What (and Who) is Missing from RNC 2012

Is it me, or has the cast of characters really changed in the GOP at the convention this year?  Also, what about the subjects that have been the keystones of Republican focus for over a decade?  Listening to the speeches last night, I was more struck by what is not being said and who is […]

Former Bush Press Secretary Behind Komen Anti-Planned Parenthood Strategy

Ari Fleischer, press secretary to GWB who led the message war that took us into Iraq, has confirmed that he was hired by the Susan B. Comen Foundation to recruit a senior vice president of government relations, the position now filled by anti-choice zealot, Karen Handel.  Fleischer, well known conservative pundit, is believed to have […]

Choices Made Since 9/11/01

I’m sorry for the people who died on 9/11. I’m sorry we were told to shop after 9/11 and that many of us chose to consume beyond our means. I’m sorry that some of the financial firms in Manhattan chose to cheat people and to rip people off. I’m sorry we sometimes used 9/11 to scapegoat Muslims and torture people. I’m sorry […]

Bush Taught, Obama Learned

From an editorial in the St. Petersburg Times, May 21, 2006: “[T]he changes that George W. Bush has made to our nation’s constitutional firmament may not depart with the first family’s bags. His disregard for the separation of powers has so dramatically distorted the office of the president that he may have engineered a turning […]

Car Crashes Onto Bush’s Lawn

Last night in Preston Hollow:                                                                                                                                 Damn, Dick. Can’t you just ring the bell like everybody […]

Medical Experimentation on Gitmo Detainees

Paging Dr. Mengele, Dr. Josef Mengele. Truthout has a report taken from Department of Defense documents showing that detainees at Guantanamo were given massive doses of an anti-malarial drug which was known to have serious psychological side effects before they had even been tested for malaria, and in spite of the non-existence of malaria in […]

British and Germans Question Former President Bush’s Truthiness

The reviews are starting to come in on former President Bush’s newly-released work of fiction entitled Decision Points. According to British and German officials, our 43rd president’s recollections appear to, hold on to your seats, fall a little short on the truth-o-meter. From the Guardian: “British officials said today there was no evidence to support […]