Tag Archive for Republican mistakes

Poor, poor, Gonzales

Republicans, many of whom seem too dense to comprehend the damage he’s inflicting on the Justice Department, express sympathy for the attorney general’s ordeal. By Joe Conason / Salon.com May 11, 2007 | If the House Judiciary Committee session Thursday starring Alberto Gonzales produced few revelations about the suspicious dismissal of eight (or nine or…

Spitzer’s “Pro-Criminal Liberals” Accusations and the High Cost of the Death Penalty

Over on Orange Punch, Steven Greenhut takes State Rep. Todd Spitzer (R-Orange) to the woodshed for his insistance that liberals are pro-criminal.  Here’s the link to the post. Spitzer has this to say over at OCBlog.net: “I was deeply saddened to hear of the liberals’ intentions to halt the timely construction of a new death chamber,…

Two Polls of Note; Both Bad for Republicans

The first poll, from CNN, shows the overwhelming majority of Americans disapprove of the president’s veto of the Iraq Funding measure. A majority of the U.S. public disapproves of President Bush’s decision to veto a war spending bill that called for U.S. troops to leave Iraq in 2008, according to a CNN poll released Tuesday. The…

What’s the Matter IN Kansas? The State of the Guard

this just came in from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office: IRAQ & NATIONAL GUARD READINESS: ARE STATES READY TO RESPOND TO EMERGENICES? The war in Iraq has had a serious impact on the National Guard and its ability to protect and assist Americans in times of disaster here at home. On Friday May 4th, a massive…

You’re either with us…

Earlier this week, when President Bush vetoed funding for the troops I pointed out that it was the Democrats in Congress who were supporting the troops, not the President. Matt Cunningham over at Red County/OC Blog responded: “Give me a break. The Democratic Congress is an unwitting morale officer for the Iraqi terrorists.” Now we…

The Root Cause ….

In my usual daily news reading, I came across this exceptional editorial in the Chicago Tribune. And its worth reading as there are some points that have a bearing on tonight’s GOP debate from Simi Valley. Read the story here.