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Mike Gravel : Why I Care.

By on Jun 14, 2007 in Politics | 4 comments

Somebody asked me why I want Mike Gravel to win – why I care either way, since I’m not even an American, and this is, after all, an American presidential candidate. I’ve got more than a few reasons – and they all sort of come together. I spent some time in the US as a child – and as a result spent a large part of my childhood with a bit of an American identity. It’s also remained a large part of my cultural background. It’s the music I hear, and the books, I read – the comics I grew up on, and various other things. Not quite Apple Pie and the Superbowl, but still 😉 The other thing is that, like it or not – America influences the whole world, and well, to be honest, considering how America has been lately, I have to say I don’t like the effect it’s having. I remember thinking years ago that because America chooses to...

So That’s What It’s All About…

By on Jun 14, 2007 in Politics | 0 comments

I just read a blog somewhere in which an apparently well intentioned but horrifically mal-informed American woman was (god bless her heart for stretching that far across the sea) lamenting the continued existence of Farfur – described as a Mickey Mouse-Alike that urges resistance to the United States and to Zionism. She claims that the Chairman of the TV station is depriving the children viewers of their childhoods for his own nefarious purposes. She uses words such as slandering and inciting… Right. So it’s the chairman robbing the children of their childhood. Not the IDF shooting them with so-called rubber bullets that are nothing but rubber-coated bullets. Not the Israeli roadblocks that prevent them from getting to school, or in fact, getting to hospital. Not the devastated economy they live under due to the Zionist state withholding their...

Joe Lieberman Is Nuts.

By on Jun 11, 2007 in Politics | 0 comments

Joe Lieberman was just on Face The Nation. He’s a complete nut. No matter what question he was asked – Lieberman managed to inject the phrase ‘Iranians are killing Americans’ into each and every sentence he uttered. He said it once, then again, then again, then again and again and again. It started with him saying that he’s just been to ‘the region’ – the only country he mentioned by name was ‘Israel’ – not quite a country as much as a military camp full of genocidal Zionists, but that’s another story for another post. In any case, his point was twofold – that he is an ally of ‘Israel’ and that he’s got the god-given truth from the only ‘trustworthy’ American ally in the Middle East. The Zionists told him so, so it’s just gotta be true. And on he went, about how Iran is...

Bush’s Veto or How To Dismantle A Cretin…

By on May 9, 2007 in Politics | 0 comments

Having just read the text of Bush’s veto statement, I thought it might be worth a quick step-by-step deconstruction, for the benefit of any polar bears on a random island somewhere that may not have given it the once-through. It reeks. “Tonight”, says The Bush, in reassuring tones, “I will explain the reasons for this veto” and effectively, his desire to override Congress. Then, of course, he goes on, heaping one inanity on another. “It makes no sense to tell the enemy when you plan to start withdrawing” he says. Claiming that all the terrorists would then have to do is mark a day on their calendar when it would be safe to take over the major front (as he calls it and will continue to call it throughout his statement) on the ‘war on terror’. Idiotic nonsense. Personally, and this is no great revelation, I think the US has absolutely...

Who’s Afraid of Wolfowitz?

By on Apr 16, 2007 in Politics | 0 comments

Well, perhaps you should be. With a dual American-Israeli citizenship, and strong political alliances, Paul Wolfowitz seems all but invincible. The media, as a whole, seems blind to the perplexing paradox that the current president of the World Bank, ostensibly an organization out to alleviate poverty, and aid development – just happens to be one of the founders of the Project For The New American Century – an organization that propagates an agenda of Military Expansionism with the explicit aim of creating an American Empire. I’ve linked to documentation before, google the damn thing and read. Does that at all seem like a conflict of interest to you? And if not – are you even paying attention? Oh, Kilgore – eat my...

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