Who Breaks Worse

I think things would be so much easier if President Bush could run for a third term. This would make the 2008 presidential election picture at least a little bit clearer anyway.  Think of it this way, if Bush was capable of running for a third term, I doubt he would still opt to step down.  As a result, the...

Follow Up To Blackwater

In case you’re still wondering as to how exactly we’re empowering the Iraqi people to be sovereign over themselves, one need only revisit the Blackwater scandal. It began over last weekend when members of the Blackwater private agency opened fire seemingly at random and killing nearly a dozen...

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...

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...

Not Our Saviour

Yeah, yeah yeah – no end but victory, yet another another Friedman, surge futility and inevitable failure spun into success (we can has tr00p reductions!). In other words: stay the fucking course (open-ended, like teh Koreas!) Could rant and rave, sputter and spew; but others can and will do that for...

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