Stifling of dissent LXXVI
A federal judge has decided not to dismiss Illinois pharmacists' civil rights lawsuit against Gov. Rod Blagojevich. A new state law requiring pharmacists who object to birth control to quit being so icky around normal people has been sort of hamfistedly enforced by the Gov: he got himself emergency powers...
September 26, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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There are objections to the term "Islamofascist." (When did "Islamikaze" go out of style?) Jeff Taylor makes the case that Islamoklansmen is better. A commenter here suggests bin Ladenite. This gentleman would like to remind us who the real bad guys are, and coins the term Christianofascist. (I thought Andrew...
September 1, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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Yes. Yes, that's true.
Comment by "subscriber" at Hit & Run: Being a Libertarian is starting to mean; figure out what everyone is saying, then be a smartass enough to find an angle on why they are idiots for saying it. Bush is wrong, Kerry is wrong, Lieberman is wrong, Lamont is wrong, Move-On...
August 31, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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Dine out for Katrina relief Tuesday
Tuesday, the one year anniversary of Katrina's landfall, restaurants across the country are donating a percentage of their take to hurricane relief. Go to www.strength.org and enter your zip code to find a participating restaurant near you. Get more details here....
August 26, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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Your tax dollars at work
Well, it seems mostly like European tax dollars at work, but it's still funny and sad. Courtesy Marginal Revolution....
August 23, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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A political Rorschach test
Keep your political compasses. I can name that tune in three notes: What was your reaction to this story? Boeing Co. said Friday it will begin shutting down production of its C-17 cargo plane, the last to be built in Southern California, because Congress has not funded new purchases. The...
August 19, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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This may go unappreciated
More at The People's Cube. Background here and here....
August 16, 2006 Author: Matt Barr
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