How about that Universal Health Care? I just got my notice for COBRA insurance from my job (last day was Friday). To continue my current coverage would cost me $453.90 a month. Isn’t that insane? Almost as insane as not having health insurance.
So heavy on political posts lately… but this is a stunning monologue. Seymour Hersh on a mother who’s daughter was involved in Abu Ghraib: I get a call from a mother in the East coast, Northeast, working class, lower middle class, very religious, Catholic family. She had a daughter that was in the military police […]
UPI is reporting the U.S. Air Force has begun flying combat aircraft into Iranian airspace in what could be viewed as an act of war… [T]he US has begun creating a network of front companies inside Iran in order to be able to move money, weapons and personnel around inside the country.
On page 13 of this week’s Dallas Observer, the Full Frontal page, I found something that couldn’t go unblogged. So here it is for your reading pleasure. Gay Bashing Dallas Observer, Volume 25, Number 4, page 13 James Dobson, founder of Focus on Family, recently blasted Spongebob Squarepants (yeah, you read that right) for promoting […]
Sen. George Allen (R-VA) said his Democratic colleagues should “be careful” when criticizing Rice for making false statements about the war in Iraq lest they “diminish Dr. Rice’s credibility in capitals around the world.” But she really is a lying sack of crap.
The not-yet-aired episode of Postcards From Buster shows the title character, an animated bunny named Buster, on a trip to Vermont — a state known for recognizing same-sex civil unions. The episode features two lesbian couples, although the focus is on farm life and maple sugaring. The nation’s new education secretary denounced PBS on Tuesday […]
Mamdouh Habib was the victim of atrocities fit for a concentration camp, including being tied to the ground while a prostitute menstruated on him, his lawyer said yesterday. Interrogators at the US prison camp at Guantanamo Bay had also told the Sydney man they had killed his family and superimposed animal heads on photos of […]
As the deficit grows, so does Republican morale. The White House will project that this year’s federal deficit will hit $427 billion, a senior administration official said Tuesday, a record amount partly driven by wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
We are shameful when we go abroad, because we know nothing. Just to watch the destruction of the archaeologists’ work at Babylon. Babylon is a center of our culture. Nobody knows that. Nobody knows what it is, except it’s a wicked city that the lord destroyed. Well, it was the center of our civilization, the […]
A new report from Human Rights Watch has found that Iraqi security forces are committing systematic torture against detainees in Iraqi jails. The report is based on interviews with 90 former detainees, 72 of whom alleged they had been tortured or abused. [T]he American Civil Liberties Union released more government documents Monday that revealed Iraqi […]