Archive for September, 2005

The woman who raised G.W. Bush

September 6th, 2005 – 7:38 pm
Tagged as: Politics

I guess we know who to blame for at least some of President Bush’s callous indifference when it comes to the lives of the poor. His Mom had this to say while touring the Astrodome in Houston yesterday: What I’m hearing which is sort of scary is that they all want to stay in Texas. […]

Dealing with things the Rove way

September 5th, 2005 – 8:48 am
Tagged as: Politics

To the Bush administration, the important thing isn’t fixing the hurricane damage, it’s fixing the political damage caused by their incompetence. Under the command of President Bush’s two senior political advisers, the White House rolled out a plan this weekend to contain the political damage from the administration’s response to Hurricane Katrina. It orchestrated visits […]

For god’s sakes, just shut up and send us somebody.

September 4th, 2005 – 1:55 pm
Tagged as: Politics

Jefferson Parish President Aaron Broussard this morning on Meet the Press: Sir, they were told like me. Every single day. The cavalry is coming. On the federal level. The cavalry is coming. The cavalry is coming. The cavalry is coming. I have just begun to hear the hooves of the cavalry. The cavalry is still […]

A Katrina news and opinion roundup

September 4th, 2005 – 1:50 pm
Tagged as: Media,Politics

I’ve been accumulating links to stories about (and commentary on) the total screwup that the relief efforts for New Orleans have been since the hurricane struck, but now I see that Julia of Sisyphus Shrugged has posted an extra-long Hurricane Katrina edition of her always informative link dumps, so I’ll just point people over there […]

Republican priorities

September 3rd, 2005 – 10:27 am
Tagged as: Politics

In another fine example of just what the Republicans think is important, they’re pushing ahead with plans to try and repeal the estate tax next week. Senate Finance Committee members were informed this morning that Sen. Bill Frist will move forward with a vote to permanently repeal the estate tax next week, likely on Tuesday, […]


September 3rd, 2005 – 10:22 am
Tagged as: Politics

Steve Gilliard is possessed by the spirit of The Rude Pundit. Well, motherfuckers, and that means you, fat ass Goldberg and your master, Rich Lowry, PNAC Bitch Beinart, the racist wannabe white Malkin and the little fucktards at LGF, Bareback Andy and “Diversity” Instacracker, all you backstabbing, fag hating uncle tom ministers, you can see […]