Politics

Food for political thought

Law, Government, and Politics An interesting, thought-provoking site for this very political season. At the end of it, I had no idea how to classify myself. Too bad. It might have simplified my decision on Election Day.

Rather embarrassing

It’s sad, really, to see someone of Dan Rather’s stature lose his journalistic judgment in the twilight of his career. He and Mary Mapes should resign from CBS, if they aren’t fired first. Burkett, their source for the Bush National… Read More ›

Same-sex marriage

If the courts decree only a man and a woman may marry, won’t they have to define “man” and “woman”? Hmmm. Chromosome testing… genitalia inspection… pre-sex change or post-sex change…. The mind boggles.

Bush speech

Oh my god, I wonder if the speech Bush is giving right now is going to be a prelude to the invasion of another “imminent threat” to the U.S.? Who appointed us as the world’s nuclear policeman anyway? Isn’t that… Read More ›

Howard Dean: scary

Well, Howard Dean made a fool of himself Monday night… a really scary fool. He just confirmed the decision I’d made a few days before… that I didn’t want a loose cannon as my president. I began thinking seriously about… Read More ›

Excuses, excuses

Oh joy. The “peaceniks” in Washington said Bush just wants Iraq’s oil. It’s not unreasonable to assume that might be at least a part of his motivation. Well, damned if he hasn’t now come up with a pretext for seizing… Read More ›

English ala Bush

Please, Mr. Bush, stop embarrassing yourself in public!! There is a difference between persecution and prosecution and most college-educated people know the difference. You embarrass me and the country with mistakes like that in your prepared speeches. Use your speechwriters,… Read More ›