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  • NYC: BUSH BASHER SMASHES DISABLED TEEN: COPS

    04/25/2008 6:56:10 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 54 replies · 209+ views
    NY Post ^ | April 24, 2008 | PHILIP MESSING
    <p>A man heckling First Lady Laura Bush and daughter Jenna outside the 92nd Street Y was arrested after he punched a wheelchair-bound girl whose parents had told him to shut up, authorities said yesterday. German Talis, 22, was shouting obscenities at the Bushes...Wendy and John Lovetro and their daughter Maureen, 18, who has cerebral palsy.</p>
  • Bush Basher Smashes Disabled Teen: Cops

    04/24/2008 7:43:02 AM PDT · by moose2004 · 73 replies · 1,312+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 4/24/08 | moose2004
    By PHILIP MESSING April 24, 2008 -- A man heckling First Lady Laura Bush and daughter Jenna outside the 92nd Street Y was arrested after he punched a wheelchair-bound girl whose parents had told him to shut up, authorities said yesterday.
  • "The Incredible Shrinking White House"

    08/13/2007 11:53:58 AM PDT · by SmithL · 33 replies · 1,329+ views
    SFGate: The Ross Report ^ | 8/13/7 | Andrew S. Ross
    Thus The Economist sums up what it calls "a new blow to an increasingly isolated White House," although, it adds, he "may have outlived his usefulness" (especially after the 2006 GOP drubbing) Despite the pledge of undying friendship from a "grim-faced" President Bush, "Rove leaves the White House in anything but victory," opines Adam Nagourney at the New York Times. His legendary reputation was seriously diminished by the Republican defeat in the 2006 midterm elections, and has been eroded almost every day since then, . . .
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Tuesday, March 27, 2007

    03/27/2007 2:32:41 PM PDT · by Tarkus2040 · 292 replies · 2,247+ views
    BE HERE, OR BE NOWHERE!
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Wednesday, March 21, 2007

    03/21/2007 2:39:02 PM PDT · by Tarkus2040 · 246 replies · 1,791+ views
    BE HERE, OR BE NOWHERE!
  • Bush won't reauthorize eavesdropping

    Bush won't reauthorize eavesdropping Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:44pm ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush has decided not to renew a program of domestic spying on terrorism suspects, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said on Wednesday, ending an law-enforcement tactic criticized for infringing on civil liberties. "The president has determined not to reauthorize the Terrorist Surveillance Program when the current authorization expires," Gonzales wrote in a letter to congressional leaders. Bush has reauthorized the program every 45 days, and the current authorization is mid-cycle, a senior Justice Department official said. Gonzales said a recent secret-court approval allowed the government to act...
  • Letterman's "Top Ten Signs Barbra Streisand's Gone Nuts"

    10/12/2006 2:26:33 PM PDT · by edzo4 · 64 replies · 3,947+ views
    CBS ^ | 10/11/2006 | Letterman
    From the October 11 Late Show with Davis Letterman, prompted by her lashing out at a Bush supporter at her concert, the "Top Ten Signs Barbra Streisand's Gone Nuts." 10. When a fan shouted, "Sing 'Memories'," she beat him to death with her high heel 9. Declared jihad on Liza Minnelli 8. At conclusion of "The Way We Were," bites off the head of a bat 7. Turned down an offer to save 15% on car insurance by switching to Geico 6. Invited Mel Gibson to come over and watch "Yentl" 5. Now believes that people who need people are...
  • SAVAGE NATION! Wednesday, August 9, 2006

    08/09/2006 2:55:01 PM PDT · by rockabyebaby · 193 replies · 1,484+ views
    WARNING!! PSYCHOLOGICAL NUDITY, the naked TRUTH delivered to MATURE listeners by the most exciting talkshow host in the country!
  • McCain, Graham warn of potential trouble for GOP next year

