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Fighting back

Bob Herbert and Paul Krugman of the NYT say now is not time for U.S. liberals to quit. Here's Krugman's column, No surrender: resident Bush isn't a conservative. He's a radical – the leader of a coalition that deeply dislikes America as it is. Part of that coalition wants to tear down the legacy of […]

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Let the games begin :(

From an NYT story: Some Bush supporters say they anticipate a 'revolution' and Confident Bush outlines plan for second term. RLINGTON, Va., Nov. 3 – Exulting in their electoral victories, President Bush's conservative supporters immediately turned to staking out mandates for an ambitious agenda of long-cherished goals, including privatizing Social Security, banning same-sex marriage, remaking the […]

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Tarantino to shoot kung fu movie in Mandarin – and badly-dubbed English

Since he had so much fun with Kill Bill's Japanese scenes, Quentin Tarantino wants to do a chop-sockey movie in Mandarin, reports the BBC. But there's a twist: He will also shoot a second version of the film, dubbed with a deliberately out-of-synch English soundtrack. “I enjoyed shooting all the Japanese stuff in Kill Bill, […]

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