Tag: elections

Nota Bene #31

Got hot links if you want ’em! Lawyer John Eisenberg, who’s arguing a case challenging wireless surveillance, quotes a Department of Justice Attorney: “They don’t know. . . . Let me make […]

Quotabull

I’ll approach Obama with fearless honesty. He’s a liberal. I oppose liberals. That’s all that’s involved here. — Rush Limbaugh on presidential candidate Barack Obama; Mr. Limbaugh has renewed his contract with […]

Nota Bene #30

Got hot links if you want ’em! At Truthdig economic reporter Doug Henwood writes: “The Republican never has doubts about the rightness of a money-driven hierarchical society ultimately backed by violence. The […]

McCain threatens bombing China over U.S. flag sales

On the heels of news that millions of American flags are actually imported from China, Republican presidential nominee John McCain addressed the issue this Fourth of July morning outside a flag factory in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

“All options must be on the table to deal with China’s infiltration of our flag market,” McCain said to a cheering and U.S.-made flag-waving crowd. “If we find that China manufactured and sold us these millions of American flags intentionally and for the purpose of tainting our great country in any way, we might have no other option than to bomb these Chinese flag production sites and trade routes, their business associates, and their friends and family.”