A [Weak?] Week’s Worth of Work

At the rate these criticisms are mounting, Obama will be lucky if he escapes impeachment in March.  It’s been literally seven days since he took office, and his foreign policy and domestic policy initiatives have been roundly questioned.  Remember folks: Bush fucked things up in 8 years; Obama’s...

Consequences of Habeas Schmabeas Rule

As Kathy wrote earlier, the Bush administration has left in its wake a literal big mess for the Obama administration to clean up regarding the processing and trials of Guantánamo Bay detainees.  In order to enact the rule of law decided and ignored during the Bush administration, President Obama and his...

Stayin’ Classy

In early 2001, shortly after Bush’s inauguration, there were stories about the damage caused to the White House and other offices by the outgoing Clinton Administration.  While alluding to the horror of what the hillbillies had done and the unnecessary costs for repair which would be paid by the...

And The Must Read of the Day for Everyone Else

Okay, before we get to the heart of the matter, let’s take a hypothetical situation.  You’re driving to work.  It’s a 55, but you’re doing 70.  If you’re anything at all like me, you probably got something hard and heavy playing and it’s cranked.  Your head’s...

Pravda, Anyone?

In a long and stunning expose, today’s NYTimes chronicles the symbiosis between the Pentagon and the retired officers who serve as on-air military analysts for the various news organizations. The article is based on 8000 pages of email messages, transcripts, and other records they sued the Defense...

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