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What Birthers Believe

(hat tip: The Daily Dish)

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Will Ferrell Stands Up For The Real Health Care Victims

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The GOP Gots a Health Care Reform Plan!

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"This is your last chance. In a few weeks this will all be history."

Robert Reich gives a brief, clear explanation of what the public option is and why it is important, and then goes on to explain what you can do to help.  Opponents to meaningful reform are impressively well-organized and have almost … Continue reading

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Make Up Your Mind; He Can't Be All Four

The healthcare reform “debate” is making me unbelievably cranky today. Image by Adam Sacks, based on an image by Shepard Fairey, based in turn on an AP photo by Mannie Garcia (hat tip: RW370)

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Will Texas Admit It Executed An Innocent Man?

In 2004, Texas executed Cameron Todd Willingham for murdering his three children by setting fire to his house.  Now a new report by the Texas Forensic Science Commission has called the arson report so seriously flawed that it cannot be … Continue reading

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For the love of God, I can’t take any more of this harsh treatment which does not rise to the level of torture!

Jonathon Bines at the New York Observer speculates on the information gleaned from the 83 waterboardings of Abu Zubaydah: 5. You can’t do this! Show me the authorization for you to do this! 6. Wow. O.K., technically, you can do … Continue reading

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We'll Aways Have Cheney

Dick Cheney, in his speech today on terrorism and security: And when [our enemies] see the American government caught up in arguments about interrogations, or whether foreign terrorists have constitutional rights, they don’t stand back in awe of our legal system and … Continue reading

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Statebook

“Big Brother is watching you.” – George Orwell The web site Statebook, a parody of Facebook developed by the Open Rights Group, details the astonishing amount of data the British government collects about its citizens. Statebook

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The Endtimes are Upon Us

I just saw a clip of a Fox News host, speaking on a Fox News program, saying something that made me pump my fist and say “Hell fucking yes!”   No doubt about it, this is the End of Days. Shep … Continue reading

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Why Can't I See the Wind? Is It Made of Ghosts?

David Rees, who created the amazing “Get Your War On” cartoons, wants you to send eco-stumper questions to him at his blog so he can forward them to Steven Chu, the Secretary of Energy. Rees is inspired by the exchange … Continue reading

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The End of an Error

In honor of our first Hawaiian-American president, this is from November and you’ve probably seen it, but I just love it so, so much.    God bless you, 236.com.

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Why I'm Glad That Guy Threw His Shoes at Our President

Everyone should download and read the bipartisan “Senate Armed Services Committee Inquiry into the Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody.“  WAIT! BEFORE YOU HIT THE BACKPAGE BUTTON AND GO BACK TO THAT ASIAN PORN… it’s only nineteen pages, and there … Continue reading

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What Can We Argue About Now?

Get Your War On knows.

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The Return of Law

Roger Cohen at the New York Times nails it: It’s Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for many things right now, despite the stock market, and first among them is the fact that the next U.S. commander in chief is a constitutional law … Continue reading

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