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Category Archives: Theocons

Neocon Historical Revisionism Revisited: the Case of Iran

UPDATED with additional links This image has already received a good airing in the blogosphere; following on the heels of Cheney’s near-sensible statements back in 1994 about the lunacy of … Continue reading

19 August, 2007 · 4 Comments

Petitioning for social action

Do petitions matter? Do they help to effect social progress? In this 2 minute video Amnesty answer with a resolute (perhaps romanticised to some) yes. We do well to recall … Continue reading

30 July, 2007 · 10 Comments

Paul Levy: Breaking the Vow of Silence

Silence is not golden, the adapted adage goes, just yellow: speak up! One is reminded about what Orwell said telling the truth in a time of universal deceit, and this … Continue reading

10 July, 2007 · 2 Comments

Scott Ritter and Seymour Hersh on Iran

The long and the short, all most worthwhile. Former UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh draw on their expertise and experience to offer important … Continue reading

2 March, 2007 · 12 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"