Day: October 8, 2007

Happy Islamo-Fascist Awareness Week!

My message to the organizers: Please do not use my movement to prop up your racist bullshit. “Islamo-fascist Awareness Week” (yeah, really) is rapidly approaching, and conservative bed-wetters everywhere have decided to target universities for being hotbeds of Islamo-fascist-loving liberals.…

Torture in the USA

People kept in secret foreign prisons without access to lawyers or rule of law aren’t the only ones being tortured — our domestic prison system condones torture and abuse as well. Lenin’s Tomb links to this video of prison torture.…

Black Sheep

Hey look, right-wing xenophobic anti-immigrant assholes are assholes in other countries too! The posters taped on the walls at a political rally here capture the rawness of Switzerland’s national electoral campaign: three white sheep stand on the Swiss flag as…

If only it were as simple as killing poppies

Afghanistan’s drug problem is out of control — since we invaded and then got distracted in Iraq and subsequently failed our mission in practically every way, there has been a significant rise in poppy cultivation and opium production. Afghanistan produces…

No one could have seen this coming.

(Edit for clarity: I don´t mean to compare the Trail of Tears to this situation in any respect but this: the conflict of interest that should have been undeniable to any but the most callous, transparently hateful lawmakers. Evans’ description…

The War in Here

(Hat tip to Holly. I know I said I´d have this finished a few days ago. I apologize, too, to everyone, for the roughness of the quoted material. This keyboard is so dodgy there´s no point. Please go read the…