Need I say that this flamboyant but level-headed guy impresses me a lot more than his oh-so-macho critics ever could? (Plus, I think he looked adorable in his roses!)(Thanks to Jim for the link.)
And then some people wonder why divorce rates skyrocketed once the laws were liberalized? If this was the “norm” that women had to live up to when marrying in the 1960s, I’d say the ’70s were just ripe for a … Continue reading
Ottawa isn’t known for its great bands, but this is one of them, and of course, like so many other things Canadian, it’s underrated. I had forgotten all about this song until flipping through a bunch of other old faves.
February is the shortest month of the year, but certainly not the sweetest; it’s the dead of winter, and the weather’s mean. The only good thing you can say about this month is that it ends quickly! And so do … Continue reading
The Caracazo, remembered:With music by Lloviznando Cantos.VTV also has various documentaries on the Caracazo and the events that led up to and came after it. Two short spots on the 4th Republic reveal the degree of corruption and misspending that … Continue reading
“The inexecutable…of inexecutability…of the nonexistent…of that which can’t be done, had or brought to effect….(not even with traps)…in other words, NO is NO!”The wall behind him says “Varito (his nickname), be a man!”–which is what he said to Chavecito the … Continue reading
Too bad it couldn’t have picked up on the fact that this is not the time or the place for such tingles.
Marx and Engels meet Warner Bros. Uncanny how well old cartoons illustrate certain key concepts, eh?(Thanks to CK for pointing me in the direction of that excellent video.)
“Hey, where’s the coin slot on this thing?”
Lula had lots of good things to say about Fidel……and oh yeah, Your Barackness, he wants you to lift the blockade on Cuba. (Watch this get ignored and swept under the rug by the lamestream media.)