Archive for December, 2005

Republic or autocracy?

December 28th, 2005 – 10:24 pm
Tagged as: Politics,Rights

Over on Empire Burlesque, Chris Floyd has written a brutally cynical and probably far too accurate piece about the crisis that now faces what remains of our Republic: So now, at last, the crisis is upon us. Now the cards are finally on the table, laid out so starkly that even the Big Media sycophants […]

The reason for the season

December 25th, 2005 – 10:12 pm
Tagged as: Miscellaneous

Venezuela: President Hugo Chavez praised Jesus Christ as a revolutionary hero during a Christmas Eve visit to a homeless shelter. “For me, Christmas is Christ. The rebel Christ, the revolutionary Christ, the socialist Christ,” he said during a televised speech from the shelter. — AP

The Al-Jazeera Memo

December 4th, 2005 – 3:36 pm
Tagged as: Iraq,Politics

I’ve joined those who are willing to publish the infamous memo about bombing al Jazeera if it becomes available. Heard the Word of Blog? Of course, since I’m in the United States, this wouldn’t risk quite the same consequences that it would for a U.K. blogger, but I thought I’d add my name to the […]