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Laugh 30 January 2012

Posted by marisacat in 2012 Re Election, Australia, Germany, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter.
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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is bundled out of a restaurant by security service agents after it was surrounded by furious Aboriginal rights protesters in Canberra. Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott were stranded in The Lobby restaurant as dozens of demonstrators from a protest against Australia Day, which marks the arrival of British settlers in 1788, converged on the hotel...

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is bundled out of a restaurant by security service agents after it was surrounded by furious Aboriginal rights protesters in Canberra. Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott were stranded in The Lobby restaurant as dozens of demonstrators from a protest against Australia Day, which marks the arrival of British settlers in 1788, converged on the hotel… | LUKAS COCH/AFP/Getty Images

I saw the vid of this, it was hilarious.  They hustled her to her limo, she lost a shoe in the process and finally they stuffed her in, butt first.

More of that please.

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THIS I had not seen.  What a scream, and so perfect.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel strokes a golden goose that was given to her by Carnival Prince Frank I and Princess Petra I of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern at the Chancellery in Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel strokes a golden goose that was given to her by Carnival Prince Frank I and Princess Petra I of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern at the Chancellery in Berlin | ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images

Screw ‘em all.

Eye 27 January 2012

Posted by marisacat in 2012 Re Election, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter.
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The eye of a parrotfish near Hawaii, as captured by Swiss underwater snapper Franco Banfi, who has photographed many of the creatures who populate the waters of the Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea | Franco Banfi/Rex Features

Just a stunning photograph…

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What next? 24 January 2012

Posted by marisacat in 2012 Re Election, DC Politics, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter, Total fucking lunatics.
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Sunderland, England: Waves pound the sea wall near Seaham lighthouse | Owen Humphreys/PA

Maybe Florida itself implodes…?  More?  Again?  This feels like a DVD with an alternative ending included:  See what happens when the R playlist fails to gel with the public.  Or, not gel predictably

Saga 19 January 2012

Posted by marisacat in Divertissements, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter, Italy, Total fucking lunatics.
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Giglio, Italy: The Costa Concordia cruise ship | AGF s.r.l./Rex Features

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NOW there is a report surfacing, I think from the blonde the captain was seen with, he ordered dinner after the crash.

It boggles the mind.

Eh bien… 15 January 2012

Posted by marisacat in 2012 Re Election, la vie en rose, Viva La Revolucion!.
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and, why wait?

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Occupy 12 January 2012

Posted by marisacat in 2012 Re Election, Occupy Wall Street, Pan Arab Revolt - 2011, Viva La Revolucion!.
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A monkey on a young boy’s shoulder during an eviction from Uruguay Square in Asuncion, Paraguay. A large group of the Ava Guarani ethnic group have been occupying the square for the past seven months, demanding the right to land | Jorge Saenz/AP

Shake 8 January 2012

Posted by marisacat in 2012 Re Election, DC Politics, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter, Total fucking lunatics.
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The Best Photos Of Dogs You’ll Ever See - Carli Davidson – Carli Davidson’s Facebook page

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I peek out a window sometimes and contemplate the world… and I think I probably get a look on my face like the dog above. I have a soft spot for this one too, I only figured the face out by finding the nose.

What is next. No matter who goes in in 2012, it’s going to b a free for all out of DC. Engines firing, guns ablaze, bombs at the ready. A slasher war movie.  No medics.

The USA!!! USA!!! is a battlespace too. And all of us are potential enemy combatants.

A vast spectacle of competition ripping ever-faster toward a foregone conclusion, a breadbowl circus lathered in Applebees Smokey Barbeque Honey Bacon Strudel Pepper Spice Chipotle Doritos Rub by Bobby Flay

That’s IOZ, on the elections bomb blast bombast.

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BTW, in case you are in need of a laugh (and who would turn one down these days?) this morning on the NBC debate David Gregory asked Santorum why, if we live with a nuclear NKorea, a nuclear Pakistan and so on, why can we not live with a nuclear Iran.

His answer – and remember this is Santorum, loonatick xtian:

 Iran is a THEOCRACY and believes in an afterlife better than life on earth.

Rapture anyone?

Face-off 5 January 2012

Posted by marisacat in 2012 Re Election, DC Politics, Inconvenient Voice of the Voter, Occupy Wall Street, Pan Arab Revolt - 2011, Viva La Revolucion!.
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Sitra, Bahrain: An anti-regime protester gestures as he faces riot police during a protest | Hamad I Mohammed/Reuters

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Be interesting to watch and see, if 2012 isn’t just a year of the protest and protester, but a full frontal face-off.

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