Once again, we are reminded that the Iraq War was an exercise in stupidity that is unmatched in US history. It was engineered by George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and the rest of the GOP, and this colossal screw up promises to resonate for decades to come. The latest reminder
There’s been a lot of press about the fact that the Bushies sent an envoy to Iran this week to begin talks regarding Iran’s nuclear program. Most of the press has been glowing, either praising the Bushies for finally holding talks with someone they don’t like, or pointing out, quite
The far right warmongers who think the occupation of Iraq is "just swell" love to use the word "surrender" a lot when they describe our pulling out of the country. In fact, John McCain used the word just yesterday in speaking about Sen. Obama’s "lack of experience" when it comes
There is an excellent but ultimately very disturbing article in this morning’s New York Times which deserves a look. It demonstrates two things; it shows that the Bush Administration has been actively propagandizing to its very own people, which is disturbing enough. But it also demonstrates the extent to which
One aspect of last week’s Bush press conference that seems to have gone unnoticed is the fact that, more than 4 years after he invaded and occupied Iraq, using our forces (and even more mercenaries), he still doesn’t have a plan, nor does he understand what’s happening, or why?
One constant theme throughout Saturday’s protest in Washington was this notion that Democrats are somehow just as culpable as Republicans when it comes to stopping the Iraq occupation, because they somehow hold "the power of the purse" and apparently haven’t used it sufficiently. According to these folks — and there