Category Archives: politics

Out of it

I’ve been sick for close to two weeks now, and it’s only been in the past day or two that I’ve felt well enough to resume what I consider to be normal activities for me. It’s almost as if my body was trying to make up for how I didn’t have a serious illness for close to two years there, and shut down almost completely when this bug really hit. As it is I’m still not feeling well enough to resume exercise, and I continue…

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Tis the season for violence

I wish I could say that the news of the mall shooting in Omaha this past week shocked me, but I’m kind of surprised that it took this long for something like this to happen. Granted, I don’t go to that many malls (over the past five years the mall I visited the most was the one in Westland, Michigan, back when they had a good arcade in there), but whenever I go to malls I always look at all the different inventory loss control…

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That blasted HuffPo rhetoric

Giuliani’s "Kucinich-Size" Crowds Disappoint In New Hampshire (NBC News via huffingtonpost.com) The Huffington Post, as usual, chose their own headline for the story, and much like the Drudge Report before them, they picked a headline that targeted the HuffPo base and framed the meat of the story in the best terms possible for their goals, mainly to assist the mainstream Democratic candidates towards next year’s Presidential elections. (Also note the unflattering photo of Giuliani they use in the story; as much as I dislike Giuliani,…

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The things that slide through the news these days

Poll: 70 percent of LGBTs support noninclusive ENDA (Planet Out via Yahoo! News) I don’t know what pisses me off more right now: the fact that there’s so little news coverage of Kucinich introducing Articles of Impeachment against Cheney, or that there’s so little news coverage of the machinations of the ENDA. For all the talk out there about this huge left-wing media conspiracy, the fact that the media is burying stories like these in favour of things like the President of France cozying up…

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