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...charities... [Sep. 15th, 2005|11:49 am]
Tabitha Fringe Chase
Where to donate to organizations who are:

* Organizing at the grassroots level in New Orleans, Biloxi, Houston and other affected areas
* Providing immediate disaster relief to poor people and people of color
* Directed by, or accountable to, poor people and people of color
* Fostering the democratic inclusion of poor people and people of color in the rebuilding process

http://katrina.mayfirst.org/
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civil war? you decide... [Sep. 13th, 2005|12:08 am]
Tabitha Fringe Chase
[state of being |exhaustedsleepy tabby work too long....]

note this means that there are US troops and mercenaries on the ground with shoot to kill orders against US citizens...

Blackwater Mercenaries Deploy in New Orleans
By Jeremy Scahill and Daniela Crespo Saturday 10 September 2005
New Orleans - Heavily armed paramilitary mercenaries from the Blackwater private security firm, infamous for their work in Iraq, are openly patrolling the streets of New Orleans. Some of the mercenaries say they have been "deputized" by the Louisiana governor; indeed some are wearing gold Louisiana state law enforcement badges on their chests and Blackwater photo identification cards on their arms. They say they are on contract with the Department of Homeland Security and have been given the authority to use lethal force. Several mercenaries we spoke with said they had served in Iraq on the personal security details of the former head of the US occupation, L. Paul Bremer and the former US ambassador to Iraq, John Negroponte.
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last night I did this with many other ladies @ das bunker... [Sep. 10th, 2005|12:27 pm]
Tabitha Fringe Chase
[state of being |giddygoin to a meetin eatin salad]

http://www.boobs4bourbonst.com/

this is the first time I've done charity porn ;)
I'll be moving on the 22nd then heading straight for DC for IMF/WB...

BTW: http://www.thinkprogress.org/katrina-timeline
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a quandry... [Sep. 7th, 2005|01:25 am]
Tabitha Fringe Chase
obviously given my current situation I cannot afford to simply pull up stakes and go to the gulf coast, thought I do want to… but I can go there for a 3 month paid 12 hour a day expenses paid and hourly paid stint with FEMA… the only problem is that FEMA seems more a part of the problem than the solution… not I could still do it and hope that I could be a shining light of real concern and competence in the middle of their bullshit… but I simply can’t decide… any input based upon this info?


FEMA Turns Away Experienced Firefighters
  • FEMA Turns Back Wal-Mart Supply Trucks
  • FEMA Prevents Coast Guard From Delivering Diesel Fuel
  • FEMA Won't Let Red Cross Deliver Food
  • FEMA Bars Morticians From Entering New Orleans
  • FEMA Blocks 500-Boat Citizen Flotilla From Delivering Aid
  • FEMA Fails To Utilize Navy Ship With 600-Bed Hospital On Board
  • FEMA to Chicago: Send Just One Truck
  • FEMA Turns Away Generators
  • FEMA: "First Responders Urged Not To Respond"
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    ;) [Aug. 26th, 2005|12:39 am]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    http://septemberaction.org/adopt/
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    :( so I'm not going to DC :( [Aug. 26th, 2005|12:14 am]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    nick and I left for DC but ended up heading back about 2 hours later because his car started shaking, and we figured it would be better if he broke down in GA than somewhere between here and there, so no training for me this weekend :( blah...
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    ah memories... back when republicans where "radical america haters" [Aug. 25th, 2005|12:13 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |busyheading to DC...]

    these are all quotes from republicans durring clintons war in bosnia... memories are so short in the US...

    "You can support the troops but not the president."
    --Rep Tom Delay (R-TX)
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    saturday night in ATL? [Aug. 12th, 2005|01:36 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    So this saturday I really want to get into some clubbing type trouble with some friends, but, as those of you who know me know underground is right out... so what other club has a night with decent music and a dance floor on saturdays? doesn't have to be great music, but at least dancable...
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    I’m sick again, I just woke up from a fever breaking nap… in which I had this dream… [Aug. 10th, 2005|07:22 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |nauseateddamn it sick again blarg]

