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this n that

Several things catching my eye that seem worth passing along: Couldn’t happen to a nicer group of people: How Did Republicans End Up Against 9/11 Responders Bill? OTOH, that duck is mighty spry: Update: Congress Passes 9/11 Responders Bill. I … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

American Family Association: DADT Repeal Will Lead To Mandatory Cross-Dressing. The Tea Party In Power. Tax cuts, no spending cuts = Nassau in financial crisis. But the elected teabagger did exactly what he said he’d do. Judicial Activism. This has … Continue reading

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this n that

How America will collapse (by 2025) Despite the aura of omnipotence most empires project, a look at their history should remind us that they are fragile organisms. So delicate is their ecology of power that, when things start to go … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

(Well, I’ve done these before, but I’m starting to number them from here on out.) We’re merely mainstream, says leader of group where criminalization, deportation, ‘enemy’-possession, and horse-shtooping are all on the table Failure to grasp the difference between calling … Continue reading

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Stopped clocks…

Ouch. But then I suppose that even stopped clocks are right twice a day (or once, on military time). Ron Paul, echoed those words, writing to his 19,000 followers on Twitter: “Re: Wikileaks – In a free society, we are … Continue reading

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local produce

I’ve never been a general fan of schlepping food all over, although I acknowledge that when you live in a wintry climate, it’s nice to get food from warmer places you wouldn’t otherwise. But there’s a high price paid for … Continue reading

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you have GOT to be kidding

And yet, in the end, there is an easy winner when it comes to choosing the most ridiculous of all these touted jobs. The idea that Blair should become a peace envoy in the Middle East, in what the New … Continue reading

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read this!

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this is so fucked up

How fucked up is this murder celebration? This is a large part of why I refuse to consider any sort of organized religion as anything other than a cult. You will never convince me that this is something that “Jesus … Continue reading

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there should not be one law for the rich and one law for the poor

So the bitch is back in jail where she belongs. Shut up and serve your DUI sentence like everyone else does, already. I also hope they investigate why Sheriff Baca was so ready to release her. Bribes, anyone? Get his … Continue reading

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‘Cause she tells it like it is. Prewar U.S. intelligence warned of Iraq war effects (quote on second page) Like 0

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food for thought

More Congressional Theater: The H1B Soaps Like 0

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interesting

Bill Richardson’s thrown his hat into the ring. I love it that the African American, female, and Hispanic candidates are all on the Dem side. This leaves the GOP wide open for their dead white males. (In particular, this caught … Continue reading

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a travesty of justice

The only people odder than Ms. Goodling were the House Republicans who rushed to praise her. Even in these partisan times, a Justice Department official who admitted to her level of wrongdoing ought to draw bipartisan condemnation. *headdesk* I mean, … Continue reading

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this is the funniest goddamn thing I’ve read in a long time…

laughing helplessly Phelps is going to picket Falwell’s funeral. You can read about it at phelp’s website, I ain’t linking to it from here. Oh. My. God. Phelps is freaking going to picket Falwell’s funeral. returns to helpless wheezing laughter … Continue reading

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