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The following entries were written in the Politics category:

Commander in Chief

Posted on September 28th, 2005 07:49 PM | Comments (1) | Pings (0)

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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Bleak Outlook

Posted on November 3rd, 2004 12:51 PM | Comments (2) | Pings (0)

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.

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Voter Data

Posted on February 25th, 2004 12:08 PM | Comments (1) | Pings (0)

The NYT has a good piece running on data mining voter information, and how to use the data in targetted campaigns.

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Deficit Spending

Posted on January 27th, 2004 11:34 AM | Comments (5) | Pings (0)

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.

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Posted on January 26th, 2004 08:51 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (0) is starting to think that MoveOn is just sending me spam, and I’m starting to agree.

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Posted on January 21st, 2004 11:50 PM | Comments (2) | Pings (0)

Feh. I watched the State of the Union tonight courtesy of C-SPAN. It makes me want to die.

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Posted on January 11th, 2004 05:05 PM | Comments (1) | Pings (0)

The Dean campaign is has termed their Iowa campaign “The Perfect Storm.”

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30 Seconds

Posted on January 8th, 2004 08:10 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

A thought or two on the finalists to the Bush in 30 Seconds “Funniest Ad,” “Best Youth Ad,” and “Best Animation” categories.

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Stop It!

Posted on December 20th, 2003 12:18 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (2)

Googlewashing is becoming a problem. And the anti-Bush crowd is mostly to blame.

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Posted on December 9th, 2003 11:40 AM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

MoveOn screwed up big time in their recent email encouraging people to donate money to their Voter Fund.

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Posted on April 8th, 2003 06:29 AM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

Wow - that was huge for W. I think he’s been reading the dictionary.

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Al Jazeera

Posted on March 24th, 2003 12:47 AM | Comments (1) | Pings (0)

There is apparently a live stream of Al Jazeera available.

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War coverage

Posted on March 21st, 2003 06:42 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

This sucks. KCRW has become The Great Aggregation Station.

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Posted on March 19th, 2003 07:49 PM | Comments (1) | Pings (0)

the day before war springtime is cold and lonely. when will people learn?

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Posted on November 8th, 2002 01:57 AM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

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…

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Posted on October 19th, 2002 10:33 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

The War Scholar Timeline, A military history timeline of war and conflict across the globe: 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1999. Wow….

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Avoiding the Issue

Posted on October 19th, 2002 10:14 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

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….

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Posted on October 12th, 2002 04:33 AM | Comments (1) | Pings (0)

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…

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To Iraq

Posted on October 1st, 2002 04:32 PM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

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….

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Libertarian Blog

Posted on August 31st, 2002 02:11 AM | Comments (0) | Pings (0)

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…

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