Monthly Archives: June 2010

G20 Aftermath Shakes Canadian Democracy: Public Inquiry NOW.

(Originally posted at Comments From Left Field) At this past weekend’s G20 Summit, Toronto the Good was transformed into Toronto the Garrisoned. Almost from the moment the summit began, 25,000 mostly-peaceful protesters faced a riot gear clad phalanx of security … Continue reading

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Obligatory WFT McChrystal?! Post

by matttbastard Cole drops an Apocalypse Now reference, while The Artist Formerly Known as Tacitus thinks shitcanning is imperative if the republic is to survive the impact of McChrystal’s insta-infamous still-unpublished Rolling Stone interview [h/t Ben Smith]. Perhaps. Laura Rozen usually has sound instincts and excellent sources: One early … Continue reading

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Two Minutes Hate for Turkey (Hiss! Spit!)

by matttbastard Via John Cole:  The Murdoch Street Journal sounds the battle cry as Outer Wingnuttia declares war on the declining Turkish Republic (the biggest BFF breakup since Paris & Nicole deleted each other from their respective Sidekicks): Israeli special forces … Continue reading

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Israel & the Freedom Flotilla Assault: It’s All About the Gaza Blockade

by matttbastard Israel does it again. With one deadly commando raid of an aid flotilla bearing essential goods in violation of Israel’s (illegal) blockade of Gaza, the Israeli government has reasserted its expressed right to, essentially, defend its borders by … Continue reading

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