General “MisleadUs” Doesn’t Quite Have the Same Ring

Turns out another body counter seems to have a problem with General Petraeus’ numbers and graphs. This time its those derned liberals in the Pentagon – Think Progress has the full story and – uhm, how do you say it civilly – the “contradictory” graphs. Also, and even...

The Right’s Need for Ahmadinejad

I’ve posted previously on how counterproductive the Right’s actions toward Iran, and especially it’s hardline leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, are. With their wingnuttery on high boil today, one can only draw the conclusion that they really want to keep this guy around. How else to justify...

AG Ficus Update

In a previous post, Mick came up with what I believe to be the perfect candidate for the position of new US Attorney General: a potted plant. In comments, yours truly suggested the law school @ Regent University as particularly fertile ground to find a suitable shrub. Besides, I’m pretty sure Regent...

Slacker Friday: Lipstick On A Pig

After the fold, various tidbits from around the interwebs William K. Wolfrum modestly outlines the US military’s new image-buffing promotional strategy intended to counter ongoing recruiting woes, the dishonourable shilling unfair maligning of a...

AG Appointment; How Low Can You Go?

Look, I am not an old man, but at 38 years of age I still can remember a time when people of opposing political philosophies could still be civil. I know there was a time when every single photo op, media appearance or newspaper quote was not an overt attempt to shill for an extreme ideology. I do remember...

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