Carrying GOP water?

First impressions mean a lot.  In that vein, here’s the first paragraph from the front page story in today’s New York Times about Obama’s budget proposal, to be revealed later today: President Obama will propose further tax increases on the affluent to help pay for his promise to make...

I’ve got a question

On the stimulus package, one wingnut says: So, President Obama phoned the Senate GOP sellouts Susan Collins, Olympia Snowe, and Arlen Specter and praised them Friday night for showing their “patriotism” by cutting a trillion-dollar, backroom deal to mortgage our children and grandchildren’s future. My...

And if anyone still doubts that we’ve turned a page in American history today…

Let’s recall Bush’s first Inauguration in 2001. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXffDJn9aoY&feature=related[/youtube] Isn’t it nice to have a president who isn’t an uber-divisive figure before his administration begins?  Obama was even democratically elected to boot! ...

Warnings unheeded

Nearly 50 years ago, another Republican president said farewell to the nation with a warning about the growing strength of the ties between the military and corporations.  Eisenhower said: Now this conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience....

How much BS wankery can one fit into a glowing retrospective on Bush?

I’m not because I have my limits on reading this garbage.  For this Telegraph op/ed piece titled “History will show that George W Bush was right”, my limit was paragraph #8: Similarly, the cold light of history will absolve Bush of the worst conspiracy-theory accusation: that he knew there...

« Older Entries