From the daily archives: Wednesday, June 20, 2007

I forgot to send this in to the Hillary Clinton campaign song contest. I think it’s about right:

Sabbath circa 1970.

Politicians hide themselves away.
They only started the war.
Why should they go out to fight?
They leave that role to the poor, yeah.

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My, my. The things that turn up in Google. Bill have something he wants to share with us all?


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I like Mike Bloomberg. I voted for him when I lived in NY- even though he ran as a Republican.

So… Initially I was very happy to hear that Mike B. was leaving the GOP and turning independent.

With an increasingly cacophonous buzz that he’s contemplating an independent run for president despite public pleas to the contrary, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg took a clear step toward that third-party bid on Tuesday by changing his party registration from Republican to “unaffiliated.”

My only concern is that, as an independent, Mike could draw away some votes from Democrats given […]

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Tomorrow at 11am Cliff Arnebeck will hold a press conference in which he’ll put the Ohio Chamber of Commerce and Bill Todd (Big Head Todd to us) and his monsters on notice. From the release:

COLUMBUS ? Ohio public interest attorney Cliff Arnebeck will hold a press conference, at 11 a.m. on Thursday June 21, 2007 at his law office at 1000 East Main St., Suite 102, Columbus, Ohio 43205.

Arnebeck will release and discuss a document to formally put the Ohio Chamber of Commerce on notice to maintain all records related to Ohio Supreme Court campaigns and related […]

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The LA Times did a great piece this week about

Labeled “a conservative encyclopedia you can trust”, Conservapedia is basically a christian homeschool history teacher’s equivalent to the creation museum.

The LA Times article bashes the site for its poor grammar and spelling as well as for its crazy, biased entries like:

the Pleistocene Epoch “a theorized period of time” ? a theory contradicted, according to the entry, by “multiple lines of evidence” indicating that the Earth is less than 10,000 years old, as described in the Book of Genesis.

Environmentalists “people who profess concern about […]

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