From the monthly archives: April 2007

A Parody Paradigm

On April 27, 2007 By

This is too funny. Fox News apparently is so desperate for right-wing drivel that they have resorted to reporting parody as actual news in an attempt to get the knuckle draggers to foam at the mouth. I’ve always thought the Fox News audience was basically the same demographic that continues to forward me wingnut laced hoax emails. Think I’ll go ahead and pen over the pencil on that theory…

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Tim Ryan in Columbus Saturday

On April 27, 2007 By

via PO who is hosting:

COLUMBUS ? U.S. Representative Tim Ryan will meet with Central Ohio Catholic leaders Saturday at the offices of ProgressOhio.org, 265 S. 3rd Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. He will hold a press availability at 11:30 a.m.

Rep. Ryan and other Catholic leaders at a Columbus Town Hall meeting on strategies to end the war in Iraq. The group will discuss how to mobilize Catholics around the state and encourage them to contact their congressional representatives and make their anti-war views known.

In Columbus, Eric McFadden, director of the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, […]

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How to Spell Irak…

On April 27, 2007 By

Awesome. From Dave at ProgreeOhio:

Strong American Schools is a nonpartisan public awareness and action campaign offering a voice to every American who supports ?ED in 08.? The goal is to ensure that the nation engages in a rigorous debate and to make education a top priority in the 2008 presidential election. They expect candidates to offer genuine leadership rather than empty rhetoric and tell voters how they intend to strengthen America?s schools so all students receive the education they deserve.

Take a minute and check out the site. Bloggers can get some buttons here.

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The first debate of the 2008 Presidential race is behind us. The Democrat side was represented by far too many people – so much so that the wide view made it hard to distinguish between the candidates. The flag backdrop was nice though:

The bottom line is this pretty much means nothing in the bigger picture. I didn’t see anything that happened that might shake up the current balance other than Edwards appearing to fade somewhat. The show of hands questions were idiotic. They should have limited the questions, but it had to be tough with such a large […]

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Oh Well

On April 27, 2007 By

…if you’re still up go to bed!

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Hmmm…wonder where all the talk of “mission creep” has gone? It is amazing to see the arguments used then and now and how dramatically they change given who is in the White House. (ht www.noiraqescalation.org)

McCain argues for troop withdrawal from Haiti:

McCain argues for troop withdrawal from Somalia:

Background and much, much more after the break…

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Related posts:

McCain Can?t Catch a Break

All McCain posts on PB

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Real life abortion

On April 26, 2007 By

A real life tale of one couple’s abortion. Presented without commentary, if only to provide balance to wingnuts who claim abortion is just about selfish, spoiled people who can’t be “inconvenienced” by a baby.

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McCain Can’t Catch a Break

On April 26, 2007 By

Most recent McCain gaffes (he should go pro) have him singing a song about dropping bombs on Iran and joking about giving Jon Stewart an IED as a gift from his shopping spree in Iraq. In case you’ve been sleeping in a cave for the last few years, an IED is an “improvised explosive device”. The kind currently being used to kill our troops in Iraq. HA HA HA HA!

HA!

I noticed the Stewart joke in this clip (first one). It was a nervous attempt to deflect the criticism that John knew was coming. A poor […]

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An 8 minute virtual throwdown:

…Goodnight and good luck

(ht Dave at ProgressOhio)

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Ah irony. [Breaths in deeply] That sweet smell resulting from those being caught completely unaware that the words they are blogging don’t actually have the intended effect, but instead reflect upon them in a most unfortunate way. Take a recent post by our favorite wingnut GOP talking point automaton boy Matt Naugle. Matt is upset because the Senate voted 32-0 to change outdated language referring to those with mental illness as “idiots, imbeciles, lunatics and insane persons”.

First off, the 32-0 vote should have clued Matty Boy in to the fact that he was dancing on that far […]

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