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  • The USAF Has To Re-Paint Its Trucks Because The F-35 Can’t Fly On Warm Fuel

    12/09/2014 10:47:29 AM PST · by Idaho_Cowboy · 90 replies
    Daily Caller via Yahoo ^ | December 9, 2014 | Staff
    After a year of several fleet-wide groundings for the F-35, the latest problem to plague the fifth-generation fighter is forcing the U.S. Air Force to revamp an entirely separate fleet to support the military’s most expensive plane yet. The F-35 can only fly on jet fuel under a certain temperature due to a range of heating issues attributed to the F-35B variant’s short takeoff and vertical landing engine. According to the USAF, the dark-green trucks that carry that fuel absorb too much heat from the sun to keep the planes in the sky.
  • Obama Gave Material Assistance To Our Taliban Enemy

    06/06/2014 6:04:20 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 37 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | June 6, 2014 | Investor's Business Daily
    National Security: Federal law prohibits any person — repeat, any person — from providing material assistance to terrorists, including human assets. But that's what the president did in releasing five Taliban commanders. When iconic interviewer David Frost asked former President Nixon about the legality of his actions in the Watergate affair, Nixon said "when the president does it, that means that it is not illegal." That's an attitude seemingly shared by the current occupant of the Oval Office. As former congressman and Afghanistan veteran Allen West points out, President Obama signed into law only months ago the National Defense Authorization...
  • Experts: HealthCare.gov fix needs more time, money

    11/22/2013 4:42:54 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 20 replies
    Administation Propaganda ^ | 11-21-13 | BREE FOWLER
    NEW YORK—Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledges. "It's going to cost a lot of tax dollars to get this done," says Bill Curtis, senior vice president and chief scientist at CAST, a French software analysis company with offices in the U.S. Curtis says programmers and systems analysts start fixing troubled websites by addressing the glitches they can see. But based on his analysis of the site, he believes the ongoing repairs are likely to reveal even deeper problems, making it tough to predict when all the site's...
  • Washington Post's Chris Cillizza Calls Mark Sanford 'Turd In Political Punch Bowl'

    04/03/2013 10:35:22 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 69 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    I find that the Washington Post's Chris Cillizza usually plays things pretty much down the middle, and subscribe to his Fix email blast. So it came as an unpleasant surprise to find in my inbox a little while ago a Cillizza email, linking to his current Fix column, tthat referred to Mark Sanford as "the turd in the political punch bowl." View the screengrab here.
  • Robert Reich: OBAMA IS BACK !!

    10/17/2012 8:35:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 10/17/2012 | Robert Reichhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    He’s back. Last night our president was articulate and forceful — in sharp contrast to his performance in the first presidential debate. He stated his beliefs. He defended his record. He told America where he wanted to take the nation in his second term. And he explained where Romney wanted to take us. For example: “Romney says he’s got a five-point plan. Governor Romney doesn’t have a five-point plan; he has a one-point plan. And that plan is to make sure that folks at the top play by a different set of rules. That’s been his philosophy in the private...
  • Politico reporter who covered Palin quits for Democratic Party job [Andy Barr]

    07/20/2011 5:34:01 PM PDT · by Al B. · 30 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | July 20, 2011 | Alex Pappas
    A Politico reporter who often penned stories about Sarah Palin and other Republicans has quit journalism to work with the Democratic Party in Arizona, sources tell The Daily Caller. That reporter, Andy Barr, has covered national politics for the publication since 2008. Barr leaving to help elect Democrats will likely fan the flames of critics who say Politico has a liberal bias. It’s not exactly clear what his new job duties are. Barr wouldn’t say, but told FishbowlDC, which first reported that Barr was leaving, that he left Politico on “very good terms.” That report said Barr, who is from...
  • Happy Birthday, Karl Rove

    12/24/2010 10:25:04 PM PST · by libh8er · 38 replies · 2+ views
    12.25.2010
    Wish you a happy, turdy blossomy 60th B'day -- from all your 'fans' at FR :)
  • A fly lands on President Barack Obama's face

