Friday, March 31, 2006

House Ethics Committee Stalls On Abramhof Investigation, Pursues Probe Against Democrat In 1996 Incident

This is suposed to be an ethics committee? They stall on investigating those who had dealings with Abramhoff, probably because most of them are Republicans, and only continue this investigation. I don't understand why Americans allow all of this to go on. Bush gets away with every incompetent action he takes, and there is stalling on these other issues. People need to wake up and do something about it.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Conservatives Claim War On Christianity

Where is this big war on Christians? Most people in this country consider themselves Christians, and live their lives by their personal and religious beliefs, not bothering anyone. The far right is creating a war, in order to politicize their religious views. A war because alot of people want abortion to be legal? If your religious views go against abortion, then live your life that way, I have alot of respect for that. The far right wants to make Christianity a political party-a force that dictates public policy. There is no war but the one that they are inciting.

Watch The Solar Eclipse

It will occur at 5AM EST. Here is a link to view it. It's a little confusing, but you have to go to the right of the screen, and under the column that says "Watch Live Webcast", click either Windows Media Player or Real Media, which ever one you use. The video will start at 5, is how I think it works. You can also view a rebroadcast, one hour after the event, if you scroll down. /index.html

Andy Card Resigns, Becomes "First Buddy"

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Tennesee Representative Says Gays Adopt To Molest

Can this woman be any more stupid? Pedophila has nothing to do with sexuality. It is a serious, gross, deformity. Straight people might molest. Gay people might molest. Priests sure might molest. What a dumb ass. The article quotes her as saying that gays might molest. But there sure must be a reason she is making a public display of her idiocity. Probably because she really beleives all gays molest.

Monday, March 27, 2006

Business In Quandry Over Guest Worker Program

Why is Congress so baffled by the dynamics here? The argument states that Americans don't want these low paying jobs that immigrants will perform, because of the low wage and because it is "backbreaking work". So what? We have hundreds of thousands of people on welfare-make them take one of these jobs if they want to keep their assistance checks coming in. Don't penalize them for doing so-it can be additional income. Some will balk at giving a welfare check and earning money actually working, but we all know welfare does not provide for a decent life and at least, it will cut down on immigrants taking US jobs. And the argument of backbreaking work? So what? Unless you are disabled, I'm sure there are lots of healthy men on the public assistance rolls who are able bodied to do the work, if immigrants can do it, so can they.

Northeast May See Huge Hurricane This Season

After what happened on the Gulf Coast, we should take this very seriously. The meteorologists predicted Katrina spot on, but noone listened.

Sunday, March 26, 2006

The Bush Bash-Flash Cartoon

L.A. March One Of Largest Protests In US History

So all of these people don't want our borders secured and don't want illegal immigration to be a felony. We have sat in this issue for way too long. Now we have a country, full of people who aren't supposed to be here, but somehow are. A country full of young people whose relatives are here illegally. A country where illegals are doing alot of work that many Americans would not consider doing, they'd rather go on welfare. A country full of legal immigrants, who don't want their illegal family and friends to be deported or criminalized. Of course they don't want these measures to go into effect. It's our own doing. We are a country who has always prided ourselves on taking in all who want to be here, but never took the time to devise a plan to ensure that it is done the right way. So now all these people are here. Who can blame them for not wanting things to change? Of course, this is a serious problem, especially in light of terrorism and the risks we face by allowing this to go on, and there has to be immigration reform, but looking at it from the perspectives of legal immigrants who love the opportunities they have in this country, and even those who may be here illegally who believe that if they get here one way or another to this country that is built on immigrants, they will have this great life, who can blame them?

Saturday, March 25, 2006

Hillary Clinton Rival Claims She Is Spying

And using helicoptors to fly over her house to spy. Poor Hillary. Her opponents and detractors will do and say anything to cast a shadow on her. They must be really afraid of her to resort to such nonsense.

Headlines From Year 2029

Ozone created by electric cars now killing millions in the seventh largest country in the world, Mexifornia formally known as California.

