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Woody Guthrie – Jesus Christ

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I wish I could strap Glenn Beck in a chair and play this song over and over. How long before his head explodes do ya think?

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July 3rd, 2010 at 5:47 pm

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The Onion: Exhausted Noam Chomsky Just Going To Try And Enjoy The Day For Once

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I know how Professor Chomsky feels. Sometimes I’m just too tired to blog.

LEXINGTON, MA—Describing himself as “terribly exhausted,” famed linguist and political dissident Noam Chomsky said Monday that he was taking a break from combating the hegemony of the American imperialist machine to try and take it easy for once.

“I just want to lie in a hammock and have a nice relaxing morning,” said the outspoken anarcho-syndicalist academic, who first came to public attention with his breakthrough 1957 book Syntactic Structures. “The systems of control designed to manufacture consent among a largely ignorant public will still be there for me to worry about tomorrow. Today, I’m just going to kick back and enjoy some much-needed Noam Time.”

“No fighting against institutional racism, no exposing the legacies of colonialist ideologies still persistent today, no standing up to the widespread dissemination of misinformation and state-sanctioned propaganda,” Chomsky added. “Just a nice, cool breeze through an open window on a warm spring day.”

Sources reported that the 81-year-old Chomsky, a vociferous, longtime critic of U.S. foreign policy and the political economy of the mass media, was planning to use Monday to tidy up around the house a bit, take a leisurely walk in the park, and possibly attend an afternoon showing of Date Night at the local megaplex.

There’s more. Good ole Onion.

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July 2nd, 2010 at 8:26 pm

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Peoria Global Warming Solutions Group

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Hey kids, here’s an urgent announcement:

The Peoria Global Warming Solutions group meets tonight, Thursday, July 1 at 6:30pm at the Peoria Lakeview Public Library.

The Global Warming Solutions Group meets every the first Thursday of each month at 6:30pm. They are working on sustainability projects and are always in need of new ideas and people to share the passion.

Next month I’ll give more notice.

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July 1st, 2010 at 10:19 am