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Bruce McCall

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Bulletin from the Rechargable Electronic Reading Council

(4) Comments | Posted November 13, 2009 | 7:26 AM

Conceived, Executed and Distributed Without Paper

  • An untreated paper cut is widely blamed for the early demise of the sixteenth-century French doggerelist, Rollo de Plantain, who had he lived might well have one day seen his work published. Deliverance came too late for de Plantain, but this irksome scourge of...

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Biden to Palin: 'That's Nothing, Earth Is Flat!'

(28) Comments | Posted October 27, 2008 | 5:38 PM

Increasingly incensed at being shunted to the media sidelines while his Republican counterpart's every utterance makes global news, Sen. Joe Biden, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, has clearly decided to fight fire with fire.

"The current world economic crisis has come about because people keep dropping quarters that roll away and...

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McCain Debate Talking Points Leaked

(5) Comments | Posted October 15, 2008 | 7:02 PM

A Straight Talk Express cleaning lady today sold several crumpled pages outlining Sen. John McCain's script for tonight's third and final presidential debate, which she had found stuck to a takeout pizza box on the floor, to an unnamed member of the media elite.

Anxious to do everything in his...

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McCain Urges Surge to Fix What Ails US

(21) Comments | Posted October 14, 2008 | 9:04 PM

Drawing on his foreign policy and military expertise, Sen. John McCain, the Republican presidential nominee, has called for a military surge in America, similar to the one he claims has turned around the situation in Iraq.

"Let's put 30,000 fine young soldiers on the ground right here at home," the...

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McCain to Interpret Palin Tonight via Simultaneous Translation

(2) Comments | Posted October 2, 2008 | 3:01 PM

Gov. Sarah Palin's words in her debate tonight evening with Sen. Joseph Biden, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, will be piped into America's ears through GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain in a simultaneous translation. This was not meant to muzzle Palin's spontaneous conversation, McCain asserted, but to prevent any Al...

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McCain's Economic Solution: Everybody an Amway Distributor

(5) Comments | Posted September 19, 2008 | 4:37 PM

Challenged to move away from generalities and bromides and provide specifics about fixing America's troubled economic situation, Sen. John McCain, the Republican presidential nominee, has at last responded. He presented a sweeping new idea so startling that not even top economists and leading banking regulation authorities would answer phone calls...

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Gustav Hits Alaska -- Palin Cut Off by Snow Indefinitely

(1) Comments | Posted September 3, 2008 | 8:46 PM

The Republican National Committee today issued a rare emergency bulletin, stating that Gov. Sarah Palin, Sen. John McCain's pick for vice-president, cannot participate in the Republican National Convention or the fall general election campaign because Hurricane Gustav has raged northwest from the Louisiana coast to ravage all of the state...

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Swift Boat Author Smears Self

(12) Comments | Posted August 15, 2008 | 6:28 PM

Shocking Revelations Unveiled in Corsi's New Autobiography

Right-wing attack-dog journalist Jerome Corsi, whose controversial book, Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry, helped sink Sen. John Kerry's presidential hopes in 2004 and whose similarly incendiary attack on Sen. Barack Obama, The Obama Nation, is now...

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McCain Mistakes Arizona for Iraq -- Says Phoenix Is 99% Pacified

(6) Comments | Posted July 28, 2008 | 7:33 PM

Sen. John McCain, who has locked up the GOP nomination, was chased down in the parking lot of a Phoenix shopping mall today and persuaded to remove his Kevlar helmet and body armor. He had been driving his SUV around this sprawling desert city all afternoon on a fact-finding tour...

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