Jann Scotts Journal
Jann Scott’s Journal has been running since 1998 from Boulder Colorado. It is a written commentary by Boulder’s most famous cultural icon and futurist. Nothing is sacred here. This is a burning look at the smartest, happiest, richest , whitest city in America.
Boulder’s spate of recent drug and alcohol overdose deaths caused by drugs and alcohol.
Since the beginning of this year 2014 Boulder has seen more than 25 deaths related to drug and alcohol overdoses caused by acute alcoholism and drug addiction. Drugs and alcohol played a major part in these deaths. With out the influence of drugs and alcohol these people would likely still be alive. So why did these people die from drugs and alcohol?? They ingested levels of alcohol and drugs which caused overdoses and it killed them. Why did they do that.?? Because they injected too much alcohol and could not monitor the levels at which they consumed powerful deadly drugs.
15 of the people who died from drug and alcohol related deaths were found dead in their homes or died at the hospital. They were fully employed or retired. Only 10 were homeless.
Are drug and alcohol related deaths up in boulder ?? Yes . It is caused by the high potency of new Marijuana being openly sold to every man women and child in the city, combined with alcohol , pain drugs from the pain clinics, crack and heroin from the library.
Boulder is the Amsterdam of the USA and we can proudly claim more drug addicts and alcoholics than any city our size in America . Congratulations Boulder we are not only the smartest friendliest city in the USA.. We are a city of drug addicted alchies who overdose in unprecedented numbers ruining the lives of everyone we touch.
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from the stoner capitol of America
“U.S. officials hope the transfer will build greater trust between the Taliban and the Afghan government so the two sides can negotiate a solution, the official said.
Obama defended the exchange, saying the government of Qatar pledged to “put in place measures to protect our national security.” ” from USA Today
Here is where John McCain actually makes a lot of sense
“Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., expressed reservations about that part of the deal.
The Guantanamo detainees “are hardened terrorists who have the blood of Americans and countless Afghans on their hands,” McCain said. “I am eager to learn what precise steps are being taken to ensure that these vicious and violent Taliban extremists never return to the fight against the United States and our partners.”” USA Today
We have traded one soldier for 5 high level Taliban command who will most probably go right back into the theatre and start fighting us again. It brings into question the entire prosecution of the war in Afghanistan which is a piss ant of a country. A war That was has gone on for 10 years and has cost us billions of dollars and lots of American lives compared to it’s size. We should have lost 4 or 500 hundred guys there. That war should have been over in less than a year. We should have gone in with overwhelming force, 300,000 to 1,000,000 men, conquered the country , flew the american flag, jailed all of the bad guys, had war crimes trials, banned Islam and created a democratized government and left an American base there.
Instead we have been fucking around and playing footsie with a bunch of jerk offs who want to exploit us and kill us. I am a student of war and especially WWII. We did not mamby pamby around with countries in the middle East. They knew not to fuck with us or we would kill them all so they made friends with us in 1943. In 2000 As soon as we let our guard down, they created this crazy religion which gave them the right to start WWIII in NY city. The way we prosecuted the war in the Afghanistan, the middle east and Northern Africa now is all wrong. We are going to pay for that mistake in a big way because those mother fuckers are going to nuke us. That is the problem.
It ain’t over . And they have won. This prisoner exchange is no exchange at all. It is a Giant mistake by the Obama administration. Islam may currently be compared to Nazism or Shinto Buddhism. Very Military and very hell bent on destroying the world. Just look to the past. Look to the future and see roaming bands of dead people.
“The official named the detainees as:
• Khairullah Khairkhwa, an early member of the Taliban whose most prominent post was as governor of the Herat province from 1999 to 2001.
• Noorullah Noori, who served as governor of the Balkh province and played a role in coordinating fighting against the U.S.-backed Northern Alliance.
• Fazl Muhammad, the commander of the main force that fought against the Northern Alliance in 2001 and served as chief of army staff under the Taliban. He was also accused of war crimes during the Afghan civil war in the 1990s.
• Abdul Haq Wasiq, deputy chief of the Taliban’s intelligence service.
• Muhammad Nabi Omari, a minor Taliban official from the Khost province.”” USA Today
from hippie peace love Boulder Colorado
say it ain’t so
— Jann Scott (@JannScott) May 25, 2014
Message to Boulder Police from Jann Scott
The Boulder Police Department have to take back our streets from the street alcoholics and pirates who prey on our citizens. It is out of control
An example is in front of the post office on 15th and walnut are a group of Street people who take over the only park bench everyday. They camp there.
They bring big sticks. They have their backpacks. And they have signs. They take over the entire bench. They won’t let any body else sit there . Another example is in front of Harvest Liquors. Last night a homeless woman was pounding a homeless guy in the face; beating him mercilessly. He was drunk and passed out and she was clubbing and attacking him. This goes on every single day in the King Soopers parking lot. Enough is enough. we have to take back our streets from Street alcoholics drug addicts pirates. I don’t call them homeless they are Street alcoholics in addicts and pirates.
