Category Archives: Congress

Who Will Be The New Congressional Democratic Lions?

I hate to bring up such a sad subject at such a tough time but, considering times don’t appear headed for wild wonderfulness any year soon and the subject’s too important to ignore, here goes: With the hospitalizations of two … Continue reading

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Byrd Hospitalized

For those who worried over the very emotional turn W VA Senator Robert Byrd took last week over Ted Kennedy’s brain tumor, there is new cause for concern: Byrd had a “spell” late today and has been hospitalized at least … Continue reading

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What The (Bleep) Is Wrong With Lieberman, Installment #9284

Now, to be fair, it’s never taken all that damned much to get Connecticut Senator (formerly Dem, now independently installed up the butt of the Bush/McCainies) Joe Lieberman to wander off the reservation. And whenever he wanders, it reminds you … Continue reading

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Reflections On This Memorial Day Weekend

Hopefully, most of us realize that the Memorial Day many will celebrate this long weekend indeed stands in memory of something: soldiers dying for a noble cause as designated by our government. Sadly, what does this Memorial Day tell us … Continue reading

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Someone Finally Grabbed The War Blank Checkbook From Bush

We haven’t heralded this move by House Democrats last week (joined by two whole Republicans) that kept Bush from getting another blank check from them (on our dime and the lives of our countrymen and women) to wage endless, pointless … Continue reading

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Senator Ted Kennedy

I think I can speak for most (all) who visit here when I extend my best wishes to Senator Ted Kennedy and family as the Democrat who has served in the Senate since 1962 (wow) undergoes tests for what some … Continue reading

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Call Your Congress Critters: Stop New Bush War Blank Check

As early as tomorrow, the House will vote on Bush’s latest arrogant, insane demand for another blank check to pay for Iraq and Afghanistan – money that always ends up in the hands of ranking (and rank) Republicans and defense … Continue reading

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The Torture Revelations: Why We MUST Act NOW

That representatives of us, the citizens of the United States of America were DIRECTED by senior members of the Bush Administration (Cheney, Rumsfeld, etc. and with Bush’s full blessing) in secret meetings we now KNOW were held and chaired by … Continue reading

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Common Sense from the Right?

Perhaps not so common. On Monday, Sen. George Voinovich, the weak half of my great state of Ohio’s Senatorial couple, seems to have grown half a nut to compliment a new half of brain: Sen. George Voinovich (R-OH) said that, … Continue reading

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A *Should Be* Embarrassing Headline

President Bush has vetoed the law banning the CIA from using the waterboard and other torture methods. The headline the N.Y. Times slaps on this story reads: Bush Uses Veto on C.I.A. Tactics to Affirm Legacy. That headline should be a source … Continue reading

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Pelosi: Let Grand Jury Investigate Bushies For Contempt of Congress

Man, did House Speaker Nancy “Impeachment is not and never will be on the table” Pelosi grow at least a small set of cojones in saying she wants a grand jury to investigate former Bushies Harriet Miers and Joshua Bolten … Continue reading

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Bush Talks, GOP Walks

Today, King George, in all his nervy, twitchy splendor, delivered a speech about the Protect Mah Buds America Act. And who wouldn’t want to Protect America? Well, terr’r’sts, of course. The Senate bill will provide fair and just liability protection … Continue reading

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Defending The Worthiness Of The Steroid Hearings

I watched a bit of the House Oversight Committee’s hearing on the Mitchell baseball steroid report this morning.  There is a lot of noise going around that the hearings are a waste of time and the committee could be doing … Continue reading

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Cubans Aren’t Happy? What About Americans?

The media LOVES to grab on any story – Elian Gonzalez, as just one extreme example – that plays directly into the “Castro Ate The Fascists Who Came Before Him And He Must Die” contingent still alive and well, if … Continue reading

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What The Media Watches Instead of Watching Our Elected Officials

Imagine if the media spent as much time devoting intelligent discussion on all the under-handed nastiness going on to ruin the U.S. Constitution, take us to war with Iran (which will make Afghanistan and Iraq together seem like a bleeping … Continue reading

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KillBill 3: A Bill We Must Kill

My apologies that I just stumbled (literally) onto this sucker today, since it’s been kicking around Capitol Hill since last summer and the House (blind, repressive motherbleeping Constitutional assassins that they are) already passed it BUT… it’s not through the … Continue reading

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Was Bhutto Killed Before She Revealed Plans to “Steal” Pakistan Vote?

My only question here is, “Considering how many American lawmakers have profitted from Bush-Cheney voting fraud and manipulation, would they have cared when she reported vote rigging in Pakistan?” From CNN: Benazir Bhutto was assassinated hours before she was to … Continue reading

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Kit Bond: Waterboarding Isn’t Torture; It’s Like Swimming

If Missouri is still the “show me” state, then its elected idiot, Kit Bond, is apparently determined to show HE is something less than human with his pronouncement today that waterboarding isn’t torture, that it’s more like “swimming”. This is … Continue reading

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Laugh Til You Sob #2: Rove Revisionism: “Congress” Made Us Attack Iraq

Karl Rove has a new fairy tale he’s spinning to anyone who will listen: that it was Congress (and the Democratic MINORITY in Congress at the time at that) that forced the Bush Administration to attack Iraq when George W. … Continue reading

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Laugh Til You Sob #1: Bush Tells Others To “Get To Work”

True. The president who has spent the most time on vacation EVER (and the official count fails to note time he’s really off the job but claims he’s “home thinkin’”) is telling Congress it better get to work. Translation: “Do … Continue reading

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