Category Archives: It’s War! It’s Legal! It’s Lovely!

This will seem awfully familiar to a lot of you (part two)…

A little something for you from the New York Times, courtesy of AfterDowningStreet.org… Lying Like It’s 2003: This White House gang is so practiced in lying with a straight face that it never thinks twice about recycling its greatest hits. … Continue reading

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A few leaders…

Huzzah! We’re up and running and ready to roll! Here’s a round-up to get us all started, before the long-promised big’un… First, there’s some quality reading regarding Blair’s self-serving, blame-seeking speech: Independent – Shoot the messenger: PM blames media for … Continue reading

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Heads-up!

Heads down! BBC – US forces storm Iranian consulate: US forces have stormed an Iranian consulate in the northern Iraqi town of Irbil and seized six members of staff. The troops raided the building at about 0300 (0001GMT), taking away … Continue reading

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The Way For War

I hope you’ll pardon me for saying this, but this administration has serious past-form when it comes to timing: The U.S. tried to delay Saddam’s hanging. Of course, this was to ensure that the execution (like the trial process) was … Continue reading

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Boom.

Guardian – The moment North Korea became a nuclear player BBC – North Korea ‘nuclear test’ condemned BBC – North Korea ‘facing tough measures’ Rupert Cornwell – America is stretched in the war on terror, and its options over Pyongyang … Continue reading

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Fuck him, and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse he rode in on

Belfast Telegraph – Bush claims victory as Senate approves terror suspects bill: Both sides are claiming victory from the compromise. But human rights groups say the final version allows the President too much discretion in deciding what interrogation methods are … Continue reading

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Tell the world what you stand for

For Queen and Country: Tonight’s example of New Labour Delusion comes from the website Keeping the Faith. This is a pro-Blair website set up to support the beleaguered Tony Blair. It has a list of 50 achievements during his time … Continue reading

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Abu Ghraib in Lego

Hahahaha! This appeals to me in all sorts of ways. (via) In fact, it has me wondering how one would render napalm use in Lego. I’m guessing that the process would start with the purchase of 10,000 of these little … Continue reading

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It’s all just a little bit of history repeating itself

Juan Cole – War on Lebanon Planned for at least a Year: That is why I was so shaken by George W. Bush’s overheard conversation with Tony Blair about the war. He clearly thought that it broke out because Syria … Continue reading

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If you only do one small thing today

Please, do this. Cheers all.

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