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Uncomfortably on target
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Calling Bush a Liar" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/30/opinion/30KRIS.html">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Calling Bush a Liar While I winced as i read some of this, I think the author is right on target. We...
Posted on June 30, 2004 04:12 AM Comments: 0
Polls" Good news, bad news
Excerpt: Washington > Campaign 2004 > Bush's Rating Falls to Its Lowest Point, New Survey Finds" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/29/politics/campaign/29POLL.html?hp">The New York Times > Washington > Campaign 2004 > Bush's Rating Falls to Its Lowest Point, New Survey Finds Fascinating. Bush is going...
Posted on June 29, 2004 04:13 AM Comments: 0
A desperate lateral?
Excerpt: International > Middle East > Handover Completed Early to Thwart Attacks, Officials Say" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/28/international/middleeast/28CND-HANDOVER.html?hp">The New York Times > International > Middle East > Handover Completed Early to Thwart Attacks, Officials Say When I first saw this story about the...
Posted on June 28, 2004 05:41 AM Comments: 0
Incredible ! And good
Excerpt: Movies > The Political 'Fahrenheit' Sets Record at Box Office" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/28/movies/28BOX.html?hp=&adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1088413656-9twJ59FjXyPLqMDkYE7sHQ">The New York Times > Movies > The Political 'Fahrenheit' Sets Record at Box Office Can you imagine - in one weekend "Fahrenheit 9/11" beat the box office record...
Posted on June 28, 2004 05:18 AM Comments: 0
The King Is in His Altogether!!
Excerpt: Bush filmed in underwear This is just too good. (I have used the Danny Kaye song title from his film "Hans Christian Anderson" for the title of this entry. Any problem figuring out which story is involved?) When the...
Posted on June 27, 2004 01:43 PM Comments: 1
Are They Losing IT?
Excerpt: Plenty More to Swear About Joe Klein of Time OnLine has a piece here that is very much akin to that of Maureen Dowd in today's New York Times. Both use Cheney's exchange with Patrick Leahy as a point of...
Posted on June 27, 2004 09:42 AM Comments: 0
Moore, the war, and the press
Excerpt: Michael Moore's Candid Camera I don't know how i missed this one - the dateline is Sunday, May 23 - but it's one of the longest and best reviews of Fahrenheit 9/11 I have seen with some particular emphasis on...
Posted on June 26, 2004 03:45 AM Comments: 0
Mr. Civility - well, Mr. hate really
Excerpt: Common Dreams I love these selected quote from the current box on the home page of Common Dreams, one of my favorite resources. NOW: “Go F___ Yourself'' - Dick Cheney to US Senator Patrick Leahy, 6/23/04 THEN: "Governor Bush and...
Posted on June 26, 2004 03:27 AM Comments: 0
Counting the wasted dollars
Excerpt: Iraq War Analysis Paints Grim Picture Consider this when it comes to winning hearts and minds: "If spent on international programs, the same sum [we are spending killing people in Iraq] could have cut world hunger in half and covered...
Posted on June 25, 2004 11:19 AM Comments: 0
The country wakes up!
Excerpt: Yahoo! News - Majority of Americans Now Call Iraq War a Mistake It was wrong to go to war in Iraq. Going to war in Iraq has made us less safe. Those are the opinions now of MOST Americans. Read...
Posted on June 25, 2004 05:18 AM Comments: 0
See it, debate it
Excerpt: Movies > Movie Review | 'Fahrenheit 9/11': Unruly Scorn Leaves Room for Restraint, but Not a Lot" href="http://movies2.nytimes.com/2004/06/23/movies/23FAHR.html?8dpc">The New York Times > Movies > Movie Review | 'Fahrenheit 9/11': Unruly Scorn Leaves Room for Restraint, but Not a Lot...
Posted on June 25, 2004 05:10 AM Comments: 0
Now this scares me!
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Errors on Terror" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/25/opinion/25KRUG.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1088151143-J9fszdO5kwhFqTYtiIljcA">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Errors on Terror You know that goivernment report on terrorism that got all the numbers wrong big time? You know, the one that...
