Month: November 2005

For the record…

Yes, there’s a definite anti-Bush bias in this blog. It might shed some light to know I was a lifelong registered Republican until Dubya came along. He was the last straw in my growing disenchantment with the Republican Party. I’m… Read More ›

Hallelujah, Mr. Bush

President George Bush just completed a speech on immigration, and he finally managed to say something convincing and worthwhile. In fact, he said a lot of things convincingly: he’ll stop illegal immigration; build physical barriers where needed; implement rapid deportation… Read More ›

Torture by any name…

PBS’s Frontline documentary “The Torture Question” last night explored at length the U.S. policy on the abuse and torture of prisoners. No amount of euphemism (e.g: “coercive interrogation,” “enemy combatant,” “detainee”) or protestation by our government officials can convince me… Read More ›

Bush feeling the heat

President Bush yesterday accused critics of the Iraq war of trying to “rewrite history.” Oh puh-LEEZ! Mr. Bush is overstating a bit, and this time he’s sounding more than a little defensive. Perhaps we should cut him some slack and… Read More ›

Democrats close Senate

Democrats today invoked Rule 21 to close the U.S. Senate. What a brilliant move! I’ll not even try to hide my glee. I’ve thought since before we went into Iraq that the Administration was, if not outright lying, at least… Read More ›