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Honduras: More shit you couldn’t make up if you tried

They have a strange notion of what constitutes “democracy” down there in the banana republics. De facto dictator Gorilletti, for example, is such a shit that no one in their right mind would elect him, but as Aporrea reports, the … Continue reading

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Honduras: Shit you couldn’t make up if you tried

Two lovely items about Central America’s luvverliest faux-democracy I simply had to share with you. First, this one from Aporrea, by Jean-Guy Allard: The putschist Honduran leader, Roberto Micheletti, was declared a “national hero” on December 18 by the Civic … Continue reading

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Honduran dictator says he won’t leave no matter what the world thinks

“Nobody can be above the law. Repeat: Above MY law.”Sorry I couldn’t come up with a more clever headline than that, but just so’s you all know, Gorilletti is still in power and means to stay even though the world … Continue reading

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Honduras: “Clean” elections officially a fraud

The Real News explains it clearly and in great detail. Less than 40% participation is NOT a flood of support–it is massive abstention!Shame on Graeme Clark for falling for the sham. Shame, too, on anyone who gave this farce a … Continue reading

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Short ‘n’ Stubby: All Honduras, all day long…

Most of these links are in Spanish, so if you don’t understand, don’t worry. I’ll précis them very precisely…Mel sez these illegitimate elections are a farce and that “the people will say no to the dictatorship”. He also sez that … Continue reading

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Short ‘n’ Stubby: A little bit of this, a little bit of that…

Some small odds ‘n’ ends I couldn’t go longer about:Craig Murray, former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan, heartily sympathizes with Richard Colvin, the Canadian diplomat who found Afghanistan to be no better. He also demolishes all pro-torture arguments very nicely. Thanks … Continue reading

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Faceless Facebooker singles me out for “honors” re: Honduras

Christ, this character almost sounds like another candidate for Wanker of the Week. Unfortunately, my slate’s already full, but I thought I’d share with you what some random wacko plunked in my Facebook inbox for no apparent reason: Liberty Heights … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Has Evo been taking fashion tips from Mel Zelaya?

Looks like the real president of Honduras isn’t the only progressive Latin American leader who can carry off a cowboy hat and vest…And it’s perfect for singing karaoke on the campaign trail, too. (What do you bet the song will … Continue reading

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Transgender hate-murders on the rise

…and they are extremely violent, as the statistics in this video show:Most of the victims are female; an indicator of just how dangerous it is to be a woman, and particularly one who wasn’t born a girl but who became … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: It ain’t all gloom ‘n’ doom for Mel…

For all the disociados out there who think that the real president of Honduras is crazy, holing up in the Brazilian embassy even as the clock winds down on his reign, I have some sad news:He’s obviously doing fine, physically … Continue reading

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