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Category Archives: Public Transport

Neocon Zionazis desperately seeking war with Iran

This excellent article comes from Kurt Nimmo, always a worthwhile read, in Another Day in the Empire and my header title is borrowed in part from The Truth Shall Set … Continue reading

3 January, 2007 · 5 Comments

Juan Cole: Top Ten Myths About Iraq 2006

A most valuable compendium of important myth-busting facts by Mid East scholar Juan Cole, cutting a swathe through the continued blind or wilful distortion and dis/misinformation spun from AIPAC-pushed failed … Continue reading

27 December, 2006 · Leave a comment

Andy Singer’s Artful Juxtapositions

“Whether arguments command assent or not depends less upon the logic that conveys them than upon the climate of opinion in which they are sustained.” Carl Becker, 1938 Cartoons often … Continue reading

11 December, 2006 · 8 Comments

Transport policy begets foreign policy

The wonderful Andy Singer:

6 November, 2006 · 2 Comments

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"