    11/21/2005 11:57:23 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 66 replies · 1,661+ views
    Dateline Alabama.com ^ | 11/21/05 | AP By BRUCE SMITH
    With the war in Iraq, higher energy costs and breakneck government spending, the GOP faces a tough round of congressional elections in 2006 unless things change, two key Republican senators warned during a campaign appearance. "I think if this were not an odd-numbered year, we would have great difficulties," said U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona. McCain and fellow-Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina were interviewed by The Associated Press when they stopped here Sunday night to campaign for Republican state Attorney General Henry McMaster. "But we can recover," McCain said. "Reagan recovered. Clinton recovered. We can recover."...
  • The Over Correction: Bush's Fed Blunder

    10/24/2005 9:38:24 AM PDT · by faithincowboys · 115 replies · 2,611+ views
    The White House, keen to correct itself after Miers, has nominated an uber-intellectual, no practical experience egghead who is expected to adopt European style (read no growth) monetary policy. Was Larry Kudlow busy? Why can't this White House nominate a Reaganite to any position? These links from the BBC are helpful.... http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4372562.stm Here's an excerpt: The front runner The current front runner to succeed Mr Greenspan is Ben Bernanke, a Princeton economist who was appointed chairman of the council of economic advisors in June, and is therefore the government's chief economic advisor. BERNARD BERNANKE Current job: Chairman, Council of Economic...
  • I could have sworn I heard another bush bash (vanity)

    09/09/2005 5:38:37 PM PDT · by paladinkc · 8 replies · 405+ views
    maybe it was just me but we just hopped into the shelter from the storm a concert for the gulf coast and I could have sworn I heard Chris Rock repeating the same thing that was said at another fundraiser that bush hates blacks, anyone out there that might be behind me in central time that saw that or anyone that saw the same thing?
  • DFU SONG: Camp Grenada (Camp Cindy...this one is long overdue)

    08/21/2005 2:21:50 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 13 replies · 768+ views
    DFU SONGS | 8-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - CAMP GRENADA My dear husband...here I'm staying...at Camp Cindy I am playing In a ditch we have been camping...the accommodations here need some revamping I know papers have been filed...what I'm doing drives you wild Being married to a looney...makes each day you wake up, I guess, rather gloomy All my leftist pals are chanting...we just love Bush-hating ranting Kumbaya we have been singing...we hope Bush's ears we really have been stinging Wars we never should be fighting...it's not our wrong to be righting Let the tyrants kill ten million...on our day care system we should spend...
  • 'Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith'

    05/17/2005 6:49:27 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies · 1,382+ views
    AP ^ | May 15, 2005 7:12 pm US/Pacific | CHRISTY LEMIRE,
    AP) All those "Star Wars" geeks, who've been waiting for weeks outside movie theaters with their Yoda sleeping bags and their homemade lightsabers, finally have a film that's worthy of their perseverance. The Force is strong with "Episode III — Revenge of the Sith," the sixth and final piece in George Lucas' galactic saga, which represents a welcome return to the ideas and the spirit that made his original "Star Wars" a pop-culture juggernaut 28 years ago. The circle is now complete, as Lucas' characters are fond of saying, and much of the film's joy comes from watching these familiar...
  • Boycott Star Wars

    "It is just one of those re-occuring things. I hope this doesn't come true in our country. Maybe the film will awaken people to the situation of how dangerous it is . . . The parallels between what we did in Vietnam and what we are doing now in Iraq are unbelievable." --George "Michael Moore" Lucas sorry folks...we know this one hurts, but this idiot does not deserve our money. We are at war and to fan the flames of anti-Americanism around the globe is irresponsible and dangerous. George Lucas will never see a dime of my money again.
  • Revenge of the Republicans (Star Wars head George Lucas confirms this view)

    05/17/2005 3:50:07 PM PDT · by weegee · 30 replies · 1,474+ views
    The Ottawa Sun ^ | Mon, May 16, 2005 | By BRUCE KIRKLAND, Sun Media
    Revenge of the Republicans Star Wars' Lucas draws parallels between U.S. politics and rise of the Empire CANNES -- Star Wars is a wake-up call to Americans about the erosion of democratic freedoms under George W. Bush, George Lucas said yesterday. Lucas, responding to a question at a Cannes Film Festival press conference, said he first wrote the framework of Star Wars in 1971 when reacting to then U.S. president Richard Nixon and the on-going events of the Vietnam War. But the story still has relevance today, he said, and is part of a pattern he has noticed in his...
  • Paul Newman Winding Down Acting Career (denies he'll run for Senate/bashes Bush)

