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America where are you now?
Don't you care about your sons and daughters?
Don't you know we need you now?
We can't fight alone against this monster
In the next 20 minutes, Tommy and I will tape Radio Show 24.
It's going to be good, and why do I say that?
Because I'm in a pissed off mood.
I have two kinds of pissed off moods:
One where I'm too angry to type,
and the mood I'm in right now which is perfect for radio.
The next issue might be up as early as tonight,
but I had to get in this VCR
Tonight's World Poker Tour on The Travel Channel is the very best ever!
This is the very best of the Pro-Bowl, all
star, big money poker players.
You're going to see a guy bet $200K with absolutely nothing.
In my poker education, I'm just now getting
to the point where
I'm starting to understand what they've been saying all along:
It doesn't matter what cards you have in your hand.
The only thing that matters is the timing and size of your bet.
If you've ever had even the slightest interest
in real poker,
watch tonight and see the game played as good as it gets.
This isn't celebrity poker where it's all
about the yuks.
This is real poker, for the $3,000,000 grand prize.
It's a fantastic look at human nature and
expecially the art of the bluff.
If you've got a totally screwed hand from hell, ignore it and start bluffing.
You can use these lessons in everyday life again and again.
Of course, I'm insane to mention this 11
days before the big Vegas Pokerfest,
but when we meet on the 24th, it'll be more about the sipping some ultra-smooth
Chinaco Anejo than slitting the financial throats of our good friends.
Note: 10 days till the big Vegas Pokerfest
Quote of the Day
"No President has ever done more
I guess Condi told him that was true...
"It's one thing to believe Bush's policies
are leading his country toward a bleak future
of massive debt, increased terrorism, and environmental catastrophy but does Dean
have to be so mad about it? He just comes off as petty. I mean, if America liked angry
presidents JFK would have beaten all those secretaries instead of nailing them."
--Stephen Colbert, of the Daily Show, on why he believes Dean is too angry to appeal to the general electorate,
Precautions in the name of air security are about to taken to a level unimaginable in the United States only a few years ago.
The Washington Post reports Bush is expected
to order as soon as next month the first step in setting up databases
on all air passengers, to be used to color-code each air traveler according to his or her potential threat level.
Passengers coded red would be stopped from
boarding; yellow would mean additional screening at security checkpoints;
and green would mean an only standard level of scrutiny.
Airlines and airline reservation companies
would reportedly be forced to turn over all passenger records to U.S. government
officials, who struck out in a trial program was based on voluntary surrender of airline industry data.
...and anyone on the BFEE's enemies list with either be
barred from flying or super-frisked at every airport.
My SW frequent flyer miles won't do me any good if Bush's goons won't let me on the plane.
They could also use this to shut down Michael Moore, Al Franken, Sean Penn and all war critics.
Can't we get a real president before we forget what America used to be like under elected Bill Clinton?
How to Lose Your Job in Talk Radio
"Criticism of Bush and his ever-shifting pretext for a first-strike war (what exactly was it we were pre-empting anyway?)
has proved so serious a violation of Clear Channel's cultural taboo that only a good contract has kept me from being fired
outright. Roxanne Cordonier, a radio personality at Clear Channel's WMYI 102.5 in Greenville, S.C., didn't have it as good.
Cordonier was the South Carolina Broadcasters Association's 2002 Radio Personality of the Year. That apparently wasn't
enough for Clear Channel. Her lawsuit against the company alleges that she was belittled on the air and reprimanded by her
station for opposing the invasion of Iraq. Then she was fired."
This is one of the calling cards of the today's fascist goons.
Since they can't win in a fair exchange of ideas, they play dirty.
Money (even a lone dollar) is more important than integrity or trust.
Anyone who doesn't play along had to be fired, injured or killed.
Click Here to save the world
seeks probe of Paul O'Neill
Frame-up likely for the man who wanted fewer tax cuts
The Inspector General's Office at Treasury confirmed that it had begun an investigation
into whether any laws or regulations had been violated when Treasury employees turned
over 19,000 documents to O'Neill after he was fired by Bush in December 2002.
Already, their forcing him to retract his 60 Minutes
This administration can't stand the light of day on their activities.
Blind, deaf outraged by Bush quote
The former U.S. Treasury Secretary says the President's cabinet meetings, during which plans
for regime change in Iraq were put in motion a mere ten days after Bush's inauguration, resembled
"a blind man in a roomful of deaf people."
