Lament of the Delicious Librarian →
jessiechar: But you know what? Fuck everyone who ever called us booth babes. Fuck everyone who thought that our wearing pencil skirts must have meant everything was some other dude’s idea. We designed, built, and ran everything at that booth and I’ll always be proud of the work we did there. Jessica Char is punk.
We are a romantic and often dangerous people who are sometimes confused but have...– Newt
Over Turkey Protests, France to Vote on Genocide... →
What are the chances it will be illegal to deny the French genocide of Algerians?
Panama Canal expansion strike called off →
Sounds like GUPC ponied up. Still seems like a pitance.
If you really like the atmosphere at universities, that is cool. Put a backpack...– Don’t Call Yourself A Programmer, And Other Career Advice | Kalzumeus Software
In Haiti, former dictator ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier is... →
Panama Canal expansion workers strike over pay →
Pay up GUPC.
U.S. boosts its military presence in Persian Gulf →
Connect Four: War
Syrian tanks attack town amid civil war warning →
Civil war has already started.
Israeli hacker retaliates to credit card hacking →
Bummer, I was hoping Israel would invade and occupy Mexico.
And isn’t it wrong for a feminist to really, really enjoy sex dreams with some...– Dani Burlison
Israel vows to retaliate after credit cards are... →
They should do this again.
Iran sentences U.S.-Iranian man to death for... →
Surprised they didn’t parade him on tv, make him confess and name names, and then hide him away for a few years. Perhaps it’s a matter of his US birth. Or maybe he really is guilty. Either way, murdering him is awful.
U.S. Expels Venezuelan Diplomat From Miami over a... →
Hilarious nonsense. They’ve no capability nor will. Venezuela will never directly oppose the US, no matter how much Chavez’s antics are allowed to stoke the fears US politicians. Venezuela is behind Canada, Saudi Arabia, and Mexico in oil imported to the US. They cooperate militarily. The US and Venezuela are kissing cousins having a decades’ long lover’s spat.
Nigeria fuel strike brings country to a halt →
And this is only going to inflame things. Still, fuel subsidies were only numbing the pain of the Nigerian union. People are dying in these strikes. War is coming.
Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan: Officials back Boko... →
Today is Martyr's Day →
Another day to remember one of many times when the US occupied Panamá, killed it’s people, and got away with it.
Mi hijo murió por sus ideales y por el amor a su patria. [My son died for his...– Marcelina Chávez de Arosemena. Mother of Ascanio, the first of 22 students killed by US forces in Panama today in 1964.
UK Government is interfering with (but allowing) a... →
Hilarious, all the way around. I hope the Scots pull out of the UK. I’d laugh for a week.
newsflick: “The first attack took place [on Thusday] night when four people were killed, and as people gathered this morning to discuss the matter and deliberate, gunmen suddenly appeared on the scene and started shooting and another 10 to 12 people were killed there.” — Hundreds of Christians have begun to flee northern Nigeria after attacks, thought to be linked to the radical Islamist group...
Who Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance?
pol102: mentalflossr: It began as part of a magazine’s campaign to sell flags to schools. I’m pretty sure most of the Founders would’ve opposed this kind of thing. What the fuck are those kids doing?
Tymoshenko's husband seeks asylum in Czech... →
More in the saga. Sad. Darkly funny. & if it needs to be said at all, bullshit.
Guatemalan judge suspends trial against ex-leader →
Bullshit, but the bastard is rotting to death regardless.
Kenyan judge Nancy Baraza threatened to shoot a... →
People get crazy when you steal their liberty, go figure.
Has Germany's car arson wave come to America? →
It’s probably naughty to be excited about the idea of RAF cells in the US.
Israeli companies can profit from occupied West... →
This is almost news.
It’s the 53rd anniversary of the Cuban Revolution’s conclusion. Let’s not be glib or simple. The revolution was a failure, like every revolution we’ve ever known. Let the failed fighters from Venezuela and Nicaragua trumpet their victories. We can plainly see better.