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By Yasha Levine and Mark Ames
Texas Tea Party Candidate Profited From Federal Government Subsidies, Sweetheart Municipal Contracts

This article was first published by TruthDig ( The Tea Party Revolution has struck the Texas gubernatorial race, with the insurgent Republican candidate, Debra Medina, gaining in the polls and threatening the leading candidates, incumbent Gov. Rick Perry and Sen….

Feb 24, 2010 | Comments (25)

By Team eXiled
"You Are Delusional": Dylan Ratigan Calls Out Joe "I Lie 4 Healthcare Money" Wilson

In case you mighta mistaken South Carolina Republican Joe “You Lie!” Wilson for a principled populist who stuck his neck out on behalf of regular folks, this makes it clear that Wilson is nothing but a healthcare industry buttboy, and…

Feb 23, 2010 | Comments (2)

By Mark Ames
The Paranoid States Of America: 12-Year-Old Girl Arrested For Doodling...A Week After 25 High Schoolers Arrested For Food Fight...

File this under “Seriously Fucked Up”: While most of America has been hiding under the covers afraid they might have to confront the ghost of Joe Stack, shooing him away by pretending he was something else–“He was a Tea Bagger!”/”He…

Feb 23, 2010 | Comments (51)

By Eileen Jones
Shutter Island, Or The Hole in Scorsese’s Brain

On Shutter Island, there’s a lighthouse where patients are supposedly taken to be lobotomized. The movie has about thirty-five shots of this lighthouse against a gloomy sky, so many that you begin to wonder if director Martin Scorsese has had…

Feb 21, 2010 | Comments (40)


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By Yahweh
Separated At CPAC?

Real CPAC closetcases marry nutsack-nosed homophobes God here. Just wanted to pipe in and say I really enjoyed the CPAC conference. Yeah, gotta keep Myself active, you know how it is. Anyway, I figure since everyone at the CPAC conference…

Feb 19, 2010 | Comments (11)

By J. Michael Springmann
Maryland Minority Report: Drunk Drivers of the Future Busted Today

Most rational people believe that drinking and driving are wrong.  Most rational people believe that drinking and driving involve operating motor cars on public highways.  Most rational people have never dealt with a Maryland court. One man, in Worcester County…

Feb 16, 2010 | Comments (18)

By Mark Ames
The Nation: How The Orange Revolution's Neocon Hero Poisoned Ukraine

This article first appeared in The… If you’ve been wondering what ever happened to that wonderful Orange Revolution in Ukraine–because let’s face it, it was probably the last feel-good moment America collectively experienced in an otherwise bummer-packed decade–Sunday’s presidential…

Feb 15, 2010 | Comments (47)