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Hallelujah, Mr. Bush

President George Bush just completed a speech on immigration, and he finally managed to say something convincing and worthwhile. In fact, he said a lot of things convincingly: he’ll stop […]

Bush reminiscent of The Fonz

President Bush’s efforts to explain himself remind me of an old “Happy Days” episode where The Fonz was trying to apologize and admit he was wrong. He kept saying, “I […]

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Torture by any name…

PBS’s Frontline documentary “The Torture Question” last night explored at length the U.S. policy on the abuse and torture of prisoners. No amount of euphemism (e.g: “coercive interrogation,” “enemy combatant,” […]

Bush feeling the heat

President Bush yesterday accused critics of the Iraq war of trying to “rewrite history.” Oh puh-LEEZ! Mr. Bush is overstating a bit, and this time he’s sounding more than a […]

Democrats close Senate

Democrats today invoked Rule 21 to close the U.S. Senate. What a brilliant move! I’ll not even try to hide my glee. I’ve thought since before we went into Iraq […]

Wilma’s ‘victims’?

At the risk of seeming callous, or worse, I have to wonder if Hurricane Wilma’s “victims” in Florida aren’t in large part responsible for their current plight. Those people had […]