From the daily archives: Thursday, February 2, 2006

First there was this. Now there’s this (via OH02 and Roll Call):

House Republicans are taking a mulligan on the first ballot for Majority Leader. The first count showed more votes cast than Republicans present at the Conference meeting.

I swear you couldn’t make shit up as good…Are we having fun yet??

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Update: Scott at Word of Mouth has taken this and milked it of every single ounce of comedic value. LMAO!

Tonight I ask you to pass legislation to prohibit the most egregious abuses of medical research: human cloning in all its forms, creating or implanting embryos for experiments, creating human-animal hybrids, and buying, selling, or patenting human embryos. Human life is a gift from our Creator — and that gift should never be discarded, devalued or put up for sale.

– George W. Bush in his State of the Union Address, 2006

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NRA Annual Irony Award

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The NRA gave out it’s Annual Irony Award recently by honoring the officer who shot the guy who shot that rockstar guy at Alrosa:

The National Rifle Association has named Officer James D. Niggemeyer, of the Columbus (Ohio) Division of Police, as its 2005 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Officer Niggemeyer was one of several officers who responded to a violent, chaotic situation on the night of December 8, 2004. A little after 10:00 p.m., 911 operators began receiving multiple panic-stricken calls from a local nightclub. During a concert, a man had rushed the stage and fired shots […]

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