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  • ajoliver commented on the diary post Thou Shalt Not Make Fun of World War I by David Swanson.

    2014-01-07 21:04:42View | Delete

    Hmmm, a good time to re-visit the musical “Oh, What a Lovely War”,
    the “new attraction” at the Brighton Amusement Pier”. . .
    if you like your war humor dark and relentless.
    Is there any other kind?

  • ajoliver commented on the diary post Uncle Sam = Big Brother? by Alan Grayson.

    2013-06-15 12:04:37View | Delete

    What is Grayson talking about?
    We have ALWAYS been at war with East Asia, and um, OK, Southwest Asia and Southeast Asia most of the time.

  • ajoliver commented on the diary post Washington Post Discards All Journalistic Standards in Attack on Social Security by Dean Baker.

    2011-10-30 11:41:21View | Delete

    When Dubya was Prez, he made a point of going to the W. Virginia SS headquarters. He waved around a stack of Trust Fund T-Bills and called them “worthless IOU’s”. During that same period of time, Bush was buying T-Bills for himself. A question for Dean: What T-Bills are backed by the “full faith and [...]

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    2011-10-30 11:35:28View | Delete