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Friday Quick Notes

"Too Many Jews" To comment any further on this quote would require me to violate Godwin's law.

California Latinos fearful after immigration raids. Well, yes. That's we've been on about since, oh, 1986 or so. Headline could easily be retitled: "Criminals fearful after police crackdown".

Is this new? I really hope not. We should have been killing them from the beginning. It's all well and good that we're rebuilding things over there but we really ought to be killing many more terrorists than are.

Some poignant political cartoons about our march towards totalitarianism

Does Anyone Else Detect a Trend? asks BlackFive. I'm not sure what to make of it either but there has been a noticeable bump in positive reports out of Iraq. I'm reticent to draw any conclusions.

"The more we play God or try to improve on Mother Nature, the more damage we are doing with all kinds of experiments that... turn into nightmares." Another quote fro…

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Thursday Quick Notes

First up, Senator MarryMoney. What else can I say but WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!


E. Howard Hunt makes Dick Cheney look like Lady Astor. In fact, anyone who receives high marks from G. Gordon Liddy for cunning and ruthlessness is not someone to be taken lightly. (The only guy I can think of that might be even scarier is Tony Poe)

Hunt was one of the Watergate burglars. He died yesterday and in his last interview is here:

The one passage that is going to fuel the conspiracy theorists forever more.


Slate: I know there is a conspiracy theory saying that David Atlee Phillips—the Miami CIA station chief—was involved with the assassination of JFK.

Hunt: [Visibly uncomfortable] I have no comment.

Slate: I know you hired him early on, to work with you in Mexico, to help with Guatemala propaganda.

Hunt: He was one of the best briefers I ever saw.

Slate: And there were even conspiracy theories about you being in Dallas the day JFK was killed.

Hunt: No comment.

Laura Hunt: Howard says he wasn'…