Archive for March, 2007
Tuesday, March 27th, 2007
MY FEELINGS FOR THESE TWO PEOPLE, POLITICALLY, DOES NOT ALTER MY WISH THAT THEY BOTH SURVIVE AND RETURN TO HEALTH
With all that is going on in the Bush Administration, we have all forgotten some of our humanity. Republicans are busy defending their president, while Democrats are seeking to get to the bottom […]
Monday, March 26th, 2007
IF IT WAS A GOOD THING FOR MARTHA TO SPEND TIME IN THE SLAMMER FOR A FIB ABOUT HER OWN PERSONAL FINANCES, SHOULD’NT IT BE A BETTER THING FOR ALBERTO GONZALES TO GO AWAY FOR LYING ABOUT OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE?
Every time I try to quit, the pull me back in.
There’s just so much […]
Friday, March 23rd, 2007
THE PROBLEM IS, AS BOTH GATES AND RICE SOON DISCOVERED, THEIR FEARLESS LEADER HAS HIS OWN FEARLESS LEADERS.
As the dedicated left wing pinko that I am, I have rarely had reason to praise Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. As National Security Advisor to President Bush, she was one of the architects of […]
Thursday, March 22nd, 2007
ARE THEY JUST INSUFFERABLE SCHMUCKS WHO THINK THEY’RE COOL?
In a scene from the Western, HIGH NOON, the classic American hero played by Gary Cooper, Marshal Will Kane, confronts an outlaw gang on the streets of his small town just as he is supposed to leave with his new bride, a Quaker. It […]
Wednesday, March 21st, 2007
EVEN IF HE HAD LEGITIMATELY WON THE ELECTIONS, THE TERM LANDSLIDE COULD NEVER HAVE BEEN APPLIED TO BUSH AS IT WAS TO NIXON
For the second time in his presidency, George W. Bush invoked executive privilege yesterday when he refused to allow his aids to testify before Congress regarding the questionable firing […]
Tuesday, March 20th, 2007
AND WE HAVE FIGURED THEM OUT
There is a rumor going around that claims the broadcast media suffers from a liberal political bias.
I find that rather amusing.
The four major broadcast networks are owned respectively by Viacom (CBS), General Electric (NBC), Disney (ABC) and News Corp. (Fox), none of which are known as particularly […]
Monday, March 19th, 2007
IN PLACES LIKE JUNEAU, THINGS LIKE THIS TAKE ON EXTRAORDINARY PROPORTIONS
This being the 4th anniversary of the first U.S. air strikes on Baghdad, you might be thinking that I would be writing an absolutely brilliant column about our illegal incursion into a country that was of absolutely no threat to us. Well, if that’s […]
Sunday, March 18th, 2007
WE HAVE ENTERED A BIZARRE PERIOD IN OUR HISTORY WHEN THE LEGAL SYSTEM IS BEING USED AS A CLUB AGAINST UNPOPULAR PEOPLE, OFTEN IN DIRECT VIOLATION OF OUR CONSTITUTION
If you live in New York, you cannot possibly avoid stories about the sad case of Sean Bell. My guess is that if you […]
Thursday, March 15th, 2007
WHAT IS THE POINT OF ALL OF OUR PROTESTATIONS ABOUT DEMOCRACY, WHEN, IN THE END, WE ARE NO BETTER THAN THOSE WE CLAIM ARE OUR ENEMIES?
I often use the term, BUSHLIP, to describe the crap emanating from the White House. It may not originate with the Idiot in Chief, because he […]
Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
THERE IS AN EERIE SIMILARITY HERE BETWEEN THE FIRING OF A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR WHO WAS INVESTIGATING THE PRESIDENT AND THE FIRINGS OF U.S. ATTORNEYS WERE WERE PROSECUTING REPUBLICANS OR REFUSING TO PROSECUTE DEMOCRATS
Yesterday, there was another resignation within the Bush Administration, and once again, it was the wrong resignation.
Well, that’s not quite accurate. […]