Tag Archives: Cowards

Bush trading political favors for money

Now with video!!! From the Times of London: Just in case you can’t see the video, in it Homeland Security adviser and Houston-based lobbyist Steven Payne tells Kazakh politician Yerzhan Dosmukhamedov that he can setup a meeting with Cheney, Rice and other top administration officials in exchange for donations of hundreds of thousands of dollars […]

Preserving equal treatment under the law

I noted Monday that Congressional Democrats were planning to grant retroactive immunity to telecommunications corporations (AT&T, Verizon, etc.) who aided the Bush administration in illegally spying on us. (Read my explanation of the telecom immunity issue here and/or check out this scathing NY Times editorial) The Hill and Dow Jones are reporting that this is […]

Democrats still just the lesser evil

In the last decade the Republican party has methodically tacked further and further to the fringe. I’m reluctant to say they’ve moved more to the ‘right’ because I still associate the ‘right’ with conservatism. However, I don’t think there is anything remotely conservative about the prevailing Republican ideology. Republicans are now the party of endless […]