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Economic Surprise

September 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Congressional leaders were recently “stunned” to learn that the United States was “literally maybe days away from a complete meltdown of our financial system.” Why stunned?

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Tags: 2008 Presidential Election · Economy

You See, The Trouble Is, I’m Actually An American…

January 11th, 2004 · No Comments

Several blogs I read have been linking to a well-written first-hand reaction of someone outside the United States to the now-entrenched paranoia of the United States. If democracy were sick and terrorism were the disease, the Bush Administration’s “cure” has surely killed the patient.

In fact, this is exactly what has happened.

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Tags: Homeland Security

Talk About Dropping A Bomb…

November 12th, 2003 · No Comments

There mere title of this article is both an appalling and chilling reminder of the ignorance of the so-called intelligent among us.

My first response is, “Yes. And annihilation of the planet will end world hunger.”

Now word yet on how much the Bush Administration is paying for this new(que-lur) PR campaign.

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Tags: Stupidity

Eyes Open

April 24th, 2003 · No Comments

When Bush’s War against America began, I started writing “little blurbs” which were peppered with links to news stories here and there either to prove — as Dave Barry says — that I was not making something up, to draw out the implications, or to otherwise show my thoughts about it. This was quite laborious. […]

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging · General Comments