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Hornswaggle is an alternate spelling of hornswoggle, an archaic word that means to bamboozle or hoodwink. I take my pronunciation from the late Harvey Korman in "Blazing Saddles" --

"I want rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, conmen, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass kickers, shit kickers and Methodists!"

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Thursday, September 28, 2006


I'm just going to go on the record here as anti-torture. I hope that the United States Senate rejects the president's pro-torture arguments and takes the same position. I also hope the national news media, rather than dither mindlessly about parliamentary manuevers and speculate about election impacts, registers the gravity of this vote today. Thank you.

.: posted by hornswaggler 10:52 AM

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