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SEPTEMBER CALENDAR
Wed. Sept. 2, 8-12, LARRY’S KARAOKE
Thurs. Sept. 3, 8-12, ALL MY PRETTY ONES
Fri. Sept. 4, 9-1, JIMBO TROUT & THE FISH PEOPLE
Sat. Sept. 5, 9-1 DANNY MONTANA & THE BAR ASSOCIATION
Sun. Sept. 6, 8-11, SNAKE PLISSKIN QUINTETE
Mon. Sept. 7, 8-12, rec. spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. Sept. 9, 8-12, LARRY’S KARAOKE
Thurs. Sept. 10, 8-11, ENDLESS NEST & INDIAN SUMMER
Fri. Sept. 11, Americana HONEY DUST
Sat. Sept. 12, 9-1, rockn’ blues JEB BRADEY BAND
Sun. Sept. 13, 8-11, OPEN MIC with DIANA
Mon. Sept. 14, 8-12, rec. spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. Sept. 16, 8-12, LARRY’S KARAOKE
Thurs. Sept. 17, 8-12, FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT
Thurs. Sept. 24, 8-12, LADIES NIGHT
Fri. Sept. 18, 9-1, THE THUGS
Sat. Sept. 19, 9-1, rock THE MUSHROOMS
Sun. Sept. 20, 8-12 OPEN MIC New Moon Players
Mon. Sept. 21, 8-12, spin, reggae SUCKER FREE
Wed. Aug. 23, 7:30-9:30, MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER & birthday
Thurs. Oct. 1, 8-12, JAYBIRD
September, 2009 Volume 34, Number 09

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ARTICLES:
What's Driving Pyongyang? By Scott Snyder
Given North Korea's history of crisis escalation, it should have been apparent that the "Dear Leader"-Kim Jong Il-would not abide the prospect of b
Gideon Levy: Obama's America Is Not Delivering The Goods By Gideon Levy,
With great sorrow and deep consternation, we hereby declare the death of the latest hope. Perhaps rumors of its death are greatly exaggerated, to p
Jack O'Neill-Village Priest By Jeanette Pontacq
Jack O'Neill's Irish father was the first person to sing at the renovated Fox theater in San Francisco, long ago He took the stage and performed fo
Cal NORML Release - Aug. 24th, 2009
First DEA Medical Marijuana Arrests Under Obama In Lake County UPPER LAKE, CA: In what are believed to be the first DEA medical marijuana arrests s
Emails Show Washington Post Reporter Coordinated Attorney Generals Firing Story With White House BY MURIEL KANE __
When a scandal involving the Bush administration's firing of US Attorneys broke in early 2007, initial coverage by the Washington Post supported th
Townhall Forums Unmask Dark Side of American Culture The town hall meetings being held across the country by Democrats to revive Obama's gasping healthcare plan has opened a door that Americans from all corners of the political spectrum hoped would stay closed... By Sandy LeonVest
The right may have gotten more than they bargained for this time. Whatever opponents to Obama's healthcare plan had in mind for the Democrats' to
Is It Now a Crime to Be Poor? By Barbara Ehrenreich
Information Clearing House August 13, 2009 "NYT" -- IT'S too bad so many people are falling into poverty at a time when it's almost illegal to be poor
Benjamin Dreyfus Civil Liberties Award Presented To Coastal Post Publisher Don Deane
Benjamin Dreyfus, a lawyer who made a career of defending underdog and left-wing causes, gave his name to a yearly award by the MARIN American Civi
Ten Myths and Truths About Vaccines By Stephen Lendman
Alan G. Philips is an attorney with the following credentials: -- he's one of the few American lawyers whose practice includes vaccine exemption and w
Washington Post: Swine Flu Vaccine Will Contain Mercury Toxin linked to autism and neurological disorders to be included in shots By Paul Joseph Watson
The Washington Post confirmed today that the swine flu vaccine, which is set to be rolled out nationwide this fall in what some fear could ultimate
H1N1 Pandemic: Militarization of Public Health In The Case of Emergency Is Now Official By Michel Chossudovsky
According to CNN, the Pentagon is "to establish regional teams of military personnel to assist civilian authorities in the event of a significant o
San Francisco Bay Restoration Is Moving Forward By Karen Nakamura
Restoration of the wild-lands in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the rest of the country for that matter, is kicking into a higher gear as most Ame
Hightower: Think Your Food's Organic? Think Again By Jim Hightower, AlterNet.
