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Be a Bloodthirsty Mercenary, or Look Just Like One!

Yesterday, we brought you the New York Times roundup of crappy campaign swag, an action which virtually guarantees that within a couple of weeks, college campuses will be rife with ironic hipsters strutting around with Huckabee messenger bags. Today’s shopping trip is to the wonderful, wonderful Blackwater store, a shop bursting with a fabulous array of fashions for him, her and baby, too! Read more on Be a Bloodthirsty Mercenary, or Look Just Like One!…
 

President Probably the Type Who Gives Gift Cirtificates For Birthdays

Vladimir Putin’s Kennebunkport visit ended with a surprising shared defense proposal that both sides will debate for a while before ultimately shelving until both presidents are replaced by overwhelmed successors. Also, G. H. W. Bush gave Vlad a present! Read more on President Probably the Type Who Gives Gift Cirtificates For Birthdays…
 

Time To Cross Everybody Off Your List

We got a crucial e-mail from GOP.com today: You must order your 2007 Republican calendar by Thursday to receive these beauties in time for Jesus’ “birth day.” “The holidays can be a hectic time of year for us all,” the GOP tells us. “Cross one more item off your to-do list by purchasing this limited edition calendar as a gift for your friends and family today.” There’s a lot more to the calendars than sexy pictures of Big Time stroking a fence pole. For example, here’s a picture of Bush personally keeping soldiers from escaping Iraq. Read more on Time To Cross Everybody Off Your List…
 

Katherine Harris Is a Force of Nature (Among Other Things)

Congresswoman Katherine Harris folds out conveniently into a comfortable hide-a-bed. (AP) You cannot stop Katherine Harris. You can only hope to contain her. As she told some room full of old Floridians yesterday: “Perhaps in some elite circles, the reason I have not gotten more support… is because they don’t believe I can be controlled[.]” No man can tame her. No blouse can rein her in. No sweater can hold her back. And hey, in that Center for Public Integrity report we glossed over and partially misread earlier today, there’s this little gem of a Katherine Harris anecdote: At least 150 forms list no sponsor. In one such instance in 2003, Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Fla., was a guest at The Breakers resort in Palm Beach, Fla., site of the Restoration Weekend event Nov. 14-16. Harris’s form shows that her hotel room cost $1,032 and her meals $259.56. But it fails to reveal the trip’s sponsor, itinerary or purpose, instead referring the reader to an attached three-page agenda. Rest of the story, after the jump. Read more on Katherine Harris Is a Force of Nature (Among Other Things)…