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Sunday, October 08, 2006

There's a Song Title Here Somewhere

Moonshine and meth found in Russell

Where Smoking Is Prohibited

Man charged with crack possession outside gas station

Who Collected The Specimen?

Man urinates in parking lot, faces drug charges

It's Bush's Fault

Gas prices still going down

When All Else Fails

When you have a candidate running for high office avoiding both the voters and the issues that matter most (where is that Webb character these days by the way?), one is faced with less agreeable choices. Or more agreeable, depending on your tastes:
Witness says she was promised beer or cigarettes for her vote
Kathy Still, Bristol Herald-Courier Staff Writer


WISE – Crystal Chandler testified Friday she was promised beer or cigarettes in exchange for her votes in the 2004 Appalachia town election.

Chandler, then 19, chose the cigarettes because she was too young to drink beer, she told a Wise County jury Friday. (
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Now that all that macaca silliness has finally flamed out and the shameful "his-mother-is-a-JEW" scandal has subsided, I expect the Webb campaign to now shift to a campaign providing greater substance:

Will that be Marlboro or Bud?

Who's Fault Is That?

Said a convicted murderer to the daughter of the man and wife he slew: I'm sorry to hear you're now an orphan.
Foley Case Upsets Gay Republicans’ Tough Balance
By Mark Leibovich, The New York Times

Since Representative Foley, Republican of Florida, resigned after it was revealed he had sent sexually explicit electronic messages to male pages, gay Republicans in Washington have been under what one describes as “siege and suspicion.” (
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Imagine that. What, pray tell, would have brought that about? It sure as hell wasn't this:
Some conservative groups blamed the “gay lifestyle” and the gathering force of the “gay agenda” for the scandal.
But it might have had something to do with unending stories like this (from the Richmond Times-Dispatch):
Tracy Thorne-Begland knew for years that his father's longtime political ally, Mark Foley, was a closeted gay man.

Over the past few years, Thorne-Begland's friends in Washington whispered about Foley's penchant for the company of young men, Thorne-Begland said in an interview yesterday.

"But the fact that a United States congressman would be exchanging lewd e-mails with 15- or 16-year-old minors -- that kind of lack of judgment is utterly shocking to me," he said. (
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Looking for a scapegoat, pal? Don't break a sweat looking too hard.

The Darkness At The End Of The Tunnel

You know one of the key differences between them and us?

The Democrats hate the wealthy and do what they can to destroy them. We work to make everyone wealthy:

An illustration:
Pelosi says she would drain GOP 'swamp'
By David Espo, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON - Franklin Roosevelt had his first hundred days.

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is thinking 100 hours, time enough, she says, to begin to "drain the swamp" after more than a decade of Republican rule. "Bush-era tax cuts would have to be rolled back for those above 'a certain level.'

We must share the benefits of our wealth beyond the privileged few," she added. (
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This woman has made it clear over the years, by the way, that we are all among her "privileged few." God help us should her day come.