Posted on June 25, 2004 04:47 AM Comments: 0
I never had sex with Saddam Hussein!
Excerpt: FactCheck.org Bush Contradicted On Iraq & al Qaeda? Or not? Obviously George Bush never said what he said and never meant what he obviously meant - and ditto for Dick Cheney. FactCheck.org bends over backwards to be fair - too...
Posted on June 24, 2004 05:48 AM Comments: 0
What Plan B?
Excerpt: Israel Looks to Kurds Seymour Hersh has written a lengthy analysis of the kinds of factors that will be at work in the aftermath of the 30 June "transfer of sovereignty." Israel is deeply invested in Northern Iraq's Kurds, much...
Posted on June 22, 2004 03:55 PM Comments: 0
Right wing terrorist don't count
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Noonday in the Shade" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/22/opinion/22KRUG.html">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Noonday in the Shade Question: How did a total crazy get to be attorney general? Question: What the hell are the news...
Posted on June 22, 2004 04:48 AM Comments: 0
Could we be dumber? Not without trying a lot harder!
Excerpt: Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall That, at least is how "anonymous" sees it. You're going to behearing alot more from this person and his.her book " Imperial Hubris" which is just out - or about to be out....
Posted on June 21, 2004 09:44 AM Comments: 0
Ooops, the S. S. Bush hits another iceberg
Excerpt: Washington > U.S. Said to Overstate Value of Guantánamo Detainees" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/21/politics/21GITM.html?hp">The New York Times > Washington > U.S. Said to Overstate Value of Guantánamo Detainees So can we believe any thing at all that George Bush & Company tells...
Posted on June 21, 2004 05:28 AM Comments: 0
Cognitive Dissonance Is Cold Comfort
Excerpt: When the pieces don't t fit This piece is a contribution to understanding how W and his minions can speak in tautologies that fly in the face of the facts on the ground -- there is an absence of...
Posted on June 20, 2004 08:12 PM Comments: 0
The Showing of Fahrenheit 9/11
Excerpt: Dude, Where's My Movie Playing? We're only a week away from the anticipated opening of Michael Moore's award-winning documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11" and the Repubs are doing all they can to intimidate theatre chains into not showing it. This link...
Posted on June 19, 2004 12:05 PM Comments: 1
Hi Condi, can you say "parsing?"
Excerpt: Top News Article | Reuters.com You know, it's nice to read all this stuff about who said what, when and what they really meant - but you really need to see these people in action. Words, tone of voice, and...
Posted on June 18, 2004 07:38 PM Comments: 0
Oil speaks truth to oil
Excerpt: Oil Chief: My Fears for Planet; Shell Boss's 'Confession' Shocks Industry Here's a refreshing turn from Geroge W. Bush and all the other oil millionaries in this administration - the head of one of the biggest oil companies in the...
Posted on June 18, 2004 10:00 AM Comments: 0
Getting past 9/11 - a view from downunder
Excerpt: The strange, sad death of the American way - After Saddam - www.smh.com.au Dom forwarded this wonderful summary which gives a feel for the changing opinion in Australia, as well as a sense of how we are being perceived from...
Posted on June 18, 2004 08:14 AM Comments: 0
Oh, now it''s clear!
Excerpt: BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Bush adamant over 9/11-Iraq links "The reason I keep insisting that there was a relationship between Iraq and Saddam and al-Qaeda is because there was a relationship between Iraq and al-Qaeda," he said....
Posted on June 17, 2004 01:42 PM Comments: 0
Liar, liar . . .
Excerpt: Opinion > The Plain Truth" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/17/opinion/17THU1.html">The New York Times > Opinion > The Plain Truth Oh well - at least we're not talking about anything important like an affair with an intern - but the NYT pulls no punches...
Posted on June 17, 2004 11:16 AM Comments: 0
Freedom - to rape, to mutilate, to murder
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Dare We Call It Genocide?" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/16/opinion/16KRIS.html">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Dare We Call It Genocide? I wish we were for "freedom." We aren't. I'm pretty sure we're for oil. The Sudan...
