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O.K., Founding Fathers: Prepare To Eat Historical Reenactments!

When I was a little kid, I learned everything I Know about rugged individualism astride the mechanical horse outside the supermarket. I demanded, righteously, I begged, pitifully,, I wheedled and cajoled my parents to get a quarter to ride the beast. How did Stephen Colbert know that in my heart I was a Defender of Liberty reenacting the patriotic ritual of Paul Revere’s ride? Those redcoats weren’t going to get my guns, not even the plastic ones. Continue reading






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Gabrielle Giffords reads First Amendment

On the second day of the 112th Congress (January 6, 2011), Congresswoman Giffords read aloud on the House floor the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.






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OK, Kooks Who Are Mad As Hell — Chill out!

A video flashback of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords discussing political violence following her vote on the health care bill and Sarah Palin’s target ad, via TPM. Below is the ad from Sarah Palin’s website, reposted today on Huffington Post.






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All Together Now: “Spill, Baby, Spill!”

This happens whenever I doze while listening to Morning Edition. I had this crazy dream. All those patriotic delegates at the Republican National Convention – the smiling mob who roared at Sarah Palin’s self-congratulation about pit bulls and lipstick – every one of them flew to Louisiana on their own dime. BP and the Chamber of Commerce didn’t pay a penny. And they were mucking around in the swamps with baggies and soda straws, prepared to siphon oil off sick birds. And Rudy Giuliani was cheering them on: “Spill, baby, spill.”






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When Sarko Schmoozed Sarah

Beware, Carla Bruni. Sarko’s attention is beginning to wander! SARAH PALIN AND SARKOZY ( HUGE PRANK CALL ) KILL 2 BIRDS 1 STONE: MONTREAL — A Quebec comedy duo notorious for prank calls to celebrities and heads of state has … Continue reading






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