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...

Paving The Road To Hell (UPDATED)

The road taken by apostate Socialist (and current French Foreign Minister) Bernard Kouchner is filled with many forks, bumps and u-turns. The controversial co-founder of Medecins Sans Frontieres has worn many hats over the years since his flawed-but-sincere embrace of liberal interventionism, a move that...

Late Night Logic: Black Metal Nation

In honour of Mark Ames classic 2004 NY Press book review comparing Neoconservative poster children Richard Perle and David Frum with homicidal Norwegian Black Metal fanatics (Obsession with ‘evil’? Check. Portentous nicknames? Check. Hubris-laden, irony-deficient boasting born of perceived past...

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...

No One Saw This Coming

It’s funny in a hysterical, oh god this whole thing is sad, kind of way to watch a ridiculously neoconservative cheerleader of a news source accuse the left (read: congress, which is now under Democratic control) of being too “black and white”. And just before the exasperation there begins...

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