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Saturday Night at the MoviesCelebrating independence: Top 10 Indie Films By Dennis Hartley With Independence Day upon us, I thought I’d share my top ten favorite indie films. You’ll notice that I went ahead and used “favorite” as a qualifier...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Sellin' the big nothin'by Tom Sullivan There is an emotional scene at the end of the movie First Blood. Rambo, the decorated war veteran with post-traumatic stress, is breaking down. He tells his best friend – his only friend – how since leaving...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Undercover Blue | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Ian Millhiser says the Roberts Court is looking for redemption:Something very unusual happened at the nation’s highest Court this year. The justices adjourned for their summer vacation and liberals were left feeling pretty...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Walkers wife Tonette Walker was asked about gay marriage:Gay marriage in particular is an issue where the family has clear differences. After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of nationwide same-sex marriage,...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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He's said it many times before, but it's never been more apt than right now:The truth is that Europe’s self-styled technocrats are like medieval doctors who insisted on bleeding their patients — and when their treatment made...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 6, 2015
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So, from what I'm gathering on the news channels, the fact an undocumented immigrant criminal allegedly killed a stranger for no reason means that we can close the book on this debate (He says it...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 6, 2015
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I can hardly believe my eyes, but here is political reporter Jonathan Allen validating what some of us have been saying for a couple of decades in this piece called Confessions of a Clinton reporter: The media's...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 6, 2015
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I thought this was an interesting tweet yesterday:Greek finance minister signing 50% debt relief for Germany in 1954 pic.twitter.com/lrqvob18vZ— Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) July 3, 2015This interview with Thomas Piketty puts...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Who is this Economic Deity Who Starves Babies? by SpockoToday listen, watch and read how people talking about "The Economy"Bernie Sanders@SenSanders I applaud the people of Greece for saying NO to more austerity for the poor, children, sick and elderly....
From: Hullabaloo | By: Spocko | Monday, July 6, 2015
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Grexit: The Iceland Comethby Tom Sullivan Quite a blow for Merkantilism today. #Greferendum— Stephanie Kelton (@StephanieKelton) July 6, 2015 The final tally was a 61-39 landslide for the No's. The Wall Street Journal and other outlets called the Greek...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Undercover Blue | Monday, July 6, 2015
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And it's in The Economist.(???)  Go figure:AS SOON as she was born, Tama-chan (“Little Treasure”) knew she was divine. Most cats presume it; she was sure of it. Her immediate situation—whelped...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Monday, July 6, 2015
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This is necessary:It's This Modern World's 25th anniversary -- and I want to celebrate by publishing a two-volume compilation of ALL THE CARTOONS!Click over for the video.He's always right:....
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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This is from a "Daily Kos Classic" (which I get in my email --- you can subscribe too.) I thought it was apropos:“If I could conceive that the general government might ever be so administered as to render the liberty...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Eric Boehlert wrote about Fox News' self-serving definition of what constitutes "terrorism" and what doesn't:And Media Matters has also been shining a spotlight on the fact that not only does Fox News downplay homegrown...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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All over the twitter machine  and TV this morning members of the press are whining about Clinton using a rope line to keep the press from crowding her during a parade yesterday.  It's some kind of metaphor for how unapproachable...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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There's bullshit, and then there's Packershit, defined as the pompous and knowingly phony assertion of false equivalence:But the collective discontent hasn’t gone away — far from it. It’s still with us like...
From: Hullabaloo | By: tristero | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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How is this still a thing?by Tom Sullivan In Texas, they still think the Obama is planning to invade. Jade Helm 15 is coming. In Bastrop, Texas, some fear martial law and a white apocalypse. Using a variant of Fox News' "some say" the county GOP chair...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Undercover Blue | Sunday, July 5, 2015
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This is from a great piece at Bill Moyers:[S]upplement your reading of the Declaration of Independence with a passage or two chosen from Common Sense or Paine’s later work to rally the weary Continental armies, The...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Nobody knows what will happen. But it's probably screwed no matter what. This piece by interfluidity is a must read in its entirety. Here's the conclusion:The fact of the matter is no country, not Germany, not France, would...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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I put this up on the log every 4th of July. Enjoy. Again....
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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Country prideIn addition to the 54% who are extremely proud to be an American, 27% say they are "very proud," 14% say they are "moderately proud," 4% are "only a little proud" and 1% state that they are "not at all...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, July 4, 2015
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