Monthly Archives: September 2008

Wanna hear something that’ll totally twirl your turban?

Here’s your moment of Zen for today. A former banker talks about the necessity for socialism in light of the Wall Street debacle:I wish this one came with English subtitles, but so far, it’s just in Spanish. All I can … Continue reading

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They walk among us…

Who are they? Well, they look normal enough. It’s what they DO that’s not so normal: Police are looking for a suspect after a woman says another woman poured a liquid on her and told her she was going to … Continue reading

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Yes, we are glitching. Thanks for noticing.

You HAVE noticed, yes? Good.Well, here’s the story: My best friend and geekus maximus has helped me improve this site with the latest edition of Movable Type. We did it to help secure the blog against hackers exploiting weaknesses in … Continue reading

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El Ecuadorable’s big win

Latin America’s cutest president turned out in one of his groovy embroidered shirts to thank the people for what was, in the eyes of anyone in the know, a foregone conclusion:He’s got at least 66% so far, according to exit … Continue reading

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Headline Howler: Another Reuters schmuxtaposition

Oh lordy-loo. You just can’t make this shit up: “Let the U.S. empire end and let a great nation and great republic rise from the ruin … It’s time to shout ‘Liberty!’ again in the United States,” Chavez said, calling … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin: Snubbed in Paraguay

So, the Lipstick Pig Woman got out her presidential kneepads for a certain Paraguayan ex-bishop. Only, sadly (or rather, happily–for him!), Fernando Lugo told her to keep ’em and her lipstick to herself: Paraguay President Fernando Lugo, while attending both … Continue reading

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Quotable: Adolfo Gilly places Bolivian racism in a nutshell

“In that domination, being a full citizen means being white or an assimilated mestizo. To become a citizen, an Indian must stop being Indian and see themselves and be seen as being white; break from their concrete historical community, that … Continue reading

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Chavecito drops another bombshell

He says that if he were a person of any power in the US, he would follow Ecuador’s example and convene a constitutional assembly–democratically elected–to write a new constitution. And if that sounds shocking, remember–the original US constitution was not … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Evo at the UN

I get the feeling that I’m not the only woman who likes this humble honey…and as proof, I present these shots taken at the recent UN meeting:Michelle Bachelet’s body language tells me all I need to know about how she … Continue reading

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Chavecito anti-American? Shyeah, right.

Unfortunately, the man’s own words, taken straight up, undercut every bullshit thing that’s ever been said about him (usually by people mistranslating him or taking him out of context, or just plain old making shit up). So here he is … Continue reading

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