Monthly Archives: April 2006

What free trade?

Here’s how it was reported… Washington Post: Leftist leaders of Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia on Saturday signed a comprehensive integration agreement and trade accord cast as an alternative to U.S. plans for a free-trade pact with the Latin American region. … Continue reading

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The Unanswerable Survey

Took one look at the first question — which I screencapt’d here — and decided they really didn’t want my opinion after all. Really says a lot about how they think, doesn’t it? tags: politics, mainstream+media, media+bias, BBC, Reuters]]>

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Therapy-by-film: the cheapening of Flight 93

When I first saw the trailers for “United 93” my first thought was surprise that they actually made a film about 9/11, followed by reasonable assumption that it would be marred by the percieved need to give the US audience … Continue reading

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Another job americans won't do…

Maybe we should hire mexicans to do it then: Possessing marijuana, cocaine and even heroin will no longer be a crime in Mexico if the drugs are carried in small amounts for personal use, under legislation passed by Congress. […] … Continue reading

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"Extraordinary rendition" comes home…

Via Hammer of Truth, some South Carolina state legislator: “Hey, what say we start sendin drug offenders to foreign prisons? It’ll be a HOOT!” Have they no shame?!?

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"Will trim Bush for head"

“GodDAMN Tony Snow has a big head!!” I don

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Our craptacular money

Dave from The View From Below reads the New York Times so you don’t have to, & confirms something I’ve suspected as of late: The lump of metal used to make pennies is now worth more than the penny itself … Continue reading

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