Monthly Archives: June 2008

The Government Versus The American People

U.S. News reports today on the apparently random seizing of laptops and cameras (and loose memory cards) by U.S. customs agents.As John Amato writes at Crooks & Liars: A controversial customs practice creates a legal backlash: Returning from a brief … Continue reading

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O’Reilly In One Minute

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George Carlin, 1937 – 2008 RIP

One of America’s most brilliant and articulate social commentators, George Carlin, is dead at the tender age of 71. I’ll miss him a lot. Here’s one of my favorite Carlin clips in which he riffs on America’s war on Iraq: … Continue reading

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How I Learned Political Cynicism

In the summer of 1963, my best friend Chris and I were attending summer school at Springfield HS in Illinois to pick up some extra credit for graduation the following spring. (I took typing, one of the few things I … Continue reading

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FISA Rage

I’m so angry with Barack Obama right now that if the alternatives weren’t so horrible, I wouldn’t vote for the sob. Obama is the Man in the Democratic party at the moment, and he could have stopped Steny Hoyer’s FISA … Continue reading

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The New U.S. Border Patrol

My wonderful friend, Harry Hilton, sent me this photo. Finally, a solution to our nation’s immigration problem!

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I’m Voting Republican

It’s all beginning to make sense now. Learn more about the film here.

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Senate Hearings Interrupted | American News Project

On two consecutive days, hearings conducted by the Senate Judiciary Committee were suspended when Republicans invoked the rarely used “two hour rule” that states no hearing can run more than two hours. ANP cameras were covering both hearings as part … Continue reading

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The $300 Billion Betrayal

The folks at American News Project have put together this report on waste in Pentagon procurement programs under the Bush administration:Yes, that’s right, they said that cost overruns under Bush are four times what they were under Clinton.

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John Cusack Gives the Bush-McCain Challenge – 30 sec version

Powerful TV spot from Cusack and Move On.

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