Monthly Archives: November 2006

Why The Iraq Failure Was Predicted

Not predictable. Predicted. Over at DailyKos is a powerful diary by the wife of a Vietnam & Iraq I war veteran. During a discussion with a bunch of conservative college students, the following happened:
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Posted in Iraq, Middle East, Military | 4 Comments

The Easter Bunny Wing of the Republican Party: The Georgia Division

A while ago, I posted about the Missouri legislative committee that claimed that abortion had led to a shortage of workers which then resulted in illegal immigration. Really. I can’t make this garbage up. Now, Nehomee over at Shakespeare’s Sister has observed the same thing in Georgia:
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Public Health, Religion | 17 Comments

Lindsay’s Famous!

Well, she did have an article published in the New York Press about illegal advertising in New York City. Go read.
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Posted in Bloggity Blog, News Media | 2 Comments

Hoover Institute Swiftboats Nancy Pelosi

There was a time when think tanks on occasion actually thought. Not so, at the conservative Hoover Institute, where Hoover Institution fellow Peter Schweizer slimed Pelosi, claiming she had to explain why her family’s vineyard does not use union employees.
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Posted in Conservatives, Democrats, Fucking Morons, News Media, Pig Screwer, Propaganda | 6 Comments

The War on Christmas: The “Massive Resistance” of the 21st Century?

Tuesday, the Catholic League launched its first salvo in the ongoing War On Christmas with a large ad on the op-ed page of the NY Times.
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Racism, Religion | 13 Comments

So Here’s a Plan for Iraq

So finally, a war supporter, albeit a former one, proposes something kind of like an exit strategy. George Packer argues that we should stay long enough to get exit visas those Iraqis who helped the U.S.:
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Posted in Iraq, Little Lord Pontchartrain | 4 Comments

Dennis Prager and Anti-Muslim Hatred

Thank you, Dennis Prager for your anti-Muslim bigotry: at least we know where the modern conservatives really stand. Despite Article IV of the U.S. Constitution which states that “no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States”, Prager has his knickers in a twist over Muslim Congressman Keith Ellison’s intention to use a copy of the Koran instead of a Christian Bible while being sworn into office.
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Religion | 19 Comments

A Question About the Soviet Russian Assassinations

There are now indications that more Russian exile critics of Putin who live in the UK might have been poisoned with polonium-210.
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Posted in Civil Liberties, Terrorism | 33 Comments

“Our Suburb Is Breached. We Will Fight to the Death.”

Sounds like a civil war to me. And as civil wars go, it’s pretty awful. A year ago, I was comparing it to Northern Ireland.
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Posted in Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Iraq | 1 Comment

Social Security and Compulsive Centrist Disorder

Someone needs to tell Bush that when I wrote a post titled “Democrats Crush GOP; Bush Declares ‘Mandate‘”, I was joking. Now that El Jefe Maximo has psychologically disinvested from the Iraqi Occupation, he has decided that the message the American electorate sent in the 2006 elections was “You’ve done such a great job with foreign policy, FEMA, and the budget deficit, we would really like you to screw up Social Security.”
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Posted in Compulsive Centrist Disorder, Conservatives, Fucking Morons, Little Lord Pontchartrain, News Media, Propaganda, Social Security, Taxes | 2 Comments