Monthly Archives: October 2008
Don’t stay out past midnight, or you’ll turn into a pumpkin. I have it on good authority from my very own Basement Cat, who is little, black, slinky and SCARY.
Street-level reaction as Venesat-1 (Simón Bolívar) is launched. Here’s what the people are saying: Maylin de Bigot: I think this is a scientific and technological advance for our country. It’s an achievement that puts us in the technological vanguard, an … Continue reading
“Women Around the World at Work”, by Martha & the Muffins. Still the coolest keyboard and sax riffs around. And still some of the punchiest lyrics.
Literally:Story by ABI, via Aporrea: The destruction of at least 150 homes intended for poor people, in the municipality of Warnes, was ordered by Gabriel Camacho Cuéllar and his lawyer, Otto Richter, with the sole objective of preventing the devaluation … Continue reading
…including ORBIT: Haz click en cualquier video para verlo Puedes ver otros en radiomundial.com.ve A Chinese “Long March” rocket carries Venesat-1, better known as Simón Bolívar, into space. Also cool: Evo was a special guest at Chavecito’s launch party.One small … Continue reading
…only Pinochet:What…you think I’m just making this up?
Oh my. It looks like Bolivia could soon have oilwells in a part of the country OTHER than the opposition-dominated lowland regions known as the Media Luna. You know what this means, don’t you? Today, President Evo Morales gave the … Continue reading
“Now, it just so happens that I’m straight (not that there’s anything wrong with that), and yet I think it’s crucial that same-sex couples enjoy full marriage equality — and not just “civil unions.” Why the unyielding stance, given that … Continue reading