Posts Tagged: George W. Bush

Republicans derail talks with infighting

I want to hear a debate tonight. If McCain flew to Washington to fuck up talks about the bailout and to drag Obama into the weeds with him, he better stand up in front of me and explain himself. If if he’s too much of a chicken to do so, then Obama should appear without

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We’ve always been at war with Eurasia

Bush quietly seeks to expand the already bloated powers of the executive branch further, according to Raw Story: As the nation focuses on Sen. John McCain’s choice of running mate, President Bush has quietly moved to expand the reach of presidential power by ensuring that America remains in a state of permanent war. Buried in

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Funny Error in Time News Story

A bit of a slip up in a Times Magazine article on Bush & Cheney skipping the Republican National Convention: President Bush, Vice President Cheney and prominent governors decided on Sunday to skip the Republican National Convention, and the party considered shortening its big four-day event as Hurricane Gustav approached the Gulf Coast with potentially

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Karl Rove’s Country Club

Karl Rove, the Nixon/Bush auteur of dirty politics, seems to be slipping his his age — yesterday he had this to say at a Republican insider’s breakfast about Barack Obama: Even if you never met him, you know this guy. He’s the guy at the country club with the beautiful date, holding a martini and

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links for 2008-05-07

Indiana Native Plants and Wildflowers Society Promoting use of native flowers and trees in landscaping (tags: Indiana gardening plants flowers) Kickball.com – World Adult Kickball Association I’m sorry. Archery, fencing. Even bowling. But not a sport who’s acronym is “WAKA.” It’s not like I’m a huge soccer -excuse me- “football” fan or anything, but even

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“Reading Is Fundamental” Literacy Program in Danger

If you’re about my age (39, that is) the commercials and reading programs for the nonprofit program RIF – Reading is Fundamental – are probably as vivid a childhood memory for you as they are for me. Not only were they played during Sesame Street and the Electric Company, but they were part of the

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links for 2008-01-25

Main Page – Chickipedia Encyclopedia of photos of hot women. (tags: funny women reference) My Way News – Ledger Had 6 Types of Prescription Drugs Only 6? Wow, don’t come to our house. I have 6 prescriptions drugs just for my stupid allergies. (tags: news celebrity) Think Progress » John Gibson Mocks ‘Weirdo’ Heath Ledger’s

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links for 2008-01-13

Hillary hatred finds its misogynistic voice | Seattle Times Newspaper And amid a techno-media landscape where the wall between private vitriol and public debate has been reduced to rubble, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton is facing an onslaught of open misogynistic expression. (tags: misogyny feminism equality rights election 2008 politics) Bush is an Idiot –

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links for 2008-01-09

Zyklon B – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The gas the Nazis used to kill Jews in ovens made by Siemens Corp. Recently, Siemens tried to trademark the name to use to build gas ovens. (tags: evil Siemens) O’Reilly Media | HDR: An Introduction to High Dynamic Range Photography (tags: photography books pdf wishlist) globeandmail.com: Horror,

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Rolling Stone: The Great Iraq Swindle

From the five page long Rolling Stone article, just a small section that will ruin your morning: Your testimony over, you wait out the rest of the hearing, go home, take a bath in one of your four bathrooms, jump into bed with the little woman. . . . A year later, Iraq is still

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Iraq Vets Describe Common Civilian Casualties

The Other War: Iraq Vets Bear Witness: “I’ll tell you the point where I really turned,” said Spc. Michael Harmon, 24, a medic from Brooklyn. He served a thirteen-month tour beginning in April 2003 with the 167th Armor Regiment, Fourth Infantry Division, in Al-Rashidiya, a small town near Baghdad. “I go out to the scene

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The Bushes are “suffering”

On the Today Show this morning: ANN CURRY: Do you know the American people are suffering… watching [Iraq]? LAURA BUSH: Oh, I know that very much, and, believe me, no suffers more than their president and I do when we watch this. And certainly the commander-in-chief who has asked our military to go into harm’s

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The Notorious Al-Gebra Movement

At New York’s Kennedy airport today, an individual later discovered to be a public school teacher, was arrested trying to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a set square, a slide rule, and a calculator. At a morning press conference, Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez said he believes the man is

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Say what?

