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Slaughter to Republicans: Quit Whining

No, really. Hahahaha. I do love Louise. Way to show 'em what 'having a pair' really means. This is an argument for why we need more ovaries in office. Read more about Slaughter to Republicans: Quit Whining

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Misogynist of the Day

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NYTimes. I'm not going to blame the author, she seems to be trying hard to find "balance." But I ask you: did the fashion section go over the new Congressional leaders when it was a Republican revolution? I must have missed the discussion on Newt's favorite place to buy suits at a discount.

Sure, this is in the 'fashion' section. But as Matt says: Read more about Misogynist of the Day

Chickenhawks, Yellow Elephants, and "Sweet Little Men"

History is such a hoot. From an interesting blog called Civil War Power Tour (don't ask; just go read Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz to understand the name) we find that the phenomena of Chest-Beating War Fans who do their part for the Glorious Cause on that vital battlefield called the Home Front rather than waste their tremendous talents on the battlefield dates back to a much earlier time. Read more about Chickenhawks, Yellow Elephants, and "Sweet Little Men"

Gonzales, live: "The Constitution does not say that every citizen has the right to habeas corpus."

gonzalesAre you shitting me?

Je repete: "[GONZALES:] The Constitution does not say that every citizen has the right to habeas corpus."

Quote transcribed, live from the hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which you should be listening to, if you aren't (when it resumes at 2:00PM)

Gee, who decides when they don't? Read more about Gonzales, live: "The Constitution does not say that every citizen has the right to habeas corpus."

Times stenography on Bush warrantless surveillance as vile as WaPo's

Pravda on the Potomac; Izvestia on the Hudson. It couldn't be more clear*. Check out Times stenographers Eric Lichtblau and David Johnson. The headline:

Court to Oversee U.S. Wiretapping in Terror Cases

Wrong. The court has always "overseen" wiretapping. Bush simply broke the law, and declined to involve them. Read more about Times stenography on Bush warrantless surveillance as vile as WaPo's

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Parents: This is No Substitute for Parenting

"Many of our safety features are built around age and it's important that people honestly reflect their accurate age while on our site," Nigam said in a statement.

Hahahahahahaha! Read more about Parents: This is No Substitute for Parenting

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I Can't Muster Enough Snark for This

Really, I just can't. As CJill says, "branding isn't a substitute for reality-based foreign policy."

I guess the arrogance still shocks me. It boggles my mind that anyone could think that by placing a story about the rape, torture and murder of innocent civilians in the "business pages" that story is somehow less "impactful" and forgettable. Perhaps I'm wrong, but it seems to me that people tend to remember that kind of horror, no matter how many Disney movies they see. Read more about I Can't Muster Enough Snark for This

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Valerie Plame is a Lying Stripper-Whore

According to Investor's Business Daily, that is. Where do I sign up for a subscription? Because any publication that writes like this is one I need to have:
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TPM blows the Gonzales warrantless surveillance story badly

A note I dropped to TPM--and more in sorrow than in anger, I should say:

Look at this headline:

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Medical Credit

Profit! It's All American. Investors, here is your next growth industry:

"Americans are using high-interest credit cards to pay for what should be a necessity," said report co-author Mark Rukavina. "The health care safety net is made of plastic."

Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase, both of which have credit card operations in Delaware, wouldn't comment on the report.

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Al-Maliki: Bush and Rice helping The Terrorists

As a great man once said, "you're either with us or against us in the fight against terror":

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki voiced frustration with President Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday, saying their recent criticism of the Iraqi government probably helped the "terrorists."
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We Will Never Leave


Goat boy knows how to please The Old Man Read more about We Will Never Leave

WaPo rewrites history of warrantless surveillance, ignores Constitutional crisis, as Bush claims that finally he'll obey the law

WaPo stenographer Dan Eggen's front page "story" on Bush's illegal and unconstitutional warrantless surveillance program--Bush agrees to obey the law! Film at 11!--is the most appalling insult to what remains of the good name of American journalism since The Newspaper of Record (not!) suppressed its own scoop on the program to help Bush win the 2004 election. Read more about WaPo rewrites history of warrantless surveillance, ignores Constitutional crisis, as Bush claims that finally he'll obey the law

Your TSA at Work!

United States Senator Edward Kennedy frequently can't get on airplanes because someone with the same name is on some Security list. You, scum, must take off your shoes. Muslims who do terroristic things like pray in airports must be detained. And yet....

Runaway, 9, Sneaks On Flight

A 9-year-old boy with a history of stealing cars and running away sneaked onto a plane bound for Texas, getting caught after flubbing an airport connection, officials said.

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