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Henry the K: We're fucked

Some war criminals are just slow to figure stuff out, I guess. Anyhow, a month ago, Henry was chanting, in chorus with the rest of the Beltway insiders, that "victory was the only option." Oopsie:

Military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said in a television interview broadcast Sunday.

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McCain: Gut Roe v. Wade

Wow, forced childbearing. How Moderate. ABC transcript via Think Progress via Atrios:

MCCAIN: I do believe that it’s very likely or possible that the Supreme Court should — could overturn Roe v. Wade, which would then return these decisions to the states, which I support.

STEPHANOPOULOS: And you’d be for that?


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Beltway insiders struggle to preserve the value of their Rolodexes by quoting only Republicans


Sweet Jeebus, this is getting old fast. Pravda on the Potomac's Peter Baker:

Embittered Insiders Turn Against Bush
The arc of Bush's second term has shown that the most powerful criticism originates from the inside.

(You got that. From inside. From creatures like Adelman, Perle--and Woodward, for that matter.)

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Israel to develop nanotechnology arsenal

Grey goo, here we come. (Not that "grey goo" might not be an improvement on the current Middle East situation Bush has created. (Joke. Irony, OK?)). Sidney Morning Herald:

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has given the green light for Israel to set up a special office to develop a nanotechnology arsenal.

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My goodness, what ever happened to bipartisanship?

McConnell's already threatening to filibuster over those winger judges Bush resubmitted, even after the pre-election, Republican-controlled Congress couldn't choke them down.

Say, I wonder...

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Prisons Are Always Built by Prisoners

The prison of the mind
Has no lock or key
If we could escape it
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More Superprisons: Your Taxdollars at Work


The Pentagon plans to build a military commissions compound at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, costing up to $125 million, a major undertaking meant to accommodate up to 1,200 people for the first U.S. war crimes trials since World War II, The Miami Herald learned Thursday.

If funded by Congress, the compound would be the largest single construction expenditure at Guantánamo since the Bush administration set up the offshore detention center in January 2002.

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More Fitzy Goodness

Oh, I'm so sad. It looks like Libby Wibby dinnit tell the Whole Truth, and now Daddy Fitz is angry:

A former White House aide, I. Lewis Libby, may have disclosed conclusions from a highly classified government report on Iraq to journalists before the report was declassified by President Bush, federal prosecutors said in a new court filing.


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Republican Loser Demands Hindu Democrat Winner Convert to Christianity

You probably don't know him, unless you live in MN. He seems like a nice enough Democrat, and I'm happy he won. Now, check out the nice letter he got from the complete nutcase person he replaced in office:
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Republican Science Strikes Again

Chimpy isn't paying attention, again. Looks like he's going to give the Democrats plenty of opportunities to show some spine.
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Al Gore once again refuses to issue a Sherman statement, thank the God of your choice!


So if you decide to run, do you think we would see the Al Gore from the movie? Or the Al Gore from 2000?
[GORE] Well, I don’t plan to run. I don’t plan to run. And I don’t expect to run. ... I’m not making plans to run again.

But you’re not ruling it out?
Uh… no. [smiles]

Excellent! And here's the man elected President in 2000 on that word we want to keep hearing and using:

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RIP Uncle Miltie

You were brilliant, you were evil, you were an inspiration, you were racist, you loved freedom above all things, you were an enabler of neoimperialist corporatism...that's what I've heard and more. But here's what I remember about you
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American Civil Liberties: Taser Edition

Make yourself watch the whole thing. It will be hard, but it's important. Just as it's important to be proud of the students who didn't just sit back and cower in fear. Good thinking, kids, and way to use technology to document the atrocities. Read below the fold...


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