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Daily Briefing: Dix

* National Governors Association winter meeting like a Miss America pageant — Governors just want to help poor little sick children. [WP, NYT] * The Governors also give advice to each other about running for President. Haley Barbour fulfils his contractual obligation for one Civil War reference per sound bite. [NYT] * In other antebellum news, Al Sharpton finds out his ancestors were slaves to more than just a buffet line. [WP] * John Edwards’ staff orders him to spend Sunday night watching A Few Good Men after telling Bob Schieffer that “Americans can handle the truth.” [WP] * Congress living by the letter, not spirit of the “no joyriding in lobbyists’ Gulfstreams” law. [USAT] * White House warns Pakistan that aid money might decrease if they don’t find Osama, and that it’s totally Democrats fault. [NYT] * The Christian RightTM is having a hard time finding a Presidential candidate that hates all the right things. [NYT] * House will try to make amends for all that trouble in Holland, 1945. [NYT] Read more on Daily Briefing: Dix…
 

Happy Pentagon Day!

As we do every January 15, today we solemnly commemorate the completion of the world’s most awful structure, The Pentagon. It was on this day in Nineteen Hundred and Forty Three that the Masonic Magickal Monument was finished. Learn all about the very first demonic office building, after the jump. Read more on Happy Pentagon Day!…
 

America Not Going to Have to Break UK’s Thumbs

Expect Britain to quit being so nice to us all the time — ’cause they’re finally paid up. Back in 1945, we lent Great Britain 4.5 billion dollars at a killer 2% rate. Though it wasn’t entirely out of the goodness of our hearts — once FDR was outta the picture, the lend-lease “give shit to England for free” program dried up and we expected our largesse to be repaid. Read more on America Not Going to Have to Break UK’s Thumbs…
 

Happy Pearl Harbor Day! Feel Free to Detain a Japanese Family!

On this day, 64 65 years ago, America lost its innocence, and a bunch of ships. The “World Wide Web” is full of touching tributes to this historic day. Here’s one from Riehl World View. It’s about how we don’t deserve to celebrate Pearl Harbor Day because our country sucks now and is run by Al Gore. America was frightened of nothing when she began, not because she was brave, but because she was afraid of everything, being a mere niche on a coastline in a once distant and still foreboding land. Truer words were never spoken, patriot! More Pearl Harbor fun below decks! Read more on Happy Pearl Harbor Day! Feel Free to Detain a Japanese Family!…
 

Now What Poor Aide’s Going to Have to Break the News that FDR Founded Social Security?

We missed this, amid all the gruesome hurricane coverage. Our president celebrated the 60th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities in World War II in the classiest fashion imaginable, by likening himself to FDR. Speaking to recruits at a Coranado, Calif. naval base Bush laid it all out plainly: Read more on Now What Poor Aide’s Going to Have to Break the News that FDR Founded Social Security?…