Monthly Archives: January 2007

Piss in the wind much?

As I’ve explained before, the real answer to the illegal immigration issue in the US is to make it much easier and simpler to come in legally. So to see this damn near made me spit my morning coffee: The … Continue reading

Posted in random shots | Leave a comment

A thought Re: “Iran’s meddling in Iraq!” talk

Proof of it has been meager thus far.  Although, in a way if they did you couldn’t really blame ’em: if someone were to invade Mexico, would the US say “nah, not our problem”? *awaits anguished screaming about “moral equivalence”…*

Posted in Foreign Policy | Leave a comment

Appeasement of a different color

Two things that the Bush Administration & its supporters are known to say: 1)  “Terrorism has nothing to do with our foreign policy, those people just hate our freedom” 2) “Argument over strategy emboldens the terrorists” Well, one thing we … Continue reading

Posted in Foreign Policy | Leave a comment

Boiling it down

If you’re a masochist and need to read the whole thing, here. Have fun. Otherwise, I’m going to throw some shit at specific lines in this latest emanation from President Dumbass… Unemployment is low, inflation is low, wages are rising. … Continue reading

Posted in random shots | Leave a comment

Swatting at hornet nests

Roughly overheard earlier on CNN: “The challenge w/ Sadr is that when troops go in they aren’t confronted with a standing army.  First thing they see is some unarmed Iraqis standing around.  Then comes a sniper shot, and one of … Continue reading

Posted in fevered barking | Leave a comment

Your “WTF” moment for the day

File this one under “signs of the impending downfall of western civilization”: We will actually risk death — and accomplish it — for a $200 video game system…

Posted in random shots | Leave a comment

Stuck in neutral?

It can’t all be about Iraq — or warrantless wiretapping, or torture, or corruption, or…you get the idea — so Bush is talking health insurance: President Bush will propose a tax deduction of $7,500 for individuals and $15,000 for families … Continue reading

Posted in random shots | Leave a comment