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Humour Politics

No News – Good News?

*click* — “Michael Jackson arrived at the courthouse with plenty of…” *click* — “…and Scott Peterson seemed to display no emo…” *click* — “…saying Pope John Paul was still “lucid” despite…” *click* — “…file for divorce from Brad Pitt…” *click* ………….. huh – for some reason I thought there was something going on with judicial […]

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Politics

Looking Better for the Kurds

I caught an interview on CSPAN with Qubad Talabany, a representative from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan to the US, this morning. It was a reminder that there are some very positive results of US actions in the area. The Kurds were severely mistreated by the Baath regime, as anyone can see by reading about […]

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Politics

Judicial Nominations

— How to steal the government from a generation of Americans that tune into their TV sets to watch reality — In the last few days I decided to tune into mainstream TV news to see what the vast majority of American people were being fed. I sat through endless stories about the Michael Jackson […]

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Environment Politics

Arctic Drilling

The energy industry that conquered America has taken another victim today, a piece of wilderness in Alaska. But more than that, they have taken a piece of dignity from the human race. For two decades the Alaskan National Wildlife Refuge represented a struggle between our obesity and the will to be better human beings. It’s […]

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Politics Social/Culture

Snow Job 2005

Lately, mainstream media has been filling it’s “news” channels with wonderful success stories of democracy spreading throughout the middle-east and consequently the emergence of a president who was previously misunderstood and now proven to have been right. The image of bully America is giving way to the image of an America who is steering the […]