February 11th, 2006


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"These attacks on the social safety net for the most vulnerable members of our society are not only patently unfair, in light of Bush's tax cuts for the wealthy, but the simultaneous blank check for the Pentagon cannot be honestly justified by the fight against terrorism. And although the President insists that it is unpatriotic to question his strategies in fighting terrorism, let me risk his opprobrium, and that of the pseudo-conservative bully boys that shill for him in the media, by doing just that."
-Robert Scheer

Fox News used clips from Independence Day in a story about terrorism.

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"The citizens of the United States were only half as interested in watching them perform on the Grammys as they were in watching waiters and theme-park janitors on American Idol this week. And the music industry wonders why it keeps losing market share."

Dan Savage on gay actors and gay movies.

Gary Oldman not renewed for Harry Potter 5?

Ten things we didn't know this time last week.

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And naturally, since I'm gone all weekend, we have a brand new City of Heroes Valentine's Day event. Well, at least I know what will be filling my free time once I return. I mean, other than shooting for the Warmachine tourney the last weekend of the month. Which means a little painting, too, so I'm not embarrassed by my figs. Right.

Teeth still hurting. Still need to get car looked at. Still need to move out of Baltimore. Need free time. Etc., etc.

In conclusion:

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OK. Offline tomorrow, more than likely, so be back Monday. If I'm not busy badge-hunting, of course.