Tag Archives: Radio Free Europe

R.E.M. and the legacy of that perfect circle of acquaintances and friends

I wasn’t going to post anything here about the recent news that R.E.M. was breaking up, until, at the gym this morning, I heard two network morning show talking heads going back and forth about how they’d only started appreciating the band in recent years. I suppose they could have meant that they were really […]

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Something to be thankful for today… there wasn’t one single terrorist attack during the Bush administration

Former Bush press secretary Dana Perino went on FOX News yesterday to talk about the recent incidents at Fort Hood, and, in the process, took the opportunity to remind America that there were no terrorist attacks under the Bush administration. That’s right. The 9/11 attacks, and the anthrax attacks which followed them apparently took place […]

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