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Archive for June, 2006

Supporting the Troops the Neocon Way

Friday, June 30th, 2006

I can't decide whether to feel bitter or to cry first . . . watchful waiting, my ass.Study Shows Military Care GapLes BlumenthalThe News Tribune - Tacoma, WA Jun 26, 2006WASHINGTON – The military is referring barely more than 20 percent of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who ...

Quote of the Day 06/30/06

Friday, June 30th, 2006

I've posted this before, but it bears repeating... "Liberty cannot be sacrificed for the sake of temperance, for the sake of morality, or for the sake of anything. It is of more value than everything else. Yet some people would destroy the sun to prevent the growth of weeds." – Col. ...

Experts: U.S. is Losing War Against Terrorism

Friday, June 30th, 2006

From the Cox News Service, 6/29/06: "WASHINGTON - The United States is losing its fight against terrorism and the Iraq war is the biggest reason why, a majority of American terrorism and national security experts has concluded. One participant in the survey, a former CIA official who described himself as a conservative ...

Scientists and Religion

Friday, June 30th, 2006

Some things are difficult to grasp and difficult to talk about, like what should a scientists think about religion? For me as well as many other scientifically minded folks, my Atheism/Agnosticism comes not from a pre-determined worldview, but from investigating the claims made by religion and holding them up ...

Foreign Relations Roulette

Friday, June 30th, 2006

The average American citizen has little or no interest in foreign affairs. Aside from what they read in the newspaper or see on TV, the comings and goings of other countries and their governments go unnoticed in the lives of most of us. And why not? After all, the federal ...

Myth Buster Alert!

Friday, June 30th, 2006

Sent to me in an e-mail, so no credit for the artwork. The quote is pretty darn close too. You can find the whole context here. [tag]Charles Rangel, George Bush, white supremacy, myth[/tag]

A Victory for Women’s Health

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

The influencial Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has recommended that all girls aged 11-12 should receive the vaccination of Gardasil to prevent the spread of HPV which can cause cervical cancer. Read it and weep religious right wackos, read it and weep...

Rush Limbaugh “Sings”

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

Heard this (courtesy of and created by WNNX-FM) on the way to work this morning and it's HILARIOUS! I juast had to share it with you all. rush songGo here for the lyric sheet. [tag]Rush Limbaugh, satire, WNNX-FM, Nazi Song[/tag]

One Man’s Comedy is Another Man’s Threat to Society

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

Jon Stewart and the Daily Show are a threat to America. That very odd phrase is being bandied about in the wake of research showing that 18-24 year old viewers get most of their news there and as a result, have become cynical about politics. I haven't read the report, so ...

Propaganda and America

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

Don't buy what most of the MSM is selling folks. The media has been consolidating since the 1990's, leaving most media outlets in the hands of a few corporations intent on doing nothing more than making money. Now the MSM is mainly a propaganda tool for Dear Leader ...

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