The Al Qaeda Card

By |June 29th, 2007|

Things are slipping away. He doesn't have any clout. So what can he do? Give a speech at the Naval War College to try to scare the crap out of everyone. After all, if he doesn't have terror he's got nothing. Cue desperation. Facing eroding support for his Iraq policy, even among Republicans, President Bush [...]

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Just Another Day

By |June 29th, 2007|

Just Another Day updated A world full of pussies. "For Gordon Brown it is a rude awakening to the realities you take on as prime minister," CNN's European Political Editor Robin Oakley said. Manhunt for London bomb suspect This is what police do. It's called their job. Do I have to say yet again that [...]

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The (Smiley-Luntz) Democratic Forum

By |June 28th, 2007|

The (Smiley-Luntz) Democratic Forum updated The Democratic forum begins at 6:00 p.m. pacific on PBS, also streaming on the web. It's the Rudy Giuliani fan club hour, complete with analysis from Rudy's favorite Yankee fan, Fred Luntz. Nice job, Tavis. After all, Rudy was so fair with minorities as mayor of New York, right? So [...]

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Coulter on Defense

By |June 28th, 2007|

Coulter on Defense updated This is beautiful. After making an utter fool out of herself this morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" (as Benny posted in Hot Topics), Coulter completes the act by releasing the most defensive, poor me, whining admission of utter victimhood that we could have hoped to see from her in print. Never [...]

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House Hunting with Dick

By |June 28th, 2007|

Republicans seem always eager to use true victims as the butt of their jokes. "I offer a simple amendment that bars the executive branch from being used to fund an office that does not exist in the executive branch, the Office of the Vice President," said Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL), Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, [...]

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Murdoch, Media and Buying Influence

By |June 28th, 2007|

I defer to Lewis Black (one of my favorite comedians, tied with Chris Rock), who pointed us all to the offensive video above. The slander of Obama, in which the likes of Ann Coulter delights, was kicked off by none other than Roger Ailes, the chief Republican at the top of Fox "News," Rupert Murdoch's [...]

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Conservative Court Overturns Brown

By |June 28th, 2007|

Conservative Court Overturns Brown updated I know, I know, SCOTUS is denying they're dismantling one of the historic rulings of yesterday, but that's what they did, pure and simple. Sometimes supposedly brilliant people are just book read individuals without any common sense or understanding of culture and the realities of real life. Today the Supreme [...]

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Not this Immigration Bill

By |June 28th, 2007|

Not this Immigration Bill updated UPDATE: The news just broke. The immigration reform bill has been defeated; 14 votes short, the vote was 46 to 53. To add, here's Kennedy's statement. The bill's supporters fell 14 votes short of the 60 needed to limit debate and clear the way for final passage of the legislation, [...]

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Subpoenas and Stalling for Time

By |June 27th, 2007|

Subpoenas and Stalling for Time EXECUTIVE PRIVILEGE UPDATE The Bush-Cheney edition. Republicans voted with Democrats demanding the White House turn over documents. It doesn't get any clearer than this. No indication White House will comply Echoing its response to previous congressional subpoenas to former administration officials Harriet Miers and Sara Taylor, the White House gave [...]

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Romney’s Torture Fetish Turned on Fido

By |June 27th, 2007|

Romney's Gitmo Fetish Turned on Fido updated Slick Mitt wasn't kidding when he said gleefully that he would "double Guantanamo." Now we learn, in a very bizarre story now being teased, that he allegedly strapped his family dog to the roof of his car. Can this be accurate? I'll have a more formal version of [...]

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