Saturday, August 27, 2005
How many members of the Bush administration does it take to change a light bulb?
- One to deny that a light bulb needs to be changed;
- One to attack the patriotism of anyone who says the light bulb needs to be changed;
- One to blame Clinton for burning out the light bulb;
- One to tell the nations of the world that they are either for changing the light bulb or for eternal darkness;
- One to give a billion dollar no-bid contract to Halliburton for the new light bulb;
- One to arrange a photograph of Bush, dressed as a janitor, standing on a step ladder under the banner 'Bulb Accomplished';
- One administration insider to resign and in detail reveal how Bush was literally 'in the dark' the whole time;
- One to viciously smear No. 7;
- One surrogate to campaign on TV and at rallies on how George Bush has had a strong light-bulb-changing policy all along;
- And finally, one to confuse Americans about the difference between screwing a light bulb and screwing the country.
Why you can't compare Iraq's "New Start" to ours.
- America brought about change on its own. Iraq didn't.
- America didn't have the British government breathing down their necks to draft our constitution.
- America didn't have three tribes and an influx of terrorists to deal with due to an attack by the British.
- If you really want to make comparisons, don't forget...
- America had a bloody civil war. By all evidence, so will Iraq.
- America, until 20th Century liberal lawmaking, turned a blind eye to slavery, lynching, and suppressing minorities' and women's rights.
- America is still having a hard time abiding by the constitution we have.
Sunday, August 21, 2005
Another case of a Compassionate Conservative
On the evening of August 10, Hannah Shaffer of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, decided to go to the nearby Barnes & Noble outside of Wilmington. She wanted to see Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who was promoting his book, “It Takes a Family.”
The event was billed as a “book signing and discussion,” Shaffer says.
But discussion was the last thing that the Senator’s people wanted.
“Do you want me to get rid of them?” said the compassionate conservative.
Thursday, August 11, 2005
The Real Enemy?
So, who does Bush & the Republicans consider to be the bigger enemy.
Is it this person?
Or, is it this person?
Is it this person?
"I don’t know where he is. Nor — you know, I just don’t spend that much time on him really, to be honest with you. I....I truly am not that concerned about him." - Bush
Or, is it this person?
"I think Mrs. Sheehan bears some responsibility for this [publicity] and also for the responsibility for the other American families who lost sons and daughters in Iraq who feel this kind of behavior borders on treasonous..." - Bill O'Reilly
More Limbaugh Lies
Yesterday, Rush Limbaugh, through his radio syndicator Premiere Radio Networks, sent out a press release titled “Limbaugh Leads the Race Against Liberal Talkers,” purportedly comparing his ratings to those of progressive talk stations.
The release lists ratings info for five cities — Austin, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, San Antonio, and Memphis — for Spring 2005 (March 31 to June 22).
In two of those cities, New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the stations that Rush claims he “defeated” didn’t switch to the progressive talk format until July 2005 — after the ratings period in question ended.You can read more about the liar here.
Thursday, August 04, 2005
All made up with no place to go
Katherine Harris claims that newspapers distorted her makeup.
One Democratic commentator compared her to Cruella DeVille of the Disney movie "101 Dalmatians."Asked Tuesday to point to an altered photograph, Harris and her staff could not. I've provided one above that they can point to.
Comic Jay Leno said a cold snap made Florida so chilly Harris "put on a third layer of makeup."
Or can they?
An art exhibit in the cafeteria of the California Department of Justice is causing quite a stir. Actually, one particular piece of art: It’s a depiction of a map of the United States draped in a flag and going down a toilet.
The artist, California lawyer Stephen Pearcy, is used to controversy over his expressions.
But this time, it’s hotter than ever, with the California Republican Party demanding the removal of the artwork, and rightwing bloggers calling Pearcy a traitor, and one blog soliciting ideas for his assassination.
Read the rest here.