From Bush’s Radio Address this weekend: Whatever your opinion of the outcome, all Americans can take pride in the example our democracy sets for the world by holding elections even in a time of war. “Even in a time of war”? – Like there was a possibility that we wouldn’t?

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Bush publishes info on how to build a Nuke

From the New York Times: Last March, the federal government set up a Web site to make public a vast archive of Iraqi documents captured during the war. The Bush administration did so under pressure from Congressional Republicans who had said they hoped to “leverage the Internet” to find new evidence of the prewar dangers

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How long before I get “disappeared”?

Today, the Senate approved the president’s new Torture and Unlimited Detention bill, legalizing torture and permanent detention of “enemy combatants” as well as allowing a broad definition of who fits that description, granting the President sweeping new powers. The bill suspends habeas corpus, and allows the President to decide who is an “enemy combatant” and

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Torture in the name of the USA and Jesus Christ

Regarding all the recent back and forth regarding what the definition of “torture” is and what the Geneva Conventions mean, and whether we should be engaging in torture or “coercive interrogation” — here’s my two cents, for what they’re worth. 1. If you wouldn’t allow someone to do it to your own kids, it’s torture.

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Journalist under criminal charges for filming Katrina evacuees

A journalist and a TV producer working on a piece about Katrina refugees have been charged with the crime of videotaping a “critical national security structure” in Louisiana… Palast Charged with Journalism in the First Degree: On August 22, for LinkTV and Democracy Now! we videotaped the thousands of Katrina evacuees still held behind a

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Picking apart Gary Welsh’s coverage

Gary Welsh has a blog post about a recent Washington Post article on the London Terror Plot, in which he takes the opportunity to make some swipes at my blog posts about the event. “While many bloggers opposed to President Bush’s policies for fighting the war on terror scoffed at initial reports that Islamic terrorists

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Fear Itself

From Kung Fu Monkey, via Masson’s Blog: FDR: Oh, I’m sorry, was wiping out our entire Pacific fleet supposed to intimidate us? We have nothing to fear but fear itself, and right now we’re coming to kick your ass with brand new destroyers riveted by waitresses. How’s that going to feel? CHURCHILL: Yeah, you keep

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Airports give 11 cases of unopened deodorants to homeless

According to CNN, “Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport planned to give 11 boxes of surrendered items to the city’s human services department, which will give the unopened bottles of shampoo, toothpaste and other items to homeless shelters.” Okay, this shit makes no damned sense whatsoever. If this stuff is potentially explosive, why give it to

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Bush chastizes blind guy for wearing sunglasses

In case you missed it, yesterday Bush was taking questions in the Rose Garden after his recent Wag the Dog visiting Iraq stunt, and he stopped to give a reporter a hard time for wearing sunglasses while asking him a question. Turns out the reporter is blind. Not the first time the president has made

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How to Run A Country

Shamelessly stolen from the comments section at Taking Down Words: On his trip to Great Britain, George Bush had a meeting with Queen Elizabeth. He asked her, “How does one manage to run a country so smoothly?” “That`s easy,” she replied, “You surround yourself with intelligent ministers and advisors.” “But how can I tell whether

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Troops don’t know why they’re in Iraq

Zogby conducted a poll of U.S. troops fighting in Iraq, on a number of different subjects. What jumped out at me is this paragraph, though… The wide-ranging poll also shows that 58% of those serving in country say the U.S. mission in Iraq is clear in their minds, while 42% said it is either somewhat

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Here, here! Well-spoken, Bruce!

From a discussion being held by The Poor Man Institute with a wingnut: The loyalty “owed” a President, or any government official, or any policy of the same, by a private citizen, is this much loyalty: zero. Let me say that again: the loyalty I, or you, or anyone “owes” to someone in the government,

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More Abu Graib Photos

For quite some time, the Bush Administration has been withholding the worst of the photos of torture and prisoner abuse at Abu Graib prison, citing concerns about sparking more terrorism if they release the photos. The courts have ordered the remaining photos released by the White House keeps stalling. I think they’re more worried about

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Georgia Vegan Protestors Arrested for writing down License Plate

In Georgia, the Department of Homeland Security was conducting surveillance of anti-war rallies and vegan protests. At the vegan protest, Caitlin Childs, a vegetarian activist, realized that she was under surveillance and wrote down the license place of the DHS agent who was monitoring her. She was then arrested for doing so. Note, this is

