Monthly Archives: November 2012
And because this is a nice shot, and I like it… …and there’s a nice bit of news behind it, too: The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, urged his counterparts at the 6th Summit of the Heads of State and … Continue reading
I am sorry to say that my home and native land is one of the yellow ratbastards. Thanks a lot, Harper Government™. You don’t fucking represent us. Just so the world knows. Meanwhile, here are some mighty happy people who … Continue reading
Yesterday, I chanced across the funniest, saddest, and weirdest shit I ever saw on Wonkette. Apparently there are all these dudes who’ve been creating “inspirational” propaganda — oh sorry, “art” — for the so-called men’s rights movement. But if what … Continue reading
(Photo: EMMA.) German FEMEN demonstrators outside the largest brothel in the cathedral city of Köln. They consider prostitution a human rights abuse, and hold up human trafficking, rampant in Germany, as an example of how liberalization of laws governing the … Continue reading
Haben Sie eine Frage? Etwas, das Sie quält? Like, say, how this sounds in English? Here you go: Peter Gabriel had an excellent German translator; it’s almost word-for-word, which is very hard to do. (And I would know.) He sounds … Continue reading
Crappy weekend, everyone! Well, how are we liking that whipsawing we all took this week? Israel attacked Gaza, then turned around and framed it as self-defence, inconveniently forgetting that some journalists like to keep timelines of nasty events like that. … Continue reading
Gotta love that Macy’s parade! Happy Thanksgiving to my friends in the US.