    03/11/2005 1:09:40 PM PST · by silent_jonny · 110 replies · 2,435+ views
    WPTF 680 (AP) ^ | 3-11-05 | Jim Lawless
    The robustly liberal actor dismisses Internet rumors he plans to run against Connecticut’s conservative Democratic senator, Joe Lieberman. "It’d be lunatic to try to get into politics at my age. I don’t think I’d have the stomach for it." But he says he is worried by the policies of the Bush administration. "I wish I felt a little more comfortable about the direction that we’re going," Newman said carefully. "It does not seem to be of the people, by the people and for the people. It seems to be about something else completely different. "I think part of it...
  • Bumper sticker evokes road rage (Bush Hater Tries to Ram Pro-Bush Driver...9-1-1 Call Made)

    03/10/2005 3:24:08 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 109 replies · 3,714+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | 3/10/05 | SHANNON COLAVECCHIO-VAN SICKLER
    TAMPA - Politics has always been divisive, splitting families and turning friend against friend. This week, though, a Tampa woman learned that simple Bush-Cheney bumper sticker can bring trouble, if not danger, from a total stranger. Police say Michelle Fernandez, 35, was chased for miles Tuesday by an irate 31-year-old Tampa man who cursed at her as he held up an anti-Bush sign and tried to run her off the road. His sign, about the size of a business letter, read: Never Forget Bush's Illegal Oil War Murdered Thousands in Iraq. "I guess this was a disgruntled Democrat," Tampa Police...
  • TROLLS ZOTTED: Parents, District Fighting Off Law Suit about Banning the Declaration of Independence

    02/06/2005 12:53:31 PM PST · by Cupertino Mom · 243 replies · 2,653+ views
    Cupertino Courier ^ | 2/2/05 | Alison Rost
    ... the district filed a motion on Jan. 31 to dismiss the lawsuit. The district said in the motion that there's no factual evidence to back Williams' claim that his constitutional rights were violated. The motion also countered Williams' argument that he and his lesson plans were singled out for review by Principal Patricia Vidmar because of his religion. The motion stated that parental complaints prompted the actions.
  • John Kerry ... sign Standard Form 180

    02/04/2005 5:46:05 AM PST · by bitt · 87 replies · 3,547+ views
    worldnetdaily ^ | 2/4/05 | Jerome Korsi
    On "Meet the Press" last Sunday, John Kerry admitted he had not been in Cambodia on Christmas in 1968, even though he said on the Senate floor that the memory had been "seared – seared in me." What Kerry told Tim Russert last Sunday was that he had been in Cambodia, but it was a different day, that he had "jumbled the two together, but we were five miles into Cambodia." Then he brought up his famous "CIA guy," insisting that he and his crew were five miles into Cambodia on a secret mission "with CIA agents – I believe...
  • HILLARY RIPS BUSH: WARNS OF 'IRREPARABLE HARM' TO NATION

    08/29/2004 8:06:02 AM PDT · by yoe · 103 replies · 2,239+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | August 20, 2004 | Drudge
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton blasts President Bush and his "radical" administration on Saturday for attempting to dismantle the "central pillars of progress in our country during the 20th century." Clinton makes the comments to Saturday editions of the HOUSTON CHRONICLE, sources tell DRUDGE. The former first lady says she has become convinced the Republican administration wants "to undo the New Deal," the Roosevelt-era policies that ushered in Social Security and a host of other governmental assistance programs. She said that Bush, who campaigned as a "compassionate conservative" in 2000, had taken a "hard-right turn to pursue an extremist agenda" after...
  • Olympic gold hero accuses Bush

    08/28/2004 10:50:57 PM PDT · by crushelits · 39 replies · 1,796+ views
    sport.guardian.co.uk ^ | Denis Campbell and Helena Smith in Athens | Sunday August 29, 2004
    America's biggest Olympic hero yesterday accused George Bush of exploiting the Athens Games for his own political advantage in the run-up to the presidential election. Carl Lewis, who won nine Olympic gold medals in athletics in a record-breaking career, condemned Bush for using the presence of Iraqi and Afghan teams in Athens in a television advertisement to boost his chances of re-election.
  • Howie Jumps the Shark - Howard Stern listener speaks.

