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Archive for September, 2007

Happiness is a Warm Gun

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

James Michener had a quote from The Drifters (1971): “If the last family of Brontosaurus was found wandering the Earth, some son of a bitch from Western Oklahoma would claim the right to shoot the male.” And that brings us to the Bridger-Teto n National Forest in Wyoming. It was home ...

Just Who Is This Media Anyway?

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

Rush Limpjaw and Bill O. had their tender egos hurt this week when The MediaTM pointed out the stupid things they said, respectively  , about soldiers and black-owned restaurants. They’re certainly not alone in shooting the messenger. It’s an equal-opport unity hunt with plenty of ammunition for people on both ...

The Pope and Climate Change

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

It’s still nearly eight months away, but word is that Pope Benedict XVI will use his first visit to the United Nations to urge a commitment to climate change. Courtesy of The Independent, the address to the UN…. “will act as the centrepiece of a US visit scheduled for next ...

Bush Needs to Lose One

Saturday, September 29th, 2007

The thing about blowhards is, they deflate quicker than an airbag masquerading as Rush Limbaugh. I mean, they go on, and on, and on and on… until something or somebody jams that rhetoric right back at them. I don’t mean the petty argumentativ e positioning BS, I mean, the oh ...

“No President Would Have Been Better.”

Friday, September 28th, 2007

A friend of mine pointed me to some interesting commentary. This particular quote left me laughing, in that “it’s the sad truth of it” sort of way. And by that, I literally mean NO president. That is, if the office were just left vacant for 8 years, the country would ...

Romney

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Mitt Romney is all about a parents right to decide for their kids what’s best. Just listen to his latest stance on bringing up gay-related issues in the classroom. From the AP (more…) Tags: Civil Rights, BIO, bigot, education, equal-rights  , GLBT, Mitt Romney, Same-Sex Marriage, sex-educatio n

“Rush” To Judgment: Can You Identify The Phony?

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Well that didn’t take long. In the aftermath of the demand to condemn the questionable MoveOn.org advertisemen t singling out General Petraeus’ for his role in supporting the Bush administrati on policy in Iraq, it seemed likely that one of the many Bush apologists would soon step into some deep ...

DEA: A New Low

Friday, September 28th, 2007

You may already think the DEA is a gang of sleazy shitbags who couldn’t possibly sink any lower. Unfortunatel y, they just did. The DEA has come up with a new tactic in their neverending war on those dangerous cancer patients who smoke marijuana to reduce the nausea from chemotherapy . ...

Edwards campaign will accept public funding.

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Which can only mean one thing..its not going well on the fundraising front for him. The Hill has a short writeup here. A short blurb below: In a stunning move that was described by one expert as a “Hail Mary” play, John Edwards’s campaign said Thursday afternoon that the former North ...

Mitt Romney: Barking Up The Wrong Tree?

Friday, September 28th, 2007

In a moment of karmic irony, Mitt Romney’s seemingly limitless desire to court the religious right, through his unabashed demonstratio ns of opposition to gays, may only be matched by the christian’s displeasure with his Mormonism. Call me evil, but I love when one “fundie flock” has the potential to ...

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