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The terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

Hey, kids: If you found this page while looking for a children's book, you came to the wrong place. It has profanity in it, in response to an obscene law that was just approved by the U.S. Senate.

Oh, thanks in advance for paying off the $9 trillion deficit. And if someone wrongly calls you an "enemy combatant," I hear the southern border is easy to get through. You might also consider Canada, but maybe not. Especially if you were born in Syria.

Yesterday was a good-news and bad, bad, bad, bad, bad-news day. Read below the fold...

What waterboarding looks like when used by the Khmer Rouge

David Corn.

Of course, the Republicans are nothing like the Khmer Rouge.

To begin with, they use better euphemisms.

And they've all accepted Jesus Christ as their personal savior. And Jesus waterboarded the Pharisees. Everybody knows it. Read below the fold...

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Sanctions: Iran Edition

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Foley: Chickenhawk

whitehouse.gov: Bush was against torture before he was for it

From Bushit posted on Whitehouse.gov (before they scrub it):

June 26, 2003

Statement by the President [sic]
United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

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Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy - Dubya (Go Away Today)

"Dubya (Go Away Today)" performed by The Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy.

(to the tune of the Jonathan Edwards hit "Sunshine")

Dubya said "Dear Father, Lord,

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Court holds Ashcroft can be held personally liable for wrongful detention

Sweet. WaPo:

A federal judge in Idaho has ruled that former attorney general John D. Ashcroft can be held personally responsible for the wrongful detention of a U.S. citizen arrested as a "material witness" in a terrorism case.

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China Doesn't Care About the US

Thread: 

A tone you rarely hear here, or at least in most US based economics reporting. The money quote:

The bilateral trade volume amounted to 211 billion dollars last year, accounting for 15 percent of China's total foreign trade of 1.4 trillion dollars.

Just 15%. The way a lot of econ folks over here speak, you'd think the Chinese economy would wither and die without us buying their plastic junk. (Forgive me SN) Not so much, it seems. Read below the fold...

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The List

Traitors. To you. To the Constitution. Democrats you must never grant that name nor trust not to sell you out for a handful of silver include: Read below the fold...

Armies on the "offensive" don't build moats

Let's play Republican jeopardy! OK, "offensive."

What is... Bush's behavior?

Ding ding ding! We have a winner!

No, no, not another "smell of sulfur" post. Get a load of Bush on the campaign trail. Now that the McCain Torture Bill has retroactively immunized Him from prosecution for war crimes, he's all emboldened 'n' shit: Read below the fold...

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"Proud to be an American ..."

NO. I'm not. Not when Americans are known for this.
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"The McCain Torture Act"

"The McCain Torture Act." That's what we call this abomination from here on out. Good one, MyDD.

bush-mccain

Shameful, shameful, shameful. Read below the fold...

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"Intensive Interrogation Techniques." Bush. League. Nation. Style.

This is hawt, now.

Why in the name of all that is holy, righteous and worth fighting for wasn't this ugly pro-torture bill stopped, defeated, destroyed? Read below the fold...

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