I ran across this, which does a good job of examining where the U.S. stands on ten distinct features of fascist nations. http://www.opednews.com/Snyder_finally_fascist.htm From a posting on RASFF by Mark Reichert.
See articles on Daily KOS and AMERICAblog and more to the point, the photos. Totally evil sexist Nate adds: Margaret Spellings looks sorta cute in the shot with the glasses, so I can understand Bush’s leer, but really… aren’t they the family values party?
Reprint of Mormon Text Has a Twist: It’s Not Free Given all the attempts to push it for free, I have a hard time imagining paying for it, but apparantly the book of Mormon is now published commercially.
http://selfdestruct.net/kitties/ Inject insuline before viewing. The later photos tend to the mawkish, but the first half is absolutely great and cute in a non-trashy way. from Anna Feruglio Dal Dan posting of rasff
Declaration of Expulsion: A Modest Proposal Via DailyKOS
So says the rather bluntly named FuckTheSouth.com: Fuck the South. Fuck ’em. We should have let them go when they wanted to leave. But no, we had to kill half a million people so they’d stay part of our special Union. Fighting for the right to keep slaves – yeah, those are states we want… Continue reading F— the South?
Elephant chews on finger November 9, 2004 AN Australian man’s holiday of a lifetime has ended in agony when an elephant bit off his finger outside a bar in Thailand. Although still in pain, Greg Black, of Sunrise Beach, said yesterday he could still manage to see the funny side of the freak pachyderm mauling… Continue reading Beware of elephant?
From a forwarded email, original source unknown: Joe gets up at 6am and fills his coffeepot with water to prepare his morning coffee. The water is clean and good because some tree-hugging liberal fought for minimum water-quality standards. With his first swallow of water, he takes his daily medication. His medications are safe to take… Continue reading A DAY IN THE LIFE OF JOE THE REPUBLICAN
Yahoo has brief coverage of the SuperComputing ’04 conference, any my company (Panta) gets a mention at the bottom of the article. Unfortunately, it doesn’t amount to much.
I’ve been reading Sour Bob for a while, but I’ve never recalled him saying much about politics. Well, he’s had some really good bits of election humor in the past two days so check it out even if the mostly personal musings of a divorced guy are not not your cup of tea.
“More anti-fat bigotry!” Well, no, but the headline doesn’t help, and it’ll be more ammunition for the bigots nonetheless. “Feds: Obesity Raising Airline Fuel Costs”
… on why even though we lost, the future is not so bleak. Plenty of it on the usual suspects (see right column) as well as particularly a note on Some historical perspecitve on the election I found via MyDD.