spaceship no future

July 2001

Misty Malarky Ying Yang and an ass they call America

After happening upon a blurb on the Bush family’s cat “India” at the White House web site*, outraged Indian protesters have demanded an apology from the U.S. consulate, and are now engaged in retaliatory animal-naming. “Bush named his cat India so we are naming dogs George Bush,” Shankar Gaikar, regional coordinator of the [Hindu nationalist group] Bajrang Dal, told Reuters on Tuesday. According to some U.S. spokesperson, the cat’s full name is “India Ink.” Because it’s dark, see. For what it’s worth, Amy Carter (herself a veteran protester) had…

Corny soapbox time! No cat news today

In all due respect, those who try to disrupt and destroy and hurt are really defeating the cause of, their cause. This typically imbecilic quote from George W. Bush had me in stitches as I read it last Thursday morning, a day before the G8 Summit in Genoa, Italy was to begin. As the summit draws to an end, there’s not much left to laugh about. On one side, there were the agents of Capitalism Gone Amok, the G8, consisting of the wealthiest seven industrialized nations, plus, um, Russia….