Monthly Archives: October 2006

Another opportunity for Lula to learn from Chavecito

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

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Quotable: John Kerry finds his spine at last

“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

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Team Black vs. Team Orange

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

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A quickie double-header

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

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Astonishing!

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.

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Catapult the propaganda, baby…

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

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Keep your Jesus off my…WHAT?

And seeing as I’m female, I say KEEP YOUR ROSARIES OFF MY OVARIES!

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Be-bop-a-Lula!

He’s Brazil’s baby! Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been re-elected in a clear victory, polling more than 60% of the vote against rival Geraldo Alckmin. In a victory speech, Lula said he would govern for all Brazilians … Continue reading

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Sowing distraction, reaping destruction?

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

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When pigs grow wings and fly

The Peruvian prime minister sure put his foot in it recently. Never ask what “it” is; just be thankful it didn’t come out of YOUR mouth: Venezuela rejected on Friday reported comments by Peru’s prime minister predicting an end to … Continue reading

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