"Just Win, Baby": Sporting insights
into the character of George W. Bush
October 30, 2004 · In an effort to bridge the gap
between those who regard President George W. Bush as a "liar" and
those who regard him as a mere "exaggerator," I would like to suggest
a term that perhaps we all can agree on: "cheater." By Dennis Hans
A Final Plea to Nader Supporters
October 30, 2004 · If Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Barbara
Ehrenreich, Jim Hightower, and Ralph Nader's former running mate
Winona LaDuke haven't convinced you that voting for Nader is too
great a risk this election, maybe nothing will. But the stakes are
high enough to try. By Paul Rogat Loeb
Cheney Wants Corporate Regulation...
October 29, 2004 · The Bush team's attack on trial
lawyers is part of a long-term assault on the rights of citizens
and small business owners to hold corporations accountable via the
courts. By Jeff Milchen
No More Bambino = No More Bush?
October 29, 2004 · The Curse of the Bambino has been
broken forever. Hopefully next Tuesday, the curse of the Bush Administration
will also be lifted. By Bob Calhoun
Ben Franklin Weighs In On George
October 26, 2004 · In the annals of sales and salesmen,
perhaps the most effective sales closing technique ever devised
is the "Ben Franklin" close, also known as the "Balance Sheet" close.
So if you have any undecided friends or relatives, try it on them.
By Jack Walters
Pre-emptive Pie-hole Policy
Not an Option
October 26, 2004 · Although denial after denial of
a future draft come blaring out of Bush's pie-hole, those who haven't
been infused with ideological stupidity know differently. By Sheila
White House Website Scrubbing:
Far-Reaching, Systematic, in Violation of 'The Rule of Law'
October 26, 2004 · The unavoidable perception
is that of arrogant attempts at deception, displayed by a willful
manipulation of the publicly-funded and historically-relevant records
of the White House website. By Brad Friedman
October 26, 2004 · Regardless of who wins on November
2, there will be a seismic shakeup of both major political parties,
maybe even of the entire party system. By Bernard Weiner
Without a Doubt
October 23, 2004 · While we have been distracted by
cheap and easy, we have forgotten what it means to be free. By Bridget
So Many Herrings, So Little
October 22, 2004 · To devote an entire piece on the
GOP's faux indignation over Kerry merely restating what is already
known about Ms. Cheney would be to hand Rove another winner. By
Mission Accomplished: George Bush's
October 21, 2004 · The lesson George W.
Bush learned from his father's experience is now obvious: the mistake
was not in ending Operation Desert Storm too soon: it was in letting
the war end at all. By John Steinberg
How Many More Tax Cuts Will Corporations
and Rich People Get Before I Go Under?
October 21, 2004 · How is it that the care
and feeding of corporations and the wealthy became more important
than the welfare of people like me in 2004 America? By The Average
Guy Bush Cares Nothing About
George W. Bush: The September 10th
October 19, 2004 · George W. Bush likes to
say that you can't be a September 10th President in a September
11th world. Well I submit to you all that Bush is a September 10th
President to the very core. By Aden Nak
Reflections on Loss: My Mom, My
October 19, 2004 · My mother would have
warned me to keep my mouth shut. But I love my country and its institutions
too much for that. By Bernard Weiner
Sock Puppet Politics
October 19, 2004 · George W. Bush's political
style most resembles the once ubiquitous Pets.com Sock Puppet. By
George Bush's Gut
October 13, 2004 · George W. Bush's is proud to
go with his gut feelings - that's why he never admits a mistake.
But what's frightening about Bush is that he lacks the fund of experience
and knowledge that enhances the value of the gut feeling.
By Ernest Partridge
Freedom to Fascism - A Bumpy
October 13, 2004 · What is the matter with the Republican
Party? As one whose entire family remains staunchly, even militantly
conservative, I think I have earned the right to ask that question.
By Sheila Samples
Primer for the Undecideds: Why
October 13, 2004 · Those who are still undecided about
their presidential vote are not alone. Many are uncertain which
way to go, and are looking for some answers. By Bernard Weiner
Did "Anonymous" Condi Join the
Neocons and Cheney in Pushing the Saddam-9/11 Connection?
October 12, 2004 · I don't believe Condoleezza
Rice had a reputation pre-2001 for repeatedly saying things she
knew or strongly suspected were false. It's possible that, for Rice,
going to work for George W. Bush "changed everything." By Dennis
Eight Talking Points for Voter
October 12, 2004 · Do you have a not-so-bright cousin
or uncle or friend who intends to vote for George W. Bush? By Jeff
Drawing His Line in the Sand
October 9, 2004 · While it’s perfectly fine
to be “resolute” with our children — that’s how we set expectations
in order to teach them discipline and moral character — stubbornness
is not a perfectly fine approach to carrying out foreign
policy. By Phyllis Teague
Terrorism - A Tool For Whose
October 9, 2004 · Because of the Bush administration's
conscious decision to use terrorism as a tool for their agenda,
bin Laden and al Qaeda were successful in their attack on the U.S.
By John Lovchik
Stern Goes to Sirius, Free Speech
October 8, 2004 · Although Stern will be able to freely
peddle his raunchy content, his personal victory is actually a defeat
and a setback for free speech. Despite a huge national following
and the ability to generate tons of cash, Stern was still stifled
by an ever-obedient Clear Channel. By Dan Gougherty
Cheney on Trial
October 7, 2004 · Last Thursday John Kerry
showed America that the Great and Powerful Bush is nothing but an
illusion, and on Tuesday John Edwards showed America that the man
behind the curtain ain't such hot stuff either. By Dave Allsopp
It's the Stupidity, Stupid
October 7, 2004 · When the President of the United
States is placed out of reach of his stage handlers and asked to
think on his feet, what you get isn't a performance. What you get
is reality. By John Steinberg
A Question of Loyalty
October 6, 2004 · We are at a crossroads. One road
leads to disaster and the other to restoration and renewal. But
neither road is defined by political differences between the two
major parties. By Ernest Partridge
The Whirling Dervishes of the
October 5, 2004 · Watch them spin and spin.
Aren't they mesmerizing? Gaze upon the mysterious powers of the
Whirling Dervishes of the RNC and forget what you saw in the debates.
By Steven Vincent
Confessions of a Former Naderhead
October 2, 2004 · Okay, I admit it, I voted for Nader
in 2000 - but I'm not going to make that mistake again this year.
This year the Democrats and Republicans have managed to put up two
of the most dissimilar candidates in recent memory. By Chris Honeycutt
The Choice Should be Clear
October 2, 2004 · Mr. Kerry definitely won the first
debate. It'll be a miracle if Mr. Bush shows for the next two. After
Thursday's debate, the choice for President of the United States
couldn't be any clearer to anyone who truly cares about this country.
By Matt Hagin
Rah Rah Bush!
October 1, 2004 · It is the job of a cheerleader to
look at the bright side, even when his team is on the wrong end
of a 45-0 score. The job of the cheerleader is not to accurately
reflect, in voice and body language, the debacle unfolding on the
playing field. By Dennis Hans
October 1, 2004 · I live in a horrible dichotomy.
Most of my life I have been stuck in a conservative city in what
is supposed to be one of the most liberal states in the nation.