Nuclear Fear Factor

By |August 29th, 2007|

Expert guest post by Charles Pena Straus Military Project Adviser originally published on Aug. 16, 2007 by United Press International Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke on the 18th anniversary of the death of Ayatollah Khomeini, June 2007, under his portrait at his mausoleum near Tehran. - AP photo Even as the International Atomic Energy Agency is meeting [...]

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Good Money After Bad

By |August 29th, 2007|

Good Money After Bad by BooMan Tom Ricks continues his reporting on the Fiasco in Iraq. It seems that it is more expensive than advertised. President Bush plans to ask Congress next month for up to $50 billion in additional funding for the war in Iraq, a White House official said yesterday, a move that [...]

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Vick Already Forgiven?

By |August 29th, 2007|

Vick Already Forgiven? bumped Not around here. But after a weekend of dithering, yesterday Michael Vick came out to apologize. Oh, and also reveal he's found Jesus. Praise the Lord, a passing convenience. Some commentators were quick to say Vick deserves to get back in the NFL. Ed Schultz covered it yesterday morning on his [...]

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More Bread and Circuses on The Home Front

By |August 28th, 2007|

More Bread and Circuses on The Home Front guest post by Cujo359 Latest Outrage on the Utah Mine disaster.image via: Dept. Of Labor - DOL Photo/Rich Kulczewski Our "news" services continue to cover up for what happened at the Crandall Canyon mine. Karen Zaleski writes: CNN anchor Kyra Phillips treated [mine owner Robert] Murray like [...]

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Fire Fighters Endorse Dodd

By |August 28th, 2007|

This is big for any presidential hopeful, but it's especially big for Chris Dodd. It's been rumored for days but now it's official. International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) President Harold Schaitberger told The Hill Monday that Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) has won the union’s coveted endorsement. In an exclusive interview with The Hill, Schaitberger [...]

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Hewitt Calls for Craig to Resign

By |August 28th, 2007|

Larry Craig's 1982 denial. With Hugh being a big Slick Mitt fan, you have to wonder how Hugh's feeling about him now. As for Slick Mitt, his judgment is appalling. Hugh's readers aren't happy either. jamesj writes: Monday, August, 27, 2007 8:43 PM What a train wreck Gonzales... Craig...Vitter...Bush... So the senator from "family values [...]

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Maybe Bush Will Change…This Time

By |August 28th, 2007|

Maybe Bush Will Change...This Time by BooMan Everytime something bad happens with this administration we get new articles saying that President Bush now has some great opportunity to do...something less bad. At this point the articles almost write themselves. For example: "The Texas mafia is leaving," said Ron Kaufman, a longtime political advisor to the [...]

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Bush Owes Gonzo

By |August 28th, 2007|

Bush Owes Gonzo "Integrity". "Decency". "Principle". Another Republican disgraced. But did Bush actually give Gonzo credit for upholding civil rights laws? This guy needs to come with a laugh track at this point. Especially if he's truly serious about Mr. Chertoff. Gonzo has been Bush's bag man for a long time. It's going to get [...]

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Ted Nugent: Hand this Draft Dodger a Diaper

By |August 27th, 2007|

Hand this Draft Dodger a Diaper When the Marines at Camp Pendleton hear about this they'll be shredding the pictures they took with Ted Nugent. When I was at an event for the Devil Dog Marines at Camp Pendleton, the guys loved to get their pictures taken with him. But this news puts a whole [...]

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It’s All Just One Big Misunderstanding

By |August 27th, 2007|

It's All Just One Big Misunderstanding updated below The guy on the left is just an innocent guy in a picture with Senator Larry Craig who isn't. Roll Call broke the story, but another "family values" Republican just got busted. Well, not "just," since it happened in June and it's been on the hush-hush. Via [...]

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