    I was living in the aftermath of some kind of random apocalypse, in a dug out mud hut decorated in such a way that I can only assume it was constructed in what used to be a city. I was sick and some parental figure brought me some food, I ate most of it but found a living, (injured), black snake in it, (the cooking process had changed his skin to partially white but most of him was black. I was horrified and ran to the kitchen, (which was in a much more well finished house), I set him on the counter and attempted to get him some water, when I looked up he had gone and the floor was full of fast running water, I kept pushing against the water and calling out the snake’s name to which I was apparently privi, “Euraga”, so upon waking I was very concerned and wanted to know what/who “euraga” is, as I had been trying to fish him out of the water and was screaming his name in my dream… apparently after some small web sleuthing, “euraga” is and only is the german word for Austria… so hey if I’m psychic something fucked up is about to happen in Austria… or maybe I just have a fever…
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    income oppertunities... [Aug. 9th, 2005|12:10 am]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    So I got a call today from http://www.bunnyranch.com/, they would love to have me, I’m seriously considering doing a 2 week stint there in mid September say from the 7th to the 23rd… do any of you folks know anyone who has been there, or have any of you been yourselves? It sounds and looks pretty nice, and I’ve always kinda wanted to try working in that area of the business just been to paranoid about the law here in Atlanta….
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    Pictures of patriarchy and real honest to whatever irony… [Aug. 7th, 2005|04:13 am]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |enragedfuck off ass holes!]

    Holy friggin crap, today I spoke with a dear friend at the echo’s of violence conference, (a men stopping violence con here in Atlanta), on sex work from the view of sex workers. Now I knew there was a great chance that it was going to be utterly ridiculous, as the backing here is almost all second wave feminist, and anti-sex industry rhetoric, but hey all the more reason that people actually in the industry need to talk, all the more reason that the topic would really need to be covered, so off I went. For the first hour or so, there was little in terms of attacks, though one man did ask me if I, “would like to be forced to be pounded in the ass by 6 different men in one night”, to which I answered, “personally no”, (this is only the begging of a long slew of frankly sexist and harassing comments from MEN at a men stopping violence conference made to me and to c), then after that hour things took a turn for the worse, we had been mostly getting the group to talk amongst themselves, and ask us questions, as neither of us were comfortable with having our experiences in the sex industry be the only ones covered, each time either of us answered questions involving our own experiences or opinions, we made it clear that we were speaking only for ourselves. The stack of people was pretty thick, and I guess just to make the irony thicker, one older white male in the back stood up with his hand raised to make sure I knew he wanted to speak, (note the stack was 7 deep when he firs rose his hand, but I guess he thought his POV was more important than those who had come before him), he then immediately said that he was disappointed with, “the politeness in the room in the face of the fact that She and I were clearly not representative of all sex workers”, he told me that “feminists are anti-sexwork”, (oh silly me and here this little poor oppressed needing to be saved girl I am I thought I was a feminist, guess I needed a white man to clear the meaning of feminism up for me), began to demand that a panel be organized of a more representative grouping of women before there could be any more talk on the matter, and that I personally somehow vouch that the sex industry is a great and wonderful thing for everyone involved… it just went down hill from there, we held our own though and we received applause at the end, there were many heated turnings of phrase, my favorite being “look this is how it seems to me, those of us that are pro-sexwork, and who are sex workers, it’s like we are trying to fix the leaks in the roof, and there are a lot of holes, but all the while you are standing outside screaming at the sky to stop the rain”, and, “well fine then lets talk about exploitative jobs, lets talk about the clothing industry, there is lots of organizing around sweat shops, but no one is saying we should stop wearing clothes, if we can honestly try to address the issue of sweatshops without being anti-clothing why can’t we attempt to address sexwork under the same light?”. We went into issues of union organization in the industry and that most unions don’t want to touch sex work the fact that the teamsters and AFL-CIO said no flat out to the lusty lady etc.

    Strangely most of the talk was anti-capitalist, but only in terms of sex work, as though capitalism only falters and patriarchy only wins in terms of the sex industry. There also seemed to be much confusion between consensual sex work and trafficking, wage slavery is a form of slavery yes, but frankly and simply put trafficking is real standard slavery, it isn’t work, it isn’t sex, it’s slavery and rape and there is a very big difference, I have no clue how the two have become so interwoven in the minds of so many but they are not at all related, and I find this both disturbing and flat out mocking the pain of anyone who is in fact the victim of trafficking.

