Thursday, February 28, 2008

For Agent 99

Monday, February 25, 2008

Davis Needs Three

He's pitching a hissy and you gotta email God and everyone, and login to YouTube and comment a lot, catapult the propaganda so that he can take over the world.

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Saturday Night Music Videos

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Lou Reed is stopping by tonight!
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Thursday, February 21, 2008

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Monday, February 18, 2008

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Saturday Night Music Videos

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Tonight I bring you my favorite folk duo Simon & Garfunkel.
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Friday, February 15, 2008

Betty Hall for Queen of the Universe

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I wonder if that jaded old fucker, John Conyers, will be able to sleep now....

[UPDATE: Progressive Democrats weigh in.]

From My Daughter

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Bam! Pow! Biff! Oof! Kaboom!

In which KO calls * a "fascist" and suggests he get a t-shirt with the word on it. Calls him a liar again, and adds that what * says is crap. Now will you guys listen to me?

[I switched to the MSNBC player because I think they should get all the props possible for airing this.]

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Colbert Nails Gay Lobbyist

In two parts: here and here....

(Links fixed... BB2)

Monday, February 11, 2008

I Must Be Sick or Something

This dumb clip gets me all choked up....

Saturday, February 09, 2008

I'm Ready To Go!

Saturday Night Music Videos

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Time for some Outlaw Music with Willie Nelson
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Thursday, February 07, 2008

Another Assault (Updated)

"Just a drop in a bucket."
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Update 2/7/08:

Yesterday it was reported that last weeks sewage spill was actually the second in a series of spills. On January 25th 2.5 million gallons of raw sewage was released into the same creek as the second spill. KTVU TV reports:
The head of the state Environmental Protection Agency Wednesday called for independent review of the regional water board after an investigation revealed a second major sewage spill into the San Francisco Bay. State water officials said their investigation had revealed that last week's spill of 2.7-million gallons of partially treated sewage into the Bay was preceded by the release of about 2.5 million gallons of virtually raw sewage during a storm on Jan. 25. The Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin reported the first spill to the state Regional Water Quality Control board, which oversees the water treatment plant in Mill Valley. But the Marin agency did not report to state officials how much sewage was released and used an incorrect date.
Linda Adams, who heads the state Environmental Protection Agency, wants an independent review of the regional water board because it failed to immediately investigate the first sewage spill."Although it appears that the Sewerage Agency failed in its responsibility to report the original incident as required by state law, the Regional Board staff apparently missed at least two opportunities to investigate the matter," Adams wrote in a letter to Regional Water Board Executive Officer Bruce Wolfe. "I respectfully request that you immediately authorize a thorough and independent investigation of the Regional Board's standard operating procedures concerning emergencies of this nature," the letter read.
The original post follows....

Once again San Francisco Bay is under assault by the byproducts of civilization. This past Thursday a combination of sewage and storm water, 2.7 million gallons of it, poured into Richardson Bay which opens into San Francisco Bay between Sausilito and Tiburon.

The Raw Story has this to report:

The accidental release occurred Thursday night when rainwater overwhelmed the facility and an emergency alarm system failed, Marin County officials said Friday.

County health officials are warning the public to avoid fishing or touching water in or around Richardson Bay, an arm of San Francisco Bay that stretches between Tiburon and Sausalito.

Officials have posted signs warning of possible contamination at beaches and waterfronts along Richardson Bay. They are also conducting tests near the accident site to determine the extent of the spill and possible public health issues.

The spill happened after a worker at the treatment plant failed to turn on enough pumps to handle the amount of water flowing into the facility during a storm, said Stephen Danehy of the Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin. Staff had gone home when the alarm was triggered around 4:30 p.m.

The emergency telephone notification service the facility uses for nighttime alerts also failed, leaving a voicemail for an on-duty staffer, he said.

The problem wasn't discovered until an off-duty worker checked the facility's status remotely on the Internet around 8 p.m., Danehy said. The overflow was fixed a half-hour later.

Yet another incident caused by human error helping to damage the bay.

At least we can be encouraged since:
Danehy said most of the wastewater that flooded into the bay has been carried out by the tides, and that there will likely be little other cleanup needed.

"In the grand scheme of things, 2 million gallons is a lot of water," he said. "But going into the area where it drained into, it was a drop in the bucket. And this was diluted and treated, to some degree."


Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Sunday, February 03, 2008

A Matter of Degrees


Watch the entire show February 10th 8 PM ET, 9 PM PT

Saturday, February 02, 2008

Saturday Night Music Videos

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Tonight we take a trip back to England and pay a visit to Manfred Man!
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