Tuesday, March 22, 2005

East vs. West: Round 234578245234784231123950784958......
Kyrgyz Leader Spokesman: Protests Are Coup
Stop me if you've heard this one: There's this unstable former soviet colony where the local despot is pro-Kremlin and the democratic opposition is pro-western.....

I heard a theory (I think it was Niall Ferguson) that the rise of fascism in Russia is caused by a cultural need recapture the strength of its formerly great empire-Similar to the feeling in Germany during the Weimar Republic. Food for thought anyways.
You spin me right round baby
Right round
Like a record, baby
--Dead Or Alive
(Quoting Dead or Alive? Yeah, I went there.)

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