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One gutsy editor
Excerpt: The Seattle Times: Nation & World: Newspaper in Crawford backs Kerry, faults Bush on deficit, Iraq Can you imagine being the editor of a small newspaper in Crawford, Texas, and endorsing John Kerry. This guy has probably signed his own...
Posted on September 29, 2004 01:19 PM Comments: 0
Advice for Kerry from Gore and. . .
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Contributor: How to Debate George Bush" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/29/opinion/29gore.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Contributor: How to Debate George Bush Well, I don't really have advice - but I know what I'd like to hear Kerry...
Posted on September 29, 2004 05:17 AM Comments: 0
The Presidential Debates
Excerpt: When George Meets John I don't know how I overlooked this item earlier when it first appeared. It's a fascinating analysis -- and a lengthy one -- of the debate styles of Bush and Kerry. The author, James Fallows, traces...
Posted on September 28, 2004 10:48 AM Comments: 0
The unfeeling monster amongst us
Excerpt: The Unfeeling President This is an incredibly good piece by an incredible writer. Here's the start - but I urged you to go to the link and read the whole thing. I fault this president for not knowing what death...
Posted on September 28, 2004 10:06 AM Comments: 0
A little good news
Excerpt: NewDonkey.com Interesting comments regarding voter turnout and the impact of hurricaines on polls. (I found this through Josh Marshall - looks good.)...
Posted on September 28, 2004 07:50 AM Comments: 0
Why not "bring it on?"
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Swagger vs. Substance" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/28/opinion/28krugman.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Swagger vs. Substance Krugman points out: The Kerry campaign is making hay over Mr. Bush's famous flight-suit stunt, but for me, Mr. Bush's...
Posted on September 28, 2004 04:23 AM Comments: 0
Dishonoring the presidency - misleading the coun ry
Excerpt: ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.factcheck.org/article.aspx?docid=269 to view this FactCheck article in full. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Bush lies and he knows he lies, as his latest ad shows clearly. FactCheck.org has been very harsh in its critcism of Kerry when his ads step out...
Posted on September 27, 2004 06:04 PM Comments: 0
A Christian's View of Bush
Excerpt: Understanding The Christian Roots of My Political Depression John Shelby Spong, a Fellow of the Weststar Institute, home of the Jesus Seminar, has written a piece that really grabbed my attention with this lead in: The Republican Convention in New...
Posted on September 27, 2004 11:00 AM Comments: 0
Split widens in Bush admin
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Powell, Then and Now" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/27/opinion/27herbert.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Powell, Then and Now Powell is being honest about how bad things are in Iraq - somehting Bush and Cheney can't bring...
Posted on September 27, 2004 03:56 AM Comments: 0
We kill more than the terrorist, but. . .
Excerpt: More Iraqi Civilians Killed by US Forces Than By Insurgents, Data Shows This story from Knight Ridder is the sort of thing that somehow continues to get ignored. We don't behead innocent people - thank God for small favors -...
Posted on September 26, 2004 05:17 AM Comments: 0
Mother Nature vs. Bush?
Excerpt: GODvsBUSH.gif 744x900 pixels I'm not persuaded that Bush has a real 2-way communication with God, so I think the title of this image is slightly misplaced. It seems more likely that he is communicating with Hephaistus, if not Zeus, and...
Posted on September 25, 2004 05:35 PM Comments: 0
Allawi - "hero" or "Saddam Lite?"
Excerpt: Allawi shot prisoners in cold blood: witnesses - After Saddam - www.smh.com.au As you watch and listen to Bush and Cheney and company sing the praise of their man in Iraq, Iyad Allawi, keep in mind how some of these...
Posted on September 25, 2004 06:03 AM Comments: 0
So when will he understand about Iraq?
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Bush Upbeat as Iraq Burns" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/24/opinion/24herbert.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Bush Upbeat as Iraq Burns What I like most about this column is a single, simple quote from the Bush autobiography...
Posted on September 24, 2004 05:37 AM Comments: 0
What if . . . ?
Excerpt: If America Were Like Iraq, What Would It Be Like? This takes you to Juan Cole's blog, Informed Comment, and to a piece he posted yesterday that notes that the population of the US is 11 times that of Iraq...
Posted on September 23, 2004 01:26 PM Comments: 0
Flip-flop - is this kindergarten?
Excerpt: NEWS ANALYSIS / Flip-flopping charge unsupported by facts / Kerry always pushed global cooperation, war as last resort One of the most amazing things about this campaign is the way Bush has made - or tried to make - the...
