Links to shake a stick at – all for Feb. 5 2011

On a snowy Saturday morning with Charles Mingus, the Swans, Tricky, and Joy Division on my CD changer….

The Fantasy of Democracy, If Any. Ever. By Fred on Everything

Friendly Feudalism and Tibet, by Michael Parenti

Egypt : Some other Perspective. By Layla Anwar

Cunnilingus is the new tobacco. By Ferdinand

Dumb, dumber and dumbest: Burglars snort ashes of a man and two dogs after they mistook them for cocaine

Review: False Dawn: The United Religions Initiative, Globalism and the Quest for a One-World Religion by Lee Penn. Review by Charles Upton

How Goldman Sachs Created ‘Shitty’ CDOs, Sold Them To AIG, Forced AIG Into Bankruptcy, Got A $20 Billion Bailout, Paid Themselves Billions In Bonuses, And Watched As Tim Geithner Covered It All Up

Charities pay price of greed at Goldman Sachs: Bank gives staff £9.6bn… but slashes donations to good causes by third

[Ladies, you have got to develop better choices in men.. fer real.
I tend to disagree with ‘Whiskey’ on most things – but he’s always been pretty square on the mark about the general tendency to ‘thug it up’ in American culture. People should reflect that this was the default state in the Western world excepting a narrow period between 1870′ish and 1990′ish

2. This is really sad and really tragic, I recognize this girl from around town, I’ve seen her and her friends around. One of the guys I work with lived down the street from the shooting. He buys the story of an ‘accidental shooting’.
Ultra violent skinheads beat homeless guy to death under a bridge, girl starts mouthing off about her boyfriend’s guilt, and his best friend by mistake shoots her with boyfriend’s gun, boyfriend then promptly gets a tattoo of dead girlfriend’s name as a memorial.. My condolences to the girl, her family, and friends. And may justice be served.]

[The other local incident, and my previous comments, have been deleted in deference to the kind fellow who eloquently told me to ‘suck a dick’ in the comments below, which of course I deleted. ]

‘Guilty’ mother of dead anorexic model Isabelle Caro commits suicide

China made trains may run on UK rail in 2012

[Older, but I missed this one..]
Mercy for Véronique Courjault, the mother who burnt one baby and froze two others after killing them

The Dubai Job

Blair’s letters to Bush about invasion of Iraq ‘were removed from official records for being sensitive’, Iraq inquiry hears By: malterwitty

How to move email from one Gmail account to another.

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