Tag Archive for Bush

Blogger’s Influence on Politics

From Crooks & Liars today we have this from Nicole Belle: Welcome to the big time, bloggers. According to Chris Matthews–taking cues from Bush, natch–we’re in charge of the Democratic Party. Andrew Sullivan and John Heilemann ratchet down Tweety’s hyperbole. SULLIVAN: I wish he (Bush) just had as much focus on winning the war in…

The End of America: A letter of warning to a young patriot

Dan Chmielwski posted this back in May Conason/Wolf on Facism.  It fits with his 14 Points of Fascism post from Thursday, so I am bringing it back to the front page for further discussion. Steven Colbert interviewed Wolf earlier this week about the release of her book.  You can view the video here.  Naomi Wolf has a new book coming out this…

GWB: Saddam killed all the Mandelas

In the interest of our national dignity I would like to formally request that our “Decider in Chief” no longer be allowed to participate in press conferences and only speak in public under the influence of a teleprompter or with written remarks prepared for him by someone with no less an education than a fifth-grader.…

The 14 Points of Facism: remind you of anyone?

We really enjoy our debates with our friends on the right because it always seems to turn into some sort of history lesson whether its Chuck DeVore commenting on the decline of Greek city-states, or Matt Cunningham covering some nuance of the war in VietNam, or even being schooled on what happened in WWII by…

CNN’s Michael Ware Refutes President’s Comments on Iraq

HT to CrooksandLiars.com, a transcript of CNN’s Anderson Cooper interviewing Bagdhad Bureau Chief Michael Ware on the President’s speech last night. BUSH: Today most of Baghdad’s neighborhoods are being patrolled by coalition and Iraqi forces who live among the people they protect. Many schools and markets are reopening. Citizens are coming forward with vital intelligence.…

9/11: Six Years of Terror

On Tuesday morning September 11, 2001 at least 2,973 people died in the worst terrorist attack on American soil. In response to these attacks, the people of the United States along with the international community joined together in a commitment to condemn and fight terrorism.  Six years later, the memories of the lives lost on…

The Impeachment Argument

    There has been a lot of talk about presidential impeachment in Orange County lately. Huntington Beach and Santa Ana will hear the issue in their council meetings this week. Last Sunday was the kick off of a weekly impeachment rally on the campus of UCI, and every Saturday you can find a gathering…