International

Gaza: Overdue exodus

The Israeli settlers in Gaza are leaving today, under orders from the Israeli government, and those who don’t leave voluntarily will be forcibly removed. Temporary military occupation for security reasons is one thing; permanent civilian settlement (read “land grab”) is… Read More ›

Coalition troop numbers

PWHCE – Coalition of the Willing List, Map and Troop Numbers Regardless of your political leanings, you may wonder just which nations comprise the “Coalition of the Willing” in Iraq. The link above has a great breakdown of the numbers…. Read More ›

Bush speech

Oh my god, I wonder if the speech Bush is giving right now is going to be a prelude to the invasion of another “imminent threat” to the U.S.? Who appointed us as the world’s nuclear policeman anyway? Isn’t that… Read More ›

Excuses, excuses

Oh joy. The “peaceniks” in Washington said Bush just wants Iraq’s oil. It’s not unreasonable to assume that might be at least a part of his motivation. Well, damned if he hasn’t now come up with a pretext for seizing… Read More ›