Archive for the 'Disasters' Category

Alberto Gonzales Having Trouble Finding Work

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bush, Disasters, Law, Partisan Hacks

Just desserts for a job incompetently done. And yet another sign that the Bush administration’s partisan-charged handling of the Justice Department was highly unpopular in even the most conservative legal circles. From NY Times: Alberto R. Gonzales, like many others recently unemployed, has discovered how difficult it can be to find a new job. Mr. […]

April 12th, 2008 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

Bush’s War

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bush, Cheney, Democrats, Disasters, Iraq, Islam, Military, Republicans, The War On Terrorism, The World, United Nations, Video, War

If you haven’t seen Frontline’s documentary about how we got into Iraq and how it all went wrong, you need to. It’s probably the most well researched piece I’ve seen so far, and the interviews with insiders are simply stunning. Many saw this train wreck coming, but Bush and Cheney and Rumsfeld just didn’t listen. […]

April 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Quote Of The Day

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Disasters, Hillary, Partisan Hacks, Republicans

“The strategy is to continue the chaos in this party. Look, there’s a reason for this. Our side isn’t going to do this. Obama needs to be bloodied up. Look, half the country already hates Hillary. That’s good. But nobody hates Obama yet. Hillary is going to be the one to have to bloody him […]

March 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

A Metallurgist’s Insights Into the Minneapolis Bridge Disaster

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Disasters, Economy, History, Money

The following is from Joel Hirschhorn of Delusional Democracy. He sent it via email so I’m reprinting it in full here… The incredible collapse of the Minneapolis bridge will send a message to the nation that has been repeatedly sent for decades, but that our political system has refused to effectively respond to. America ’s […]

August 3rd, 2007 | Permalink| 6 Comments »