Thanks to corporate-friendly policies enacted under the Bush Administration, the legal organic standard is filled with loopholes. When it comes
Let's Overhaul California's Bankrupt Government, Not Tinker With It More By Michael O'Faolain
According to one definition of "govern" it means, "to have predominating influence." For the next three years, the "predominating influence" in gov
The ADL Thought Police By Jeff Gates
When sociology Professor Bill Robinson stared down the Anti-Defamation League, it looked like a victory for academic freedom. Yet was it? Robinson
The Cheney-Like Secrecy of the Obama White House By John Nichols
August 09, 2009 "The Nation" -- Those of us who proposed the impeachment of Vice President Dick Cheney for violating his oath of office and engagi
Marin Mom Goes To Gaza By Jonea Schillaci-Lavergne
On May 28th 66 delegates, organized by CODEPINK, gathered at the Pension Roma hotel in Cairo, Egypt where we prepared for a long trip across the Si
Why A Third World Land Grab By Corporations By Scott Thill, AlterNet.
In the past six months, big players in the global economy have grabbed 50 million acres of arable land, from Africa to Southeast Asia. Stop me i
Prison Spending Hits a Brick Wall BY NEAL PEIRCE
In a season of deep deficits and alarming program cuts, why aren't states more seriously focused on reducing their swelling prison populations
Governor's Prison Plan: Don't Tax Pot, Steal a Car
As California considers how to reduce prison spending, it continues to overlook non-violent marijuana prisoners. Later this month, the legislatu
Clover Stornetta Farms Announces Its Billboard Contest
Petaluma, CA.--We want your billboard ideas! If you get a kick out of Clo the Cow and her outrageous puns, now is your chance to see your own ideas co
Britain's Soul-Searching Over Its Role in Afghanistan By Eben Harrell / London
Mathaba Net News (Time) When British forces entered Afghanistan in the autumn of 2001 in support of the United States' fight against international
Nakba Commemoration, Israeli-style Commemorating the 1948 creation of Israel as "The Catastrophe" or "Nakba" could become a criminal offence.
Nakba Day means "the day of the catastrophe" in Arabic. It is an annual day of commemoration for the Palestinian people of the anniversary of the
Spaletta Dairy Protected by Marin Agricultural Land Trust Easement
Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) is pleased to announce that it has purchased an agricultural conservation easement on the Spaletta family's 77
Former Irish President Mary Robinson 'bullied' by pro-Israel lobbyists
Former Irish president Mary Robinson accused "certain elements" of the Jewish community of bullying after a number of pro-Israel lobby groups voiced
BOLINAS RENTALS NOW AVAILABLE
¥ Single room occupancy (SRO) above the Gas Station - 6 Wharf Rd. Private bedroom, private bath, kitchen, living/dining area, large deck. $756/month,
Political and Economic Disabilities By Frank Scott
We're repeatedly told the recession is nearly over, but our system's foundation reveals more weakness at each structural repair attempt by capital
Obama's Plate Is Full By Edward W. Miller, MD
The ongoing failure of millions of "sub-prime" mortgages with 4 million more threatened foreclosures across the country, the increasing lack of "af
Moo Town News By Judy Borello
Here We Go Again In last month's column I lamented about some of the terrible policies proposed in the draft Marin Local Coastal Program update, an
Progressive Disappointments By Jeanette Pontacq
I shed a tear of hope and gratitude when Obama was announced the next President of the United States last November, 2008. I am still grateful that
A Stagecoach Mystery Series: Steeling Bolinas By Stephen Simac
I took the Stagecoach to Bolinas to track down Coco Harrington, the heroine of Danielle Steele's latest bestseller. Of course, she lives there, the
The Thousands Yet Unborn A Farewell to Senator Edward Moore Kennedy By Daniel Patrick Welch
It is with shock and dread, albeit much anticipated, that I awoke to hear of Ted Kennedy's passing. My muse has been somewhat groggy since my mom's
The Honduran Coup And US Involvement By Roger D. Harris
From afar, the June 28 coup in Honduras might appear to be one of those perennial power struggles among corrupt strongmen in a distant "Banana Repu
USS Kennedy By Dwayne Hunn
Decades ago, I was waiting for a friend and member of Sen. Ted Kennedy's staff in their waiting room. Over the middle of the fireplace, in the place
OPINION - LA TIMES By Neve Gordon
Boycott Israel An Israeli comes to the painful conclusion that it's the only way to save his country. Israeli newspapers this summer are filled wit
AIPAC Sends In The Clowns By Franklin Lamb
August 18, 2009 "Information Clearing House" --- Suddenly they were all over the place, arriving not as singles but in battalions. Many, like Maryl
15 Horrifying Reasons to Never Let Anyone You Love Near a McDonald's By Sarah Irani
The Golden Arches: the ultimate American icon. Super Size Me taught us that fast food culture brings obesity, heart disease, hypertension and a whole
DEPLETED URANIUM - HOW BAD IS IT?
Could Israel be making these DU Weapons and what are the implications? Most DU weapons manufactured in the United States show a distinct difference be

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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
OFFICE MANAGER: Pam Carey
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 $24 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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