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Frist Steps in It

Ha ha. Quiddy:

Really pissed off conservatives:

In the wake of Frist's remarks about making a deal to get the Taliban as part of the Afghan government (later retracted/corrected somewhat) some conservative bloggers have gone ballistic. Here is a sampling:

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Why did Hastert protect Foley?

Foley does what Bush couldn't: Unite the country!


There was intense anger among social conservative activists in Washington yesterday, and some called for House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) to resign.

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I guess North Korea wants Bush elected


South Korea -
North Korea said Tuesday that it will conduct a nuclear test to bolster its self-defense capability amid what it calls increasing U.S. hostility toward the communist regime.

Thank God we've Moustache Man at the UN...

The statement gave no precise date of when a test might occur.

How about November 5? Shades of OBL's taped intervention in the Bush "election" of 2004, eh?

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Fun with History

One of these days I'll do a similar post with Mesopotamian history, but for now, enjoy a little walk thru the ancient Greek and Roman world, and remember that these societies were clearly more civiliz Read below the fold...

Why can't Republicans feel a sense of shame?

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QOTD: "God bless you all.”

And, incredibly, once again the winner is Mark Foley (R-Neverland)!

Those are the last words of the last paragraph of a truly odd story in yesterday's Times by Rachel Swarns.

At the top, the headline, which the editors, not the reporters, write:

Former Pages Describe Foley as Caring Ally

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War in Yurp? Russia v Georgia Gets Uglier

I know next to nothing about Russian/Georgian relations. I do know energy resources are at the heart of how they deal with each other. This can't be good:
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Falling Gas Prices and Goldman Sachs: Helping Republicans Before the Election


Heh. I knew it. Caveat: I'm no economist. But I defy anyone to refute this wonderful analysis. Don't tell me about the fucking 'invisible hand,' econogeeks. Love to my rational acting friends, but this stinks (graphs and links at original post):

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Refresh Your Memory: The GOP Has Always Been the Party of Perverts

I'm sure an enterprising winger blogger could come up with a similar list of "naughty" Democrats, but I've found a nice list that bolsters the assertions I made previously about perversion being endemic in the Republican party. Barney Frank can hardly be weighted against this list in any meaningful way:
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What does "G.O.P" stand for?

I'm so confused. Alert reader Anonymous suggests "Gross Old Pedophiles" but gosh, I'm just not sure that's it.

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2%, Iraq, and the NIE: The Policy of Ignorance

This will probably be another desultory post of mine, but three stories I read today seem worth talking about. The first is from the WaPo in which War Criminal and “statesman” of the First Iraq dribbles these little pearls of wisdom. I can’t believe he’s not dead yet:
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