Saturday, November 24, 2012

Baubles on BandCamp

Finally! Baubles, one of the original Gbloink! albums, is now available for download on BandCamp. The perfect ambiance for sitting in your arm-chair by the flickering fire on a snowy evening, contemplating a fir-tree decked with shiny coloured glass balls.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Tory Polluters Win Energy Bill

BBC News - Government delays setting carbon target until after election

How does one read this?


a) refuse to commit to CO2 reduction
b) as a "compromise" continue to commit to funding of
c) I bet that that includes nuclear, hence the Tories plan to funnel money to their friends in nuclear industry



Friday, November 16, 2012

Extra Judicial Assassination

Glenn Greenwald:
Obama - the killer of Anwar al-Awlaki, Awlaki's 16-year-old American son Abdulrahman, and countless other innocent men, women, teenagers and children - could not possibly condemn Israeli actions in Gaza without indicting himself. Extra-judicial assassinations, once roundly condemned by US officials, are now a symbol of the Obama presidency, as the US and Israel converge more than ever before: if not in interests, than certainly in tactics.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Ethics Concern

Glenn Greenwald :

[An] amusing New York Times headline from this morning - "Concern Grows Over Top Military Officers' Ethics" - illustrates that point: with all the crimes committed by the US military over the last decade and long before, it's only adultery that causes "concern" over their "ethics"