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Monthly Archive for March, 2010

Enough

I found out today that I’m getting one last extension on the unemployment, so I feel funny about the donations you all gave. But I do have an expensive car repair I need, and now I have exactly enough. So thanks for your kindness. My Subaru appreciates it, and so do I. Bookmark It

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Can’t Have That

Claire McCaskill doesn’t want to change the filibuster rules because then the other senators might be mad at her again, and after the trauma of the healthcare bill, she’s just horrified at the thought. It’s not about you, Claire. You get paid to work for us. Try to remember that. Bookmark It

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Funny

This Tbogg post made me laugh. Bookmark It

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Hmm. So Michelle Obama’s organic garden doesn’t actually translate into policy: WASHINGTON – Sidestepping a stalled Senate confirmation vote, yesterday President Obama recess-appointed Islam Siddiqui to be chief agricultural negotiator in the office of the U.S. trade representative. Dr. Siddiqui’s nomination was held up in the Senate and was opposed by the Center for Biological […]

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Amy Goodman: Daniel Ellsberg, who Henry Kissinger once called “the most dangerous man in America,” leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971. Ellsberg, who was a top Pentagon analyst, photocopied this secret, 7,000-page history of the U.S. role in Vietnam and released it to the press, helping to end the Vietnam War. “President Obama is taking […]

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Bumper Sticker of the Day

If you’re not part of the solution, you’re a Republican. Bookmark It

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Goodwin Liu

The more I hear about this guy, the more I like him! Bookmark It

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I am so very, very shocked! Dr. Aubrey Levin, a Canadian psychiatrist who gained notoriety for claiming to “cure” homosexuality through shock treatments, has been charged with sexually abusing a male patient, and many other allegations are being investigated. Levin’s right wing views and membership in South Africa’s ruling National Party during apartheid are widely […]

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Oh Crap

The jinx. Bookmark It

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I kind of give up in the winter, but now that it’s spring, I’ll revert to being a locavore and buying food from the local urban farm. Which means I’ll be able to sidestep practices like these: The expensive “sheep’s milk” cheese in a Manhattan market was really made from cow’s milk. And a jar […]

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