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Are you kidding me?
Tuesday, January 31, 2006
I can’t believe what just came out of Brian Williams's mouth in tonight’ NBC Nightly News. In a voice-over of pictures of ABC News co-anchor Bob Woodruff and cameraman Doug Vogt arriving (along with about 12 un-named injured soldiers) at Andrews AFB on stretchers after being bombed in Iraq, he said "This scene plays out constantly here but normally well outside the view of cameras."

What? Are you kidding me? What does that mean? Does that mean it’s only important to show if reporters and camera men come home in tatters? Does that mean it’s not important to see our soldiers coming back wounded? That it’s not allowed to show soldiers coming back wounded? What? Is he looking at us with a strait face and trying to report that the soldiers coming back wounded is never filmed is simply another fact to report and not a direct consequence of NBC’s failure to film it?

"This scene plays out constantly here but normally well outside the view of cameras." WHY? WHY BRIAN? WHY DOES THIS PLAY OUT "WELL OUTSIDE THE VIEW OF CAMERAS"???!! Ever think to ask that?

Doesn’t the nation see the irony of him saying that? Am I crazy? Anyone?…..Bueller? ….(Crickets.)
posted by Haik Bedrosian @ 7:24 PM   2 comments
Chronolgy of Bush Quotes
Monday, January 30, 2006
Here’s a little chronology of quotes I compiled…

"The new Pakistani general -- just been elected -- he's not been elected... the guy took over office...it appears he's going to bring stability to the country and I think that's good news for the sub continent. "
"And you can name him? "
"General, I can name the general... "
"And it's..."
"General."
- WHDH-TV Boston November 3, 1999

"And so I don't think our troops ought to be used for what's called nation-building." -CBS October 11, 2000

"If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator." Bush said. –CNN December 18, 2000

"So I don't know where he [Osama bin Laden] is. You know, I just don't spend that much time on him, Kelly, to be honest with you…And, again, I don't know where he is. I -- I'll repeat what I said. I truly am not that concerned about him." -White House Press Secretary March 13, 2002

And in discussing the threat posed by Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, Bush said: "After all, this is the guy who tried to kill my dad." –CNN September 27, 2002

"The British government has learned that Saddam Hussein recently sought significant quantities of uranium from Africa." -White House Press Secretary January 28, 2003

"Admiral Kelly, Captain Card, officers and sailors of the USS Abraham Lincoln, my fellow Americans, major combat operations in Iraq have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed." -CNN May 1, 2003

"There are some who feel like that the conditions are such that they can attack us there. My answer is bring them on." Bush said. -USA Today July 7, 2003

One [slide] pictured Mr. Bush looking under a piece of furniture in the Oval Office, at which the president remarked: "Those weapons of mass destruction have got to be here somewhere." After another one, showing him scouring the corner of a room, Mr. Bush said: "No, no weapons over there," he said. And as a third picture, this time showing him leaning over, appeared on the screen the president was heard to say: "Maybe under here?" –BBC
March 26, 2004

"Now, by the way, any time you hear the United States government talking about wiretap, it requires -- a wiretap requires a court order. Nothing has changed, by the way. When we're talking about chasing down terrorists, we're talking about getting a court order before we do so." -White House Press Secretary August 5, 2004

"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." -White House Press Secretary August 5, 2004

"I think it's important for me to be thoughtful and sensitive to those [Cindy Sheehan] who have got something to say," he said. "But I think it's also important for me to go on with my life." –MSNBC August 20, 2005

"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job." –Washington Post September 6, 2005

posted by Haik Bedrosian @ 10:20 PM   1 comments
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The Deatbeat Club isn't just the best show on public access. It might just be the best thing on TV period.


posted by Haik Bedrosian @ 12:21 AM   1 comments
Fake Green Party News from the Onion
Sunday, January 29, 2006
Here is a funny fake news piece from The Onion.
posted by Haik Bedrosian @ 11:56 PM   0 comments
Irony of IRV
Saturday, January 28, 2006


There are a couple of ironic aspects to Burlington's experiment with IRV.

The first is that it remedies a situation that has never occured, namely a mayoral runoff election in this city.

The second irony is a bit more subtle and no doubt lost on all but a wonkish few. One of the selling points of IRV is that- as opposed to the old, 40%+ plurality system, this system is guarenteed to produce majority winner. ...But does it really? ...hmmm?

No. Not really. Beacuse city officials have allowed us the option to rank as many or as few candidates as we wish. If everyone decided to vote for one, and only one candidate, in an election that was crowded and close, then the candidate with the most votes would win, regardless of her percentage total.

So in theory, there could be 100 mayoral candidates in a Burlington IRV race, where all voters chose to rank only their top choice, with 99 candidates getting just under 1% and the winner becoming mayor-elect with just over 1% of the vote.

Or if you really want to get nuts with this: say only one guy comes out and he votes for himself. He would be elected mayor with a single vote, and as the IRV law is written, that would be lawful and there would be no remedy to change the outcome.

Of course the more likely scenario is that someone (Hinda Miller) will be elected on the first ballot.
posted by Haik Bedrosian @ 10:42 PM   1 comments
Burlington Democrats Get Website
Tuesday, January 24, 2006
The Burlington Democratic Party finally has a website. It seems like they were the last party to get one, but does anyone know what happened to the Burlington Green's site? It seems to have gone off the air.

posted by Haik Bedrosian @ 10:56 PM   1 comments
Law and Money
Sunday, January 22, 2006

I would like to recognize the efforts of Burlington’s City Attorney Joe McNeil and Treasurer, Brendan Keleher. While local civic discourse has often been reserved for the praise or denigration of politicians, these two men have quietly served as pillars of leadership in Burlington for decades.

As each election cycle carries the people’s representatives in and out of office, McNeil and Keleher patiently and skillfully guide them through the complexities of running the city, by means of law and money, the essential levers of power in city government. Their careful stewardship has provided Burlington with invaluable continuity and helped clarify and amplify the collective voice of our city.
posted by Haik Bedrosian @ 6:02 PM   0 comments
2006 Burlington Mayoral Race

This year’s mayoral race is interesting. Peter Clavelle is arguably the all time champion of Burlington mayors. By the time his last term ends he will have served a total of fifteen years as mayor, longer than any predecessor...

He served from 1989 to 1993 and will have served again from 1995 to 2006. He has decided not to run again.

The most recent mayoral race in 1993 capped the last of the two-year cycles and opened a new era of three-year mayoral terms. The 2006 election will be the second to bestow a three year mayoral term and the first to do it by “instant run-off voting” or IRV.

Let’s look at whose running. Democrat John Tracy was the first to jump in. That seemed to surprise and annoy Clavelle. Kevin Curley has said he’s running again, although it might behoove the republican party to nominate someone else. Democrats Andy Montoll and Hinda Miller will square off in the democratic caucus for the nomination, but not it seems now Tracy won’t, because he changed his mind. Progressive Jane Knodell wants to run, also. There’s never been a woman mayor of Burlington, but that might change next election.
posted by Haik Bedrosian @ 4:53 PM   6 comments
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