Monthly Archives: June 2007

Maybe It Is Time To Take To The Streets

And Demand The Ouster Of Bushliburton John Seery writing in the Huffington Post in an article titled Protesting Bush: If Not Now, When? makes a good point about the fact that for all the blogging that is going on, it … Continue reading

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Now Playing: The Simpsons Movie

This important bit of business has been taking up the time of our staff here at BFD, which explains the recent dearth of serious posts. Check out the cool web site for the Simpsons Movie, where you can take a … Continue reading

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Media Beat

It’s always good to get back to the hard news…

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Slate’s Video “Magazine” Now Live

Check out this little sample spoofing Fred Thompson: Fred’s first campaign ad. For more, go to Slate V. digg_url = ‘’; digg_bgcolor = ‘#99f433’; digg_skin = ‘compact’;

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The Veil of Islam: Saudis Take A Step Backwards

The following item appeared in the Los Angeles Times today: Authorities have ordered banks to separate female and male workers at their headquarters, a new setback for women’s rights in the kingdom. Banks are one of the main employers of … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking?

The Chinese township administrators hiring a blind contractor: BEIJING (Reuters) – A Chinese court has jailed two officials after they let a blind contractor build a bridge which collapsed during construction and injured 12 people, the official Xinhua news agency … Continue reading

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From The We Couldn’t Make This Up Department

How Many Polish Soldiers Does It Take To Start An Off-road Vehicle When Deployed In Afghanistan? Apparently at least two,¬†one to go back to Poland to fetch the keys and one to actually start it, and two weeks to do … Continue reading

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