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Jim Webb

Election Trivia

Did you know Democratic Senate candidate Jim Webb once boxed Oliver North?

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Get Ready for a Long Night

New rule changes and the increased popularity of absentee voting might mean results from Tuesday’s election won’t be known for some time.

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Veek the Vote

Veek the Vote

Want to share your voting experience with the world via your mobile camera? Shoot a quick video vignette, upload it to, and share it with the world 15 to 60 seconds later.

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Daniel Ortega

Sandinista Leader Poised to Win Election

Former revolutionary and U.S. foe Daniel Ortega is headed toward victory in Nicaragua’s presidential election.  Like other leftist leaders who’ve found success in Latin America, Ortega campaigned against “savage capitalism” and poverty.

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Ted Haggard
From Wonkette

Haggard’s Hooker: I Wanted to Sway Elections

The gay male prostitute who serviced disgraced evangelist Ted Haggard (above) has disclosed all manner of intimate details to a radio show host.

  • The tawdry bits aside, the interesting thing here is that the prostitute readily admits he timed his disclosure to help the cause of gay marriage on the Nov. 7 election ballots.

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    Utube lawsuit
    From The Smoking Gun vs.

    In what may be the most brazenly frivolous lawsuit of all time, an Ohio pipe company whose website,, has been crippled by Web surfers looking for, is suing for damages, and is demanding that YouTube cede its domain name to the pipe company. (more…)

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    Haggard T-shirt

    Pastor Ted Says…

    Proving again that there’s no hypocrisy immune to T-shirt satirization, is selling Ted Haggard garb with aphorisms like the one above. (h/t: Chris from Hollywood Ghetto)

    Posted on Nov 6, 2006 READ MORE

    Keyboard Kommandos
    From The Poorman

    Keyboard Kommandos Strike Again!

    Don’t miss this hilarious, topical comic strip, which sends up everything from John Kerry’s non-gaffe to Tom DeLay’s Bible-bumping.

    Posted on Nov 6, 2006 READ MORE

    From AP

    BradBlog Surfaces ‘Pentagon Papers’ of E-Voting

    Our co-Truthdigger of the week, Brad Friedman, has obtained a copy of the “Risk Assessment Report” of Diebold’s e-voting machine, which was commissioned by the state of Maryland but never released in full, and which details a huge number of security flaws in the voting system. (Kudos to Bradlog freelancer Rebecca Abrahams for surfacing the report.)

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    Bill O'Reilly

    Abortion Doctor Wants O’Reilly Probe

    A Kansas abortion doctor wants a special prosecutor to probe the means by which records about his patients ended up as fodder on the Bill O’Reilly show.

    Posted on Nov 5, 2006 READ MORE

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