Zimbabwe Inches Further Towards Madness

With everyone’s focus on Gaza right now it’s worth noting that the rest of the world is still just as screwed up as it always was and that there are other trouble-spots worth keeping an eye on.  One incident in particular caught my eye and if it weren’t so rediculous it might actually be...

So NOW they want to investigate war crimes?

The current situation in Gaza has been raging for two weeks now and all the while pressure has been mounting around the world for Israel to cease their offensive against Hamas.  Yesterday this pressure culminated, as it was bound to do, in allegations that Israel has and is committing war crimes.  Such...

225

As of last night it seems Al Franken, author of such books as the famous “Rush Limbaugh Is A Big Fat Idiot”, has unofficially won by the Minnesota Senatorial election recount by 225 votes.  Why unofficially?  Simple, incumbent Norm Coleman is already crying foul and promising lawsuits should he...

The Gaza Ground Operations Begin

For the last eight days the Middle East, and much of the world, has watched in horror as the Israel/Palestine cease-fire first broke down, and then turned to outright warfare.  Well today Israel, in a move that seemed unavoidable, has shifted to “Phase 2” of their counter-Hamas operation and...

Theft By Any Other Name

Let’s try a little experiment.  The next time you have a bill due, whether it’s a utility bill, your mortgage or rent, credit card payment, etc don’t pay it.  Instead, send an IOU.  Things wouldn’t end well for you, would they? Now imagine an entire state government doing the same...

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