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Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

A billion dollars can’t buy us a fire extinguisher? (UPDATED)

June 27, 2010

The burning police car images have worked out very well both to publicly legitimate the cost of the security apparatus mobilized for the G20 events, and to divert the media from covering the substance of both what’s going on inside the fence, and the valid critical positions that are being represented outside of it (since […]

My Great-Grandmother Thinks Obama’s a Terrorist… Whaddo I do?

August 28, 2008

(imported from fb, where it was originally posted) To preface this post, —– is my step great-grandmother who, this weekend, was visiting from Arizona.  She’s a very sweet and loving lady.  She is also a proclaimed and devoted Bush fan who is on record saying that should Obama win she’d move to Canada (hmm…).  I’d […]