30 Nov 2010

Portland Mayor Sam Adams: Not So Fast on Re-Joining FBI Terror Task Force

Maybe a fact-based assessment of the five-year long arrangement of not deputizing Portland Police Bureau officers IS a good idea, Mayor Adams.

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30 Nov 2010

“A Cormac McCarthy-Designed Game Of Mario Kart

Yes, I work for Wired. But you really must read this right now.

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30 Nov 2010

My Anecdotal Experience with Talking to “Moderate Independents”

In my experience, they are terrified of “socialism” but don’t understand that social security is “socialism” (redistributing wealth from the young to the old). They assume that we “leftists” are “radical” but don’t understand that we just want to save social security and medicare (and maybe expand them). In my

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30 Nov 2010

Cuz, The Beaaatles, Ya Know

Love . . . loss, heartbreak when we were young.

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30 Nov 2010

That Brooklyn Bullshit, We On It

Joell Ortiz’s verrrrrry long-awaited Free Agent LP is finally out today… Well, maybe not, apparently. But Mixtapekings is telling me it’s now shipping the record, and even though I haven’t heard it, I feel comfortable advising you to pay money for it, as I’m about to do when I finish this

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30 Nov 2010

Late Late Night FDL: Winter

Kseniya SimonovaWinter.

Sand animation by Kseniya Simonova set to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Winter, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lamberto Gardelli. Film by Ferenc Cakó.

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30 Nov 2010

Barack Obama in “Poker Night”

I’m bored and somewhat inspired by Tbogg’s “Barack Obama Buys A Lawnmower” post, so I thought I’d give this satire thing a shot with a one-act play.

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30 Nov 2010

Bradley Manning and Julian Assange could destroy the State Dept? Bring It On!

I don’t have to agree with Christian Scientists on treatment to agree with them on diagnosis. America’s post WWII foreign policy and the State Department employees who implemented that policy have done more evil and more mass murder than any post war “leaders” save Stalin and Mao. Anything that destroys

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30 Nov 2010

Watercooler – Senate Passes Food Safety Bill

The Senate has just approved a sweeping overhaul to the nation’s food safety laws by the large margin of 73-25. The bill, however, was not without its share of controversy.

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30 Nov 2010

Late Night: Willie Nelson, the Border Patrol and the Teapot Party

Nelson said in an email to CelebStoner.com:

There’s the Tea Party. How about the Teapot Party? Our motto: We lean a little to the left. Tax it, regulate it and legalize it. And stop the border wars over drugs. Why should the drug lords make all the money? Thousands of lives will be saved.

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