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Pat Tillman

War hero Pat Tillman, who was killed in Afghanistan last year, believed the US war on Iraq was “f***ing illegal” and counted Noam Chomsky among his favorite authors. Must read story from The Nation. The right wing hasn’t come up with its spin yet, so they are just claiming to know Tillman more than his […]

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what karl told the fbi

WASHINGTON – Karl Rove testified for the fourth and final time Friday before the grand jury investigating whether his conversations with two reporters led to the leaking of a CIA operative’s identity. The White House aide spent about four and a half hours inside the federal courthouse, and left without commenting to reporters. From the […]

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fool me once, shame on you

We bring you these coincidences, reminding you, and ourselves here, that perhaps the simplest piece of wisdom in the world is called “the logical fallacy.” Just because Event “A” occurs, and then Event “B” occurs, that does not automatically mean that Event “A” caused Event “B.” Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me 13 […]

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the real problem in the us

The real problem with the US political environment…not enough celebrities.

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halliburton

Cheney’s Halliburton Stock Options Soar to $9.2 Million. And that is not counting the deferred salary.

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unicef bombs smurfs

Any headline that includes the words bomb and smurfs needs no other explanation.

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faux news

Fox News Admits To Being Part of the Conservative Team

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Fall of the Rovean empire?

For 30 years, beginning with the Nixon presidency, advanced under Reagan, stalled with the elder Bush, a new political economy struggled to be born. The idea was pure and simple: centralization of power in the hands of the Republican Party would ensure that it never lost it again. Under George W. Bush, this new system […]

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christopher hitchens on imperialism

Christopher Hitchens is a right wing pundit that annoys me to no end. Not because his arguments are flawed, but because they are so well thought out and so damn convincing. Case in point East Timor was for many years, and quite rightly, a signature cause of the Noam Chomsky “left.” The near-genocide of its […]