OutSider Weblog

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

News of the Weird
Again from the Guardian, Tesco denies using black widow spiders to protect fruit. Tricky stuff, this ecology, you know...

Anyway, an eaten grape is a wasted grape. If they'd made wine from them, no-one would ever have known -- unless someone got bit while treading the grapes, that is.

If Bush and Bin Laden agree on something, it must be good?
Well, no, actually. According to George Galloway writing in the Guardian, an Anglo-American invasion and occupation of Iraq is exactly what ObL needs to stir up more Fear and Loathing.

Add in Bush's three witches (Cheney, Rumsfeld and Rice) and a bunch of former East-bloc countries dying (or ready to) to prove they deserve to be in NATO or the EU, not to mention the Arab equivalent of CNN showing every dead baby or burning hospital to viewers from one end of the Islamic world to the other, and the gates of Hell begin to creak open. Which is a Bad Thing, right?

Oh, but I forgot - you can't Immanentise the Eschaton without a serious Armageddon-style war on those Godless Commies Muslims.