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Military knew Gitmo prisoners were being abused mentally.

Friday, October 10th, 2008

From Jurist: US military officers feared for the mental health of alleged terrorism detainees held in isolation in the US, according to documents received through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and released Wednesday by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) . The materials released Wednesday are a collection of heavily ...

How many times did McCain say ‘My Friends’ last night?

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Twenty-four according to this from the LA Times. That includes the singular use of the word. From the LAT writeup: It is the most pronounced verbal tic in modern American politics -- John McCain's incessant use of the phrase "my friends." For months, it has provided blog fodder. During the Republican National ...

“Senator Hothead”

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

From Brave New PAC: During last night's debate, John McCain said we need "a cool hand at the tiller," but McCain has proven to be a loose cannon. He has accosted his Congressional colleagues on both sides of the aisle on everything from the federal budget to diplomatic relations. He is ...

October 2nd 1968- We can not forget.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

America, specifically the Federal Government and our CIA, have blood on their hands. They aided and abetted the brutal murder of untold numbers of Mexican citizens in what has become known as The Tlatelolco Massacre. Thank you to Peter, an anonymous commenter on my personal blog, for reminding me of ...

Why are so many banks failing…is the government protecting the wrong folks?

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

It's a legitimate question. I think the reasons are similar. Over at ProPublica, a great site btw, they have a good piece up entitled: Anatomy of a Bank Failure. In the writeup, they examine the failure of California's IndyMac, aka Independent National Mortgage Corporation. IndyMac was the first big bank ...

Who screwed the pooch, now lets fix it socialism-style.

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Both parties deserve credit for hosing up the banking, credit and financial markets. Mother Jones has a very nice timeline that shows all the changes made to our laws and regulations, starting with of course the 1913 Federal Reserve Act which created our national banking system. The timeline points fingers ...

Stop the Presses!!! Palin takes reporters questions!

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

She took all of Five questions..CNN also has another writeup about the cough..Q&A here. From the very short transcript, here are the questions: CNN: On the topic of never letting this happen again, do you agree with the way the Bush administration has handled the war on terrorism, is there anything ...

McCain and the POW/MIA coverup

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Up at Morse's blog is an old issue but, that said, this issue needs to be kept in the front of hearts and minds. Why? Because McCain wants to be President, thats why! Sidney Schanberg tells us about McCain, the media and the POW cover up over at The Nation ...

John McCain-Unforgettable

Thursday, September 18th, 2008



Artist takes artistic license…

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Jill Greenberg is a photographer. She recently took the picture below of Weathervane McCain for an Atlantic Monthly cover: Ms. Greenberg also asked to take some photos for her personal use. McSame's handlers agreed... Evidently his handlers aren't astute enough to realize that these types of shots are not...well...appealing nor do they ...

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