Monthly Archives: August 2006

One year after Katrina…

…and what have we learned? Well, for starters, that the BushCo Imperial Preznitcy is rather reminiscent of the royal family of France–heedless of everything, right up to its date with La Guillotine:

Posted in Environmentally Ill, Huguito Chavecito, If You REALLY Care, Morticia! You Spoke French!, Not So Compassionate Conservatism, Pissing Jesus Off, Sick Frickin' Bastards, The "Well, DUH!" Files, The Hardcore Stupid, The War on Terra, W is for Weak (and Stupid) | 3 Comments

In case you’re wondering why no posts lately…

…I’ve had a little family emergency.Well, all right: NOT so little. My mom had a nasty fall a few days ago while cleaning the kitchen window. The Muskoka chair she was standing on to reach the top of it (it’s … Continue reading

Posted in If You REALLY Care | 5 Comments

Festive Left Friday Blogging: LL Cool H

Okay, FLFB is a little belated this week, but better late than never!

Posted in Festive Left Friday Blogging, Huguito Chavecito | 2 Comments

The end of the End of History

Neoconservatism’s ideological guru has some Kool-Aid he’d like to sell you. But be warned…there’s a lot of backwash in that there jug: Early on in Hugo Chavez’s political career, the Venezuelan president attacked my notion that liberal democracy together with … Continue reading

Posted in Huguito Chavecito, Socialism is Good for Capitalism! | 3 Comments

So…who are the Hardcore Stupid?

Cheryl Seal of Democrats.com has identified 22 species of these scary humanoids… So who are these holdout Bush supporters? After pondering four years worth of my own interactions, pro-Bush postings at various webstes, and the comments of callers to rightwing … Continue reading

Posted in The Hardcore Stupid | 1 Comment

Jimmy Hoffa, call your office…

…because Carlos Ortega is now a fugitive. AGAIN. A senior Venezuelan opposition leader has escaped from a military prison, the country’s attorney general has said. Carlos Ortega was sentenced to almost 16 years in jail last year after being convicted … Continue reading

Posted in Huguito Chavecito, Isn't That Illegal? | 4 Comments

Cindy comes to Crawford…

…this time to stay:And she still has a question that SOMEONE doesn’t want to give an honest, straightforward answer to:Do you suppose she’ll get one this year? Next year? Year after that, maybe?In any event, she can now afford to … Continue reading

Posted in Angry Pacifist Speaks Her Mind, The War on Terra, Uppity Wimmin, W is for Weak (and Stupid) | Comments Off on Cindy comes to Crawford…

A sad but unsurprising revelation

A great German author, outspokenly anti-Nazi, has something he’s long wanted to get off his chest. Let’s hear him out: Nobel Prize-winning German writer Guenther Grass, author of the great anti-Nazi novel The Tin Drum, has admitted serving in the … Continue reading

Posted in Artsy-Fartsy Culture Stuff, Confessions of a Bad German | 4 Comments

Festive Left Friday Blogging: Hard Hat Hugo!

Looks like everything is a go for Venezuela, which is about to certify that it has the largest oil reserves in the world when the Orinoco heavy-crude region is factored in.And that’s not all: It also has at least 45% … Continue reading

Posted in Barreling Right Along, Festive Left Friday Blogging, Huguito Chavecito | 1 Comment

Sheikhs on a Plane!

And shakes on the ground! Oh NOES!!! President George W Bush has said a plot to bomb US-bound flights from the UK is a “stark reminder” that the US is still at war with Islamic extremists. Mr Bush said it … Continue reading

Posted in The War on Terra, W is for Weak (and Stupid) | 4 Comments