A quick FreeRepublic update

FreeRepublic thinks the media is racist! Therefore, N-words for everyone! Now, unfortunately for us, but fortunately for common decency, this first post was deleted. It is unfortunate because we were unable to screencap it in time, and have to rely on a copy/paste. But as you can see below it, there is still Google records… Continue reading A quick FreeRepublic update

Drain Clogs – 08-30-2010

America’s honor is restored. And by America’s honor, I mean Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin’s bank accounts! good job, Wingnut Suckas! I’m sure maybe a few cents will end up at the charity, but only whatever Canadian pennies accidentally got put in the donation baskets. The crowd was estimated at 87,000, but that didn’t stop… Continue reading Drain Clogs – 08-30-2010

Drain Clogs – 08-26-2010

Friend of the site D.C. Douglas has made a new video to help Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe sell their book Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto: Also how awesome is it that DC Douglas is in Titanic II? Pretty awesome. Alan Simpson says dumb stuff, somehow isn’t fired from awful committee that shouldn’t… Continue reading Drain Clogs – 08-26-2010

The (not so) Secret History of FreeRepublic.com

If you have spent any time on the internet in the world of politics, you have heard of FreeRepublic.com. A right wing message board that boasts one of the largest memberships and pageviews of any right wing website. It is its own self-contained community that has a long history of ups and downs. Many times… Continue reading The (not so) Secret History of FreeRepublic.com

Jim Robinson photos

Here are some photos of Jim Robinson, his wife Sheila, and their two sons John and Chris that were posted in a FreeRepublic tribute thread. This is yet another spinoff of the History of FreeRepublic article. High School Senior picture, Fresno, California.

Domestic implications of drone strikes and the ICC

For background on the ICC, see Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Wikipedia). Article II, Section 2 of the Constitution states: [The President] shall have power, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to make treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; In practice, President signs UN treaties and… Continue reading Domestic implications of drone strikes and the ICC

More Transparency and Accountability

NYT: Blackwater Reaches Deal on U.S. Export Violations A settlement of $42 million over has been reached with the State Department who they’re currently still contracting with, not an actual court.  It almost certainly includes provisions about “admitting to no wrongdoing” so this is really just a whitewash.   The fines were for “export violations” including:… Continue reading More Transparency and Accountability

Drain Clogs – 08-20-2010

Alternet has a list of 10 young Right Wingers who are the future of the conservative movement. Read up because they’ll be saying horrible crap on a tv near you soon enough! A scam company is using a Bill O’Reilly interview to pretend he endorses them to scam more people! Ever wonder why scams are… Continue reading Drain Clogs – 08-20-2010

Fake Iraq exit #2

For fake exit #1, see this and this. As for the second attempt: Guardian The last US combat troops have left Iraq, seven-and-a-half years after the US-led invasion, and two weeks ahead of President Obama’s 31 August deadline for withdrawal from the country. The final troops to leave, 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, rolled… Continue reading Fake Iraq exit #2