Blackwater (Xe Services) is releasing a video game; "The video game is a fictional action first-person shooter, without any political agenda, and is being published to let gamers experience the challenging missions Blackwater operatives have experienced." Of course it has no political agenda mercenaries don't care who they fight for or who they kill. Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater and … [Read more...] about Blackwater Still Profiting From Death
Excellent speech by Helen Mirren … [Read more...] about How About A Bit Of Goddamn Respect!
Just for fun, from Cracked.com … [Read more...] about World’s Saddest Internet Argument Techniques
and now a post of great social and political import ;) In [a] stunning display of the fact that some people really need to get a life, your tweets are being watched for proper grammatical syntax. A small but vocal subculture has emerged on Twitter of grammar and taste vigilantes who spend their time policing people's tweets. They build their own algorithms to sniff out … [Read more...] about Twitter Twazis
Over at Bread & Roses Antonia posted a link to a David Warren column which included such gems as; Consider for instance the proposition, "a woman's right to control her own body." Not even men believe this, and a pregnant woman, who actually believes that the baby she is carrying is part of her own body, should wait for it to kick. Perhaps she has an astoundingly primitive notion of biology; … [Read more...] about Not Even Men Believe That
I'm am endeavouring to feel optimistic about the coming year, sadly my cynicism keeps overpowering my optimism. With Harris on steroids in the PMs seat and an opposition that seems as useless as teats on a bull, I fear that this country is going down a long dark dirty road. I keep feeling as if I should apologize to my children for bringing them into this. The last few years democracy has … [Read more...] about Happy New Year?