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Stephen Budiansky's Liberal Curmudgeon Blog: Not us Esquire Politics Blog: Political violence in America always has been a matter of great convenience to the people who actually own the country. They don't have to inspire it, or finance it.

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(Cartoon by Steve Greenberg.) For a good laugh, check out the Obama '08 bumper sticker on the back of the Straight Talk Express. Damn kids!

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Happy Saturday, rascals and rogues. Melissa McEwan of Shakesville, coming to you one last time with bits and baubles from around the blogosphere. Than

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The Existentialist Cowboy: Six years on, amid a failed invasion and war, only 3 percent of Americans believe the US will bring democracy to the Middle

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The Heretik is shocked, shocked to discover . . . Bush never wanted to be a war president? He does, however, have an extensive collection of jackets w

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Attytood: About 40 percent of the news is Real News (Iraq, Bush lawbreaking) and about 60 percent is Made-Up News (terror alerts, JonBenet Ramsey). Un