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States and Unions: Why Have Either? Liveblogging the SOTU, Part Deux

Oh hi, how is the State of the Union? Sounds pretty gassy so far, what with the drilling for natural gas in every national park, and the drilling for more Blackwater spills on every U.S. coast, and shale oil extraction to ruin the Earth for a thousand generations, etc. Yay? Why not just, uh, stop having a civilization based on the burning of fossil fuels? Well, that will happen soon enough! ALSO: What is with the Pac-Man Jobs Program? Read more on States and Unions: Why Have Either? Liveblogging the SOTU, Part Deux…
 

Meet Débutante Fred: Liveblogging the GOP Debate

DEARBORN, Michigan — Here we are in the place that best sums up America in 2007: A sad, rotten symbol of crippled U.S. industry and the vanishing middle class and the whole beat frozen rust belt dying in the American night. Also: Dearborn has many Scary Muslims! So the Republican candidates can at least always change the subject to how well foreign immigrants in Dearborn have done compared to their under-employed debt-ridden white neighbors … okay, well maybe not that exact point. Oh who are we kidding. Rudy will just chant “9/11″ until Ford magically starts selling cars again. America is back! Read more on Meet Débutante Fred: Liveblogging the GOP Debate…