29 March 2006

The Revolution will not be Banalized

Who put the CS in the CRS? Elsewhere, De Villepin finally realizes that he’s talking to a speedbump.

Otherwise it all looks depressingly common:

«ndeed, for all its clamor and disruption, the latest political confrontation in France has a certain predictability to it.

Over the past 15 years, strikes and street demonstrations have become an integral part of the way public policy is made or, as is often the case, unmade, in a country that simultaneously fears and yearns for change.»
Which means that one shouldn’t expect any shoot to kill tactics any time soon.

25 March 2006

Campaigning for President in Peru

Campaign girls in Peru.

11 March 2006

And it comes with the leather bucket seat and onboard torture chamber options.

With a some bank from an old friend Castro a new presidential dictatorial jet has finally come through. Mercifully selected was the jet manufacturer with the worst crash record out there.

«But security is paramount too: the plane comes with armoured cockpit doors and a system for making bombs safe.»
Armored against WHO, I wonder. El Jefe himself, or it it just the CIA dementia drugs talking?

At the moment it's being used for the rendition of workers to and from Caracas who happen to be prisoners of a detention camp on the well managed island of Cuba – called Cuba.

03 March 2006

State of the Black Union 2006

At the State of the Black Union Tavis Smiley stated that it is designed to highlight what the Presidents do not highlight in their State of the Union. Tavis Smiley has mentioned this a couple of times. He said that "up in there", the president did not mention hurricane Katrina. The following wasn't sufficient for Tavis. The message by the president for bringing greater opportunity to the people of New Orleans due to the failure of government and local groups in lifting people out of poverty so that they can help themselves was not enough. Maybe he didn't watch the president's SOU. I doubt it.
* * * * State of the Union 2006 * * * *: "In New Orleans and in other
places, many of our fellow citizens have felt excluded from the promise of our
country. The answer is not only temporary relief, but schools that teach every
child, and job skills that bring upward mobility, and more opportunities to own
a home and start a business. As we recover from a disaster, let us also work for
the day when all Americans are protected by justice, equal in hope, and rich in