Thursday, November 03, 2005

The road to...

The Dirty War

The road to "1984" goes right through Dick Cheney's office.

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

What day is it?

Detainee Policy Sharply Divides Bush Officials

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 - The Bush administration is embroiled in a sharp internal debate over whether a new set of Defense Department standards for handling terror suspects should adopt language from the Geneva Conventions prohibiting "cruel," "humiliating" and "degrading" treatment, administration officials say.

Let's just clarify that dateline, shall we.

WASHINGTON (AMERICA), Nov. 1 (2000 and fucking 5).

Just in case there was any confusion about the where and when. Thank you, and please continue with the article.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005


What the 'Shield' Covered Up

I'm thinking about doing some recurring posts where I re-write Dionne's columns to be a lot less polite, while retaining his analysis and opinion. I'm also thinking about becoming an astronaut, and that probably won't happen either.

Sometimes, though, his calm prose is pretty devestating.

You can tell the president worries that this won't work, because yesterday he did what he usually does when he's in trouble: He sought to divide the country and set up a bruising ideological fight. He did so by nominating a staunchly conservative judge to the Supreme Court.