Monthly Archives: November 2008

Iceland Crapped Out

“I don’t trust the government, I don’t trust the banks, I don’t trust the political parties, and I don’t trust the IMF. We had a good country here and they’ve ruined it.” These words came from a young Icelandic protester angered by the North Atlantic nation’s collapse into an extreme economic abyss. Banks in Reykjavik […]

Presidential Pardon Nov. 2008

Upon my return to the USA I posted a request for a presidential pardon to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Every day I check the mail for a response. Nothing has arrived yet and I’m getting a bad feeling that the Bush Administration might not have deemed my application valid, since I have never been convicted of […]

Thai Turmoil

On Monday anti-government demonstrators spread throughout downtown Bangkok to encircle the Parliament. Electrical lines were cut forcing legislators to once more take refuge in the old Don Muang Airport in the north of the Thai capitol. The protesters are demanding the immediate resignation of the post-Thaksin coalition on the grounds that the present PM’s links […]

2008 Bar Rules for Pattaya

It’s almost high season so better get a head start of reminding punters visiting Pattaya that there are actually rules of behavior for bargirls. These come from www.globalreport.com and are the other side of the mirror. Most people ignore rules but what the hell? Check them out. 1. At the end of the week, specifically […]

11-22-63 plus 45

Two days ago was the 45th Anniversary of JFK’s assassination in Dallas. “Mr. President, you can’t say Dallas doesn’t love you,” the first lady of Texas commented, as the presidential limousine entered Dealey Plaza. JFK supposedly said, “I would never say that.” Then shots rang out and within a few hours the nation learned that […]