Monthly Archives: June 2013

Music for a Sunday: Sleep is my friend and my rival

This song has been on heavy rotation in my head lately: Happy Canada Day!

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Wankers of the Week: Paula Deen’s Big Gay Plantation Wedding

Crappy weekend, everyone! How’s this been for a week of mixed nuts — er, news? We got gays getting married here, blacks getting disenfranchised there. I haz a confusion. But one thing I am NOT confused about, is the wanktacular … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Not just a pretty face

In lieu of the semi-regularly scheduled Correa-pr0n, I hereby present: And that’s why we love him. Any questions?

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A few random thoughts about rape culture

This evening, just after supper, I was chatting on Facebook with a friend of mine who lives on the west coast. And he told me a story about how he was speaking out at a rally following the SCOTUS decision … Continue reading

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Press freedom under threat again in Venezuela and Ecuador

Press freedom is deteriorating rapidly in South America. Two politicians — one from Venezuela, one from Ecuador — attack a Dutch reporter for asking critical questions: Ha, ha, whoops. That didn’t happen in South America. It happened in Europe — … Continue reading

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The Snowden Affair, as seen from Venezuela and Ecuador

So far, Venezuela has not received any asylum request from Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor turned whistleblower who revealed that the intelligence agency is spying on pretty well everyone who’s got a telephone and/or internet access. But, says President … Continue reading

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Rotten tomatoes for El Narco Uribe

The History Channel (better known as the Hitler Channel) is infamous up here for its sensationalistic crap, which increasingly has less and less to do with actual history, and more and more to do with weird dudes claiming they were … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: For the Brazilian Revolution

I just keep coming back to this one. And this one: And this one: Crank it and MARCH.

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Wankers of the Week: The Gee-Hate Summit

Crappy weekend, everyone! Well, how about our Dear Leaders. Thinking they know how to run the world. Ha! After what Edward Snowden exposed, it’s a wonder any of them can show their faces in public anymore, much less at a … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Ollie’s next film

Oliver Stone and Chavecito in happier days. According to the current president of Venezuela, fans of the late leader will soon be in for a treat, one that will bring those happy days back…on screen, at least: US filmmaker Oliver … Continue reading

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