Saturday, November 3, 2007

Kucinich says he will force House vote on Cheney impeachment

Rep. Dennis Kucinich announced he would move to force a House vote next week on his resolution calling for the impeachment of Vice President Dick Cheney. “The momentum is building for impeachment,” Kucinich said. “Millions of citizens across the nation are demanding Congress rein in the Vice President's abuse of power."

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The US dollar is now worth 93 cents Canadian, lowest since the Civil War

The rising level has benefited Canadian consumers booking U.S. vacations to the sunny south and cross-border shoppers flocking to U.S. border cities looking for bargains on everything from auto parts to CD's, shoes and clothes.

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Winds of War: Bush Budget Plans for Iran Attack

According to mewsMax.com, the Department of Defense has requested – though quietly – additional funds to retrofit B-2 Stealth bombers so they can carry a 30,000-pound “bunker buster” bomb.

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Bush's Pal Suspends Constitution, Declares Martial Law, Test for U.S.?

A president with declining popularity. Court rulings challenging presidential actions. Opposition voices growing louder. Personal freedoms crushed in the name of the war on terror. Rumors of secret arrests and coming martial law.

Sound like the U.S.? Actually, it's Pakistan, but the similarities are startling. George W. Bush's political ally, Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf ordered Martial Law in Pakistan on Saturday, suspending the country's constitution, the judicial system, cutting phone lines and blocking news transmissions.

While the White House had been asking Musharraf not to declare martial law for the past week, one has to wonder if Bush is sitting up in his chair watching how this unfolds. After all, Musharraf seems to have learned a thing or two from watching W.

Seven Pakistan Supreme Court justices refused the declaration of Martial Law and started meeting in their chambers to overturn the declaration. Musharraf had his police barricade the doors to the building so the court could not issue their verdict. Later the justices were led away by the police to an undisclosed location.

Phone lines were cut in the capitol city of Islamabad while military vehicles and soldiers marched in the streets.

A television station reported that the president of the Supreme Court Bar Association had been arrested. Geo TV also reported the Supreme Court Chief Justice was told his "services were no longer needed."

An official of Musharraf's ruling party said lawyers, activists, and other opponents of Musharraf were expected to be arrested, possibly even including the arrest of judges.

The reason for all of this madness? Musharraf's re-election on October 6th was being investigated for possible disqualification by the Supreme Court. A ruling was due by November 15th.

In the U.S., Bush has quietly passed laws over the past year allowing him to use the National Guard to declare martial law, to seize the property of any person he deems a threat, to suspend habeas corpus and hold U.S. citizens for terms up to life without bringing charges or allowing legal representation. Let's not forget Bush's presidential orders allowing him to declare a state of emergency at any time for any reason, which includes suspending the judicial system and congress. And only Bush can decide when the state of emergency ends. Bush also gave himself the power to suspend national elections. And we cannot forget Bush's self described "joke" made last month that he might stay in power after his presidential term ends.

If Bush's motives are innocent and only for the protection of the American public, why does he need the power to seize people and property, expand his already existing powers to declare martial law, create a law allowing him to get rid of the judicial system and congress, suspend elections, spy on American citizens not suspected of anything, etc.? 42 previous U.S. presidents over a period of 220+ years did not feel they needed those powers to "protect" the American people.

I may be paranoid, but the situation in Pakistan sounds like a dry run for Bush's official coronation as dictator.

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Trick Question About 9/12 Stumps Giuliani

The former New York mayor had been cruising through the town hall meeting up to that point, answering a wide range of questions about immigration, the economy, and global warming, all by referring to 9/11.But the tone of the event changed abruptly when one audience member asked the GOP frontrunner, "Can you name one thing that happened on 9/12?"

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Giuliani's Bogus Diagnosis

In Giuliani's presidential campaign's recent radio ad in New Hampshire, Giuliani speaks of his personal experience with prostate cancer and then cites an ear-grabbing statistic: "My chances of surviving prostate cancer - and thank God I was cured of it - in the United States: 82 percent. My chances of surviving prostate cancer in England: 44 percent." The only problem is it's a complete lie. He didn't even get the 82 percent correct.

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Friday, November 2, 2007

Creature From The Black Lagoon Remake News

Earlier this year Universal Pictures green lighted a remake of Creature From The Black Lagoon. A short while later Guillermo del Toro was confirmed as the director, giving hope for a quality remake.

