Monthly Archives: August 2012

Addendum to Previous Blog: George Galloway on Syria

British Member of Parliament George Galloway’s overview of Syria (provided in the linked clip below) serves as a pretty good companion, I think, to my most recent post.  I realize that Galloway’s uncommon empathy with the Palestinians (and Arab/Middle Eastern … Continue reading

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A Striking Lack of Empathy, Part III: The Neocons Keep Killing, Americans Keep Snoozing — Syriasly?

Okay, so Pope Benedict (Ratz), Dick Cheney, and Jerry Sandusky walk into a bar.  After a few drinks, a twinkle appears in the former Vice President’s eye and he says to Sandusky with a wink, “Say, why don’t we rape … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS: Paul Ryan and Julian Assange

I’ve just returned home after a week+ of (minor) injury and travel, so I’ve been doing a bit of catching up — and recuperating — of late.   As I’m still dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s on the next … Continue reading

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A Striking Lack of Empathy, Part II: Libor, Iraq-Syria, and Us

LIBOR [In another nod to The Daily Show, I recommend (especially to the Libor scandal dilettante/newbie) Jon Stewart’s excellent summary of the scandal, highlighting not only the banks’ manipulation of this uniquely important lending rate, but also their bilking of … Continue reading

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