June 2009

why is obama defending zelaya?

June 29, 2009 // 11 Comments

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On principle, he asserts, but why say anything? The ousted Honduran president is allied with Chavez and Castro, and his departure should be quietly welcomed by the U.S. administration. Hell, Zelaya’s own political party wonders if he’s [...]

thugs on patrol

June 28, 2009 // 5 Comments

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The BIG question going forward: Should the U.S. engage an outlaw government, and if so, do we risk legitimizing a fragile [...]

you can’t spell obsequious without IOU

June 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

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Deep in the bowels of the Reagan White House, the future chief justice of the Supreme Court argued against co-opting the dignity of the office. It’s refreshing to see a public official stand up against corporate interests — seriously. [...]

if only neda had been named oprah

June 28, 2009 // 3 Comments

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Sorry, Iranian reformers, but we’ve moved on. Cap’n Crunch is dead, and we can only handle one big story at a time. And don’t bore us with arguments about relevance and freedom — we’ve lost the man who wrote [...]

he would’ve defeated global warming

June 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

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For those who take Deepak Chopra seriously — what the hell is wrong with you? For those on the fence, here’s conclusive evidence that the motivational speaker/spiritualist is nothing more than a cheesy opportunist. Writing on The [...]

a dirge too far

June 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

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A punk-ass bitch who beat up a woman is among those paying tribute to a grown man who shared his bed with other people’s [...]

sign of the apocalypse du jour

June 26, 2009 // 1 Comment

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A movie directed by Michael Bay sets a new box office record. The vision: Producer Don Murphy was planning a G.I. Joe film adaptation, but when the United States took part in the invasion of Iraq in March 2003, Hasbro suggested adapting the [...]