January 25th, 2003


go Clinton

"In times like this, states usually get a little extra help from Washington, but instead they're going to give the money to me. I get the money," Clinton, who made $9.2 million in speaking fees in 2001, said to hoots of laughter.

"As you can see, I can afford a nice suit and tie, but I need an income tax cut, a dividend tax cut," he said sarcastically.

The Republican helping-their-rich-buddies tax cut helping Clinton?!? *waits for the screams of right-wingers everywhere* Hee! The full news article found here.
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dissension in the enemy ranks is always a good thing

An irked GOP caucus steps in - Racial overtones in a leadership fight may damage the party, legislators warn.

Embarrassed by the racial overtones of a fight to succeed California Republican Party Chairman Shawn Steel, GOP members of the state Assembly condemned the dispute and distanced themselves from the party insiders behind it. ...

"More than a decade of effort to expand the reach of the Republican Party's policies and messages into minorities is being seriously undermined," said the letter from the caucus. ...

Back was considered the front-runner to replace Steel at the upcoming state party convention. But days after Trent Lott was forced to resign last month as U.S. Senate majority leader for making racially insensitive remarks, Back's opponents began circulating a newsletter from 1999 that they said called Back's racial sensitivity into question. Back had included in the newsletter an essay written by a conservative theorist who argued that Reconstruction, not slavery, bred long-standing problems between blacks and whites in the South.

Full article here in the Sacramento Bee.
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Big Gay Vince, bastard, Southpark me

pass the Rolaids®

What we had tonight was basically a Thanksgiving dinner: 10 lbs. turkey, mashed potatoes & gravy, stuffing, and biscuits. For dessert: peach cobbler -- sans ice cream though. *burps* Why did ya'll let me eat so much?? ;o)