Archive for December, 2008

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Save the tossers

December 28, 2008

Potlatch has a financial haiku

Banks began to sink

So we bankrupted the state

To save the tossers

…that I rather liked. Pinteresque.

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“War is war”

December 28, 2008

…quoth Israel’s Foreign Mninister Tzipi Livni, rising to the challenge of swivel-eyed lunacy set by previous incumbents.

She said: “Before the operation we called on all the population who lives near the Hamas headquarters to leave. We are doing everything to avoid or minimise civilian casualties.

“But a war is a war, these things can happen.

Kind of them, don’t you think? The bulk of the interview is here.

Stop the War Coalition have called another protest tomorrow evening, outside the Israeli Embassy on High Street Kensington, 4pm onwards. It looked like a substantial turn-out today at short notice: good.  And more tomorrow.