Monthly Archives: November 2011

Indefinite Detention Update…

The news is not good… WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Tuesday to keep a controversial provision to let the military detain terrorism suspects on U.S. soil and hold them indefinitely without trial — prompting White House officials to reissue a … Continue reading

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Protect IP and Indefinite Detention OR “Why did the Senate pick this week to break my balls”.

Okay, here’s the fucking shot! Two bills are hitting the Senate this week and both are an affront to Democracy as we know it. The first is the  National Defense  Authorization Act.  In itself, usually not controversial.  It’s just re-authorizing … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Or conjuring the forces of darkness with meat.

So, here’s the thing. I’m single.  My family lives in California  and I can’t afford to go out to see them.  What’s a poor boy to do on Thanksgiving? TURKEY BREAST COVERED IN BACON WITH BACON STUFFING!  Yes, this is … Continue reading

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A typical Thanksgiving post.

Not one of my best years but there are still somethings I am grateful for… -That in this tough economy, I still have a job that pays my bills and keeps a roof over my head. -That my mom who … Continue reading

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Fox News: Creating Cognitive Dissonance since 1996.

-It’s no surprise.  But it’s nice to have the hard data at your fingertips. (Via The Huffington Post.) Fox News viewers are less informed than people who don’t watch any news, according to a new poll from Fairleigh Dickinson University. The … Continue reading

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The Super Committee hits Kryptonite.

You didn’t need to be Kreskin to see this endgame coming. (H/T to The Political Carnival for the video.) A couple of encouraging takeaways. 1) That Obama acknowledged the the failure of the Super Committee was purely due to the … Continue reading

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Dear GOP front runners…

Dear Sirs (And Michelle Bachmann.): I have spent the last last several weeks watching your debates.  And when I have not watched them, I have had my twitter feed clogged with reactions to these debates that have run the gamut … Continue reading

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So…now I have a Tip Jar.

If you look on the side of my blog, you will notice that I have added a link for a Dwolla Account as a tip jar. This is not a step I’m taking lightly.  When I started blogging years ago … Continue reading

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TRAILER THUNDERDOME: “Snow White and the Huntsman” Vs “Mirror, Mirror”.

Okay, apparently there are two new versions of the “Snow White” story coming to theaters next year. Which one looks less likely to make me inject an apple with glass cleaner and tale my own life. SNOW WHITE AND THE … Continue reading

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“The Battle of Zuccotti Park”

Yeah…this happened tonight. Via Allison Kilkenny and “In These Times”. Ever since protesters first took Liberty Square back in September, they’ve been discussing when Mayor Bloomberg would make the move to raid the camp. The general consensus has always been … Continue reading

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