Archive for February 22nd, 2011

February 22, 2011

Gaddafi not worried – his supporters have his back – maybe

The comic genius of my Twitter friend @TF_Touya

By Nabeel "Touya" Mohammed - used with permission.

See the original post here.

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February 22, 2011

Ministerial media conference on same sex marriage

This is definitely a first for Trinidad & Tobago. The Minister is clearly a woman of her word – press conference on same sex marriage to he held at the Minister’s office tomorrow.

 

 

February 22, 2011

SATIRE – Condensed version of Gaddafi’s speech today.

He went on for rather a long time but taking into account his general demeanor, the tone of his rant and the threats of death and destruction, this video pretty much sums up his speech.

February 22, 2011

Analogy of the day – Libya

The bloodthirsty Gaddafi just made it abundantly clear that he doesn’t plan to go anywhere and will kill as many as it takes to stay in power. In a protracted rant the despot, likened the protesters to rats on hallucinogenic drugs. ¬†As the BBC reports:

“The protesters had been given drink and drugs, he said, frequently shouting and banging his fist on the table as the address continued.

He called on “those who love Muammar Gaddafi” to come on to the streets in support of him, telling them not to be afraid of the “gangs”

Read article here.

Yet another tyrant realizes that the people will not be silent even if they must die to achieve change .

So, here we have King Lear with his fool futilely raging against the storm.

William Dyce, King Lear and the Fool in the Storm (c. 1851)

And here we have just a fool railing against his own people.

Courtesy Al Jazeera.

The end result will be the same – just saying.