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"Roger and Me." Minus Roger.

Now that Michael Moore owns a car company, what he wants to do with it. Read below the fold...

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Into the hole he goes

Why does John Aravosis hate Obama?

Hilarity!* jeebus, you'd think a guy who has a hard time getting along on 75K would be smarter, but I guess not....

NOTE And green shoots of reality-based thinking at Kos, too. Encouraging! Read below the fold...

Media blackout on single payer continues -- even at McClatchy!

And, amazingly, McClatchy puts Kaiser Health Care News in the byline. Kaiser is a player, not a news source*! This is speaking truth to power? Read below the fold...

Krugman: Reagan had some ideas. Just not good ones.

OMFG! Krugman can't say that! Oh yes he can.

Those lunatic Republicans putting up a statue to Reagan in the State Capitol at the same time they're flushing their own state down the toilet kinda sums it up, doesn't it? Read below the fold...

Larry, Larry, oh no, you gotta go

Check out Yves on how the big boiz get their profits. Larry Summers is is a successful underpants gnome. Read below the fold...

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Doing The Math - The Number of Americans Killed By Right Wing Terrorism In The 90s

Yesterday morning witnessed the first terrorist attack against an American on American soil of a new administration. During the last Democratic administration, we saw a rising number of terrorist attacks unleashed by the American right against their fellow citizens Indeed, almost twice as many Americans were killed by right wing American terrorists as were killed by foreign terrorists.

So, let's tote the numbers up. I've assembled the list of American deaths from foreign terrorism from the State Department's Global Patterns in Terrorism released yearly.


Six Americans dead in the WTC attack. Those were the only American deaths from terrorism that year.

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Blogging: Tool Against the Apocalypse or Soul-Sucking Waste of Time (Part 873)


Andrew McCarthy at Echindne has thrown in the towel.

In the comments (ironically), Andrew fleshes out his reasoning:

"My biggest objection to blogging (as usually practiced) is that the "format" doesn't really allow room for deep thinking. It puts a premium on fast response time and provocative "sound bytes".

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No excuses for the FKD on torture

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Pro-Lifers Joyful After Doctor Murdered


I won't link to Free Republic or their sister sites, but I can report that FoxNews is carrying comments lauding the shooter who murdered Dr. Read below the fold...

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Too bad it's not appropriate to look back at the 2008 campaign...


... otherwise, we could watch dissectin' Danny Schechter tell the story they* didn't want you to know about: Barack Obama's historically historic historicism.

Ain't it grand? He's the "People's** PresidentTM"!


* Other than the entire media and blogosphere, and nearly every Democratic insider Read below the fold...

That uptick in gun sales? Was Dr. George Tiller killed by a new gun or older, purchased or stolen?

Wichita Eagle reports Dr. George Tiller, a doctor who performed abortions, among them late term abortions, in Kansas, was killed while approaching his church this morning, just after 10 AM.

Tiller was shot just after 10 a.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church at 7601 E. 13th, where he was a member of the congregation. Witnesses and a police source confirmed Tiller was the victim.

No information has been released about whether a suspect is in custody.

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Accountable health care

The FKD at work

Appalling. No time to post at length, but do go read. Read below the fold...

Frank Rich gives McClatchy/Knight Ridder a shout out

Better still, Rich makes the explicit comparison between that coverage, and the Times's own disinformation campaign in favor of the Iraq invasion.

Rich writes: Read below the fold...


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