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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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On the Tweeting Gentleman from New York…

…who’s name I will not use because apparently, no one can say it without making a cheap joke that wouldn’t make it past a Kevin Smith table read. (We know who it is.) I have a few (very short.) things … Continue reading

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My (For now anyway.) final thoughts on OBL.

-First off, why the fuck didn’t anyone think of referring to Bin Laden as OBL during the 2008 election? Do you know how much aggravation that could have saved us? -My own personal reaction to finally hearing that Osama had … Continue reading

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2010: Goodbye, Farewell and Fuck off! Part Two.

Now where was I?  Oh yeah… The biggest non oil “Holy Shit, We’re Fucked!” moment: The Supreme Court’s decision in the case of “Citizens United Vs Federal Election Committee” which grants corporations the same rights as individuals and makes it … Continue reading

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2010: Goodbye, Farewell and Fuck Off! Part One

As 2010 shambles over the horizon like a tweaked out hobo, let’s take a moment to look at the year past. Worst ecological disaster: The BP spill which has effectively turned the Gulf of Mexico into a dead zone. Worst … Continue reading

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My short takes on the Bush Tax Cut Compromise.

1.  If you did not vote in this year’s elections, did not call your congressperson and other wise did not participate in the Democratic process.  You are not entitled to complain.  You are however entitled for the next two Goddamned … Continue reading

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Waxman is screwing us!

Henry Waxman!  Shame on you! Via: Raw Story. (H/T to “The Political Carnival”.) Legislative text put forward by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) under the banner of mandating network neutrality would instead prevent the government from requiring broadband providers to treat … Continue reading

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