Support Darcy Burner

By |August 27th, 2007|

See Firedoglake. See Atrios. Then give five bucks. Five. That's all. It's worth it to burn Bush.

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Alberto Gonzales Resigns

By |August 27th, 2007|

Alberto Gonzales Resigns **updated below - bumped from early a.m.** VIDEO: Turley on Gonzo"More controversial than John Ashcroft." - TurleyBooMan on Michael Chertoff CNN AUDIO: Edwards on Gonzo Greenwald on what Dems must do now.VIDEO: Clinton on Gonzo & next AG It took long enough. Embattled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, under fire from congressional Democrats, [...]

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Talking Realism With the Establishment

By |August 27th, 2007|

Talking Realism With the Establishment by BooMan David Ignatius tries...he really does. But his problem is that the Establishment's foreign policy goals are incoherent, suffer from fatal internal contradictions, and are inconsistent with our own intelligence. I'm going to begin here with Ignatius' conclusion. After noting that our new policy of Iran-containment is a return [...]

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Radio, Movies, and Racist Rush

By |August 27th, 2007|

Radio, Movies, and Racist Rush bumped Taylor Marsh LIVE! will be back next week, Tuesday September 4th; 3:00-4:00 p.m. eastern - 12:00-1:00 p.m. pacific. In the meantime, see "Talk to Me," if it's still around in your town. Don Cheadle is out of his mind fantastic. The subject is historical, with all the anger and [...]

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Finally Keith

By |August 26th, 2007|

VIDEO: Worst Person Crooks & Liars has more. Lots of people were disappointed because local stations jacked us all around. "After the game" means, well, "after the game." First I was told it would air before the game. I had found stories that said "afterwards." But I couldn't get any time confirmed. However, when "Countdown" [...]

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They Don’t Call it Local for Nothin’

By |August 26th, 2007|

They Don't Call it Local for Nothin' **NO KEITH to LATE-LATE KEITH - updated below** Countdown on tonight! I know, I'm supposed to be on break, but this just fried me so I wanted to share it. What am I doing today? Watching Keith and watching football, of course, along with reading and general loafing. [...]

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Allawi The Fabulist

By |August 26th, 2007|

Allawi The Fabulist   --updated below-- guest post by Mash Juan Cole reported earlier this week on a rumor that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki might be toppled in a coup. This rumor comes in the midst of intensifying pressure on Maliki from the Bush administration and members of congress. It has been clear for at least [...]

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Iraq and 9/11

By |August 26th, 2007|

Iraq and 9/11 guest post by BooMan Liberals like to reiterate, again and again, that Iraq had nothing to do with 9/11. But that isn't quite accurate. Because of Bush and Cheney's obsessive desire to tie Saddam Hussein to the 9/11 attacks, the Intelligence Community had to look very, very closely at the relationship between [...]

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Sunday Bird Watching

By |August 26th, 2007|

Thanks to reader Katymine for the shot. As regular readers know, we have peacocks. We raised one of them from a chick, which was quite an experience. Blue, the older male; Missy, the peahen; and Jack the young male, and his albino sister who made it to four months then died. The adventures with our [...]

Obama Reaches Across the Aisle

By |August 25th, 2007|

We at are all for reaching across the aisle, especially on issues like Iraq. We've got to end the war. But compromising with some people just doesn't cut it as far as we're concerned. "There are some very capable Republicans who I have a great deal of respect for," Obama said in an interview [...]

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