by Milt Shook Hey you! Yeah, I’m talking to you! How do you think the economy’s doing? If you think it’s going great, raise your hands! Wow, that’s a lot of hands… guess it’s going really well, then, huh? I guess, because the government tell you how
Seriously, folks, how clueless is this government when the Chairman of the agency charged with overseeing the public airwaves has such a dismissive attitude toward the concept that everyone in the community owns the airwaves. From: Print Story: FCC chair: Fairness Doctrine not needed on Yahoo! News. The Federal Communications
From: 1600: Support a Local Legend. On Sunday, July 29th, a benefit will be held for a much-beloved Washington music hero, Tom Terrell. In addition to his music journalism and photography exploits, Tom turned heads and turntables at both the old 9:30 Club, and host of the Cafe C’est What?
From: Dems Wants Probe of Gonzales for Perjury. Senate Democrats called Thursday for a special counsel to investigate whether Attorney General Alberto Gonzales perjured himself regarding the firings of U.S. attorneys and administration dissent over President Bush’s domestic surveillance program. "It has become apparent that the attorney general has provided
I don’t know about you, but I am sick to death of these idiots telling us they love the troops. You simply do not go into two wars without beefing up the medical apparatus, in anticipation of the possible casualties. And you prepare for the worst, besides… And look at
See, this is the kind of crap I’m talking about, economically speaking. Check out the incredible financial doublespeak in this thing… Link: Ford Posts $750M 2Q Profit: Financial News – Yahoo! Finance. Ford Motor Co. surprised Wall Street Thursday with second-quarter earnings of $750 million, its first profitable quarter in
From: The Raw Story | CNN: Highest ranking general in jeopardy for Tillman cover-up. "A retired three-star general criticized for misleading investigators probing the controversial death of Cpl. Pat Tillman could be stripped of a star and face a decrease in retirement pension," Pentagon officials tell CNN. "Retired Lt. Gen.
I love Minnesota, but you have to wonder what’s in the water in the district that elected this loon… From: Think Progress » Bachmann On Her Trip To Iraq: It’s Like Visiting The ‘Mall Of America’. This month, Bachmann traveled to Iraq, and despite more GOP defections from Bush’s base
From: Panel Holds Two Bush Aides in Contempt – New York Times. The House Judiciary Committee voted today to seek contempt of Congress citations against a top aide to President Bush and a former presidential aide over their refusal to cooperate in an inquiry about the firing of federal prosecutors.
Honestly, if this is as "nasty" as it’s going to get this election season, this is going to be a cakewalk for the Democrats, because in this exchange, there is no "there" there… From: CNN.com – CNN Political Ticker. The question at Monday night’s Democratic debate was straight forward: Should
From 2 Bush Aides to Face Contempt Citations – The Huffington Post. Heading toward a separation-of-powers showdown, House Democrats prepared contempt of Congress citations against two White House aides who have refused to comply with subpoenas for information on the abrupt firings of federal prosecutors. The White House has said
From Lender Sees Mortgage Woes for ‘Good’ Risks – New York Times. Countrywide Financial, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, said yesterday that more borrowers with good credit were falling behind on their loans and that the housing market might not begin recovering until 2009 because of a decline in house
by Milt Shook There is something I don’t understand about the current crop of Democrats in Congress. Why are they so reticent to discuss impeachment? And honestly, I think we’re way past the point where discussion of impeachment would be useful. It’s time someone put forth serious articles of impeachment
How LOW can he go?? Link: Political Wire: Bush Hits 25% Approval. According to a new American Research Group poll, just 25% of Americans approve of the way President Bush is handling his job as president and 71% disapprove. These are record lows for the survey. When it comes to
Does this one even need comment? Link: Mitt Catches S**t Over Hillary-Bashing Sign – TMZ.com. Not everyone is a fan of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, but comparing them to one of the most dastardly pieces of human excrement of all time — that might be bit much. Especially for
From the AP: 5 Polyps Removed From Bush’s Colon Doctors removed five small growths from President Bush ‘s colon Saturday after he temporarily transferred the powers of his office to Vice President Dick Cheney under the rarely invoked 25th Amendment. The polyps, extra tissue growing inside the large intestine, were
Seriously, is everyone in the Bush Administration just the dumbest form of human ever created? This is what Bush’s National "Intelligence" Director (an ironic title if there ever was one!) said about the Bushies’ approach to torture: This is from an AP story, Spy Chief McConnell Defends Tactics:. The nation’s
Capitol Hill Police and the Fraternal Order of Police have demonstrated a double standard when it comes to how they treat Congresspeople who show them disrespect. See, Rep. Chris Shays — one of those chickenshit Republicans who has taken a stand against the Iraq occupation (it’s NOT a war!), but
So,let’s get this straight. These schmucks can’t pass a bill to stop the massive killing of our troops and innocent Iraqi citizens. They can’t pass a bill to address the 12 million immigrants who are here illegally. They can’t find the political will to fix a health care system that’s
On his Thursday night CNN Headline News crapfest, Glenn Beck (ironically, during a segment called "Real Story") brought on some guy whose seeming purpose in life is to shill for the nuclear power industry. (He’s not, which we’ll get to a bit later on…) He started off with the basic