The National Association of Blind and Deaf
Americans issued an angry statement this week, saying,
"The NABDA resents any comparison between our membership and the incompetent moron President."
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how we can make it easier for you.
I called the owner of Click and Learn software.
Just making conversation, I asked what he was doing.
He said, "Memorizing the names of counties of Oregon."
With his software, in less time than it would take to fly there,
a candidate could memorize each county in the state and appear
very smart and caring to the voters he was trying to impress.
I'll bet Mr. Click and Learn has a presentation to give in Oregon
and he's going to wow! them by naming every county in their state.
Consider: Iowa has 99 counties.
The candidate who knew them all would surely get more votes
than the candidate who couldn't remember where he was.
Unless you're a simpleton who can't think, and only got this far
because your rich daddy bought your governorship, anyone can
use this software to memorize pretty much anything that counts.
Medical students - need to memorize 144 bones?
Click and learn how easy it is to do that.
Maybe you're in sales and it would help to memorize your
your customer list and the names of each manager's secretary.
Impress the secretary and she'll be sure your message gets thru.
Once more you have disgraced yourself as a racist using the hateful word "nigger" in another column.
Is that a fact?
Why is it you Democrats hate us black people so much?
"Us" black people?
Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum,
...I smell the blood of a ditto-money.
What have we done to you to deserve being called "nigger?"
Did I call you that?
Or did a state full of Republicans call you that?
Why do you perpetuate this horror on the black people of the world?
You're trying to sound all hurt n' shit, but I can tell you're whiter than the vulgar Pigboy.
Why can't you Democrats abandon the KKK
finally and see us as people just like you?
We, too, are part of the human race, the only race on earth!
"Willie" Johnson would've sounded blacker.
You need to connect with the more experienced stalkers to slick up your act more.
Dude, are you employed?
I could use a racist, ditto-money foil on my radio show,
kinda like the opposite of what Allan Colmes is to the Hannity racist.
Whatever happens, keep sending e-mails like this one!
Will your vote be counted in November?
Binions closure sends dark message
Downtown took a big hit when Binion's Horseshoe was forced to close its doors Friday.
A dark casino amid the neon on Fremont Street
sends a negative message about the vitality
of the downtown casino district, and Binion's closure is even worse since the 52-year-old
casino is one of the city's leading icons, experts said Sunday.
"Dark neon on Fremont Street is definitely a setback
to the new synergy,"
Councilman Lawrence Weekly said.
In the early nineties, the downtown merchants and casino owners
got together and built the
$70M "Fremont Street Experience." You'd think it would be a good idea to not have one
of the corners dark. Considering the money involved, why can't hey come up with a mere $5M?
They just sold the Golden Nugget for $215M, so what's holding up this tiny $5M?
This is the second "Fest" site that closed its doors soon after hosting a party for us.
The Rio won't close, because their owners, Harrah's, are talking to Mrs Binion about buying her out.
Marty's Entertainment Page
suffer 41 months of layoffs
But America loves the way Bush is handling the economy?
Despite recent sharp jumps in orders and shipments, factories shed 26,000 workers in December,
the Labor Department said Friday. The December figures mark the 41st consecutive month of layoffs,
and bring overall manufacturing job losses to 2.8 million since mid-2000.
The pace of layoffs has slowed since summer,
but more than 500,000 factory jobs evaporated in 2003 alone.
The figures are a disappointment for workers and many analysts, who had predicted the beleaguered
manufacturing sector was turning the corner.
No, they lied to make Bush look better.
If Clinton had had this fawning, good puppy press, Gore's Dow would be at 18,000
we'd still have the Twin Towers and every American would have health care.
And isn't it disgusting that Americans are so stupid,
Everybody: How, ...stupid, ..are they?
They're so stupid, after losing 3 million jobs all the illegal
chimp has to do is stand in front of a
backdrop that says, "Creating jobs," and people tell themselves that he's doing a good job.
...but wait - it gets worse.
• AT&T froze 2004 management pay raises. Its 2003 job cuts rose from 10% to 12% of its workers.
• Sprint's local phone unit expects a 17% drop in 2004 capital spending to $1 billion.
• SBC Communications expects fourth-quarter job cuts will total 3,000 to 4,000.
• BellSouth will cut 1,074 jobs.
• Qwest Communications last month cut $3 billion in debt, to save $250 million a year in interest.
• Verizon said that more than 21,000 workers are
taking its buyout offer Attribution
I wish the candidates would mention the obvious a little more
We're heading in the wrong direction on all fronts, but the Giggling Murderer
might win his first national election unless people wake the "F" up.