Posted on September 23, 2004 02:46 AM Comments: 0
A Perverse Kind of Alchemy
Excerpt: Opinion > President Bush's Lead Balloon" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/22/opinion/22wed1.html?ex=1096831132&ei=1&en=57001920a3b496d8"> President Bush's Lead Balloon This piece should appeal to folks who like to play with words. It is very good right up to the closing comment which is so spot-on that it...
Posted on September 22, 2004 01:44 PM Comments: 0
Hey! How about democracy in America?!
Excerpt: US News Article | Reuters.com Sometimes I just get screaming mad - I admit it - and one of those times is when I think of this self-righteous, sanctimonius president preaching democracy to the world while stealing one election and...
Posted on September 22, 2004 11:58 AM Comments: 0
It Can't Happen Here?
Excerpt: Fascism Anyone? Laurence W. Britt is the author of this January 2004 article from Free Inquiry magazine, Volume 23, Number 2. Free Inquiry readers may pause to read the “Affirmations of Humanism: A Statement of Principles” on the inside cover...
Posted on September 21, 2004 03:38 PM Comments: 0
Enough Already!!
Excerpt: Michael Moore.com : Mike's Message The irrepressable Michale Moore's exhortaton to faint-hearted Dems to put away their hankies and see Kerry through is a good tonic. He got me with this paragraph: If I hear one more person tell me...
Posted on September 21, 2004 12:08 PM Comments: 0
Krugman on target - but will the press be fooled?
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: The Last Deception" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/21/opinion/21krugman.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: The Last Deception Has the press learned anything? We'll see today when Bush starts promoting Ayad Allawi as if he really is what...
Posted on September 21, 2004 04:06 AM Comments: 0
The lap dog didn't have a clue either
Excerpt: Herald Sun: Blair 'warned' of post-war chaos [19sep04] This gets more and more ridiculous. THE British Government has been accused of "clearly misleading" the public over plans for post-war Iraq after a newspaper reported Tony Blair was warned a year...
Posted on September 20, 2004 01:02 PM Comments: 0
Bush's Iraq Illusions
Excerpt: Mr. Bush and Iraq It's about time! The editorial page of the Washington Post has been a real disappointment in its toadying to the Bush administration. This Sunday editorial some would say blistered Bush. I don't think so. But it...
Posted on September 20, 2004 09:56 AM Comments: 0
Reality hits the Republican party?
Excerpt: Top News Article | Reuters.com Well, they're now getting it half right - Iraq is a mess. Of course, they think we can make it better by getting tougher - and so do many democrats - and all that is...
Posted on September 20, 2004 07:25 AM Comments: 0
The poor little rich boy
Excerpt: Washington > Campaign 2004 > Military Service: Portrait of George Bush in '72: Unanchored in Turbulent Time" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/20/politics/campaign/20bama.html?hp=&pagewanted=print&position=">The New York Times > Washington > Campaign 2004 > Military Service: Portrait of George Bush in '72: Unanchored in Turbulent Time...
Posted on September 20, 2004 05:40 AM Comments: 0
Huige polloing differences explained
Excerpt: Washington > Campaign 2004 > Varying Polls Reflect Volatility, Experts Say" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/18/politics/campaign/18explain.html">The New York Times > Washington > Campaign 2004 > Varying Polls Reflect Volatility, Experts Say This is one of the few stories I've seen that takes on...
Posted on September 18, 2004 03:41 AM Comments: 0
Kerry a hero? An honest summary
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: A War Hero or a Phony?" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/18/opinion/18kristof.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: A War Hero or a Phony? This is as good - and honest - a summary of the Kerry war...
Posted on September 18, 2004 03:35 AM Comments: 0
History isn't his strong suit - lying is
Excerpt: The Quagmire Quagmire (washingtonpost.com) In a recent speech to the National Guard convention Bush said: "Nineteen individuals have served both in the Guard and as President of the United States, and I am proud to be one of them." Bullshit!...
Posted on September 17, 2004 08:41 AM Comments: 0
Courage and the Fear Driving this Election
Excerpt: The Ad That Beats Bush This caption for a photo of OBL captures the thrust of the piece: "Osama: If Kerry can pin bin Laden on Bush in his upcoming ads, he will finally connect with the fear that is...
