30 Nov 2009

The Manichean Candidate

Bob Owens (also known as Gun Counter Gomer, Treason in Defense of Slavery Yankee, and Cousin Bob… but only to his wife) takes to the pages of Pajamas Media to explain his very original theory (formulated in his Law & Order Sleuthin’ & Hard Thinkin’ Room… you know, the one with the Sears & Roebuck catalog nailed to the slats) as to what motivated Maurice Clemmons, a man with a history of violence, multiple felonies, and mental illness, to kill four policemen.

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30 Nov 2009

When There’s Nothing On The Horizon, You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 934-09 November 30, 2009 DoD Announces Change-In-Status of Army Soldier The Department of Defense today announced the death of a soldier supporting Operation Enduring Freedom who was previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown. Sgt. Brandon T. Islip, 23, of Richmond, Va., had been listed as Duty

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30 Nov 2009

Guestblogger Showcase: Demonstrating My Style

1. Jamelle Bouie on Tapped. He’ll be here all week folks! 2. Maj. Niel Smith on Small Wars Journal. I strongly recommend you read this. “Do not try to do too much with your own hands. Better the Arabs do it tolerably than that you do it perfectly. It is

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30 Nov 2009

Late Late Night FDL: Less Guns More Butter

On this eve of more destruction we have Hot Buttered Rum’s – Guns or Butter.

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30 Nov 2009

Courage Campaign pulls out of 2010 Prop 8 repeal effort

The move to repeal Prop 8 has been up in the air for quite some time – a 2010 effort vs. 2012. Today the Courage Campaign announced that its review of the political landscape, organizing and funding does not yet support a 2010 initiative. PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November

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30 Nov 2009

When There’s Nothing On The Horizon, You’ve Got Nothing Left To Prove

This certainly makes me feel like an asshole for the previous post. No disrespect intended. RIP IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 933-09 November 30, 2009 DoD Identifies Navy Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Petty Officer 3rd Class David M.

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30 Nov 2009

Late Night: Not Even If You Had 100 Monkeys in a Room, Typing…

Are you blue as a mandrill’s buttocks because you missed the chance on Friday to grab that 60″ flat screen TV on sale at Mallwart for the kids’ playroom? Bummed because your neighbors finally encrytped their broadband router and you couldn’t snag all those Cyber Monday bargains offered online today?

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30 Nov 2009

Battle in Seattle, Copenhagen Protests, and World AIDS Day

It’s 2009, and the biggest front of global action is on climate change. The US has moved from the flat denials of the Bush era to an acceptance of the problem, but solutions still elude us. As always, the people will have to lead.

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30 Nov 2009

Your votes for the Air America Cruise Contest have me in the top 2 for round 1

I just received this in my inbox today…thanks everyone for casting your votes so that the “Your blogmistress is in need of a real vacation” campaign makes the next round. The Top 20 nominees so far in the Cruise Contest have been listed on AirAmerica.com, but over 4000 entries have

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30 Nov 2009

Yes, Michael Moore: Obama Really Does Want to Be the War President

Michael Moore, who has been generally supportive of the Obama administration despite its dithering on real health care reform, has an open letter to President Obama up on his website asking if Obama really does want to be the war president. Obama has already escalated, in advance of his talk to the nation.

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