In 2005, George W Bush Did What?

He was scared and started work on planning for a world pandemic…what happened to the GOP since then? In the summer of 2005, President George W. Bush was on vacation at his ranch in Crawford, Texas, when he began flipping through an advance reading copy of a new book about…

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Valerie Plame for Congress

Yes, that Valerie Plame:

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Need To Save Social Security?

Once again the numbers guys in Washington have put forward their estimate on when Social Security will run out of money. And it’s closer than it was last time. Well…as we’ve been saying here since the Bush 43 administration, the very first and quickest short term fix is to just…

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Now George W Bush Decides to Get All Statesmanly

In an appearance on the Today Show, President George W. Bush decides to show his elder statesman chops: “I consider the media to be indispensable to democracy,” Bush said in a “Today” show interview Monday morning. “We need an independent media to hold people like me to account. Power can…

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Remember that time George W. Bush’s White House lost 22 million emails?

For all the caterwauling by conservatives about the deletion of 33,000 emails off the private server of former Secretary of State and current Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, I don’t remember those same conservatives voicing the same level of outrage about the fact that the administration of Republican president George…

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Obama’s War In Syria Is Illegal Because Congress Is Yellow

I have posted two articles in the past week or so denouncing President Obama’s unilateral escalation of the war in Syria: Obama Can’t Ramp Up The War in Syria Fast Enough! and Obama Finds His Own Private Viet Nam. Now it seems that the president’s war may be totally illegal…

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What If We Do Nothing: ISIS and the Arab World

This op ed piece originally appeared in Wednesday’s New York Times and was reprinted this morning in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. I am going to copy it in its entirety here because I think it bears repeating. I hope the NYTimes will understand (the link to their original is above):…

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President Obama: United States “tortured some folks” after 9/11

You don’t say… President Barack Obama bluntly acknowledged on Friday that the United States conducted torture in the immediate aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. “I was very clear that in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that were wrong,” he said. “We did a…

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The Meltdown In Iraq: It’s Bushes Fault! No Really!

In their article “Iraq’s implosion could redraw Middle East boundaries“, Reuters goes into a brief explanation of why the insurgents are proving so effective against the million man American trained Iraqi Army. Seems it’s because they are having few problems recruiting disaffected soldiers and officers from Saddam Hussein’s army. “In…

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Remind me again why Jeb Bush is considered the “smart” Bush?

For someone who’s supposed to be the “smart Bush,” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush sure is dumb. Why would our President close our Embassy to the Vatican? Hopefully, it is not retribution for Catholic organizations opposing Obamacare. — Jeb Bush (@JebBush) November 27, 2013 What’s really ironic about Jeb Bush’s…

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