The Devil went down to Georgia

I’m not going to pretend to have any insider knowledge of the Georgian/Russian conflict over South Ossetia, which is why I’ve stayed mum about the topic. Balloon Juice has a good rundown of events today, and the Newshoggers have been tracking the story for almost a week now. Between reading...

Just Keep Telling Yourself; Foreign Policy Is His Strong Point

So what if McCain mistakenly (or, single handedly appointed) Putin as the president of Germany?  At least it was the right quadrant of the planet, right?  I mean, really, what’s the big difference between Russia and Germany anyway.  They were both our enemies at one point, what more do you really need...

Bush Alienates Europe, Russia, and Cuba on the Same Day

This has to be a record, even for our militant, antagonistic Emperor. Not content with threatening war against Iran, prosecuting an illegal and pointless oil war in Iraq, destroying our credibility around the world with cheap lies and secret torture prisons, and scuttling or ignoring every treaty he gets...

Tuesday Night Tidbits

Various selections for your reading enjoyment taken from around the interwebs – mostly because I can’t be arsed to flesh out anything substantial: (links below the fold) – Feminist Peace Network relays a scathing indictment of the recent visit to Tehran by Louise Arbour, UN Human Rights...