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DECEMBER CALENDAR
Mon. Dec. 1, 9-1, reggae. record spin SUCKER FREE
Wed. Dec. 3, 8-12 Larry's Karaoke
Thu. Dec. 4, 8-12 SAM'S DJ SET
Fri. Dec. 5 9-1, rock JIMBO TROUT & THE FISH PEOPLE
Sat. Dec. 6, 9-1 rockn'roll HONEYDUST
Sun. Dec.7, 8-11, OPEN MIC w/New Moon Players
Mon. Dec. 8, 8-12, record spin, raggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. Dec. 10, 8-11, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. Dec. 11, 8-11, SWEETNESS
Fri. Dec. 12, 9-1, PINK SABBATH CD RELEASE
Sat. Dec. 13, 9-1, junkyard blues, 5 COFFEE
Sun. Dec.14, 8-11, OPEN MICw/New Moon Players
Mon. Dec. 15, 8-12, record spin, raggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. Dec. 17, 8-12, LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. Dec. 18, 8-11, KEVIN THOMPSON
Fri. Dec. 19, 9-1, record spin, raggae SUCKER FREE FRIDAY
Sat. Dec. 20, 9-1 gypsy funk ska MAD MAGGIES
Sun. Dec.21, 8-11, OPEN MICw/New Moon Players
Mon. Dec. 22, 8-12, record spin, raggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. Dec. 24, 8-12, Christmas Party & LARRY'S KARAOKE
Thurs. Dec. 25, 8-11, HOLIDAY SURPRISE
Fri. Dec. 26, SWEETNESS
Sat. Dec. 27, 9-1 POTS & PANS
Sun. Dec.28, 8-11, OPEN MICw/New Moon Players
Mon. Dec. 29, 8-12, record spin, raggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. Dec. 31, 7:30 pm to 2:00 am NEW YEARS EVE
MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER
SWEETNESS
JENNY KERR BAND
December, 2008 Volume 33, Number 12

