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Josh Greene is a multi-talented genius and humanitarian who enjoys writing his own bios. After a tour of duty in the trenches of children's theater, his professional career was launched with an appearance on FRASIER, which catapulted him into a guesthouse in the Valley. Shortly thereafter he did some time in the Broadway musical RENT, then returned home to pursue lifelong goals like fame, fortune, and the elimination of world hunger. Josh was the star of Discovery Channel’s RALLY ROUND THE HOUSE, and recently wrapped his 50th episode of TLC’s 10 YEARS YOUNGER. Providing the voice of Jimmy Lizard in the Weinstein Company’s animated hit HOODWINKED, he also penned the song RUNAWAY which was included on the film's award-winning soundtrack. In 2005 Josh wrote/directed/produced THE COMMISSION, a film which walked away with nine nominations and three wins, including "Best Comedy" and "Best Screenplay" at the 168 Hour Film Festival in L.A. Last year he starred with Tenacious D's Kyle Gass in the smash hit musical ROCK OF AGES, and is currently in development on three feature films, a television pilot, and his first solo album. It's looking like world hunger may just have to wait -- Or you could visit ONE.org and help stamp it out yourself!

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December
31
2007
2:10 am
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Homeland Security Advisory System

I’ve been visiting my folks in Kentucky over the holidays, and have yet to get my internal clock aligned with their schedules. Not only am I a card-carrying night owl, it’s two hours earlier here so it’s not been unusual for me to find myself reading a book or surfing the net as the sun creeps over the eastern horizon. In case you didn’t know, there’s a LOT of stuff on the internet!

So after countless clicks one night, I found myself on a government website extolling the virtues of the new RealID that’s apparently in our very near Orwellian future. That’s a whole nuther post, but click on over if you want yet more evidence that the current powers-that-be are doing everything they can to ensure that we stay on a collision course with Big Brother. But of course, I digress…

The point here, is that while I was reading up on the RealID, I noticed that Homeland Security is showing a national threat advisory for all domestic and international flights at “High, or Orange.” In other words, if this was WarGames, we’d be at DefCon 4 — on the verge of a Russian nuclear attack!!! Now before you freak out, please read the site’s official explanation of what this means.

While there continues to be no credible information at this time warning of an imminent threat to the homeland, the department’s strategic threat perspective is that we are in a period of increased risk.

Now let me get this straight, “While there continues to be NO CREDIBLE INFORMATION at this time warning of an imminent threat to the homeland” the national threat advisory is one step from As-Bad-As-It-Can-Be? (Read the Rest…)