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Thanks for the Memories, Saddam!

I'm just going to piggy-back on CD's post below with some links to provide some historical perspective on how we created the monster that was Saddam Hussein. Read more about Thanks for the Memories, Saddam!

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Time for Activism: Email the DNC

Look, it's really simple. We won, and I'm not sitting at the back of the fucking bus anymore. I'm sick of waiting, I'm sick of being thrown to the wolves every time some bigot pipes up (like they'd ever vote Democratic anyway), and I absolutely will not tolerate the very people who are supposed to be representing my interests refusing to do something as simple as this
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Edwards Drops the Gay Ball

Let's just make it simple. John, here's what you say: I support full and equal rights for all Americans, period. That includes the right to marry, regardless of orientation. That's not hard. As Pam notes, "moral values" handwringing and wishywashy "my daughter is for it before I was against it" really won't help you. Fact: gay-haters will never vote for you anyway. Fact: you can ride a huge wave of mobilized, loyal to the death gays and progressives (see: Dean) if you come out on the right side of this issue. Read more about Edwards Drops the Gay Ball

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Edwards and the Web

Here is some interesting advice about how candidates can and should use the Web and blogs. Seems like fairly good advice and the right way to understand what blogging can and cannot do for your campaign. Read more about Edwards and the Web

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Meet The New Boss

Same as the old boss.

By Ali Khaleel

Azzaman, December 29, 2006

The government has reversed a previous order banning former army officers from joining the new army.

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Good Times Are For Hanging the Nigger

Saddam was a bad, bad man. Like any nigger, he was bad because he beat down on other niggers without permission, and gassed them and raped them, all by his lonesome. Such is the power of his nigger muslim penis. That's why it had to Be Destroyed. Did you have a good time, churchmouse, watching the slobber come out of his mouth, the blood run from his ass, did you listen to Toby Keith while his neck stretched? I hope you did. Read more about Good Times Are For Hanging the Nigger

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We finally got the guy behind 9/11, right?

Dick Cheney, 1992:

And the question in my mind is how many additional American casualties is Saddam worth? And the answer is not very damned many.

We're #5! We're #5!


And how delicious that it's "Dean" Broder's name that's being blackened...

Not that there's anything wrong with that. Read more about We're #5! We're #5!

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Cell Phone Horror Stories


I'm not even going to recount mine. I'm ready to kill or break something. deep breath But I'm pretty sure we've all had them. Is it just me, or are cell phones getting crappier with every new "upgrade?" Sure, it's great to play some music and take a photo with your phone, but it'd also be nice if they weren't as sensitive as an albino nun at an all-gender orgy in the Mojave desert. Four 1-800 calls, six crashed web pages, three stores and several "customer service" representatives later, I may be able to talk on the phone soon as next Wednesday. Read more about Cell Phone Horror Stories

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Storm Trooper Boog-a-loo Coming to a War Near You


Buzzflash is all breathless today about a two plus year old report that the D.o'D., and specifically, the TheoCon-controlled Air Force is actively seeking antimatter weapons. Read more about Storm Trooper Boog-a-loo Coming to a War Near You

Term of invective sought


Invective, but analytical! Always analytical!

This post from Atrios--who, pleasingly, doesn't seem to have changed one iota since the Dems won Congress--shows the difficulty:

As we know, you can be wrong about absolutely everything and still be a Very Serious Person Who Is Not Silly At All.

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How Many Ways to Skin a Cat?

Here is a useful discussion that drives home a couple points I like to make whenever we discuss what "our options" are in Iraq, and in dealing with emerging Islamic powers around the world. Here is a sample, I encourge you to read the whole thing:
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Evolution and theodicy

One of the guilty pleasures of WaPo's new column on religious beliefs is watching Christianist shills get chewed on by the reality-based community. Read the comments section; it's delicious. Take Cal Thomas--please:

[I]f God is not the Author of life, then we are evolutionary accidents who may treat each other as we please.

Nonsense. Human capacities for good and evil both evolved in nature because they both had survival value. Read more about Evolution and theodicy

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Rethinking the South, Again

This is one of several pieces I've read recently that have some bad news for people like me and Mr. Schaller, as we argue for the "new coalition" of states and seats that will bring Democratic majorities to Congress:
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