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Thursday, February 10, 2005

Gannon Gate

Will Gannon Gate break in the mainstream media? Not a whisper of this major crack in the Bush administration credibility gap with their press conferences. Wake up sheeple - the mainstream media is apparently being pimped.

WASHINGTON -- Jeff Gannon, the reporter whose GOP connections, lack of conventional journalistic credentials, and softball questioning of President Bush raised questions about the White House's decision to grant him access to news conferences, abruptly quit yesterday after bloggers connected him to websites apparently devoted to gay sex.

By the way, where is the moral outrage from the moral values people?


Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Welcome to the Fashion Police State

The Virginia House of Delegates has tentatively approved a bill to crack down on people who wear low-riding pants.

Will they propose a bill to fine people for wearing pleated pants next?

Neo Nuance

Is Dubya just now starting to understand the complexity of world issues. Two years too late... 200 billion short...

The strangest aspect of President Bush's new War on Tyranny is the connection he draws between tyranny and terrorism. It's not the connection you would suspect, or the one Bush was making during his first term. When Saddam Hussein was still in charge of Iraq, it was enough to say that bad guys are bad guys. A sadistic dictator is just the type of person who would also harbor terrorists and stockpile weapons of mass destruction.

But now Bush says that terrorists are actually the victims of tyranny. In his inaugural address, this seemed like a bit of transitory, use-once-and-discard highfalutinism. But Bush returned to the theme in his State of the Union address Wednesday. "In the long term," he said, "the peace we seek will only be achieved by eliminating the conditions that feed radicalism and ideologies of murder. If whole regions of the world remain in despair and grow in hatred, they will be the recruiting grounds for terror, and that terror will stalk America. . . . "


Better late than never? I think not.







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