From the daily archives: Thursday, January 24, 2008

John Edwards Movie Trailer (Video)

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I hear this is playing on TV in South Carolina. Not bad. Not bad at all. Old boy could well get 2nd in SC.

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Great cartoon by one of my favorites, Matt Bors:

(click here to view) Matt Bors
Village Voice, Cleveland Free ?
Jan 23, 2008

You should check out his stuff (that CREAM tees is a favorite of some)

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First – there be some language in these songs. So check yoself before you wreck yoself.

Second, this might be the greatest song/video combo ever: it’s OBD’s “Gimme My Money”. (Or maybe I’m biased because I do a mean ODB impersonation, and it makes my wife giggle.)

More after the jump.

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It seems Saudi Arabia has decided to grant women the privilege* of driving, but it’s not as well-intentioned as it might seem.

Saudi Arabia is to lift its ban on women drivers in an attempt to stem a rising suffragette-style movement in the deeply conservative state.

Government officials have confirmed the landmark decision and plan to issue a decree by the end of the year.

The move is designed to forestall campaigns for greater freedom by women, which have recently included protesters driving cars through the Islamic state in defiance of a threat of detention and loss of livelihoods.


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I posted yesterday about a project undertaken by the The Center for Public Integrity that involved building a database of speeches, briefings, interviews, testimony, etc. of key Bush administration officials following 9/11 and leading up to the war in Iraq.

Today I started playing with the database and all I can say is WOW! Looking at all of this in one place really gives you a new understanding of the scope of the Bush administration’s well-organized manipulation of the facts leading up to the war in Iraq.

For example, a search for the word Evil returns 85 results […]

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