Category Archives: GOP Scandals

Sign Of The Times? Countrywide Forecloses On Tonight Show’s “Ed McMahon”

Tell me if this doesn’t wrap up the situation in a sad twist.

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Obama Names Vice President Search Team With Cheney’s Smirk

Caroline Kennedy has been named to head up a three-person VP search team for Democratic presumptive nominee, Barack Obama. This differs from George Bush’s 2000 VP search team, headed by Dick Cheney, with only Cheney serving as membership, and – … Continue reading

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Time: (The Dangers Inherent In) “Perpetruating The Al Qaeda/Iraq Myth”

That the Bushies deliberated lied and “created” al Qaeda where it was not (Iraq) was bad enough; but Time tells us why this lie’s still rolling, still causing enormous problems short- and long-term.

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McCain VP Possibility Charlie Crist, Gov of Florida, Has Sex Tape Surface

The more moral the Republican, the deeper the kink and the more likely (ick) there is video evidence. Jeb Bush, the president’s brother whom Crist replaced as the GOP governor of the state, was fortunately too fat to allow video … Continue reading

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DNC: Will Democratic Race End Soon?

Well, this is the weekend the Rules Committee of the Democratic National Convention meets to hammer out what’s happening with delegates and super delegates, Florida and Michigan primary votes and what to do with them, et al. Both DNC chair … Continue reading

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The Right “Puzzled” By McClellan’s Criticism

You know, I wasn’t inclined to pay much attention to fomer White House spokesman Scott McClellan’s new book about his tenure beginning soon after our dance of death began in Iraq. As McClellan took the job, we heard a lot … 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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The War That Opposes Al Jazeera More Than Osama Bin Laden

I don’t know whether you caught it here or elsewhere last week, but we’ve lowered the jackpot someone gets who snitches and leads to the death (wanna bet?) or capture (right, uh huh) of Osama bin Laden. But here in … Continue reading

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Predictably McCain: On GI Bill, The More Wrong He Is, The More He Insists He’s Right

Has John McCain ever, EVER just admitted he was wrong? I mean, less than twenty plus years after the error, like in fighting Arizona making Martin Luther King Day a holiday. To choose the Memorial Day weekend to defend his … Continue reading

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Your Take On HBO’s “Recount”?

Though I was nursing a miserable stomach flu that had me using my DVR to catch spots I missed in rushing to worship the porcelain goddess, I saw rapt through HBO’s “Recount”. As honest as it was (and I thought … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget: HBO’s “Recount”

You want to see this (Sunday, 9 PM EDT, HBO).

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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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Catch HBO’s “Recount” Sunday Night

Just in time to make us (appropriately) very worried about November’s presidential vote comes the star-studded HBO docu-comedy-drama “Recount” about the Bush v. Gore 2000 Florida contest. HBO airs it tomorrow (Sunday) at 9 PM EDT. Just the Laura Dern-as-Katherine-Harris … Continue reading

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Thank The President For The Latest Gas Price Hike

No joke. With crude oil prices already well past the record $100/barrel that we used to treat as the great marker for “peak oil”, where was the price going to go but WAAAAY up when Bush does the following in … Continue reading

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“No Child Left Behind” Alive or Free in Iraq?

And this figure does not include the juveniles, some as young as 11 or 12, sent to Guantanamo Bay on specious, oft-never-filed charges: The U.S. military is holding about 500 juveniles suspected of being “unlawful enemy combatants” in detention centers … Continue reading

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Everything You Ever Needed To Know About Republican John McCain Yet Was Afraid Were True

The DNC has launched McCainpedia. After all, the more you know about John McCain, the more concerned you will be.

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Bush Likens Obama Diplomacy To Hitler Appeasement/Holocaust

President (I can never believe he bears this title) George W. Bush has done so many reprehensible things during his “administration” that it’s hard to find a new source of outrage. Yet he managed to provide just that when, in … Continue reading

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Want To Lose Your Social Security Savings? Vote McCain

Yes, sir. John McCain was a big proponent of Bush’s plan to kill Social Security and steal your savings, which he tried to sell as a bonus at the same time his packed courts keep ruling against retirees who suddenly … 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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Supreme Court Approves Of New Poll Tax

That’s exactly how the Times Argus of Vermont, hardly a liberal rag (believe me!), characterizes the U.S. Supreme Court’s rubberstamp of states who’ve decided to force voters to pay fees other than directly at the ballot to cast a vote. … Continue reading

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