Monthly Archives: September 2008

The – 777.68 Point Plunge

by matttbastard Bailout compromise bill fails.  Dow subsequently plummets by a record figure (nine-eleven-shmine-eleven).  TSX also plummets by a record figure, throwing a wild card onto the Canadian election table.  All this capped off a day in which global markets … Continue reading

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More on Sarah Palin and Book-Banning

by matttbastard The Nation has just published a very informative investigative piece by Michelle Goldberg, author of Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism, further exploring the connections between Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin and the Christian right.  The entire … Continue reading

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I’ve been up I’ve been down

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I Heart Conservative Ethics (Almost as Much as Conservatives Heart Uppity Women)

by matttbastard A now-infamously short-lived Conservative candidate may be facing a REAL shit-creek legal situation (sans paddle, of course). dBO @ Birth Pangs: Rosamund Luke, purportedly a member of R.E.A.L. women and until a week ago Conservative candidate for the … Continue reading

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Obama/McCain Debate LiveTweet/Drinking Game

by matttbastard Via my homegrrl Sylvia/M: First Presidential Debate Drinking Game/LiveTweet TONIGHT at 9 p.m. EST!For McCain: “maverick” “my friends” “went against my own party” For Obama: “reached across party lines” “reached across the aisles” BFP mentioned when he lulls … Continue reading

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The Grits Go There

by matttbastard Liberals call out Conservatives on Bernier-Couillard scandal, Uncle Steve goes on the defensive: The Liberal Party called on members of the Harper government today to divulge any information in their possession on the Bernier-Couillard affair to the RCMP. … Continue reading

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She goes away

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Shorter John McCain

by matttbastard “Yeah, so, uh, this economic crisis thing isn’t working to my advantage. Therefore, for the good of my campaign the nation, I propose we call a time out, effective immediately. PS — 9/11!!!!111one” Jesus fuck. Recommend this post … Continue reading

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Just When You Thought PETA Had Run Out of Misogynist Publicity Stunts…

by matttbastard Once again, PETA makes me want to call up Beck and say ‘hey, fuck MTV–HERE’S some real freebase inspiration for ya!” Srsly, WTF?! This morning PETA sent a letter to Ben and Jerry’s asking them to replace cow’s … Continue reading

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Stephen Harper – Lowered Expectations

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