Marijuana chickens have come home to roost in Colorado Here are some of the problems we have. Russian gangs and Colombian drug cartels have moved in and are starting to take over. The DEA is busting them in Boulder and Denver but local law enforcement officials refuse to cooperate with DEA. They are corrupt. DEA does not trust local lE. They hate each other. One division chief here told me there has been a long standing feud. The DEA told me that they are investigating all grow and pot shops in Boulder and that they have been preparing cases on everyone involved including publicly elected officials. They include Boulder County DA Stan Garnet, US congressman Jared Polis, the entire Boulder city council and city staff. Polis has been going after the DEA and has been a strong proponent for legalization. Other problems include potency of edibles which nobody is investigating except news media. Ecoli, mold spores and Botulism have been found in pot shops and grow centers through a lab investigation done by the Denver Post. Colorado department of health told me they are looking into it. But they and Boulder county health department are so far behind the 8 ball they embarrass themselves. All of these pot operations should be shut down until theses diseases are eliminated. Meanwhile people are getting sick and children are overdosing. There have been grow fires too from baking pot oil in home bakeries which are also illegal. There is a banking problem since selling marijuana violates dozens of federal laws. One senior Boulder banking official told me that if they opened drug related checking accounts, the DEA could walk right in and seize all of the assents and then arrest bankers. This is done routinely across America. A Boulder Sheriffs official told me ” they had no idea what they were doing when they decided to open all of these grow operations and pot shops” “The consequences have been dire.” But Colorado and Boulder where I live has now overdosed on drugs and it is a mess.
GMOs have been around since 12,000 BC when man first domesticated animals. We have been genetically modifying animals and plants ever since. The GMO wackos seem to be focused on food Gene splicing . It is a religion to them. Just like the Christian Wackos have a problem with human genetic splicing. Neither are big issues and both are flat out wrong. The hope is that much gene splicing and genetic engineering will eliminate diseases and help develop disease curing drugs which is fine by me.
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I stood with a Camera on the corner and video’d the whole thing. John Graham attended the Funeral. I went to Boulder PD and interviewed officers the day of. There were candles and flowers left in parking lot. Interesting our coverage that day sealed a bond with officers of Boulder PD. It is a dangerous job and one never knows when the Grimm reaper will come a knocking.
It was also a wake up call to Boulder PD. There are crazy people out there who won’t think twice about shooting, stabbing or running over a cop. Beth Haynes ran into one such very pissed off middle easterner the night she got killed.
There is no such thing as a routine domestic violence call either. They all have the potential to turn deadly. That is why officers never go into one alone. Beth Haynes made a fatal mistake that night. She proceeded into the apartment complex parking lot instead of waiting for backup on the street. She only had three years on the force and little experience and minimal training with a high level of violence.
Her choice of firearm was not the best either. 9mm is considered a very small arm with not much knock down power. A 38sp or 357 revolver has quite a bit more. Or a 40 millimeter Marine Corps Beretta has even more and is easy for a small women to handle. It is a show stopper.
One thing is for sure. Boulder cops choice of firearms have changed since Beth Haynes was gunned down. The department completely revised their training programs. They get a lot more. More cops carry more guns and knives too. 3 guns is not uncommon. A police officer can never have too much training. Women cops need even more than men; Just because of the mere physical challenges in violent situations. Most of us don’t go to work each day with a high probability of getting into a gun fight or having a drunk throw a molotov cocktail into our car. Boulder cops do. And they put their life on the line for us every day.
Boulder still isn’t as violent as Denver. But we all need to learn how to stay safe and protected. The PD needs all of it’s budget requests for training.
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When it comes to being ahead of his time, the man is Jann Scott of Boulder, Colorado.
In 2005, he created The World Channel 1 Network, ( now C1N.TV) one of the first web-based TV networks. This came after launching on University of Colorado servers in 1997 and is still seen on geocities.com.
The purpose of his networks is to provide each community with local TV and news on the Web.
“We want the networks to be the “go-to” place for both local TV and print news on the web.
He said his networks have come into their own with 30 up and running, reporters in various locations like Florida, Boulder, Seattle and Denver to name a few. Boulder and Denver act as both the content and financial model for the entire network he said.
On C1N.TV viewers can see his Route 66 travel series on the Travel Channel, Restaurant section news, home and garden, fashion and the popular auto section. Scott’s news team covers numerous events live on location. He has brought together a team which contributes to the news and feature content of his network shows.
And, Scott admits the networks are profitable since day 1. “Our sales department sells ads locally in each city. We don’t take any third party ads and we compete with Google, for example.” He said they staff their phone lines and have people available to take calls. He said we bring a “humanness” to the business of buying online advertising” He said while Channel 1 networks can exist without social media, they do use them to promote their programming. “We are integrating web into main stream population while the social media is aimed only at the millenniums!”
While Jann Scott’s off-beat sense of humor developed as a TV talk show host is considered controversial by some his popularity as a Boulder icon make him a pillar of the community. Scott’s serious side has proven him to be community orientated. He has helped 100’s of disenfranchised people in need.
Do we dream big? He said. “We want to build the world headquarters in Boulder with 20,000 employees worldwide, bigger than CNN or Comcast, for example.” “We’re the biggest media company in the world,” he said hesitating, “But we aren’t fully actualized yet!” The C1N network is there. The advertisers are there and we have stayed consistent with the vision.”