    06/22/2010 1:31:08 PM PDT · by traumer · 82 replies · 2+ views
    A fly lands on President Barack Obama's face as he delivers remarks on the Affordable Care Act and the New Patients Bill of Rights, Tuesday, June 22, 2010, in the East Room of the White House in Washington.…
  • Jesse Ventura vs. Rep. Connie Mack

    The new message to commuters in Minneapolis: Hit a bicycle pedal instead of a gas pedal. Minneapolis is joining Denver in a new wave of cities in car-crazy America trying to cut down on obesity, traffic jams and air pollution with bike-sharing programs. It was debuting Nice Ride Minnesota on Thursday with 700 bicycles and 65 kiosks where riders can swipe a keycard, pick up a bike and go—making it one of the largest urban bike-sharing programs in the U.S. But it soon could be eclipsed by others elsewhere. Washington, D.C., plans to expand to Arlington, Va., this fall with...
  • War without end (BARF ALERT=American soldiers killing Afghan children)

    10/22/2009 8:35:02 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 11 replies · 445+ views
    War without end Gene Lyons One of the enduring oddities of American foreign policy debate is that asking the most obvious questions is all but forbidden. For example, how does Afghanistan pose a threat to the United States? Certainly not in any military sense. The impoverished, largely illiterate Afghans have no army apart from the one U.S. and NATO forces, with very limited success, are trying to train, no air force, no navy, no offensive military capacity whatsoever. From the U.S. perspective, Afghanistan is the absolute end of the earth. Indeed, it’s not a nation at all. The idea that...
  • [Lindsey] Graham has big goals: Senator concerned about debt, health care [wants to help Obama]

    06/12/2009 2:19:45 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies · 515+ views
    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham made a quick entrance and an even quicker exit at Monday’s Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce annual legislative luncheon. But it was his determination to get back to work, not a reluctance to speak his mind, that had him on such a tight schedule. In between his coming and going, Graham told his audience of his hopes for improvements in health care and his belief that average Americans have to make their opinions known to the people they elect. “What we get is the government we elect,” he said. “In Washington, we talk among ourselves, we...
  • VIDEO: Polishing a Turd (Yes, you can!)

    04/19/2009 11:21:53 PM PDT · by dayglored · 5 replies · 766+ views
    Discovery Channel website ^ | 4/19/2009 | MythBusters
    This is a 5-minute video of MythBusters learning, and demonstrating, the Japanese art of "dorodungo" -- how to take real animal poo, and with a lot of work, make a high-gloss ball a few inches in diameter. In other words, they show how to "polish a turd". The political implications of this process, especially with regard to how the media spin-meisters treat recent administration screw-ups and related events, were inescapable...
  • John McCain-Sarah Palin rift grows wider, as Sen. leaves former running mate off list of GOP stars

    04/14/2009 10:30:16 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 118 replies · 4,314+ views
    The New York Daily News ^ | 2009-04-14 | Olivia Smith
    Who's poised to lead the Republican party out of the woods? John McCain seems convinced that one GOP notable is not the person for the job, someone he's quite familiar with - his former running mate. On Monday's "Tonight Show," Jay Leno asked the Arizona Senator to name the new guiding lights of the Republican party, and McCain was quick to rattle off a list of "young, dynamic" governors around the country. Palin wasn't one of them. McCain singled out Lousisana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Florida Gov. Charlie Christ, Minnesota's Tim Pawlenty, and Mitt Romney, McCain's chief rival for the Republican...
  • Meghan McCain on Larry King: I am pro-Obama, pro-gay marriage, but against conservative bullies

    03/24/2009 10:26:55 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 107 replies · 4,303+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, March 24th 2009
    Sen. John McCain's daughter continued her all-out media tour with a stop on CNN's "Larry King Live" Tuesday night, voicing support for her father's campaign opponent, President Obama, but none for her Republican critics. Meghan McCain, a columnist for TheDailyBeast.com, also tried to take the high road after conservative radio host Laura Ingraham had joked about the 24 year-old's weight last week. "As far as I'm concerned with what's going on with Laura Ingraham, on my end, it's over," McCain told King. "There are nine million women in this country suffering from eating disorders. And I'm not going to be...
  • McCain/Feingold Part 2 - Launch Earmark Crusade