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Bush illegal spying finds nothing of value

According to the Washington Post: Intelligence officers who eavesdropped on thousands of Americans in overseas calls under authority from President Bush have dismissed nearly all of them as potential suspects after hearing nothing pertinent to a terrorist threat, according to accounts from current and former government officials and private-sector sources with knowledge of the technologies

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FISA is a SECRET Court

Alberto Gonzales just claimed that the Bush Administration shouldn’t have to get warrants to spy on American citizens because “we’re at war, and there has to be a measure of secrecy.” But the court they get the warrants from, the FISA court, is a SECRET court. They have top-secret clearances, and everything is done quickly

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Iraqi Invasion: A Text Misadventure

Defective Yeti writes a hilarious text adventure game similar to the classic Zork, only you’re George Bush. Naturally, you’re pretty stupid. Iraqi Invasion: A Text Misadventure Revision 88 / Serial number 54892 Oval Office You are standing inside a White House, having just been elected to the presidency of the United States. You knew Scalia

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Bush Asks for Google Users Personal Search Information

And if the last story wasn’t enough to make want to laugh and cry at the same time, try this one: not content with fumbling the ball in Iraq and listening in on you while you talk to your family members in England, the Bush Administration is demanding Google’s search records, according to numerous news

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Jill Carroll and “Negotiating with Terrorists”

Not to lean on Katic Couric this morning, but she deserves this one, too… She had a story this morning on Jill Carroll, the American reporter kidnapped in Iraq by insurgents. She interviewed a fellow journalist (a pretty level-headed guy) about her, and he spoke well of Jill and her style of reporting. And she

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Illegal wiretaps gained no successful information at all

According to the New York Times, today: WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 – In the anxious months after the Sept. 11 attacks, the National Security Agency began sending a steady stream of telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and names to the F.B.I. in search of terrorists. The stream soon became a flood, requiring hundreds of agents to check

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Are we in more danger today than our founding fathers were?

Al Gore makes a damned good point in his recent speech… our founding fathers were tough enough to fight for our country without compromising freedom, so why are we doing it now? Fear drives out reason. Fear suppresses the politics of discourse and opens the door to the politics of destruction. Justice Brandeis once wrote:

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Bite me, George

“I expect there to be an honest debate about Iraq… people can help by making sure the tone of this debate is respectful and is mindful about what messages out of the country can do for morale of our troops… One way people can help as we’re coming down the pike in the 2006 elections

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The Truth Comes Out: NSA spying on Christiane Amanpour

Reporters are starting to ask the question… have they been spied in these illegal wiretaps that were done without warrants or judicial oversite. And specifically, one journalist’s name has come up as having been monitored — CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. Americablog.com examines what the ramifications of that might be. NBC confirms that they’re investigating whether Amanpour

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Bloggers publishing leaked torture memos

Bloggers around the world are reprinting and publishing leaked memos from former UK ambassador Craig Murray, who divulged information on secret torture programs in Uzbekistan the benefit the United States and the UK. Boing Boing has a complete post on the subject, including links to the leaked memos, and information on a woman who was

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how much brush is on that ranch, anyway?

From three recent White Houlse press briefings: December 27 Good morning. Let me update you on the President’s schedule. Yesterday, after arriving, he went out and did some cutting and clearing brush, and then was at his home on the ranch. December 28 The President had his normal intelligence and daily briefings this morning, and

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blowing up commuter trains, weddings, and churches?

Really? When did this happen? In Crawford, Texas, where Bush is spending the holidays, his spokesman, Trent Duffy, defended what he called a “limited program.” “This is not about monitoring phone calls designed to arrange Little League practice or what to bring to a potluck dinner,” he told reporters. “These are designed to monitor calls

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Cool bumperstickers and magnets

I clicked through an ad from my site to the Pro-Democrat Progressive Anti-Right Wing Products and had a fun time looking around, so I thought I’d give them an extra plug. I loved their flag bedecked ribbon magnet that says “Just pretend it’s all okay” and the “F the President” sticker designed like the “W”

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Absolute Power corrupts absolutely