    The thing that I found the most odd though was that there were several men in the group, all older and mostly caucasian, who were obviously offended by our candid answers to questions about our own personal experiences, none of the women there ever seemed offended by us, some disagreed vehemently but none seemed offended, but these older men who were so venomous in their verbal attacks as to leave my co-presenter shaking at the end were simply bound and determined to save “those women” from “the male oppressors” and that kids, that is today’s dose of legitimate fucking irony.
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    OMG I can't stop laughing and this is why!!!! [Jul. 25th, 2005|07:43 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |sickpartied out or sick or both...]

    Anarchist Youths put stickers anywhere they want! Anarchist Youths cut off cops heads ALL the time and don't even think twice about it. These guys are so crazy and awesome that they kick off ALL the time. I heard that there was this anarchist youth who was eating at a diner. And when some dude dropped a spoon the anarchist youth put stickers over the whole town. My friend Mikhail said that he saw an anarchist youth totally argue with some kid just because the kid was selling Socialist Worker.

    http://www.libcom.org/lib/official-anarchist-youth/

    oh the hilarity!!!! weeeeeeeeeee... also, it is actually from what I've seen far more addurate then most police descriptions....

    Personal stuff for anybody who wants it under the cut
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    Then the reset button gets hit and everything goes back to the beginning… [Jul. 21st, 2005|10:00 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |bouncyman that's better!]

    HUGS AND THANK YOU FOLKS SO MUCH FOR YOUR KIND WORDS AND SUPPORT!!!!

    I sometimes forget that Nick is so much younger than me, and that he is just beginning to understand his emotions as they apply to a relationship. Everything should be better now, it certainly feels better. I got him to frankly and honestly talk about what was going on and all it honestly was that when I got the PTSD he began to forget the nature of our relationship, and I having a lot of trouble, (especially at first), just went with it, so we went from being partners to being more like husband and wife, something that honestly is not what either of us wanted or intended, and something that was wearing us both down. So now what is going on is we are back to our original arrangement, sometimes sleeping together sometimes sleeping apart, sleeping around all we want, doing what either of us wants when we want to with no obligation, etc. He will go to South Carolina in September, once he’s settled I will visit a few times, if I decide that I like it enough I will eventually move there too, but if we cohabitate we will each have our own rooms. He feels better and relieved, and so do I, neither one of us are cut out for the normal confines of a standard relationship, and this way we should be able to share our lives in a true sharing sense, having our own separate adventures, as well as our combined adventures, and all the while knowing that we love each other because we do!

    Man what a friggin relief! This is what I was initially looking for, we both just kind of got sidetracked…

    Now I do still have logistical issues, I should be able to stay here when we leave because it will be a good reminder instead of a painful memory, but I will still have to figure out how to get to and from work from here, maybe I could switch to 4 to 12 and do marta… hmm well that is still awhile away
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    (no subject) [Jul. 21st, 2005|07:45 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    I honestly believe that it was better the 27 years that I spent looking for something that I truly needed and never knowing what it was, then however many I will spend knowing and not being able to have it ever again.
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    the begining of a long line of obligitory self indulgent depressed posts... [Jul. 21st, 2005|02:45 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |infuriatedwhy after 27 years of looking?]

