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Red Right Returning…October 22nd

(Red Right Returning, a nautical mnemonic for the side of the buoy or marker on which to pilot a ship in order to stay in the channel, is a look back at the activity of the past week of the Republican candidates … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday; October 21st Edition

Breaking: President Obama fulfills the promise of ending the war in Iraq. All troops will come home by the end of the year. Libyan dictator Muammar Ghaddafi (Quaddafy, Khaddaffi, whatever) met his fate yesterday as Libyan rebels took the final stronghold of … Continue reading

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“Operation Odyssey Dawn” Begins

Seriously, whoever thinks up the tragically unhip names for these things needs to be sent into the theatre as the first line of offense. Obviously this is the biggest news of the day, so we might as well unpack it and … Continue reading

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Free Forum Friday March 11 Edition

What a week. Japan experienced one of the worst earthquakes ever recorded, plus a devastating tsunami. Wisconsin has been the center of controversy as the Senate Republicans jammed through the union busting legislation amidst increasingly vocal protests. There seem to … Continue reading

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The First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Traffic

As Monotreme noted earlier today, Libya’s Internet connectivity went dark on Thursday. It doesn’t seem that they turned off network traffic within the country, though. Rather, they simply used Internet Protocol (IP) filtering to prohibit data originating from outside Libya to … Continue reading

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Gadhafi Flees into Chavez’ Arms?

There are unconfirmed reports on Twitter (quoting Al Jazeera) that Col. Muammar Gaddafi has fled Libya for South America, possibly Venezuela. Comments, or further developments, may be posted below. Update: Gadhafi’s Son says his father is still in Libya and will … Continue reading

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