All Further Articles for 2009-07-06

Monday, July 6, 2009
The Angel of Death Tour
Accompanied by his usual hate-filled, over-the-top rhetoric, anti-abortion nutjob Randall Terry, who labelled the newly slain Dr. George Tiller a "mass murderer," today kicked off a 12-city Filibuster Sotomayor Tour in the name of "the babies who will die under her judicial reign." The tour will travel from Omaha and arrive in D.C. in time for the hearings on her nomination; the tour schedule is here . "To refuse to filibuster is to bow in abject obedience to the Angel of Death" – tour flyer.
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President As 14-Year-Old Cowboy and Oedipal Victim, Wholly Lacking In Irony
Whoah. It seems when George W. opens his library to commemorate all the swell things he did during his reign, it will feature one of his favorite toys: Saddam Hussein's pistol, found when Saddam was pulled in his p.j.'s from a hole in the ground. Bush library spokesman Mark Langdale says it shows the U.S. "disarmed (Hussein) literally." Except, umm, when the gun was found it was unloaded , a choice bit of symbolism seemingly lost on W. during the 5 years he proudly displayed his trophy. “We were getting ready to leave the Oval Office, and he told us, ‘Wait a minute, guys, I want to show you something,’ ” recalled Pete Hegseth, chairman of Vets for Freedom. “The president... came out with the gun, inside this glass case. He said, ‘The Delta guys pulled it off Saddam.’ He was very proud of it.”
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War Criminal & Banker, Robert McNamara, Dead at 93
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