Inexcusable

In November of last year, the American people spoke with loud and firm voices; their votes which changed the majority party in both the House and the Senate was without question a direct mandate to put a hold on the President’s policies and to return America to vital principles without which this...

GG on Mukasey

Rather than do a half assed job of this I defer to the always eloquent Glenn Greenwald… What Judge Mukasey believes is, without question, radical and disturbing. His beliefs — from the power of the President to violate Congressional statutes to limitless war powers to the authority to order...

Better, But Good Enough?

A strange phenomenon that has been cultivated by this administration seems to be that the game of low expectations has made it to where a presidential appointee may seem qualified by merely not being either outright evil, or by being sound enough of mind to not drool on themselves. When looking at this from...

Do I Really Have To Be The One?

Signaling that he doesn’t want to have to get steeped in a confirmation battle, President George Bush has chosen to nominate retired judge Michael Mukasey to the position of Attorney General. Mukasey, who has been championed by New York Senator Chuck Schumer for years now, looks to be the penultimate...

AG Ficus Update

In a previous post, Mick came up with what I believe to be the perfect candidate for the position of new US Attorney General: a potted plant. In comments, yours truly suggested the law school @ Regent University as particularly fertile ground to find a suitable shrub. Besides, I’m pretty sure Regent...

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