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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Sunday, November 19, 2006

The 2006 George Orwell Newspeak Awards

First nominee, the United States Department of Agriculture. Someone needs to alert the Navajo and the Sioux; apparently they aren't hungry, merely "food insecure."

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Blogger Alicia said...

That's how the Bush Admoinistration solves problems: rename them out of existence.

Just like they don't report people who have stopped looking for work (cause there ain't any) for unemployment statistics. Or how to lower the welfare rate - just kick people off the rolls - presto!

11/20/2006 8:05 AM  
Blogger The Local Crank said...

We are at war with Eastasia and Eurasia is our ally. We have always been at war with Eastasia and Eurasia has always been our ally...

11/21/2006 1:14 AM  

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