Archive for July 10th, 2014

July 10th, 2014 - 4:09 pm § in Misc.

Seattle’s Own Hobby Lobby!

Congratulations, Seattle.  You are about to have your very own Hobby Lobby.  Lots of space for pickets.  HL is going into the space on Aurora Avenue N vacated by KMart (~N 130th). WATCH MORE OF WHY HOBBYLOBBY WILL BE UNWELCOME HERE:  [...]

July 10th, 2014 - 10:34 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc., Saudi Arabia

README: News from Saudi Arabia … no mention of Gaza

New members of the Saudi Border Guards parade in Jeddah during their graduation ceremony in this May 28, 2014, file photo. (SPA) Southern border is secure, Border Guards say King’s Ramadan gift: 1,017 prisoners freed   Haram security ‘a red line no one can cross’   First group of deb[...]

July 10th, 2014 - 10:24 am § in Misc.

README: On scene in Baghdad

Financial Times: Ten years ago Christine Spolar reported on the Iraq war. Last month she returned to find her old colleagues and friends living in fear, and a city traumatised by spiralling violence[...]

July 10th, 2014 - 10:04 am § in Politics, Russia


Sign on bus illustrates history of Ukraine as seen by Russian loyalists,[...]

July 10th, 2014 - 12:01 am § in Misc.

Germany Back Selling U boats

Isn’t This Part of the Prodrome of WWII? The German defense industry is increasingly looking to Asia as a growing market for its products. Conflicts in the Far East have led to a demand for the kind of giant — and expensive — submarines that come from shipyards in northern Germany.[...]