Monthly Archives: September 2012

Music for a Sunday: With the cold wind in my eyes

Some sad news today: Raylene Rankin has died of cancer, aged 52. She and four of her siblings formed The Rankin Family over 20 years ago, and are widely credited with popularizing the Keltic-tinged folk/country music of Cape Breton for … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: Aborting the idiocy

Crappy weekend, everyone! Well, how about that M-312 fiasco? Wasn’t it fun when the House of Commons voted by more than 2 to 1 to NOT to waste time and taxpayers’ money on a “debate” about what is, in fact, … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Fun With World Leaders!

Nope, no pix or video for this one. Just this link. Click it to see who the world’s #1 asshole is. And then scroll all the way down to the bottom 10, see who they are, and compare their numbers … Continue reading

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Have we entered a time warp?

It’s just a jump to the left… Ah. That was lovely. Takes me right back, that does… No…you wanna know what REALLY takes me back? Not the pelvic thrust that really drives you insa-a-a-a-a-ane. (My pelvis can handle that without … Continue reading

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Strange bedfellows, but sincerely pro-peace

Here’s something you probably won’t see on your nightly news, tonight or any night: Actually, this video is mislabelled. These are not Israeli leaders, but members of Neturei Karta — an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect opposed to Zionism. They oppose Israel … Continue reading

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Photo du soir

“Store owner in Madrid refuses cop entrance and access to protesters seeking refuge in his shop. S25” Courtesy Occupy Chicago, via Facebook. Just another thing about the Spanish revolution the major media don’t want you to see.

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That iPhone line just got longer.

Looks like Apple’s gonna have some sourcing problems, if this keeps up: A brawl involving as many as 2,000 workers forced Foxconn to close its Taiyuan plant in northern China late on Sunday, and left a number of people needing … Continue reading

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Quotable: Margaret Atwood on war

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Music for a Sunday: Random love and abandoned love

The hurt gets worse, and the heart gets harder.

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Wankers of the Week: The Week the Wheels Went

Crappy weekend, everyone! Well, looks like there’s gonna be right-wing losers in both North and South America in the next month or two. Because the right-wing candidates in the US and Venezuela both seem to have lost some wheels off … Continue reading

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