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Subject: Clark will win
You're the man.
Bartcop is still the first site I go to every day.
By the way, I'm the (inset state name here) coordinator for the Clark campaign
(a volunteer position I sort of stumbled into) so keep up the good Clark stuff.
allies to Run Iraqi TV and Radio
Just like they run American TV and Radio
The Pentagon has awarded a (no bid?) $96 million contract to a
communications equipment maker BFEE
to run Saddam's old TV and radio network, now called al-Iraqiya, for a year.
Harris Corp., based in Melbourne, Fla.,
(That way Jeb gets a piece, too) will operate
the national newspaper formerly
run Ootie, in addition to running the broadcast network, said Howard L. Lance, chairman of the company.
Ninety six million to run a TV station and a radio station for
Nice work - if you're on the BFEE payroll.
...and want to bet that $96M turns into $160M due to "unforseen expenses?"
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With over 9500 polled, a clear majority
say Rush should do some prison time.
How many times did Rush say, "We are a nation of laws and nobody is above the law?"
He meant, "...unless you're super rich, white and Republican."
Oil prices hit fresh post-Iraq war highs on Monday as speculators bet on a market underpinned
by low U.S. crude inventories and the threat of another bout of Arctic weather in the United States.
Speculative funds have driven the price
strength, expecting another spell of very cold weather in the
U.S. Northeast, a center for heating oil demand.
"It's still a pretty firm market," said Marshall
Steeves, analyst at Refco.
"Crude supplies remain quite tight."
Crude supplies remain tight because Bush
is letting his friends price-gouge the public - again.
They knew in September that the Northeast would be cold in January - so why are supplies tight?
I should get a seven-figure job as an oil industry advisor.
I could tell them that it gets cold in the winter and less so in the summer.
I could predict with uncanny accuracy which weekends next year will have a
disproportionate amount of drivers filling up for a vacatioon to visit the grandparents.
That way, they won't be blindsided with "unexpected demand" in early summer.
And guess what?
It's going to be cold in the Northeast next January, too.
I'll let you have that one for free.
I used to work at Wal-Mart.
The anti-union video I had to watch was longer than the safety video
JW, Bakersfield, CA
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If you work for Dean or Clark and want help punching up a speech, use that address.
Pickles Bush's chat with Betty Bowers
Betty: It's lovely to be back in the White House, Laura --
Pickles: Oh, Betty, for goodness sake, call me what Bushie calls me -- Pickles!
Betty: But it was my understanding that the alarmingly indiscrete help in this building called you Pickled, dear.
Pickles: Well, not to my face and, I hope, only after my third breakfast margarita.
Betty: Well, I can hear those America-haters at Moveon.com now: "There are none so blind as those who will Nazi!"
The one on the right looks like he
could control himself in a tense situation.
Diana Ross to Accept Plea in DUI Charge
There will be no trial for Diana Ross on drunken driving charges.
During a pretrial hearing in Tucson City
Court, Ross' lawyers said she's ready
to accept a plea agreement and will change her earlier "not guilty" plea.
Details of the agreement, including what
type of plea Ross may enter
or whether any type of sentence might be involved, were not released.
Why do we have "secret justice?"
For all we know, she blew the judge and he dropped the charges
I thought the public had a right to know - at least we did under rightfully elected Bill Clinton.
This wasn't a lawsuit that both sides settled in a non-disclosure
"Ms Ross" endangered lives when she drove double-drunk.
The public has a right to know how she made this go away,
but I have bigger, smellier fish to fry than some pop diva's DWI coverup.
A visit finds the smash-hit series in robust health
Look out for the new Tony on "The Sopranos."
No, it's not a replacement for James Gandolfini.
America's favorite mob boss will be back March 7 after a 15-month break.
It's Tony Blundetto, a Soprano cousin just
out of prison, played by Steve Buscemi.
It doesn't get any better than Steve Buscemi.
he was one of my favorite people in all of show business before
he put on that firefighters uniform and helped out at Ground Zero.
Besides marrying Nancy Grace, this is one of the only ways I know
to slow time.
March 7 seems like forever, but it'll be here before the body hits the ground.
Also, Head Goombah David Chase says The Russian that Paulie
and Christopher shot in
"Pine Barrens," (funniest Sopranos episode ever, directed by Buscemi) and sadly, Furio, are history.
