Monthly Archives: June 2008

I wonder if he uses it for Cuban cigars

Ha ha, Boris Johnson cracks me up. First that undead haystack cancels the London public transit system’s cheap-fuel deal with Venezuela, out of some idiotic desire to punish the poor with fare hikes. Now, get a load of what he … Continue reading

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My head just exploded.

Remember how I said the newly elected leftist president of Paraguay was by no stretch of the imagination a moderate, and even posted proof? Well, guess what the Dissociated Press’s own hilariously named Christopher Toothaker wrote. And if you guessed … Continue reading

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Why the EU wants to punish economic migrants

From Deutsche Welle, the German satellite TV channel, an interesting passage buried well down in the piece: The Return Directive raises hackles not only because of possible human rights infringements, but because the remittances sent home by illegal workers to … Continue reading

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What did I say?

About it not only being Evo and Chavecito? Get a load of El Ecuadorable and what he’d do if Europe keeps on shitting on Latin American economic migrants: Ecuador threatened to halt Andean trade talks with the European Union on … Continue reading

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John McCain is…

…one of these: Oh, you think I’m being too harsh? Here:

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Quotable: Chris Hedges on crapaganda whoredom

“The past week was a good one if you were a courtier. We were instructed by the high priests on television over the past few days to mourn a Sunday morning talk show host, who made $5 million a year … Continue reading

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Ever wonder why I call them media whores?

Here, let Editor and Publisher clue you in: In her Sunday column this week, Washington Post ombudsman Deborah Howell responds to charges of improper money-making from special-interest groups against two of the newspaper’s stars, David Broder and Bob Woodward. The … Continue reading

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It’s not just Evo or Chavecito…

…it’s all of Mercosur rejecting that draconian, disgusting European “Return Statute”–you know, the one that deprives undocumented immigrants of all legal rights, including recourse to an attorney before the country they’re in decides to boot them out–after a prison stay … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging Too: Bolivar’s Sword

A fun animated short history of South America, Simon Bolivar, and his modern counterparts. Several familiar cartoony faces in there…

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Lugo comes to Venezuela

And gets a hug-ito from Chavecito at a religious ceremony at Caricuao in his honor:And if the speech he gave in Ecuador here is any indication, he will work well with the rest for integration:BTW, El Ecuadorable and Evo are … Continue reading

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