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we still remember mitch hedberg

A severed foot is the ultimate stocking stuffer.

Dec 2nd 2009

Obama’s Coalition-Description Double Standard

Tuesday, President Obama said the following regarding the planned addition of 30,000 US troops in Afghanistan:

[W]e are joined by a broad coalition of 43 nations that recognizes the legitimacy of our action.

When I heard that, it struck me as…odd.
After all, we had more than 43 nations* supporting our action in Iraq in 2003, […]

Oct 9th 2009

Will CNN Fact-Check Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize?

Why not? They fact-checked a Saturday Night Live Skit. But I’m not holding my breath.

On my way to work this morning, I heard a few seconds of a guy with a foreign accent awarding what sounded like a Nobel Peace Prize to Barack Obama. My reaction was: I was almost certain I was listening to […]

Sep 4th 2009

Massive Catch-Up Post – The Top 80 Stories We Didn’t Blog This Summer

1. May 22, 2009. Olbermann’s hypocrisy on the Gitmo recidivism rate exposed by John Gibson:

2. May 22, 2009. Privatizing education would provide real stimulus.
3. May 22, 2009. Obama’s defense of his national security policies is rife with hypocrisy:

[O]n one hand, the president claims that the Bush administration and the post-9/11 Congress went “off course,” making […]

Sep 23rd 2007

general betray us: just following in the footsteps of general lies and power

this would be funny if it wasn’t so sad.

Aug 20th 2007

“iraqnam”

so reads a sign taped to an overpass in los angeles, equating the current fight in iraq with the vietnam war.
the statement must not refer to the number of american deaths (see exhibit A) but, rather, other stuff, like the anti-american drift of left-wing politics (see exhibit B).
exhibit A: iraq is not vietnam

exhibit […]

Aug 2nd 2007

counterpunch.org pulls a ward churchill

i wrote this post a few months ago but never published it — travis
why is it that every time foreigners kill a bunch of americans nowadays, that there are people in this country practically crapping their pants with glee, who race each other to be the first to publish a theory explaining why the american […]

Jun 1st 2004

the fallout from my article ::: part ii

here is my fisking of jeremy branson. you’ll notice that he is under the delusion that it is better to leave the terrorists alone than to annoy them by pursuing them where they live. i am told his letter had to be edited to remove the word, “idiot” and that it originally began […]