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The tawdry attempt by the McCain campaign to fabricate a terrorist link between Senator Obama, and Professor William Ayers, was a failure.  It did open the gate for wider examinations of the candidates' past associations. This isn't good news for John Sidney McCain III.

Shall we first examine his ties to organized crime, or the Ku Klux Klan?  This started with terrorist accusations, so let's look at McCain's work with the Klan and death squads. We can go into his Mob connections anytime.

The umbrella group, is the "World Anti-Communist League," (WACL) founded in 1966 by Chiang Kai-shek. It was common in the 1950s and 1960s to hear John Birch Society members and other fringe-right characters ranting about "Unleashing Chiang Kai-Shek." Chairman Mao's army had chased Chiang's forces to the sanctuary of the island of Formosa, which we now know as Taiwan. Had General Chiang been "unleashed," the Red army would have made short work of him.

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When we have a dispute with a landlord or service provider, we can place payment into an escrow account. The money is encumbered and reserved for payment to the adversarial party, on completion of all court actions. Unless they lose. Then, they are out that payment.

President Junior, has decided to force the issue. The telcoms do not currently have immunity, and we have standing to proceed against them in court. Here's the key, from the Reuters story:

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Sat Jan 26, 2008 at 01:32 PM PST

Mike Doonesbury Confronts Skids

by MadCityRag

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Will this charcter be used again? As the boomers gray and the economy sinks, Boomers will become the old hippies and bikers who didn't have a 401K or a nest egg. Skids looks like the next generation of Kentucky Colonel that might be hanging out with a militia group, or being used in a drug deal by Uncle Duke.

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What should Skids do?

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It's hard to imagine the White House scraping any lower to find a replacement for Karl Rove.  They hired Barry Jackson, an admitted burglar.

1n 1987, I owned half interest in a provincial small-town paper, and half-interest in a national lefty tabloid.  It was in the pages of Zenger, "The nation's underground newspaper," that Barry Jackson was first exposed as a burglar.

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Yikes.  I didn't hear about this before.  How did tyhis not get spotted by someone in MN and posted, somewhere?

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On Aug. 8 Craig pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct. A 10-day sentence was stayed, but he received a year probation and paid more than $500 in fines and fees, Roll Call writes.

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When Congress drags WH staff in to testify, they should be sure to get the weasels in the woodwork.

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