Monthly Archives: March 2009

Things you have to believe to be a fundie today

Dramatic readings based on actual crap gathered from online forums. I especially like the part about the kid who comes home to tell his atheist mom he’s gonna go smoke pot and have sex with a hooker. And his mom’s … Continue reading

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Berluscoglioni smokes crack

Coke bugs biting your crotch again, Silvio? It’s kind of a habitual thing with Da Berluscoglioni, this whole drug-smoking and willy-waving thing. Get a load of his latest, er, declarations: “Ours is a liberal, bourgeois and popular, moderate and inter-class … Continue reading

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Economics for Dummies: How the “Invisible Hand” REALLY works

Tom Tomorrow, as usual, spells it out precisely and to the point:

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And that’s why we love Rafael Correa…

It’s the cojones, stupid! The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, reiterated on Sunday night his position of not re-establishing diplomatic ties to Colombia. The two countries have gone more than a year without them since the government of Colombia staged … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: The Ballad of Hugo Chávez

How did this escape my notice so long? There’s this group up here in Canada (hailing from Hamilton, Ontario) called Arkells, and guess who they dedicated a (very cool) song to? Yep, him:“The Night of the Sun”. Crank your speakers!

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So, Lula…about that whole “good left” thing…

Oh Lula, Lula, Lula, you’re always getting touted as some kind of savior, some kind of messiah, some kind of Antichávez. You must have special powers to command such incredible regard. Therefore, I’m sure you can explain this, right? The … Continue reading

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Marching against para-politics and violence in Bogotá

Colombian university students marched through downtown Bogotá yesterday. They were protesting against the current status quo of paramilitary violence and impunity, apparently with police complicity. According to this article in Aporrea, “spokespersons from the local headquarters of youth organizations of … Continue reading

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So…Bolivia “needs” the DEA, eh?

Heh. After discovering a gigantic cocaine-refining laboratory, the Bolivian anti-drug police revealed that they have also broken up a powerful international criminal ring operating in the country.“We are sure that we have disarticulated a truly powerful gang, considering the value … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: The Language of Flowers, and the Day of the Sea

Here’s how to say “Welcome”:Roses represent love. Quick, somebody, give Evo some:…because heaven knows he’s lovable. And because he hasn’t got nearly enough flowers around his neck.Speaking of language, I think the president of Peru needs some lessons. He seems … Continue reading

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How to tell you’re not welcome somewhere

This one’s just for all you shopping-mall developer types reading this…consider it fair warning of things to come:Behold, the façade of the Sambil mall being built in La Candelaria, a heavily populated but none-too-affluent part of downtown Caracas, Venezuela. I’ve … Continue reading

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