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2007 October 16 — Why Now?
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Will The Malkintents Do It Again?

Badtux, the snarky penguin, wonders if the “Reich wing” will loose the hounds on the latest child, a toddler, who is an example of the good SCHIP can do?

Of course, they’ll do it – they are scorpions, it is their nature.

The GOP view children as props. They are to be used when necessary and then ignored. They know that normal people view all children as precious beings to be loved and nurtured, so they are useful for PR, but they take forever to earn their keep.

If you hop into the Wayback Machine to last year, Tom Reynolds [R-NY26], then head of the GOP House election committee, shows how the GOP uses children. Faced with a press conference about the Mark Foley mess and his actions, he used them as “human shields” to prevent the reporters from asking questions about the sex scandal. His supporters, the parents of the children, didn’t seem to have a problem with their children being used to prevent their Congresscritter from answering questions about misconduct with teenagers.

October 16, 2007   12 Comments

And The Hits Keep on Coming

You didn’t really think things couldn’t get any worse? You didn’t really believe the we had hit bottom?

The BBC reports that Russia backs Iran nuclear rights

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for historic talks focusing on Iran’s nuclear programme.

Tehran is seeking Russian help in fending off UN sanctions and completing its first nuclear reactor at Bushehr.

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October 16, 2007   2 Comments