Monday, 29 September 2008

Hitch on the rancid Kissinger and his fan-club network in D.C.

Hitch also has a piece in the current Vanity Fair, about their photographs. it's Hitch to a 'T' - like Paul Morley doing his Sunday Telegraph magazine gig reviews, i guess [i would say that, and have to Ollie and SR].
it's here.
as with the above piece, the closing paragraph is worth checking.

elsewhere, Eric Margolis had a column today in the Toronto Sun. it was shabby, especially the closing paragraph, which was offensive in its disingenuousness.

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

'It's no longer for any struggle, apart from their own selfish motivations..It's for money. They kidnap children now.'

Styvn Obodoekwe, Port Harcourt.

"The city is already half-dead..Something has to be done, otherwise the city is completely dead."

Per Stafsen.

Police come at any time and arrest anybody. They pass by and harass my customers. If I say, 'Officer, you are disturbing my business,' they say, 'Don't talk or we'll arrest you.' People are afraid of the police. They don't come and eat.

Moabel Nwosu.

The federal government contributes 150 million naira to the military every month. So now someone who was sleeping in the military quarters is suddenly in a duplex with free food, people at his beck and call, and you want him to accept peace in the creeks? No, he will create more conflict.

Professor Elias Courson, Niger Delta University.
We have no hope now and I think this is the end of Mogadishu
"There's no doubt that we have our work cut out for us when it comes to the haredim," said Avraham Kroizer, one of her strategic consultants.

"Their media are never going to change the no-photograph policy, so it comes down to arranging face time for her with leading haredi figures who can spread the word."

google image results for Tzipi Livni
The A-30 road cuts through open grasslands lined with coconut palms and peacocks.

Stewart Bell in Mahdu, Sri Lanka

Monday, 22 September 2008

Mick Hartley: Our Bastard

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

oh no it's the bloody Jews

[it's not been up long but at time of writing there's already a few half-baked comments, although i suppose that is about as predictable as Manchester City's continual status as vaguely comedic telenovela]

Monday, 1 September 2008