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Syria: Manufacturing a Crisis One Week Before the Election?

Did George W. Bush order yesterday’s attack across the border of Syria? He should have been the one to do so if he is the actual and not just the nominal commander in chief of the armed forces. A president should be the one to order the military violation of national borders. If he did [...]

George W. Bush To Reassure Us All Soon!

After yesterday, and the market busts around the world overnight, we all know what’s going on. We don’t need Bush to repeat it, and tell us that he’s got super duper plan number 8, the one that will really, really work. [...]

Bush’s Political Shenanigans Matter: Dubya’s Illegal Appointees Hammer Asylum Seekers Harder

If you need another reminder that George W. Bush’s political games matter more than as a way of keeping partisan score, go ahead and read today’s piece by Charlie Savage of the New York Times. Savage’s article documents that the immigration judges appointed by the Bush administration — using illegal standards based on partisan loyalty [...]

Conyers: House Democrats Allow Gutting of Constitution on Assurances from Bush

John Conyers (who voted against H.R. 6304), explaining today why the Democratic Party leadership acquiesced to a bill that permits the Attorney General to electronically spy upon and physically search any person or property in the United States or elsewhere, without a warrant, in a system policed by the Attorney General him- or her-self:

There [...]

Music Video: All I Want (Is For McCain to Start to Make Some Sense)

Here’s a video version of the anti-McCain song I posted earlier today, fleshing out the idea of someone actually trying to diagram out John McCain’s stated positions and actions on the issues that matter to our country right now.

I’m a rank amateur at this, but by gum I’ll do my bit to find [...]

Pro-Obama T-Shirts Recommended by Skreened

Some think that with the departure of George W. Bush and Karl Rove from the scene in January of 2009 we can rest easy. But that’s not the case. Our new president, Barack Obama, is not a saint. He is a human being subject to all the same pushes and pulls as the rest of [...]