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Iran and American Imperialism

I haven’t said anything about the situation in Iran, mostly because I don’t feel qualified to speak about it. I’m watching it, though, following the Twitter feeds obsessively and learning as much as I can about Iran’s history. I’ve been finding fellow blogger Richard Jeffrey

Well, at least it’s not racial. Sorta.

Saw this article today, about an “emergency” rape law passed in Italy: Italy’s government has rushed through a decree to crack down on sexual violence and illegal immigration after a spate of rapes blamed on foreigners. What’s “a spate”? Must be quite a few, to

Mirror Universe

You would think that any headline reading: John McCain ‘endorsed by al-Qaeda supporters’ Would actually be from the Onion.  Or something the McCain campaign would say about Obama.  But no. In a message broadcast on the password-protected al-Hesbah site, the group said they would also

Again, Why I’m Angry

Benazir Bhutto assassinated Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated Thursday in the wake of a suicide bombing that killed at least 14 of her supporters, doctors, a spokesman for her party and other officials said. Bhutto suffered bullet wounds in the aftermath of