Subject: WTF - please respond
I just want to know one thing.
If your boy Clark doesn't get the nomination, will you support whomever the nominee is in the general election?
Also, whomever the president is next year,
don't you think that they should represent the American people
rather than some shady corporate interest? Isn't that the problem we have now? I don't know who Bush
represents, but it sure as shit isn't the American people.
I am anti-Bush.
I kinda expect people who read this page to know that.
Who *I* think the president ought to support is hardly the issue facing this country.
We need to get rid of Bush and I think Clark would be more effective at that.
One more thing, Fuck You.
Sorry, but you had that coming for insinuating that i'm some kind of Naderite or Repub brownshirt
because I disagree with you. If you read Eschaton on a regular basis, you know that shit ain't true.
> I can't tell if you're anti-Clark or pro-Dean.
> You could be a Republican who wants the best Democratic candidate to lose.
For that I get a "fuck you?"
I don't know most of the people who post at bartcop.com
How am I supposed to know the regulars at Eschaton?
With your manners, I'll bet you're very popular.
For the record, I'm voting Dennis in the
primaries (the ONLY serious candidate who isn't Bush Lite),
but I will support "Unnamed Democrat" in the general election.
Will you? I hope so, but somehow I doubt it.
Asked and answered.
It was a joy to meet you, K
Powell: No Proof in Linking Iraq to Al Qaeda
"They made me lie.
I didn't want to do it."
Colin Powell conceded Thursday that despite his assertions to the UN last year,
he had no "smoking gun" proof of a link between the Saddam and Al Qaeda.
"I have not seen smoking-gun, concrete evidence
about the connection, but I think the
possibility of such connections did exist, and it was prudent to consider them at the time that we did." .
You Sir, are a liar.
"Prudence" didn't get 500 soldiers killed.
Your boss's unquenchable hardon for oil and your bald-faced lies got those men killed.
You should be in prison for telling lies
that killed 500 soldiers.
You're a disgrace to this nation and your reputation is ruined.
Your obituary should read, "Colin
Powell, the lying bastard who helped Bush kill 7000 soldiers
in the Iraqi quagmire, died today from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his home."
American soldier body count in Iraq
Last issue it was
....this issue it's
Probablty next issue we'll be at 500
brave American soldiers killed for Bush's fake war,
the economy is still crashed and millions of families have no income,
yet half the country is pleased with the Monkey's performance.
Plus, at least
wounded for Bush's illegal oil grab.
David Hackworth says ten percent of the 130,000 have been med evac-d.
''They didn't do everything they could have
before 9/11 to prevent the
tragedy that was 9/11. This is a story that needs full investigation.''
-- Wesley K. Clark, (The K stands for gonna Kick Bush's ass) who says Bush,
distracted by plans to invade Iraq, discounted intelligence on Al Qaeda handed
over by outgoing Clinton administration officials in 2000, leaving security gaps
that made it easier for Osama bin Laden's terrorist agents to strike on Sept. 11, 2001, Attribution
While Al Qaeda was taking flying lessons, the GOP had hundreds of FBI agents
combing Arkansas trailer parks looking for women who wanted to make money
Subject: please cancel my subscription
Unfortunately, my wife lost the better paying
of her 2 jobs, further tightening the
already robbing-peter-to-pay-paul budget, thus making it impossible for me to sustain my
paltry donation of ten bucks a month. I PROMISE to re-up as soon as things get better.
SOMEBODY SAVE US FROM THIS MADMAN!
I'm sorry to hear that, but I certainly understand.
Bush has screwed millions of families with his Treasury giveaways
to the already super-rich,
and if you read yesterday's issue, you know they're not hiring anybody with Bush's windfall.
Move ON's statement about the Bush-Hitler dustup
We do not support the sentiment expressed in the two Hitler submissions. They were voted down by our
members and the public, who reviewed the ads and submitted nearly 3 million critiques in the process of
choosing the 15 finalist entries.
We agree that the two ads in question were
in poor taste and deeply regret that they slipped through our
screening process. In the future, if we publish or broadcast raw material, we will create a more effective filtering system.
I guess the only way to determine if this is a "backdown" would be to see the ads.
If the swastika fits, you must admit.
Sidebar: (From an e-mail without
As The Nation's John Nichols reports, MoveOn.org is being pounded upon hysterically by the Republican Party
over two ad contest entries -- mailed in from the public, not endorsed by MoveOn and even apologized for and
pulled from the website -- ads that compared George W. Bush to Adolf Hitler.
