Been trying to catch up on some reading.
Ethiopundit addresses the untenable Meles-China (or as Lou Dobbs insists on calling them, Communist China) alliance in one of helluva brilliant piece in How About Chinese? That Ethiopundit should be put in a museum and worshipped from afar. “please do not look directly at His Punditressness’ halo. Step away from the halo.”
Prophet of Change at Egoportal is one of his best posts. The frustration of wanting to do a good job crashing so spectacularly with what’s unavailable to be.. a prophet of change. God made him young enough not to want to be a prophet of change in 1993-6, at the height of Ato Meles’ and Ato Isayas’ gluttonous union. Remember those days?
I thought the venerable Seleda (nefusn yimarew) definition of “shaffada” was a breakthrough until my husband made it a point of reading me the poems posted on Aqumada. Twice. Can’t you just hear the collective screeches of over-fermented indignation from the intellectually constipated?
I was just about to order me a few hundred “Free Andrew Heavens” bumper stickers when he resurfaced on Mesqel Square. Phew. In an amazing coincidence, the admirably incompetent Ethiopian Telecom had cut off his phone line after he posted how ‘spensive innernetz connection is in
I am really, really digging this guy at Things We Should Have Written Down. Really digging him.
All the energy I have. Still wracked with flu/cold whatever the hell it is that is making me highly, highly irascible.