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The President’s New Clothes

October 28th, 2003 · 3 Comments

“The best way to get the news,” says President Bush, “is from objective sources. And the most objective sources I have are people on my staff.”

To this horrifying statement one can only agree with Paul Krugman, writing in “A Willful Ignorance”: “Two words: emperor, clothes.”

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Ride ‘Em, Texas Cowboy?

October 27th, 2003 · No Comments

You no longer have to wonder who’s really running Washington.

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Here, Little Doggie!

October 13th, 2003 · No Comments

It’s been my impression for some time now that one of the major problems we have today is that the news is owned primarily by the Republicans. It is, after all, Big Business these days. (And see my previous post on Corporations.)

One of the reasons this is so bad is that they can not only “Wag the Dog” — they can swing the whole friggin’ puppy.

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How Bush’s Folks Think The Holocaust Was About Them

October 12th, 2003 · 1 Comment

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He’s Embarrassed, So He’s Going to Charge You $600 Million

October 2nd, 2003 · 8 Comments

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Self-Leaking Sensitive Information

October 1st, 2003 · 1 Comment

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A Child Shall Lead Them

September 30th, 2003 · 8 Comments

When you see a picture like this and read the words that go along with it, you realize what a masterful manipulator the President is.

I mean, seriously, how many times do we watch the cute little first- or second-grader encountering the real world and yet we never cease to be inwardly pleased at the picture it creates? How can we doubt the sincerity of such a child? And if the child is misguided, or lying, or wrong, how can we refuse to forgive when we see that sweet little pouty face?

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Unreasonable Track & Seizure?

September 18th, 2003 · 2 Comments

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If Worms Carried Shotguns…

September 15th, 2003 · 8 Comments

When one person “misperceives” you and thinks you’re a duck, you can pretty much shrug them off. When another calls you a duck, maybe you still can. When a third person calls you a duck, it should make you a little nervous. If a fourth calls you a duck? You better start checking yourself for feathers.

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Hei-Ho, the Dair-io!

September 2nd, 2003 · No Comments

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