Category Archives: Politics As Usual

All roads lead to terror

The White House’s current resident said “terror” or “terrorism” 34 times last night during his speech to pump up his poll numbers, and invoked September 11 six different times in an effort to make a connection between his Iraq War … Continue reading

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Goin’ to the chapel and we’re…

Canada’s Parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriages throughout the nation Tuesday, and the bill now passes to the Senate for final approval, which is expected to pass easily. Canada then becomes the third nation to allow homosexuals to legally wed … Continue reading

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Confusing the matter

As the president’s war on terror Saddam Iraqi insurgents high oil prices continues unabated — and things look like they will get worse — Mr. Bush plans a prime time national address where, according to his White House spokesman, he … Continue reading

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Your house. Our house.

The Supreme Court has decided that, according to the fifth amendment of the constitution, governments have the right to seize your home and property for pretty much any reason it damn well pleases, like building a shopping mall where your … Continue reading

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U.S. Justice: 3 burned SUVs = 22.5 prison years

In 2000, Jeff Juers was 22 years old and concerned about America’s contributions to global warming. But rather than whine about it on a weblog like you and I, he set fire to three SUVs on a Eugene, Oregon car … Continue reading

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Brain damaged

The autopsy’s in, the evidence has been presented, everything’s finally settled about Terri Schiavo… except her parents dispute the results, insist that their daughter interacted with them even though she had half a brain and was blind, and they’re not … Continue reading

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Wiscon-SIN

Say you’re a conservative state assembly somewhere in America and you don’t think your state colleges should be using tax dollars to promote promiscuity among the students. What do you do? If you’re Wisconsin, you approve a ban on the … Continue reading

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Money for nothing, chicks for free

Before we start getting all verklempt about Canada being some bastion of free-thinking, equal-rights bastion of North America, here’s where the other show drops, and it ain’t Prada. The conservative Tories up Canada way are trying to delay the vote … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Save Sesame Street

Okay, boys and girls, who here loves Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, the Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch? Hands? Put your hands down and place them on your mice and click over to MoveOn.org to sign the petition to … Continue reading

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Vegetative is as vegitative does

It appears that the miracle Terri Schiavo needed from God or Jesus or the U.S. Congress or Shrub or somebody was the regeneration of half her brain, because the coroner’s report released today shows that it weighed half of what … Continue reading

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