From the daily archives: Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Good Kilroy ad

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Oh. My. God. These guys just linked to a story from the National Enquirer in order to continue perpetuating the “Strickland is Gay” libel.

These guys are now so unrelevant I think I’m going to remove their feed from my aggregator.

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Yee Haw!

–AZ-Sen: Jon Kyl
–AZ-01: Rick Renzi
–AZ-05: J.D. Hayworth
–CA-04: John Doolittle
–CA-11: Richard Pombo
–CA-50: Brian Bilbray

–CO-04: Marilyn Musgrave
–CO-05: Doug Lamborn
–CO-07: Rick O’Donnell
–CT-04: Christopher Shays
–FL-13: Vernon Buchanan
–FL-16: Joe Negron

–FL-22: Clay Shaw
–ID-01: Bill Sali
–IL-06: Peter Roskam
–IL-10: Mark Kirk
–IL-14: Dennis Hastert
–IN-02: Chris Chocola

–IN-08: John Hostettler
–IA-01: Mike […]

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Why stem cell research matters

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I wrote this post yesterday, but had decided to hold it until today. In the interim, the blogosphere has absolutely blown up with this ad, and Rush Limbaugh’s terrible “he’s acting” slur.

The choice is discarding extra embryos from IVF procedures, or using them to conduct research that might lead to a cure for terrible diseases like Parkinson’s, which affects 1.5 million Americans. Like my late grandmother.

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Apparently, US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has become a dirty hippie.

U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said Tuesday he believes some of the U.S. actions in its war on terror have done damage to the image of the United States abroad, particularly its commitment to the rule of law.

Whatwhatwhat? I thought even mentioning that our actions are having a negative influence on how the world views us made someone a part of the “blame America first” crowd. And a card-carrying Communist, too.

But wait, there’s more!

“The notion that the United States does not […]

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The?Blackwell campaign staffer’s mom who filed a challenge against?Strickland’s?eligibility to vote has asked to have her complaint dismissed, According to?a recent AP story.Refreshing story, actually.

But it gets funny in the last paragraph where the?Blackwell campaign gets defensive?about things no one even?accused them of:?

“LoParo said the campaign didn’t recruit Long. He also said the campaign didn’t put Long in touch with another of her lawyers, Heather Heidelbaugh of Pittsburgh, who worked as legal counsel for President Bush’s re-election campaign in Pennsylvania.”

Anyone feeling guilty?

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There are two things that are always funny:

Talkin’ like a Pii-rate


Anything Bush says.


Here’s the president talking about Ken Blackwell (a-la Woodward) translated into pirate-speak:

“At 2:43 a.m., someone noted that Bush was ahead in th’ popular vote nationwide, promptin’ th’ President t’ sneer, “If th’ popular vote made it, I wouldna be here.”

Th’ campaign was left t’ anxiously wait fer a statement from Kenneth Blackwell, a former black power student leader who had morphed into Ohio’s gadfly Republican firs’ mate o’ state.

“I be th’ President o’ th’ United States,” Bush fumed, “waitin’ […]

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