Monthly Archives: May 2006

Another one bites the dust

From the Beeb, news that a nasty old Guatemalan strongman has gone to his just deserts…in Venezuela: Guatemalan former President Romeo Lucas Garcia, whose 1978-1982 government was accused of rights abuses, has died aged 81 in a hospital in Venezuela. … Continue reading

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Quotable: Mahatma Gandhi on freedom and slavery

“The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. He frees himself and shows the way to others. Freedom and slavery are mental states.” –Mahatma Gandhi

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Russia’s little freedom problem rears its ugly head

“Inasmuch as you have done it to the least of these my brothers, you have done it to me.” Matthew 25:40 It appears that some people in Russia, who call themselves “Orthodox Christians”, have forgotten who said what in the … Continue reading

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Shocked, SHOCKED, I tell ya!

Poor Kenny Boy. What a fall from grace the man has had. Once, he thought he was on track to be BushCo’s energy secretary. Then, his gravy train mysteriously went off the rails. (Well, all right: NOT so mysteriously. Haha.) … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Everyone hates Hugo!

In honor of Hugo Chavez’s recent flurry of shuttle diplomacy and friendly visits, and the corresponding media circus and propaganda offensive against it, I feel inspired…to bring you satire. Since everyone from the stodgy old London Times to the wingiest … Continue reading

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One disgusting computer game

No, I’m NOT talking about the latest “Grand Theft Auto” porno-fest. Check THIS out: Venezuelan politicians have complained about a forthcoming “shoot-em-up” computer game that simulates an invasion of the South American nation. In production by Los Angeles-based Pandemic Studios, … Continue reading

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And they say Venezuela lacks press freedom?

They’re full of shit. Take a look at what’s happening in Colombia and THEN talk to me about Venezuelan journalists who are allegedly being muzzled: Exposing outlaws — be they drug traffickers, leftist rebels or right-wing militias — risks assassination. … Continue reading

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It’s nettle time!

And while most people have no use for stinging nettles, I do. It goes with the territory of being German; we find a use for what many others just call weeds. With rubber gloves, foraging for this stuff is no … Continue reading

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I see London, I see France…

I see Condi’s desperate to do SOMETHING to revive her flagging credibility:Unfortunately, it’ll only work on the Republican pervert crowd. Who are already sold and think she can do no wrong.Too bad for all of them; Chavecito is still not … Continue reading

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Madonna’s still doing what she does best

And what is that, you ask? Let the Beeb answer… The Church of England has criticised Madonna’s appearance on a cross to kick off her latest tour in Los Angeles. “Why would someone with so much talent seem to feel … Continue reading

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