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Bush Makes ABC Producer Sick

Drudge reports on a BlackBerry message from an ABC producer: “Are you watching this? Bush makes me sick. If he uses the ‘mixed messages’ line one more time, I’m going to puke.” So he finds Bush nauseating. So should any thinking person. Naturally the right wing blogs are using this as examples of media bias. […]

Comparing My Hotel Requests With Dick Cheney’s

When I travel to a luxury hotel or resort I’ll often have a number of requests with regards to hotel room and view. Generally my requests are met, but there’s never any guarantee. (For example, one year I didn’t get my favorite suite at Grand Hotel for the Labor Day Jazz Weekend because Michigan Senator […]

Katrina Funds Earmarked to Pay for Neil Bush’s Software Program

It seems that former first lady Barbara Bush made certain that her son Neil would get a boost from Katrina donations. Barbara Bush, the Houston Chronicle reports, “donated an undisclosed amount of money to the Bush-Clinton Katrina Fund with specific instructions that the money be spent with an educational software company owned by her son […]

Update on the WaPo Firestorm – Media Matters Says Fire Bigoted Blogger

Today, Media Matters called for the WaPo to fire their newly hired “Red America” blogger Ben Bomenech. The hiring of Bomenech has been a firestorm right from the start. Here’s a few quips from Media Matters letter to the Washington Post brass… Dear Messrs. Brady, Downie, Jones, and Graham, and Ms. Little: I write today […]

GAO Faults Army Over Wartime Armor Delays

The GAO said today that “the U.S. Army failed to have enough armor ready for trucks used after the 2003 invasion of Iraq even though it was told in 1996 to strengthen the vehicles.” In addition, it took longer to produce the armor once it was ordered because fewer of the truck armor kits were […]

Round Two of “Who’s Minding our Ports”: Bush Admin. Hiring Chinese Co. to Scan Nukes

Here we go again… Welcome to round two of “Who’s Minding our Ports.” In the wake of the Dubai ports deal dispute, the Bush administration has given a no-bid contract to Hong Kong conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., to “help detect nuclear materials inside cargo passing through the Bahamas to the United States and elsewhere.” Here […]

Another One Breaks Free of GOP Propaganda

Sooner or later anyone with half a brain who backed the Republicans believing they stood for the individual liberty or free market economics they talk about realizes they have been conned. Today was John Cole’s day to realize this over at Balloon Juice: The right wing of the Republican party has sold the libertarian/centrist wing […]

Kennedy: A Time Bomb of Civil War is Ticking

Today’s Miami Herald features an OP/ED by Senator Ted Kennedy on the impending civil war in Iraq, that the Bush administration fails to acknowledge. A time bomb of civil war is ticking BY EDWARD M. KENNEDY www.kennedy.senate.gov Three years ago we began the war in Iraq, and it’s clearer than ever it’s a war we […]