| Friday, January 13, 2006
| (can't remember where i found this but thanks anyway!)
I made a couple of small changes to the site this week. There is a few new pictures down the right hand side, a new warmonger of the week and also a new opinion poll and you can now vote for as many of the options as you like. The results of the last one were as follows...
What would you most like to see this year?
Complete withdrawal from Iraq - 11%
Bush Impeached - 26%
Blair Impeached - 19%
A serious attempt to deal with poverty - 11%
Reality TV shows stopped - 4%
It's too difficult to pick - 30%
So many blogs are about what someone or other's cat did that day or some such bollocks but I have some of my favourites just below the links and I will mention them in time. Today though, it's time for some shout-outs. Do not take that as an excuse not to keep coming here though!)...
The curmudgeonly never fails to impress, particularly his 'News 2020' section.
I got some abuse from an anonymous poster on chickyog but I think I am big enough and ugly enough to cope with it.
Happy one year anniversary to the devils kitchen
The disillusioned kid always has good posts even if he ignores my comments and finally, chewy always knows best - get used to it.
As for the others, there are too many to mention at the moment but there are some good ones in the 'some of the blogs i look at' section.
Just leave you here with arnie showing his true colours....
March 1992 Spy Magazine article mentions a story confirmed by "a businessman and longtime friend of Schwarzenegger's" -- that in the '70s Arnold "enjoyed playing and giving away records of Hitler's speeches."
"My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger at 44 to US News and World Report in 1990.
"People need somebody to watch over them... Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need to be told what to do and how to behave." -- Arnold Schwarzenegger at 44 to US News and World Report in 1990.
|posted by michael the tubthumper @ 9:04 pm
Thanks for the plug, and I hope you made the off-license in time.
Sounds like Arnold has learned from George! Oh please, Hitler! Take care of us, Mein Fuhrer!
Oh my God! What have we done? We elected a robot sent from the future to destroy us.
There are (or were) actually people in the states talking about changing a law to allow non-US born citizens to run for president. (Presinator has a nice ring to it, don't you thnik?) However, Arnie's popularity seems to have petered out.
I wonder if those quotes have been confirmed. Don't get me wrong, a big testosterone addicted Austrian "action" star shouldn't be a ruler of anything outside the bounds of his massive sport utility vehicle.
But I'm almost certain comments like that would have been used by his opponents in the last election. American politicos are not known for being reticent with past indiscretions.
i did make the off-licence philip but am now wishing i hadn't. my head hurts.
safeT - i took the arnold stuff from the site i mentioned and there is a bit in a film i saw about him being a nazi too. i think it's correct but i can't be absolutely certain. there is a of 'schwarzeneggar is a nazi' stuff out there tho.
I'm not deliberately ignoring you. If I don't respond to your comments you can take that as a sign of agreement. It just means I have nothing to add.
Thanks for the linkage and kind words though. It's always nice to find out that people appreciate what I write.
|What is Tubthumping and who is doing it?
Name: michael the tubthumper
Home: Glasgow, Scotland
About Me: Tub-Thumper - 1. A speaker or preacher who for emphasis thumps the pulpit; a violent or declamatory preacher or orator; a ranter. This blog will be a combination of reasoned posting somedays and an occasional rant.
28 years old, I write and research for a couple of websites and also do my own stuff.
See my complete profile
|Thumping The Tub Video
I have made a few short movies. Here are links to free downloads for them all in the order that I made them (as far as I can remember). Please feel free to use, distribute, disagree with, shout at etc etc
Praise The Lord and Pass The Ammunition
This was a REAL song from World War 2. I was so stunned by it I had to make a movie
How Far Is It From Here to Nuremberg
This is my attempt at a video for the excellent, if worrying, David Rovics (see links) song
What You Like
I believe the word for this is "splenetic". Only 20 seconds long.
What is going on in Iraq? Some things you knew, some you didn't. A couple of bits of info are out of date now.
Wish You Were Here
Wish You Were Here is a 6 minute film about the unprecendted rate of animal extinction we are currently experiencing
Gorillas and us
I don't like creationism, neither did Douglas Adams
art not oil>
campaign for press freedom
cost of war
downing street says>
food not bombs>
mixed up records
radio 4 all
snow shoe films
video activist network>
U.S. MONETARY Cost of the War in Iraq - other people are spending too, and the human cost is much higher
|some of the blogs I look at
|Arse of the month
The inaugural 'Arse of the month' award goes to our very own Scottish First Minister Jack (Joke) McConnell. He seems to spend a lot of his time sucking up to english politicians and yet it appears they don't even know his name. Follow the link to see..
NODOBY KNOWS ME>
|It's All Gone Scottish
A list of some other Scottish sites and blogs most of which, if not all, are pro-independence. I don't agree with content on all of them obviously. Some are Scots at home, others abroad.
The Scottish Patient>
big stick small carrot>
J. Arthur MacNumpty>
World of Jack McConnell>
The Firefox Chronicles>
Radio Free Scotland>
Scots and independent>
Scottish Independence Guide>
Inveresk Street Ingrate>
|Want to Swot?
If you like this site and think it is time to start getting informed here are a few real favourites of mine that will help you blow away the corporate and government propaganda you are constantly bombarded with. It is added to every so often.
politics and the english language>
the gore exception>
your tax dollars at work>
a cultural chernobyl>
choose life (not trainspotting)>
shooting an elephant>
a war crime within a war crime...>
>the menace of liberal scholarship
the modern era of law>
naming the problem>
the four ages of sand>
a news revolution has begun>
>money is the cause of poverty
countering corporate power>
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