English recognized as Mexifornia's third language.Spotted Owl plague threatens northwestern United States crops and livestock.

Baby conceived naturally. Scientists stumped.

Couple petitions court to reinstate heterosexual marriage.

Last remaining Fundamentalist Muslim dies in the American Territory of the Middle East (formerly known as Iran, Afghanistan, Syria and Lebanon).

Iraq still closed off; physicists estimate it will take at least 10 more years before radioactivity decreases to safe levels.

France pleads for global help after being taken over by Jamaica.

Castro finally dies at age 112; Cuban cigars can now be imported legally, but President Chelsea Clinton has banned all smoking.

George Z. Bush says he will run for President in 2036. (Gasp!)

Postal Service raises price of first class stamp to $17.89 and reduces mail delivery to Wednesdays only.

85-year, $75.8 billion study: Diet and Exercise is the key to weight loss.

Average weight of Americans drops to 250 lbs.

Japanese scientists have created a camera with such a fast shutter speed, they now can photograph a woman with her mouth shut.

Massachusetts executes last remaining conservative.

Supreme Court rules punishment of criminals violates their civil rights.

New federal law requires that all nail clippers, screwdrivers, fly swatters and rolled-up newspapers must be registered by January 2036.

Congress authorizes direct deposit of formerly illegal political contributions to campaign accounts.

Capitol Hill intern indicted for refusing to have sex with congressman.

IRS sets lowest tax rate at 75 percent.

Florida voters still having trouble with voting machines

Friday, March 24, 2006

Bush Rejects Patriot Act Oversight Rules

Rhode Island Bans Abstinance Programs

This is a shame. We need abstinance programs in school, just as we need sex education in schools. The religious right as usual, goes too far and loses any footing they have gained in encouraging abstinance education.

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Arlen Spector Rips Bush Administration

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Kids Who See Sex On TV More Likely To Have Sex

Well duuuuuuuh! I sure hope we haven't spent any government money studying the obvious.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Terrorist Loving Democrats-Cartoon

IRS May Sell Tax Data To Marketers

How can this be legal? Isn't anything private anymore? If we are expected to pay to government we should also expect that our financial information is kept private. Imagine th abuses that can occur from this. The IRS says that they would sek consent frome each individual in order to use their information in this way, but the average person barely understands the tax process the way it is. There is no need for this.

Monday, March 20, 2006

Study: Whiney Kids Turn Out Conservative, Confident Kids Turn Out Liberal

Makes sense...a confident kid isn't afraid to ask questions, think outside of the box, or stand up for what they believe. A whiney kid doesn't like change and gets upset when his world is violated by his perception.

On Anniversary Of Iraq War, Bush Says Progress Is Being Made

But the truth speaks differently. A reporter in Iraq asked Iraqi's if they feel that their live are better than before the war. Almost all of them said, no. They said that with Saddam in power, at least if they behaved and didn't start any trouble, they were free to go outside without being blown up. I am glad that Saddam is gone, but the Iraqi's don't see much progress.

Sunday, March 19, 2006

Rumsfeld On Progress In Iraq

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Prostitutes Help Police Search For Daytona Beach Serial KiIller

Soldiers Use Detainees As Targets For Paintball

This is just sickening. None of the soldiers who stood trial for their abuses was seriously reprimanded. If Rumsfeld/Bush laid down the law, the military would damn make sure nothing like this would happen. I am not for treating detainees like princes, but this type of behavior is embarrassing and inflammatory.

TIME magazine: Operation Swarmer Bogus?

Friday, March 17, 2006

7 Year Old African American Girl Writes Racist Poem And Is Praised

I've read a number of stories about this young girl. Undoubtedly, she is intelligent and talented. It is a shame that her parents have chosen to teach her racist ideologies instead of letting her play with dolls as she should be at her age. Other stories I have read have said that this girl blames whites for slavery. I suppose her parents did not teach her that blacks are responsible for selling their own people to white slave owners. She then tells her white classmates to sit down when reading the poem/pledge. If a white student had done that, black parents would be filing lawsuits claiming racial discrimination. I am so sick to death of blacks complaining about racism, and then turning around and practicing it so blatantly themselves, including twisting history around and teaching their children untruths in the name of dignity. What dignity is there in that?

