31 Mar 2006

The politics of hair – Neal Boortz edition

[Welcome Buzzflash readers!] I haven’t blogged on this topic in ages, but every once in a while, something crops up that brings it front and center, though the deeper issues involved aren’t usually addressed — and so that’s when I post about it again. Let nationally syndicated radio bigot Neal

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31 Mar 2006

Late Nite FDL: It’s Hard Out Here For a Pimp

  Update:  TBogg has more on tough-talking mama’s boys gonna f**k up Yearly Kos.  Oooh, paintball. Jonah Goldberg has decided Jill Caroll is not conducting herself appropriately following her captivity. I have no doubt it would take Jonah Goldberg all of 5 minutes to go into Ring Ding withdrawal and

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31 Mar 2006

You got a chickenhawk on your back, boy.

Armed with axe handles and pockets full of nickels for the slots, the 101st Fighting Keyboarders, Wolverine division, descends upon Sin City.

It starts out quite innocently. One night you’re reading The Killer Angels in bed and you notice you feel a little tingly down “below deck”.

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31 Mar 2006

Another flip flopper on fed marriage amendment – Ohio's Mike DeWine

“Marriage is the issue today. Anyone who opposes the marriage amendment is starting to understand that it is a death knell to the family movement. You cannot oppose it and expect the pro-family movement to support you.” — former porn addict Phil Burress, head of Cincinnati’s Citizens for Community Values,

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31 Mar 2006

Transgeneration is out on DVD

The eight-part Sundance Channel verite-documentary TransGeneration, which captures a year in the life of four transgender college students, has been released on DVD this week. Lucas and Gabbie Raci and TJ. If you haven’y had a chance to catch it on Sundance, I highly recommend seeing it. Kate and I

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31 Mar 2006

Ex-death row inmate tells tale of exoneration by DNA

Jay Lassiter has an interview with Kirk Bloodsworth, who is the first person sentenced to death who was exonerated through DNA evidence, up at his pad as a Podcast. Bloodworth was charged with the killing and sexual assault of a nine year old girl and served on death row for

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31 Mar 2006

Chevy Tahoe commercials to remember

Apparently there’s some sort of promotional tie-in with Chevy and The Apprentice TV show, where they are asking for folks to make their own online customized commercials for the gas-guzzling Chevy Tahoe. Blender Paul emailed me links to two that you better catch before they get yanked. The ads are

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31 Mar 2006

George Bush’s Favorite Democrat: Running Scared

  Last night Holy Joe was openly booed by his own party, which indicates he’s known all along something we only suspected.  When Lieberman went on the attack early in the game and started raising Ned Lamont’s profile I speculated that they must’ve had some really awful internal polling.  Why

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31 Mar 2006

Another closet case serving Dear Leader?

Andy Card stepped down this week, and Josh Bolten was named as his successor as chief of staff to the Preznit. Josh sounds like an interesting guy…Mike Rogers over at BlogActive seems to have caught on to something: Josh Bolton dated David Dreier’s ‘beard’. So, the new White House Chief

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31 Mar 2006

The Army bans privately purchased body armor

Support the troops! Support the troops! Support the troops! But don’t let them try to protect themselves when the REMFs in the Pentagon can’t get them the body armor they need: WASHINGTON (AP) — Soldiers will no longer be allowed to wear body armor other than the protective gear issued

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