Archive for June, 2007

A complete moron wants me to be scared

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…I decline. Here is the BBC report: A car which was on fire has been driven at the main terminal building at Glasgow Airport. Eyewitnesses have described a Jeep Cherokee being driven at speed towards the building with flames coming out from underneath. They have also described seeing two Asian men, one of whom was […]

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Around the Horn Friday (err…Saturday): The Leg Hall Shuffle Edition

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Our beloved elected officials are putting the finishing touches on all of the laws that will screw us up for years to come. It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. Speaking of tough jobs, Kavips takes on a roundup of the bills pending for the last minute push of the legislative agenda. […]

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Comment Rescue: “This article will piss you off”

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Thanks to one of my favorite commenters, Von Cracker, for the link to this Digby piece.  There are so many of these guys in the process here.  Some of these guys have no sense of history or what America really stands for.

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Around the Horn Friday: Slightly Delayed Edition

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Sorry for the delayed Around the Horn, I have been a blog slacker this week.  I will have this week’s edition out tomorrow.

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Do it yourself Philly Draft Story

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PHILADELPHIA — The [insert proferssional sports team here] pulled off perhaps the first surprise of the [insert league here] draft, selecting [insert name of some unknown expected to be drafted 69th] with the __th pick tonight. The [nickname of sports team] also had the choice of [insert name of some good payer expected to go […]

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WPRI-TV, Channel 12 reporter Jarrod Holbrook had his White House press pass snatched today after he shouted “Mr. President” twice as President Bush greeted Air and Army National Guardsmen gathered on the tarmac at Quonset airport in North Kingstown. A member of the president’s entourage pointed at Holbrook after he first tried to get Bush’s […]

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I’m not lying when I say that this really, really upsets me as an American

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Presidential Advance Manual Preparing for Demonstrators  Rally Squads These squads should be instructed always to look for demonstrators.  The rally squads task is to use their signs and banners as shields between the demonstrators and the main press platform.  If the demonstrators are yelling, rally squads can begin and lead supportive chants to drown out […]

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Cell Phone Contracts

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This looks like it will be a good thing! CA court rules T-Mobile contract terms unconscionable

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Are you sure you want that Iphone?

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caught this over at Boing Boing and it is really something to think about. Apple’s iPhone already has its first controversy. Why is AT&T the exclusive wireless carrier for the iPhone? As it stands now, Act for Change sees iPhone users locked into a service contract with “a corporation whose practices seem to run counter […]

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the budget

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“For a GOPer controlled House, the fiscal conservatives were scant in the room tonight.” – – Nancy Willing Which reminds me.  I have to get to the Hallmark store and get Dave Burris a condolence card.

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A Little More About PDD Endorsements

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My recent comments about how John Tobin helped launch the PDD’s endorsement process got me to thinking about how effective that operation has been. For people who still don’t know about the PDD, like the Stonewall Dems and the Women’s Democratic Club we are a Recognized Club of the Delaware Democratic Party. Like the Stonewalls […]

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UPDATED: Is this the begining of blogger laws?

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I’m hearing that Daniello (in spite of the fact that he hates blogs and bloggErs) paid bloggers a backhanded compliment by sarcasticly commenting “if this thing doesn’t pass (HB177 ?), bloggers should have to register as lobbyists.” It was a kind of acknowledgment that blogs are having some impact. Mike Says: “Yes, John Daniello is […]

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The two party system

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These days it is popular to bash the “two party system.” Nothing about Republicans or Democrats appears in the Constitution and when and when you look at the frauds and losers who currently comprise the leadership of the two dominate party here in Delaware it is not hard to fall into the trap that the […]

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