I’d like to take this opportunity to warn any of you who might have missed the premiere of ABC’s new Commander in Chief last night to avoid this show at all costs. It was offensively bad. On so very many levels.
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Until further notice, the colors on this website will remain changed to reflect my mood. I’m more depressed and fearful of the future than I was in the catatonic days after 9/11. Trying to laugh (and cry) through comics at the coming reign of terror is the only thing keeping me sane.
The NYT has a good piece running on data mining voter information, and how to use the data in targetted campaigns.
The Congressional Budget Office is projecting “nearly $2.4 trillion in deficits over the next decade” based on the current course of the Bush administration and I’m wondering when republicans will stop using big-government-spending arguments against the democratic party.
Mail.app is starting to think that MoveOn is just sending me spam, and I’m starting to agree.
Feh. I watched the State of the Union tonight courtesy of C-SPAN. It makes me want to die.
The Dean campaign is has termed their Iowa campaign “The Perfect Storm.”
A thought or two on the finalists to the Bush in 30 Seconds “Funniest Ad,” “Best Youth Ad,” and “Best Animation” categories.
Googlewashing is becoming a problem. And the anti-Bush crowd is mostly to blame.
MoveOn screwed up big time in their recent email encouraging people to donate money to their Voter Fund.
Wow - that was huge for W. I think he’s been reading the dictionary.
There is apparently a live stream of Al Jazeera available.
This sucks. KCRW has become The Great Aggregation Station.
the day before war springtime is cold and lonely. when will people learn?
Donald Saari gave a great talk, and what made things even better was watching Tony get completely flustered when it became clear that Saari was familiar with Tony’s work on voting theory. Great statistic: 69% of elections can be expected…
The War Scholar Timeline, A military history timeline of war and conflict across the globe: 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1999. Wow….
From the Washington Post, more sidestepping by Ari Fleischer as he avoids answering whether ballistic fingerprinting would have aided in the search for the sniper; A Few Good Fingerprints: “As for George Bush, it’s not quite clear where he stands….
Pete Stark: “The questions before the members of this House and to all Americans are immense, but there are clear answers. America is not currently confronted by a genuine, proven, imminent threat from Iraq. The call for war is wrong.”And…
U.S. Pacifists Volunteer to Risk Own Lives in Baghdad: “While the Middle East braces for war, about three dozen self-described peaceniks will rotate into Iraq on renewable 10-day visas for as long as a threat exists.” This sounds rather naive….
Tara Sue Grubb is running for the Congress in North Carolina’s District 6. The interesting part about this though (aside from the fact that she’s representing the Libertarian Party), is the fact that her website is a weblog where she…