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Do we really need another reason to loathe Bush?

Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2005 10:36 am
by c-dog
I don't think so...but here is one anyways.

Gotta love W and Dirty Dick finding yet another way to expolit people in an effort to pad the pockets of themselves and their friends..


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Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:16 pm
by grant
For those who might miss the link, here's the headline and readout:

Gulf Coast slaves

Halliburton and its subcontractors hired hundreds of undocumented Latino workers to clean up after Katrina -- only to mistreat them and throw them out without pay.

Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:32 pm
by c-dog
Oh yeah - if you aren't a subscriber to Salon - you have to watch an advertisement before you can see their site...

Thanks Grant.

Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2005 1:09 pm
by Squid
I was eighteen when Elvis Costello's Spike was released. I remember reading the lyrics to "Tramp the Dirt Down" and marvelling at his hatred of Margaret Thatcher. I couldn't comprehend feeling such rancor toward a political leader. Sadly, I can now.

Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2005 3:00 pm
by Yarn
Anyone read Al Franken's new book? You should.

Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2005 6:16 pm
by Betty Felon
That's really sad.

Someone please retrieve the President from Japan, ok? I came here to get away from him, and now he's here, making meaningless soundbites about beef and whatnot.

Did anyone else think it was in incredibly poor taste to use 2/3's of his veteran's day speech to defend the war? He just doesn't understand people or the real point of important national events like Veteran's Day.

I felt pain and sadness for the people who fought in WWII or Vietnam, who had thier lives and person changed by witnessing horror in thier youth, who saw bombs explode and friends die, and who instead of being honored, found themselves being fed a commercial for an unnecessary war.

Swartzy's around here too....ew, they're like rats. When the ratings head south, they flee to the east.