I’m too lame wiped out to post anything today, but Ame sent along a compelling plea: Today is the fourth anniversary of the Iraq war. There are vigils tonight and, yes maybe they don’t make much difference, but maybe they do. I chose to believe they do. Plus, it gives you a chance to be [...]
Nick sent along this depressing article entitled “Thirty-Six Sure-Fire Signs That Your Empire Is Crumbling.” In other words: You know your empire’s crumbling when it’s considered an achievement to pretend that you’ve halved the rate at which you’re adding to the massive mountain of debt you’ve already accumulated. You know your empire’s crumbling when you’re [...]
I’ve said this kind of thing before, but John Allen Paulos at ABC News has an interesting spin on how the $1,000,000,000,000 we’ve spent on Iraq to date could have been put to better use. For example: The cost of the war can also be expressed as approximately 28 HS’s, where HS, the annual budget [...]
So I was reading the latest comments by William Kristol on opposition in Congress to the escalation of hostilities in Iraq, and they sounded a bit familiar: It’s so irresponsible that they can’t be quiet for six or nine months and say the president has made a decision, we’re not going to change that decision, [...]
Just in case anyone forgot the 2006 election results, a USAToday poll reminds us: Americans want Democrats, not Bush, at helm. Our number-one priority? To paraphrase: “Get the heck out of Iraq.” Seems plain enough to me.