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Politics

It is always black or white with Bush

This is an excerpt from the press con­fer­ence Bush held this very morn­ing, clipped from an Asso­ci­at­ed Press report. On anoth­er for­eign pol­i­cy issue, Bush shot back at crit­ics who sug­gest his diplo­mat­ic approach to North Korea is allow­ing the com­mu­nist regime to expand its nuclear pro­gram. “If diplo­ma­cy is the wrong approach, I guess […]

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Politics Rants

George Bush Lied

I’ve just fin­ished read­ing the Memo­r­i­al Day edi­to­r­i­al from the Min­neapo­lis Star Tri­bune. You should read it, too. [Update: The orig­i­nal Strib edi­to­r­i­al is now behind their paid archive, but I post­ed the full text below.] First off, kudos to a major news orga­ni­za­tion for hav­ing the will to do this, and on Memo­r­i­al Day, […]

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Culture

Sith

Tiffany and I went to see Star Wars Episode III: The Revenge of the Sith Sun­day, thanks to the mag­na­nim­i­ty of Grand­ma. I was sort of ambiva­lent about going to see it, prob­a­bly because the pre­vi­ous two movies (Episode I: Anakin the Gol­ly Gee Boy and Episode II: Attack of the Wood­en Lovers) were so […]

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Culture

The littlest mistakes cost you (plus having Producers on your side helps)

Last night was the sea­son end­ing episode of The Amaz­ing Race on CBS. Amber and Rob did not win, they came in sec­ond behind Uchen­na and Joyce. As with every final episode, it came down to the last leg, and the small­est lit­tle thing. Rob and Amber looked like they had it sewn up. They […]