Monthly Archives: November 2007

Alvaro’s big oopsie

Looks like the president of Marching Powder Land has some serious splainin’ to do. Like, for example, how his effort to sabotage Chavecito and Piedad Cordoba in their efforts to broker peace and a release of FARC hostages…ended up showing … Continue reading

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Ha ha. Oppos funny!

Oh, the Venezuelan opposition…they seriously think no one will catch them in a lie. That their carefully contrived media campaigns against Chavecito will go off without a hitch. But as it happens, the ever alert Mario Silva (who hosts La … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: How does Evo kick ass?

Let us count the ways. He does it with speeches…

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King eats humble pie

Everybody sing! “Once I was the King of Spain, now I eat humble pie…” Meanwhile, look who else is munching a hearty slice of homebaked humble goodness:

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Who died and made Fedecamaras king?

The arrogance of these people just knows no bounds. I wonder if the reporter for the Canadian Press agency wasn’t chuckling when s/he wrote this: Fedecamaras, which counts thousands of large and small businesses among its members, rejected Chavez’s constitutional … Continue reading

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Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!

Oi, oi, oi.In honor of their having elected a new PM who’s really got his shit together, I feel a song coming on.

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Piedad Cordoba receives death threats; France offers protection

No good deed goes unpunished in Alvaro Uribe’s Colombia, it seems. The government of France offered protection to Colombian opposition senator Piedad Cordoba after she received death threats for leading a move for rapprochement with FARC guerrillas and a release … Continue reading

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Fine allies Dubya has, part umpteen

Oh, Saudi Arabia. The problem with that country isn’t the general insanity of its theocracy–it’s where to start. A few posts ago, I blogged about a rape victim getting punished for being a victim. Now, it gets even worse–the authorities … Continue reading

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One more stupid-ass glorified game show

I mean really. What else would you call this? Fox’s president of alternative entertainment is referring to "The Moment of Truth," the network’s sure-to-be controversial game show in which contestants are asked a series of highly personal questions while connected … Continue reading

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How right was Clara Fraser…

…when she wrote that profit is unpaid wages?Well, in the case of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce alone, she was right to the tune of at least $600 million. And bear in mind that when this was written, the … Continue reading

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