Sunday, 31 August 2008

more of the same from spiked-online

- perhaps they are one giant satire site?

Saturday, 30 August 2008

in Rittenhouse Square, in Philadelphia's Center City the other lunchtime, i saw a bunch of young boys playing football, play-roughing each other up and such.

they were supervised by a couple of Y guys.
good stuff.
it was wonderful.

a church group building on the edge of Rittenhouse Square flies a large black banner over its doorway. the message on the banner reads (something like) TORTURE IS WRONG.


what he said

Wednesday, 27 August 2008


'As any competent antifascist would know David Duke is an ex-grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, had a love of dressing up like a Nazi and disseminates racist filth from his web site.'
I still got friends and relatives that deal with the everyday economy. I have clothing lines and businesses that felt the pinch. But I'm maintaining. I do that very well...It's like people don't think that you think things or you're that articulate...Things go on every day in our I speak on it.

Young Jeezy

["He does have a philanthropic flair that could get overlooked, considering. He let four Hurricane Katrina victims stay in his home in 2005. Last Christmas, he hosted a toy drive. This month, he rented a bowling alley and gave 350 kids school supplies."]

Sunday, 24 August 2008

The things I saw beggar description...I made the visit deliberately, in order to be in a position to give first hand evidence of these things, if ever, in the future, there develops a tendency to charge these allegations merely to propaganda.

Dwight D Eisenhower, April 12, 1945.
Ohrdruf camp.

Saturday, 23 August 2008

Tuesday, 12 August 2008

We will not turn a blind eye to issues of a serious nature

Richard Scudamore, English Premier League chief executive, discusses Thaksin Shinawatra going on the lam


except you already turned two blind eyes the first time around

Tuesday, 5 August 2008

Branches banged and broke beneath the tires and you could feel them spring up like busted bones or spikes and scrape beneath your bare feet on the floor.

Peter Carey

Sunday, 3 August 2008

"The message then warned that those who continued their businesses after the 15-day deadline expired would be dealt with sternly.

Acid: The second paragraph said that within five days of the receipt of the letter, every woman not wearing Hijab would be disfigured with acid. "

what the Taliban Pakistan threaten in the town of Kot Addu

(hat-tip: Mick H.)


Claire Spencer replies to Amir Taheri

Saturday, 2 August 2008

emcee XXXX from Stepney Green


(over pulled steel, guyed, long lines, stretching, way out; no, further back, go as far back as you think you can throw it, and then go further back again)