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“The South American oil and gas explorer Chaco Resources may well be worth keeping an eye on in the weeks ahead. Recent news from the AIM group has focused on its operations in Colombia, but word has it that an important announcement is on the way regarding its interests in Paraguay.”
No oil found in Paraguay. Yet. But W is buying land there. Ok.
Bush Buys Land in Northern Paraguay – Prensa Latina
“Buenos Aires, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) An Argentine official regarded the intention of the George W. Bush family to settle on the Acuifero Guarani (Paraguay) as surprising, besides being a bad signal for the governments of the region.
Luis D Elia, undersecretary for the Social Habitat in the Argentine Federal Planning Ministry, issued a memo partially reproduced by digital INFOBAE.com, in which he spoke of the purchase by Bush of a 98,842-acre farm in northern Paraguay, between Brazil and Bolivia.
The news circulated Thursday in non-official sources in Asuncion, Paraguay.
D Elia considered this Bush step counterproductive for the regional power expressed by Presidents Nestor Kirchner, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Evo Morales, Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro.
He said that “it is a bad signal that the Bush family is doing business with natural resources linked to the future of MERCOSUR.”
The official pointed out that this situation could cause a hypothetical conflict of all the armies in the region, and called attention to the Bush family habit of associating business and politics. “
What in the high holy fuck….???
Riots tear Budapest apart | News | This is London
“The violence was sparked by socialist prime minister Ferenc Gyurcsany’s admission that he had lied ‘day and night’ to win power in April’s elections. As the government met in an emergency session of the national security cabinet today, Mr Gyurcsany vowed to remain in power.”
Wooster Collective: BREAKING: The Story Disneyland Doesn’t Want You To Know
Artist, Bansky, dressed a mannequin as a guantanamo detainee and put it behind the fence of the Big Thunder Mountain Ride. It took 90 minutes before park staff removed it. Pictures at the link.
Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin Killed – Forbes.com
He was ridiculously fearless and his confidence transferred over to the viewer, who after a few watchings would stop saying “That stupid fucker is going to get killed!” You could believe he was invincible. A superhero riding the backs of gators and kissing deadly snakes.
Steve did an incredible job in his short time to bring environmental issues into focus. He developed a Wildlife Park and Australia Zoo in Queensland is thriving.
Nature was his pal and he was looking out for her, educating us on how to do it too.
A true Hero to the very end.
Track Me Not
“TrackMeNot is a browser extension that protects web-searchers against surveillance and data-profiling. It does so not by means of concealment or encryption (i.e. covering one’s trail), but instead, paradoxically, by the opposite strategy: noise and obfuscation. With TrackMeNot, actual web searches, lost in a cloud of false leads, are essentially hidden in plain view. User-installed TrackMeNot works with the Firefox Browser and popular search engines, e.g. AOL, Yahoo!, Google, and MSN. “
MiamiHerald.com | 08/09/2006 | Attorney incensed after viewing FTAA police video
They shot a woman in the face with a rubber bullet as she pleaded for them to stop. And then the Alphas all huddled, laughing uproariously and slapping each other on the back.
This is the police. In America.
Who envies our freedoms?
Nearly 3 minutes of a kitty flushing a toilet. You gotta be a cat lover.