Saturday, January 1, 2011

Please Leave A Message 59

A digital voice read out delivers a message detailing US surveillance of Portugal's investigation of Guantanamo flights and how that can potentially affect North American interests. The message concludes teasing that they need to "stroke him [Portuguese government official] a lot". One wonders what 'stroke' means: bribes? trading influences? vices? other shady dealings?

In the background, Smackos and Twilight Moose, fine purveyors of defeatistic cold war jams do their wintry thing and then Icebreaker International peaks through the clouds with a guitar lament for lost innocence in this age of globalisation, distrust and corruption

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