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Makes Me Proud To Be A Doctor

I found out earlier today that the guy who told the Vice President to go “Cheney” himself this week is an Emergency Room physician who lost his house due to Katrina. After CNN took down the video he tried to sell in one eBay, with Raw Story providing this account of the story he posted […]

Greetings from New Orleans from The Bush Boys

Thanks to Ginny for forwarding this picture postcard of the Bush Boys’ vacation! Disclaimers: This is a fake fishing picture. The man on the right is a fake compassionate conservative. Some say he is a fake president.

Friday Fantastic

TGIF

Court Rules U.S. Can Indefinitely Detain Citizens in Wartime

A federal appeals court ruled today that the president can indefinitely detain a U.S. citizen captured on U.S. soil in the absence of criminal charges, holding that such authority is vital during wartime to protect the nation from terrorist attacks.

The decision was written by Judge J. Michael Luttig, who is one of a number of people under consideration by President Bush for nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Katrina and 9/11 Both Examples of Government Confusion

The National Security Archive has received more documents showing the confused response to 9/11 by the US government (comparable to its response to Katrina: Washington, D.C., September 9, 2005 – Ten minutes after American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) […]

Bush Falls Below 40% Approval

From AP: President Bush’s job approval was at 39 percent, the first time it has dipped below 40 percent since AP-Ipsos began measuring public approval of Bush in December 2003.

Bye Bye Brownie

MSNBC reports that Brown has been relieved of his duties related to Katrina relief.