Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cops Behaving Badly: When you’re finished there, can you come weed MY garden, too?

Some remedial education in drug recognition might also be in order.

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Quotable: Craig Murray on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla attack

“A word on the legal position, which is very plain. To attack a foreign flagged vessel in international waters is illegal. It is not piracy, as the Israeli vessels carried a military commission. It is rather an act of illegal … Continue reading

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Humberto sez: Tax the Bastards!

Humberto explains the new “harmonized” sales tax and why it’s so OUT of harmony with the way things should be done in this great land of ours.

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Music for a Sunday: One of two phone numbers everyone knows

The other, of course, is 9-1-1.

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Wankers of the Week: No rest for the wanked

Hooboy! Summer came three weeks early this year, meaning I’ve been caught scrambling. I got my garden dug, tilled and planted in record time; the wild asparagus is growing so fast that I could be bending over a patch, peering … Continue reading

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BP, learn from Venezuela!

This is how you run an oil company responsibly, people… The US subsidiary of Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA), CITGO, has received seven awards for its contributions in safety and environmental protection from the National Association of Petrochemical Refiners at its … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: What’s nicer than Evo or Lula?

Why, what else…Evo AND Lula!Found at ABI today. Reposted for no reason other than that it’s a nice shot of them…and I like it.

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Economics for Dummies: All you need to know about the G-8

Any questions?

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Men Who Just Don’t Get It: Explaining birth control (sorta)

Guys, I love you all to bits, but damn, some of you are SO dense:Please, PLEASE don’t be this dim when it comes to condoms, ‘kay?(Meanwhile, here’s the lowdown on all the birth control methods “explained” above. Read and learn.)

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Chavecito and the tweeter

From Cubadebate via Aporrea, a little newsy item: Spokespersons for the Twitter social networking site, Laura Gómez and Jenna Dawn, “are delighted” that presidents, including Hugo Chávez with his @chavezcandanga, are opening accounts. “Presidents in general, as in the case … Continue reading

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