The Local Crank

Musings & Sardonic Commentary on Politics, Religion, Culture & Native American Issues. Bringing you the finest in radioactive screeds since 2002! "The Local Crank" newspaper column is distributed by Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.

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Location: Cleburne, Texas, United States

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."

Monday, January 28, 2008

Go Dodd Go!

So far, Senate Republicans have fallen well short of enough votes for cloture to end Senator Chris Dodd's threatened filibuster of the loathsome FISA bill with its retroactive immunity for telecom companies who sold out their customers to the National Security State. Both Senators Clinton and Obama voted against cloture (and thus against the FISA bill), so good on them, too.

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