Monthly Archives: April 2008

No, of course they’re not terrorists.

The Venezuelan opposition, stoop to such undiplomatic and undemocratic vulgarities as this? Perish forbid! Everybody knows that they are the paragons of civil society. Right?Right??? A dissident former general has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for … Continue reading

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Sacrebleu de merde! What is this?

Oh, it’s just France kissing both the dimpled cheeks of Chavecito…again. France’s top diplomat sought help from Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday to press for the liberation of rebel-held hostages in Colombia.Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner is aiming at restarting … Continue reading

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A legal precedent worth noting…

…wherever you are. In this case, it’s Australia punching a big, fat hole in the Religious Reich’s anti-gay agenda: Christian organisations in all states and territories may have lost the right to discriminate against gay people despite religious exemptions in … Continue reading

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Little Red Chavista Riding Hood

I love ‘toons, don’t you? “Once upon a time in South America, there was a frail little girl named Venezuela. But then along came Chavez…” And look! Evo can morph into Rambo:

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Yes, the Pigman WANTS riots in Denver

And no, he doesn’t have plausible deniability here:Image taken from the Denver Post.I thought he was tired of carrying water for the Repugs. When did he switch back, and what put that shit-eating no-dignity grin on his face? Oxy again? … Continue reading

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Ever been glad you couldn’t afford something?

Then you probably know just what I’m feeling about LASIK after reading this… Patients unhappy with their laser eye surgery urged U.S. health regulators to do more to limit poor results, saying complications from the LASIK procedure have taken a … Continue reading

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The Pigman’s violent streak

Mike Malloy hangs Rush Limbaugh’s fat ass out to dry on the air. Courtesy of Malmo Blue’s Equal Radio.

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: For cute Evo-pix, sign here

Yes, I know…I’m shameless. But if you want to see cute pix of Evo AND express your social conscience, Todos Con Bolivia is the place to go.And don’t forget to sign their petition. (Thanks to Corey and Madalena for directing … Continue reading

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Has Rafael Correa been reading my blog?

The reason I bring this up is because he says exactly what I’ve been thinking about Alvaro Uribe myself: “Just when relations improve with him, something strange happens and you get stabbed in the back. Something in his head’s not … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Mommy needs a shrink, not a surgeon

There are all kinds of sensitive issues begging to be covered by a children’s book. Is this one of them, or is it just another sad sign of times gone mad? Dr. Michael Salzhauer said so many moms brought kids … Continue reading

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