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Ron Reagan on George W. Bush
Excerpt: The Case Against George W. Bush I missed his speech at the DNC but gathered a sense that it had been well done and well received. Had he delivered THIS to the DNC he probably would have had a life...
Posted on July 31, 2004 06:39 PM Comments: 0
What Sharpton really said
Excerpt: A couple days ago I put up the Reverend Al Sharpton's prepared remarks for the Democratic National Convention, but mentioned I could not find a transcript of what he actually said. See, what he said was more than twice as...
Posted on July 31, 2004 05:19 AM Comments: 0
Bush wrote Kerry's speech! Oh yeah!
Excerpt: Rove's Blunder - How Bush wrote Kerry's acceptance speech. By William Saletan Terrfic piece in Slate by William Saletan - about the past, present, and future of the campaign and Kerry's speech....
Posted on July 30, 2004 02:51 PM Comments: 0
Bashing the press - and they deserve it!
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Triumph of the Trivial" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/30/opinion/30krugman.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Triumph of the Trivial Once again, Krugman is right on target - particularly with these words: There are two issues here, trivialization...
Posted on July 30, 2004 05:50 AM Comments: 1
Yes!
Excerpt: Several paragraphs below is the complete text of Kerry's remarks. I don't know how others will react. I thought it was a great speech. But the part that had me out of my chair and shaking my fist in joy...
Posted on July 29, 2004 11:32 PM Comments: 0
What did he say??!!!
Excerpt: The Rev.Al Sharpton departed widely - and IMHO beautifully - from his prepared remarks at the DNC last night. Various quotes have appeared here and there. But I have yet to find a true transcript of his entire speech -...
Posted on July 29, 2004 03:39 PM Comments: 0
Oh give me abreak!
Excerpt: Let's see - tonight we'll get a PR film on John Kerry - an introduction of who he is. And guess what - among the clips are some 8 mm stuff he shot in Vietnam. So... according to Wolf Blitzer...
Posted on July 29, 2004 01:46 PM Comments: 0
This may be how you get elected . . . .
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Banned in Boston" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/29/opinion/29dowd.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Banned in Boston . . . but it doesn't feel good. Yes, I liked most of John Edwards speech last night. But they...
Posted on July 29, 2004 06:44 AM Comments: 1
Is Jeb Bush an idiot too?
Excerpt: Washington > Campaign 2004 > Lost Record of Vote in '02 Florida Race Raises '04 Concern" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/28/politics/campaign/28vote.final.html?pagewanted=1&hp">The New York Times > Washington > Campaign 2004 > Lost Record of Vote in '02 Florida Race Raises '04 Concern First we...
Posted on July 28, 2004 04:17 AM Comments: 1
Voting in general - and in Florida - just plain scary
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Fear of Fraud" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/27/opinion/27krug.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Fear of Fraud This stuff is so scary it's hard to believe - and once again, hard to believe that so much of...
Posted on July 27, 2004 05:37 AM Comments: 0
A sane choice for progressives
Excerpt: An Open Letter to Progressives: Vote Kerry and Cobb I agree with the first couple of paragraphs - and I find the recommended strategy a lot saner than the ego-trip Ralph Nader is on - though still dangerous. Bush scares...
Posted on July 25, 2004 05:22 AM Comments: 0
Eloquent commentary
Excerpt: Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall Once again, i can't resist stealing from the brilliant blog of Josh Marshall. If you haven't made this blog a regular read, you;re really missing a lot. Here's his lead item this morning:...
Posted on July 25, 2004 05:16 AM Comments: 0
Uncommon sense - what to do next
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Contributor: Honorable Commission, Toothless Report" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/25/opinion/25clar.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Contributor: Honorable Commission, Toothless Report Richard Clarke has ane xcellent op-ed piece in today's NYT in which he devotes quite abit of time...
Posted on July 25, 2004 05:08 AM Comments: 0
For those who feel safer with Bush directing war . . .
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Spinning Our Safety" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/25/opinion/25dowd.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Spinning Our Safety Here are the first five graphs, but I urge reading of the whole thing: Maybe it's because I've been instructed...
Posted on July 25, 2004 04:59 AM Comments: 0
Setting the 9/11 record straight
Excerpt: National > Correcting the Record on Sept. 11, in Great Detail" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/25/national/25PANE.html?hp">The New York Times > National > Correcting the Record on Sept. 11, in Great Detail It's easy to get lost in all the details of the 9/11...
Posted on July 25, 2004 04:48 AM Comments: 0
Administration's policy makes it hard for our diplomats to do their job
Excerpt: Here's a real good perspective on the problems presented our foreign diplomats by Bush policies. It was sent to me with this note: I participated in the study group on US foreign policy that you facilitated for THE SECOND HALF...
Posted on July 23, 2004 07:22 AM Comments: 0
Open mouth, spit out lies
Excerpt: Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall Tucker Carlson is one of those people - who like Bush - irritate me just by their body language and facial expression. When they open their mouths I usually have to turn the...
