Vanity Fair sits down with Larry Flynt
--his history and hits and misses, how much he pays for scandals involving hypocritical public figures, and a new (and limp) Nixon anecdote -- and tons of other juicy tidbits, of course).
"Killing others is not loving them.”
--meet US Army Captain Peter D. Brown, just granted Conscientious Objector status due to his religious beliefs and honorably discharged after first being denied and taking them to court---only
224 applicants were approved for it during 02-06,
out of 2.3 million serving. [more inside]
And then there were 3
--(salon, watch ad or use bugmenot) One day after President Bush ordered his Cabinet secretaries to stop hiring commentators to help promote administration initiatives, and one day after the second high-profile conservative pundit was found to be on the federal payroll, a third embarrassing hire has emerged.
Meet Michael McManus.
Who's next in PayolaGate?
And in the Senate, they're going to be introducing a 'Stop Government Propaganda Act.'
Even Jonah Goldberg (on the right) is actually calling for a real investigation .