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Marine films buddy tossing a puppy off a cliff in Iraq

Monday, June 16th, 2008

I really think our standards are rock bottom if this type of individual is representing the US "interests" in Iraq. From AP via KOMONews.com: The Marine Corps on Wednesday said it was expelling one Marine and disciplining another for their roles in a video showing a Marine throwing a puppy off ...

The Foolishness Of George Bush

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

When asked what kind of advice he would give to the Syrians, here's what the Republican President said yesterday: Q (As translated.) To both of you, what specific, concrete requests do you wish to make or send to the Syrian President, Bashar Assad, so that he normalize his relations with the ...

Iraq doesn’t like our offer..go figure.

Friday, June 13th, 2008

The US and Iraq have been in 'negotiations' for awhile now over a permanent..cough..pact. A pact that will govern how and what we are allowed to do within Iraq's borders. No matter what Bush says, Iraq is a soveriegn nation, right? Yes, we saved them from themselves and brought democracy ...

More Proof George Bush and His Pals Have Screwed the Pooch With Regard To The “War On Terror.”

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

I've said this a long time ago, but it seems like we may be closer to it as of today. Specifically, we may actually have to let some dangerous folks go from Gitmo because the W, Rove and Co. has violated the rights of these people in a very egregious ...

Helping Heroes Heal

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Every war is the same, and every war is unique. They’re all the same in that they destroy in seconds what took people years to create.  They all destroy lives, families, communities, dreams, possibilities.  They all squander wealth and talent that could otherwise have done an infinite number of things to make the ...

The Bush Legacy: A Bad Case Of “ED” Or A Royal Screwing?

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Today, President Bush, in the following video clip, tells us that we face "turbulence in the housing market and slow growth for our overall economy". At the same time, the number of U.S. homeowners in foreclosure or delinquent on their mortgage payments is nearly nine percent, unemployment jumped a full ...

Bush Plan Seeks To Keep US In Iraq Indefinitely, Tie Hands Of Next President

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Today's media has conditioned us to view "official" denials of events as proof that the story is true. Whether it is the latest celebrity gossip (so and so are breaking up- no they aren't- oops, yes they did) or news from the government (The U.S. does not torture- wait, yes ...

McCain’s Straight Talk Express Takes Every Fork In The Road?

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

It looks like it won't take a swiftboating to highlight John McCain's propensity to parse his words for political expediency. As a matter of fact, I suspect that the catch phrase for the 2008 presidential election may turn out to be YouTubing...and there's little doubt the following video may be ...

Spinning Iraq

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

When the President of the United States uses the term, "Catapult the Propaganda," you have to understand that one of the primary jobs of the Presidential Spokesmodel is to spin the news to gain favor of the American People. Q Just a general question, then, Dana. I mean, one ...

I Hate to Say I Told You So

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

But dammit, I did, and so did a host of other bloggers between 2003 through today. On Wednesday night, CNN's Jessica Yellin talked to Anderson Cooper about Scott McClellan's tell-all memoir and agreed with the former press secretary that White House reporters "dropped the ball" during the run-up to war. But Yellin went ...

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