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Zombie Condi Demonized by Leftist Press

Posted by glasscastle on 26th October 2005

Check out the photo of Condoleezza Rice
that was published by USA Today last week: Notice anything peculiar about
her eyes? No, Condi isn’t possessed; the photo was manipulated.

This news comes courtesy of From The Pen, which found a pre-doctored version
of the Associated Press photo on Yahoo! Espana:

from Michelle Malkin

Looks like George has been passing around the Zombie
juice jar again….

Here is the retraction
from USA Today

Editor’s note: The photo of Condoleezza Rice that originally
accompanied this story was altered in a manner that did not meet USA
TODAY’s editorial standards. The photo has been replaced by a properly
adjusted copy. Photos published online are routinely cropped for size
and adjusted for brightness and sharpness to optimize their appearance.
In this case, after sharpening the photo for clarity, the editor brightened
a portion of Rice’s face, giving her eyes an unnatural appearance. This
resulted in a distortion of the original not in keeping with our editorial

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Bush the Joker – Top One-liners of 2004

Posted by glasscastle on 26th October 2005

There were to many great candidates,
it took us ten months to compile and evaluate the contenders.Both Bush
himself and American history took a hit when George missed his calling
as a stand-up comic…

#10: "I
want you to know. Karyn is with us. A West Texas girl, just like me." -Nashville,
Tenn., May 27, 2004

#9: "Then you wake up at the high school level and find out that the
illiteracy level of our children are appalling." -Washington, D.C.,
Jan. 23, 2004

#8: "Free societies are hopeful societies. And free societies will
be allies against these hateful few who have no conscience, who kill at
the whim of a hat." -Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 2004

#7: "I want to thank the astronauts who are with us, the courageous
spacial entrepreneurs who set such a wonderful example for the young of
our country." -Washington, D.C. Jan. 14, 2004

#6: "We will make sure our troops have all that is necessary to complete
their missions. That’s why I went to the Congress last September and proposed
fundamental – supplemental funding, which is money for armor and body parts
and ammunition and fuel." -Erie, Pa., Sept. 4, 2004

#5: "After standing on the stage, after the debates, I made it very
plain, we will not have an all-volunteer army. And yet, this week – we
will have an all-volunteer army!" -Daytona Beach, Fla., Oct. 16, 2004

#4: "Tribal sovereignty means that; it’s sovereign. I mean, you’re
a – you’ve been given sovereignty, and you’re viewed as a sovereign entity.
And therefore the relationship between the federal government and tribes
is one between sovereign entities." -Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2004

#3: "I hear there’s rumors on the Internets that we’re going to have
a draft." -second presidential debate, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 8, 2004

#2: "Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many
OB-GYNs aren’t able to practice their love with women all across this country." -Poplar
Bluff, Mo., Sept. 6, 2004

#1: "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." -Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2004

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