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Thursday, July 29, 2010

News Roundup for 7/29/10

Soon to be a penniless hobo?

-Headline of the day-
"Sherrod Announces She’ll Sue Breitbart."

Go Shirley!

After professional jackass Andy Breitbart put up a heavily edited clip of a speech she made one time, things went very badly for Shirley Sherrod very quickly. Luckily, she's come up with a remedy. Speaking to the National Association of Black Journalists convention in San Diego, she told the crowd she would "definitely" sue Andy stupid.

Or "stupider," rather -- I regret the error.

"He had to know that he was targeting me," she said. With a headline like "Video Proof: The NAACP Awards Racism–2010," I'd say that was a pretty sure bet.

"How can I get involved," you ask? Well, you can go over to Andy's Big Government story about the suit and type "HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!" all over the comment thread. It won't actually accomplish anything constructive, but it's a fun way to kill a little time. (New York Times)

-Cartoon time with Mark Fiore-
Everyone knows that the war in Afghanistan is super-duper complicated, but with the leak of classified information about the whole thing, we're learning that it's even more super-duper complicateder than we thought! And this is bad, because it undermines our secret weapon, which is...

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So ignore the leaked documents and say to yourself over and over, "I don't care, I don't care, I don't care..." You'll see, it works! (

-Bonus HotD-
"GOP Filibusters Small Business Bill After Criticizing Dems For Delay."

In the military, they call this "hurry up and wait"... Or bullshit... Really depends on who you're talking to. (Huffington Post)

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