Confronting Intolerance

Confronting Intolerance

When I was  just a callow youth, it seemed to me that the only thing we can legitimately be intolerant about is intolerance itself. I was young and idealistic, so don’t [...]

9-11 And The New Big Lie

9-11 wasn’t the first time an administration saw an opportunity to inflict a big lie on the American public.

They did it after the gulf of Tonkin and kicked off the Vietnam War

Bush Gets The Boot

I love this.  Bush has to duck twice as an Iraqi journalist flings shoes at him, with impressive accuracy.  Afterwards, in his stupidity, he fails to realise that throwing shoes [...]

Saddam Killed Nelson Mandela

Saddam Killed Nelson Mandela

Even I wouldn’t believe Bush could be this stupid if I hadn’t heard it for myself. Here’s Dubya in his own words: “I heard somebody say, Where’s Mandela?’ Well, Mandela’s [...]

Greenspan Speaks Out

Greenspan Speaks Out

I see Alan Greenspan reckons the Iraq war is all about oil. I see.  Would that be Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, and not some other Alan [...]

Winning Hearts and Minds

Winning Hearts and Minds

. . .if you find something, then you’ll detain him. If not, you’ll say, ‘Sorry to disturb you. Have a nice evening.’ So you’ve just humiliated this man in front [...]

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