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Bush to Congress: Try and stop me, bitches!

In stark contrast to the contrite emo-Bush of last week, the Smirk is back in Sunday's 60 minutes interview.

PELLEY: Do you believe as commander-in-chief you have the authority to put the troops in there no matter what the Congress wants to do?

Tinfoil hats in 30th Street Station

Gore's latest non-Sherman statement

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Bloomberg (and not Reuters):

Gore has said he hasn't ruled out making another run for president, but he doesn't ``expect'' to launch a campaign. He made the comments during a visit to Australia in September, where he was promoting his film.

Oddly, the video that accompanies the Reuters story includes no mention either way of Gore's 2008 plans, expected or otherwise. Read more about Gore's latest non-Sherman statement

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Map is not Territory

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Haters Too Too Chicken to Sign Own Rants

The KSFO implosion appears to be hitting the haters where they live; but as can be seen in comments to an earlier post here Read more about Haters Too Too Chicken to Sign Own Rants

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Justice Resurrected?

A hopeful note from The People's Voice here Read more about Justice Resurrected?

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AllHateRadio Implosion blamed on media buyers

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KSFO AllHateRadio "host" Melanie Morgan blamed "little time buyers ... with no guts whatsoever" for the loss of major ad accounts for her station's "star" hate-filled morning show. Read more about AllHateRadio Implosion blamed on media buyers

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Things Could Get Really Nasty Scenarioathon


President Bush might one day make a robot version of himself, and then install that version as Resident Pharoah of the United States

Joshua Marshall of Talking Points Memo watched the CBS 60 Minutes interview of George Bush, televised Sunday, January 14, 2007, in which the President uttered the following: Read more about Things Could Get Really Nasty Scenarioathon

Dictator

Transcript:

PELLEY: Do you believe as commander-in-chief you have the authority to put the troops in there no matter what the Congress wants to do?

BUSH: In this situation, I do, yeah. Now, I fully understand they could try to stop me from doing it. But I made my decision, and we're going forward.

Comments once more

I need to swap in a new spam detection module--the current one is causing problems on deletion. Meanwhile, do not adjust your set; we'll just let the spam build up until the new module is swapped in. Sorry about this. Read more about Comments once more

Please, do kill this baby in the crib

Via the essential Avedon, this buried item from WaPo:

Leaders of the Senate Budget Committee want to assemble a Bipartisan panel of lawmakers and administration officials to deal with the skyrocketing costs of Social Security and other entitlement programs, with the goal of bringing a reform proposal to a vote in Congress later this year.

The Republicans should all have been committed long ago

It wouldn't be possible to overcommit them.

Remember the love-fest at the Gates confirmation hearings? After Rummy, Gates was supposed to be the sane one. Oh well. Gates has already drunk deep of That Kool-Aid Which Cannot Be Undrunk. Guardian:

Increased US military activity in the Gulf is aimed at Iran's "very negative" behaviour, the Bush administration said today.

So, Bush's library speech really was all about Iran? Read more about The Republicans should all have been committed long ago

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Sundown on Integration

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Sundown towns. Excellent MLK Day reading. I'd make the point that people often forget that this whole "give them a middle class!" thing has been tried before; white folks tend to get twitchy with the guns and torches when middle class communities of color get "too big." Progressives should never forget that the more recent history of white oppression is just as ugly as the antebellum version. Read more about Sundown on Integration

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FutureShock from the South

America, that is. Let's see, I think this blurb has it all. Tell me this doesn't sound strangely like someplace you know, fast foward a few years:

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