Mission Accomplished, Redux (One Million Body Bags Edition)

Do you know when this godforsaken mission will finally constitute a non-Orwellian ‘success’, when yours truly will be able to “turn the page”, Mr. President (and Mr. Baker)? When Andy comes home*. And when the one million-plus Iraqi victims of W’s absurdly lethal Middle East...

Anatomy of “100 Years”

In a fit of pure irony, the Republican party has been up in arms over something they have turned into fine art. I suppose, what’s good for the goose is not good for the gander. The uproar, of course, stems from a recent DNC ad that I myself wasn’t particularly thrilled with. Of course, my...

Friedman Maths

h/t Jeff...

Slacker Friday: NIE Miscellania

It’s back and lazier than ever! Alas, this (long belated) edition will have to be the slackest motherfucker ever, since yours truly just got called into work early. Mea culpa–sometimes meatworld obligations have to trump blogging. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeXb1oS3OUw (h/t Dave @ The Beav,...

Bush Asserts US "Right" to Kidnap Foreign Nationals from Foreign Soil

I’m afraid that says what you think it says. The London Times Online is reporting that a British lawyer hired by the Bush Administration is arguing in a British court that the US has the right to kidnap anyone it decides has broken its laws without the dreary formality of extradition and haul them...

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