Archive for December, 2003

Why does the Tampa Tribune hate American workers?

December 30, 2003

And why don’t major newspapers have a Labor section to balance their Business sections? Just wondering. From the fawning tone of this article, it sounds like the Tribune is strongly in favor of moving high paying white collar jobs overseas. To be fair, this trend seems to have created at least 2 jobs in this [...]

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Get Up with MorningWood!

December 30, 2003

Today on MorningWood, on Community Radio WMNF 88.5 fm, Tampa, and streaming at wmnf.org. 4 to 6 am every Tuesday! Its The Best of MorningWood! This is the last show of the year, so Im gonna play a bunch of crap youve probably already heard like 2 or 3 times and call it a best [...]

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IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH

December 29, 2003
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH

Dont help the terrorists. Keep your Zodiac secrets secret! FBI Links Almanacs With Terror Planning The FBI (search) is warning police nationwide to be alert for people carrying almanacs (search), cautioning that the popular reference books covering everything from abbreviations to weather trends could be used for terrorist planning. …… It urged officers to watch [...]

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Tis the season: HARTline to raise fares, cut routes.

December 29, 2003

Continuing a holiday tradition, HARTline plans to raise $150,000 on the backs of Hillsborough Countys poorest citizens while cutting routes they depend on to work and shop. Why does this refrain seem so familiar? The poor could always walk, but there are few navigable sidewalks around here, traditionally one of most dangerous places in the [...]

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December 25, 2003

Stay scared. You’re easier to control that way. French justice and law enforcement officials on Thursday said they found little evidence that terrorists were planning to use U.S.-bound aircraft to launch attacks against American targets over Christmas, despite warnings from the U.S. government that prompted the cancellation of six flights.

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Civitas’ Christmas con?

December 24, 2003

Civitas is hoping that no one is paying attention, being that this is the busiest time of the year for many folks. If Ed Turanchik has his way, we will all groggily wake up in February with fuzzy recollections of tipsy holiday land swapping all but forgotten. The Tampa Housing Authority is postponing a decision [...]

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Today on MorningWood

December 23, 2003

Today on MorningWood, on Community Radio WMNF 88.5 fm, Tampa, and streaming at wmnf.org. 4 to 6 am every Tuesday! Todays MorningWood highlights: The Pledge continues, and is now considered labor friendly! I, Norwood, do hereby pledge to play absolutely no holiday songs on MorningWood during this holiday season. These days. we are inundated with [...]

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Saddam capture: made for TV, “based” on reality.

December 22, 2003

Remember Jessica Lynch? Breathless reports of a daring rescue, led by brave American troops, and documented by video clips supplied by the Pentagon? Later, it turned out that much of the story of Jessicas capture was pure propagandistic fantasy. Well, here we go again: Saddam Hussein was captured by US troops only after he had [...]

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Tort reform scam

December 22, 2003

Jeb Bush and the Florida legislature pushed Medical tort reform on Florida this summer. Its heating up as a national issue, as W attempts to scare and bribe doctors into signing up, all in the name of fixing malpractice rates. Wampum has an excellent post up on the dishonest tactics employed by backers of med [...]

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Keeping the niggers down

December 22, 2003

Jeb Bush has been fighting civil rights groups who are attempting to overturn an archaic racist law that bans felons in Florida who have paid their debt to society from voting. A federal appeals court Friday ordered a trial in a lawsuit that claims Florida’s law barring felons from voting is unconstitutional because it discriminates [...]

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