Monthly Archives: December 2007
“It seems to me that those who have tried to make the rebel cause the Christian cause have no shame. All those who are heart and soul with the rebels have made a clear cut choice between the things that … Continue reading
From the Halifax News, some important information about the difference between Canadian privacy law and that of our neighbors to the south–a difference that is now being eroded due to the push for “deep integration”: Individual privacy is best protected … Continue reading
Gol-dang, if that Osama isn’t the most talkative spook or the most animated corpse you’ve ever seen. Now that everyone is talking about his death (thank you, Beni!), he has to pipe up via audiotape and claim that the rumors … Continue reading
The operation to bring three hostages out of FARC territory in Colombia is now on. This afternoon, military helicopters left Venezuela for Colombia, bearing the Red Cross logo to signify that this is a humanitarian mission. And of course, it … Continue reading
An intriguing David Frost interview from last November, shortly after a failed assassination attempt on Benazir Bhutto, who was killed today in Rawalpindi, Pakistan: At 6:13 in this video, she mentions an “Omar Sheikh, who murdered Osama bin Laden” (italics … Continue reading
…and neither does he, nor any of his lackeys, have the slightest concept of a little thing known as reading comprehension. Think Progress has ferreted out the real source of Dubya’s antipathy to embryonic stem cell research–a total misinterpretation of … Continue reading
Sadly, this was a foregone conclusion:Meanwhile, Dubya still thinks Musharraf is the world’s best democrat. Right up there with Alvaro Uribe of Colombia. Surprise, surprise.
George Stroumboulopoulos, host of CBC’s The Hour (he never introduces himself as “your host”, always, endearingly, as “your boyfriend”) interviews Chris Hedges, author of American Fascists:Hedges makes the interesting and useful point that the reason Canada doesn’t have a fundie-dominionist … Continue reading
John McCutcheon tells the story of his ballad and the dedicated band of German followers it won him.