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Archive for the ‘Kocktails’

CIA: Tapes? No. Paper trail? No problem!

March 20, 2009 By: Kvatch Category: Kocktails, Rights 3 Comments →

The Central Intelligence Agency disclosed Friday that it has 3,000 summaries, transcripts, reconstructions and memoranda relating to 92 interrogation videotapes that were destroyed by the agency, the American Civil Liberties Union revealed Friday evening.

The Raw Story

Kvatch notes the similarity to the Nazi’s immaculate, and damning, record-keeping of their deeds during the Holocaust.

The Frogette adds that, if you really want to be ‘bad guys’, best to do what atrocity-minded regimes in Africa do…chop ’em up and don’t leave records.

(And all right-thinking people should be concerned that this is what suffices for stimulating conversation during the cocktail hour at ‘Casa de las Ranas’.)

Kvatch’s Kocktail Hour – Eco-seltzer

October 24, 2008 By: Kvatch Category: Humor, Kocktails 7 Comments →

Oh it was another punishing week on Wall Street—the markets frothing as they sank like a stone in water.

But take heart America, there’s always Kvatch’s Kocktail Hour.  And if, like the Frogette and I, you live in one of America’s hardest drinking cities, you can at least drown your sorrows!

So here’s to our beloved Babylon by the Bay…number 3 on the list.

Kvatch’s Kocktail Hour – The AT&Tini

August 29, 2008 By: Kvatch Category: Kocktails, Politics, Satire 5 Comments →

Yes my friends it’s been a while, but today we have to lift our glasses to a group that never met a lobbyist they didn’t like, for whom no payoff is too small, and who have no trouble throwing a posh soiree for those lucky lawmakers who granted them immunity.

So here’s to the Telcos!

The AT&Tini

— 2 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin
— Hint of vermouth
— A float of Cristal

Cost: 1 Billion Dollars!

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