Tag Archives: 9/11

What Paul Said

It seems Paul Krugman is having thoughts similar to my own. From his recent op-ed: What happened after 9/11 — and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or not — was deeply shameful. … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off on What Paul Said

10 Years After

As with the Challenger disaster and a few other events public and private, I remember where I was and what I felt 10 years ago today. It was tragic, but no less so than the death of hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off on 10 Years After

Six Months

In a mere 6 months you’ll have another opportunity to speak out on the Bush administration and the GOP agenda. I am of course talking about mid-term elections. Mid-terms generally revolve around local, versus national, issues, and draw even fewer … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Six Months

Links Galore!

They do pile up. Jesus of the Week A collection of images, statues, sculptures, and other art depicting JC. Some are funny, some irreverent, and some are downright creepy in spite of (or because of) their sincerity. A Trail of … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Environment, Media, Politics | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Links Galore!

Break Time: A Couple of “Funnies”

Daily Dose of Durst September 16, 2005 Between 2001 and 2004, 4.1 million more Americans slipped into poverty while the upper 2% of the the country’s richest became 55% wealthier. So, say what you will about Bush’s policies. They’re working. … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Break Time: A Couple of “Funnies”

Baghdad, September 11, 2001

This was posted on the fourth anniversary of that dealie thing, you know 9/11, by a blogger in Iraq who has taken the blogging medium to its limit since that time. One bit of background: A decade ago, I heard … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Baghdad, September 11, 2001

Everybody Look What’s Going Down

Do you think Bush was playing that old Buffalo Springfield tune, For What It’s Worth, last Tuesday during this photo op? Here’s the opening stanza: There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear There’s a man with a … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Everybody Look What’s Going Down

Karl Rove is Evil

So what’s new? Rove spoke at a Conservative Party fundraiser in New York City and said: “Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 in the attacks and prepared for war; liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , | Comments Off on Karl Rove is Evil

Downing Street Memo

This concerns the Downing Street Memo, which is now “memos” as other leaks have surfaced (see afterdowningstreet.org for more info). The initial memo was the minutes of a high-level meeting of Britain’s politicians and chief security personnel. I talked about … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Downing Street Memo

The Smoking Gun

Anyone who cared to know already knew, but now we have it in writing. Bush wanted to invade Iraq even before taking office, and in the aftermath of 9/11 he made it his top priority — all consistantly denied by … Continue reading

Posted in International, Politics | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on The Smoking Gun