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The Ministry of Love (because non- compliance must be CRAZY right?)

In the book “1984” Winston Smith is arrested, and taken to the Ministry of Love, which in DoubleSpeak meant a Prison with a brainwashing facility. AKA, a psychiatric torture chamber. Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn, held in a similar facility, in the … Continue reading

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Right Wing Puppet throws shoe at al Zaidi

In Paris… Differences, this one was staged by Stooges of the Former Bu’ush Regime, and the Stooge who threw the shoe did so knowing full well he wouldn’t be Tortured by U.S. Soldiers and their Iraqi Puppet Gestapo. Real “Courage” … Continue reading

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Iraq slipper thrower killed outright

Poor Ahmed Latif, killed in Fallujah this week for throwing his slipper at a US patrol. News reports are calling Latif a copycat of Muntadhar al-Zaidi, on the occasion of the Iraqi shoe thrower’s release from custody. Reporters are also … Continue reading

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One man dared

I’d like to revisit photographs of George Bush. On everyone pictured standing next to him, I’ll stamp “NOT AL-ZAIDI,” meaning, NOT A HERO. The tag would apply to all of us of course, but in particular, to those who had … Continue reading

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Who says there is no good news?

1. Celebrity activists have joined to condemn the Toronto Film Festival’s celebration of the movie industry of Tel Aviv, inappropriate while an Israeli regime ruthlessly exterminates its Palestinian Problem by seizing their lands, driving them into exile, and interning those … Continue reading

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Obama to free Iraqi hero early!

Iraq shoe thrower’s jail term cut! …Now, at long last, we do see a small change coming about in the US occupation of Iraq because of the election of Barack Obama! A man who terrorized McGeorge the Clown will be … Continue reading

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Activism heroics and roadkill

This is by no means a complete list of contemporary populist heros, but I’d like to start with comedian Stephen Colbert, who roasted President Bush at a Washington Correspondents Association Dinner, like a court jester gone rabid. With celebrated White … Continue reading

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You can’t spill the beans about Afghan War lies without going to jail!

British officer held over Afghan casualties leak …And where is that Iraqi shoe thrower, Barack? You still have him in jail for throwing shoes at Bush while you are busy reappointing collegues of Bush into positions under your new Adminsttration? … Continue reading

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Redux: Go away! Shoe! Shoe!

Relevant links: http://shoebush.org/ http://afterdowningstreet.org/downloads/shoebush.pdf Oh, and the IVAW is in on it too, if any of the Brethren and Sistren from the IVAW or anybody else want’s to contribute my boots to this worthy cause, mainly because I’m broker than … Continue reading

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Who has the famous al-Zaidi Bush shoes

Everyone’s clamoring for the shoe heard around the world. The several manufacturers who claim to have cobbled the offending black oxfords are deluged in orders. A Saudi man has offered ten million dollars for Muntadhar al-Zaidi’s original pair. But the … Continue reading

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Papieren Bitte? Just your shoes please

Most people can easily conjure the cinematic image of Gestapo officers blocking train passengers, demanding “Your papers please.” That such a scene could ever develop in America, haunts citizens opposed to national identity cards or embedded microchips. But with modern … Continue reading

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US media takes shoe, makes lemonade

Muntadha al-Zaidi’s shoe may have missed George Bush, but it left a figurative black eye on the warrior emperor, and, a literal shiner on White House spokes- gidget Dana Perino. She was hit by a microphone as secret service agents … Continue reading

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Bush Iraq press conference hits the fan

“THIS IS A FAREWELL KISS, YOU DOG!” –yelled al-Baghdadia news journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi, as he hurled his first shoe. Finally someone brave enough to have at our obscene Reprobate-in-Chief! What does this say about reporters, officials and celebrities who have … Continue reading

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