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05 April 2007 @ 10:30 am
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Excellent read: "In many ways, Gold's tale of disillusionment is a familiar one. There are plenty of veterans of Reagan and Bush 41 around town who believe Bush and Cheney trashed the institutions and party they helped build from the wreckage of the Goldwater campaign. But there aren't many who have been on a first-name basis with those they believe are doing the trashing. There aren't many like Vic Gold."

And what does our president do when those checks and balances get in the way of him getting his way? Recess appointments!

What the Democrats can learn from Grand Theft Auto.

"Today, a small group of dermatologists and neuroscientists are starting to look at the biological mechanisms that lie behind itching. As they do so, they are finding curious overlaps between itching and that different-seeming sensation, pain. Though sometimes pain is itching's opposite, the latest findings are showing more and more similarities between the two."

The secret language of cravings: why people eat weird things.
 
 
Liz: Colbert ORLYammitnox on April 5th, 2007 03:04 pm (UTC)
There's possible legal issues with the Fox appointment.
PMMJ: Newscheetahmaster on April 5th, 2007 03:24 pm (UTC)
Interesting.

The pay thing seems flimsy, but it keeps the fact that he's trying for a recess appointment up in the air, and that's for the best.
cutefuzzykittycutefuzzykitty on April 6th, 2007 12:34 am (UTC)
You know, I am getting the impression that you are not a conservative Republican.
PMMJ: Robin Hoodcheetahmaster on April 6th, 2007 01:49 am (UTC)
There are totally parts I totally agree with them on. Seriously.

On the other hand, no, I am an independent, and proud of it. Because all sides suck equally.

I have also been a Communist, but only for comedy's sake. And I never technically joined the Scorched Earth Party, but, tempting.