Recent Posts - page 411

  • 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 ›

  • Wilma’s ‘victims’?

    At the risk of seeming callous, or worse, I have to wonder if Hurricane Wilma’s “victims” in Florida aren’t in large part responsible for their current plight. Those people had several days’ warning that Wilma was coming. Why on earth… Read More ›

  • We can leave now

    Okay, we’ve invaded Iraq, captured Saddam Hussein, determined the nonexistence of WMDs, and overseen the writing and subsequent public approval of a new constitution. Now we simply declare victory and leave.

  • Katrina chaos: Not Bush’s fault

    Well, not exactly. Not if you go with that contorted reasoning that says something about Kyoto and global warming, etc. But when you read what Molly Ivins wrote in her column, released Thursday, you will perhaps reconsider whether Bush and his… Read More ›

  • New Orleans souper bowl

    The TV networks reporting on Hurricane Katrina keep describing the geography of New Orleans as a bowl. Souper bowl would be more accurate, as in: a super-sized bowl of contaminated soup.

  • Bush in Biloxi

    Bush is in Biloxi showing his concern about the hurricane damage. Good for him. Now let’s see him in New Orleans. At the Superdome.

  • Bush: Help is on the way

    “Help is on the way.” President Bush says that a lot. And every time he does, sadly, I’m reminded of the old jokes “the check is in the mail” and “we’re from the government and we’re here to help.”