Monthly Archives: May 2015
I’m not complaining about this rain. The garden needs it, and so do I.
Sorry this is all I was good for today. I was out in the garden hoping to whup some weeds, and the weeds whupped ME. EDIT: Okay, here’s a real groaner:
One really has to question the Colombian government’s good faith in its negotiations with the FARC. All the time, of course. But especially when things like this happen: A member of the peace delegation of the FARC guerrillas in Havana, … Continue reading
Oho, what’s this? Another putschist conspiracy in Venezuela? ¡Por supuesto! And this little conversation between two big pieces of shit was captured in none other than the jailhouse where the two are currently cooling their heels. Here are the details … Continue reading
And no, this is not the familiar shamrocky tune that Ronnie Ray-gun and Lyin’ Brian Mulroney ruined at their “summit”, either. This one’s much prettier: And why are Irish eyes smiling today? Well, the other day, something remarkable happened on … Continue reading
Would you trust these people to teach YOU morality? If the answer is yes, you just might be a Pharisee. So, this happened. Finally, after years of parading their nauseating Quiverfull sanctimony on the Internets and TV to the tune … Continue reading
No, not Isabel Allende the author; she’s the niece of the fallen president, who died on the heels of a coup in 1973. This one is the other Isabel Allende, the late former president’s daughter. And here’s what she had … Continue reading
Venezuelan federal authorities are always on the lookout for paramilitaries. And no wonder: Ever since Chavecito rose to power (and Madurito succeeded him), the old ruling classes have had this ongoing problem with actual, functioning, democratically-elected government. They don’t want … Continue reading
I’m gonna be in the garden for most of today, so please enjoy this little documentary about the late, great bluesman, B.B. King. This was shot in 1972, just as he was starting to finally make the big time. His … Continue reading
The late B.B. King, who loved women so much that he even gave his beloved guitar a woman’s name…Lucille. He will be very sadly missed!