    01/07/2009 1:20:11 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 41 replies · 1,398+ views
    Roll Call ^ | 1-07-2009
    Sens. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Wednesday dusted off the reform mantle and formally launched their latest crusade: significantly curbing the use of earmarks in appropriations.
  • McCain to launch new PAC [to "help define the future of the GOP"]

    01/07/2009 10:12:00 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 196 replies · 4,196+ views
    WASHINGTON (CNN)—Arizona Senator John McCain is adopting a major 2008 campaign slogan for a new political action committee designed to support not only his own planned re-election run in two years, but help him put his stamp on the rebuilding of the Republican Party. The formation of the “Country First” PAC is to be announced Wednesday, two sources familiar with the plans tell CNN. One of the sources called it the “first official step” of the GOP Senator’s re-election campaign. McCain made it clear not long after losing the presidential election that he intended to seek re-election to the Senate...
  • The secret friendship of Hillary Clinton and John McCain

    12/24/2008 5:14:08 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 21 replies · 1,939+ views
    It's one of those things that sneaks up on you in politics, a sense of things happening not quite as you expected. It started in April when our Times colleague Louise Roug called with a quote from Sen. Hillary Clinton.
  • Familiar John McCain taking middle of road [massive barf]

    12/20/2008 10:12:21 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 38 replies · 1,501+ views
    The Yuma Sun, Yuma, Ariz. ^ | 2008-12-20 | Terry Ross
    Remember the John McCain that many Arizonans grew to like over the years - the one who stuck by his principles but was not politically dogmatic or doctrinaire, and instead tried to represent the interests of people in general? Well, that John McCain seems to be back after a long journey into the dark jungle of presidential politics where he seemed to veer from his familiar middle-of-the-road approach to politics - an approach that a lot of Arizonans prefer, based on their long support for him.
  • McCain discusses Irish visa issue [amnesty for illegal Irish]

    12/08/2008 9:10:51 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 50 replies · 40,427+ views
    Irish Times, Dublin, Ireland ^ | 2008-12-09 | Pat Flynn
    The undocumented Irish in the United States were discussed at Shannon airport last night when the Minister for Defence Willie O'Dea TD met former US Republican presidential candidate senator John McCain. After the meeting, Mr O'Dea said: "We met for about 40 minutes and it was very productive and cordial. Senator McCain has committed to raising the issue of the undocumented Irish with president-elect Obama on his return to the US." Mr McCain's aircraft made a refuelling stop at Shannon on his way back to the US after spending the past week on a regional tour with two other members...
  • Giuliani Hails Obama Presidency [RINO alert]

    12/07/2008 12:32:39 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 47 replies · 1,189+ views
    Sky News ^ | 2008-12-06 | Ian Woods
    Former Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani has told Sky News the election of Barack Obama will make America "an honest nation and not a hypocritical one". Even though Mr Giuliani became a supporter of John McCain after seeing his own bid for the presidency fail, he acknowledged the President-elect would improve his country's image abroad. Mr Giuliani, whose reputation was forged while he was mayor of New York, particularly at the time of the September 11 attacks, now gives lectures on leadership skills and is in the country attending the Leaders in London conference. He says Mr Obama has...
  • Reid to McCain: Don't Come Back to Capitol

    09/24/2008 2:26:41 PM PDT · by Chet 99 · 107 replies · 2,631+ views
    A Democrat tells ABC News that in a phone call late this afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., that it would NOT be helpful for him to come back to Washington, DC, to work on the Wall Street bailout bill. McCain this afternoon suspended his campaign and said he would skip the first presidential debate in order to return to Capitol Hill to work on the log jammed Bush administration legislation, which as of Wednesday afternoon was in peril. When contacted, the McCain campaign did not have any comment.
  • CNN's Cafferty: Not Voting Obama? You're a Racist!

