Monthly Archives: October 2006
From the Beeb, some interesting words on the newly re-elected Lula and what his mandate could mean: Brazil’s newly re-elected President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has set out priorities for his second term. In television interviews, he said the … Continue reading
“I apologize to no one for my criticism of the president and of his broken policy. If anyone owes our troops in the fields an apology, it is the president and his failed team and a Republican majority in the … Continue reading
Just in time for Halloween, kitties in the colors of the day are moshing all over a Double Wedding Ring quilt:I don’t know who won, and I don’t care. Too busy laughing my ass off. Happy Halloween, and please–in all … Continue reading
Nikolas Kozloff has responded, after some delay, to Roger Lowenstein’s NY Times hit-piece on him, his recently published book, and (predictably) its subject, Hugo Chavez. He takes on the talking points in the same substantive manner as I did some … Continue reading
A Bloomberg news article, of all things, manages to take an objective, nonjudgmental tone (or something reasonably like it) on the Venezuela-Cuba relationship. It’s too long to excerpt meaningfully here, so I’ll just give you the link.
Sometimes, you gotta read between the lines, baby. Like when the Pentagon comes out with shit like this, you need an interpreter to translate it from gibberish into plain English, dig? The Pentagon has set up a new unit to … Continue reading
And seeing as I’m female, I say KEEP YOUR ROSARIES OFF MY OVARIES!
Not if you-know-who can help it. Yes, folks, it’s Chavecito time again! First, a nasty little hit-piece from the Miami Herald (you know–BushCo’s Latin American propaganda arm?): Federal officials are investigating whether Smartmatic, owner of Oakland, Calif.-based Sequoia Voting Systems, … Continue reading