Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dickweeds of the Decade

Crappy New Year, everyone! I have a year-end confession to make: When I was a kid, going strictly by what the talking heads on the teevee said, I fully expected the 2000s to be awesome, full of glorious futuristic things … Continue reading

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Espionage Act: a muzzle for dissent, says Robert Meeropol

Video in two parts; click through for the second.Democracy Now interviews Robert Meeropol, the younger of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg’s two sons, who criticizes the forthcoming prosecution of Julian Assange under the same 1917 Espionage Act that resulted in the … Continue reading

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Oh gag me, part troisième

Well, well, well. What have we here? Another photo from Carlos Andrés Pérez’s funeral?This pic was tweeted by Carlchucho. He writes: “For those who say a democrat died: At the funeral of CAP, Daniel Romero, Carmona’s attorney general.” Daniel Romero … Continue reading

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Oh gag me, part deuxième

Can you believe this? Even in death, Carlos Andrés Pérez is the stuff of bad soap opera. Courtesy of the indefatigable Cort G., this landed in my e-mail today: MIAMI (AP) — A judge has delayed the burial of former … Continue reading

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Oh, gag me with a meat cleaver!

I know you’re not supposed to speak ill of the dead, but I think that’s ridiculous. Do we not speak ill of Hitler and Stalin all the time? There are some people to whom one owes not even token posthumous … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex Tricks: The ultimate stupid sex trick

It’s called “bang bang, you’re dead”. A probable cause arrest affidavit filed in Canadian County states Arthur Sedille told investigators he and his wife often engaged in sexual fantasy involving a gun.Arthur Sedille told police he took a handgun from … Continue reading

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Witnesses of Jehovah

An hour-long documentary that takes a look at the secretive, highly profitable Watchtower Society from within. Ex-JWs and former members of the governing body reveal the Orwellian cult’s dirty secrets–among them, an Elmer Gantry-like leader who ruled from 1917 into … Continue reading

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Quotable: Christopher Beam on libertarianism

“It’s no coincidence that most libertarians discover the philosophy as teenagers. At best, libertarianism means pursuing your own self-interest, as long as you don’t hurt anyone else. At worst, as in Ayn Rand’s teachings, it’s an explicit celebration of narcissism. … Continue reading

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Collateral Murder: The aftermath in Baghdad

Two unembedded reporters for Big Noise Films were in Baghdad–coincidentally, the day after the notorious Collateral Murder shootings occurred (and were caught on camera by the helicopter gunships doing the firing.) They prove conclusively that everything the US government has … Continue reading

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The last flight of Yuri Gagarin

The first man in space was a Russian cosmonaut. He made history in 1961 with just under 90 minutes in orbit, in which he circled the Earth once, and consolidated the Soviet Union’s post-Sputnik position as leader in the Space … Continue reading

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