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Friday, January 12, 2007

Po-Tay-To/Po-Tah-Ta -- Semantics 101 With Condi Rice

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice went before the Senate yesterday to explain and defend the president's decisions to ignore everybody but himself and his appointed yes-men, and she spent three hours getting grilled by a less-than-patient group of senators. Her answers and explanations seemed to... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, January 11, 2007

It's 'Stay The Course' With 21,500 Additional Troops

Although president Bush's announcement last night was no big surprise (hell, everything in his speech had already been leaked a week ago), one still had to tune in for a few minutes to make sure there would be no last-second reversals. There weren't. True to form, Dubya the Dimwit tried to sell the... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Bush Wants A Balanced Budget? What A Hypocrite...

Bush the Budget Butcher announced today that he would submit a proposal that would call for a balanced budget by 2012. This from the man who has facilitated one of the greatest budget reversals in history by profligate spending, unnecessary and foolish tax cuts (the moron wants to make tax cuts... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 28, 2006

John Edwards Enters 2008 Presidential Race

"Tomorrow Begins Today" -- so begins the run for the presidency for ex-North Carolina senator John Edwards, the slogan emblazoned on the website that was mistakenly launched a day ahead of time (appropriate slogan, then, no?). Set to announce his bid in New Orleans yesterday, somehow Edwards'... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

President Gerald R. Ford Dies

The former Michigan football player and 38th President of the United States died today at the age of 93. He was the only president in American history to have never been elected, no doubt destroying his own chances of election through his unconditional pardon of former president Richard M. Nixon for... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 21, 2006

"No Tengo Futura" Says Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush made a comment to Spanish-speaking reporters that he still hasn't explained -- and if he wants to be able to hang out with his brother, he won't. Translated, he said, "I have no future." Now, it is no secret that Jeb Bush will not seek the presidency in 2008. In fact, insiders say he rarely... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, December 18, 2006

What's In A Number? Depends On Who You Are...

The latest poll puts Bush's appoval rating at an all-time low -- 28%. Simply, 28% of the American public approve of the president's handling of his administration and the war in Iraq. Sometimes a number says it all... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 15, 2006

Rum Down, Three To Go

Today was officially Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's last day on the job. Robert Gates will take over the position on Monday. Rumsfeld will take with him the memories of mismanaging a senseless war. Now, there are three more to go -- Bush, Cheney, and Rice. Bush and Cheney will leave together... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Johnson Critical But Stable After Surgery

South Dakota senator Tim Johnson is in critical condition after a dangerous surgical procedure last night that drained blood from his brain. It seems that the senator suffered from a congenital defect that causes hemorrhaging in the brain that could have struck at any time. And the news agencies are... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

And The Republicans Are Thinking, "Dammit, Almost...Almost"

South Dakota senator Tim Johnson was giving a press conference when his speech began to slur. He seemed to recover, seemed disoriented, excused himself and made his way back to his office. A few minutes later, an ambulance was summoned and he was taken to George Washington University Hospital. It... Sign in to see full entry.

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