Ways to know your popularity ratings are really, really low: Check out any newspaper or news broadcast for the polls. (hint, hint). Time Magazine and Newsweek articles about your presidency are sited on Moveon.org. The curators at the Herbert Hoover National Library and Museum are offended by the comparison to you. When a picture of… Continue reading
My mother has high blood pressure. Her doctor told her to change her diet. I told her to stop watching Fox News. “Please Mom, don’t you want to live long enough to be put in that nursing home I promised you? Think of your children!” Anyway, she tried cutting down. She won’t quit. She’s drunk… Continue reading
Wow. “And to the extent that the federal government didn’t fully do its job right, I take responsibility.” George W. Bush Sept. 14, ’05 If you would like to take the graphic – all you have to do is ask.
“See, free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don’t attack each other. Free nations don’t develop weapons of mass destruction.” — President Bush, Milwaukee, Wis., Oct. 3, 2003 In 1812 the United States decided to invade Canada. Really. It’s true. Canada was still a British colony at the time. The British army was busy with… Continue reading
I found this headline: Amurika will never forget September 11th. Remember? You liked me back then. I’m going to make Amurika safer. You can’t let my blank check bounce!
Only 38 percent of Americans approve of the way Bush is doing his job overall, a record-low for this president in the NEWSWEEK poll. The thing about partisan politics is this: You could take a German Shepherd and put a neck tie on him – say he’s a Republican or a Democrat that’s strong on… Continue reading
As some of you will recall, Earth quit the Green Party and joined the GOP shortly after the 2000 election. She has been a staunch Bush supporter ever since. If you don’t live in America and you are wondering to yourself,”Why on earth is Earth a member of the US Republican Party?” I say it’s… Continue reading
“…or face harsher penalties than just dying of starvation after an earthquake.” Warns Republican Senator Rick Santorum. “It’s a matter of personal responsibility that you leave now before a disaster strikes. Heed this warning.” And Columbia Christians for Life concur. “After God smote Louisiana for having 10 abortion clinics. The next logical step is for… Continue reading
Back on July 19th, 64 AD Press conference transcript with Emperor Nero and Gaius Ophonius Tigellinus, his advisor from July 26, 64 AD (a week after the Great Fire of Rome): TIGELLINUS: Thank you for joining us today. It is very important as the fires are still smoldering and people are still suffering to not… Continue reading
This was in the New York Times August 31, 2005: The poll found that 42 percent of respondents held strict creationist views, agreeing that “living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time.” I like creationism better than science. I like debates with the lack of argument. If you believe in… Continue reading
Published: August 31, 2005 Yet after 2003, the flow of federal dollars toward SELA (Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project) dropped to a trickle. The Corps never tried to hide the fact that the spending pressures of the war in Iraq, as well as homeland security — coming at the same time as federal tax… Continue reading
The new FCC chairman Kevin J. Martin is ‘boning up’ for a war on obscenity. Here’s something to be freaked out by – a government agency just hired an ACTIVIST to advise them on policy issues. This summer, Martin hired one of the activists, Penny Nance, to work in the FCC’s Office of Strategic Planning… Continue reading
Cindy Sheehan is standing up for something she believes in. She wants the US out of Iraq. That takes courage. Humans don’t like people that talk about peace. We hate it. There is a tendency to kill the messenger… What is it about human beings? As soon as someone says they are a pacifist –… Continue reading