Category: Honk

Rare Religious Unity in Jerusalem

The ultra-Orthodox Jewish mayor of Jerusalem has banned an annual gay pride parade due to take place in the holy city next Thursday … Jewish, Christian and Muslim religious leaders had denounced the festival as an abomination.

Cafe-bars and the Demon Drink

So did that post title get your attention, well this isn’t all that exciting. It is more of a complaint about Fianna Fail, the Publican Party (okay, stolen from a letter...

Questions for the day

Why exactly is it that people driving cars can’t use their indicators? And why do people riding bikes think it is okay to use the footpath? And do I sound like...

Heeling to music…

So I was watching Crufts there on Sun. Well, I suppose I was really reading while waiting for ER to start, but I saw bits of the dog show. So can...

IRA go GUBU

So just how out of touch with reality are the IRA
I mean they are often condemned for their vigilante style justice, what with the knee-cappings and punishment attacks etc. So, now that they are trying to improve PR with the “local” community, what do they do? Say that they have conducted an investigation, and are willing to shoot those responsible for the murder of Mr. McCartney.

Sectarian symbol? I fink not!

Lookie, lookie, two vaguely serious posts in the one day. Must be Friday. One of the Blue Peter presenters was recently in the news, some one had rung in complaining about...

When is a murder not a crime?

When the IRA do it.
Or at least that is according to Mr. McLaughlin on Questions and Answers last night. I was the cinema so didn’t see it, but according to today’s Irish Times he was

“Asked by the Minister for Justice, Mr McDowell, if he would classify the shooting of Ms McConville as a crime, he said: “I think it was wrong”. Asked again if he thought it was a crime, he replied: “No, I do not”.

What’s your library’s mission?

Was browsing on Whedonseque when I came across a link to a very snotty article in the Denver Post. While the columnist was at his library he stumbled across “an unfortunate...

The face of evil:

Chuggers! Otherwise known as Charity Muggers. If you live in any big city I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Those smiling faces who jump out and ask if you...

Gawd-Damn it all

Serenity has been delayed! So it really isn’t the worst news in the world it aint what I wanted to hear neither. I was looking forward to April/May. Now I gotta...

My bad

Been away for a month; Well since I posted last I’ve gotten a job,so I’ll blame it on that :) So news: hmmmmm, not a lot. Sports-wise: Am annoyed at Cian...

Question

In the modern world are women’s lives valued more than men’s? I ask this because I have noticed that whenever an explosion kills people (be it terrorist related, or done by...