Tuesday, May 31, 2005

lies, damn lies, and loathsome hypocrisy - Tony Blair agreed in April 2002 to help George Bush precipitate the invasion of Iraq (8 months before the UN resolution used to justify their plundering of Iraqi oil)


Monday, May 30, 2005

every year 2,000 new species of plants are recorded


Thursday, May 26, 2005

the US is alleged to transfer prisoners to the following countries for routine torture - Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Egypt, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Diego Garcia


Thursday, May 19, 2005

"US Calls Iraq Border Offensive a Success" say the headlines, success being measured by the number of dead Iraqis, which is also a measure of the failure of US policy


Sunday, May 15, 2005

"Do you know what happens to little boys who tell lies?"
"They become Prime Minister."


Friday, May 13, 2005

globalisation is one of the economic goals of the world's leaders
despite its contribution to keeping 12M people in forced labour


Thursday, May 12, 2005

when Tony Blair talks about his "radical agenda", presumably he means continuing the 'Thatcherisation' of Britain?


Monday, May 09, 2005

Blair says voters have given Labour a mandate to govern the country - 22% of the electorate voted Labour - some mandate!


Friday, May 06, 2005

the best outcome of the UK election would be a hung parliament - followed by Tony Blair's resignation - followed by another election


Wednesday, May 04, 2005

if Bush and Blair are so intent on imposing democracy in the Middle East, why are they defending Kuwait, where women are not allowed to vote?


Tuesday, May 03, 2005

the UK General Election, what a choice of potential rulers!
an English Protestant, a Welsh Jew, or a Scottish Catholic
- and not one of them seems interested in the pagan vote


Monday, May 02, 2005

Donald Rumsfield is reported to have offered Saddam Hussein a freedom deal - what's the odds on an invasion of Iraq by Bush III in 2015? (just keeping up the family tradition)


Sunday, May 01, 2005

one awaits Pope Benedict's declaration that God is a lapsed Catholic