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A Conservative Republican’s Problem With Dick Cheney

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Mickey Edwards is the author of "Reclaiming Conservatism" and served as a Republican Congressman from 1977 to 1993.  He was a long-time ally and supporter of Vice President Cheney, but as he notes in this piece in the Washington Post, cannot reconcile his respect for the office and the man ...

Now where have I heard THAT before?

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Hillary is in to the end. I guess I've decided a grain of salt is in order. I mean, what else can she say? I'm in it for awhile? I'm in it until I'm broke? I'm in it until we go on vacation? Besides, we've all heard this kind of thin ...

Somewhere, in a Parallel Universe…

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Karma's a bitch.

Living Life On Death’s Game Board

Monday, March 31st, 2008

In the aftermath of my sisters serious illness this past week, I couldn’t help but share my contemplatio ns on life’s strange relationship with death. While we often do our best to avoid the subject, it consistently finds the means to inject itself into our consciousnes s. As she continues ...

Test Post

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

This is a test post to see if the new version of Wordpress works.

“Return On Success?”

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

So, when people who disagree with the President’s Iraq agenda suggest we pull out some troops, it’s bad and “a win for the terrorists.” But when George suggests that drawing down troops, it’s a good thing because the process is going to be called “return on success?” Sounds rather ...

The Man Who Made His Accountant Cry

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

What has 23 acres, an 8000 sq. ft. house with two wings, a guest home, three cottages, a gym, a 5-acre lake, two waterfalls, two bridges, and hundreds of mature cherry and maple trees planted among 1000 redwoods pines and oaks? The $200 million estate of Larry Ellison, the $25 billion, ...

An Exclusive Cheney Interview

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

Bring it On brings you an exclusive interview with Vice President Dick Cheney. (more…)

President Bush Stokes The Empty Rhetorical Fire And Thrusts His Political Agenda Forward On the Backs of 4000 KIA GIs

Friday, March 28th, 2008

One thing is clear in this, the defining “ideological struggle of the 21st century,” is that the president is a master of empty rhetoric. Take a look at this paragraph and let’s unpack it. But there’s one thing that is consistent. No matter what shortcomings these critics diagnose, their prescription ...

Grab a Cigar and Head for the Back Room

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Come on, Dean, do your stuff. I know I’m tired of this, and I think we’ve shredded ourselves enough for one cycle. Harry Reid, speaking on 3/24 to the Las Vegas Journal: Q: Do you still think the Democratic race can be resolved before the convention? Reid: Easy. Q: How is that? Reid: It ...