    Can anyone please explain to me why it is that right after I figure out how to fix things in my life when I can visualize it when I am starting to feel relieved, that is always when everything blows up in my face? I mean Ill be miserable for months or even years, then I’ll come up with a realistic, (non-escapist), means of achieving it, I’ll put my energy into doing that and then boom it’s all shattered and I have to try to get to that same fucking point again… why the hell should I even continue to bother dealing with tabby issues, it only serves to make me feel even worse then when I start. Honestly maybe I need to just resign myself to having a life of naught but pain and skip the small breaks in between. I am so tired of dealing with things that don’t kill me but supposedly make me stronger, reality check those things do not make me fucking stronger they just continue to tap into what little fucking strength I have left. Also I wailed today for 45 minutes in an apartment full of people and not one fucking one of them have come by to see if I you know broke my fucking leg or something… WTF?
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    dying quickly is so much easier than living slowly. [Jul. 21st, 2005|12:34 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    So I was just told the last thing that I could possibly want to hear. Anyway it seems that I will need to find a place to stay by October, because I can’t stay here without him… preferably some place marta accessible with people preferably who would accept a modicum of cash for rides when I need them. Any of you guys want a tabby room mate? I should be able to afford about 500 per month all inclusive. I fucking hate being me I don’t even know why I bother doing it anymore.
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    M@d RatZ! Infoshop Fundaraiser Saturday 7-23 in Atlanta Ga [Jul. 20th, 2005|11:57 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase


    come out and support the forth coming atlantainfoshop this saturday!
    http://www.madratzinfoshop.com
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    so much bad news today... [Jul. 20th, 2005|08:19 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |enragedFuck I’m gonna smoke a cig...]

    but rater than talking about the news that everyone noticed... I'd like to post an article about an extremely dangerous precedent that may be created... I'd like to talk about the fact that the U.S. may be determined to be a "battlefield in the war on terror" from a legal standpoint. This is immensely significant to me personally and also everyone else who finds themselves in anything resembling my position. Remember please that I am a, “suspected terrorist”, and, “subject of an ongoing investigation”. I haven’t talked about it much lately here, but none of it has ended; and for me it likely never will.

    You see if the U.S. is found to be a, “battlefield in the war on terror”, it is a fast slide to internment camps inside the country for anyone the administration sees as an “enemy combatant”. Hell it isn’t that far from martial law in general, if the military is given the legal right to act as a policing body within the U.S. itself, that is defacto martial law. Now I have no love for civilian law enforcement, but the rules of their game are far less ugly then the military’s. Many of you may think I am paranoid, frankly I am paranoid, because they fucking are after me. As Angela Davis said, “If they come for me in the morning, they will come for you at night.”

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    also in other news http://www.madratzinfoshop.com is finially up and running, and I will be updating it tonight...
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    damn skippy... [Jul. 20th, 2005|04:17 am]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    I'm 77% geek...
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    I guess that's why so few people have responded so far about b-day partyness... lol...
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    I <3 Jeff "Free" Luers!!!!!!!! [Jul. 17th, 2005|03:36 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
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    birthday wishlist crap... [Jul. 16th, 2005|05:15 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    Scud yellow T-shirt found here size small: http://www.scud.com/pages/Shirt.html
    Any album by snog
    Any album by Mr.lif
    Any album by chumbawumba (but no “tubhumping”)
    Note with albums I am just as happy if not happier with rips, or complete discography MP3s.. I just want the music and I cannot friggin find it…
    Gift certificates to sevenanda
    Random BDSM tools.
    If you want me to love you forever based upon material goods, you could buy me a ceramic core (NOT WAX) violet wand… but those are beyond expensive so I can be sure that I won’t get one of those…
    Pre stretched canvas 3’X3’ or larger, and square not rectangle, (I cannot possibly have too many of these so don’t worry about speaking for them)…
    Gym membership somewhere month to month, preferably inside the city…
    Ummm random panties, I wear a small or 5/6
    Random bras I wear a 34C
    Hmmm a paintball gun and paintballs
    oooh and tattoo's and nipple piercings...
    Oh and if anyone wants to get the FBI out of my life or has a cure for post traumatic stress disorder those would be very welcomed
    Anything DIY is also a great way to make a tabby smile…

    Okay so if you are getting me any of this crap just comment below I will not look at the comments and I am disabling it mailing them to me, but you folks can all look and avoid confusion that way…
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    brifday coming up let me know if you wanna come out :) [Jul. 16th, 2005|04:49 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |sickmy stomach no longer functions]

    So July 24th is my 28th birthday… next Saturday, the 23rd there will be an all day bash fundraiser at the big house for my and Erin’s birthday, then Saturday I will be having a smaller function at a close friends place, if you are interested in either please let me know :) I’ll post flyers for the fundraiser after we have confirmations on the bands… Also if you want to buy me crap for my birthday, which is apparently the custom in these parts though certainly not necessary, I’m putting together a wish list today and will place it as an entry, I won’t view the comments, so if you are buying me something on the list just comment that you have that thing so no-one else will buy it…

