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Tub-Thumper - 1. A speaker or preacher who for emphasis thumps the pulpit; a violent or declamatory preacher or orator; a ranter. (from oed.com). This blog will be a combination of reasoned posting somedays and an occasional rant.
Wednesday, February 15, 2006
NEW FEATURE (SORT OF)
I have put a new thing on under 'Warmonger of the Week'. It is just a series of direct links through to some of my favourite articles and things that really help explain the mess we are in and what we could do about it. I will add to it as I go and am happy to accept suggestions.
posted by michael the tubthumper @ 2:27 pm  
10 Comments:
  • At 4:34 pm, Blogger indygirl said…

    I think the new feature is a great idea.

     
  • At 6:26 pm, Blogger michael the tubthumper said…

    thanks

    could have just put them as links but i can't resist the temptation to tinker with the template sometimes

     
  • At 9:54 pm, Blogger justin barker said…

    Excelent! that'll keep me busy for a few days.

     
  • At 11:29 pm, Blogger JOS said…

    Michael...almost done with Gulliver's Travels...as mentioned in a previous post...come back later.

     
  • At 11:58 pm, Blogger Michelle said…

    Hi dude,

    i really like your site, there's a lot of good information here. Do you mind if i put a link to it on my blog? I don't have a political blog, i can't get up enough enthusiasm to keep up to date with everything that happens. Which is why reading yours will be useful, you'll do it for me :-)

     
  • At 12:53 am, Blogger Keir said…

    Good idea, and yeah, it'll keep me busy for a while as well.

    I was glad to see the 'naming the problem' link. I would suggest going a step further: naming the solution. I suppose you're somewhat familiar with Michael Albert's work...well, my official suggestion would be linking to something on Parecon, seems to me it would fit over there.

     
  • At 4:30 am, Blogger michael the tubthumper said…

    it is 4.30am here. i will have sensible comment sometime tomorro

     
  • At 10:14 am, Blogger a rose is a rose said…

    you're embarrassing me. you know more about my politicians than i do AND you're a punk-assed YOUNGSTER to boot (i mean that as a compliment by the way)

     
  • At 4:57 pm, Blogger michael the tubthumper said…

    i was a touch on the wrong side of drunk when i posted that last night.

    JOS - interested to hear what you have made of it.

    Hello Michelle - link away!

    Keir - i'm with you. will update but v busy at the moment

    Rose - i'm not young enough as far as i am concerned. not yet 30 and i already have some grey hairs. the weird thing is that they grow faster than the normal ones

     
  • At 5:09 pm, Blogger a rose is a rose said…

    i wear my silver hair and wrinkles like badges (BADGES? WE DON'T NEED NO STINKIN' BADGES)

     
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Name: michael the tubthumper
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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.
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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.

  • Imperial Measures
  • 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

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    Links

  • spinwatch
  • adbusters
  • internet archive
  • art not oil
  • blairwatch
  • bushflash
  • camcorder guerillas
  • corporate watch
  • campaign for press freedom
  • noam chomsky
  • common dreams
  • counterpunch
  • cost of war
  • david rovics
  • democracy now
  • dissident voice
  • the dossier
  • downing street says
  • etims
  • robert fisk
  • food not bombs
  • global research
  • gmwatch
  • impeach blair
  • indybay video
  • killing hope
  • lobbywatch
  • mediachannel
  • medialens
  • mickey z
  • mixed up records
  • george monbiot
  • mark thomas
  • john pilger
  • radio 4 all
  • schnews
  • snow shoe films
  • sourcewatch
  • tom englehardt
  • ukwatch
  • video activist network
  • howard zinn
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    some of the blogs I look at
    Arse of the month

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    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

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    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
  • Kim Ayres
  • Our Scotland
  • average tosser
  • 1820
  • big stick small carrot
  • J. Arthur MacNumpty
  • World of Jack McConnell
  • The Firefox Chronicles
  • Independence 1st
  • Radio Free Scotland
  • Scots and independent
  • Scottish Independence Guide
  • TCOAW
  • Small Nation
  • Inveresk Street Ingrate
  • Radical Glasgow
  • Want to Swot?

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    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
  • Beyond Hope
  • 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
  • come september
  • money is the cause of poverty
  • countering corporate power
  • Other Stuff

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