Tagged: Bush

Here Comes the Clown Car

Here Comes the Clown Car

  Can you picture Ted Cruz in the White house? Marco Rubio? Ben Carson? Rand Paul?  Bobby Jindal? I can’t. What about scandal-plagued Chris Christie? Or the unctuous bumpkin, Mike Huckabee? Or that Koch Brothers...

Obama Balks at the Use of Unchecked Power

Obama Balks at the Use of Unchecked Power

For quite a while, I’ve wondered how a constitutional law professor could feel comfortable with the dangerous powers acquired by the presidency during the Bush regime. Yesterday, I found out he hasn’t been all...

If Plundering the World is Not a Crime, What is?

If Plundering the World is Not a Crime, What is?

It seems clear to me that criminals have infiltrated and subverted the world’s economic and financial systems and that governments are either complicit in this “crime of the century” or powerless to do anything...

Tone Deaf Democrats Get a Message They Can’t Ignore

Tone Deaf Democrats Get a Message They Can’t Ignore

The thought of a Republican replacing the late Ted Kennedy in the United States Senate would be laughable if it weren’t so scary. Massachusetts is perhaps the most liberal state in America. Only some...

We Can Be Thankful Obama is America’s President, After All

We Can Be Thankful Obama is America’s President, After All

Tomorrow, Americans are expected to reflect on the things they are thankful for – in addition to not being the turkey they’ll be carving up. And at least one American is thankful for not...

That’s the Way the Money Goes… and Goes… and Goes Awry

That’s the Way the Money Goes… and Goes… and Goes Awry

A doctor named Matt Bivens has written an article for a web site called Tomdispatch.com that leaves me with tears of frustration and rage. He describes some of the deadly diseases the powers-that-be could...

What TV Pundits Don’t Tell Us About Iranian Protests

What TV Pundits Don’t Tell Us About Iranian Protests

I wonder whether the people who pontificate endlessly on those 24-hour news channels in America are uninformed, misinformed or simply want to mislead their viewers in order to implement some hidden agenda. My suspicions...

If you stick a knife 9 inches into my back..

If you stick a knife 9 inches into my back..

Am I going through writer’s angst or is there nothing really interesting to blog about? It’s so bad that I’m taken to book reviews, even though they are really informative books. In high school...

Israel Has Crossed the Line and Must Be Restrained

Israel Has Crossed the Line and Must Be Restrained

I know Israel is considered an important American ally in the Middle East, and I know Hamas is a terrorist group. But I also know that when any country attacks United Nations property it...