Archive for February, 2012

Anyone else remember why gas hit $4 in ’08? It was saber-rattling over Iran’s nukes.

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  I find the short memory of the average voter endlessly frustrating. The Bush Presidency was an unmitigated disaster, from a DOW that had plunged over 1,000 points by September 10th, 2001; the refusal of the Bush Administration to focus on al Qaeda until it was too late; to the Iraq War itself launched under false pretenses, plunging an already […]

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February 27, 2012
Posted in: Economy, Energy Independence, Middle East, myth busting, Politics, War

Iranian Banking Scandal currently threatening leadership. War would be gift from GOP to Tehran. (UPDATED)

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 [PopUpFad=GROUP=widget:RANDOM=NO:SESSION=NO] Did you know that there is currently a HUGE banking scandal taking place in Iran? I actually had to watch the local English-language Chinese news network to learn this little tidbit (I watch British “BBC World News” every weekday and the Network News every evening, and yet this is the first I’ve heard of it. Perhaps […]

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February 20, 2012
Posted in: Economy, Election, Middle East, Politics, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, War

How do I know the election’s over? Because CPAC was obsessed with social issues not jobs.

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 [PopUpFad=GROUP=widget:RANDOM=NO:SESSION=NO] Last week was the annual CPAC… “Conservative Political Action Conference”… held in D.C. each year. The very existence of CPAC is a testament to Conservative’s innate paranoia and feelings of inadequacy. Conservatives feel the need to get together each year and make a big show of Conservatism in America because if people don’t SEE a bunch […]

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February 13, 2012
Posted in: Economy, Election, Healthcare, Politics, Unconstitutional

Romney destroys own argument on the economy (video).

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 The Super Bowl just ended and the blog post I started writing this evening was already starting to read too much like a post I wrote last March right after the GOP retook the House. I couldn’t help but point out how Speaker Boehner has been going around with his prop laminated “job-creation” pamphlet claiming “The […]

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February 6, 2012
Posted in: Economy, Election, Politics, Taxes