    07/22/2004 7:16:03 AM PDT · by olde north church · 21 replies · 1,598+ views
    trentonrevolution ^ | 07 21 2004 | not listed
    Howie Jumps the Shark Radio shock-jock, Howard Stern, the self-described "King of All Media" has joined the ranks of other AARP membership eligible celebrities in their crusade to defeat President Bush. In his hey-day he was a paragon of the cutting edge now he sits in the easy chair of conformity, taking his place among the Coalition of the Irrelevant. Yearning to be hip again, he has performed the ultimate in uncool, the political equivalent of putting his baseball cap on backward, and imagining he is a rebel once more.I must admit, there was a point in my life when...
  • Pat Buchanan: The New Michael Moore?

    06/29/2004 9:34:54 PM PDT · by Destro · 122 replies · 539+ views
    mediainfo.com ^ | June 29, 2004 | E & P Staff
    Pat Buchanan: The New Michael Moore? By E & P Staff Published: June 29, 2004 NEW YORK Is Patrick Buchanan the new Michael Moore? One might wonder, to judge by a letter from the conservative columnist that St. Martin's, the publisher of his upcoming book, is circulating to booksellers this week. Buchanan promises his book will show how, "A cabal of neoconservatives inside and outside the administration hijacked U.S. foreign policy, beat the drums for war in Iraq, and may have ignited a 'war of civilizations' with the Islamic world that could last a generation." The book, "Where the Right...
  • Eek! Nancy Pelosi Has No Clothes

    05/24/2004 6:00:38 AM PDT · by yoe · 30 replies · 414+ views
    News Max ^ | May 23, 2004 | Staff
    No one in the Beltway thought anyone could be more boring than Dick Gephardt, but San Francisco Democrat Nancy Pelosi hasn't made much of a splash as House minority leader. To nab herself some desperately needed attention Thursday, she hissed at President Bush with a catty remark that "the emperor has no clothes." The Republican National Committee responded Friday by pointing out that the record shows the congresswoman is the one who is naked on national security, taxation and other issues. Bug-eyed Pelosi is even scarier when stripped. Among the dozens of flaws exposed by RNC, she: *sued President G.H.W....
  • Radio talk show host launches boycott against local newspaper: (Houston Chronicle)

    04/16/2004 2:08:07 AM PDT · by Nix 2 · 50 replies · 521+ views
    ABC13 ^ | 4/09/04 | Tom Abrahams
    Radio talk show host launches boycott against local newspaper KSEV radio talk show host Dan Patrick went on a crusade against the Houston Chronicle for what he calls a liberal slant. By Tom Abrahams ABC13 Eyewitness News (4/09/04 - HOUSTON) — A local family who lost their son in Iraq recently is upset with the Houston Chronicle newspaper. Marine Leroy Sandoval's family thinks a recent Chronicle article unfairly portrayed the family's feelings about the president. The family's displeasure has now launched a boycott of the paper by a local radio talk show host. Private First Class Leroy Sandoval, Jr., was...
  • Questions about former UN weapons inspector's film (Ritter)

    04/12/2004 4:01:47 PM PDT · by Shermy · 17 replies · 697+ views
    Financial Times ^ | April 12, 2004 | Mark Turner
    Scott Ritter, formerly the top United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq, has long argued that claims that Saddam Hussein possessed biological, chemical and nuclear weapons programmes were massively exaggerated. His public campaign against the US-led invasion of Iraq made him a hated figure of the American right, which still demonises him as an apologist for the ousted Baghdad regime. Now, at the very moment when the absence of weapons of mass destruction in post-Saddam Iraq should make Mr Ritter feel vindicated, he faces new questions about his relationship with Baghdad after he quit his UN job in 1998. Mr Ritter...
  • Vanity: know thine enemy (Roger W. Cressey)

