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Sarah Palin Grossly Mismanaged Wasilla Finances (VIDEO)

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Check out this mini-doc on Sarah Palin’s mismanagement of Wasiila’s finances. Among other things it explores how Sarah used $50,000 meant for Wasilla roads to decorate her office and how she used city funds for her campaign expenses during her failed run for Lieutenant Governor in 2002.




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Friday, October 17, 2008 at 5:39 am

Joe the Plumber: Obama ‘Well-Spoken’ and ‘Tap Dances Like Sammy Davis Jr.’ (VIDEO)

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Where to start? Yeah, Katie Couric does seem to get first crack at all the nut-jobs and “Joe the Plumber” is no different. In his first interview since being made famous in last night’s debate, “Joe” had a chit-chat with Katie Couric in which he tell the anchor that Obama is “well spoken” and that he “tap dances like Sammy Davis Jr.”

What the fuck? Now, if you are wondering whether or not you read that right, you did. “Joe the Plumber” thinks that Limbaugh’s magic negro  is both a good tap dancer and speaks well, too!


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Thursday, October 16, 2008 at 9:22 am

I Can’t Wait to Vote for a Terrorist

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You know the stupid lies McCain is spreading about Obama “palling around with terrorists”? Too stupid to be believed, right? Wrong. People believe ‘em, they just don’t care.

These were the reactions a Republican consultant got from blue collar types in the upper Midwest after showing them the nastiest possible anti-Obama ads….


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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 1:01 pm

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Kids: Talk with Your Parents About the Dangers of John McCain (VIDEO)

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Video is a take on the classic capmaign of having parents talk to their kids about the dangers of brugs— only this stars the kids from Gossip Girl!



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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 11:31 am

Daily Show Compares New McCain to Old McCain (VIDEO)

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Jon Stewart takes a look at the media biting on the whole “new” McCain theme and just how different “John McCain 4.0″ is from, you know… 1.0, 2.0, 2.1 beta and 3.0. 



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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 12:41 am

Steve Jobs Preparing to Leave Apple?

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Did you notice that at today’s Apple event CFO Tim Cook was wearing a color scheme identical to Steve Jobs: Blue Jeans, black top? Do you think that was a coincidence? Do you want to buy a bridge in Baghdad?


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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 12:37 am

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Marcia! Marcia! Marcia! Traded Sex For Drugs.

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All the sordid details can be found here.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 12:33 am