Monthly Archives: August 2006

Freedom Marches On…

well, not exactly.
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Fucking Morons, Middle East, Terrorism | 2 Comments

Will an October Surprise Backfire?

I came across this interesting poll of the NJ Senate race. It appears that even mentioning the Iraq War hurts Republicans, even popular ones.
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Posted in Democrats, Iraq | 4 Comments

More on Sen. George “Macaca” Allen

There’s a reason I’ve been writing about Confederate racist wannabee and VA senator George Allen so much. He’s not an outlier in the Republican Party, but part and parcel of it.
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Posted in Conservatives, Racism | 3 Comments

Factoid of the Day

According to Diana Kerry, who organized U.S. expatriate voters for her brother John’s 2004 campaign, 75% of passport-holding Americans vote Democratic.

Posted in Democrats | 2 Comments

I See Stupid People: The Bob Kerrey & Warren Rudman Edition

I’m always astonished how so many people can think that Iraq had anything to do with 9/11, that the sun revolves around the earth, or that intelligent design is a valid theory. Another idiocy that can joined this esteemed list is the belief that Social Security will go bankrupt.
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Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Economics | 7 Comments

A Great Healthcare Post

No, it’s not by me, silly! David Dobbs at Smooth Pebbles has a great explanation of why business should be in favor of a national healthcare system.
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Posted in Economics, Healthcare | 2 Comments

Tuesday Link Terror

Here’s some links for you:
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Posted in Lotsa Links | 1 Comment

George Felix Allen, Welcome to the Tribe?…

It just gets weirder and weirder with Sen. George “Macaca” Allen (R-VA). It now appears that this wannabee Confederate racist is descended from a distinguished Sephardic Jewish family
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Posted in Conservatives, Religion | 6 Comments

Patricia Todd Declared Winner in Alabama

It’s nice to see that the Alabama Democratic Party realized that a lesbian Democrat can be just as irrelevant as a straight Democrat to doings of the Republican controlled Alabama egislature.

Posted in Democrats, Fucking Morons | 3 Comments

Wages of Sin (Greed, To Be Precise)

The NY Times has an article about how real wages are not keeping pace with productivity increases.
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Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Economics, Healthcare, Progressives, Taxes | 1 Comment