Tag Archives: Lugo

Paul Ryan! Mitt Romney picks running mate more low brow than Sarah Palin

He did it! Mitt Romney picked someone more low brow than Sarah Palin, and not just figuratively. Kleptocrat Representative Paul Ryan personifies the very definition of the idiom, Low Brow, coincidentally a eugenic measure of a diminutive frontal lobe, not … Continue reading

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The new Coup in Paraguay

We don’t get much news in the US about Paraguay, but the Obama Administration is once again supporting a coup in Latin America, just like it did in Honduras. Here is the first informative report about this coup I can … Continue reading

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If you have to ask for whom the fat lady sings, it is not for Tahrir Square.

–And to really mix my malaprops, she sings for them that bought her. If there was one variable which got away from the underdogs of Egypt’s Jan25 Revolution, it was who would referee the endgame. While Hosni Mubarak’s stunning defiance … Continue reading

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Cuba declines OAS offer of Trojan Horse

Over US objections, the Organization of American States (OAS, OEA) voted to invite Cuba back into the fold, from which it had been expelled in 1962 for hanging with Communists. Cuba’s reply? No thanks! Although Cuba’s acceptance by fellow nations … Continue reading

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Misery, poverty, unemployment are growing, and global capitalism is largely to blame

“Misery, poverty, unemployment are growing, and global capitalism is largely to blame,” Chavez said in a convention center before 10,000 of the estimated 100,000 people gathered at the World Social Forum held in Belem, Brazil. Earlier in the day, advocates … Continue reading

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Photog Jill Greenberg is a real maverick

Jill Greenberg was hired to photograph John McCain for a cover of Atlantic Magazine. But she also used deliberately unflattering lighting known to anyone who’s held a flashlight to their chin. McCain’s handlers weren’t “sophisticated” enough to know it would … Continue reading

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Toons stencil history of iconic film stills

Can you identify the iconic images collected on these stencils? Larger views of each section are reproduced below. Answers at the bottom. A clue, the stills are in chronological order, going across starting at the lower left. Lune, Vampyres, Buster … Continue reading

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