The Central Intelligence Agency has acknowledged for the first time the existence of two classified documents, including one signed by President George W. Bush, that have guided the agency's interrogation and detention of terror suspects.
Even as a die-hard Greenie, last week's election made me a happy, happy camper. BushCo and the Right Wing's capacity for doing evil has been greatly reduced.
But I'm even happier because the Democrats in Congress now have no excuse for sitting on their hands. Before last week, the standard response to questions like: Read more about Watch what they do, not what they say
Ahem. I've said it before, I'll say it again: past all the foily, racist, oil-based, hubris driven, adventuristic, pro-hardliners in Israel, and Oedipal reasons that drive this war, one stands above all others. It's the profit, stupid. No, really. Here is one surefire winner for the Dems. Fix this:
Read more about It's All About the Money and Always Has Been: Iraq
This is the age for everyone to freak out over the idea that North Korea and Iran may have "the bomb" and other scary "mushroom cloud" induced nightmares, and frankly, I'd be really happy if Democrats began reversing that and started instead talking about actual serious threats to American and global security. Read more about Preventing Future Wars: Start with the Obvious
Wow, I was having lunch today and CNN and later Fox was on, and later away from the intertubes. And what do I find when I check in? Everything I heard the political reporters at CNN and Fox say turned out to be not true. I'm shocked.
First: Carville can find a new boy. I guess Ford knows he's a loser after all.
Read more about Meet Your Democrats, or, The "Insiders" are Morons
Thank The God of Your Choice President Shit Magnet is on a plane to Asia.
Otherwise He might have an urge to, erm, address the nation. Or have Condi play him something on the piano. Or ask Dick Cheney to pull his finger. Or something. Read more about Oh, splendid
Sigh. I remember protesting against the old South African government, firm in my conviction that my nation would always be ahead of them when it came to civil liberties and justice. What Progress looks like:
George Will calls the new Democrat-led Congress more conservative than the one it replaces.
Hmm, is he right?
Consider first that Democrats are the coalition of the nuanced, which the media takes as license for two flip-flopping memes: Read more about Will Watch: Meet the new conservatives, different from the old conservatives