Now Guillermo del Toro is officially out as the director of the Creature remake. That's unfortunate because del Toro has yet to create anything that stinks, spending as much time between projects writing and storyboarding until he feels it is ready.

The new director for Creature is Breck Eisner, who's biggest claim to fame so far (besides being the son of Michael Eisner) is directing the Matthew McConaughey film, Sahara. The script is by Gary Ross, who wrote and directed Seabiscuit and Pleasantville. If you want a very early review of Ross's script, including spoilers, you can find it here. Keep in mind any script this early is certain to have rewrites.

Creature is now in pre-production with a release date set for sometime in 2008. With the filming yet to start and a heavy slate of superhero movies due next summer, Fall 2008 is a likely prediction. The only casting news we've heard so far is Bill Paxton (Weird Science, Twister, Apollo 13) has signed on, rumored to be the male lead.

Enjoy the original trailer for Creature From The Black Lagoon below:

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DVD Review - OUTER LIMITS- Volume I

The Outer Limits have become such a classic (spawning several films and a revival series) that its is hard to remember that the show lasted for only a season and a half (1963-65). On this DVD we are treated to half the of the first season (16 episodes).

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Guillermo del Toro Discuses Frankenstein, Creature from Black Lagoon Projects

Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro gives updates on his possible future projects, In the Mountain of Madness, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Frankenstein, and more from the set of HELLBOY 2.

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Why Won't The Candidates Endorse Freedom In America?

When asked to renounce the following if elected: torture; signing statements; detentions of US citizens as enemy combatants; illegal spying on American citizens; executive privilege as a shield against oversight; prosecuting journalists; using secret evidence; suspending habeas corpus; etc, ONLY ONE candidate agreed to sign. Is it any surprise?

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Al Qaeda Planning "Electronic Jihad" For November 11th?

Al Qaeda is planning a major denial-of-service attack against websites on November 11. But instead of using a bot network as one would expect for such purposes, the attack is to be based on the "Electronic Jihad 2.0" program, which is being distributed to "virtual martyrs."

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Thirty senators warn Bush has no authority on Iran

Thirty (29 Democrats and one independent including presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Joseph Biden) US senators wrote to President George W. Bush Thursday, warning he had no authority to launch military action against Iran, and expressing concern about the administration's "provocative" rhetoric.

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Bush Ultimatum: Mukasey for Attorney General or none at all

President Bush, fueling the effort to confirm the 66-year-old retired judge Michael B. Mukasey, emphasizes the need for the service of an Attorney General, particularly, he says, while the nation is at war.

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Glenn Beck: G.I. Joe movie will lead to "one-world government nightmare!"

Citing films like Happy Feet, Superman Returns, and the new G.I. Joe, Glenn Beck said, “I believe some are trying to indoctrinate our kids into hating their own country, turning us into some one-world-government nightmare... We must preserve our symbols of national pride and power, be they a flag, a cross, characters like Superman or G.I. Joe.”

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The Longest Morning: Al Qaeda in Iraq vs the 82nd Airborne

Last August, Al Qaeda terrorists in Samara made a plan to kidnap US soldiers and to make a public spectacle of their imprisonment and murder, just two weeks before General Petraeus's internationally viewed testimony on Iraq before the U.S. They sent over 40 terrorists against an isolated 4 man sniper team.

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NYC to investigate Giuliani, faulty 9/11 radios

A couple of weeks ago, Brave New Films released a devastating six-minute clip about Rudy Giuliani’s Achilles heel: his decision to ignore (and lie about) concerns over the FDNY’s radio equipment, which ultimately cost so many lives on 9/11. Thanks to the film and 20,000 petition signatures collected in response, the city is going to launch an investigation.

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10 Foods You Should NEVER Eat (w/ brand names included)

From Center for Science in the Public Interest. This list isn't typical because it includes brand names etc. Often, lists like this say very broad generalized items that everyone knows. Who knew McDonald's Chicken Selects Premium Breast Strips & Campbells soup were terrible for you.

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14,431,550 Products Recalled For Lead Contamination Since January

October's lead recalls involved lead tainted products from (formerly) trusted brands such as Disney's "Baby Einstein" and Fisher-Price's "Dora The Explorer," but lead tainted products are showing up everywhere. Even on top of cakes. Yum!

