amaah + toli + liberia   7

To Make The Road Fearful
Prosecutor: Mr Witness, what did Reflection tell you about who shot Superman? Reading cautionary tales and other dark matters at the Special Court on Sierra Leone
absurd  toli  murder  SierraLeone  Liberia  Africa  war  civil  war  language  law  trial  culture  observation  perception  reading  drama  tragedy  literature  review  memory  politics  history  rogues  blood  violence  TheRoughBeast  ThingsFallApart 
april 2015 by amaah
Trend-surfing Alacrity
"He was impregnably armoured by his good intentions and his ignorance"
observersareworried  rogues  opportunists  Liberia  Sierra  Leone  huhudious  culture  observation  USA  celebrity  hatchet  job  useful  idiots  toli 
october 2014 by amaah
Twentysomething thoughts on opportunism
Consider a taxonomy of useful idiots: the ignorant, those who should know better, the reflexively-tribal, and the professional opportunists
rogues  opportunists  Liberia  SierraLeone  huhudious  culture  observation  toli  usa  celebrity  hatchetjob  observersareworried  usefulidiots 
october 2014 by amaah
Gaddafi: He of The Little Green Book
A bloodthirsty murderer that we indulged like no other
Willing to shoot children before their own grandmothers

light verse on Muammar Gaddafi
sin  Rawlings  africa  rogues  Gaddafi  poetry  verse  humour  politics  culture  observation  blood  satire  hatchetjob  Libya  violence  Liberia  SierraLeone  Ghana  history  ThingsFallApart  FallenAngels  toli 
february 2011 by amaah
Africa 1989
Oh the memories... The Reign of Locusts, Structural Adjustments, The Great Awakening, A South African Detour, Decentralization... Quote of the year: "The Angolan people, to their infinite sorrow, accept that the war has restarted."
history  review  1989  politics  culture  Africa  democracy  change  Mali  Ghana  SouthAfrica  Angola  Liberia  CharlesTaylor  war  rogues  music  toli 
december 2009 by amaah
Huhudious (or Silly Season)
huhudious adj. an outrageous statement or a point of view or behaviour that beggars belief. close synonym to hubristic, breathtaking and preposterous, with the same notion of brazen, yet insouciant, arrogance on the part of the interlocutor. hoo-hoo-dious
huhudious  B-movie  life  humour  language  neologism  observation  satire  essay  rant  politics  economics  perception  culture  media  journalism  England  USA  America  Africa  hypocrisy  irony  Congo  Kabila  GreatGame  CoteD'Ivoire  Liberia  Ghana  Iraq  Iran  AbuGhraib  Guantanamo  StephenCambone  Gabon  EquatorialGuinea  China  Microsoft  Bongo  Putin  Kristof  Bolton  ThingsFallApart  toli 
may 2006 by amaah

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