Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Stones in Havana: Who paid for that “free” concert?

Coño, indeed. Now that all the dust has settled after the Stones oh-so-historically played in Havana, it’s time to start asking some hard questions about their “free” concert. After all, Mick Jagger is a notorious greedyguts; he’s even been known … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba, Libre (de los Yanquis), Economics for Dummies, EuroPeons, Filthy Stinking Rich, Good to Know, Isn't It Ironic?, Law-Law Land, Merry Old England, Socialism is Good for Capitalism!, The Nausea | Comments Off on The Stones in Havana: Who paid for that “free” concert?

Haitian activist murdered in Venezuela

Fritz Saint Louis was a bright hope for his people in a bad time. And like so many bright hopes in Latin America and the Caribbean, he met with a violent and premature end: On Saturday night, masked men entered … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba, Libre (de los Yanquis), Fascism Without Swastikas, Filthy Stinking Rich, Huguito Chavecito, I Left My Hat in Haiti, Isn't That Illegal?, The United States of Amnesia | 1 Comment

Music for a Sunday: One for Der Drumpf

“With your cemetery teeth and your California tan I’m here to tell you that you ain’t no Superman — You’re just a wide boy!”

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Music for a Sunday: One for Der Drumpf

Compare and Contrast: Der Drumpf vs. The Berd

Feel the Berd.

Posted in Compare and Contrast, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on Compare and Contrast: Der Drumpf vs. The Berd

Wankers of the Week: Bad Friday

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a very crappy Easter weekend to all who observe it. Know what else I’m observing? Yes, that’s right: Wankers in the wild! And here they are, in no particular order: 1. Marine Fucking Le Pen. All … Continue reading

Posted in Wankers of the Week | Comments Off on Wankers of the Week: Bad Friday

A few random thoughts on the Ghomeshi fiasco

So. This happened. It’s not that I wasn’t expecting it to happen. Given the overall ineptitude of the Crown’s prosecution, and the ugly predilections of the judge as revealed in a previous (and very similar) case, it was pretty easy … Continue reading

Posted in Bullies, Canadian Counterpunch, Human Rights FAIL, If You REALLY Care, Isn't It Ironic?, Isn't That Illegal?, Law-Law Land, Men Who Just Don't Get It, Uppity Wimmin | Comments Off on A few random thoughts on the Ghomeshi fiasco

When Pánfilo met Obama

One of Cuba’s leading funnymen had a visit from another funny man recently. Here’s what happened, according to Habana Linda: Cuban humorist Luis Silva, better known as Pánfilo, had a telephone conversation on March 18 with Barack Obama. Today, by … Continue reading

Posted in Artsy-Fartsy Culture Stuff, Cuba, Libre (de los Yanquis), Obamarama!, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on When Pánfilo met Obama

Obama in Argentina: What’s NOT being discussed when he meets with Macri

Jorge and María Emilia Zaffaroni, of Uruguay, and their daughter, Mariana. The parents were “disappeared” and their infant daughter was illicitly “adopted” by a military family with ties to the Argentine Junta. Theirs is just one of hundreds of similar … Continue reading

Posted in Cuba, Libre (de los Yanquis), Don't Cry For Argentina, Fascism Without Swastikas, Human Rights FAIL, Isn't It Ironic?, Paraguay, Uruguay, Sick Frickin' Bastards, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on Obama in Argentina: What’s NOT being discussed when he meets with Macri

Quotable: Samantha Bee on untested rape kits

“Remember, local elections are a lot like rape kits. No one really wants to pay attention to them, but if you bother to open them up, you might just get rid of someone who’s been screwing everyone in town.”

Posted in Cops Behaving Badly, Isn't That Illegal?, Law-Law Land, Quotable Notables, The United States of Amnesia, Uppity Wimmin | Comments Off on Quotable: Samantha Bee on untested rape kits

Photo du jour

Barack Obama, in Cuba, in front of that famous mural based on THAT famous picture of Che. A sight for sore eyes, and one that many thought we’d never see. And one which right-wing idiots, completely forgetting Nixon in China, … Continue reading

Posted in All the Tea in China, Cuba, Libre (de los Yanquis), Isn't It Ironic?, Obamarama!, Schadenfreude, Teh Russkies, The United States of Amnesia | Comments Off on Photo du jour