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If you’re wondering where lies as a policy started, it started with the last GOP administration.

The aide said that guys like me were “in what we call the reality-based community,” which he defined as people who “believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.” I nodded and murmured something about enlightenment principles and empiricism. He cut me off. “That’s not the way the world really works anymore,” […]

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Third Journalist Was Paid to Promote Bush Policies

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 – The Bush administration acknowledged on Friday that it had paid a third conservative commentator, and at least two departments said they were conducting internal inquiries to see if other journalists were under government contract. via Third Journalist Was Paid to Promote Bush Policies Something to think about then you read about […]

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Dismissal of U.S. attorneys controversy – Wikipedia

Dismissal of U.S. attorneys controversy – Wikipedia The recent discussion about the GOP bringing back an obscure rule from 1876 lower the salary of federal employee to $1 made me think of this W era scandal. This is actual political correctness.

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Bush White House email controversy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bush White House email controversy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Anyone want to compare GOP concern for Hilllary’s email with their dismissal of concern with the W email scandal?

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W defending PRISM on HuffPo

W defending PRISM on HuffPo

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If W Were A Democrat …

Can you imagine what Fox News would make of what the former president was doing when he was told to call the White House because of bin Laden’s death: “I was eating souffle … ” From If W Were A Democrat … Sad but true.

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10 Epic Failures of the Bush Tax Cuts

In a rare moment of candor last week, the third-ranking Republican in the House admitted the failure of the Bush tax cuts. “You know, I think it’s fair to say, if the current tax rates were enough to create jobs and generate economic growth we’d have a growing economy,” Mike Pence acknowledged, adding, “It’s not […]

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Krugman on Bush Derangement Syndrome

The symptoms of Bush Derangement Syndrome, in its fullest version, are that you believed 1. That the Bush tax cuts were sold on false pretenses, and were fiscally irresponsible 2. That the Iraq war was sold on false pretenses, and that invading Iraq was a mistake 3. That for all his posturing, Bush was actually […]

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New king of Tonga sworn in

The new king of Tonga has been sworn in today, 24 hours after the death of 88-year-old King Taufa-ahau Tupou IV in a New Zealand hospital after a long but unspecified illness. His successor is noted for his fondness for wearing a monocle and military uniform, and driving around in a London taxi. New king […]