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A Condensed History Of The Failings Of The Bush Administration

Vanity Fair has accumulated a number of interviews, primarily from those in the Bush administration, to provide a look back at the last eight years. Following is a handful of selections from their article which help demonstrate the incompetence of the Bush administration and how they often allowed ideology to prevent them from facing reality. […]

The Festivus Airing of Grievances

Festivus, the holiday popularized on an episode of Seinfeld, continues to receive attention. The Miami Herald was among the newspapers noting the event today. A traditional component of the holiday is the airing of grievances at family gatherings. In past years I  modified the observance on line to include an airing of grievances against political […]

Obama, Economy, and State

I have often written about recent political realignments with divisions between left and right being based far more upon social issues and foreign policy (especially Iraq) than upon economic issues as in the past. Capitalism has defeated socialism, enabling left-libertarianism to become a growing philosophy on the left and with liberals often being stronger supporters […]

Clinton Insults “Activist Base” of Democratic Party

Last weekend the big story was a bogus argument that Obama had insulted those who live in small town America. This weekend’s buzz in the blogosphere is likely to be about a different story–Hillary Clinton insulting the Democratic base. Celeste Fremon reports: At a small closed-door fundraiser after Super Tuesday, Sen. Hillary Clinton blamed what […]