    To show the empty "logic" that Jack Cafferty of CNN employs in his political commentary all one need do is check out his September 16 Political Ticker blog post on why the race for the White House is so tight in the polls. Reason: the country is filled with racists.
  • Flying piece of art causes museum chaos in Switzerland

    08/11/2008 2:45:53 PM PDT · by null and void · 87 replies · 137+ views
    breitbart ^ | Aug 11 03:26 PM US/Eastern
    A giant inflatable dog turd by American artist Paul McCarthy blew away from an exhibition in the garden of a Swiss museum, bringing down a power line and breaking a greenhouse window before it landed again, the museum said Monday. The art work, titled "Complex S(expletive..)", is the size of a house. The wind carried it 200 metres (yards) from the Paul Klee Centre in Berne before it fell back to Earth in the grounds of a children's home, said museum director Juri Steiner. The inflatable turd broke the window at the children's home when it blew away on the...
  • Hagel defends Obama from attacks

    07/27/2008 5:31:34 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 75 replies · 198+ views
    UPI ^ | 7/27/08
    WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., Sunday defended presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama from recent political attacks. Hagel said during an appearance on CBS's "Face the Nation" that U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the likely GOP nominee, was pushing the ethical envelope by questioning the Illinois senator's motivations for opposing the Iraq war. "I think John is treading on some very thin ground here when he impugns motives, when we start to get into, 'You're less patriotic than me' and 'I'm more patriotic.' I admire and respect John McCain; we talk often. John's better than...
  • Leader Losing It: Senate meltdown (Harry Reid)

    06/30/2008 8:37:44 PM PDT · by Utah Girl · 39 replies · 121+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 6/30/2008 | Mark Hemingway
    There was a remarkable exchange on the floor of the Senate this past Thursday between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. It offers pretty stunning evidence of how personally petty Reid is, as well as his penchant for defining “partisanship” as anything that keeps him from getting his way. The particulars here aren’t terribly important, but what happened was this: The Senate was voting on a Medicare bill bloated with new spending. The bill was also an attempt to prevent cuts in payment rates to doctors who treat seniors on Medicare, and Democrats wanted to...
  • A Four Star Tool; Generally Speaking

    03/28/2008 12:09:04 AM PDT · by Bobibutu · 1 replies · 186+ views
    melissapehle.com ^ | 26, March 2008 | Rich Carroll
    Richard Carroll asked my opinion of General Tony McPeak, and his current support of the far, Socialist-Left. He is co-chairman of Obama’s National Election Committee. I have been asked the same question by many others. Rich wrote this and asked for as much coverage as possible, so I am sending it to everyone on my list. I consider this a weak version of how I really feel about Wesley Clark, Tony McPeak, the traitor Army Generals, and the rest of their ilk who are supporting the far-left in this election. Most, if not all, waited until they thought there was...
  • Auburn nursing home toilets explode, setting off sprinklers (Washington state)

    02/26/2008 2:33:59 PM PST · by EveningStar · 43 replies · 521+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | February 26, 2008
    An employee of an Auburn nursing home called firefighters for help because the toilets were exploding with steam...
  • Fecal art: Artist exhibits slabs of human excrement at London gallery

    12/13/2007 9:38:37 PM PST · by camerakid400 · 35 replies · 165+ views
    CBC ^ | Dec 13 2007 | Raphael G. Satter
    LONDON - An artist is inviting Londoners to come face-to-face with the wretched labour of one of India's lowest castes - by filling an art gallery with 21 big blocks of human excrement. The monoliths are the brainchild of Santiago Sierra, whose previous work includes pumping a former German synagogue full of poisonous car exhaust (visitors wore gas masks) and an attempt to write the word "Submission" in giant, flaming letters near the U.S.-Mexico border. Elena Crippa, curator at the Lisson Gallery where the work is being displayed, said the Spanish-born artist's intention is to confront audiences with the horror...
  • Cure for killer bug - but there's a catch (Not for weak stomachs)

