Monthly Archives: November 2006

A Tale of Two SecDefs – a modern Greek tragedy

On Nov. 9, 2006, President Bush, in his response to a question from a reporter, denied parallelism between the Vietnamese and Iraq Wars. He pointed out several ways in which the situations were different, including a conscripted military versus a … Continue reading

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Lies

George Bush lied to the public when just before the election he said that he was going to keep Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense. ¬†We have since been told that the President discussed the change with both Rumsfeld and … Continue reading

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One Man’s Earmarks is Another’s Pork

The anonymous form of political pork known as "earmarks" is one of Nancy Pelosi‘s targets. Her solution, to eliminate anonymity, will be a good step. But the country could use a serious debate on the larger issues of pork and … Continue reading

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