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Feeling foily this evening?

NASA can't find original tape of moon landing.

Well, erm, [cough]. How 'bout them Red Sox? Read below the fold...

Diebold Boards Come to eBay

Via an alert person at dKos, who apparently got the tip from, God save the Queen, Loud Obbs' show today:

Sure enough, a quick search brought up a Diebold AccuVote-TSX Motherboard.

On eBay. Going, at the time this Kossite got there, for a great whacking $55. Read below the fold...

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Caption Contest

The War on Terror is everywhere we want to be!


Image from CNN.

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Just an Odd Coincidence

I'm glad some of my memory-related braincells still work, as this has been bugging me for a while. I don't know if it means anything at all, but isn't it interesting, in the wake of Joe's loss and the need to wipe Lamont off the front pages, that we get new rules about liquids and air travel, when one of the guys to make a last minute primary donation to Joe is the guy who runs the "duty free" shops that basically can't operate in airports anymore? Hmmm. Read below the fold...

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Master, is it wrong to desire a Buddhist President?


From Wikipedia, re The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas:

Master Hsuan Hua set up six principles that he expected for all monastics and lay practitioners to follow. These six principles were not to fight, not to be greedy, not to seek, not to be selfish, not to pursue personal advantage, and not to lie.

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Paying One Half the Poor to Kill the Other Half

This makes me want to cry.

Most used pseudonyms, but no subject was taboo: sex, off-color jokes, personal confessions, and dumping on the ruling clerics. Read below the fold...
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Freedom Marching On At Home

I didn't see this around the blogs, but it is bad:
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Winger: Google owned by "typical leftie Jew-hating Jews"


My question: Why is John Bolton sitting down with this person for an hour-long interview [DCOW]?

Because he wants to be Civil, like Ho Lieberman?

(Via Atrios). Sadly no has more. Read below the fold...

Good Ol' American Know-How (Botany Division)

No comment. A minor amount of drooling, a quiet sob, but no comment:
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Your Moment of Zen

Perhaps an unfortunate header for this piece, because I do not see any followers of the Buddha mentioned in this story. However it definitely qualifies for headline of the day:

Religion-Related Fraud Getting Worse Read below the fold...
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Ask Joe Lieberman

How many stones must a man hurl down
Before you bleed from your hands?
Yes, 'n how many votes must a candidate get
Before you strike up the band?
Yes, 'n how many crimes must the White House commit
Before you make a last stand?
The answer, my friend, is ask Joe Lieberman
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Goodnight, moon

Ack, my back hurts and my neck is stiff. Too much typing!

Of course, unlike the 101st Fighting Keyboarders, I don't equate a little back pain with war wounds...

UPDATE Another interesting post on Israel/Hezbollah at The Agonist. Read below the fold...

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Meet The Press: David Gregory Gets Serious On Terror

Terror alerts, terror threats, terror among us, terror without us, terror around us, terror, terror, terror.

Headline from today’s Meet The Press: Terror is a word worn-out from over and inaccurate use; in a word, terror, and all the attached isms have become a bore.


The implications, such as they may be, of the arrests in London of a group said to be planning coordinated attacks on multiple airlines on route to the good old USofA was used as the frame for the entire hour. Read below the fold...

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Keep This In Mind When You're Buying Shampoo in Cleveland


Six Lessons from the London Airline Bombing Plot

What we now know about the London-based plot to destroy ten civilian airplanes points to six conclusions.

First, what stopped this plot was law enforcement. Law enforcement. Not a military invasion of Pakistan, Iran, Lebanon, Egypt, or Iraq. Old-fashioned surveillance, development of human sources, putting pieces together, and cooperation with foreign police and intelligence services.

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The Republican answer for everything!

Chertoff says U.S. needs more authority

Well, that's what you'd expect from authoritarians, isn't it?

In fact, I'd nominate Chertoff for the QOTD:

"It's not like the 20th century, where you had time to get warrants."

I'd yawn, except it's hard to yawn when I'm screaming. Read below the fold...


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