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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."

Thursday, February 22, 2007

News Round-Up

Texans' lungs granted temporary reprieve.

Merely a coincidence! Pay no attention to the shifty-eyed lame excuse for a faux cowboy governor behind the curtain!

Republicans in the Legislature plan latest "conservative" "small government" plan to ignore the State Constitution and destroy the budget. Says Speaker Tom Craddick, "It's just a bunch of whiny poor sick kids!"

Joe Lieberman threatens to abandon all pretense.

White House calls withdrawal of (some of) Britain's and all of Denmark's troops from Iraq "proof of success." In a related story, Britney Spears also denies loosing all touch with reality.

Republicans fund terrorists!

John "Maverick" McCain boldly shows his straight-talkin', common-sense, independent style by calling for the repeal of the Enlightenment.

All in all, it's just another brick in the wall...



Anonymous BrodyV said...

The worst thing about the Merck/Perry kerfluffle is that mandatory vaccination for HPV could save thousands of lives a year. BUT- it needs to be done on the basis of science, not politics. Unfortunately, crap like this makes it more likely that the rightward politics of "It turns young women away from the Lord!"

2/23/2007 10:17 AM  

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