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.
“We are a romantic and often dangerous people who are sometimes confused but have an enormous reservoir of energy and drive. And we’ve been that kind of a people for almost 400 years, and we are not likely to change dramatically.”—Newt
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.
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.
“Mi hijo murió por sus ideales y por el amor a su patria. [My son died for his ideals and love of his country.]”—Marcelina Chávez de Arosemena. Mother of Ascanio, the first of 22 students killed by US forces in Panama today in 1964.
“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 Boko Haram, left at least 33 people dead since Thursday Al Jazeera Correspondent, Ahmed Idris reports.
Nigeria’s government, which last week declared a state of emergency in four of the worst-hit areas, put into effect a 24-hour curfew on Saturday in the northeastern Adamawa state. (Read More)
33 more reasons the Biafran secession should have been allowed to happen. Has the US ever done the ‘right thing’ in Africa? Serious question.
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.