    10/30/2007 9:11:11 PM PDT · by april15Bendovr · 74 replies · 653+ views
    Scotsman ^ | Sun 14 Oct 2007 | KATE FOSTER
    Cure for killer bug - but there's a catch KATE FOSTER IN THE annals of medical history, this could go down as one of the most effective but stomach-churning treatments ever devised. Scientists seeking a cure for a deadly superbug have successfully treated patients using human faeces. Trials in a Scottish hospital have shown patients suffering from the Clostridium difficile bug can be cured using 'donor stool' administered via a tube through the nose into their stomach. Clostridium difficile was last week at the heart of a damning report into cleaning failures at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust...
  • Ron Paul: Highways claim more than 9/11 killed

    09/23/2007 10:47:55 AM PDT · by LdSentinal · 402 replies · 491+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 9/22/07 | Rick Pearson
    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul contends that the federal government has overreacted by limiting personal freedom in the wake of terrorist attacks six years ago, noting more people die on U.S. highways in less than a month’s time compared to the number who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. “We have been told that we have to give up our freedoms in order to be safe because terrorism is such a horrible event,” Paul said today to more than 1,000 supporters who attended a rally at a downtown Chicago hotel ballroom. “A lot fewer lives died on 9/11 than...
  • Senate passes pro-renewables energy bill

    06/21/2007 10:06:46 PM PDT · by TheDon · 37 replies · 1,012+ views
    WASHINGTON - The Senate passed an energy bill late Thursday that includes an increase in automobile fuel economy, new laws against energy price-gouging and a requirement for huge increases in the production of ethanol. ... The White House said the president would be urged to veto an energy bill that includes the price-gouging measure, arguing it amounts of price controls. The president also repeatedly has said he opposes Congress mandating a specific mileage number for auto fuel economy. Bush believes the Transportation Department should be given increased flexibility to set a standard. ... Republicans blocked a $32 billion tax package...
  • The Chavez Revolution Reshapes Venezuela

    06/01/2007 10:52:58 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 17 replies · 674+ views
    NPR ^ | May 25, 2007 | Juan Forero
    Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez is trying to bring what he calls a social revolution to his country. One of his most far-reaching experiments toward that goal is the institution of community councils, which could reshape the way government operates in Venezuela. Thousands of the councils have been formed nationwide, and they have made decisions on everything from trash collection to school construction. Chavez calls the councils the fifth engine in his campaign to transform the world's seventh-biggest oil exporter into a socialist state. At first glance, they may appear like neighborhood watch groups. But the councils have government funding, thanks...
  • Quote of the Day-----John Murtha (It's a doozy)

    02/16/2007 1:52:54 PM PST · by Dog · 486 replies · 14,630+ views
    'They won't be able to continue. They won't be able to do the deployment. They won't have the equipment, they don't have the training and they won't be able to do the work. There’s no question in my mind.” – John Murtha
  • Congressman Murtha Crafts Bill to Prevent Iraq Troop Deployments

    02/15/2007 4:20:41 PM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 41 replies · 1,064+ views
    FoxNews ^ | February 15, 2007 | Greg Simmons
    WASHINGTON — A powerful Democrat and Iraq war foe said he intends to introduce legislation in the coming weeks that would effectively end President Bush's plans to send 21,500 more troops into Iraq by setting limits on which troops can be sent. Using an unusual medium — a recorded interview posted on the Internet — Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., said his bill would prevent troops from being sent back to Iraq too soon or too poorly equipped. Troops being sent back to Iraq for another tour would have to stay in the United States at least one year before being...
  • Rep. Murtha Partners With MoveOn Against Troop Escalation in Iraq

    Last update: 2/14/2007 1:03:00 PM More Than 1200 Movie Night Events Nationwide Thursday Members Will Watch Film, "Ground Truth" and Petition Members of Congress WASHINGTON, Feb 14, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Congressman John Murtha will deliver a videotaped message to tens of thousands of MoveOn members across the country this Thursday night in an effort to help block President Bush's attempt to escalate his failed policy in Iraq. The action will coincide with the viewing of the new film, "The Ground Truth" -- a powerful documentary told through the eyes of veterans of the Iraq war. The movie reminds...
  • John Kerry Slams His Own Country At Davos