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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Bomb Iran, Americans say in new poll

Despite President Bush's perpetually abysmal approval ratings, a new poll shows his increasingly hostile rhetoric against Iran has drummed up enough fear of a "nuclear holocaust" or World War III that a majority of Americans (52%) are in favor of a US strike against the country aimed a curtailing its apparent nuclear ambitions. United Suckers of America.

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Bush: Congress ‘Wasted Time’ Trying To End Iraq War

George Bush says the House of Representatives has wasted valuable time on a constant stream of investigations and the Senate has wasted valuable time on an endless series of failed votes to pull our troops out of Iraq. And yet there’s important work to be done on behalf of the American people. Like rubber stamping expanded wiretapping bills, fully funding an illegal war, cutting health care coverage for poor kids, and let's not forget the upcoming Patriot Act XVII, you know, the one that forces every American to stand naked outside their house once a week for full cavity searches in the name of protecting us from terrorists.

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Ralph Nader Sues Democrat Party For Rigging Election!

Consumer advocate and 2004 independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader sued the Democratic Party on Tuesday, contending officials conspired to keep him from taking votes away from nominee John Kerry.

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Clear Channel is attempting to silence Bruce Springsteen

Alas, there’s a hitch: Radio will not play “Magic.” In fact, sources tell me that Clear Channel has sent an edict to its classic rock stations not to play tracks from “Magic.” But it’s OK to play old Springsteen tracks such as “Dancing in the Dark,” “Born to Run” and “Born in the USA.”

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Barack Obama Loves Net Neutrality, Promises to Appoint FCC Commissioner

Not only does he say he supports net neutrality, Obama actually seems to have something of a grasp on what it means and why it's important (politically tinged examples aside), which is kind of impressive, given how technologically ignorant politicians can oh-so-famously be. And look at all those Web 2.0 companies he namedrops: Facebook! MySpace!

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Biden: Rudy's Sentences Consist Of "A Noun, A Verb, And 9/11"

Sen. Joe Biden nails Rudy Giuliani during Tuesday's MSNBC debate: "And the irony is, Rudy Giuliani, probably the most under qualified man since George Bush to seek the presidency, is here talking about any of the people here. I mean, think about it! Rudy Giuliani. There's only three things he mentions in a sentence -- a noun, a verb, and 9/11!"

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ABC News Obtains Text of Blackwater Immunity Deal

ABC News has learned the exact wording of the immunity deal the State Department granted Blackwater security guards involved in a September shooting incident that left 17 Iraqis dead. The security guards were given a limited immunity called "use immunity" in exchange for giving sworn statements.

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Bush has new plan to avoid Congress

It's not quite signing statements, where President George W. Bush used legal means to "interpret" laws, allowing him to avoid Congressional directives, but the White House is now planning to implement as much new policy "as it can" by administrative order "after concluding that President Bush cannot do much business with the Democratic leadership."

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Geopolitics of Drugs: CIA's Air America Still Flying With Tons Of Cocaine

Before President Bush proposed giving the Mexican government more than a billion dollars in aid to fight the war on drugs last week…We noticed a strange phenomenon.Either it’s a series of coincidences,Or it’s evidence of serious corruption…They have a word for it in Spanish:MARIO MENENDEZ RODRIGUEZ “Narcoavion, that’s how we say it”

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Bush: ‘I Know I Would Respond’ If Iran Were To Attack Israel

Before his press conference today, President Bush met exclusively with a group of GOP congressional leaders. According to Fox News, which spoke with some of the members at that discussion, Bush unequivocally promised that he would attack Iran if Iran “were ever to attack Israel.”

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Bulls, Lakers Agree To Kobe Bryant Trade


According to Dan Bernstein of WSCR the Score, a Chicago-based sports-talk radio station, the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers have agreed in principle to a trade of Kobe Bryant.

The deal would involve 3 teams, the Bulls, Lakers, and Sacramento Kings. Kirk Hinrich from Chicago and Ron Artest from Sacramento would head to L.A., and Bryant would go to Chicago. The other players that would be involved are unknown at this point.

The deal hinges on Kobe Bryant's approval, and he has claimed before that he would not approve any trade that would gut the Bulls and hurt his chances of winning a championship in Chicago.

Bulls players rumored in the past to be part of a possible trade include Ben Gordon and Luol Deng. The Score claims Deng is not a part of the trade, according to their sources. The Bulls do not want to give up Hinrich, but the Lakers have demanded him in any Bryant trade.

Bryant has two seasons remaining on his current contract and may have a window of 48-72 hours to work out a contract extension with the Bulls and formally approve the trade.

