Archive for June, 2004

Because if we have a free and democratic election, then the terrorists win…

June 30, 2004

No worries here – after all, we can certainly trust the thieves who stole our country to do the right thing. The government needs to establish guidelines for canceling or rescheduling elections if terrorists strike the United States again, says the chairman of a new federal voting commission. Such guidelines do not currently exist, said [...]

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Disney backs anti-Moore film

June 30, 2004

Disney, which refused to distribute Fahrenheit 9/11″ on the grounds that it is a thought provoking and truthful representation of how we were manipulated into the quagmire that Iraq has become political film, apparently has no problem with getting behind a film that they are praising as the anti-F9/11 . So now Disney is collaborating [...]

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Group calls for e-voting audit

June 30, 2004

This sounds like a very reasonable proposal. I bet Jeb! shoots it down like a voter-mandated initiative. Gov. Jeb Bush should increase voter confidence by calling Florida’s Legislature into special session to order an independent audit of the state’s voting system, a group of South Florida activists said Tuesday. The organization, which calls itself the [...]

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“F 9/11″ activist arrested for falling

June 30, 2004

Hillsborough Sheriffs Deputies arrested a 51 year old woman for handing out literature at an AMC theater. There were cops at every AMC theater that I am aware of. They were stationed in order to prevent under aged people from seeing this movie and to prevent others from exercising their freedom of speech. Actually, on [...]

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Get Up with MorningWood!

June 29, 2004

Get Up with MorningWood, on 70,000 Watt Community Radio WMNF 88.5 fm, Tampa, and streaming at wmnf.org. 4 to 6 am (eastern) every Tuesday! Studio line: 813-239- WMNF WOOD Building Fund Marathon WMNF is raising funds for our new building from Tuesday July 6 to Tuesday July 13. MorningWood Marathon is on the last day, [...]

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Castor, Deutsch share AFL-CIO endorsement

June 28, 2004

And Miami Mayor Alex Penelas was snubbed because his police force beat the shit out of some Union members during the FTA protests. Penelas has also been criticized for stopping the vote counting during the 2000 election – many feel that he left Al Gore hanging out to dry. Fuck Alex Penelas. The labor group [...]

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F 9/11 rakes in $22 million on first weekend

June 27, 2004

This weekend’s News” target=”_blank” href=”http://www.boxofficemojo.com/articles/news/?id=040627bo.htm”>More here: Around three million people elected Fahrenheit 9/11 to be the No. 1 movie of America. Incensing as many as it’s entrancing, writer-director Michael Moore’s Bush bash celebrated over the weekend with an estimated $21.8 million at 868 theaters, Lions Gate trumpeted on Sunday along with co-distributors IFC Films and [...]

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Fuck the fundamentalists

June 26, 2004

Dave runs a blog which seems pretty liberal, open minded, fair, and all that. Thats why I had a link to his blog on my blog. But now Im having second thoughts. See, Dave is a self-proclaimed fundamentalist, and while hes not holding me responsible for a comment left by a BlogWood reader, he does [...]

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Fahrenheit 9/11″

June 25, 2004

Just saw it. It’s everything you’ve heard. And more. Go see it. And if the theater chain in your neighborhood is strictly enforcing the age limits for this particular “R” rated movie, offer to buy some unaccompanied kids their tickets. Kids need to see this. They’re the ones who are gonna be killing and dying [...]

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Davis wants to overturn Cuba travel rules.

June 25, 2004

Jim Davis is taking advantage of the Bush administrations mishandling of Cuba. Yeah, like most other things they have touched, they have managed to screw things up there too. New travel restrictions designed to make W look tough against Castro have actually created a rift in the Cuban exile community, which traditionally votes strongly Republican. [...]

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