Daily Archives: October 30, 2011

The Patriot Act Anniversary Week Round-Up (from ACLU – October 28 2011)


The Patriot Act Anniversary Week Round-Up (from ACLU - October 28 2011)

The Patriot Act Anniversary Week Round-Up (from ACLU - October 28 2011) Click here to access the story at ACLU)

Ron Paul on Larry King CNN


Ther Dreamers: (“People Have the Power” – Patti Smith)


 


Bernardo Bertolucci‘s film of love, romance, revolution and cinema. Starring Eva Green, Louis Garrel and Michael Pitt.

The song for this tribute video is “People Have The Power” by Patti Smith and following are the lyrics:

I was dreaming in my dreaming

Of an aspect bright and fair
And my sleeping it was broken
But my dream it lingered near
In the form of shining valleys
Where the pure air recognized
And my senses newly opened
I awakened to the cry
That the people / have the power
To redeem / the work of fools
Upon the meek / the graces shower
It’s decreed / the people rule

The people have the power
The people have the power
The people have the power
The people have the power
[ Lyrics from: Vengeful aspects became suspect
And bending low as if to hear
And the armies ceased advancing
Because the people had their ear
And the shepherds and the soldiers
Lay beneath the stars
Exchanging visions
And laying arms
To waste / in the dust
In the form of / shining valleys
Where the pure air / recognized
And my senses / newly opened
I awakened / to the cry

Refrain

Where there were deserts
I saw fountains
Like cream the waters rise
And we strolled there together
With none to laugh or criticize
And the leopard
And the lamb
Lay together truly bound
I was hoping in my hoping
To recall what I had found
I was dreaming in my dreaming
God knows / a purer view
As I surrender to my sleeping
I commit my dream to you

Refrain

The power to dream / to rule
To wrestle the world from fools
It’s decreed the people rule
It’s decreed the people rule
Listen
I believe everything we dream
Can come to pass through our union
We can turn the world around
We can turn the earth’s revolution
We have the power
People have the power …
[Lyrics From: http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/p/patti_smith/people_have_the_power.html ]

V For Vendetta – Best Part Ever!!! (Evey’s awakening: living without fear)


V for Vendetta: The Story Scene


Michael Moore Stands with Occupy Oakland at Oscar Grant Plaza (10/28/11)



“Not being here and watching from afar what took place here was really horrifying — to see this, in this country. … I think all of us want to send our best wishes, our prayers, our good karma, everything that we can muster to Scott so that he is better and well. … Let’s have 30 seconds of silence in honor of Scott Olsen and our hope that he will recover quickly from his injuries.” — Michael Moore at Occupy Oakland, Friday, October 28th, 2011