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Imus makes his “Fat Larry Summers” point referencing The Gray Lady

Larry Summers

Larry Summers

The Times editorial writers deftly avoid criticising Barack “Mr Change” Obama, slamming Larry Summers while not missing a parting shot at the Bush administration and giving the Clinton administration a deregulatory pass. (more…)

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Ironic Armor

ironic-armor

The latest Imus question goes like this, “When will white comedians begin to make fun of Obama?”  The thought is race is too controversial and Obama’s election too historic to be made fun of.  The New York Times explores this very topic in a piece by Andy Newman “Irony Is Dead. Again. Yeah, Right.”.  Newman  advances the question regarding comedy, citing sources such as Joan Didon whom he credits as “the nation’s poet laureate of disillusion”… (more…)

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We in the I-Nation have all been aware that MSNBC’s deficiencies were at the core of the crisis that brought us all together April last year, where free speech ran into people’s expectation of what a “news channel” ought to be. The weak decision to drop Imus was standard operating procedure for Steve Capus and the MSNBC management, who now preside over the cable net’s implosion, indeed whose decisions are defining the implosion, one-by-one. (more…)

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Colonel Jack Jacobs Opines On Obama For Imus

ChanX CliffsNotes

Imus asked Col Jack what he thought of the Obama Iraq trip. According to the Colonel, Obama will not have any information he did not have before the trip.  Nobody does, there is no substance to it at all.  Would be no different if McCain went to Iraq.  “It’s all eye wash” is how the Colonel summarized the trip. (more…)

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Since we were all accused of being Marxists over here (even a Bourgeoisie running dog capitaist pig like ChanX (just kiding buddy, you know the proletariat loves you)) I thought I’d post the most recent E-mail I received from Comrade, errrr…I mean, ahem, Senator Sanders of Vermont.

The Collapse of the Middle Class, Letters from Vermont and America — 06/06/2008

By Senator Bernard Sanders

The official unemployment rate in the United States surged to 5.5 percent last month, the Labor Department announced this morning. The biggest increase in more than two decades will be on the front pages of the Saturday newspapers. Statistics are one thing. Real life is another. (more…)

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Discussions here and “over there” have gotten me thinking recently. (Could ya smell the wood burning?) Points brought up by one of my favorite posters and echoed by other people I feel very close to are:

Why should I police a site?

What does it matter?

Who does it hurt to just let it go? (more…)

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