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Archive for August, 2007

Protesters Turn Back Superferry at Kaua’i's Nawiliwili Harbor

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Honolulu local news video (youtube.com) Protester videos (youtube.com): Day 1 (some language not safe for the workplace) Day 2 (ditto) Honolulu Advertiser news story (8/29) Garden Island news story (8/28) Garden Island news story (8/30)

Limahuli Garden Wins Koa Award

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

My favorite place “Keeps It Hawai’i”

For Those Of You Keeping Score At Home

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

…Republican legislators continue to self-destruct at an alarming rate.

“A New Demagogic Low, Even For Him”

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Joe Klein and Karen Tumulty on this morning’s Bush speech to the VFW.

Following Rove’s Resignation, (More) Desperation Sets In

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Is it a coincidence that dimbulb Bush– having lost the better [sic] part of his brain– is now comparing Iraq to Vietnam? Someone please whisper in dumbass’s ear: When it comes to analogies, it’s best not to include our two biggest foreign policy blunders in the same sentence.

A Farewell to Turdblossom: Deconstruction of a Wilt

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

James Carville dissects Karl Rove: Mr Rove’s famous electoral strategy – focusing on the Republican base first – is also largely responsible for a shift in international public opinion against the US. It would not be fair to blame Mr Rove for the Iraq war. But it is clearly fair to blame his strategy for [...]

How Not To Conduct a News Conference

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Public relations professionals will be poring over tapes of this event for years. It should be required viewing for CEOs and management people as an example of how to alienate the public and the media in a time of crisis.

“Just Another Vacation From Reality”

Friday, August 10th, 2007

Washington Post opinion Cheney channels Strangelove