Monthly Archives: December 2006

Headline Howler: Men in India have WHAT???

Finally, the greatest source of shame for India’s men is addressed!The only question now is, who’s gonna be caught buying THESE?

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Someone needs to say a few Hail Marys

And while they’re at it, they need to stop getting priests to lie for them. Try to imagine Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, dressed up as a bishop — the head bishop — of his own state-sponsored church. According to media … Continue reading

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This just in…

Saddam Hussein has been hanged.And this is going to resolve…what?Certainly not THIS:

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Quotable: Henry Kissinger and Lily Tomlin on power as an aphrodisiac

“Power is the best aphrodisiac.” –Henry Kissinger“Just look at the carpet-bombing of Cambodia to see what it took for him to get it up…” –Lily Tomlin(What a pity Viagra was not on the market yet during those days. Could have … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: RCTV’s number is up!

Video, courtesy of Aporrea and VTV (the Venezuelan government channel.) Here, Chavecito addresses a military gathering about the fact that coup-supporting channel RCTV (Radio Caracas Television) is facing loss of its broadcast licence for its role in the coup of … Continue reading

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Scary Thought #5: This is really not much of a joke.

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I guess I’m bound for a long and healthy life…

…and all for exercising my reproductive autonomy so effectively that I’ve never been pregnant. From the Beeb: US researchers looked at 21,000 couples living in Utah between 1860 and 1985, who bore a total of 174,000 children. […] The researchers, … Continue reading

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A posthumous “fuck you” to Pinochet

From the bottom of Chileans’ hearts, or the hearts of their bottoms, comes the following magnificent salute to a dearly departed dictator (translation mine; original in Spanish at Aporrea.org): Diverse Chilean political sectors today rejected

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Quotable: Tommy Douglas on internal espionage

“Setting people to spy on one another is not the way to protect freedom.”–Tommy Douglas, Greatest Canadian and victim of RCMP spying

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Merry Christmas, Baghdad…

Or maybe not. The spirit of Christmas is still alive in Iraq, but it’s tucked away behind the closed doors of Christian families, who represent about three percent of Iraq’s 26 million people. Most of the fighting in Iraq involves … Continue reading

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