    01/28/2007 8:18:40 PM PST · by Screamname · 35 replies · 1,149+ views
    kxmb.com ^ | 1/28/2007 | kxmb.com
    John Kerry Slams His Own Country At Davos Jan 27 2007 7:52PM http://sayanythingblog.com/index.php Here’s John Kerry speaking while sitting just a few feet away from Mohammad Khatami, the former President of the Iranian terror state. Kerry was asked about whether the U.S. government had failed to adequately engage Iran’s government before the election of hard-liner Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2005. Kerry said the Bush administration has failed in addressing a number of foreign policy issues. “When we walk away from global warming, Kyoto, when we are irresponsibly slow in moving toward AIDS in Africa, when we don’t advance and live up...
  • Ted Kennedy goes berserk over mininum wage

    01/26/2007 7:15:31 PM PST · by zendari · 93 replies · 3,172+ views
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  • Olbermann's Latest Low: Will Cheney Christmas Card Mention Daughter Mary's Child?

    12/06/2006 6:20:51 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 58 replies · 2,938+ views
    I don't track Keith Olbermann's descents into mean-spirited bad taste systematically enough to definitively proclaim that he has charted a new low. Let's just say that he has once again indulged his proclivity to traffic for political purposes in the worst of ill-will.Readers will recall during that during the 2004 presidential campaign, both members of the Dem ticket went clumsily out of their way to alert voters to the fact that Dick and Lynne Cheney have a gay daughter, Mary. In that same mean spirit, on tonight's Countdown Olbermann acidly observed: "the Vice-President is about to become a grandfather for...
  • Bill Clinton Supports Dialogue With Iran

    12/07/2006 10:58:38 PM PST · by james500 · 50 replies · 861+ views
    AP via Newsday ^ | December 7, 2006, 11:59 PM EST | AP guy
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Former President Bill Clinton on Thursday endorsed the idea of talks with Iran and Syria to help ease the bloodletting in Iraq, saying it would also be in Tehran's interests. Clinton spoke in the Netherlands the day after the Iraq Study Group, a bipartisan panel that included senior officials from his administration, proposed engaging the two Middle Eastern countries -- and U.S. foes -- in the search for peace in Iraq.
  • Will You Guys Pull Your Man Dr. Phil Off the Air? PLEASE!

    08/08/2006 2:50:27 PM PDT · by say no to phil · 251 replies · 5,949+ views
    Another victim of senseless mod violence. When will it stop?
    <p>If you'll take your "conservative values" blowhard off the air, I promise to vote for whatever right winger gets nominated in 2008.</p> <p>This turd is embarrassing. It's the same thing every show. Some person with an onvious flaw -- so obvious the person themseles always recognize it -- gets paraded out and this phony, arrogant blowhard pretends to "fix" things. Who knows if anything gets fixed, but if it does, it has nothing to do with baldy.</p>
  • Cartoonist Ted Rall: "We Do Not Owe Our Liberties To The Military"

    02/03/2006 8:30:23 PM PST · by infoguy · 154 replies · 3,606+ views
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 3 February 2006 | Dave Pierre
    In an especially contentious exchange on this evening's Hannity and Colmes (Friday February 3, 2006), cantankerous cartoonist Ted Rall, a guest on the program, unbelievably declared, "We do not owe our liberties to the military." The topic was the recent Washington Post cartoon by Tom Toles that has outraged many. The cartoon prompted a letter to the editor (linked at Michelle Malkin) from the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who tagged the the work as "beyond tasteless." Needless to say, Rall (who himself has created bigoted trash in the past) defended Toles' cruel piece. Here's the relevant exchange (audiotape on file,...
  • There Is No God

