Monthly Archives: May 2008

Reform The DNC!

Mark Benjamin posts some interesting observations about the protests outside today’s DNC rules committee meeting at Salon’s War Room. (If you haven’t been paying attention, the RC is meeting to figure out what to do about Florida and Michigan.) Apparently, … Continue reading

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David Sirota on Colbert

Our friend David Sirota was on “The Colbert Report” last night, hyping his new book, The UprisingWay to go, David!

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Rove Playbook?

Well, no. But this ~1950 educational film is eerily familiar via Ralph Bernardo at disinformation.

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The War Prayer

Mark Twain has always been my favorite philosopher, and his short story “The War Prayer“, my favorite. During the Vietnam War, I quoted it extensively and even did readings of it at anti-war gatherings. It is one of the most … Continue reading

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What To Do With Your Bush Rebate Check

Mr. Bush’s solution to America’s economic woes is a “bonus” rebate check, which we’re all supposed to spend and thus stimulate the economy, creating more jobs and more opportunities so we can all live Happily Ever After and Mr. Bush … Continue reading

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Back In The U. S. of A.

Well, there’s no mistaking it. I’m back in the US, getting my anti-depressant medication adjusted, and my head back in the world. The actual trip was a breeze, and the dog arrived in Chicago no worse for the wear. The … Continue reading

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