Why don't blacks teach their children about the white president who freed them? Or the thousands of white soldiers who fought for their freedom in the Civil War? Or all of the white people who stood with them during the racial strife in the 60's? Or the fact that there are successful black Americans who have reached their potential because of the opportunities that they have in this country?

Jews have survived a very horrible experience themselves, called the Holocaust. But American Jews have been much more successful in incorporating that painful experience into the collective psyche and using it to further themselves as a culture. You don't hear Jews complaining about reparations, white Germans killing them, etc. They are some of the most successful people on the planet-because they dropped the victim mentality. When you are an eternal victim, you will never succeed because you are too busy focusing on who is keeping you down instead of proving to people that you won't be kept down. It's growing very tiresome.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Stanford Eliminates Tuition For Low Income Students

Any student who's family makes less than 45,000 goes to school free.

Missouri Bans Birth Control Funding For Low Income Women

The article says that the teenage pregnany rate dropped 32% in recent years, due to the availability of contraception. Up go the abortions.

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Feingold Calls Democrats Cowards

Good for him. That is exactly what they are. They whine and complain (justifiably so) about Bush's antics, but when it comes time to do something about it, noone is to be found. I don't want to hear their bellyaching if they aren't going to stand up.

Ginsberg And O'Conner Received Death Threats

Ginsberg claims is a result of political interference in judicial business. Can you imagine the lunatics that wilk come out if Roe vs. Wade is ever overturned? Publishes All Photos And Videos From Abu Ghraib

Bush and Rummy expect us to believe they don't condone torture?

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Lawyer In Moussaoui Case Blows It

She sent an email to several prosecution witnesses, basicaly coaching them on their testimony. Isn't that a no no covered in Lawyering 101? How dumb. It's a good thing he was already found guilty, or there could very well have been a mistrial.

"March To New Orleans" To Protest War

Bush Sets Iraq Pullout Timeline

Robertson Calls Islam Satanic

This guy needs to be overthrown from his evangelical throne, with his stupid, inciting commentary. I hope American Muslims don't take him seriously.

Sunday, March 12, 2006

Frist Wins Republican Straw Poll

I'm not surprised McCain did so poorly. He is a closet Democrat. But he may be the GOP's best bet to regain the White House. I would probably vote for him over most Democratic candidates.

CIA Records Show Saddam Told Cabinet He Had No WMD

So that they would not think that they could use WMD in war.

Friday, March 10, 2006

O'Conner Chides GOP

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Dubai World Gives Up Port Deal

Bush has egg on his face. Not only did his party overrun him on this, but apparently, Dubai World did not have enough confidence in his ability to work with Congress to assure acceptance of the deal. It is the best thing. I understand about doing business globally, but there is absolutely no reason why any foreign company should be managing our ports. Apparently, there are US Companies who can do the job that they should have been doing in the first place. We can do business with other countries in thousands of ways, and don't need to apologize for US citizens insisting that our own companies ensure our security.

9/11 Family Member To Begin Vigil

Sister of firefighter will sleep across from place where 9/11 memorial will be built, to protest plans for the center. I think some of the 9/11 families are getting out of control. This memorial should have been started a long time ago, but I think that due to so much protest, here we are so many years later and it hasn't been started. The memory of all of those murdered on 9/11 is in the hearts of their families and all Americans. A building is not going to keep their memory alive. People will go to New York and go to the memorial, pay their respects, and then return to where they came from to go on with their lives. Hopefully, most people think about 9/11 and remember those who died, but some memorial is not what is going to make that happen.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

House Republicans Oppose Bush On Medicare Cuts

There is a real rebellion going on in the House. First they tell Bush... no more war funding unless Dubai deal is nixed, and now they oppose his Medicare cuts. Bravo. They are finally seeing that he is incompetant.

