Monthly Archives: September 2008

61 Nobel Laureates for Obama

“An Open Letter to the American People “This year’s presidential election is among the most significant in our nation’s history. The country urgently needs a visionary leader who can ensure the future of our traditional strengths in science and technology … Continue reading

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Mullah Omar Lives!

“LONDON (Reuters) – Taliban leader Mullah Omar on Monday urged U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan to withdraw or face a similar defeat to occupying Soviet troops a generation ago. “In a rare message, posted on militant websites and monitored … Continue reading

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Nick Katzman

This guy did an album with a singer going by the name of Ruby Green, like 25+ years ago that had a big effect on me as a singer. This is not the same singer, but the first two are … Continue reading

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Shanghi Lil

The best part of the rather bizarre Footlight Parade. Opium dens, flag waving, aquatic lesbian orgies, furries, offensive stereotypes, Joan Blondell, etc. Busby Berkely was just obsessed with getting as much girl flesh on the screen as he could, wasn’t … Continue reading

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J Bloglandia, volume 1, issue 2 is now on sale at Lulu and Amazon

You can buy the 8.5×11″ version at Lulu for $7.00 or the 6×9″ version at Amazon for $9.00. The Journal of Bloglandia, volume 1, issue 2, is a collection of the following blog essays: Guide for the Opera Impaired by … Continue reading

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Rep. Marcy Kaptur kicks some high finance ass

Rep. Marcy Kaptur is my hero. Thank you, Rep. Kaptur, thank you.

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The Sucker Class

“The quaint concept of due diligence vanished from the financial system from bottom to top. Fee-churning brokers sold adjustable-rate mortgages on over-valued real estate to suckers incapable of making the payments, then pawned off the bad loans on speculators who … Continue reading

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If that bothers you, then you’re pro gay marriage

“…Guggenheim said a lot of people who aren’t reading Spider-Man or refuse to read Spider-Man are judging it based on misunderstandings. ‘Part of the problem with the controversy behind One More Day is the understanding of what was retconned overstates … Continue reading

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Obama’s Challenge: don’t cave into the Republicans. Ever.

“He (Carter) was both the most anti-party Democrat in a century and the most Republican of Democratic presidents in his policy views since Grover Cleveland. He fled from the New Deal/Great Society philosophy and embraced a number of conservative ideas … Continue reading

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Oh, we got trouble, right here in wherever you’re reading this

Some good trouble, some not so good: Mr. Dan Kelly fights horror with Horror! An Obama fundraiser! Check the couch cushions, friends, and pony up whatever you can. Oh, and by the way, this is Mr. DK’s LJ, which will … Continue reading

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Becoming obsessed with “The Music Man”

is probably better than becoming obsessed with the Republicans right now. Probably more American, too. This is such a goofy show. I love it. Strange, though, how Robert Preston can be hot without being sexy. Very strange.

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America, you’re watching too much TV

“If there are any questions about how Clinton supporters can possibly hold out against cries for party unity issued by DNC Chairperson Howard Dean, Obama, and even Clinton herself, one need only keep in mind that political supporters are fans … Continue reading

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“Obama’s Challenge” – it’s getting better

“It may be hard, in the eighth year of the reign of George Bush II, for some readers to believe that the presidency has moral authority. But the history of the uses of power by Roosevelt and Lincoln and Johnson, … Continue reading

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Just say no to Sarah Palin

Women Against Sarah Palin. If I could stop laughing long enough to be agin her, I’d be agin her, but pretty much she’s just a joke for me. I don’t know what the RNC is smokin; these days, but it … Continue reading

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“Obama’s Challenge” – a challenge to read

“With his talent for leadership, a President Obama could transform American politics on several dimensions. He could restore America’s constructive role in the world. (After Obama’s Berlin speech, New York Times columnist Frank Rich wondered how long it had been … Continue reading

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A pregnant teenaged daughter showed the family was normal.

“Some voters saw authenticity in Palin’s life. They said the fact that Palin had a pregnant teenaged daughter showed the family was normal.” This is normal now? Could someone please tell that to all the demonized pregnant teens whose last … Continue reading

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What would Sarah Palin do?

And now we know. (This is the source of the quotes, but Yahoo will take it down in a few days, so this is close enough to cite.) “ST. PAUL, Minn. – John McCain’s running mate, Sarah Palin, said Monday … Continue reading

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