Category Archives: News and politics

Wiener Dog of Infinite Justice

Oliver Willis, who writes the political blog Like Kryptonite To Stupid, has the wisdom (like me) to own a wiener dog of infinite justice (a dachshund). His dachsie is named C.K. (for Clark Kent). C.K. is shown on the right … Continue reading

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Tony “Snowjob” in Action

According to chief WH propagandist Tony Snow, everything in Iraq has gone well. This exchange was from yesterday’s White House presser: Question: Slides from a pre-war briefing show that by this point, the U.S. expected that the Iraqi army would … Continue reading

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The Disaster in Iraq

As we get closer to the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, I was reflecting on what an unnecessary disaster the whole enterprise has been. After being virtually destroyed during the Gulf War and after 12 years of no-fly … Continue reading

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A Lesson from History

Do you know who said this in 1946? “Naturally the common people don’t want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country … Continue reading

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Right-Wing Blogosphere is Wrong Again

Good wrap-up here from Greg Sargent showing that the "Lonely Kerry" story is false. There is also a good post on DailyKos about how the whole winger-meme about how the Associated Press had a source who is an Iraqi policeman named … Continue reading

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Kerry Derangement Syndrome

Here is a good post on Crooks and Liars about that picture of John Kerry, eating alone, supposedly at a mess hall in Iraq that was making the rounds of the right-wing blogs over the past several days. It turns … Continue reading

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NASA planning a permanent Moon base by 2020

NASA Deputy Administrator Shana Dale announced plans for a permanent base on one of the poles of the Moon, with construction starting by 2020. I really hope that this actually happens, but I am not optimistic, with all of the … Continue reading

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Looking for a Silver Lining

It’s interesting for me to see how some of the most famous right-wing propagandists are trying to spin the titanic thumpin’ (to use the Dear Leader’s term), that the Republicans took on Tuesday. Here is Rush Limbaugh: "The way I … Continue reading

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A resounding victory for the country!

Last night, we witnessed a massive defeat for the Bush Administration and their enablers, the the now broken rubber-stamp Republican House and Senate. Glenn Greenwald has a great post that debunks some of the upcoming spin and mythology.

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Election Anticipation

I can’t wait for some actual election results to start appearing.

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