Wednesday, October 16, 2002

This space will be quiet for the next few days, as this morning has brought the sad news that my grandmother, Helen Frances Jones, has passed away. She was a kind and loving lady, but also One Tough Cookie. She will be greatly missed.

So I’m off to ball my eyes out for a few hours, before tending to the business of getting her back with my granddaddy, where she belongs. I’ll see y’all next week.

Fellow citizens of Iraq,
Who would you like to see as your leader?

__ Saddam Hussein
__ Saddam Hussein
__ I would prefer to be dismembered

Thank you for exercising your democratic right to vote on this day. Praise Allah!

Tuesday, October 15, 2002

I demand a recount!

Monday, October 14, 2002

Here's a really good post on Northern Ireland by British Spin, answering this stupid article in The Wanker by "political activist" Danny Morrison.

Finland mall bomber died in blast

The teenage bomber behind a blast at a shopping mall on the outskirts of Helsinki was one of the seven people who died, say police.

Is this what John Lennon meant by "Instant Karma"?

I don't think I'll be spending much time with the papers today. I'm not sure I can stomach all of the "Why do they hate us?" and "let's examine the root causes of terrorism...poverty, blah, blah, blah, Western injustice, blah, blah, blah, it's all our fault, blah, blah, blah" in response to the bombing in Bali. The Indy's started with it already (found at Public Interest). Anything less than "let's find the people responsible and reduce them to grease spots" is just going to piss me off.

See Tim Blair and Silent Running for minute-by-minute information related to the bombing.

My sympathies to those who've been affected by this.