Monthly Archives: March 2006

A little early for April Fool’s jokes…

…but what the heck. Salon.com’s “Bradsheet” is worth a look. Yes, that’s BRADsheet…as in Brad Pitt. They’ve turned their women’s-issues blog, Broadsheet, into a Brad-blog for one day only. And the results are a hoot: Why Brad? Because he is … Continue reading

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Everything’s coming up roses for Helen Thomas!

And it couldn’t happen to a nicer, more deserving lady:

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Fat Tony’s “Vaffanculo” moment has consequences for the wrong person

It’s always so lovely to see when church authorities have their priorities straight. Take, for example, the case of a freelance photographer working for a diocesan newspaper and SCOTUS judge Antonin “Fat Tony Vaffanculo” Scalia: A freelance photographer has been … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: March of the Penguins, Venezuelan style

Marching “socialist” penguins herald the opening of the Latin American Free Software Installation Fair, promoting the use of Linux over Microsoft. Events are being held all over Latin America; this one’s in Caracas.

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Quotable: Stirling Newberry on Andy Card’s burnout

“Andy Card kept more of his own sense of self than most people who can survive George W. Bush, who is roughly like handling a psychotic homocidal maniac, in that the slightest peeve or tick is enough to get someone … Continue reading

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9-11 Truth movement comes to Caracas!

Looks like Hugo Chavez’s weekly talk show, Alo Presidente, could get mighty interesting, mighty soon: Billionaire philanthropist Jimmy Walter and WTC survivor William Rodriguez this week embarked on a groundbreaking trip to Caracas Venezuela in which they met with with … Continue reading

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Hooters Air goes tits-up

Well, we could see this coming from waaaay off in the distance. Just like a cheap pair of silicone boobies…

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Okay, this really fucking pisses me off…

Pardon the indelicate and unladylike language, but when you see what follows, I’m sure you’ll agree with me for using it: Possibly even more earsplitting than the chatter about Katie Couric’s plans to leave her post at NBC’s “Today” show … Continue reading

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Charles Taylor gets bundled off home

Will Pat Robertson’s favorite strong-armed dictator finally face justice in Liberia? Looks like it… A plane carrying exiled former Liberian president and war crimes suspect Charles Taylor has arrived in his home country from Nigeria. He was put on a … Continue reading

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Bolivia says bye to the IMF

Well, this has got to be a foregone conclusion: Bolivia looks about set to kick the IMF to the curb for good. Here are some of the damning bits: The track record of the Fund’s involvement in Bolivia over the … Continue reading

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