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Monthly Archives: October 2007

My God. It's Full Of Stars.


“CNN is one of the participants in the war. I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president but refuses because he doesn’t want to give up power.” (Arthur C. Clarke)

Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!


WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 — In announcing sweeping new sanctions against an elite unit of the Revolutionary Guard Corps in Iran, Bush administration officials took pains to offer assurances on Thursday that at least for now, the United States is not going to war with Iran. “We do not believe that conflict is inevitable,” said R. […]

Guilty By Association?


There’s an interesting video blowing around the internets today of a protestor getting right in Condoleezza’s face, calling her a war criminal, complete with faux-bloodied hands…the interesting part though is that after the cops throw her out of the hearing room, they unleash on the Code Pink broads, who weren’t doing anything. Ugly. Update: Ms. […]

Is It Okay To Yell 'Fire' In A Crowded California?


Holy shit! Holy shit! There’s really not much else to say about the fires in California than “Holy Shit!” Interestingly enough, it’s already being said that the Bush Administration is working to make this disaster the “anti-Katrina…” He declared a state of emergency early on and plans to visit there Thursday. But there is no […]



Did anyone else notice during Katie Couric’s interview piece with Valerie Plame Wilson this evening on the “60 Minutes,” that Katie referred to the initial Novak column as being published in “a newspaper” rather than saying it was published in “The Washington Post”?



For the life of me, I do not understand how the Republigoats can take the positions they’ve taken, said the things they’ve said, and done the things they’ve done to fight the expansion of SCHIP and not yet been politically powerwashed from the planet’s surface. Do they cackle at soirées together over the irony of […]

Get Well Soon Randi


The reported mugging of AAR hero Randi Rhodes, true or not, has generated some good satire and some really really really REALLY bad “satire.” As I said in my comment, Jonathan Swift these people ain’t.

A14 – A 15


There are two stories buried in today’s The Washington Post that are must-reading, though it’s not to say that the in-depth look at the Blackwater company isn’t probably a good idea too. Iraqis Decry U.S. Airstrike That Killed Civilians: The quotes are devastating, and the story highlights the notion that our presence there serves to […]

Yay, Photoshop


Ladies and Gentlemen: Ann Coulter.

Why Do You Think, A-Hole?


Mahablog runs an excellent response to the utterly clueless Bill Kristol-nakt.