Category Archives: It’s War! It’s Legal! It’s Lovely!
The Russians roll tanks into South Ossetia while everyone is watching the pretty light show in China. Picture of the month is right here.
Chicken Yoghurt – Check on delivery: There’s a small but significant difference between the transcript of the speech Gordon Brown made to the Knesset today and what he actually said… Is this how he plans to later get away with … Continue reading
VIDEO: Vanity Fair – On the Waterboard – How does it feel to be “aggressively interrogated”? Christopher Hitchens found out for himself, submitting to a brutal waterboarding session in an effort to understand the human cost of America’s use of … Continue reading
The Times – Britain shamed as Iraqi interpreters are resettled in squalid tower blocks: The first Iraqi interpreters to be offered refuge in Britain are living in fear in squalid tower blocks in Glasgow, The Times has learnt. They complained … Continue reading
BBC – BBC uncovers lost Iraq billions: A BBC investigation estimates that around $23bn may have been lost, stolen or just not properly accounted for in Iraq. For the first time, the extent to which some private contractors have profited … Continue reading
1. Joseph Obi is on the warpath. The attack on Louise Redvers is particularly appalling… and actionable. Sadly, The Obi One has yet to reveal what he’s really angry about (i.e. what triggered this greatly delayed outburst). 2. Thank you, … Continue reading
Scott McClellan on Bush and the selling of the Iraq war: In Iraq, McClellan added, Bush saw “his opportunity to create a legacy of greatness,” something McClellan said Bush has said he believes is only available to wartime presidents. The … Continue reading
, . , . , apart from a certain method that certainly isn’t torture, . . (via)
Adults only beyond this point, please; some of the things we tolerate aren’t at all pleasant to think about….