From the daily archives: Saturday, May 31, 2008


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I wish I had something cogent to say to this, but I just don’t. I’m literally left speechless.

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I started watching the DNC rules committee meeting this morning.

Then I went fishing.

I came back and watched some more.

Went to band practice.

Came back and the committee was at “lunch”.

So I watered my lawn. Pulled some weeds. Made dinner. etc.

Then they came back and voted.

And now it’s FINALLY over.

The committee basically agreed to seat all of the delegates from both Florida and Michigan and only give them half a vote.

Things I learned from watching this today:

1. Harold Ickes is a total tool. Not only was he a dick to every pro-obama […]

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This is madness.

Howard Dean may hope that the “healing will begin today,” but two blocks away from the northwest Washington Marriott where the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Committee is meeting right now to try to figure out Florida and Michigan, the Hillary protesters are occupying an utterly alternate (and healing-free) universe: a universe in which one of the big lawn rally’s speakers yells that the Democratic Party no longer is in the business of “promoting equality and fairness for all”; in which a Hillary supporter with two poodles shouts, “Howard Dean is a leftist freak!”; in which a […]

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This is so bizarre, I almost can’t believe it’s true. The SITE Intelligence Group (who monitors terrorist communications as a service) released a report that – allegedly – said the following image was created as part of a pro-terror video.

Media reports: “The SITE Intelligence Group said that the image, showing a ruined Capitol Building in Washington, was created by extremists as part of discussions about the feasibility of nuclear strikes against the US and Britain.” In reality, it’s a bit of concept art from the upcoming Fallout 3 – a game I’m quite looking […]

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On this day in 1759 Pennsylvania lawmakers passed a law banning the performance of all plays.

“The law was adopted in response to pressure from religious groups, particularly Baptists, who found theatrical performances immoral.”

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