Archive for January, 2010

Late Night Video — Axe Ball Cleaner

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First thing to know is that this is totally NSFW. Second thing to know is that this it totally NSFW. Third thing to know is that this is screamingly funny, which means you probably should not be watching this at work!

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What Is KBR Hiding?

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We are all familiar with the case of Jamie Leigh Jones, the KBR contract worker who was brutally raped on her first day in Iraq. She was then held hostage in a shipping container until she was able to get a cell phone to call her father. She was denied a day in court against […]

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Actual Corporation Runs for MD Congressional Seat

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The corporation is Murry Hill, Inc (with a designated spokeshuman to to speak the acceptance text required by campaign finance law), who have decided that they no longer need lobbyists and campaign contributions to buy democracy — they can just buy it out right now: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHRKkXtxDRA[/youtube]

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Generic News Report by Charlie Brooker

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Completely Brilliant dissection of the TV News conventions — and I thought I was watching CNN there for abit:

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Weekend Open Thread

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Helloooo weekend! I’m planning on staying inside today since it’s cold outside. What’s up with everyone else this weekend? Let’s open this thread! The bizarre shoe thief case in Newark has been solved and a man arrested. Police think his thefts may go back 20 years. Newark police say Walter J. Rubincan, 46, is responsible […]

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Cutting And Running – FOX Style

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If you want to know exactly how damaging yesterday’s Q&A between Obama and House Republicans really was, look no further than FOX who yanked the coverage when it became apparent what was happening wouldn’t jive with its propaganda. In the end, by pulling coverage of a historic event, FOX added a million exclamation marks to […]

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Can Republicans Work With Obama After Everything They’ve Said?

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Out of everything said yesterday this one passage stood out to me: So all I’m saying is we’ve got to close the gap a little bit between the rhetoric and the reality. I’m not suggesting that we’re going to agree on everything, whether it’s on health care or energy or what have you, but if […]

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3 Year Old Colts Fan

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This is amazing.

[youtube width=”212″ height=”175″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=px5SvOeUpEg[/youtube]

Time for Wapner!

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You Can Count On Sarah…

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…to show up to cash in on her payday, that is. The high profile Tea Party convention in Nashville is falling apart, with sponsors pulling out as well as crazy Congresswomen Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN). Sarah Palin still plans on attending. It’s been reported that she’s being paid between $100,000 – $150,000 […]

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Friday Afternoon Bacon Blogging — You’re Doing It All Wrong Edition

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Cooking your bacon, that is, according to this video from Chowhound (there is a quick commercial at the beginning): But there’s lots of ways to cook bacon and lots of partisans for those methods too. I’ve cooked LOTS of bacon for events in the oven — you get uniformly flat and crispy bacon (think of […]

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President Obama at the Republican House Conference

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I had no idea that this was going to be televised, but this is my only day in the office today so I wouldn’t have seen it anyway. But this video is from CSPAN for everyone who could not watch it live: This is pretty long, about an hour and 20 mins or so. I […]

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Health Care Plan Comparison

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Health Care Plan Comparison

Comparison between the Democratic plan and the GOP plan: Mike Castle voted against the Democratic plan and for the GOP plan. Yet another reason why Mike Castle must not be allowed to represent us in the US Senate.

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Legislative Post-Game Wrap-Up: Session of Jan. 28, 2010

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As expected, it was a busy day in Dover. The entire Session Activity record here. In the Senate, as reported yesterday, HB 310, which legalizes table games in Delaware was passed and subsequently signed into law by Governor Markell. It was really the only notable bill passed in the Senate yesterday. The House was a whole […]

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