Monthly Archives: October 2007

Bushliburton’s Latest Scam: Fake FEMA Press Conference

After this, nothing surprises us about the lies brazenly foisted off on the American public by a federal government run amok under the mismanagement of the Bushliburton administration.  Apparently FEMA learned a lot from Katrina, this week, in response to the California fires, FEMA officials held a fake news conference.  
As reported by USA Today:
Those weren’t reporters […]

A Little Blood Won’t Deter The Bushliburton Administration

(Cross posted at Out Of Iraq Bloggers Caucus.)

Condoleeza Rice is confronted by Desiree Farooz inside the hearing room for the House Foreign Affairs Committee today in this photo by AP photographer Charles Dharapak.  Rice seems unmoved by the demonstration, which seems to be par for the course for the Bushliburton administration.  No matter how much […]

Ellen DeGeneres: Where Are You When Puerto Rican Mutts Need You?

Rather than using your media clout to steamroll a local dog rescue group, when you know you did not abide by the rules, why aren’t you using your clout to intervene on behalf of the animals that seem to have been cruelly exterminated in Puerto Rico, as reported by Rory Carroll in The Guardian:
An internet […]

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Taking It All Off Because Of Global Warming

In our previous post titled “Baring Your Butt (and more) For Art” we brought our readers the story about 20,000 people who shed their clothes in a public square in Madrid, all in the name of art. Today we bring to you a short video, courtesy of Greenpeace about 600 people who hiked up to […]

Chalk One Up For The Good Guys: Spammers Get Five Years In The Clink

As reported in the Guardian:
One of the world’s first successful prosecutions against internet ’spammers’ has seen two men sentenced to five years in jail in Arizona.
The two, who sent millions of unsolicited pornographic emails and netted millions of dollars, were the subjects of the first US prosecution under new federal anti-spam laws, US Department of […]

Rehab Southern California Style: Trouble In Paradise

(A follow-up to the previous posting Spring Break: Rehab Southern California Style.)
The high end rehab resorts in Malibu, California seem to be coming under fire according to the October 9th edition of the Los Angeles Times in an article titled “The trouble with rehab, Malibu-style“ by Paul Pringle:
Hollywood rehab can produce unhappy endings, even when the patient isn’t named […]

One Military Community’s Ultimate War Sacrifice

(Cross posted at Out Of Iraq Bloggers Caucus.) 
This is the front page of today’s The Olympian, a local paper for those who reside in the Olympia, Washington area.  Every person pictured on the front page was living, likely building a family, and building a career of service in the military as a part of the local community […]

Economic Goals Of The Iraq War: Disaster Capitalism

(Cross posted at Out Of Iraq Bloggers Caucus.) 
It has all become exceedingly clear for us here at BFD Blog! why the Bushliburton administration started the war in Iraq, it was so that their constituent business backers could exploit the disasters of our times, both those caused by natural acts in the environment, and those caused […]

Self Defense: Geek Style

Those ever clever geeks have come up with a do-it-yourself stun gun:
 

 
Homemade Stun Gun Under $10 - video powered by Metacafe
This seems to be a product of the fertile mind of Sean over at Geek With Laptop.  Staff here at BFD figures Sean must be the life of the party when he brings his gadgets.  […]

Beware The Neglected Jelly

Beware the lowly jellied candy, neglect or disregard of its exalted status can be hazardous.  Jellied candies are to be preserved in a place of honor, always.  After honor, and prior to putrescence, jellied candies are to be consumed by the human energy production system with appreciative gusto, followed by sufficient gratitude.
Don’t believe this?  Then take […]

The Face Of A War Profiteer

(Cross posted at Out Of Iraq Bloggers Caucus.) 
Take a good look at the man on the left, with the smirk on his face, that is Erik Prince, the highly successful war profiteer who founded and runs Blackwater.  The man on the right is Stephen Ryan, Prince’s attorney, who seems quite amused as his client stonewalled […]

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