Reaping And Sowing

“The Mayor” has made it essentially the only plank in his platform that he was the mayor of the location of the 9/11 attacks (let’s forget the Pentagon, of course), and for this reason alone he should be elected president. But a group of victim’s families teaming up with firefighters...

Corporatocracy, Police States, and Telecommunications

A couple of days ago, the media and the blogosphere were both set ablaze when a college student was hit with a taser gun in the chest by campus police during the question and answer session following a speech by Senator John Kerry. In the aftermath we here at Comments received our own little surge, and...

Ready Or Not, Here He Comes

So it starts with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad saying he wanted to visit Ground Zero, and the NYPD jumped up and said, we’ll be ready for you.  Then they changed their mind and delivered the whacky Iranian president a hearty, “No Ground Zero for you.”  Ahmadinejad was having none...

The Full Bush Blitz

Last night, the President of the United States addressed the nation.  He did so on the premise that based on the advice of commanders on the ground, specifically that of General David Petraeus, he was going to make his final decision on what to do in Iraq.  I liveblogged the speech here, and you can catch a...

The Revisionist

And I thought Norman Podhoretz simply engaged in revisionist history when it came to Vietnam.  But hey, maybe he’s trying to get a jump on this whole 9-11 thing.  You know, kinda how the cool kids always are trying to say they were the first to hear a band before it became popular? In his tribute to...

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