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  •  Using the Troops, once agains (4.00)

  •  The reviews are in, and Shrub's Veteran's Day STUNT made people sick.  They even went out of their way to compare the stunt to the "mission accomplished" banner.

  •  This is actual, unretouched art work from CNN!!!  They actually made a slide of Cheney slithering under under his rock!!!! YEAH HOOOO!!  Lou and Co. almost called him the Sheriff of Nottingham!!!!

  •  Scalito listing 10 degrees!!

  •  Yet another FRIST Flop from `da Tele-doctor


    •  A new low indeed! (4.00)
      After the Veterans' Day debacle, you'd almost think the Democrats had moles in the White House.  Can they get Bush to make any more an ass of himself?

      "The state has no place in the bedrooms of the nation." - Pierre Trudeau

      by fishhead on Sat Nov 12, 2005 at 09:32:01 PM PST

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    •  diggin the artwork an da batcave! (none)
    •  This Vet's Day was particularly disgraceful (4.00)
      Worst abuse since Smirk & Sneer seized power.

      It's not just that this admin is shameless or tone deaf, but that they continue to treat Iraq (and any vet-related issue) like their personal bone. They just have no connection or even interest in people outside the little bubble of self-promotion. They've run out of rationales and are back at GO, so of course it's about the flag.

      I've joined with the veterans groups to call on Congress to protect the flag of the United States in the Constitution of the United States. (Applause.) In June, the House of Representatives voted for a constitutional amendment to ban flag desecration. I urge the United States Senate to pass this important amendment. At this hour, a new generation of Americans is defending our flag and our freedom in the first war of the 21st century. (Applause.)(GBW 11/11/05)

      Here's Public Enemy Number One defacing a flag and showing aspiring traitors how it's done:

      Flag Defacer at

      •  Holy shit! He's signing a flag?!?!?!?!?! (4.00)
        Doesn't he know!?!?!? Oh... right....
        •  holy shit! I almost missed that! (none)
          •  George H. w. Bush (Bush the less stupid)... (none)
            ...ate a flag at least once.  It was a layer cake, decorated as the flag.  Somebody, maybe 'beautiful mind Barbara', cut it up, and a bunch of Bushes and Shrubs chewed it up and swallowed it.

            We're all pretty crazy some way or other; some of us just hide it better.

            by david78209 on Sun Nov 13, 2005 at 08:39:07 AM PST

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          •  About burning the flag (none)
            I was watching one of the military channels, and they were training soldiers who were about to go into I think Afghanistan. This episode was how to engage armed, hostile crowds, and one of them was carrying a burning flag.  

            Not a replica or a plain piece of burning cloth but an actual flag.  Why is it only if you are a republican (I mean patriot) that you can burn a flag.  

            I know they will argue that this was a training exercise designed to simulate the real thing and to stir up the emotions of the soldiers, but gimme a break.

            If burning the flag is so despicable I don't see how we would do it even in a real training exercise. That would be like simulating death around you by actually killing civilians. If that is overly simplistic, then so is saying that only the enemy burns the flag. Burning the flag is also one of the most symbolic forms of dissent (imo).  

        •  Don't forget (none)

          The Republican Party: Redefining Oppression for the 21st Century

          by daveriegel on Sun Nov 13, 2005 at 08:37:45 AM PST

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      •  Man Oh Man? (none)
        Where the hell Is Orin Hatch when you need him?

        It's out "There" just OPEN your eyes.

        by Clzwld on Sun Nov 13, 2005 at 12:37:15 PM PST

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    •  omg (4.00)
      "Don't blame me"

      i haven't laughed so much since, well... those hallowe'en pix.

      -7.00,-7.74 No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices. -- Edward R Murrow

      by subtropolis on Sat Nov 12, 2005 at 11:48:39 PM PST

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