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Nailing a straw man to the cross

Nicholas Kristof indulges in a faith-based slam against atheists.

The core message is exactly the same as what's being said to the incoming Democrat-led Congress — the burden of years of excess by the Rabid Right is on you. Play to the center, and before you say anything... have a nice cup of STFU:

[whydoesgodhateamputees.com] is part of an increasingly assertive, often obnoxious atheist offensive led in part by Professor Dawkins — the Oxford scientist who is author of the new best seller "The God Delusion."
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Arizona, California, Indiana, Michigan, Texas, Alabama ...

Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan, Nebraska ... 12 more tonight, in silence.

I want Bush to H A N G for murder. Impeachment is too damn soft. Read more about Arizona, California, Indiana, Michigan, Texas, Alabama ...

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Tony's "Tolerance"

I'm feeling stoopid. Someone align the following for me:

Tony Blair yesterday told radical Muslims that they had a "duty to integrate" into British society and warned them they could not be allowed to override what he described as the country's core values of democracy, tolerance and respect for the law. "Our tolerance is part of what makes Britain, Britain. Conform to it; or don't come here. We don't want the hate-mongers, whatever their race, religion or creed," Mr Blair said.

and yet:
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Lieberman works to preserve seat for remaining Red New England Senator

Pairs with Maine Girl Susan Collins (R-Protorture) in yet another Bipartisan wankfest:

There's a call for a new congressional advisory group to help forge a new direction for the U-S in Iraq.
Senators Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins want it to be made up of the bipartisan leadership of the five Senate panels that deal with national security.

They say the group would meet regularly to discuss the latest developments in Iraq while formulating recommendations for the president.

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Willful Ignorance

The chairmen of the Iraq Study Group told a Senate panel:

"While I was standing around quibbling this bitch got stuck up a tree"

TBogg [hearts] The Clash AND The Flatlanders

Here.

Two Greatest Bands Evah?

I'd say so!

NOTE TBogg links to this good article on Joe Ely and The Clash. Read more about TBogg [hearts] The Clash AND The Flatlanders

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Foley's Enablers Walk

It would be so nice to have a job that pays hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, plus all the perks I can scam for myself, plus access to hawt, firm, youthful flesh ready to service me at the drop of an email. No, you're not surprised. Yes, Democrats better fix this kind of "oversight" ASAP:
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Republicans "willfully ignorant"

Of course, that's true about Republicans in general, on any subject whatever, including Iraq, but in this case we're talking about the Ethics committee report on Republican Foley's pedophilia:

Foley panel: GOP didn't protect pages
The panel said it discovered a pattern of conduct among many "to remain willfully ignorant of the potential consequences" of Foley's conduct.

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PanAsian Cricket is Going to Get Ugly (Friday Sex Posting)

At least we can be sure that "size doesn't really matter."
I really, really feel for all those Indian kids who are going to be ahem, ribbed by their peers over this one. Some studies should just stay in barely read scientific journals. Read more about PanAsian Cricket is Going to Get Ugly (Friday Sex Posting)

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Meth, Nukes and Foil

No, this post is not mistitled.

n October, police raided a trailer home which doubled as a meth factory - and they stumbled across a treasure trove of nuclear secrets that had somehow escaped from Los Alamos. As CBS reported:

"That's a hell of an act! What do you call it?"

That's the setup for the punchline to the famous joke, The Aristocrats! Now, it may be that with the Iraq Study Group, the long-running and incredibly vile "family act" that the Bush malAdministration has been putting on for the American people is about to reach some kinda awful climax and punchline--"The Aristocrats!"--as well. We can only hope. Read more about "That's a hell of an act! What do you call it?"

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Impeachment: Now, Later or Never?

So a popular topic in the ether now that we've got a Democratic congress: should Bush be impeached? I'm going to a discussion on Sunday led by various progressive groups (Code Pink, AfterDowningStreet, etc) on the topic, and I wonder what strategy people will end up advocating. Your thoughts? Read more about Impeachment: Now, Later or Never?

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The war on Christmas is not over

msnbc.com headline:

"Man arrested for alleged holiday bomb plot."

That's "Man arrested for alleged Christmas bomb plot," heathens! Read more about The war on Christmas is not over

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Vote!

Hey Kidz, it's another chance to express yourself in a completely meaningless gesture. Go vote for our friends at Team BIO. Read more about Vote!

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Sheepish Reentry into Blogtopia

Sorry everyone, Life got busy there for a moment.
Fun sites I've read in the spare moments I've been able to be online:

It's old, but still funny.

Frontloading primaries and ways to combat that. I hope it works. Read more about Sheepish Reentry into Blogtopia

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