If You Can Die, You Can Drink

By |April 21st, 2007|

If you can die in Iraq, you should be able to enjoy your cocktail of choice in the country that sent you to war. McCardell thinks that, on campuses, a drinking age of 21 infantilizes students, encouraging immature behavior with alcohol and disrespect for law generally. Furthermore, an "enforcement only" policy makes school administrations adversaries [...]

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Wolfowitz Squeeze Gets a Security Clearance

By |April 21st, 2007|

Wolfowitz Squeeze Gets a Security Clearance This is what happens when men think with their... something other than their brain, let's just say. But seriously, why did Wolfie's girlfriend get a security clearance that was possibly "unprecedented"? One reason is that Republicans can't be trusted with matters of national security because they always sell out [...]

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Smerconish to Replace Imus

By |April 20th, 2007|

Smerconish to Replace Imus updated Just once I'd like a woman to be considered. Just. Once. According to an April 20 article on Philly.com, the website of The Philadelphia Inquirer, "The Big Talker 1210 AM morning show of Daily News columnist Michael Smerconish is to be simulcast Monday through Wednesday on MSNBC." The article noted [...]

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Obama and Clinton Pro Nuclear

By |April 20th, 2007|

This disturbs me. Why are we advocating the subsidizing of nuclear energy? John Edwards and Brian Schweitzer are right on the energy issue, Clinton and Obama are wrong. The two leading Democratic presidential candidates, Senators Clinton and Obama, have joined one of the top Republicans in the race, Senator McCain of Arizona, to sponsor the [...]

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Gonzo Needs a Dog

By |April 20th, 2007|

"If you want a friend in Washington, buy a dog," quipped Missourian Harry Truman. It's good advice for Gonzo. These quotes are classic. "Mr. Attorney General, most of this is a stretch." - Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). "Why is your story changing?" - Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). "Significantly, if not totally, at variance with the facts." - [...]

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A Wall for Baghdad

By |April 20th, 2007|

Now the image is complete. Baghdad will become synonymous with at least one aspect of the Israeli - Palestinian conflict, with the visuals to match. Iraq has a wall. A U.S. military brigade is constructing a 3-mile-long concrete wall to cut off one of the capital's most restive Sunni Arab districts from the Shiite Muslim [...]

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We’re Not Training Iraqis Anymore

By |April 20th, 2007|

Another secret revealed. Military planners have abandoned the idea that standing up Iraqi troops will enable American soldiers to start coming home soon and now believe that U.S. troops will have to defeat the insurgents and secure control of troubled provinces. Training Iraqi troops, which had been the cornerstone of the Bush administration's Iraq policy [...]

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Harry Reid Steps in It

By |April 19th, 2007|

VIDEO: Fox Hits Reid Look out, Harry, that thing on the bottom of your shoe is the truth and you just stepped in it. But when you're in a fight you don't back down. You push back. Not even the Secretary of Defense is allowed to tell the truth to this country on Iraq. Why [...]

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NBC was Right

By |April 19th, 2007|

It's not often that I come to the defense of the corporate hack pack, but in this case it is justified and important to do so. Wingnut radio, led by the head cheerleader of all things antithetical to facts, truth and news, Rush Limbaugh, along with others like him have their decidedly large size skivvies [...]

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Gonzo on the Grill

By |April 19th, 2007|

Gonzo on the Grill updated "There has to be real accountability. ... We are accountable to the American people, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales just responded, referring to himself and Mr. Bush. Talking to Senator Orin Hatch, this back and forth is a love fest. All this before my tea. It's hard to take, let me [...]

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