What’s with the fascinating of monarchies?

Just about an hour ago the queen (of Denmark) did her annual televised new year speech. I didn’t watch it, but while eating dinner I witnessed a bit of the pre-show, where a few journalists are talking about what the queen might say and so on. Also, they showed people assembling in front of the …

Abortion, a human right or a human rights violation?

I was watching the third, and final, presidential debate between Barack Obama and John McCain a little earlier. Among the various topics was abortion, and I just thought I’d put my two cents out there, for people to either use to form their own opinion, or send me hate mail over (By the way, you’ll …

In China, doing the right thing seems to bite you in the ass …

“A Chinese teacher has been detained for posting images on the internet of schools that collapsed in the Sichuan earthquake, a rights group has said.” Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7532813.stm The Chinese dictatorship is up to it’s old tricks again. During the earthquake in May, a bunch of schools collapsed (And I bitch Danish school buildings were getting …

Response to Karmus’ comment on my “FARC… A big farce!” post

The comment made to my post FARC… A big farce!, can be seen in full here: http://www.troelsjust.dk/?p=231#comments. ” … Indeed they have killed a lot of civilians by accident in their actions against the paramilitary and governmental repression they have been met with, …” Do you really see people dying in captivity as an “accident” …

FARC… A big farce!

In light of the rescue of Íngrid Betancourt, a former Colombian presidential candidate, last week on July 2nd, DR2 (A Danish TV channel) showed a documentary about her political campaigning and following kidnapping by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC as they are better known. FARC are notorious for their kidnapping of thousands …