Tag: Ergenekon

  • THE SICK JOKE

    THE SICK JOKE

    Oh fabulous farce, the art of the improbable, the exaggerated, the ludicrous, the bizarre, the brazen and often the stupid, the essence of what Turks once called democracy, a word they dare not now pronounce. Still, aren’t we all so lucky to be living in Turkey? Sure we are. Turkey, the land of politicians that plunder while they pray, ludicrously lie without blushing and murder and maim the nation’s youth.

  • Turkish ex-military chief Ilker Basbug freed from jail

    A former Turkish army chief who was sentenced to life for his role in a plot to overthrow the government has been freed from prison in Istanbul. A local court ordered the release of Gen Ilker Basbug, a day after Turkey’s constitutional court overturned his sentence citing a legal technicality. Gen Basbug, who was in […]

  • TREASON TIME WITH TRAVIS

    TREASON TIME WITH TRAVIS

    I’m standin’ here. You make the move. You make the move. It’s your move. Huh? You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me?  Well, then who the hell else are you talkin’ to?  You talkin’ to me? Well, I’m the only one here. Travis Bickle,  TAXI DRIVER TREASON TIME WITH TRAVIS […]

  • DEMOCRATIC DEMONS

    DEMOCRATIC DEMONS

    Forget what the big-mouth crime ministers and the duplicitous oral cavities of selected foreign ministers are shouting about democracy. About political “mandates.” About how they represent the living essences of “the will of the people.” And about how they all care so deeply for all the downtrodden and abused of the world. These ignoramus champions of democracy shamelessly harangue the world ad nauseam about the importance of elections, elections, elections.

  • Ergenekon: A dark chapter in Turkish history

    Ferruh Demirmen The Ergenekon verdicts in Turkey announced on August 5 shook the Turkish judicial system and left an indelible mark on the conscience of Turkish people. The confidence that most Turks had in their judicial system received a major blow. Jail sentences were showered on all but 21 of the 275 defendants, including nearly […]