Monthly Archives: April 2012

Quotable: Mother Jones on the working women’s struggle

Happy May Day…and if you are not a (total) slave, thank a socialist.

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Big break for Argentina’s disappeared

General Jorge Rafael Videla, de facto military dictator of Argentina, 1976-81. The wheels of Argentine justice turn with painful, creaking slowness. But they’re still moving, and today comes news that things could start moving forward a lot faster: Last Thursday, … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: A clever combo

While putzing around on Jezebel, I found this. It’s a mash-up between a cute song I’d never heard (“Two Weeks”) and an old fave (“Head Over Heels”). And now I have a new idol, too. Kimbra has a tremendous voice, … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: Bad Oda, and other stinkers

Crappy weekend, everyone! If I sound a little funny to you right now, it’s because I’m typing this with one hand holding my nose. There are just so many wankers stinking the joint up this week with all the foul-smelling … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico wants in!

Is Puerto Rico a US colony, or is it a part of Latin America? The political leaders in Puerto Rico seem to think the former. But a famous rap star has other ideas: The lead singer of Calle 13, René … Continue reading

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Quotable: Tina Fey on conservative women

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Two years on the tweeter

A little birdie told me that someone is celebrating his second anniversary on a certain microblogging platform tomorrow: And that means it’ll be two years on there for me as well, since I joined shortly after Chavecito did. What’s most … Continue reading

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On “personhood” and what it means to be a non-person in Canada

The Famous Five, gagged. This is what it’s coming down to, folks. Well. How about that “debate” in the House of Commons today? Or should I say, that NON-debate? Because the legal status of zygotes, embryos and fetuses in Canada … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Counterpunch, Fetus Fetishists, Isn't It Ironic?, Law-Law Land, Mexican Standoffs, Not So Compassionate Conservatism, Pissing Jesus Off, Sick Frickin' Bastards, Uppity Wimmin | 3 Comments

Quotable: Kurt Cobain on homophobia

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So much for the Great Liberal Conspiracy Theory!

Remember Vikileaks, when a certain adulterous SupposiTory got his comeuppance via the tweeting of publicly available details of his scandalous divorce? Sure you do. And now, the guy who tweeted those deets reveals all. And it isn’t what the SupposiTories … Continue reading

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