MoveOn notes sourly, however, that none
of this indignation was around when Max Cleland was smeared by
the GOP with TV ads comparing him to Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein.
Our side simply has no stomach for a fight.
We get beat up and spit on and shit on and we smile and ask for
Meanwhile, if CBS does a Reagan movie that doesn't have "Saint"
in the title,
the right-wing media pound them until they take the movie off their schedule - sight unseen.
I know this will make many of you flinch,
but the Democrats could use a little more BartCop aggression.
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"I'm too old to begin telling lies now."
--Paul O'Neill to Dick Cheney, who lies all the time Attribution
Clark's clothes switch is see-through
Denver slut re-writes Dowd's column to try to be just like her
I don't know what's come over me. Suddenly I just can't take my eyes off Gen. Wesley Clark.
I mean, since he started wearing argyle sweaters and corduroy pants, yum!
I'm telling you, when it comes to the other
Democrats in the race for the presidential nomination,
all buttoned-down tight in their conservative dark suits and ties, it's just soooo over.
Or ... maybe not.
Apparently it worked for Madonna.
She announced her endorsement of Clark "not only as a celebrity, but as an American citizen and a mother."
But we're not all material girls.
Gag me with a swastika.
This talentless, streetwalking hack could win a Pulitzer, just
like Dowd, for attacking Democrats.
This is what reporting has become under the giant whore tent that was once the Fifth Estate.
Take something as trivial as wearing a sweater, then pile on every possible negative connotation
and get a big raise from your Bush-loving boss (after sleeping with him, of course).
It stands as proof that Clark is such a threat to the B.F.E.E.'s
domination of global affairs that they order
Clark to be hit with these silly-ass charges that he's a fake if he puts on a sweater in January in New Hampshire.
Every candidate in the last forty years has made an appearance without wearing a suit, but Clark is guilty.
Little Miss Ass-for-Sale wants to tie Madonna to Clark?
Why not remind everyone that every four years, the GOP nominee is endorsed the the KKK?
No, you can't tell the damn truth - there's no money in the truth.
I say fuck Bush's good puppy press, and it's a good thing
the policy here at bartcop.com
is to avoid using the "C" word, because this lazy slut Diane Carman would qualify with f-ing bells on.
The press is supposed to be a government watch dog, but tramps like this are on their knees,
begging for a nickname from the never elected fraud who lied to get 500 brave soldiers kiled.
Hey slut, why don't you write about how the families of the dead
soldiers are coping?
Or won't your boss print a story unless it's an airhead-bullshit lie from an aging handjob artist?
Slut I am
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You have two minutes to speak your piece.
Subject: Ootie & Kootie
I highly doubt that President Bush made a direct call to a commander in Iraq telling him
to "drag" Oday and Qusay through the streets in some sort of over-exaggerated celebration.
No, what Bush did was a thousand times worse.
He put their disfigured corpses on every television screen on the planet Earth.
Bush never does anything on a small scale - except think.
Subject: Perkel's server = extra low spam
I saw you talking about Perkel's extra-low spam rates and I thought I'd share my experience with your readers.
I have had the same two email addresses
since 1997 -- if there is a spammer out there who says he doesn't have
my email address on his list, he's probably lying - ha ha. With Perkel's system, spams get filed in a special folder
which can be conveniently ignored. You can click on that folder to see the number of spams you didn't have to look at.
I just checked mine, and in the last 12
hours, I received 355 pieces of spam, of which I had ONE mistakenly delivered
to my inbox. I dragged that one over to the 'This is Spam' folder, and the system will 'learn' how to recognize it in the future.
What a system! If I had to press delete on 700 spams a day, I would be totally insane by now, I'm sure.
Thanks for the sanity, Perkel!
And thanks for mentioning my band on your great page, Bart -- keep up the good work!
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Warmonger explains war to a peacenik
by Bill Davidson - source unknown
PN: We sold chemical and biological materials to a power-hungry lunatic murderer?
WM: The issue is not what we sold, but rather what Saddam did.
PN: Didn't our ambassador to Iraq, April Glaspie, know about and green-light the invasion of Kuwait?
WM: Let's deal with the present, shall we?
WM: The main point is that we are invading
Iraq because Resolution 1441 threatened "severe consequences."
If we do not act, the Security Council will become an irrelevant debating society.
PN: So the main point is to uphold the rulings of the Security Council?
WM: Absolutely. ...unless it rules against us.
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