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A Helluva Way to Run a Democracy

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

President Bush's diplomafacatin' negotiators have been working on a new status of forces agreement with Iraq. The negotiations have, for the most part, been behind closed doors - both US and Iraqi. These negotiations also show El Jefe's deep commitment to the concept of negotiating - "I'll tell ya what ...

Warning to Iraq: George W. Bush Speak With Forked Tongue

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Iraqi officials and the Bush Administration are negotiating over America’s future military presence in Iraq. This article is basically telling the Iraqis: Watch Your Back! As columnist DeWayne Wickham says: “What the United States wants from countries it occupies, it usually gets.” Millions of Native Americans will vouch for that. Iraqi negotiators ...

The worst of the worst my ass…

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Bagram, the prison most folks don't know about..and Gitmo, the one everyone knows about, have one disgusting thing in common: Most of the men being held in these illegal prisons are not terrorists. I know, big friggin surprise, but there it is. From Jurist: McClatchy reporters found that many of the 66 ...

Poll: Bush Near Bottom - Tough Guy Image Hurt U.S. Reputation

Monday, June 16th, 2008

If one reads and reviews enough polls, one can begin to piece together an understanding of the factors that determine the public's perceptions of the politicians who are the focus of these surveys. A new poll designed to measure the confidence in a number of world leaders and the impact ...

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 ...

Israeli Official: “Attack On Iran Unavoidable”

Friday, June 6th, 2008

Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz has told Israeli newspaper reporters that sanctions against Iran were not working and that an Israeli attack against Iran's nuclear development sites was becoming "unavoidable." “If Iran continues with its program for developing nuclear weapons, we will attack it. The sanctions are ineffective,” Shaul Mofaz ...

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 ...

Living Behind the Walls of a Police State

Friday, May 30th, 2008

Millions of people will never experience the world beyond their immediate surroundings. When a government tightens its stranglehold on the population, one of the first casualties is the right to travel. During the Cold War, the world sympathized with the plight of Soviet and Eastern European citizens. Millions of them were ...

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