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Posted on: Dec 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Enough of the demonstrations from political pundits of fake concern for Sentator Johnson's health.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If we had a president with a penchant for the written word, perhaps he would have given the Iraq Study Group's report a brief scan.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

With another two years to go before the '08 election, pundits and presidential hopefuls are jumping the gun.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives can hardly say the new Speaker's name without talking about her alarming Bay Area values. But what does that mean?

Posted on: Nov 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

So Kerry botched a joke; the president botched a war.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If this is what winning in Iraq looks like, you really, <i>really</i> don't want to see what losing looks like.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Fe fi fo fum. I smell the blood of some Republicans ...

Posted on: Oct 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In the face of overwhelmingly lurid evidence, Hastert's major priority was to cover his ass.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Getting branded 'the devil' by Hugo Chavez was probably easy duty compared to a week of being dubbed 'torture king' by renegade conservatives in DC.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The people have had it with Bush and co.'s load of Iraq BS, and we ain't buying it anymore.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's been five years, and I think both President ('He can run, but he can't hide') Bush and Osama bin Laden are hiding.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

In an hour-long press conference, the president introduced the new official buzz phrase of the Iraqi occupation: the word 'wrong.'

Posted on: Aug 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's time to fight back against Bush and his toadies for diverting the money to screen for liquid bombs to fight a war against the wrong people.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The GOP-dominated Congress just barely missed pushing through a bogus minimum wage bill that also would have eliminated the estate tax.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

...or something else causing him to behave like a stone-crazed loon.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

We've got some spoiled fruit running the country, and he's loose playing frat boy diplomat with the big kids.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

After attending to important personal business -- like filing the scuff marks off his cloven hooves -- DeLay seems ready to jump back into electoral politics.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet

There's a whole plethora of American icons in danger of being bespoilt that Republicans can exploit. Let’s take a look, shall we?

Posted on: Jun 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Given the stupidity and corruption that have reigned in Washington the last five years, it seems like no ideas are better than what we have now.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Good news: Abu Musab Al Zarqawi is dead. Bad news: 72 virgins in heaven just filed a restraining order.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Let us take a couple of moments to band together, spray ourselves with SPF 450, and look at the upside of overheating.

Posted on: May 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

George W. Bush possesses the unique ability of turning naptime at a pre-school into a 'critical moment in our nation's history.'

Posted on: May 4, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's not complicated: Bush is an oilman, his father is an oilman, and all the people who gave him money that put him in the White House are oilmen.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Even Karl Rove's role has diminished -- I imagine he needs more personal time to file the scuff marks off his cloven hooves.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Because news of his leakage has been leaked, the Leaker-in-Chief is seriously involved in heavy duty leakage control.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If you ask me, the term 'guest worker' is another way of saying, 'Welcome! Kneel!'

Posted on: Mar 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Bush keeps saying that the war is going well, so I'm trying to find a bright side to xenophobic genocide.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Impeachment just isn't proper punishment for the evil, cowardly, imperialistic slime buckets of the Bush administration.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

This year, the self-control award goes to George Bush for visiting India and not asking where the teepees were.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Really, who <i>hasn't</i> mistaken a six-foot lawyer wearing a blazing orange vest for a quail?

Posted on: Feb 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

President Bush is starting to make less sense than a polar bear sipping a sloe gin fizz on an escalator.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If George W. makes up a word like 'strategerie' or 'deteriorize,' drink four shots of beer.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Republicans are in dire need of ethics reforms -- and I have some suggestions.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

'It seems the Democrats have given up their right to ask Alito further questions, and they are now lying slumped over the Committee table.'

Posted on: Jan 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

I predict that the 2007 Freshman Congressional class will be known as the Abramoff Babies.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

If corporate America doesn't have a merry, profitable Xma$, then the terrorists have won.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Dubya doesn't care if you're white or black -- he just cares if you're rich.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

For a more informed nation and a fully rebuked President, I'm here to finish off the Bush Administration's Report Card.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Frequently-asked questions about President Bush's 'Plan for Victory.'

Posted on: Nov 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

It's actually not that difficult to come up with a list of things to be thankful for.