Monthly Archives: September 2006
…roll over and give Dubya yer oil. That’s a boy… US President George W Bush has praised his Kazakh counterpart, Nursultan Nazarbayev, for transforming the former Soviet republic into a ‘free nation’. After talks between the two leaders in Washington, … Continue reading
Danny Glover + Chavecito = serious righteousness.
However you say it, I did it. To one of my favorite news sites–Venezuelanalysis–no less. They posted on the NY Times’ Chomsky/Galbraith mix-up today. I did it two nights ago.Who’s yer momma?
Sometimes, Google Alerts turn up some real gems in one’s e-mail box. Take, for example, this lovely letter to the editors of the Arizona Republic:
Anybody for a trip back to Uncle Tom’s cabin? Think Progress has a doozer for us. Beware of the bad acid, though:
Nobody, as the rumors of the good professor’s death are premature and grossly exaggerated. And, according to the Chavista news site Aporrea, they are also totally misreported. My own quick and dirty translation from the Spanish follows:
…and as for Keith Olbermann, he’s the latest on my yum-yum list, along with Chavecito, Evo, Big Dawg, Jon Stewart, George Clooney, and Stephen Colbert. That man is the next frickin’ Edward R. Murrow, man.Seriously.What happened this past week? It … Continue reading
…over accusations that 9-11 was his fault. And it’s a beautiful thing to see. He’s cool, confident, factual as hell. He’s accountable and admits his mistakes (not to mention those of the FBI and CIA, which are crucial), but he … Continue reading
Things that make you go hmmm… France said it could not confirm a report on Saturday that al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden had died in Pakistan last month. The French regional daily L’Est Republicain, published in Nancy, quoted a … Continue reading
As my friend Wren says, to be damned by the devil is to be truly blessed. Hugo Chavez is a hard act to follow, but this past week he truly outdid himself. He spoke for half an hour at the … Continue reading