Monthly Archives: December 2006

As vulgar as it gets

Shorter Brandon Berg: “Y’know, the State murdering ideological enemies is cool sometimes” The libertarian consensus on Pinochet seems to be that, while he may have done some good by turning Chile away from the path down which it was headed … Continue reading

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No Memory Hole for you…

After an unjustifiable invasion, an almost comedically peculiar trial, & a miniscule appeal process, Saddam Hussein has been hung. The crime he was punished for was ordering murders & torture of citizens of a Shiite town in collective retaliation for … Continue reading

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Why James & Gerald didn’t get a mention here until now

1) As a fellow musician and a lifelong admirer of his work, I felt the most appropriate tribute to James Brown was to make a funky track dedicated to him & keeping up what he gave the world. That track … Continue reading

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“To-may-to, To-mah-to”, right-wing style

Continuing with the “On Faith” columns on the WaPo site, Cal Thomas had this to say: I know some atheists who are pro-life (though they have an inadequate base for being so). That’s because if God is not the Author … Continue reading

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Defective and Proud

I personally think organized religion as we know it is a sham, a convenient tool of elites passed down through the ages for use as a pacifier. At its best, it encourages complacency with ones life status; at its worst, … Continue reading

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So…what’d you get?

So far (some stuff is still in transit, or at relatives’ houses) I got a hoodie & 2 hats w/ Jimi Hendrix on ’em, some money, and a jumbo George Foreman grill. Your turn…

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“That was mighty crude of you…”

Something even I didn’t know: the legal fight over the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska still hasn’t been concluded.  Today, some bad news: A U.S. appeals court on Friday lowered the punitive damages owed by Exxon Mobil Corp. because … Continue reading

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