Category Archives: Politics

Bush’s Legacy is more than Iraq . . . *facedesk*

Yesterday, Kathleen Parker had posted on the Washington Post web site an article titled: “Bush’s legacy is more than Iraq.” In it she argues that W was . . . more than a composite of swagger and smirk. He was … Continue reading

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Authoritarians At the Gate

“Political tags – such as royalist, communist, democrat, populist, fascist, liberal, conservative, and so forth – are never basic criteria. The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire.” … Continue reading

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My Howard Beale Moment

OK. This is my Howard Beale moment. It’s been building for a while. It started approaching critical mass when people applauded at Rick Perry’s offhand statement that he “never struggled” with the possibility that Texas could ever have executed an … Continue reading

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