    11/27/2005 6:32:15 AM PST · by machman · 553 replies · 8,819+ views
    National Public Radio ^ | 11/21/05 | Penn Jillette
    Morning Edition, November 21, 2005 · I believe that there is no God. I'm beyond Atheism. Atheism is not believing in God. Not believing in God is easy -- you can't prove a negative, so there's no work to do. You can't prove that there isn't an elephant inside the trunk of my car. You sure? How about now? Maybe he was just hiding before. Check again. Did I mention that my personal heartfelt definition of the word "elephant" includes mystery, order, goodness, love and a spare tire? So, anyone with a love for truth outside of herself has to...
  • Youth defends prize-winning Bush/Hitler art

    02/08/2005 1:35:58 PM PST · by got_moab? · 44 replies · 2,208+ views
    Providence Journal ^ | Tuesday, February 8, 2005 | MARK REYNOLDS
    Now on display at Alperts in Seekonk with other high school art, the student's work is causing some controversy. Jeffrey Eden devised his award-winning project less than 30 minutes after his high school art teacher asked him to express a thought or two in a three-dimensional way. The award-winning artwork by high school student Jeffrey Eden compares President Bush's war policies with Adolf Hitler's pillage of Europe. So, in the wake of last year's polarizing election and the war in Iraq, the 17-year-old built an abstract scene comparing President Bush's war policies with Adolf Hitler's pillage of Europe. The student's...
  • The United Trolls of ZOT!

    12/30/2004 8:49:57 PM PST · by cfhBAMA · 142 replies · 4,002+ views
    December 30, 2004 | Melanie
    <p>We hope Secretary of State Colin Powell was privately embarrassed when, two days into a catastrophic disaster that hit 12 of the world's poorer countries and will cost billions of dollars to meliorate, he held a press conference to say that America, the world's richest nation, would contribute $15 million. That's less than half of what Republicans plan to spend on the Bush inaugural festivities.</p>
  • A Zotting abuse of democracy!

    11/19/2004 9:31:12 AM PST · by Blister_H · 207 replies · 3,964+ views
    My mommy and daddy, and a team of ZOT experts at WWW.LOSER | November 19, 2004 | Blister Herzog, PEST expert
    <p>I feel ashamed that the republican were able to cheat once again? Is this democracy? I think not! I know, without a shadow of a doubt that the election was rigged, because there aren't enough idiot in this country to vote the god danged BUSH into office, ONCE, not to mention TWICE. We should pull together, and fight the oppression. FIGHT THE POWER, and the evil republicans, before it's too late, and we are relieved of all our precious rights. Soon we will all be imprisoned, and figuratively speaking, forced to finish our pees before we are aloud to leave the dinner table. For SHAME... SHAME ON THE US of A, a potentially fantastic country.</p>
  • Could Bush be elected again? (VANITY)

    11/10/2004 12:16:38 PM PST · by republicanbob1 · 196 replies · 3,025+ views
    Something I was thinking today. Could bush be elected again? I was thinking he was appointed by the Supreme Court in 2000 and this time he was elected. So technically he was only elected once. So could he run again? Im sure Bush wont run again Im not saying that at all. Just something I was curious about.
  • South Park - New Episode Tonight!

    10/27/2004 5:03:34 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 37 replies · 1,521+ views
    South Park Studios ^ | October 27, 2004
    New South Park Episode TONIGHT! 10:00 PM / 9 Central! See website for details!
  • 'Fahrenheit 9/11' Wins Palme D'Or Award at Cannes

    05/22/2004 11:35:03 AM PDT · by ralphie15 · 50 replies · 770+ views
    yahoo ^ | 05/22/04 | ?
    CANNES, France (Reuters) - Michael Moore (news)'s controversial anti-Bush documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" won the Palme d'Or best film award at the Cannes film festival (news - web sites) on Saturday.
  • Kerry and Football?

    02/29/2004 11:02:39 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 42 replies · 434+ views
    Al-Reuters ^ | 2/28/04 | Al-Reuters
    What's up with all these Kerry football throwing pics?
  • ZOT: Don't Kill Our Hero

    05/08/2003 5:33:58 AM PDT · by why cant we be friends · 53 replies · 23,686+ views