Monthly Archives: February 2015

After 40 years, a victim of Franco’s Spain tells her story

Lidia Falcón in an archival photo, likely taken before her seventh and final arrest under the Franco dictatorship. The leftist lawyer and feminist was falsely linked to a crime allegedly carried out by Basque separatists in Madrid in September 1974. … Continue reading

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Ontario sex-ed fight gets ugly. What century is this, again?

Good lord. I would have thought that teaching kids the facts of life at public school was no longer even a little bit controversial, but apparently it’s become just that. AGAIN. And today, in the Ontario Legislature, the pot boiled … Continue reading

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The Spy Cables: How South African intelligence was diverted — and PERverted

By now, this should be a familiar story to anyone who’s been following the War on Terra even casually: A country’s intelligence resources get shamelessly gobbled up by the CIA and Mossad in an effort to blame any domestic terrorism … Continue reading

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Mexican cardinal thinks priestly pedophilia “shouldn’t be published”

Ah, Mexico. So close to the gringos and so far from Jesus. Sure, you’ve had more than your share of priests molesting kids over the centuries and all, not to mention the embarrassment of a rather prominent Mexican priest and … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Down right to the happy end

This has it all: Trains! Bikes! A Santa sleigh! And two best friends having a blast. What more do you need?

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Duck, duck, moose!

You’ve seen American Sniper? NO? Well, don’t worry, you haven’t missed a thing. Here’s something much better: This guy’s my Baby Goose, for sure. Oh, and the same parodists have also put out this: No booger-eaters!

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“Fifty Shades of Shit”: A German feminist’s heretical thoughts

“No to the eroticization of sexual violence! Boycott Fifty Shades of Grey.” A sentiment I can heartily get behind. This article from Mira Sigel, of the German radical-anarcho-socialist-feminist blog, Die Störenfriedas, basically says it all for me, too: It’s February … Continue reading

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Ex-DEA agent slams Salazar, CIA and DEA

Celerino Castillo busted his ass in the 1980s trying to get to the bottom of the Nicaraguan cocaine trafficking networks in Central America. Imagine his horror when he found out that the very same US government he was working for … Continue reading

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Leamsy Salazar: The DEA’s useful spy

Leamsy Salazar, at right, back when Chavecito (on the left) trusted him. Hey! Remember the spook I blogged about the other day? Leamsy Salazar, the presidential security officer who “defected” from the Venezuelan armed forces and is now a star … Continue reading

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Argentina: Stella Calloni on the Nisman case

Further to yesterday’s debunker of the myths of the strange death of Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor supposedly investigating the AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires, here’s another hard look at what lies behind at all, courtesy of the redoubtable Stella Calloni: … Continue reading

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