Obsidian wings has some commentary: September 11 started the war. When will it end? Maybe never. Where is the battlefield? The entire world, including the United States. Who is an enemy combatant? Anyone the President says is an enemy combatant, including a U.S. citizen–no need for a charge, no need for a trial, no need

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Local FBI spying on vegan groups

In another article about the domestic spying on left-wing organizations, this time from the New York Times, the article mentions in passing: One F.B.I. document indicates that agents in Indianapolis planned to conduct surveillance as part of a “Vegan Community Project.” Wow. If they’re spying on vegetarians in Indy, what do you think they’re doing

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Bush Illegally spies on US Citizens

According to the New York Times, and later also reported by the Washington Post: Bush Secretly Lifted Some Limits on Spying in U.S. After 9/11, Officials Say Months after the Sept. 11 attacks, President Bush secretly authorized the National Security Agency to eavesdrop on Americans and others inside the United States to search for evidence

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I’m more qualified to run FEMA than Michael Brown

Newsday and Time magazine are both doing investigations into FEMA (Fucking Everything More than it is Already) Director Michael Brown’s background, and discovering a bit of resume padding. To put it lightly. They’re checking each bullet point on his FEMA bio and contacting the businesses, universities and associations he claimed to work for and asking

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Because of Katrina, Bush Wants to Privatize Social Security

From the Mother Jones blog: It’s an old business myth that the Chinese character for “crisis” combines the characters for “danger” and “opportunity.” It doesn’t. But I’m not sure anyone’s told the Bush administration, judging from this little tidbit in CongressDaily today: “[White House spokesman Trent] Duffy asserted that the vast spending that would be

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8 great lies the Bush Administration is telling

Media Matters examines the facts surrounding each of these bogus Republican claims. 1. Bush: “I don’t think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees” 2. Chertoff strained credulity in defense of Bush, claimed levee breaks and massive flooding came as a surprise — more than 12 hours after local media reported them 3. Brown: “We’ve

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People not even safe yet, but Bush team has plan to Cover Their Asses

New York Times Article: “White House Enacts a Plan to Ease Political Damage” Under the command of President Bush’s two senior political advisers, the White House rolled out a plan this weekend to contain the political damage from the administration’s response to Hurricane Katrina. It orchestrated visits by cabinet members to the region, leading up

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Sen. Landrieu Threatens to ‘Punch’ President

From Editor and Publisher: Sen. Landrieu Threatens to ‘Punch’ President if He Keeps Hitting Local Response to Katrina Senator Mary Landrieu, the Democrat of Louisiana (whose father was a mayor of New Orleans), appears to have finally found her voice after offering only cautious criticism of the federal relief effort in the hurricane catastrophe earlier

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Evil Republicans are blaming the Governor and Mayor

Before the hurricane struck, the Mayor and Governor were begging for federal help to put sandbags at the levees and to get rescue trucks in to evacuate people; they weren’t just asking people to leave, they were asking for federal help to get people who didn’t have transportation out. See the letter asking for help

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Possibly because he’s a dumb jerkface?

According to USA Today, Bush’s ratings have dropped to an all-time low: President Bush’s approval ratings for handling the economy, Iraq and Social Security have fallen to the lowest levels of his White House tenure, according to a USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll taken Friday through Sunday. Satisfaction with congressional Republicans also has sagged. By 47%-36%, those

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New Bush Social Security Strategy: Attack the AARP

By now you probably know that the hugely powerful, hugely popular, non-partisan senior organization, the AARP, has done the math on the Social Security “Crisis” and realized that Bush’s plan will cost individuals huge money, while making a bundle for big businesses. So they are lobbying against Bush’s plan. Here’s how Bush’s man Karl Rove

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The Jeff Gannon/James Guckert Scandal

For those of you who may not have followed the whole story… First, On February 9th, Keith Olbermann aired on MSNBC a report about a “reporter” named “Jeff” who routinely sat in White House press conferences and asked questions that were clearly intended to promote a right-wing agenda, even addressing a question a few weeks

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The World Hates Us.

From Yahoo News: In Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wagner Markues, 54, also preferred Kerry and wondered why the race was so close. “We don’t understand America now,” he said. “Are they getting different news than us about the scandals in the Iraqi prisons, and the children and civilians who are getting killed?”