    03/29/2004 7:33:42 AM PST · by palmer · 9 replies · 251+ views
    investorideas.com ^ | March 29, 2004 | not specified
    Roger W. Cressey is President of Good Harbor Consulting, LLC, advising clients on homeland security, cybersecurity and counterterrorism issues. He has recently been retained by NBC as their terrorism analyst. Previously, Mr. Cressey served as Chief of Staff to the President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board at the White House from November 2001 to September 2002. From November 1999 to November 2001, Mr. Cressey served as Director for Transnational Threats on the National Security Council staff, where he was responsible for coordination and implementation of US counter-terrorism policy. During this period, he managed the U.S. Government's response to the Millennium terror...
  • Howard Stern hates Christians

    02/27/2004 11:00:58 PM PST · by Radioactive · 142 replies · 494+ views
    radioactive
    Howard Stern on his radio program today stated that anyone who goes to see the movie "The Passion of the Christ" is stupid & ignorant. He went on to say that these Jesus Freaks have to be kept out of government and that we need to get Bush out of the White house. He blames his problems with his filth on the air on the Bush administration and "hopes that Americans realize that Kerry would do just as good a job as president as Bush and we need to clean house so that his "program" can continue to be on...
  • Rosie takes a bride

    02/27/2004 1:34:23 AM PST · by kattracks · 113 replies · 654+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 2/27/04 | MARY PAPPENFUS in San Francisco, DAVE GOLDINER in New York
    The bride said, "I do." Then Rosie did, too. Angered by President Bush's crusade to make it illegal for them to marry, Rosie O'Donnell and her lesbian partner, Kelli Carpenter, joined the rush down the aisle in San Francisco yesterday. "We were inspired to come here by the sitting President and the vile and vicious and hateful comments he made," the former talk-show host proclaimed after planting a kiss on her longtime love. In tying the knot, the country's most famous lesbian couple took center stage in the debate over gay marriage sparked by Bush's call Tuesday for a constitutional...
  • Rosie O'Donnell Weds Longtime Girlfriend

    02/26/2004 3:02:12 PM PST · by Therapist · 114 replies · 667+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 02/26/2004 | Lisa Leff
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rosie O'Donnell married her longtime girlfriend Thursday, taking what she called a proud stand for gay civil rights in the city where more than 3,300 other same-sex couples have tied the knot since Feb. 12. "I want to thank the city of San Francisco for this amazing stance the mayor has taken for all the people here, not just us but all the thousands and thousands of loving, law-abiding couples," the former talk show host, holding a large bouquet of purple and yellow flowers, said after she and Kelli Carpenter emerged from their brief ceremony inside...
  • Bellevue Man Behind Bush Google Prank

    01/22/2004 4:25:27 PM PST · by cmsgop · 45 replies · 232+ views
    Komonews4 ^ | 1/22/04 | Komo News 4
    Bellevue Man Behind Bush Google Prank January 22, 2004 By KOMO Staff & News Services Tools Email This Story Printer-friendly Version BELLEVUE - A Bellevue computer programmer is taking credit for a stunt that's making waves in the Internet world. The 'Google bomb', as it's called, leads searchers of the phrase "miserable failure" on Google.com to an unexpected result: the official White House biography of President George Bush. "I'm actually surprised how easy it was to do," George Johnston told the New York Times. "It took about 6 weeks to get Bush's biography as the No. 1 result. I had...
  • On "Bushbots" and "Bushbashers"

    01/21/2004 8:14:19 AM PST · by Sabertooth · 331 replies · 485+ views
    January 21st, 2004 | Sabertooth
    A couple of words we see frequently around the Forum are “Bushbot” and “Bushbasher.” I find them to be useless ad hominems that inevitably detract from whatever valid points the poster using them might be trying to make, or, more frequently, detract from said poster’s lack of any substantial points. By my understanding, a genuine “Bushbot” would be someone who would call the sky green if the President said so, and a true “Bushbasher” would call it purple if the President called it blue. While there are doubtless a few of each on FR, the vast, vast majority don’t fall...
  • Bush admits: "I was wrong about amnesty." (humor)