Kansas Men Try To Get Out Of Child Support

Men already don't take responsibility for their children, now this. The trouble with this law would be, how would you determine the woman's motivation for not having an abortion? What if she did not have one for religious reasons...that means that the man doesn't have to pay? If a woman does not have an abortion, it's the right thing to do. If she does, the man is off the hook. Men are now using abortion to justify their claims that they have choices wether or not to pay child support. What a bunch of crying weenies.

GOP May Connect War Funding With Port Security Measures

Bush will only get supplemental funding for the war if he ensures domestic security by nixing the deal with Dubai International. Vote next week.

General Motors To Cut 42,000 Worker's Pensions

In a recent survey by one of those auto magazines, the top 10 favorite vehicles were all foreign made. With the economy the way it is, Americans can no longer afford to buy the second rate cars that American auto makers are putting out. American auto makers have to now rise to the occasion and make som drastic changes in their production of automobiles, or their workers will continue to pay the price.

Delay Wins Republican Primary

It is unbelieveable that he would be in this position. I know that people are innocent until proven guilty, but with all of the controversy surrounding Delay and all of the corruption in Washington, you would think that voters would be very prudent about who they choose to represent them. Maybe it's the Texas way? Bush flew to Texas to vote, and we all knew who got that one.

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Rumsfeld Says Media Exaggerating The War

Oh sure, exaggerating over 2000 dead soldiers.

Exaggerating thousands and thousands of dead Iraqi's.

Exaggerating an insurgency that is growing and gaining support throughout the Middle East.

Exaggerating the outcome of an election that shows Iraqi's don't really want a democracy, they want to be ruled by Islam.

And now, exaggerating Iraqi's turning against each other, on the brink of a civil war. This guy has to go.

Cheney Less Popular Than O.J.

Monday, March 06, 2006

Cindy Sheehan Arrested In New York Protest

Representative Accepts All Expense Paid Trip For Religious Retreat

Wow...Republicans really don't understand the definition of "ethics".

Sunday, March 05, 2006

Clooney Wins Best Supporting Actor Award

It's not really news to me. I just wanted to post his picture. Just so I can sit here and stare at it.

Homeless Man Set On Fire In Boston

Why is everyone picking on the homeless lately? Yes, they are an annoyance when you are accosted for money, but otherwise, they are relatively harmless. Homeless people account for a very tiny percentage of crime. I suppose we all need to feel superior to someone, and the pussies who are beating up the homeless are too gutless to give it to someone who really deserves it.

Street Gangs Go Online

Gangbangers aren't what they used to be. But, I guess this can be very dangerous, as this offers a very easy way to recruit. They shouldn't be allowed to have these sites. Blah blah on freedom of speech.

College Shootings May Be Due To Muslim Revenge

Saturday, March 04, 2006

Bush Budget Would Raise Deficit Over 1.2 Trillion Over Next Decade

And includes a 2.1 billion cut in education

Thursday, March 02, 2006

Director Of Baghdad Morgue Flees Iraq

7000 Iraqi's killed by death squads in recent months,,1721366,00.html

Bush Administration Reduces Fines For Mining Violations

WTF? Hard working people have been dying in deathtraps and Bush gives a slap on the wrist? What is with this guy? I don't care how the sheeple try to rationalize it, it is wrong.

No Explanation Necessary

Dubai Firm To Take Over Two US Plants

That manufacture parts for US military aircraft and tanks. Bush administration set to review for security issues. Why does the average US citizen have to raise hell for this guy to use common sense? I am not necessarily against a Dubai company doing business with the US, but in this day, a review of Middle Eastern companies getting US Contracts is not unreasonable. People in the Middle East have to understand, that most terrorists out to get the US, come from that area of the world. With every such review will come more business for them and greater tolerance and acceptance by the American people. The vast majority of people in the Middle East are not terrorists, but most terrorists are from the Middle East.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Brown Warned Bush About Katrina-Videotape

Maybe Brown was not as incompetant as portrayed. He had the sense to listen to experts about the severity of this storm and raised concerns about using the Superdome holding up as a viable shelter. Four days after Bush was told of the severity of the storm and the potential for the break in the levee's, he tells us that noone could have predicted it. I could have predicted it. I saw all of the meteorologists talking about this storm and the devestation it would cause and heard experts talking about levee's not being able to withstand this.

