Category Archives: Brazil is the Bomb!

Short ‘n’ Stubby: Ms. Manx does Doomsday

It’s been a hot while, but the Manx is meowing again. Yes, folks, the calico kitty is back, with some short news items for y’all. And this time, it’s all about the imminent end of the world. So strap in … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: João Gilberto, RIP

In memory of the great bossanovista, who left us yesterday at age 88: There are so many of his compositions I could have picked, but this one pretty much sums up his musical philosophy. The female singer is his first … Continue reading

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Bolsonaro’s son tied to the murder of Marielle Franco

Yeah, Bolsovômito, point those finger guns while you still can. Just remember, though, that the finger of justice is pointing back at you…AND your vile fascist son: The mother-in-law of the former captain of the Battalion of Special Operations (BOPE), … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Madurito vs. Bolsovômito

“94 countries were present at the swearing-in of President Nicolás Maduro Moros…and only 46 at that of Bolsonaro…but the “illegitimate” one is MADURO.” Go figure.

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Fascist Brazilian president’s son has a small dick

Oh my, how embarrassing. And now, the whole world is going to find it out, because here it comes in English… Patrícia Lélis, ex-girlfriend of Eduardo, the son of Jair Bolsonaro, decided to respond to a tweet by PC Siqueira … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Here, have my earworm!

And don’t be too surprised if you find yourself samba-ing along, too.

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Quotable: Brian Bilston on national identities

And in light of the latest mass shooting and the political inaction that’s bound to follow, those final two lines are the kicker.

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Far-right Spanish politicians held private “bacchanals” with businessman

It’s been a while since I translated anything out of Spain, but this horrific report has caught my eye. And the picture it paints of the Partido Popular — the “Popular Party” directly descended from fascist Generalissimo Franco himself — … Continue reading

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Brazil: Pious MP busted for pedophilia, caught red-handed

A military policeman tries to bribe one of his civil counterparts after the latter caught him red-handed with a naked child in his car in a parking lot. Story, via El País: On Saturday, military police reserve colonel Pedro Chavarry … Continue reading

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Quotable: Noam Chomsky on the Brazilian coup d’état

“Dilma Rousseff is maybe the one politician who hasn’t — leading politician who hasn’t stolen in order to benefit herself. She’s being charged with manipulations in the budget, which are pretty standard in many countries, taking from one pocket and … Continue reading

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