Posted on September 15, 2004 05:49 PM Comments: 0
Low Grade Panic
Excerpt: TomPaine.com - The Fearful Voter David Corn makes good sense in this analysis of the status of the Kerry campaign and of what has happened and is happening to propel Bush into the lead. But if I were inclined to...
Posted on September 15, 2004 10:27 AM Comments: 0
The real fakes
Excerpt: Washington > Campaign 2004 > Memos on Bush Are Fake but Accurate, Typist Says" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/15/politics/campaign/15guard.html">The New York Times > Washington > Campaign 2004 > Memos on Bush Are Fake but Accurate, Typist Says This sure sounds like the bottom...
Posted on September 15, 2004 05:23 AM Comments: 0
Stealing the election again!
Excerpt: Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall When you read this keep in mind two things: 1. Ivan is not likely to hit anywhere until Thursday. 2. Even if it might hit on Wednesday, why does a decision have to...
Posted on September 14, 2004 04:51 AM Comments: 0
Kerry has to grab war issue
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Taking On the Myth" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/14/opinion/14krugman.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Taking On the Myth Here's the important advice - Hope Kerry still ha time to read Krugman : Can Mr. Kerry, who...
Posted on September 14, 2004 04:12 AM Comments: 0
Fly paper for morons
Excerpt: Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall Oh I like Josh Marshall's reasoning here? He takes on the rebirth of the "flypaper strategy" - the idea that it's much better to be fighting the terrorists in Iraq, then have them...
Posted on September 13, 2004 02:15 PM Comments: 0
Give me a break!
Excerpt: Boston.com / News / Nation / Authenticity backed on Bush documents The documents are real - but. . .. who cares? Kerry was in Vietnam in combat. Bush took the standard way out of the war for the rich and...
Posted on September 11, 2004 03:17 AM Comments: 0
Cheney "disgraceful"
Excerpt: Opinion > A Disgraceful Campaign Speech" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/09/opinion/09thu2.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > A Disgraceful Campaign Speech Ok, so you knew Dick Cheney was disgraceful? But this time he outdid himself, as Maureen Dowd says in her column today:...
Posted on September 9, 2004 05:15 AM Comments: 0
The Republicans sure know how to lie
Excerpt: Newsday.com - National News Ahhh... and actual article by a major newspaper pointing out some of the many distortions of Kerry's record that the Repu8blicans use to attack him. Of course Bush doesn;t read, so why should his supporters? So...
Posted on September 5, 2004 06:33 AM Comments: 0
The sleeze swifties appear to have hit home big time
Excerpt: WH2004: General You're going to hear a lot about a new poll that gives Bush a 10-point margin - and I'm afraid it may be more accurate than people want to think. (I saw CNN News last night doing a...
Posted on September 4, 2004 06:38 AM Comments: 0
Republicans fear and hate America
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Feel the Hate" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/03/opinion/03krugman.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Feel the Hate Another wonderful column from Krugman - but here's the analysis I really like: Why are the Republicans so angry? One...
Posted on September 3, 2004 03:42 AM Comments: 0
Give 'em a 10!
Excerpt: "The Environment and Energy sections of the 2004 GOP Convention Platform claim "strong leadership and commitment" to environmental progress by President Bush and the Majority Leadership in Congress. In reality, President Bush has compiled the most anti-environmental record of any president...
Posted on September 2, 2004 07:07 AM Comments: 0
NYT ri9ght on target
Excerpt: Opinion > Mr. Bush and the Truth About Terror" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/02/opinion/02thu1.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Mr. Bush and the Truth About Terror Once again, the New York Time sis right on target with its editorial - and the...
Posted on September 2, 2004 02:58 AM Comments: 0
Simple, direct, and wrong
Excerpt: Washington > Campaign 2004 > News Analysis: The Cheney View of the World, With a Focus on Danger and Boldness" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/02/politics/campaign/02assess.html">The New York Times > Washington > Campaign 2004 > News Analysis: The Cheney View of the World, With...
Posted on September 2, 2004 02:52 AM Comments: 0
Lessons from Shakespeare
Excerpt: Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Crowning Prince George" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2004/09/01/opinion/01kristof.html?hp">The New York Times > Opinion > Op-Ed Columnist: Crowning Prince George OK, he gives Bush more credit than I think he deserves, but that aside this is just a super column....
Posted on September 1, 2004 01:22 PM Comments: 0



















































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