Sunday, December 10, 2006

This 'Do Nothing' Congress Put In Less Days Than 1948 "Do Nothing" Congress

When Bill Frist called the end of session for the 109th Congress, it had managed to actually log less days -- not hours, but actual days -- than the legendary 'Do Nothing' Congress of 1948. No wonder they've taken the rather perjorative nickname and bestowed it on the modern session. Not only did... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, December 9, 2006

Why Can't Cynthia McKinney Just Shut Up And Carry Her Ass Back To Atlanta

Well, the 'mouth of the south' has gone and done it. No, not Hugo Chavez. That's South America. I'm talkin' our south, as in southern states. As in Geogia, Atlanta to be more specific. Fourth Congressional District. Home of the most obnoxious Congressperson since Joseph McCarthy, Cynthia " guilty of... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 6, 2006

Gates Confirmed Overwhelmingly By Senate

Robert Gates, Bush's latest appointee hopeful, was confirmed by the Senate today 95-2 to become the new Defense Secretary. I think it helped when he gave the Senate committee a flat "No" when asked if he thought the United States was winning the war in Iraq. Word to your boss, Mr. Gates, being in... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, December 2, 2006

Tom Vilsack For President!! Hooray For -- Who The Hell Is Tom Vilsack?

Democratic Governor Tom Vilsack threw his hat into the presidential bid ring Thursday, announcing that he would be seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2008. It's a longshot, but who knows? Carter did it. So did Clinton. Virtual unknowns who came out of nowhere (figuratively) to... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 24, 2006

Towns Being Taken To Federal Court Over Anti-Immigration Laws

Small towns all across the United States, many far from the borders that are the co-centers (with illegal immigrants) of the growing controversy of what should be done to secure them, are passing legislation that prohibits and fines landowners to rent to and employers to employ illegal aliens. These... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Did That Dumbass President Of Ours Actually Say That?

I've been perusing stories for the past several hours on Bush's visit to Vietnam and I cannot find a mention of some things he said yesterday. I would like to enlist the help of my fellow bloggers. Help me out if you can. While speechifying in Vietnam yesterday, Bush said we won the Vietnam war...... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

The First Woman Speaker Of The House

Nancy Pelosi, Democratic representative of California, received her party's acclamation vote for Speaker of the House today, making her the first woman ever to hold the position. The Majority Leader position, however, did not go to the man she picked, John Murtha, but to Steny Hoyer of Maryland. As... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Veterans Day

President Bush laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier today in Arlington National Cemetery at 11:00 a.m. He then praised the 24 million American military veterans alive today and the 1.4 million men and women currently in uniform throughout the world. As I drove home from work tonight, I... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 10, 2006

Bolton Will Not Be Nominated

Interim Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton will remain just that. His temporary appointment to the position, Bush's answer to a Senate unwilling to confirm Bolton, will expire when the newly elected Congress convenes in January. The White House resubmitted Bolton's name yesterday and found... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 8, 2006

A Thumping, A Recount, A Resignation, And A Recall On Red...

Dubya called the Democrats retaking of the House with 28 GOP-held seats a "thumping". Nancy Pelosi, a known Bush detractor, will become the new Speaker of the House. Novelist Jim Webb defeated George Allen in Virginia in their heated senatorial race, but by only a little more than 7000. There will... Sign in to see full entry.

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