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Archive for February, 2008

Bush: Kiling David Before He Can Swing His Stone At Goliath

Friday, February 29th, 2008

I love it when the President subjects himself to the Q & A process by reporters because, unscripted, he often reveals who he really is. Have a look at how he fumbles through a question about the possibility he is authorizing illegal wire taps on American citizens and see ...

Total Control

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Twenty-five years ago I was sitting in a political science class listening to the professor explain how the extreme right and the extreme left end up in the same place - Totalitarian ism. At the time I was taken by surprise. How could the extremists goals of two completely opposite ...

The Price Of Economic Inequality?

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

A report on the rising number of incarcerated Americans provides a disturbing look at the unspoken impact of economic inequality and the high cost we pay for perpetuating it. At the same time, during each election cycle, politicians from both parties accuse each other of practicing suspect fiscal discipline. For ...

Bush Insists Recession Not Coming- Asks For New “Rosy Glasses” Stimulus Package

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Denying the claims of economists nationwide, President Bush today said that HE doesn’t think the nation is headed towards recession. “I’m concerned about the economy. I don’t think we’re headed to recession. But no question, we’re in a slowdown.” At the White House news conference, Bush also claimed that the dollar was ...

Mac & Sleeze: When Serving Kinder Gentler Compassionate Conservatism Just Won’t Do?

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Those hoping for a kinder gentler presidential election complete with a heaping helping of compassionat e conservatism might want to prepare themselves for a plate of partisan politics that will be far less palatable. I find myself suspecting that the GOP may be laying the groundwork for a bait and ...

Says What??? Exactly.

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

People who know me know I’m no fan of Maureen Dowd. She has no self editing, and considering her national exposure, I find this lack careen ing between pathetic and alarming, with an occasional off-road trip into ludicrous, irresponsibl e claptrap. To wit: Beating on the press is the lamest thing you can ...

Ripped-Off Customers: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

According to this Business Week article, 2007 might be remembered as the year angry customers started fighting back. We all heard about the 76-year-old woman who came storming into her local ComCast office with a hammer and started swinging. After damaging a keyboard and a phone, she yelled out “have ...

Super Delegate & Super Heroes

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

If the race for President comes down to the Democrat Convention then super delegates will play a huge role in deciding if Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama will be the parties nominee. That being said the Clinton machine is in trouble with a huge loss of super delegates. NBC and ...

Your Rights Haven’t Been Violated, You’ve Been “Minimized”

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

I love the political rhetorical spin the W, Rove and Co has deployed to try and get out of a tight spot now and again. You might enjoy this exchange as some “Senior Administrati on Official (SAO)” who will be nameless tries to explain why the telecommunic ations industry ...

Incurious Clarence Thomas

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Why do some conservative s consider it a badge of honor to be as uninformed as your average tree stump? Preznit Poster Boy once bragged that he never reads newspapers - probably because there was no second grader to help him read The Pet Goat as a warm up. The ...

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