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Friday, September 08, 2006
 
One way or Another
The demagoguery coming out of the White House as we approach election time is appalling:

"There have been some in the Democratic Party who have argued against the Patriot Act, against the terror surveillance program, against Guantanamo. In other words, there are some people who say that we shouldn't fight the war, we should not detain -- we shouldn't apprehend al Qaeda, we shouldn't detain al Qaeda, we shouldn't question al Qaeda, and we shouldn't listen to al Qaeda. In other words, they're all for winning the war on terror, but they're all against -- they're against providing the tools for winning that war. "
-Tony Snow, WH press conference

There is so much frighteningly wrong with this statement. In the first part:


In the second part:

The White House position is clear. You are either with us, or you are with the terrorists. There is no middle ground with these people. Do it our way, or you want us all to die.

The cabal currently occupying power in this country really believe this. Don't expect them to allow control of the Senate or the House to pass to "Some" in November. That is not an acceptable outcome and they have made it clear that they will do whatever they --and only they-- believe is necessary to win the "war on terror". Make no mistake; they see no difference at all between the outcome of the November elections and the outcome of the "war on terror". They are the same thing to these people.

One way or another, they are determined to "win" in November. They have amply demonstrated that they will let nothing stand in their way. Nothing.
 
Tuesday, September 05, 2006
 
The One?

Olberman may be on the verge of becoming the voice that our place in time and space has been missing.

Maybe it takes a sportscaster to tell it like it is. Olberman has a free lunch waiting for him at the restaurant if he should ever find himself in these parts!

 
 
The Bastards. They Were After Valerie, too.
My reaction to reading this was -- "You've got to be F***ing kidding me!"

It seems that Cheney was not just trying to discredit Joe Wilson after his NYTimes editorial that destroyed the Iraq/yellowcake fibs. Nope, Cheney and the Gang were attempting to pre-empt any criticism from one of the lead undercover CIA officers working on Iraqi WMD when they outed her and tried to smear her motivations:
In 1997 she returned to CIA headquarters and joined the Counterproliferation Division. (About this time, she moved in with Joseph Wilson; they later married.) She was eventually given a choice: North Korea or Iraq. She selected the latter. Come the spring of 2001, she was in the CPD's modest Iraq branch. But that summer--before 9/11--word came down from the brass: We're ramping up on Iraq. Her unit was expanded and renamed the Joint Task Force on Iraq. Within months of 9/11, the JTFI grew to fifty or so employees. Valerie Wilson was placed in charge of its operations group.
Until this point in time, I had assumed that Dick Cheney was reckless and petty in regards to this matter. Now I am not so sure that he is not guilty of some very serious crimes, both domestic and international.
 
Sunday, September 03, 2006
 
When is cannibalism a Good Thing?
ANSWER: When the GOP eats its own.

TalkingPointsMemo had this little tidbit about the fissures in Florida's GOP.

It gets even better. The Republican primary candidates for Governor in Florida are getting just a wee bit nasty.
Margaret Hostetter and young Gallagher supporters wave a provocative and revealing sign outside NBC WPTV Channel 5 before 2nd Crist VS Gallagher Debate Monday, August 28th.

Watch the Crist VS Gallagher Debate online at: http://www.wptv.com/ click on middle of page “Decision 2006 Florida Governor Debate.

Share the info that people can view this debate and need to know that:

(1) Crist has NO WIFE – He was only married about 6 months over 25 years ago. Floridians want a First Lady.

(2) Crist has NO KIDS – He is 50 years old and has no children.

(3) Crist has NO HOME – He has NEVER owned a home or condo. He rents a 1 bedroom apartment.

If you are a Crist supporter you may get angry, but people need to know and Crist supporters would be wise to reconsider.

What do you suppose these folks are trying to say? What do they mean by "Qualify?"

And to think, these are the folks that stole the Presidency in 2000. If they keep this shit up, the GOP will lose their stranglehold grip on Florida within an election or two. It would be a shame if the Party that Jeb Built is in ashes when he tries to run for Prez.
 
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“There’s a lot of money to pay for this that doesn’t have to be U.S. taxpayer money, and it starts with the assets of the Iraqi people…and on a rough recollection, the oil revenues of that country could bring between $50 and $100 billion over the course of the next two or three years…We’re dealing with a country that can really finance its own reconstruction, and relatively soon.” -Paul Wolfowitz

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