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Quote of the Day


“If she has no man by her side at her age, he will never appear. Condoleezza Rice needs a company of soldiers. She needs to be taken to barracks where she would be satisfied.”

Cro-Magnon Russian politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky, leader of Russia’s Liberal and Democratic Party.

from the New York Daily News

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IN RECENT YEARS, I have become increasingly
concerned by a host of radical government policies that now threaten
many basic principles espoused by all previous administrations, Democratic
and Republican.

Our favorite ex-President, Jimmy Carter, from an editorial
in today’s L.A. Times

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What if the tables were turned and we were weak and had a natural resource a powerful Islamic nation needed? If this nation invaded us promising to install a good, moral Islamic government, would any of us ever accept that? Would we ever give up the struggle to make them go away? We would be motivated by a hatred that would never tire.

Michael Hoffman of Concord in a letter to the editor of the Boston Globe today.

Quotes of the Day – Big Brother on Track


”We track library books better than
we do sexual predators."

Mark Foley
, a Florida Republican

”How many individuals are coming to our state and going
to those institutions who have come from terrorist-sponsored states?" he
said, referring to foreign students who attend universities in Massachusetts.
”Do we know where they are? Are we tracking them?"

Mitt Romney
of Mass, Presidential wannabe

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“At least Whitey Bulger has the decency to hide.”

WEEI morning host John Dennis on recent stories concerning Bernard “Pimp Cardinal” Law, who was punished for abetting and facilitating the rape of hundreds of youths in Boston at the hands of area clergy by being put in charge of a Cathedral and staff in Rome.

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”People might cite George Bush as proof that you can be totally impervious to the effects of Harvard and Yale education.”

US Representative Barney Frank on the President’s embrace of Intelligent Design

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”Morneau should have cut it. Joe should have caught it. Silva should have ate it. Rodriguez shouldn’t have hit the guy in the head.”

Twins manager Ron Gardenhire, after Johnny Damon hit a single and went all the way around to score in a bizarre sequence featuring two Twins errors and a throw to the plate that hit Damon in the helmet. Safe.

And This Year’s Winner Is


"As he stared at her ample bosom, he daydreamed of
the dual Stromberg carburetors in his vintage Triumph Spitfire, highly
yet pleasingly formed, perched prominently on top of the intake manifold,
aching for experienced hands, the small knurled caps of the oil dampeners
begging to be inspected and adjusted as described in chapter seven of
the shop manual." –

Dan McKay’s winning entry in the Bulwer-Lytton
Fiction Contest

Sunset on the Summer Sea


N.H. — Anyone picking up a morning cup of coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts may
notice specially decorated doughnut boxes featuring art from a Seacoast

Lilly Brown, 8, is one of dozens of young cancer patients who entered
a doughnut box design contest put on by Dunkin’ Donuts and the cancer
fighting Jimmy Fund. Lilly has been battling cancer for the last year
and drew the winning picture while undergoing chemotherapy at the Jimmy
Fund Clinic in Boston.

She calls her work of art "Sunset on the Summer Sea."

"Well, I was thinking, when I look out my window … I look out and
I see all these different colors in the sky when it’s sunset," Lilly
said. "It’s just beautiful, so I figured I would draw that."

An artist, a poet and a warrior all in one, Lilly is the Dowbrigades
Hero for Today….

from WMUR
Channel 9

Best Quote of the Day?


”You will hear people more foolish than wicked say
‘Our country, right or wrong,’ but that is a false patriotism and bad
Americanism. When our country is wrong she is worse than other countries
when they are wrong, for she has more light than other countries, and
we somehow ought to make her feel that we are sorry and ashamed for her."

American literary lion William Dean Howells,
in 1912


”They’ve never been treated better and they’ve never
been more comfortable in their lives."

, Republican
of California, to a group of journalists two weeks ago, offering
as a prop a plate of oven-fried chicken, one
of the entrees served to inmates at Guantanamo.


”You self-medicate, and you try not to get sick. Somebody’s
got some old medicine hanging around? Give it to me! That’s how you do

unemployed case manager


The Dowbrigade votes for Kathryn.  She’s got
it right, and in the right order….

all quotes from the Boston Globe

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Comic of the Day – Missing Rather