Monthly Archives: August 2009

Debunking the myths about Chappaquiddick…and Mary Jo

Left: Senator Ted Kennedy, age 37, attends Mary Jo Kopechne’s funeral. Note the neck brace inside his collar. Right: The scene of the accident at Chappaquiddick, showing the direction Kennedy’s car was travelling on Dyke Road just before it skidded … Continue reading

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Jesus wept

And with a bunch of meshugah anti-choice “followers” like these, can you blame him?h/t Unrepentant Old Hippie

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Roy Romanow’s message to Barack Obama

A former (NDP!) premier of Saskatchewan, Canada’s first province with single-payer healthcare, speaks out, along with others in the medical and nursing fields:US visitors, please spread this message. Grab the YouTube and put it on your blogs, or link to … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Remembering Katrina

Ray Nagin and Led Zeppelin–a duet made in hell on Earth.“Wonder why I got my middle finger up down here?” I don’t. After four years, it’s still not fixed. And the racists are still gloating. So, when is Cthulhu coming … Continue reading

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Yay

I would argue that this guy should never have gone to prison at all (he’s a hero for doing what he did!), but hey–at least he’s getting out: An Iraqi journalist jailed after hurling his shoes at former President George … Continue reading

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Why have we not heard of Marwa al-Sherbini?

First, a bit of backgrounder, courtesy of al-Jazeera–the only major English-speaking network to have given this shocking murder story ANY coverage:And now, I weigh in. When I googled for Marwa’s story, to find out the particulars, I got this blog … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: Ted Kennedy memorial edition

This week, we honor a man who, like his brothers before him, made a career of public service. And who better to show what a public DISservice is, than those who dishonor him? Yes, folks…here are this week’s public fappers, … Continue reading

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Another nail for the imperial coffin

Or should that be a screw? You know, the kind they put to people when torturing them?Moral high ground: guess who no haz it. According to the report, written by the CIA’s former inspector general, John Helgerson, one CIA interrogator … Continue reading

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Colonel Benavides, terror of the Venezuelan oppos

Meet my newest hero:His name is Antonio Benavides Torres, and he is a colonel in the Venezuelan national guard. Chavecito recently awarded him the country’s highest honor–the Medal of the Liberator. So what did Col. Benavides do to deserve it? … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: The last man on horseback?

Chavecito’s famous revolutionary ancestor, Maisanta, was the subject of a biography called The Last Man on Horseback. Well, looks like his great-grandson is following in his footsteps…er, better make that hoofprints:Looks like he’s more than comfortable leading the cabalgata, himself:¡Arriba … Continue reading

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