Monthly Archives: August 2011

WTC cameos…

Twin Tower Cameos from Dan Meth on Vimeo. From 1969 to 2001, the Twin Towers made countless cameos in Hollywood films. Sometimes featured prominently in the foreground, sometimes lurking in the distance. This montage celebrates the towers’ all-too-short film career

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Is it still possible that she could still be scheduled to still be on hold for the event she still appears probably still possibly to be confirmed for?

p m carpenter’s commentary: Sorry, no refunds From the WSJ’s Washington Wire: Sarah Palin’s Saturday appearance at a tea party rally in Indianola, Iowa, is [all italics mine] on hold, [said] a person close to the former Alaska governor. The person

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The Future of News

Russian Chick Subdues Robber & Makes him a Sex Slave! – YouTube  

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Un-Cheney My Heart

Remembering Why We Loathe Dick Cheney – Conor Friedersdorf – Politics – The Atlantic   CONCLUSION Dick Cheney was a self-aggrandizing criminal who used his knowledge as a Washington insider to subvert both informed public debate about matters of war

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The Symbolic/Unconscious Campaign

» POST #6 :: On the Early Iconography of Certain of the 2012 Presidential Campaign Logos, Considered Alphabetically Brian Thill Bachmann At first glance, the typography of the Michele Bachmann campaign would seem to fit well within the standard designs that by

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God instinct

Krugman: [T]he deepening anti-intellectualism of the political right, both within and beyond the G.O.P., extends far beyond the issue of climate change. Lately, for example, The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page has gone beyond its long-term preference for the economic

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You Sooo Much – For Mr. Miller Especially, For Better or Worse Now a Tradition at this Blog, and Like Even In a 1080p Version…

You Soooo Much (Brady Bunch Video Remix) – YouTube   Anti-social bonus, also avail in 1080p:

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Fear, Inc. – The Islamophobia Network in the US

Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America   This network of hate is not a new presence in the United States. Indeed, its ability to organize, coordinate, and disseminate its ideology through grassroots organizations increased dramatically over

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Meesha Shafi, Chori Chori

(the frog isn’t the only one here who can post music videos just because)   Translation:

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The Insane Moron vs The Rotten Mackerel by Moonlight

p m carpenter’s commentary: From the gloom, a bright light Voters moved to the right in 2010? No, although the election moved rightward. In classic, midterm voter-turnout style, older, energized, more conservative whites flocked to the polls while the Democratic

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