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Goodnight, moon

Put the first coat on the front steps today. That is, I prepared the surface of the front steps for some hours with a scraper, and then had a brief moment of pleasure laying on the paint.

God, the latex stuff they use this days: It's like painting with cake frosting. The stuff just sits there. Totally bizarre to a guy who grew up when men were men and house paint meant oil-based paint.

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Holy Shit: The Money Behind the 9/11 LieAPalooza

It's over at this Kos diary by bewert. Ever heard of an outfit called "YWAM"?

It's the Christian organization Youth With A Mission (YWAM), through their auxiliary - The Film Institute (TFI). Loren Cunningham, the founder of YWAM, is the father of PT911 director David Cunningham.

This is some brilliant shit. Apparently there has been an extensive effort to scrub a lot of this off these here Internets....but GoogleCache rides again: Read below the fold...

On Today's Dean's List: Feingold

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

President Bush's support proved insufficient to push a bill authorizing his warrantless wiretapping program through the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday.

Sen. Arlen Specter, the committee's chairman, said the bill stalled because of election-year obstructionism.

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Contest: Republican Dunce of the Day

"Dean's List" is an Honor--"Dunce" is Not

So the "National Republican Senatorial Campaign" wanted to say something cutting and cruel and derisive about John Edwards, because he was meeeen to Dear Leader in a fundraising letter. (He said Bush didn't handle Katrina very well. O the horror! O the shock!)

So they called him "Dean for a Day"! Oooh. Owwie. I bet that just made Sunshine Johnny cry big tears. Read below the fold...

How do "innovative" NSA employees avoid "bureaucratic limitations"?

This inquiring mind would like to know.

Talk about burying the lead. In paragraph 31 of a 31 paragraph article, the Baltimore Sun's Siobhan Gorman shares this tidbit:

Current and former intelligence officials credit employees at the working level for innovating and passing along information in spite of bureaucratic limitations.

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Laissez le Bon Temps Roulez!

As we speculated, Canada's Parti Quebecois will vote in favor of the Softwood Lumber Agreement, making a $450 million slush fund available to Bush well before November 7. Sweet! Bloomberg: Read below the fold...

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Ronald Reagan Wakes Up Inside Walt Disney's Frozen Head

And you know what? It smells like--oh, what are the words? Oh, yeah...it

Mystery solved.

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Bob Geiger gives good snark

So, if the ABC 9/11 mockumentary trashing Clinton is running without ads, who's paying for it?

Just asking.

It's been a busy day for me; should I have checked the FAQ?

But if we don't know, are there any shareholders asking? Read below the fold...

Froomkin is back, and just in time

Thank the God of Your Choice, if any! Read below the fold...

The big dog finally barks

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Correction. His foundation barks.

Agence France Presse:

"The content of this drama is factually and incontrovertibly inaccurate, and ABC has a duty to fully correct all errors or pull the drama entirely," the foundation's executive director, Bruce Lindsey, said in a letter to the head of ABC's parent company, Disney.

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