For breaking news on this story as it unfolds, click here to listen to the Score live on the web. (the listen live link is on the left side of the front page)
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Woman Busted for Scamming QVC out of $412,000

A woman has pleaded guilty to exploiting a bug in a shopping network's online website to steal $412,000 in merchandise and then sell it on eBay.

The woman found a glitch in the QVC website where she could place an order, cancel it immediately and receive the items or credit without being charged. She's been charged now, to the tune of 2-3 years in prison and forfeiting $412,000.

She was busted when a customer who ordered some of the 1800 stolen items contacted QVC to ask why an eBay seller's items were arriving in QVC packaging. QVC started an investigation that led to the woman's arrest.

It's fascinating that this woman wouldn't have been caught if she had just repackaged the items. Not only does that mean the woman is a moron, but how could QVC have such an idiotic loss-prevention department and website designers?

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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

MLB Teams Get Two Days Advance Notice Before Drug Testing

Major League Baseball alerts team officials a day or more before drug testing of their players. MLB then claimed it's so teams can leave parking passes for the drug testers, not so multimillion dollar players have a heads up to use masking agents. Right...

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Bush: Congress Worst In 20 Years

Bush slams Democratic Congress. Democrats respond that Bush's words, "Ring Hollow." How about the truth? Neither side is helping America! Bush is raping the country while the Democrats argue about which makeup makes them look pretty for the cameras.

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Top 25 Censored Stories of 2008

#1 No Habeas Corpus for “Any Person”, #2 Bush Moves Toward Martial Law, ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Warns Republicans To "Serve The People, Not The Party

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is urging fellow Republican politicians to seize the "middle ground" on the important issues such as health care reform and education ahead of next year's election.Schwarzenegger, who manages to enjoy widespread support in an overwhelmingly liberal state, is hoping that fellow GOP party members heed his advice

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Political markets see Clinton vs Giuliani contest

Traders on the Iowa Electronic Markets, which have been predicting U.S. elections with surprising accuracy for 20 years, are expecting a tight presidential vote next year, with the Democrat narrowly defeating the Republican.

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Behind the scenes video Ron Paul being censored by Fox

Here is exclusive footage of Ron Paul being censored by Fox news. This version of the video shows Tim Skubick of a Fox affiliate instructing the cameramen not to film the Ron Paul's people, just film "people eating" and "crap like that."

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US called Waterboarding a War Crime in 1947.

Bush's Attorney General nominee Michael Mukasey refuses to say waterboarding is torture, but in 1947 the U.S. called It a War Crime, and sentenced an enemy officer to 15 years hard labor for performing waterboarding.

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In true form, Bushie that orchestrated fake FEMA news conference promoted

A more prestigious, cushier job awaits!

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Bill Maher to the GOP: Stop the Scaremongering on Iran!

"Maher: … At the Republican debate last week, Mike Huckabee said Islamofascism is the greatest threat we ever faced. Really? More than the Nazis and the Russians and the Redcoats?"

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AT&T's guilt-by-association algorithm for finding "terrorists"

Fascinating analysis of the "guilt by association" algorithm that AT&T uses to help the FBI figure out whose life to ruin with baseless accusations of terrorist involvement. The thing is, after three hops, your social network encompasses half the planet.

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Low Morale Has U.S. Troops in Iraq Pretending to Patrol

Morale among US soldiers in the country is so poor, many are simply parking their Humvees and pretending to be on patrol, called "search and avoid" missions.

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The rise of secular America

The number of Americans who say they are atheist or agnostic, or choose not to identify with a religious tradition is increasing, albeit from a very low base. The most secular Americans are those 30 and younger - 19% of whom do not identify with a religious tradition.

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Rumsfeld Flees France, Fearing Arrest

Donald Rumsfeld was whisked out of France to avoid being arrested for war crimes. It's believed he's now in Germany, and the French authorities have the legal standing to pursue him there!

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Watchdog groups agree: White House needs to cough up lost email records now

A motion filed Friday by the National Security Archive seeks to compel the White House to hand over records that show it has maintained backups of 5 million deleted e-mails, as required by presidential record-keeping laws. A nearly identical case from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, another watchdog, seeks similar assurances.

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Bush and Rice Give Blackwater Murderers Immunity

Those arrogant bastards. George W. Bush is at it again, flaunting his kingship in everyone's face.