    ...you see I share a 15’by 20’ room with my primary partner and crap that I don’t need I really don’t need…
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    websites to link to... [Jul. 13th, 2005|04:15 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    I'm building the website for the forthcoming atlanta infoshop, to findout more goto atlantainfoshop

    I'm wondering if you folks have any ideas for sites to link to, the more the better :)
    thanks!!!
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    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!! ZOMBIES!!!!!!! [Jun. 27th, 2005|05:09 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |scaredZOMBIE DOGS!!!!]

    SCIENTISTS have created eerie zombie dogs, reanimating the canines after several hours of clinical death in attempts to develop suspended animation for humans.
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    p.s. my birthday is less than a month away what should I do for it this year?
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    thank goodness no more gold rush!!!! I was getting that sinking feeling every time I went there. [Jun. 14th, 2005|12:49 am]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |hungrygonna eat some more raw hummus]

    Well I just did something I said I wouldn’t do, I got a job @ the cheetah, I start on Wednesday. They want me to work 3 days a week, so I am trying to decide which 3 I am certain that I do not want to work Saturdays, but other then that I dunno… Anybody frequent the cheetah, so you know of rewarding days to work there? Unfortunately the permit will kill all of my cash so I am a broke little Tabby till then… Tomorrow I’m also talking to the agency that will be representing me as a Domina. Oh, and creative loafing might do a story on me and the FBI… Oh and I am still eating raw and I feel great, (as long as I remember to eat, when I forget well now that's another story)...
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    ...enter @ your own risk... [Jun. 11th, 2005|12:01 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    eeeep lear about jeebus and space aliens through pupetry and song...

    http://www.5shock.com/ran/scary.html

    okay I'm ready to go :)
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    YAY!!! Jabari's case was dismissed!!! [Jun. 10th, 2005|09:35 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    [state of being |hornyneeds some bootay]
    [soundtrack |democracy now! news radio]

    hurray :)
    only a couple of folks showed up, but the news is grand no trial case dismissed :) so glad Jabari has neither trial nor jail time!!!!

    on another note the cases I had to hear leading up to his were awful... on a couple of them I literally wanted to jump out of my chair and smack the judge… :(

    so even though I am totally broke right now animeoni is taking me on a magic carpet ride!!!! She's such a hawt suga moma!!!!! Next week I will be signing with an agency to represent me as a Domina and going up to the cheetah for an audition... weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee off to pack…
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    COURT DATE-- THIS FRIDAY-- PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT! [Jun. 8th, 2005|07:37 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    Jabari, a painter and resident at the Taskforce has a court date this Friday, June 10th at 2:00 pm. His trial will take place at Atlanta's Community Court: 170 Garnett Street, SW 30303. Directions on how to find the necessary courtroom are below.
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    today and tomorrow... [Jun. 4th, 2005|06:19 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    this saturday and sunday the Madratz! collective will be holding a yard sale to help raise funds for the upcoming infoshop. it will be at 673 Wylie St in the cabbage town area. Just come through the Krog Tunnel and take a right. You can't miss us.
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    Ahhh man I thought I was gonna make it through this without being tagged… [May. 20th, 2005|04:44 pm]
    Tabitha Fringe Chase
    1.Total number of films I own on DVD/Video: maybe 30 to 40? (not including bootlegs and downloads…)

    2.Last film I bought: people buy movies, on purpose? Fuck that…

    3.Last film I watched: revenge of the sith...

    4.Five films that I watch a lot, or mean a lot to me.

    - “4th world war”
    - "ENRON: the smartest guys in the room"
    - "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"
    - "The Miami Model"
    - "The Corporation"

    5. Finally, tag five people to do this quiz: no.


    BTW if anyone is doing some spring cleaning and has some shit that they don’t want anymore but someone might, the next MaD R@tz! Fundraiser is going to be a yard sale so please contact me and let me know so I can arrange pick up of donations for you… tabithachase (nospam) gmail (dot) com
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