Category Archives: News Flashes

When the wolf enters the door

Just occasionally one goes all personal in an attempt to dampen the angst and the fear and the loneliness all mixed up when waking in a cold sweat in the middle of the night facing the wolves who have crept … Continue reading

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When the Sun Turns

the 21st of December is almost always the day of the midwintersolstice in the Northern Hemisphere (midsummer in the southern) but this year it takes place at 6.30 on the 22nd. I hope all the pagans have consulted their their … Continue reading

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NEWSFLASH – Wishful Thinking at its most bizarre

NEWSFLASH In possibly the greatest single act of wishful thinking thought by the Obama administration, they asked the Iranians to pretty-please return their kidnapped RQ-170. The Iranians, and here I clear my throat,  have refused. ©Howard Gamble 13th December 2011

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Newsflash – Moshe Katsav goes to Jail

Moshe Katsav, the ex-Israeli President has gone to jail to serve a six-year sentence for rape. What can be a clearer indication for a functioning democracy that an ex-president is jailed for a crime? Even in the UNited States they … Continue reading

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Newsflash – Virginity in danger in Saudi Arabia

A report in Saudi Arabia has warned that if Saudi women were given the right to drive, it would spell the end of virginity in the country. The report contains graphic warnings that letting women drive would increase prostitution, pornography, … Continue reading

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Mass Murderer declared insane

Newsflash – Norwegian Bomber and mass murderer Breivik has been declared insane. A Panel of psychiatrists have classified him as a paranoid schzisophrenic. Breivik himself was disappointed at the ruling. He thinks not. Hew thinks what he did was well-considered. … Continue reading

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Belated Newsflash – Ken Russell is dead

Ken Russell, the filmmaker, is dead. He died yesterday. I almost missed the news because few seem to think the occasion newsworthy, but that’s the way it often is with geniuses who buck the trend, piss against the wind, crap … Continue reading

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Newsflash – trouble brewing in Dagestan

I assume everyone remembers Chechnya and the brutal Russian suppression of that Muslim uprising? Well, if you have not heard of Dagestan, another part of Russia, you had better make yourself familiar with the word, because the S#¤%t is about … Continue reading

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Greek Belly UP

Breaking News In a typical Greek turnabout, after massive pressure from Germany and France, certain Greeks cabinet ministers, all the fat ones, led by Venizelos the minister of finance have abandoned the idea of a plebescite when it became clear … Continue reading

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Newsflash. Trail of murder in Libyan “Liberation”

It appears as though it was not just my fertile imagination but reality in my assumptions that the raggle-taggle army was not averse to torturing and killing prisoners on cold blood. 53 bodies of Ghaddafi soldiers, now found at a hotel in … Continue reading

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