If Brown was fired because he allegedly did nothing, why is Bush still here?

From Crooks and Liars:

US Troops Do Not Believe They Can Win War

A poll of US troops in Iraq shows. Mostly due to low number of troops to do the job. They believe withdrawal needs to occur within one year unless more troops are sent to Iraq. The troops can not contain the insurgency since the start, if this breaks out into a civil war, there will be no choice but to send alot more troops. The US will be seen as responsible and pivitol in a civil war and will have a critical role.

A new poll to be released Tuesday shows that U.S. soldiers overwhelmingly want out of Iraq -- and soon.

The poll is the first of U.S. troops currently serving in Iraq, according to John Zogby, the pollster. Conducted by Zogby International and LeMoyne College, it asked 944 service members, "How long should U.S. troops stay in Iraq?"

Only 23 percent backed Bush's position that they should stay as long as necessary. In contrast, 72 percent said that U.S. troops should be pulled out within one year. Of those, 29 percent said they should withdraw "immediately..."

While the White House emphasizes the threat from non-Iraqi terrorists, only 26 percent of the U.S. troops say that the insurgency would end if those foreign fighters could be kept out. A plurality believes that the insurgency is made up overwhelmingly of discontented Iraqi Sunnis...

By a 2-1 ratio, the troops said that "to control the insurgency we need to double the level of ground troops and bombing missions." And since there is zero chance of that happening, a majority of troops seemed to be saying that they believe this war to be unwinnable.

This first systematic look at the views of the U.S. troops on the ground suggests that our present strategy in Iraq is failing badly. The troops overwhelmingly don't want to "stay the course," and they don't seem to think the American strategy can succeed.


Zogby excerpts:
The poll, conducted in conjunction with Le Moyne College’s Center for Peace and Global Studies, showed that 29% of the respondents, serving in various branches of the armed forces, said the U.S. should leave Iraq “immediately,” while another 22% said they should leave in the next six months. Another 21% said troops should be out between six and 12 months, while 23% said they should stay “as long as they are needed.”

Different branches had quite different sentiments on the question, the poll shows. While 89% of reserves and 82% of those in the National Guard said the U.S. should leave Iraq within a year, 58% of Marines think so. Seven in ten of those in the regular Army thought the U.S. should leave Iraq in the next year. Moreover, about three-quarters of those in National Guard and Reserve units favor withdrawal within six months, just 15% of Marines felt that way. About half of those in the regular Army favored withdrawal from Iraq in the next six months.

The troops have drawn different conclusions about fellow citizens back home. Asked why they think some Americans favor rapid U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq, 37% of troops serving there said those Americans are unpatriotic, while 20% believe people back home don’t believe a continued occupation will work. Another 16% said they believe those favoring a quick withdrawal do so because they oppose the use of the military in a pre-emptive war, while 15% said they do not believe those Americans understand the need for the U.S. troops in Iraq.

The wide-ranging poll also shows that 58% of those serving in country say the U.S. mission in Iraq is clear in their minds, while 42% said it is either somewhat or very unclear to them, that they have no understanding of it at all, or are unsure. While 85% said the U.S. mission is mainly “to retaliate for Saddam’s role in the 9-11 attacks,” 77% said they also believe the main or a major reason for the war was “to stop Saddam from protecting al Qaeda in Iraq.”

Anti-Defamation League Says Stop Port Takeover Until UAE Ends Israel Boycott

Bush is for Israel. So, it would make sense that he would support them in this. But of course, prinicples go down the drain when money is involved.
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