Thinking further, Jann Scott said, “We would probably like to partner with Ted Turner, for example, and have offices all over the world.”
Donna Marek is a Boulder free lance writer and has contributed to Boulder Channel 1 since it’s inception
St. Patrick’s was a 4th century Saint heralded by the Catholic church. ” According to Irish folklore, one of his teaching methods included using the shamrock to explain the Christian doctrine of the Trinity to the Irish people. After nearly thirty years of evangelism, he died on 17 March 461, and according to tradition, was buried at Downpatrick” Wikipedia has a thorough examination of this Christian evangelical Saint.
Here in Boulder St. Patrick has devolved into a drinking holiday pushed by local restaurants, Bars and media. The drunk girl blog Your Boulder pushes the entire day as a drunk fest. And that is what sainthood has come to here.
Texting and driving is at an all time low here in Boulder. Today I witnessed 3 girls ( millenniums) texting and driving in downtown Boulder. One was in a BMW Suv parked at 17th and Pearl. She had to be beeped at to move when the light turned green. Then she drove down Pearl at 15 mph texting and weaving the whole way.. more beeps. When she finished texting she floored it speeding through the 28th street intersection. Then there was a girl in her new Volvo Suv on 28th street driving and texting swerving into the other lane … more beeps. At 28th and Iris a girl in Lexus SUV was driving and texting , going so slow other cars slammed on their brakes to avoid here.
So between drunk girls driving and texting this Saint Patrick’s Day weekend we are all completely fucked.
from the Drunk driving and texting Capitol of the USA
The municipal judge once asked me: “What can I do ?? I’ve tried everything. ” The city built a nice new homeless shelter for the drunk men. The Catholic church opened up Harvest of Hope to feed them. Go there daily and see the drunk men falling all over themselves. We opened a beautiful new Addictions Recovery Center for them. but they don’t like it. It requires them to stop drinking. Drunk street men would have no part of that. Why it is a violation of their civil liberties. Boulder community hospital has a private entrance for drunk homeless men. Very exclusive. They receive over 5 million dollars of free medical each year.
Then we have BOHO which puts up 100′s of drunk men every night. There is the nice Carriage House which feeds drunk men every day. We have the Pearl Street mall which we built for homeless drunks and teen drug addicts. They flop all over the mall. Unfortunately , tourists and shoppers get in their way. Perhaps we could take a page from Russia. This week they are shooting stray dogs.
So my thought is, let just shoot the Homeless. Then we can burn their bodies at the dump and that will be the end of of our homeless problem. Also, their bodies would burn really well, since they are all soaked in alcohol. The millions we save from coddling bums could be used on sprucing up our parks which they have turned into shit holes. If we started shooting the homeless, word would get out and they would stop coming here. They would be terrified.
That would also end endless city council meetings on how to adjust the behavior of drunken adult males in a dominant addiction who have zero interest in re entering the main stream of society. Just fucking shoot em.
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The last thing the world needs are a bunch of Muslim terrorists screwing things up in Russia the way they did in 1972 during the Olympics in Germany. Black September a Palestinian terrorist group killed much of the Israeli team. I covered that nightmare while on the desk at International times in London. A lot of “young and dumb” reporters today from the American press have no knowledge on just how wrong things can go. They are beating on Russia and Vladimir Putin at a time when Islamic terrorists threaten to kill American athletes. Bullshit.
They complain because Putin is clamping down on protests keeping them 12 miles away and then Russian police are jailing people. The Gays want protests but they are being jailed. The Muslims are being jailed just for showing up for protests. And no one is getting out before the end of the Olympics. American Gays are now in Russian jails.
What the hell did they think was going to happen? You can’t just go to Russia during the Olympics where black widow Muslim chicks are threatening to bomb everything.
Wrong time. Wrong event. Most definitely the wrong country.
Putin is correct. Seriously. I agree. Jail everybody and figure it out later.
We don’t want any God Dam bombs going off in Sochi.
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If we could permanently get rid of those 800,000 non essential government workers, wouldn’t that be great? I mean, if they are Non essential workers? Why do we have them to begin with? We don’t have non essential people at my company. Of course we don’t. We’d go broke.
I hear we have nonessential military personnel on top of the 800,000 ?? Is that true? And they are being let go too. Good. Get rid of them. Do we have non essential government programs ?? Lets get rid of them. If programs don’t help Americans or provide for the national defense, they are non essential in my book.
Now I am a big fan of The Affordable Care Act. That is essential. But the post office isn’t. Privatize it. Most military programs are a waste. Most of the federal govt agencies which don’t aid, feed, or assist Americans are non essential.
So I kind of like the shutdown. Doesn’t effect me or the overall economy in Boulder Colorado.
Let’s fire all of the government workers permanently and make them get real jobs like the rest of us. I don’t feel sorry for them one bit.
Lets shut down all of these worthless agencies and programs.
Every Government worker I know is living off the dole and are worthless. They are non essential. Why am I paying them?
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Wait we receive billions in Government funding