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Election 2008

Giuliani Supporters Prove That They Have Absolutely No Class

Seriously; by the time the next president takes office, we will have had 8 years of government that is absolutely self-serving, and that doesn’t give a rat’s ass about the people of this country. Do we really need more of this crap? The following shows the absolute crassness and lack …

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Election 2008

Republicans Without Principles; Leading the Presidential Race

If you want to see proof that the current incarnation of the Republican Party is only about gaining and keeping power, and that their supposed "ideology" is just a sham, take a good look at their presidential field. It’s probably the most pathetic bunch I’ve seen in years. Seriously, look …

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Those Wacky Wingnuts

Start Laughing at the Right Wing Clowns!

Hillary Clinton has the right idea when it comes to dealing with the right wing spin machine, an I wish more candidates dealt with them the same way.   Today, during an interview with former journalist Chris Wallace, Sen. Clinton laughed at him at times, when he asked ridiculous questions. …

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Iraq Occupation

Bush’s Intelligence Deficit

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?   …

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Democrats

Stop Blaming the DEMOCRATS! Updated!

Jesus, people! Will you please stop blaming the Democrats for not being able to end the occupation? Look, I will be the first to admit that there are mealy-mouthed Dems out there, and there are some who act like Republicans a lot of the time. But on Iraq, the Democrats …

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BushWorld

“Compassionate Conservative” Bush Tells Poor Kids to Go to Hell!

So, check out this bit of hubris from George W. Bush, the worst president in US History. This was from the beginning of his press conference yesterday… Good morning.  In just 10 days the State Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as S-CHIP, is set to expire.  This important program helps …

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Being Better Liberals

It’s Just Not That Simple…

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 …

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Those Wacky Wingnuts

Tucker Carlson: Gay Basher

Hmmm… Apparently, Tucker Carlson was once approached in a public restroom by a guy asking him for sex, or coming on to him in some way. So, how does he say he handled it? He apparently left the restroom, and then went back in and beat the crap out of …

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Election 2008

Wingnuts Whine About Press Coverage

Ahem. The euphemistically-named "Media Research Center" is now whining that Democratic presidential candidates have been getting far more air time than Republicans. For those of you unaware, the MRC is headed by right wing tool Brent Bozell, and has never once complained about the obvious 24-hour far-right bias of Fox …

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RepubliCONs

Republicans — The Party of “Values” — Part 1: Sex (and some Drugs)

So how about this whole "Party of Values" label the Republicans have handed themselves? Isn’t that a hoot? How about the whole "I’m more Christian than you!" tone the right wing has celebrated for years? You evangelicals who worship at the feet of these idiots; do you feel duped yet? …

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Those Wacky Wingnuts

Ted Nugent — Typical Wingnut Scumbag

Ted Nugent is the biggest asshole in the history of a music scene that features a variety of assholes, and the kookiest of right wing kooks. And apparently, like all right wing kooks, who hold up their guns and proclaim their manhood to all who will pay attention, at heart, …

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Economy

Summers Hedges on Recession Talk

Here’s a guy who knows a thing or two about economy. Of course, he worked for Clinton, so wingnuts will dismiss him as a kook… From: Ex-Treasury chief Summers warns on recession risks on Yahoo! News. Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said on Sunday the risks of a recession are …

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BushWorld

Gonzo Resigns to spend More Time With Jeff Gannon

Well, we finally got rid of this twit… but will we really be better off? From: Embattled Attorney General Resigns – New York Times. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales, whose tenure has been marred by controversy and accusations of perjury before Congress, has resigned. A senior administration official said he …

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Media

Radio’s Problem Is Radio People

First, read this whine from a local Baltimore radio general manager. From: Radio may survive this, too — baltimoresun.com. "Because of satellite radio, more affluent people are going to use that service, so we have a smaller piece of the pie to slice up with the people remaining, who are …

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Economy

Large Webcasters Reach Deal Small Webcasters ok till 2010 on Royalty rates

Apparently, someone in the record industry has begun to figure out that cutting off their noses will only spite their faces. From Billboard: Major Labels, Large Webcasters Reach Agreement Over Rates. Major record labels and SoundExchange have just reached a deal with the large webcasting services over crucial terms covering …

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Being Better Liberals

You Wanna Know Why Progressives have No Power?

From: Pelosi’s Stand Blocking Impeachment in the House is Killing the Democratic Party – The Smirking Chimp. It’s just the Constitution that’s suffering because of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s nutty and unprincipled "impeachment-off-the-table" position blocking any effort to impeach President Bush or Vice President Cheney for their many crimes and …

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BushWorld

Tenet Goes Under the Bus; Bush Comes Out Unscathed

You know, I don’t normally do the conspiracy thing, and i am no huge fan of George Tenet, but doesn’t it seem as if it’s at least possible that Tenet was a patsy in some sort of master plan to create a scenario in which Bush wold have to take …

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Election 2008

Democratic Freshmen Raise Twice as Much as GOP for 2008 House Races

This is huge, folks. It’s not only a sign of support for Democrats, but a sign that even traditional Republican donors see the writing on the wall… More: Dem freshmen get fundraising burst – USATODAY.com. Democrats who captured control of the House last year after a 12-year hiatus are dominating …

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Those Wacky Wingnuts

President for Life Bush??

Apparently, the Wingnuts don’t just plan to stop at a few stupid wars and the funneling of your tax money to their wealthy friends. Digby (and many others, apparently, has saved a nice little article from the web site Family Security Matters. They’ve tried to scrub it from the site, …

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Democrats' Spines

Leahy Says F*** You Back to Bushies

I’m going to go out on a limb here, and say the Democrats in the Senate are going to become increasingly frustrated and pissy with the Bush White House. They’re simply not used to being the least effective body in Congress, and while they don’t have enough votes to do …

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