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Monday, August 03, 2009

Around the Blogroll and Elsewhere: Naughty Bits
Posted by Jill | 9:13 PM
Sorry about no blogging yesterday...I had a huge piece half-finished about why Americans feel we have a right to be immortal in the context of the New York Times article about the difficulty in recruiting subjects for clinical trials. But it ended up not making sense, and I ran out of time, and duty calls.

But the world doesn't stand still just because I have to go to work, so here are some fun tidbits until they put up Keith Olbermann's masterful Worst Persons from tonight, which, when taken in conjunction with Sunday's New York Times article revealing the alleged peace agreement between Olbermann's and Billo the Clown's corporate masters, either gets him fired or it's the greatest piece of synergistic viral marketing I've ever seen.

Skippy has some good stuff about the supposed "Kenyan Obama Birth Certificate." I wonder what it's going to take wingnuts to recognize that there's now a thing called the "internet" and that anyone with half a brain can debunk utter horseshit like this. Now remind me again why ANYONE takes these idiot "birthers" seriously?

Somewhere along the line, we forgot our fifth blogiversary on July 31. Five friggin' years I've been at this.

Ah! Here it is -- Best. Worsts. Ever.:

Steven D. at Booman Tribune notes that there are 30 death threats against Barack Obama every day -- 400 times higher than the number George W. Bush received. Still think Glenn Beck is just an entertainer and that the right and the left are exactly the same?

At 'Skeeter Bites Report, the not-surprising revelation that the "birther movement" is full of white supremacists and anti-Semites. Gee, ya think? Hey Republicans! These Are Your People.

Remember Net Neutrality? It's not dead yet.

Amanda notices something missing from health care reform.

This is what happens when you give Presidents too much power. The next one will never, ever, ever give it up.


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Blogger skywind said...
Happy belated blogiversary, and thanks for being here.