McDonalds introduces… the McAfrica burger!

McDonalds introduces… the McAfrica burger! In a stunning display of bad taste and stupidity, McDonalds introduced a McAfrica burger in Norway and immediately got hosed down by infuriated food relief organizations.  Considering that millions are starving in Africa, the relief…

Death penalty countries – bad…

Death penalty countries – bad company indeed Countries with death penalties are run by despots or have heavy influence from religious fundamentalists. This country included.  Secular democracies generally do not have death penalties. With few exceptions, the nations that have abolished…

China ready to adopt Kyoto…

China ready to adopt Kyoto climate change treaty China said on Thursday it is close to approving the Kyoto climate pact, a move that would give the protocol the backing of one of the world’s top polluters and further isolate…

Doublespeak alert: Bush slams “frenzy”…

Doublespeak alert: Bush slams “frenzy” over Iraq President Bush and his aides are scrambling to cool what they deride as a “frenzy” over the prospect of war with Iraq, with signals that military action, if it comes, may be a…

Secret court slams Ashcroft

Secret court slams AshcroftA secret court that “reviews government requests to spy on suspected foreign agents or terrorists” released documents to the public showing they have serious concerns about the legality of John Ashcroft’s plans. What’s fascinating to me is…

Let’s give Dubya a hearty…

            Let’s give Dubya a hearty SoCal welcome! Demonstrations: Fri 5 PM. St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point.  Link Sat 7 AM. Westwood at Wilshire, Westwood  (Yes, 7 AM)  Link

Blogging at its best

Blogging at its best Armed Liberal is running a series of articles on terrorism.  This is seriously good stuff – an erudite, reasoned, philosophical discussion of the roots and effects of terrorism.