Category Archives: Democrats shooting themseves in the foot

Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban…Because you can never have enough lying in your Government.

And this is why I’m calling Wyden and Merkley today! An amendment that would legalize the use of propaganda on American audiences is being inserted into the latest defense authorization bill, BuzzFeed has learned. The amendment would “strike the current … Continue reading

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John Edwards, “Two Americas” and the Moon.

The John Edwards trial moves along with the speedy sadness of a grieving widow strapped to a rocket bike. (Via The New York Times.) GREENSBORO, N.C. — For hour after grueling hour, Andrew Young sat on the witness stand in a … Continue reading

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Obama, indefinite detention and a call for some form of unity.

Let me say this right up front.  Odds are this post will piss you off. Half of you will say that I’m a ObamaBot, willing to let this slide because  he’s my personal Jesus Christ. (Not true.) And half of … Continue reading

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Maybe Detention…Maybe indefinite…Maybe …(UPDATED.)

I’m looking at the state of play with the NDAA and I bang my head against the nearest wall. (Via “Mother Jones”.) The new bill still mandates military detention without trial for any non-citizen terrorism suspect apprehended in the US who is determined … Continue reading

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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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A modest proposal for Democrats… (Revised and expanded.)

  Now that this is over… Sources tell NBC New York that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is likely to call a special election for Sept. 13 to fill the congressional seat of disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner. Weiner, who represents parts of … Continue reading

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RANDOM NOTES: June 13, 2010.

-Yeah, things are looking bad for Representative Euphemism. In an exclusive interview with TODAY’s Ann Curry that will air on Tuesday’s show, President Barack Obama said that if he were Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner right now, he would resign in … Continue reading

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