Category Archives: Karl Rove

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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Show Dem Party By Voting McCain In Michigan?

When this poster offered a comment on my piece from yesterday about a decision made not to have a “do over” in either Michigan or Florida after both states insisted on running primaries ahead of “legally deadline”, his suggestion – … Continue reading

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The Power Glitch: Democracy Good, Politics… Uh… Not Always So Fun

Ricky noted the situation with Barack Obama’s senior foreign policy advisor, Samantha Power (a Harvard prof and author of some good material), her decision to leave the Obama team, and comments about/from Hillary Clinton that seemed to lead to the … Continue reading

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FCC Official Wants Probe of “60 Minutes” Blackout

On February 24th, “60 Minutes” covered a story on former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman, and how his prosecution was driven by politics in the state against the Democratic governor. Unfortunately, Alabama CBS affiliate, WHNT, reportedly had a technical difficulty while … Continue reading

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Republicans And Sex Scandals: The John McCain Version

While Ricky posted about this story here, I’ve been reticent to say much until I read more and tried to ferret out how much evidence there is regarding the story ferreted out by The New York Times re: whether John … Continue reading

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Let Us Remember Another S.C. Primary Winner

Bill Clinton responded to a question about why Senator Obama is having to run against two Clintons by invoking Jesse Jackson’s primary victory’s in South Carolina. Clinton swears that was not an attempt to inject racial politics into the debate… … Continue reading

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C’mon Already: Different Standards For Dems Vs. Repugs

Like probably at least some of you, I watched the Tuesday Democratic debate in Las Vegas, the one that VERY WRONGLY excluded Dennis Kucinich, treated John Edwards like an afterthought, and played to something less than useful with Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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Bush V. Iran: The Summary

For those who want a roundup of how BADLY the Bushies tried to spin the story of two little speedboats somehow presenting a MASSIVE THREAT to two big ass U.S. warships (who perhaps do NOT themselves belong in the fucking … Continue reading

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Bushies On Iran: Since They Can’t Attack Us, We Must Attack Them Even Faster and Harder

I talk with many progressive, moderate and increasingly, well right of center Republicans who these days not just readily admit but rant and rave themselves that the Bush Administration’s logic on almost everything it does is so very bad as … 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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When No News Is Huge News, & Vice Versa

One of the major political stories roiling the waters is Scott McClellan’s assertion that he was sent forth to lie about the Valerie Plame Wilson affair at President Bush’s behest (evidently). From the report in Politico: €œI stood at the … Continue reading

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Karl Rove: Frogmarched Right Into Newsweek

Nauseating. Karl Rove’s new “fair and balanced” column for Newsweek has debuted. Newsweek actually has the nerve to claim it gives balance to political issues. And – wonder of wonders – his first topic is “how to beat Hillary Clinton … Continue reading

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It’s the Great Bumpkin, Georgie Bush

In the gusts, dead leaves scuttle ghost-like in the darkness. The promise of rain as the clouds darken the moon brings the odor of autumnal ending. It is Halloween. Some will hope for the Great Bumpkin, Georgie Bush.

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Goodbye Mr Rove

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President Bush Just Makes Stuff Up… Again

There are several stories getting major attention from Robert Drapers interviews with President Bush. One of the major stories revolves around the President’s claim to Draper that his policy was to keep the Iraqi military organized after the invasion, but … Continue reading

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Let’s NOT Have The GOP Tell The Dems Whom To Run For President

It’s happening again. And we should not allow it. Remember in 2004, when Howard Dean was the hot new face on the Democratic presidential campaign trail and the Repugnants kept winking and saying, “Run Dean because John Kerry would be … Continue reading

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Dog Days: Vacation Suggestions for Dubya, Rove, the Media, Pelosi and Others

Congress finally stumbled into its annual August recess, a long-standing tradition that legend has it goes back to the days when Washington wasn’t air-conditioned and everybody abandoned the city to the mosquitoes for a month.For some reason the Dog Days … Continue reading

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Answer the damn question!

I’ve never bought into that “take the high road” bullshit regarding politics.  My motto has always been, if you want to get rid of those right-wing nuts, you have to be willing to get right down in the dirt with … Continue reading

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The Myth of Karl Rove

The resignation of Karl Rove has provided a field day for progressive and Democratic bloggers. For all of us it produces yet another piece of evidence the Bush administration is unraveling. After all, the biggest rat of all has left … Continue reading

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Bush Minus Bush’s Brain = “Lame Brain”?

With the big surprise news today of Karl Rove’s resignation (only seven years too late, and he should have been frog marched out to stand trial for treason, IMHO) and the disgusting display by the president which made it sound … Continue reading

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