Category Archives: The ‘Stans

Ding, dong, Osama bin Forgotten is dead.

Hooray. I guess I’d be more jubilant about the death of Osama bin Laden if only what this Pakistani interviewee says were not so damn true: Zero transparency, the body conveniently disposed of at sea (to prevent martyr-worship at his … Continue reading

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Short ‘n’ Stubby: If this is Tuesday, it must be Libya

…and if the Stumpy Cat is meowing, it must mean she has some news for us. And of course, being Ms. Manx, she ALWAYS comes through: On the WSWS (always a good place to go for the real news), Patrick … Continue reading

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Ignorance and prejudice and fear…

First up, a little mood music from the maestros: And now, today’s dose of mother-fucking outrage: The Big News Network website reports today (April 4, 2011) that extremist US pastor Terry Jones has announced he will lead an anti-Islam rally … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with these pictures?

Germany’s Der Spiegel captions this photo as follows: “This photo shows the corpse of farmer’s son Gul Mudin, killed January 15, 2010, with a member of the ‘Kill Team’ posing behind it. Der SPIEGEL has published three photos from the … Continue reading

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Politically motivated? You don’t say…

Awhile back, I remarked on how interesting and odd the timing of those sexual assault charges against Julian Assange was. Today, once more, I am reminded of just how very interesting and odd that timing was, indeed: Julian Assange’s Swedish … Continue reading

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LuCIA got some ‘splainin’ to do…

Oh LuCIA…Pakistan would like to know why you sent an agent on a murderous rampage in the streets of Lahore: The American who shot dead two men in Lahore, triggering a diplomatic crisis between Pakistan and the US, is a … Continue reading

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