More on Bush and al-Jazeera

David Keogh and Leo O’Connor go on trial in London on January 24th. Their crime? Violating Britain’s Official Secrets Act by passing around a top secret memo about a meeting between Prime Minister Tony Blair and President George Bush. This is a story that has received very little traction in the American press–first, because theContinue reading “More on Bush and al-Jazeera”

On a Putting Things Into Perspective

My friend, the Dread Pirate Roberts, had this to say about the rapper 50 Cent: According to commentary in todays newspaper by DeWayne Hickham Pocket/MTV Books has signed a deal with Curtis Jackson also known as rapper 50 Cent to do a series of books. [SNIP] Like Mr. Hickman says 50 Cent is “… aContinue reading “On a Putting Things Into Perspective”

On Bush's Stupid Remark

First, from the Daily Mirror: President Bush planned to bomb Arab TV station al-Jazeera in friendly Qatar, a “Top Secret” No 10 memo reveals. But he was talked out of it at a White House summit by Tony Blair, who said it would provoke a worldwide backlash. A source said: “There’s no doubt what BushContinue reading “On Bush's Stupid Remark”