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Month: November 2007

Coffee War

Coffee War

While surfing around last night checking out Chuck Prophet’s MySpace pages (yes, he has two.  I don’t know why.)  I found this twisted Photoshop montage based on the famous Eddie Adams Vietnam War photo. Kind of gives a whole new meaning to “a shot of espresso.”  It was posted on Chuck Prophet’s page by some guy named Mike. Go see Chuck tomorrow night at The Tractor Tavern if you can.

Thanks

Thanks

I read an article today that laid out a grossly offensive offer of “support” to our troops. “Thank you for defending us in Iraq,” it read very simply. Defending us. You and me? That single sentence is so full of inflammatory bullshit that it should receive immediate dismissal. But I also believe that to allow idiots like this to define the gratitude we feel for the people serving in our armed forces is to invite the assumption that we’re against…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Johnny Dowd

Happy Thanksgiving from Johnny Dowd

Thank you Lord Oh thank you for the hurricane I see your boundless love In the faces etched with pain Thank you Lord Oh thank you for the memories of the ark You are the shining light we see When we’re drowning in the dark Thank you Lord for Jesus And the rope from which he hung And thank you for the cross Upon which they nailed your son Thank you thank you for our leaders With their blind and…

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What Did He Know and When Did He Know it?

What Did He Know and When Did He Know it?

Just as you suspected and knew all along, President Bush knew about the outing of Valerie Plame before it happened. How did he know?  Because he planned it with Dick Cheney. How do we know they did it? Their former humble servant Scott McClellan says so: In an excerpt from his forthcoming book, McClellan recounts the 2003 news conference in which he told reporters that aides Karl Rove and I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby were “not involved” in the leak involving…

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The Green Fairy

The Green Fairy

Drink some today, if you can find some. Oscar Wilde said:  “After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see them as they are not. Finally you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world.” Albert Maignan painted it. Find out more in this New York Times article. This site lists all that is currently available in the U.S. and has some photos of…

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