MOTWA: The YouTube Debates?

November 30, 2007 at 2:04 am

The following is a list of topics covered in the Republican YouTube debates last night: Illegal immigration, 4 questions Conspiracy, 1 question National debt, 2 questions Less Federal government, 1 question Taxes, 2 questions Farm Subsidies, 1 question Lead-laced Toys, 1 question Gun Control, 3 questions Crime, 1 question Abortion, […]

Supreme Excellence in Warfare

November 24, 2007 at 3:03 pm

One of the greatest ironies of the Bush administration is that the worse the President performs, the more people think that they need a “strong leader” like him.

For example, Bush invades Iraq on trumped up charges, destabilizes the Middle East, creates more terrorists than ever before, and convinces people we need a strong leader to solve these problems. Of course, few mention that Republicans are responsible for these problems in the first place.

The Coming Budget Fight

November 23, 2007 at 4:14 pm

Whitehouse Press secretary Dana Perino, before taking off for Thanksgiving, laid the blame squarely on the Democrats for not giving President Bush his war money with no strings attached.

MOTWA: Dennis Kucinich

November 17, 2007 at 2:39 am

For his refreshing honesty and crisp, genuine answers in last night’s Democratic debates in Las Vegas, Dennis Kucinich wins this week’s Message of the Week Award. In this short clip, Dennis says that he voted against the Patriot Act because “he read it.” “The President of the United States is […]

Acting Like a Teenager With a New Credit Card

November 16, 2007 at 3:01 am

While it’s heartening to see that someone is listening out there, it’s a little disheartening to see that it’s President Bush’s speech writers. This past week Bush made a speech in which he accused Congress of “acting like a teenager with a new credit card.” Does anyone else see any […]

Message of the Week Award

November 8, 2007 at 1:35 am

Election 2008 is starting to get fun. This week we introduce the Message of the Week Award. This award will go to the candidate who does the best job of explaining their vision. Without further ado, our inaugural MOTWA goes to the candidate who set a new record for fund […]

What is the Real Fight in the Mukasey Confirmation?

November 4, 2007 at 4:29 pm

The past week featured a Senate flap around the confirmation of Michael Mukasey. I say flap because it’s not really a fight as his confirmation seems all but inevitable given his past support from Senator Chuck Schumer. Glenn Greenwald wrote that Democratic Senators seem to lack conviction in many of […]

Giuliani = Noun + Verb + 9/11

November 1, 2007 at 2:27 am

Last night’s presidential debate featured a great one-line from Senator Joe Biden. When asked a question based on Giuliani’s suggestion that Hillary Clinton may not be qualified to be President. Biden attacked Giuliani: “The irony is Rudy Giuliani, probably the most underqualified man since George Bush to seek the Presidency, […]