Posted on June 16, 2004 04:16 AM Comments: 0
Timing is everything - in high comedy and low
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Travesty of Justice" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/15/opinion/15KRUG.html">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Travesty of Justice You gotta hand it to Krugman - he doesn't mince words. Here's how he begins this column in the NYT:...
Posted on June 15, 2004 10:05 AM Comments: 0
A few more rotten apples?
Excerpt: Use of Dogs to Scare Prisoners Was Authorized (washingtonpost.com) Oh sure . . . get it straight folks - the tree was rotten, the orchard was rotten - and the president,.playing Johnny Appleseed was sowing rotten seeds. Stop kicking the...
Posted on June 11, 2004 08:13 AM Comments: 0
A healthy dose of perspective
Excerpt: The Globe and Mail Americans tend to be ignorant of history - even very recent history - and see the world only through their eyes. Natural, of course, but dangerous as well. Here's a more realistic picture of who was...
Posted on June 10, 2004 02:33 PM Comments: 0
Ah, Maureen, I blow thee a kiss . . .
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Epitaph and Epigone" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/10/opinion/10DOWD.html">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Epitaph and Epigone Such a wonderful column from Maureen Dowd in today's NYT - she is at her best seeting the Bush/Bush/Reagan record...
Posted on June 10, 2004 01:04 AM Comments: 0
Incredible!
Excerpt: Washington > Legal Opinions: Lawyers Decided Bans on Torture Didn't Bind Bush" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/08/politics/08ABUS.html?hp">The New York Times > Washington > Legal Opinions: Lawyers Decided Bans on Torture Didn't Bind Bush When you think you're getting your orders directly from God,...
Posted on June 8, 2004 12:16 PM Comments: 0
Reagan Bush and Kerry
Excerpt: Washington > Campaign 2004 > Reagan Legacy Looming Large Over Campaign" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/07/politics/campaign/07REPU.html?hp">The New York Times > Washington > Campaign 2004 > Reagan Legacy Looming Large Over Campaign Oh boy - They haven't buried Reagan yet and everyone - Democrat...
Posted on June 7, 2004 01:13 AM Comments: 0
Tenet's resignation a slam dunk
Excerpt: Opinion > George Tenet Resigns" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/04/opinion/04FRI1.html">The New York Times > Opinion > George Tenet Resigns The litany of CIA failures over the past decade is incredible and Tenet's resignation, while certainly due, isn't going to solve much. Read these...
Posted on June 4, 2004 03:59 AM Comments: 0
Wow! A positive polictical note! Cherish it!
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: A Leap of Faith" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/04/opinion/04HERB.html">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: A Leap of Faith My cynical self finds this just a tad hard to believe, but hope springs eternal and what Bob...
Posted on June 4, 2004 03:42 AM Comments: 0
Spy vs Spy
Excerpt: Washington > Polygraph Testing Starts at Pentagon in Chalabi Inquiry" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/03/politics/03CHAL.html?hp">The New York Times > Washington > Polygraph Testing Starts at Pentagon in Chalabi Inquiry What's the truth in the Chalabi affair? I haven't a clue and I don't...
Posted on June 3, 2004 05:10 AM Comments: 0
Same old, same old . . .
Excerpt: United Press International: Analysis: New Iraq government clone of old Bush loves the new Iraq government. Of course he does. It's a clone of the xisting oen that has failed. Bush says this one was put together by the UN....
Posted on June 2, 2004 01:01 PM Comments: 0
Now Here's a Bit of Good News!
Excerpt: Fahrenheit 9/11 Gets U.S. Distributor I think I'll hang up now and ride off to visit Heather and Ted. The news today is not going to get any better....
Posted on June 2, 2004 11:15 AM Comments: 0



















































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