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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

Journal of TorgoX (1933)

Tuesday March 12, 2002
11:22 PM

Le Ballon rouge

[ #3476 ]
Dear Log,

«[...] One thinks of Stalin or Mao, both of whom Mugabe slightly resembles: Stalin for his destruction of the landed kulaks, who are doubled in Mugabeland by the commercial farmers; Mao for his great leaps forward into starvation. But neither, I think, was ever pictured cavorting in a meadow with a fistful of balloons. [...]»

-- "Republic of Fear", an article that starts out brilliant and gets better in every paragraph

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  • Major news in New Zealand. It must be Commonwealth countries looking over each other.

    An NZ electoral observer was beaten up, so the PM of NZ is sticking with the other Commonwelath leaders' party line of "we'll wait and see". She's bullish for sanctions and what have you. Because, you know, New Zealand is such a world power someone could, like, give a shit about what we do.

    --Nat