september 11

The Daily Show on the 9/11 1st Responders Heathcare Bill

by meanlouise December 18, 2010 politics

On December 16th, the Daily Show devoted almost the entire episode to the travesty that is the U.S. Senate’s failure to pass the healthcare bill for 9/11 1st Responders. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Worst Responders www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog The Daily […]

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Are you here for the truth about 9/11?

by meanlouise December 19, 2007 september 11

(revised to add a link) Are you hear to find out the truth about 9/11? Here’s the truth: it happened. You want validation to the contrary, you’re in the wrong place. Once upon a time, a bunch of fuck-wits (fuck-wits on both the Left and Right; this is equal opportunity fuck-wittery) decided that I was […]

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oh my

by meanlouise October 26, 2001 news

Mother Mails Son’s Ashes, Triggering Anthrax Scare. Does it bother you that someone mailing them ashes doesn’t upset them – it’s only newsworthy because of the anthrax-panic angle? I’ve dealt with Sallie Mae. I can believe that, actually.

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no more CNN for a while

by meanlouise October 23, 2001 september 11

I’m not allowed to watch CNN for a while. Last night, I was sort of dozing through the Eagles/Giants game. A player got hurt and it apparently looked serious. Husband said, “It’s a deadly sport.” I snapped out of my haze and shouted, “Deadly spores!” I felt like Grandpa from the Simpsons. That doesn’t mean […]

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america freaks out

by meanlouise October 17, 2001 news

Last night on the Daily Show, the logo was “America Freaks Out.” What can I possibly add to that? Perfect.

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we’re pretty careless when it comes to our innocence

by meanlouise October 5, 2001 news

The media told us that America lost it’s innocence on September 11th. We’ve been told this roughly ten zillion times. This got me to thinking. You know that isn’t good. I fired up Lexis/Nexis and discovered, whatta ya know, this isn’t the first time we’ve done gone and lost our innocence. A few examples…. Pearl […]

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I just don’t know what to do

by meanlouise September 23, 2001 september 11

How in the hell do you provide closure to someone’s digital life? Do you answer their email? Post to their message boards? Who do you inform? How? Jupiter’s sister asked me these question, since I seem to give the impression that I have some idea what I’m talking about. The truth is, I don’t know. […]

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television

by meanlouise September 19, 2001 september 11

We actually watched something besides cartoons last night. I was curious about the much-balyhoo-ed return of late night programming, so we decided to give it a whirl. We started slow and worked our way up to the major networks. First up, The Daily Show. It was enjoyable. It was a rerun, of course, but an […]

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snopes

by meanlouise September 19, 2001 september 11

Snopes has a page about 9-11 conspiracies

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder vs. Accute Stress Disorder

by meanlouise September 18, 2001 september 11

It’s true, as you’ve noticed over the last couple of years on this site, one of my pet past-times is bashing the increasingly inane Washington Post Health section. Nevertheless, even I am forced to admit that there is a genuinely good article in said section today. The Vulnerable. For Others, Exposure to Horrific Events Can […]

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