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Bush Dimbulbs

How many Bush administration officials does it take to change a light bulb? None. There’s nothing wrong with that light bulb. There is no need to change anything. We made the right decision and nothing has happened to change our minds. People who criticize this light bulb now, just because it doesn’t work anymore, supported

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Ignorant Republican Email

I get weird e-mail from nutty people, but this one takes the cake. His letter is in plain text, my responses are in italic. On Oct 14, 2004, at 12:43 AM, Jordan Behunin wrote: You know, given the circumstances, Pres. Bush did a pretty good job. John Kerry thinks he has all the answers, but

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My Favorite Debate Moments

Kerry Punches: “Unfortunately, he escaped in the mountains of Tora Bora. We had him surrounded. But we didn’t use American forces, the best trained in the world, to go kill him. The president relied on Afghan warlords and he outsourced that job too. That’s wrong.” “The president just talked about Iraq as a center of

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Walmart Funds Bush, Costco Backs Kerry Financing ’04 Campaign

Source: Bloomberg – “Wal-Mart Funds Bush, Costco Backs Kerry Financing ’04 Campaign” [link deprecated] Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer and owner of Sam’s Club warehouse stores, gives more money to Republican candidates than any other company. Its top three managers, including Chief Executive Officer H. Lee Scott, donated the individual maximum $2,000 to President George

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Indiana under George Bush

Source: DNC Research Read more in this downloadable file about Indiana stats under the Bush administration. 47,380 more Indiana workers have become unemployed since Bush took office. 26,900 of Indiana workers have lost their unemployment benefits since january 2004. 69,800 Indiana manufacturing jobs lost since Bush took office. 46 percent of Indiana taxpayers will receive

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President Gore calls Bush evil, soulless, incompetent

Holy crap. Well, you tell them, Al. One of the clearest indications of the impending loss of intimacy with one’s soul is the failure to recognize the existence of a soul in those over whom power is exercised, especially if the helpless come to be treated as animals, and degraded. We also know – and

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Bush Renews Call to Ban Gay Marriage

I want this man out of my White House. At the very least, the man needs to go back to high school and take a damned civics course, so he can remember how the government, especially the judiciary, is supposed to work. From the Indianapolis Star: TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — President Bush on Monday renewed

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Bush Lies

John Kerry was given a hard time recently for calling the Bush White House a bunch of crooked liars. Well, I’m not running for public office, so I can feel free to call him a big giant lying liar pants. And here’s the Proof, six comparison sites that illustrate what Bush said, versus what actually

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Bush Quietly Prepares to Reinstate Draft

The Pentagon is quietly moving to fill draft board vacancies nationwide, in preparation to reinstate the draft after the election next year. A document regarding the move was published on the Defend America website, which is maintained by the government, but when controversy started about it, the page was removed. You can see a copy

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Bush Administration

I predicted that the Bush Administration is trying to figure out where they can try Saddam by putting out trial balloons via the Voice of America on the idea of him being tried in a military or U.S. court system, versus an international court. I was right about that. They’re testing the idea of trying

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Democrats no longer allowed to ask questions

Via the Washington Post, here’s something you should be seeing more prominently discussed in the news: The Bush White House, irritated by pesky questions from congressional Democrats about how the administration is using taxpayer money, has developed an efficient solution: It will not entertain any more questions from opposition lawmakers. The decision — one that

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A flood of red ink

I don’t know if you’ve read ever read much of The Economist, but it’s not a liberal magazine. To say the least. Which makes this article on the Bush economy really interesting reading to me. More sober analysts are also worried. In their most recent poll, members of the National Association of Business Economists described

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How Democrats see George W. Bush

Salon: Why Dean and Franken are so hot right now And what is the temper of the Democratic Party base? They loathe Bush and everything he stands for — he’s become a lightning rod for dark and febrile passions in the same way Bill Clinton was (and is) for the GOP core. It’s not just

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We did say “major.” I swear we did.

In his May 1 speech on the USS Abraham Lincoln, Bush declared: “Combat operations in Iraq have ended.” The white house posted a transcript of the speech stating this with the headline “President Bush Announces Combat Operations in Iraq Have Ended.” Now, however, the White House is backing off that statement, saying that they meant

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Bush’s September 11 “Clean Air” Lie

From CBS WASHINGTON (AP): An investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general has found that White House officials instructed the agency to be less alarming and more reassuring to the public in the first few days after the Sept. 11 attacks, The New York Times reports in its Saturday editions. The investigation specifically cites

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George Bush “Action Figure”?

