Fear

If the true colors of the current administration weren’t clear before this day, they should be now.  Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, the single lesson that President Bush seemed to learn was that the single most successful tool he has at his disposal in pushing his political...

Not Quite, Mr. Obey

Even though Rep. David Obey is currently one of my heroes for sticking to his guns on refusing to allow any funding of the Iraq War to continue without significant changes to the overall strategy, it’s still important to call the man out when he’s not exactly right. The error comes when he was...

Moment Of Truth

It’s not been a full week since President Bush vetoed a $35 Billion dollar bill that would have provided healthcare coverage for up to 10 million children.  Apparently, America couldn’t afford to cover kids for medical care, but our wallets grow immeasurably deep when it comes to the continued...

Standing Up

Anyone living within a reasonable distance of southeast Virginia may have heard a heavy thudding sound.  That would be the sound of my jaw hitting the floor, and if it disturbed you, I apologize. At first glance, I wasn’t impressed.  I had read a couple times through the day that a few Democrats in...