“The Constitution is an outdated document.”
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
Spiegel Online: So what are the options in
Option A) Get everybody out by tonight.
Option B) Get everybody out by tomorrow.
The fuel that keeps the war going is us.
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Republican Congressional leaders filed into the Oval Office to meet with President George W. Bush and talk about renewing the controversial USA Patriot Act.
Several provisions of the act, passed in the shell shocked period immediately following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, caused enough anger that liberal groups like the American Civil Liberties Union had joined forces with prominent conservatives like Phyllis Schlafly and Bob Barr to oppose renewal
“I don’t give a goddamn,” Bush retorted. “I’m the President and the Commander-in-Chief. Do it my way.”
“Mr. President,” one aide in the meeting said. “There is a valid case that the provisions in this law undermine the Constitution.”
“Stop throwing the Constitution in my face,” Bush screamed back. “It’s just a goddamned piece of paper!”
I’ve talked to three people present for the meeting that day and they all confirm that the President of the
CAPITAL HILL BLUE
It is doubtful that
But we are witnessing her death throes.
When I voted for the Democrats I had hoped that they would do some right things:
GET TROOPS OUT OF IRAQ, and re-deploy American military power to areas where the terrorists ARE ACTUALLY LOCATED, like Afghanistan; use the billions and billions and billions of dollars that are being wasted in Iraq to guarantee America's own protection; to repair schools; to repair and build bridges; to provide health care for infants, the elderly, and for anyone who needs medical care who currently does not have it.
But none of the presidential candidates is going to rescue and save
Of a different kind of rose garden.
But the nightmare in the rose garden shall remain.
Only the names and colors of the roses will change.
The Flowers for Funerals.
Every one of the candidates, if elected, will still get their orders from the MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, the Pentagon, and all of the corporate powers who gave them lots of money to become president of the
When Dick Cheney and George W. Bush attack
Johnny won't come marching home, but
Christian soldiers will continue to march onward and forward
It's the oil stupid!