10 February 2009 ~ Comments Off

Is Obama poised to continue some parts of Bush’s torture policies?

Yesterday’s news out of the Justice Department in which it indicated support for Bush’s rendition program (i.e. exit visa for torture outside of US) was horrifying. I really don’t know what to make of it. I’m not a lawyer, so was kinda hoping it wasn’t as bad as it sounded. But here’s what the lawyers think:
From the Desk
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28 January 2009 ~ Comments Off

Why Chris Matthews is not a liberal

Recently while being interviewed by Leslie Stahl (of 60 Minutes, she wants you to know), Rachel Maddow tried to explain to her that Chris Matthews is not a liberal. Stahl was adament that he was, pushing it to Maddow like she was an idiot not to realize something so obvious. Finally Rachel broke it down for Leslie — who… Read the rest

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01 January 2009 ~ 2 Comments

2008 Peace Arena Progressive Person of the Year award goes to…

The award is presented to Rachel Maddow. I think Rachel is eclipsed only by Obama in meteoric rise from relative obscurity during 2008. She first got national attention in 2004 on Air America Radio. In 2005, she started providing occasional commentary on Tucker Carlson’s old show (the only good thing that ever came from that), and last January (which seems… Read the rest

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01 November 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Sarah Palin punked

Well, better her than us, which is what it would be if she were to be elected VP. And the past 8 years have been one loooong prank call by George W. Bush, if you ask me. She actually thought the president of France would call her to shoot the breeze and plan a hunting trip. If she and her… Read the rest

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