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Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Things just keep getting nuttier and nuttier

When oh when are Republicans going to stand up to idiotic crap like this? In one of his trademark comedic rants, Bill Maher touched on the Army's recruitment goals and how they are falling short.

“More people joined the Michael Jackson fan club,” Maher said. “We’ve
done picked all the low-lying Lynndie England fruit, and now we need warm

Well, Republican Congressman Spencer Bachus from Alabama said that there is treas'nous talk:

I think it borders on treason,” Bachus said. “In treason, one
definition is to undermine the effort or national security of our

Crazily, he goes on to say:

"I don't want him prosecuted," Bachus said. "I want him off the
air.", Congressman Bachus, if you really thought it was treasonous wouldn't you want him prosecuted? If you just want him off the air, then I guess it would just be a case of you not agreeing with his politics and you hoping that enough pressure will force HBO to pull him off the air? Sounds alot like censorship to me.


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