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Posted in Alabama, Anderson Cooper, BP, CNN, Declaration of Independence, Deepwater Horizon, Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Orleans, Uncategorized, tagged Anderson Cooper, Deepwater Horizon, free speech, Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Independence Day on July 2, 2010| Leave a Comment »
Posted in Amman, Angela Merkel, democracy, freedom, George W. Bush, Germany, IAEA, Iran, Iraq, Iraq War, Jordan, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, military, Nouri al Maliki, nuclear power, nuclear war, nuclear weapons, Politics, The Refreshments, UN, Uncategorized, United States, US military, USA, war, world, tagged *The News*, Bush, Chancellor, current events, democracy, Foreign Policy, freedom, George W. Bush, Germans, Germany, IAEA, Iran, Iraq, Iraq War, Iraqis, Jordan, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, military, Nouri al Maliki, nuclear power, nuclear war, nuclear weapons, Politics, President, Prime Minister, sovereignty, The Refreshments, troops, UN, United Nations, US military, USA, war, world on June 14, 2008| Leave a Comment »
“Flip a coin, what shall we talk about? Heads I tell the truth and tails I lie.”
George W. Bush’s weeklong trip through Europe wasn’t only about glamorous dinners and leisurely jaunts to old school castles. The President’s so-called “farewell tour” was a ploy for him to take one last stab at rounding up an entourage to have our backs in our impending squirmish with Iran.
Thus far, this last ditch attempt to convert “the unwilling” into fellow warmongers has come up short, akin to the Hail Mary that gets batted down at the line of scrimmage; an air ball at the buzzer, heaved from half court. (more…)
Posted in 2008 elections, Barack Obama, Chris Matthews, Hardball with Chris Matthews, Hillary Clinton, Hurricane Katrina, John Edwards, New Orleans, politicians, Politics, Uncategorized, _ELECTIONS, tagged Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Politics on January 30, 2008| 1 Comment »
Today John Edwards officially dropped out of the Democratic presidential race, giving his concession speech in a New Orleans neighborhood destroyed by Katrina. Behind him they were fixing houses, or constructing new ones from scratch. For awhile, New Orleans had been the perfect backdrop for Edwards’ hopeful message–that we are now or will soon be recovering from what was lost on Bush’s watch. But like most poetic political landscapes, it’s spirit eventually was betrayed by the words spoken in the foreground.