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Cheap, Simple, Effective

So, being culturally clueless (even before I moved to the Bubble) I missed this totally cool little ditty that's been making the rounds on airwaves in all sorts of cheap markets (scroll down for the YouTube). It rocks! And I bet it works, really, really well. Seems like a classic case of K.I.S.S to me: catchy, adaptable, inoffensive, simple in message. And for all the 'negativity' of the message, positive-feeling, and upbeat. Political genius. Read below the fold...

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Clinton Blowjob Attacks U.S., Kills Thousands

File this one under "Today's Political Meditation..."

+++ Read below the fold...

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Sunday Gasbaggery: ABC This Week: George S Does Cheney, Howard Dean, Will, Brazille, Halperin

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Vice-President Cheney This Morning
Courtesy of ABC News

Dick Cheney, in his interview with George Stephanopoulis this morning, was resplendent in a beautifully tailored dark suit, white shirt, and yellow silk tie, a flag pin on his lapel, the perfect compliment to the whole look; For a man of his age, with a history of serious heart problems, I was struck with how remarkably well he looks, in the pink and then some, a tribute to American tailoring and a level of health care most Americans can barely imagine anymore. Read below the fold...

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Walking the Talk, part I

Been telling y'all not to buy new stuff and to pay cash for your second hand goodies. Did better than that today. Got back online courtesy of an amalgam of sympathetic magic and assorted salvaged parts from (innumerable) 'dead' computers. Read below the fold...

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GOTV, Distributed Online Network Style

Even my lazy butt found the energy to participate in Move On's "Call For Change" GOTV effort today. It really is easy as Pi. You can sign up and get started instantly to call in the next 2 days.

From the comfort of my San Francisco apartment I made 33 calls in an hour to people in battleground districts. These are people who would never read blogs but now know somebody somewhere gives a damn about how they vote on Tuesday.

3 people I talked to were very interesting: Read below the fold...

Dirty Republicans

No, wait, this is a new one:

Harassing robocalls from Republicans purporting to be from Democrats. Fucking Republican shape-shifing operatives.

As Josh quotes a Shrill reader, these guys really are evil: Read below the fold...

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Webbing in VA

Lordy I'm tired. A couple of thoughts while I soak my feet. Today, I ran around with one of the grrls from Blondesense working for Webb and against the hate amendment in VA. It was fun, informative, and tiring. Read below the fold...

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Is that all there is?

Through the miracles of time travel and wikiquote, a younger Dick Cheney weighs in on the idea of killing Iraq in order to kill Saddam Hussein: Read below the fold...

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Data

X's recent post on data mining makes me think, and I'm going to be a bit contrarian if I may. Bear with me as I digress a bit. Read below the fold...

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Daily Drudgery: Blogging on Wars We'll Never Win

Saddam is guilty. I guess he's sorry now that all that chumminess with Rummy back in the day didn't pay off. Or something. As most of the blogosphere has noted, ah, such timing. So....yawn inducing. Meanwhile, we're still not winning in Iraq or Afghanistan, police forces in both countries are a joke, and military and political leadership continues to live upon the River in Egypt.

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Home Stretch Numbers

Looking good, Billy Ray. Ruy has some more to say. At this point, I think there is little purpose to reviewing additional last minute polling. Either the methodology is sound, and we should expect races to reflect the numbers as of this weekend, or the majik faeries of the evoting ether will prove to us once again not to trust our lying eyes. Read below the fold...

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Black Helicopters and Microwave Rays

The Dark Wraith, a charming and entertaining Intertubes personality, relates an encounter with one of his students, a determined but math challenged Army regular. DW wonders if he should be concerned to hear from his student that activities on the base include training for dealing with domestic riot control, under the auspices of Homeland Security regulation/protocol. Read below the fold...

How very obliging of the Iraqis

Convicting Saddam just in time for the Sunday talk shows, two days before the election!

Is that timing, or what? Read below the fold...

Pastor "Twitch" Haggard's followers take another swig of Kool-Aid

Well, Haggard's board of directors acted to protect the "New Life" brand. They don't say exactly what was immoral about what Haggard did, but whatever, it's bad, bad, bad:

An independent oversight board dismissed the Rev. Ted Haggard as senior pastor of the megachurch he founded, determining the influential evangelist had committed "sexually immoral conduct."

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War is over, if Uncle Sam Wants You

From www.vastleft.com:

How about you bring this up to the next asshole that says John Kerry disrespected our troops?

An ABC News undercover investigation showed Army recruiters telling students that the war in Iraq was over, in an effort to get them to enlist. Read below the fold...

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