Bush's White House begrudgingly told the State Department to look into Iraq's charges that Blackwater employees opened fire on unarmed Iraqi civilians on September 16th, murdering 17 people.

Bush wanted it all to go away with a wave of his hand, like all of the other complaints Iraqi officials have made about Blackwater employees killing Iraqi's. This time Iraq forced Bush's hand by attempting to kick Blackwater out of the country.

Bush sicked Condoleeza Rice on the Iraqi's and attempted to work out a settlement, i.e. shut up. Part of that agreement was to have the FBI fly investigators to Iraq and conduct a formal investigation into what actually happened. Now word comes from the FBI that the State Department, run by one Condoleeza Rice, who reports directly to George W. Bush, gave full immunity to the Blackwater employees accused of murdering 17 people.

Since the shootings occurred we have found out the State Department has swept under the rug other murders of Iraqi's by Blackwater employees. It seems Blackwater is a pet of our corrupt President, and a loving pet at that.

FBI officials can still interview the Blackwater guards, but they are not likely to co-operate with the FBI. Iraq still wants to prosecute the guards there, but Blackwater CEO Erik Prince said on the record that he won't let his murdering employees be prosecuted. Fascinating that a civilian can tell authorities who they are and aren't allowed to prosecute.

There's an easy solution to all of this. Round up Erik Prince and the guards, ship them to Iraq and try them all for murder, accessory to murder, etc. Then round up George W. Bush and Condoleeza Rice, and any other officials that were in on granting immunity to these scumbags, and make a citizens arrest on the charges of treason. Don't worry about impeaching any of these clowns anymore, that's such a minor slap on the wrist. They are blatantly murdering people in broad daylight and getting away with it. There has to be a legal remedy. If a United States citizen has the right to make a citizen's arrest, then why not use it on corrupt officials? No matter who sits in the chair of the President of the United States, they are not above the law. And neither are their thugs in Iraq.

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Monday, October 29, 2007

Ron Paul on Ending Iraq War, Attacking Iran, Price of Oil

Ron Paul had some interesting things to say in Iowa recently when he sat down with reporters.

He's a conservative Republican, and I'm more of a middle of the road Independent (because I can't seem to agree with either party on the majority of issues these days), but I sure enjoy hearing him speak. If he could get on the ballot as the GOP candidate I'm still not sure I would vote for him, but I'm not happy with any of the other candidates either. I need to hear more from Mr. Paul, but hopefully he picks up steam and knocks out the GOP's group of recycled liars he's running against.

Probably like a lot of people, I'm firmly in place as a swing voter right now. The idea of Hillary using a time machine to restore the economy to the mid-90's is romantic, but it's not logical. And, I'll add, that Hillary seems just, well, slick. Oily, a typical lying politician. She changes her platform based on what is popular at the time, she supports the war in Iraq, and the bottom line is, she doesn't get anything done. I'm just not happy with her. Don't classify me as a sexist, I'm not. I'd gladly vote for a female candidate. I was swinging towards Hillary until a year ago when she and the other Democrats just laid down and did nothing after taking majority. I would like to see every Senator and Representative kicked out of office. What they've allowed to happen is disgraceful.

The only other Democrat who seems to have a chance is Obama, who comes off as a fresh face but he stands for nothing. He has no opinion on anything, and I'm saying that as someone who lives in Illinois and would love to support him. Obama seems like a decent guy, but Chicago papers have dug up some ties he has to some sleezy real estate people.

John Edwards talks a good fight, but he's getting so little support. That leaves me thinking about the unthinkable, after 8 years of Bush and the Republicans running roughshod over the country, I'm debating about supporting a Republican?!! I can't believe it.

Ron Paul is one of the few people on television who seem to tell the truth and have common sense, which went out the door in Washington a long time ago. Does that overcome doubts about Republicans and politicians in general? I don't know.


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Ron Paul passes Fred Thompson in New Hampshire

Republican Texas congressman Ron Paul is in fourth place in a new poll among 2008 Republican candidates, Fred Thompson, who is estimated to be second-place in the national polls, is in sixth place. What the N.H. and Iowa polls from this weekend show is that the GOP nomination is wide open, despite claims from Romney and Guiliani that they are the front-runner.

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Edwards Wants 2-Year Ban on New Drug Ads

Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards says prescription drug companies should have to wait two years to begin advertising their new products to consumers.