    01/10/2004 10:19:38 AM PST · by lonewacko_dot_com · 391 replies · 782+ views
    The Lonewacko Blog ^ | 4/1/04 | Lonewacko
    In a shock admission just released by the White House, President Bush announced that he had changed his mind completely on his recent proposal that would give amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. "After much deliberation, I've decided to change my mind about my recent proposal," Bush stated. "I realize that the United States is a country of laws, and I refuse to support and encourage law-breaking. Furthermore, any form of amnesty will act to the detriment of the millions of people around the world who have been patiently waiting for legal immigration for many years. Line-jumping is a fundamentally...
  • Is Bush’s Sombrero Made in China?

    01/05/2004 7:44:29 PM PST · by Brian_Baldwin · 4 replies · 235+ views
    opinion | 01/05/2004 | brianbaldwin
    Is Bush’s Sombrero Made in China? Bush said at a news conference in January that he was "firmly against blanket amnesty," or a mass legalization, that what he wants to do is “help match any willing employer with any willing employee" whether citizen or illegal alien, so they can have “legitimacy” and “legalize their presence” (make them LEGAL aliens, not ILLEGAL aliens, per Tom Ridge, who is in charge of our homeland security and protecting our borders and stuff). In other words, if you are a terrorist and an illegal alien wanna’ be, and a “willing employer” on the...
  • GOP Should Give Spending Cuts a Chance April 9, 2003

    12/26/2003 1:19:10 PM PST · by jimkress · 48 replies · 288+ views
    CATO ^ | April 9, 2003 | Veronique de Rugy and Tad DeHaven
    "Nobody in my district is screaming for tax cuts, they are screaming for a prescription drug benefit." Maxine Waters? Nope, try Republican Congressman Steven LaTourette of Ohio. "I'm concerned. This budget is essentially $11 billion under the president's number." Barney Frank? Wrong again-it comes from New York Republican Sherwood Boehlert. "I don't like what I see so far." Nancy Pelosi? Sorry, it's House Government Reform Chairman Tom Davis -- Republican, Virginia. The target of their sniping is Rep. Jim Nussle of Iowa, chairman of the House Budget Committee. It turns out that in writing the FY2004 House Budget Resolution, Nussle...
  • Feds to tighten fuel rules (Bush is a CINO)

    12/23/2003 8:42:56 AM PST · by jimkress · 423 replies · 373+ views
    Detroit News ^ | 12/23/03 | Jeff Plungis
    <p>Federal regulators plan to overhaul fuel economy rules for popular trucks and SUVs, including more stringent regulations that would cover the popular Hummer H2 and other extra-large SUVs for the first time.</p> <p>Two proposals under consideration would revamp what constitutes a light truck starting with the 2008 model year.</p>
  • Bloomberg Hosts Bush-basher Martin Sheen at Tree Lighting

    12/04/2003 8:03:06 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 7 replies · 170+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 12/4/03 | Limbacher
    Ten months from now he's supposed to preside over the re-nomination of President Bush at the Republican National Convention at Manhattan's Madison Square Garden. But that didn't stop "Republican" New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg from playing sidekick to notorious Bush-basher Martin Sheen for the city's celebrated Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center last night. Sheen, a notorious critic of Bush's war policy in Iraq, was supposedly on hand to help turn the ceremony into a what he described as a tribute to "all our servicemen stationed in faraway places." But the star of NBC's "West Wing" has marched and...
  • Graydon “Quadrillion” Carter. Vanity Fair's editor is so bad he makes Krugman look good.

