Tag Archives: weapons of mass destruction

Bill Moyers on why facts matter

Bill Moyers, speaking a few weeks ago before a group of broadcasters on the importance of investigative journalism, had the following to say about the Freedom of Information Act and Wikileaks. The entire speech is worth a read, but I found this section to be of particular interest. …Here’s a sidebar: I remember vividly the […]

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We all work for Fox

There’s been quite a bit of good analysis in the wake of the Republican implosion on health care, and the pant-shittingly hysterical psychotic meltdown that accompanied it. I particularly liked what Bob Herbert had to say in his New York TImes op-ed today. Here, for those of you who didn’t see it, is a clip: […]

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Tonight, in the Conspiracy Corner: David Kelly

In July 2003, the body of former United Nations weapons inspector Dr. David Kelly was found in the woods, near his home in Oxfordshire, England. Kelly had, shortly before this, been outed as the source of a BBC news report on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction. Kelly, it would seem, disagreed with the government of […]

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“So, you spent Thanksgiving sharing criminal memories with your family? I thought it was bad enough when I read your diary entries about trying to get young men to buy you drinks, leering at nudie photos of their girlfriends, and fantasizing about blowing bus drivers. I hope you’ll be able to check this sad decline.” –Doug Skinner

It never occurred to me that the readers of this site would misinterpret or, worse yet, purposefully twist my words for comedic and even hurtful effect. However, that is just what one Mr. Douglas Skinner has done to me. He has jumbled my words together and turned them against me! Does his cruelty know no […]

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