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good news, bad bad man

An optimistic article about – gasp – the book! And the bookstore – that people may be returning to hardcovers as they’re returning to vinyl records – as a technology that may seem old-fashioned but that delivers more than its replacement.

Nice to have a happy story about our industry. For once!

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/dec/14/book-revival-james-daunt-waterstones?CMP=EMCNEWEML6619I2

I nominate Dick Cheney for a new award: the Pure Unmitigated Evil Award. He says that what the CIA did was not torture and that he’d “do it again in a minute.” His prize for the award would be a jolly spot of waterboarding and then being chained naked to a cold floor for a week or two. Fun times! Congratulations, Mr. Cheney, you living devil.

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6 Responses to “good news, bad bad man”

  1. theresa says:

    I think there was another trick in the interrogation bag called "rectal hydration" — I honestly hope I didn't hear it correctly — which those who justify the CIA's actions ought to be subjected to. Purely for research purposes.
    But yes, good news about Waterstones.

  2. Anonymous says:

    what is "rectal hydration" anyway?

  3. beth says:

    Apparently they force-fed hunger-strikers by forcing food into their rectums. Extremely humiliating and painful. Yes, let's hydrate Cheney's rectum with a non-stop diet of Twinkies and Big Macs.

  4. gerjan says:

    come to think of it… he kinda looks like he is undergoing rectal probing by the facial expressions he wears. ha. I like your fearlessness B

  5. beth says:

    He's a monster. There are too many in the world, but not many who have the media platform this one does – and has had for years. Shocking. As many have said, he should be in jail.

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