Michael B. Duff

Lubbock's answer to a question no one asked

Archive for October 2010

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October 31, 2010 at 23:01

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October 30, 2010 at 23:01

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October 29, 2010 at 23:01

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links for 2010-10-28

  • Surnow has described himself as a supporter of the Republican Party, donating money to the campaign of Rick Santorum and expressing particular admiration for former President Ronald Reagan. He is also a close friend of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh. However, Surnow is a self-described "isolationist" and has stated that he has "no faith in nation building." He is the owner of an American flag that flew over Baghdad during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, which was sent to him as a gift from one of the regiments stationed there.
  • "Without Obama's and Oprah's fingerprints on it, the rally might have looked like a semi-spontaneous uprising by moderate-as-hell Americans sick and tired of the extremists. Now, it'll appear to be a Democratic Party event, through and through – appearing to opponents every bit as "Astroturfed" as the biggest Tea Party events seem."

Written by Not Jaffo

October 28, 2010 at 23:02

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links for 2010-10-27

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October 27, 2010 at 23:02

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links for 2010-10-26

  • By the age of 18, the average TV viewer has seen businessmen and businesswomen attempt more than 10,000 murders and countless lesser offenses ranging, from extortion and bribery to kidnapping and dumping of toxic waste, according to a survey by the Media Institute, a Washington-based group that studies media and business.
  • "The new UK government – a paragon of 'small government and fiscal austerity'? Only when compared to even more profligate governments elsewhere, but certainly not on its own merits. Krugman really doesn't have all that much reason to worry – unfortunately."

Written by Not Jaffo

October 26, 2010 at 23:01

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October 25, 2010 at 23:01

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