Oh, My God, Kill Me Now. Check out the latest G.I. Joe type toy… Flight Suit George W. Bush. Aaaaaaaauuuuuuuuugggggghhhhhhh, my brain hurts. On the other hand… Hmmmm. I wonder what my Ken Dolls and “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Joe would make of flight suit George. I wonder if you can take the flight suit

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It’s Monday – Bush Still Sucks

What asshat things is the “president” doing today? No Weapons of Mass Destruction. First, review all the statements our esteemed White House made about WMD prior to the war, in order to justify it. Americans may be happy with ignoring this obvious Bush lie/war crime, but other countries are not. Not at all. And for

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Poor Natalie. Poor America.

Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks was forced by her record company to apologize for her remarks in London about President Bush. While on stage in London, she said, “Just so you know, we’re ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas.” They made her take it back, but no one can tell

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Bill Clinton on Saddam Hussein and how to handle Iraq

Thank god I’m not the only one who misses Bill Clinton terribly, or the only one who thinks he was a highly-competent leader. I knew there was a good reason why I’ve always loved the British. Excerpt from Clinton’s very popular peech to the Labor Party Conference in Blackpool, England: … I am profoundly grateful

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What a brilliant idea: Bush / Saddam Duel

What a brilliant idea. I can’t see a downside to this. There’s just no way we could lose. An Iraqi vice-president has proposed that Saddam Hussein and George W Bush should fight a duel to settle their differences. “Bush wants to attack the whole [of] Iraq, the army and the infrastructure,” the Iraqi vice-president said.

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Bushisms

Slate’s Complete Bushisms: three years later, he still hasn’t learned a damned thing about coherent thought, much less English or public speaking. I posted a link to this article on Slate a couple of years ago, before the election. I checked back today to see if they keep it updated. Turns out they do, and

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Squelching Dissent Is Unpatriotic

Democrats are being unjustly browbeaten by the rightwingers over their questions about intelligence reports surrounding the 9/11 attacks. I’ve seen all the democratic comments and not one of them is attacking the White House — they are merely asking questions. Suggesting that asking questions is unpatriotic, or that it shouldn’t be done in time of

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President Bush speaking about Cuba

President Bush speaking about Cuba: “All elections in Castro’s Cuba have been a fraud. The voices of the Cuban people have been suppressed, and their votes have been meaningless. That’s the truth.” And how, exactly is that different than here in the United States, where the man in the White House is not the one

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Bush waves at Stevie Wonder

From the Washington Post: Here’s a vignette we’re dying to see on the ABC broadcast of Sunday’s Ford’s Theatre Presidential Gala: When Stevie Wonder sat down at the keyboard center stage, President Bush in the front row got very excited. He smiled and started waving at Wonder, who understandably did not respond. After a moment

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Invading Iraq

Maybe Daschle will get crucified for stating the truth, but there’s nothing you can do to me for saying it: If we don’t get Osama bin Laden, there’s no way in hell we should be considering taking action against other countries like Iran, Iraq, and North Korea. All this “axis of evil” is just bull-shit

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Texas Dems Get Bushwacked

I KNEW there was something fishy about all that thunderous applause before Bush’s acceptance speech. Turns out there weren’t any Democrats allowed in the room. Texas Dems Get Bushwacked. President-elect George W. Bush delivered his long-awaited acceptance speech Wednesday night to thunderous applause from the Democrat-controlled Texas House of Representatives, highlighting Bush’s boasts of having

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The Third Debate

Author Unknown For those who did not watch the presidential debate, here was what was said: Jim Lehrer: Welcome to the third presidential debate between Vice President Al Gore and Gov. George W. Bush. The candidates have agreed on these rules: I will ask a question. The candidate will ignore the question and deliver rehearsed

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Florida Kicked Out of United States

Author Unknown WASHINGTON D.C. – Following an emergency meeting Tuesday morning, Congress unanimously voted to excise Florida from the United States of America. The move was a reaction to the confusion and irregularities in the state’s voting numbers that have totally disrupted the 2000 Presidential election. "This is the last straw," said Utah senator Orin

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