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Showing posts from March 18, 2007

Want to gaze on the face of evil?

It's name is Pork: the Other White Meat. You owe it to yourself to read this stomach-turning article about industrial hog farming: Holy Yuck...

Whoever this guy is,

...he's on to something. Matt Taibbi, of Rolling Stone , writes about the dynamic of hatred that is replacing news and political discussion in America. I wish I didn't agree with him, but he's right. Why the dusty, parched Hell won't Blogger let me paste in URL's to the weblink screen that pops down when I try to make a link? My readers (well, there probably aren't any, thanks to months of inactivity on my part) deserve better than to have to do their own cutting and pasting. What a crock! At any rate, Taibbi is exactly right. To use Al Franken as an example: as much as I like the guy's politics, he has cast himself as the anti-Rush, as the other side of the coin. The problem is the nature of the coin itself. We are stuck in the age of "he said/she said", the era of "I know you are, but what am I?" It's ugly, and it&