AFP: Obama’s UN Ambassador Pick Says Administration Will Confront Mugabe

Let’s hope Susan Rice is being forthright here: At her Senate confirmation hearing, Rice pledged to confront the regime of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, urging China, Russia and southern African countries to join the Obama administration in isolating the veteran strongman. “Their interests...

Slacker Friday: Message Received, Loud And Clear

“We will not actively pursue bringing back to Canada murderers who have been tried in a democratic country that supports the rule of law… . “It would send a wrong message. We want to preserve public safety here in Canada.” – Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day, announcing on...

*Poke Poke Poke*

I really wish von still hung around my all-time favourite regular online haunt*, Obsidian Wings. Would love to see if this would cause him to at least reconsider his stubborn contention that US proxy ally Ethiopia = teh good guys teh lesser evil. (Butbutbut teh radical ICU wuz harbourin ur Al Qaedaz in...