Need a good laugh tonight? Here ya go:
Mmmmmm, penis cupcakes and vagina macaroons! Yummy!
Jezebel calls this “the most hilariously lewd thing you’ll ever see”, and they’re not far from the truth. This hysterical video inadvertently gives away the makers’ own creepy fetishes. Calling Planned Parenthood a pusher of sex-as-drugs-to-children, and then offering . . . → Read More: Stupid (Anti-)Sex Tricks: The American Lie League, and other hilarious crapagandroids
And as usual, Miss Piggy gets the best lines.
Ahem. A little mood music, maestro:
Ah, that was lovely. And a timely reminder of the class of person we’re dealing with here: an unelected monarch who dares to try to shut up a democratically elected leader confronting him over Spanish support of a coup against democracy in Venezuela. Yes, that was Chavecito, and . . . → Read More: Royally disgusting
Yes, the above is an atrocity, and a gross violation of rights. But not for the reasons the gusanos of Miami claim. Cubadebate explains what’s really horrible about it:
The luxury-vehicle company Mercedes-Benz apologized this week for having used the image of Che Guevara in a publicity campaign. Its apology, however, is for the . . . → Read More: MerCHEdes? Of atrocities and apologies (still owing) from Mercedes-Benz
150 computer factory workers had to be talked down from a “suicide jump” in protest of lousy working conditions at the infamous Foxconn. This would not have made the news when Mao Zedong was in charge of China…
The workers were eventually coaxed down after two days on top of their three-floor plant in . . . → Read More: Chairman Mao rolls in his grave
The clearest, most concise explanation yet of why the Keystone XL pipeline project, which would ferry dirty tar-sands oil from Alberta to Texas, must not proceed. Yes, all this talk of “ending our dependence on foreign oil” is a LIE. Shocking? Wait, it gets worse. The pipeline would also threaten a geologically unstable area . . . → Read More: Keystone XL: Dirty oil barons threaten Obama
A documentary made a few years back, but still broadly relevant today. It’s all about how corporate lobbyists control government, and how corporate interests control media, and the dangers to democracy that result from this high degree of corporatization. The specific example here is that of the United States of Amnesia, but the implications . . . → Read More: Orwell Rolls in His Grave
The story, courtesy of the UK Telegraph:
For the first time on record, the Chinese Communist party has lost all control, with the population of 20,000 in this southern fishing village now in open revolt.
The last of Wukan’s dozen party officials fled on Monday after thousands of people blocked armed police from retaking . . . → Read More: China: A village fights back
Wikileaks just keeps exposing the imperialist underside of western “democracy”. And one of the latest to be embarrassed by revelations is Germany — an unlikely player in the imperial game, seeing as it’s been officially out of it since World War II ended. But what used to be done overtly by governments has since . . . → Read More: Spyware for Arab despots: Germany’s latest source of shame
Russia Today has the backgrounder; the CBC has the story:
Former military strongman Manuel Antonio Noriega was flown home to Panama on Sunday to be punished once again for crimes he committed during a career that saw him transformed from a close Cold War ally of Washington to the vilified target of a U.S. . . . → Read More: What is up with Ol’ Pineapple Face?
Q. How does one get to be Minister of the Environment without any scientific knowledge whatsoever?
A. By being a faithful, appointed HarpoCon hack beforehand, and then coasting into office on that.
BTW, Peter Kent hates Venezuela. So it’s no surprise that he has scant respect for anything on Earth that he . . . → Read More: Peter Kent, ignorant SupposiTory hack
You really have to feel for this girl sometimes. Apparently her much-scrutinized on-again-off-again romance is off, for good: She is one of the most desirable women in the world, the beautiful younger sister of the future Queen of England with an appealingly mischievous glint in her eye. So when it was reported last week that […] . . . → Read More: Poor Pippa.
Oh, Chile. What is happening to you? When the capitalist whores are literally coming out of the woodwork, you KNOW you’ve got a corrupt, ruined country. And look! Here comes one now: The famous “lady of company”, María Carolina, was invited to appear on the TV program, “True Lies”, where, true to her style, she […] . . . → Read More: Piñera’s prostitute
It’s getting shittier than ever to be a Canadian, and we are all hanging our heads and shaking them in shame. Because “free” trade (note the quotes) isn’t enough to sell our asses downriver, now Harpo & Co. have sold us out to the gun lobby. Yes, really. The powerful Ruger Mini-14 semi-automatic rifle used […] . . . → Read More: Harper Government™ in pocket of NRA, gun manufacturers. Also, stupid on crime.
No. Oh, no. NO: In case you were wondering what that was all about, Copyranter explains: Komerční Banka is a member of the Société Générale Group, and is one of the leading financial institutions in the Czech Republic. Copy translation, according to the YouTube poster: “Enjoy the first banking transaction.” There’s another of these spots […] . . . → Read More: Stupid Sex Tricks: Banking and wanking, together at last