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Fred Thompson Busted for Lying About His Past

Thompson claimed he was a tough prosecutor who handled Tennessee's "most serious crimes". The facts show he only handled routine crimes like making moonshine and talking dirty on a CB radio.

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George Will: McCain is 'yesterday's maverick' compared to Ron Paul

Will added, however, that "if [Ron Paul] hurts any candidate, it would be McCain. McCain's yesterday's maverick. This is serious maverickism." "Ron Paul is actually a true conservative," commented Will's fellow panelist, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.

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Martin Sheen Questions Official 9/11 Story

Actor Martin Sheen questioned the collapse of the WTC twin towers as well as Building 7 and NORAD's response to the 9/11 attacks during an anti-war march this past weekend in Los Angeles.

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Obama catching up to Clinton in new Iowa poll. Mitt in comfortable GOP lead

[GOP: Romney, 36, Giuliani 13, Huckabee 13, Thompson 11, McCain 6.][Dems: Clinton 29, Obama 27, Edwards 20, Richardson 7, Biden 5.]Sampling Error +/- 5.5

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ElBaradei: Military Strike On Iran ‘Would Lead Absolutely to Disaster'

International Atomic Energy Agency chairman Mohammed El Baradei on Iran: "But have we seen having the nuclear material that can be readily used into a weapon? No. Have we seen an active weaponization program? No. So there is a concern, but there is also time to clarify these concerns."

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George Carlin Questions "Received Reality" Of 9/11 Story

Grammy-winning American stand-up comedian, actor, and author George Carlin spoke of his doubts about the official 9/11 story during a recent appearance at Borders bookstore in New York City, just a few blocks away from ground zero.

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Sunday, October 28, 2007

School Cop Fired Over ‘Ghetto Handbook’

Houston's school system has fired a police officer for creating and distributing a "Ghetto Handbook. Officer claims the phrase book was a joke, says he’s married to a black woman. The eight-page booklet, handed out to other police officers at a May roll call, said the definitions it contained would allow readers to speak as if they "just came out of the hood." It was subtitled "Wucha dun did now?"

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Off Duty Cop Points Gun at Driver in Road Rage Incident

A police lieutenant has been suspended without pay in the wake of a report that he pointed a gun at another driver in an apparent case of road rage.

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Cop Forces Himself on Woman, Gropes Her, Then Demands She Apologize Publicly

Police officer Lum "began grabbing at her breasts with one hand and pushing his other hands between her thighs and grabbing at her crotch and genitals," a lawsuit filed by a 22 year old San Francisco woman alleges. Police told the woman she was "making too big a deal" of what happened and that the charges could be dropped "if she went to court and apologized personally" to the officers, the suit said.

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White House to give Leahy, Specter access to wiretap documents

In a telephone conversation Thursday, White House counsel Fred Fielding agreed to let the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee see documents related to the administration's warrantless wiretapping program.

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The 22 most corrupt members of Congress

Names worth knowing.

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Who'da Thunk It? A Corrupt Government Created a Corrupt Government...

A former top Iraqi corruption investigator told a House committee today that corruption is "rampant" in the Iraqi government.

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"TSA Breaks Your Laptop, Threatens You With Arrest"

Consumerist reader Jake says a TSA agent dropped his laptop, smashing it in several places, then threatened him with arrest when he asked about filing a damage claim.

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Democrats have votes to hold two more White House officials in contempt

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Judiciary Chairman John Conyers (D-MI) are surveying the House Democratic caucus to determine whether the caucus will support holding White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten and former White House Counsel Harriet Miers in contempt for ducking subpoenas ......

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Memos Show Giuliani was Ignorant of Terrorism Before 9/11

MSNBC reports that Rudy Giuliani's claim that he's the only candidate who foresaw the danger posed by al Qaeda before 9/11 has now been refuted by a leaked document. In Giuliani's 9/11 Commission testimony, Giuliani admits he didn't comprehend the threat. The core of Giuliani's candidacy is his 9/11 experience, but that is now called into question.

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"It Wasn't That Hard to See Bush Was a Moron in 2000"

A conversation about the politics of fear that have been used to keep people in office while destroying our civil liberties. Andrew Sullivan admits that he was fooled once by Bush and Bill Maher tears him up for not waking up to what Bush was about before then

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Running for President is "Torture" jokes Giuliani

"They talk about sleep deprivation. I mean, on that theory, I'm getting tortured running for president of the United States. That's plain silly. That's silly."

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