Posted on July 23, 2004 06:30 AM Comments: 0
You do have to wonder
Excerpt: Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall: July 18, 2004 - July 24, 2004 Archives Stupidity and clumsiness in high places - hardly limited to Bush et al. As Josh Marshall said: In the days ahead I have to imagine...
Posted on July 21, 2004 06:25 AM Comments: 0
No end to sloppiness
Excerpt: Bush Took Cuba Quote Out of Context, Researcher Says This story is kinda amazing because I really assumed speeches by presidents were more carefullyr esearched than this. Of course,it might help if we had a presidnt who thought reading was...
Posted on July 20, 2004 01:05 PM Comments: 0
Freedom to murder????
Excerpt: Allawi Shot Inmates in Cold Blood, Say Witnesses This story is obviously disturnbing for the simple reason that it says we traded Hussein for someone who can be just as brutal. I find the story believable: 1. Because a very...
Posted on July 19, 2004 04:54 PM Comments: 0
"Oooops!" just doesn't seem adequate
Excerpt: BBC NEWS | UK | Politics | 'Serious flaws' in Iraq intelligence From the BBC: Key intelligence used to justify war with Iraq has now been shown to be unreliable, the Butler Report says. The 196 page report says MI6...
Posted on July 14, 2004 11:18 AM Comments: 0
Make sense of this??????
Excerpt: The Washington Post just sent out a news alert saying a new poll shows that most voters feel Bush can do a better job fighting terrorism than Kerry. The results: "The survey found that 55 percent of all Americans currently...
Posted on July 13, 2004 04:27 PM Comments: 0
A simple question and no answer
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: The Real Enemy Staring Us in the Face" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/12/opinion/12HERB.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: The Real Enemy Staring Us in the Face This column seemed pretty routine to me until I got...
Posted on July 12, 2004 05:28 AM Comments: 0
Bush in the clear? Like hell!
Excerpt: Opinion > The Senate Report" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/10/opinion/10SAT1.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > The Senate Report Glad to see the NYT this morning putting it to the president and not letting him use the Senate intelligence report as a way...
Posted on July 10, 2004 05:03 AM Comments: 0
What do they know?
Excerpt: The New York Times > Washington > Bin Laden Is Said to Be Organizing for a U.S. Attack I'm assuming that if you pay $30 billion or so each year for an intelligence operation, then the information you get is...
Posted on July 9, 2004 05:02 AM Comments: 0
Duh!
Excerpt: International > Middle East > Insurgents: Falluja Pullout Left Haven of Insurgents, Officials Say" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/08/international/middleeast/08fall.html?hp">The New York Times > International > Middle East > Insurgents: Falluja Pullout Left Haven of Insurgents, Officials Say I'm not sure why this story...
Posted on July 8, 2004 06:50 AM Comments: 0
Bush strikes out - again
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Breck Girl Takes On Dr. No" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/08/opinion/08DOWD.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Breck Girl Takes On Dr. No This is a fascinating column by Maureen Dowd for several insights about Mrs. Kerry,...
Posted on July 8, 2004 04:43 AM Comments: 0
Remembering patriots and kings
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Their George and Ours" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/04/opinion/04EHRE.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Their George and Ours This is a fascinating look at the Declaration of Independence. In a similar vein, we would do well...
Posted on July 4, 2004 06:16 AM Comments: 0
In dubious battle
Excerpt: Saddam Could Call CIA in His Defense One of Dubya's favorite things to say is that Saddam Hussein "gassed his own people." Hussein ha always denied that he did this and our own intelligence reports fromt hat ear point the...
Posted on July 3, 2004 07:53 PM Comments: 0
Nationalist vs nationalist
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Al Jazeera: Out-Foxing Fox" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/03/opinion/03KRIS.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1088842116-9V0tJ3ODYVbXF6Wzmrjlgw">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Al Jazeera: Out-Foxing Fox Here's an interesting concept presented by Kristof in a balanced column that looked at what went wrong in...
Posted on July 3, 2004 04:20 AM Comments: 0
Just go see it!
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Moore's Public Service" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/02/opinion/02KRUG.html?pagewanted=print&position=">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Moore's Public Service I want to talk about Fahrenheit 9/11 - but too many people are doing that already - and this isn't...
Posted on July 2, 2004 05:42 AM Comments: 0
Nader seeks right-wing help
Excerpt: Washington > Campaign 2004 > Odd Alliances Form in Efforts to Place Nader on the Ballot" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/01/politics/campaign/01NADE.html?hp">The New York Times > Washington > Campaign 2004 > Odd Alliances Form in Efforts to Place Nader on the Ballot It's happened...
Posted on July 1, 2004 05:49 AM Comments: 0



















































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