Tag Archive for Bush

Drinking Liberally Tonight: Last Call for George!

After 8 years of Bush & Cheney, of Ashcroft-to-Gonzales-to-Mukasey, of Rummy & Rove & Heckuva-Job-Brownie, of Iraq, Katrina & cronies & incompetence, after this week, we won’t have George Walker Bush to kick around anymore. Through 8 State-of-DisUnion Addresses, 2 UnAugurals, Presidential debates & the RNC, we’ve had to raise a glass together, because it…

Hello Burris, Goodbye Bush

It seems more and more likely that Roland Burris will be seated as a new senator from Illinois.  Legally, I see noreason why Burris shouldn’t be seated.  I can only hope that some strong Democrat will challenge Burris in two years when he’s up for election. And President Bush has asked the Networks for time…

Bush the ducking “Lame Duck”

The Liberal OC has received an unconfirmed report claiming that because of this incident, the Secret Service has decided that reporters attending future Bush press conferences will be required to surrender their shoes before entering the room. Aides to the President have reportedly suggested that all electronic recording equipment as well as note pads, pens…

Playing Politics with Birth Control

Are you Pro-Choice?  Practice Birth Control?  Read this as its another assault on reprodutive choice from the Bush Administration: Dear Mother Jones reader: These are serious times for all of us who are pro-choice and pro-women. We need your help, plain and simple. You see, even before John McCain selected as his running mate the…

9/11 Seven Years Later. Are We Safer Today?

In a word.  No. Bin Laden is still at large in spite of a multi-million dollar reward and John McCain’s claim that he’ll follow Bin Laden to the Gates of Hell is short on specifics, especially if Bin Laden is still in Pakistan. Al Qaeda, though weaker, is still a large terrorist organization.  The Taliban…

Sex, Drugs and Oil: Bush Interior Department Scandal Brings New Definition of “Drill Baby, Drill”

This scandal highlights yet another appalling lack of accountability and arrogance from the Bush Administration.  An inspector of the US Interior Department reports serious wrongdoing by a dozen current and former employees of the Minerals Management Service, an agency which collects about $10 billion in royalties annually and is one of the federal government’s largest sources…

Bush-O-Nomics in Action

Bush, McCain, and their GOP should be proud of themselves… Shouldn’t they? The nation’s unemployment rate zoomed to a five-year high of 6.1 percent in August as employers slashed 84,000 jobs, dramatic proof of the mounting damage a deeply troubled economy is inflicting on workers and businesses alike. The Labor Department’s report, released Friday, showed…