Monthly Archives: January 2007

Quotable: Molly Ivins’ famous last (published) words

“We are the people who run this country.We are the deciders. And every single day,every single one of us needs to step outsideand take some action to help stop this war.”—Molly Ivins, sorely and sadly missed

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A tale of two marches

Tell me, dear friend: have you heard about the March for Life? You know–the one that took place this year, as it does every year, on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade? It is awfully hard to miss an annual … Continue reading

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Okay, this is really stupid, but…

…I just couldn’t resist this headline: “Scott Baio Blames Pam’s Breasts for End of Their Relationship”. I shit you not. Former teen heartthrob Scott Baio says his relationship with Canadian beauty Pamela Anderson ended when she decided to get her … Continue reading

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Why are they doing this?

Uh, this must be part of that “culture of life” I always hear right-wingers babbling on about. The city of Miami is planning an official celebration at the Orange Bowl for whenever Cuban President Fidel Castro dies. Discussions by a … Continue reading

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A song that says it all

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Hey, hey, get outta my way…

…I just got here from the US of A!And as you can see, punk-ass Humvee Macho Man is one helluva driver. When he gets sick of running them off the road from his own lane, he just veers into the … Continue reading

Posted in Barreling Right Along, Fascism Without Swastikas, If You REALLY Care, Isn't That Illegal?, The War on Terra | 2 Comments

Festive Left Friday Blogging: Chavecito in Brazil

Score one more award for Chavecito: the Tiradentes Medal.

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Time (reluctantly) gives Chavecito credit where due

Oh, my gawd. What is it with Time magazine’s attitude toward Hugo Chavez? They couldn’t make him their Person of the Year; that privilege is reserved for actual dictators and nonentities like “you”, not admirable democratic socialists out to change … Continue reading

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Talking to Americans, Australian edition?

Rick Mercer, watch out. Here’s a comedian claiming to be Prime Minister John Howard–and NO ONE catches on. But they sure do say the darndest things.

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More on 21st Century Socialism

Earlier this week I translated and commented on part of an Aporrea article on Venezuelan political scientist Haiman el Troudi and his recommendations for what the elusive creature of Hugo Chavez’s visions should look like. Here’s more: Capitalism is broken. … Continue reading

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