Month: November 2008

IT’S PAKISTAN, STUPID

It’s interesting that whenever Hezbollah or Hamas makes a noise, Washington is quick to point to Iran as the mastermind and center of evil in the region. Pakistan, however, the actual home of Ossama bin Ladin and the hornets’ nest…

Stirring the Clinton Beast

The question is why? It’s like the end of one of those cheezy Godzilla movies when the monster is finally trapped and then engulfed by the flaming lava from a volcano and the world can once again live in peace-…

the truth behind the bailouts

Every football fan has watched their team mount a comeback late in a game only to see their quarterback scramble around the backfield, avoiding the rushing defensive players, throw a maddening interception to sink their team’s chances. The vast majority…

Nixonland tells the story

Now forced into a run-off election, Georgia’s incumbent Republican United States senator, and heavyweight champion sleazebag, Saxby Chambliss has unleashed a new series of ads with footage of 9/11 in an attempt to suggest that his upstart Democratic challenger was…

Newsom’s Prop 8 Fiasco

Not surprisingly, the wake of the approval of California’s Proposition 8, which put a stop to gay and lesbian marriage in the state, has produced outrage. While the result catapulted the ubiquitous, and useless, web petition emails, over the last…

Stone’s W. swings and misses

The central problem with Oliver Stone’s new George W. Bush biopic is what should have been it greatest strength, the performance of star Josh Brolin in the title role. Brolin has showed great versatility in the past, from the charming,…