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Jenna Bush Calls Dad on ‘Ellen’

Ellen DeGeneres put Jenna Bush on the spot on Wednesday’s episode of “Ellen,” asking her if she couldn’t, you know, just pick up the phone and talk to her dad, “like, right now.”  So, the first daughter, in turn, put President Bush on the spot, nervously asking him if he was mad at her for the impromptu call.

Posted on Dec 5, 2007 READ MORE


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Anti-Harold Ford Ad Draws Racism Charges

This Republican Party ad, which features a white woman inviting Rep. Harold Ford (D-Tenn.), who is black, to “call me,” is so loaded with racist overtones that even Ford’s opponent is distancing himself. Read about it and/or watch it for yourself.

Posted on Oct 24, 2006 READ MORE


Palestinian Authority Officially Recognized—by AT&T

Calls made to the Palestinian territories will carry their own designation, rather than appearing on AT&T bills as calls to Israel.

Posted on Aug 9, 2006 READ MORE


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‘Popularity Dialer’ Offers Phone Escape Route

Have you ever hoped your cell phone would ring in order to extricate you from a boring date or an unpleasant meeting? Well, The Popularity Dialer, via a Web interface, will ring you up and supply half of a conversation you can use to make your apologies and get the hell out.

Posted on Aug 3, 2006 READ MORE


Cheney Reportedly Pushed NSA to Spy Domestically

In the wake of Sept. 11, the vice president argued that the NSA should intercept purely domestic calls and e-mails without warrants, reports the N.Y. Times.
The NSA ultimately decided against the idea, but this report leaves no doubt about Cheney’s regard for civil liberties.

Posted on May 13, 2006 READ MORE


Buzzflash: “Tyranny Creeps In…” at the NSA

“The NSA’s gathering of phone call records of millions of Americans is “something that would make the late Leonid Brezhnev proud of Bush—and [Gen.] Michael Hayden, the Pentagon apparatchik, who saw it through,” Buzzflash writes in an editorial.

Posted on May 11, 2006 READ MORE


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