    11/13/2003 10:59:32 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 3 replies · 152+ views
    NRO ^ | 13 Nov 03 | Donald Luskin
    Graydon Carter, the editor of Vanity Fair, may be the all-powerful arbiter of what's hot and what's not in celebrity culture. But having declared Paul Krugman a "national treasure," Carter is now trying to reinvent himself as an angry liberal, devoting his monthly editor's letter to relentless Bush-bashing in a style that is unabashedly School of Krugman. He should have stuck with schmoozing teen idols and British royalty. Just check out his letter in the December 2003 issue (unfortunately, there's no link for this). Carter's so bad at this he makes Krugman look good. His entire two-page letter is a...
  • Driver Arrested at Bush Speech Was Under Stress, Friends Say

    11/03/2003 3:40:39 AM PST · by TaxRelief · 7 replies · 212+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 11/03/04 | MONICA DAVEY
    (snip) ...The authorities say that Ms. Mixon drove her old gray Toyota Camry — with her three children inside — past traffic barricades and past the law enforcement officials who had blocked off roadways near DeSoto County's civic center in Southavenwhile President Bush gave a speech inside. Then, with the police, sheriff's deputies and Secret Service agents in pursuit, she drove on, the authorities say, finally crashing the car into the side of the civic center. No one was hurt. A three-foot wide panel of bricks in the side of the civic center was crushed. Mr. Bush was whisked away,...
  • "Radio" Starring Ed Harris (Boycott Alert!)

    Of our president, Ed Harris had this to say: "I haven’t even been drinking, but, at all, but, you know, being a man, I’ve got to say that we’ve got this guy in the White House who thinks he is a man, you know, who projects himself as a man because he has a certain masculinity, and he's a good old boy, and he used to drink, and he knows how to shoot a gun and how to drive a pickup truck, etcetera like that. That’s not the definition of a man, God Dammit!" --Ed Harris
  • BUSHWACKER

    10/17/2003 7:49:00 AM PDT · by petercooper · 34 replies · 235+ views
    <p>October 17, 2003 -- HER new album, "The Evening of My Best Day," sounds at first like classic Rickie Lee Jones. But beneath the breezy, swinging sound lies political rage that bubbles up in the song "Ugly Man."</p> <p>The tune is about President Bush, who, she says, "grew up like his father - ugly inside."</p>
  • Hutchison for Governor? (aka; Texas RINO!)

    09/06/2003 6:55:07 AM PDT · by harpu · 77 replies · 432+ views
    Fort Worth[less] Startlegram ^ | 9/6/03 | Jack Douglas, jr.
    Pressed by reporters to respond to growing speculation that she may run for Texas governor in 2006, U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison did little to discourage such talk on Friday. Hutchison, a Dallas Republican who has been in office since 1993, said she is not currently considering challenging Gov. Rick Perry, a fellow Republican. But she added: "There will be a time when I'll speak out."There will be a time to talk about what could be done for Texas. And at that time I will be very forthcoming," she said during a fund-raiser in downtown Dallas that was also attended...
  • Sick Atheistic Slam Against Christian Religion

    02/17/2003 4:56:01 PM PST · by Better Dead Than Red · 9 replies · 269+ views
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | 2/17/03 | Paul R. Henggeler
    <p>The White House is no place for true believers. Absolutism is perilous, especially in wartime. By Paul R. Henggeler -- Los Angeles Times-Washington Post News Service Published 2:15 a.m. PST Monday, February 17, 2003 "There is only one reason I am in the Oval Office and not in a bar," President Bush once reportedly said. "I found faith. I found God. I'm here because of the power of prayer." Prior to his conversion, Bush enjoyed beer and parties, had brushes with the law and was a chronic underachiever. As president, he cites Jesus as the "political philosopher" who most influences him. He says he consults the Bible for political advice.</p>
  • Kwanzaa: A Holiday From The FBI (Trent call your office, Christians are down memory hole) Coulter

    12/24/2002 2:16:22 PM PST · by TLBSHOW · 84 replies · 5,401+ views
    anncoulter.org ^ | 12/24/2002 | ANN COULTER
    <p>TRENT LOTT, call your office: Apparently some parts of American history can be sanitized and forgotten. Earlier this week, President George Bush issued a formal White House proclamation celebrating Kwanzaa.</p> <p>Sounding like a "Saturday Night Live" send-up, Bush praised the "seven principles" of Kwanzaa, "known as Nguzo Saba," and discussed the "early harvest gatherings called 'matunda ya kwanza,' or first fruits." He included the usual claptrap about how Kwanzaa celebrates "traditional African values" and "uniting people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs."</p>