its cover "The Smartest Man in America" who was the latest winner of the popular TV game show "The Sixty-four Thousand Dollar Question". It was later proven in a court of law that the man knew the answers in advance! Time magazine was wrong! The story on the cover of their magazine was an absolute lie! The media was deceived themselves to better deceive the public! One big manipulation . . . and it was for only sixty-four thousand dollars.

    This whole endeavor really pushes peoples' buttons when it comes to national pride. If questioning the integrity of our government is unpatriotic, then I am in good company, for this is precisely how our nation was founded. George Washington, the "Father" of our country, considered it a disgrace to his office to lie about the complete depravity of his army's morale, competence, resources and numbers against the attacking British army. He refused to "white wash" his dispatches to congress in order to falsely boost their pride or spirits. This kind of leadership, "I cannot tell a lie," is sorely missed in our government.

    I believe that the chief motive for the cover-up was to fool the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War into thinking that the US had superior technology that did not really exist, although pride, a Vietnam war distraction and misallocation of funds made it most beneficial as well. At the dawn of the "Space Race" never before in history had two "superpowers" each possessed the missile capability of annihilating the other several times over from a location half way around the world. The Russians launched the first artificial satellite, the first man in space, the first man to orbit the earth, the first space walk, the first woman in space, the first crew of three into space, and the first of two simultaneously orbiting spacecraft. For every twenty hours the US spent in space the Soviets spent one hundred! Five times the experience and, therefore, expertise.

    In 1994, our own government's watchdog agency, the General Accounting Office, reported, "The Star Wars Missile Defense System rigged tests to make it seem more advanced than it really was. The aim was to fool the Soviet Union about US strategic capability during the Cold War." How much more so was there the need in 1969 for misinformation when there was concern, now admitted irrational, that "Sputnik 3" might have nuclear missiles on it for a first strike that would put the weapons within less than ten minutes from major targets in America? If the United States could put a man on the moon . . . maybe they would back off a little bit.

    Never before in history had such an historic event been without independent press coverage. There were, after all, only three first hand witnesses to each moon landing. Whatever sound and pictures were shown to the public were strictly, and completely, controlled and previewed, by the federal government before they were broadcast or distributed to the populous. They went up in the rocket for sure. They splashed down in the ocean for sure. The newly discovered footage, however, clearly proves that they stayed in earth orbit for the entire eight days of each Apollo mission. Anyone open-minded can conclude that when the assassin of President Kennedy was assassinated himself three days later, that something was awry regardless of what the appointed politicians by the powers that be told the public.

    Everyone who does wrong has their reasons. While the Cold War deception of advanced "Star Wars" technology that did not exist seems irrelevant today, acknowledging to the public that the greatest achievement of the United States, and supposedly the world, was an outright fraud, regardless of the motive, is likely more than our leaders have the character to admit. George Orwell said, "Whoever controls the past, controls the future." That is why the truth must come out. As our national budget quadruples in increase every year to that of the cost of living, those in power seem helpless to stop the beast they have created. When will it end? What will it take to stop it? A revelation such as this.

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    Bio

    Professor James McCanney M.S. is a physicist who has spent decades promoting his theoretical work showing that the solar system is ever changing and is electrically active. These theories have been confirmed with space probe data and prove that there are definite Earth effects resulting from our sun's electrical activity. He has openly opposed NASA's view that outer space is electrically neutral.

    McCanney was a faculty member of the Physics and Mathematics departments of Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. He has researched theoretical Celestial Mechanics and Plasma Physics (for the layman, these are the studies of planetary motion and electrified gases in outer space), and has presented his theories at the Los Alamos National Laboratories and American Geophysical Union.

    "Few people know that while we were not going to the moon in the 70's and while nasa was tearing down and destroying the physical complex and all records of the Saturn V moon rockets and the Apollo program, the Russians were launching daily and created a knowledge of how to live in space ... today we have NO ability to go into space ..." He goes on to discuss the radiation as conclusively preclusive of the purported "Apollo Missions".

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    Comment from Buzz Aldrin<

    Well you're talking to the wrong guy! Why don't you talk to the administrator at NASA? We were passengers.
    Buzz Aldrin Apollo astronaut

    This noteworthy comment by Buzz Aldrin was made after seeing a video produced by fellow researcher Bart Sibrel.

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    Other than fulfillment of "novellic prophesy" of William Golding (author of 'Lord of the Flies'), as successor (to lords of the flies, bush,sr., clinton) lord of the flies, I think NOT (this is no endorsement of the clintonian alternative).

    Living proof that alcohol destroys brain cells:

    Is there really, truly a doubt in anyone's mind that George Bush didn't actually choke while eating a pretzel, but rather blacked out while having "slipped/relapsed" and having drunk himself into a stupor.

    As flies to a dung heap, they come to america where "rummy-dummy-dubya" is pre-ordained and destined to reprise the role of "senior" as "beelzebubush" in this modern-day, real-life (in the u.s.) equivalent of and as, "lord of the flies".

    So long as it is not criminal american "democracy"!

    You see, democracy doesn't really exist in this corrupt criminal fraud of a nation, america. - more on this to come-