The HempFarm Report

Sept. 2005

Welcome to the latest HempFarm Report from

What else is there to talk about than Hurricane Katrina, the latest example of Criminal Negligence from the Bush Brain Trust.

Despite Bush Administration claims that there was no way to predict or stop the catastrophe caused by Hurricane Katrina, they're just shoveling bullshit down our throats.

While pouring our tax money into their Oil War and Halliburton, the Bush administration ignored every expert opinion and slashed the FEMA and Army Corp of Engineers budgets for upgrading the pumps and levees around New Orleans.

Bush's political appointees have turned the emergency response of the "Richest Nation on Earth" into a sad joke as FEMA personal refuse truckloads of water from Wal Mart, and doctors and supplies from Cuba. Once again the lives of the American people are worth less than the immature politics of Ignorance and Greed.

Even the corporate mass media can't hide the embarassing lack of a Federal Response, as Americans across the political spectrum, from Kanye West to conservative politicians are putting a fire under Bush's ass to DO HIS FUCKING JOB and PROTECT THE PEOPLE of America instead of simply lying to their faces while they die (again, and again).

And finally, to prove the absolute farce of George Bush's claims on "Good Morning America" that he didn't think "anyone anticipated the breach of the levees," even Mr. Bill knew more than our "War President" and his Political Appointees."

With a government like Bush's, who needs enemies?
Zed B. Starkovich

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News & Info:

Why FEMA Was Missing in Action
By Peter G. Gosselin and Alan C. Miller
LA Times - 9/05/05
While the federal government has spent much of the last quarter-century trimming the safety nets it provides Americans, it has dramatically expanded its promise of protection in one area — disaster. Since the 1970s, Washington has emerged as the insurer of last resort against floods, fires, earthquakes and — after 2001 — terrorist attacks. But the government's stumbling response to the storm that devastated the nation's Gulf Coast reveals that the federal agency singularly most responsible for making good on Washington's expanded promise has been hobbled by cutbacks and a bureaucratic downgrading.

Despite Warnings, Washington Failed to Fund Levee Projects
By Richard A. Serrano and Nicole Gaouette
LA Times - 9/04/05
To cut spending, officials gambled that the worst-case scenario would not come to be. For years, Washington had been warned that doom lurked just beyond the levees. And for years, the White House and Congress had dickered over how much money to put into shoring up century-old dikes and carrying out newer flood control projects to protect the city of New Orleans.

No Doubts: Global Warming Is Real, U.S. Experts Say
Reuters - 12/3/03
There can be no doubt that global warming is real and is being caused by people, two top U.S. government climate experts said.

Many Ice Caps Likely To Disappear Within 15 Years
Ohio State University Research Communications - 2/18/2001
Many glaciers and ice caps atop mountains in Africa and South America will probably have melted within the next 15 years because of global warming and little can be done to save them, an Ohio State University researcher explained today.

Four in 9/11 Plot Are Tied to Qaeda in 2000
By Douglas Jehl
The New York Times - 8/09/05
Washington - More than a year before the Sept. 11 attacks, a small, highly classified military intelligence unit identified Mohammed Atta and three other future hijackers as likely members of a cell of Al Qaeda operating in the United States, according to a former defense intelligence official and a Republican member of Congress.

Crimes Against Nature
By Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Rolling Stone - 11/19/2003
Bush is sabotaging the laws that have protected America's environment for more than thirty years.
Biomass Could Reduce CO2 Emissions, Report Says
Reuters - 11/19/2004
Using biomass, a type of fuel made of materials such as wood and manure, instead of coal to generate electricity could lower the world's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and create jobs, a report said Thursday.
Court Rules Hemp Products Not Drug Related
Associated Press - 2/7/04
Rejecting one front of the government's drug war, a federal appeals court has ruled the United States cannot ban the sale of food made with natural hemp that contains only trace amounts of the psychoactive chemical in marijuana.

Global Warming: the Quadrillion Dollar Question
By Alister Doyle
Reuters - 10/27/03
With solutions costing up to a mind-numbing $18,000,000,000,000,000, it is among the most expensive questions in history -- "How do you stop people from causing dangerous global warming?"

Audio & Video:

Kanye West on George W. Bush
Kanye West goes "off script" and speaks the nasty truth about the priorities of George W. Bush.

Hurricane Sluggo (2004)
This PSA shows George Bush's claims on "Good Morning America" that he didn't think "anyone anticipated the breach of the levees," are an absolute farce. Even Mr. Bill knew more than our "War President" and his Corporate Conservative "Advisors" about the security of our nation.

By Howard Beale, Rage Against the Machine, and Zed B. Starkovich
I think Rage Against the Machine and the makers of the movie 'Network' will echo the sentiment of this little ditty: It's time to stop the madness and stand up for our rights!

Conspiracy Theory Rock
By Robert Smigel
Shown once on SNL, then banned forever, this little cartoon sums up the state of today's Mass Media.

Hemp for Victory (small)
By the U.S. Department of Agriculture (1942)
Here's the film our Federal Government made, and now says doesn't exist. If you think Hemp as a natural resource is a Hippie pipe dream, try not to blow your mind on the truth.

Books of the Month:

The End of Oil:
On the Edge of a Perilous New World

By Paul Roberts

From the Inside Cover:

Petroleum is now so deeply entrenched in our economy, our politics, and our personal expectations that even modest efforts to phase it out are fought tooth and nail by the most powerful forces in the world: companies and governments that depend on oil revenues; the developing nations that see oil as the only means to industrial success; and a Western middle class that refuses to modify its energy dependent lifestyle.


The Fluoride Deception

By Christopher Bryson

From the Inside Cover:

The Fluoride Deception unearths the mystery of how a grim workplace poison and the most damaging environmental pollutant of the cold war was added to our drinking water and toothpaste.