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ARTICLES:
Civil War in Mexico Spreading to U.S. By Larry Pratt
Mexican officials frequently lecture the U.S. about our supposedly loose gun laws that are blamed for spreading anarchy south of our borders. Mexic
Readers Rally, Coastal Post Prints,
Infusion of financial support from Coastal Post readers in November made December's print edition happen and killed last month's prediction that th
We've Been Conned With Rahm Israel Emanuel's Appointment By Paul Craig Roberts
November 09, 2008 "Information Clearinghouse" -- If the change President-elect Obama has promised includes a halt to America's wars of aggression a
Twenty Salmon Species Face Extinction By Karen Nakamura
November and December herald the spawning season for Coho salmon and steelhead trout in Marin. Last year's tragically low run brought home the real
Israel Continues Starvation of Gazans Despite UN Pleas by The Irish Sun
In what the UN has described as collective punishment, the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip continues. Notwithstanding 56% of the 1.5 million
Gaza's Death Throes, And No One's Listening by Sonja Karkar, The Electronic Intifada
Palestinians wait to fix their old portable "primus" stoves which burn diesel fuel at a shop in the Beach refugee camp in Gaza City, 25 November 20
Bush Cuts Medicaid, Guts Endangered Species Act, Increases Pollution
The Progress Report Having promised to "sprint to the finish" of his second term and "to remain focused on the goals ahead," President Bush is "wor
Austrian Government Study Confirms Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Threaten Human Fertility and Health Safety
Non-GMO advocates, who have warned about this infertility link along with other health risks, now seek an immediate ban of all GM foods and GM crops t
Continuing Foreclosure Crisis Takes Homelessness To A New Level By Sharon Secor
All News, Economic News, US News The foreclosure crisis continues to strike at American homeowners, something that has produced a new to this gener
Bush's Last 100 Days the Ones to Watch By Jesse Jackson
November 4, 2008 "Chicago Sun-Times" -- The air crackles with anticipation. Fingers are crossed. It gets hard to breathe. Hope, for so long locked
2009 Medicare Part D Premiums To Rise Dramatically Over 2 Million Low Income Beneficiaries At Risk
Skyrocketing prices and plan changes leave low-income beneficiaries to navigate confusing system in search of affordable drug coverage USA - Over 2
Israel's Enormous Web Of Unlawful Practices Is Devastating Palestinian Society by United Nations Observer
UN Chairman of Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Underlines Interlocking, Reinforcing Relationship Between Human Rights, Potentia
Afghan Girl Begs for Bread, Prays for Help By Atia Abawi, CNN
KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Little Banafsha wakes up in her small mud home, has a cup of tea and braces herself for the day ahead. She is just 11 y
Targeting Haiti`s Symbolic Leader In Exile: Aristide By Stephen Lendman
Repeated false stories of corruption against President Aristide are part of a continuing disinformation campaign against him that began when he fir
Take Action to Prevent Regulations Banning Protected Supplements From Interstate Commerce
Despite clear protection for all supplements covered by the 1994 Dietary Supplements and Health Education Act (DSHEA) in the FDA Amendments Act of
18th Annual Bolinas World Faire Dec. 20-21
The 18th annual BOLINAS WORLD FAIRE will be held, December 20 & 21, at the Bolinas Community Center, in beautiful downtown Bolinas. This popular ev
A Plea from Israel Come, Obama, Change My Life By Eanetti
November 07, 2008 --- Obama my dear, they tell me that you are going to change the world. Do me a favor, come and change my life personally. Co
Blood Test Can Spot Risks for Heart Attack, Stroke By Rob Stein Washington Post Staff Writer
Blood Draw, Combined With Widely-Used Drug Could Be a Big Step in Prevention A highly anticipated study has produced powerful evidence that a simpl
Attack Of The Nanoparticles By Ian Sample, science correspondent (The Guardian)
Report: Hundreds of consumer products made with nanoparticles, which can be 100 times smaller than a virus, are already on the market, despite an almo
China Slashes Interest Rates As Panic Spreads By Malcolm Moore in Shanghai
The People's Bank of China cut interest rates by more than 1pc point as the economy crumbles and millions of jobs are predicted to go ahead of Christm
European Lawmakers Break Gaza Siege, Deliver Medical Supplies
Nov. 8, Jerusalem (PTI): Defying an Israeli blockade, a boat carrying eleven European lawmakers, has arrived in Hamas controlled Gaza Strip on Satu
FDA Silence On Cure for Cancer This article was written to reveal that there are proven cancer cures that go unused. By Bill Sardi and Timothy Hubbell
(National Health Federation) It works 100 percent of the time to eradicate cancer completely, and cancer does not recur even years later. That is h
Medicare Part D And The Gift of Good Health By Grace-Marie Turner
The holiday season is here again. But amidst the hustle and bustle of gift-giving and family get-togethers, seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D sho
Holy Land Charity Guilty Of Funneling Money For Hamas Social Services
November 24, 2008: Over a year after escaping the first trial because of a declared mistrial the Holy Land Foundation was found guilty of 108 count
Israel Tasked With Spying On Americans
James Bamford, a celebrated journalist who writes about US intelligence agencies, maintains that the bugging of the entire two networks, `carrying
A Pact With The Devil By Pepe Escobar
November 17, 2008 "Asia Times" -- WASHINGTON - The big bang is not that Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's majority Shi'ite/Kurdish 37-member cabine
Palestinian Children In The Crosshairs Media Silent On Evidence Of Israeli Targeting Of Youngsters
(medialens) - On the afternoon of Thursday 28 February, 2008, a group of Palestinian boys were playing football on some open ground near their home
More Worms In The Capitalist Apple By Edward W. Miller, MD
With the Dow dropping over 499 points in two consecutive days and resting around 7500, the value of 401Ks dropping sharply, and over 27,000 American
New Deal? We Need A New Deck! By Frank Scott
We enter the season of frenzied consumption with our economy in its worst condition in more than a generation. This means we won't be able to cele
Moo Town News BY Judy Borello
Remembering The Man from The Point When Joseph H. Mendoza died on October 25th of this year, that date had long been a day of reflection for me bec
DECEMBER Dance Palace Special Events
38th ANNUAL DANCE PALACE HOLIDAY CRAFTS FAIR Ceramics, toys, ornaments, clothing, jewelry, and more will be on sale at this annual holiday fair-wit
Japan To Begin Cruel Whale Hunt
(Nov. 19, 2008)-- The clock is ticking for whales this week as the Japanese ready their harpoons for the five-month long whaling season during whic
Can George W. Bush Pardon' Himself? By Stephen M Brown, AlterNet
Charlotte Dennett promised that, if she won her race for attorney general of Vermont in the recent election, she would prosecute George W. Bush for
Winning The War On Health By Stephen Simac
The Health Care system, as it's euphemistically called, costs Americans over $2 trillion per year. That's not even counting lost economic value fro
LETTERS To THE EDITOR
Change Means Dysfunction Left Behind This is what the Obama election and "change" mean to me-ten long years of Republican and Democrat dysfunctiona
West Marin Transit Needs Assessment
Marin Transit is conducting a community based transportation study to understand transit needs in West Marin. Please attend an upcoming public meet
New Year's Eve Community Center Fundraiser With Dgiin
No reason to go over the hill this New Year's Eve! The Stinson/Bolinas MORE LIBRARY HOURS FUND is throwing its First Annual New Year's Eve Gala at
NIC Report Predicts End of US Dominance By Julian Borger, diplomatic editor
(The Guardian) National Intelligence Council report repudiates Bush administration's foreign policy with sobering analysis. The United States' lead
Two More U.S. Military Units Assigned For Homeland Security By Paul Joseph Watson(Prison Planet)
Northcom has announced that two more U.S. military units will be assigned for domestic homeland security missions, bringing the total number of combat

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EDITOR-PUBLISHER: Don Deane
NEWS STAFF: Steve Simac, Karen Nakamura, Terri Alvilla. CONTRIBUTORS: Alex Horvath
COLUMNISTS: Judy Borello, Larry Kelly, Ed Miller, J. Pontacq, Frank Scott, Norman Solomon
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ART DIRECTOR: Stacey Henderson
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The Coastal Post is a newspaper of general circulation published on or about the 1st of every month in Marin County, CA. With a monthly readership of about 30,000 and crculation of over 9,000, the newspaper is free in communities throughout Marin and on the World Wide WEB. Subsrciptions are payable in advance, six months $15, one year $30 by sending a check to P.O. Box 31, Bolinas, CA 94924. PHONE (415) 868-1600 FAX (415) 868-0502. http://wwww.coastalpost.com EMAIL: editor@coastalpost.com

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