Chris Rock Robocalls for Obama

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The audio file is posted at via a report about Scarlett Johansson’s robocall
poster image via Boing Boing

so long and thanks for the plankton

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I realize it sounds like “good news” because for now, the Bush Administration just got smacked by a federal judge, but I’m not optimistic about how a constitutional showdown in the US Supreme Court might turn out.  November 2008 just seems a little too far away to make a difference to the world’s remaining whale population.

From the Associated Press via on Feb 4, 2008:

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Navy must follow environmental laws placing strict limits on sonar training that opponents argue harms whales, despite President Bush’s decision to exempt it, a federal judge ruled Monday.

The Navy is not “exempted from compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act” and a court injunction creating a 12 nautical-mile no-sonar zone off Southern California, U.S. District Judge Florence-Marie Cooper wrote in a 36-page decision.

“We disagree with the judge’s decision,” White House spokesman Tony Fratto said. “We believe the orders are legal and appropriate.”

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mammaquatia of the day

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and after a long, bouncing introduction, there’s even a song worthy of the footage.

Lots of synth…

thx Jezebel


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Hiding in plain sight… but fortunately for America, Slog’s most intrepid blogger asks Who’s Yo Mamma?
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run for cover, american apparel

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Or perhaps reconsider your advertising strategy if you happen to have stores in Virginia. From on Feb 3, 2008:

Police, saying they were responding to citizen complaints, carted away two large promotional photographs from the Abercrombie & Fitch store in Lynnhaven Mall on Saturday and cited the manager on obscenity charges.

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