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26 January 2006

Bush has backward view of dissent

Did Bush deliberately deceive the American people to justify the war in Iraq? I don't know...and neither do you. But here's what we do know: The president doesn't think we should be asking in the first place. And that might be the biggest scandal of all.

The Village Voice: The Bush Beat

What are the odds? Paul Wolfowitz has tapped America's top gambling lobbyist's daughter — she was once a spear carrier for Wampumgate casino scandal figure Grover Norquist — to help 'probe' corruption at the World. Yeah, right!

Skirting around the school's 'dress' code

A ban on a New Jersey schoolboy wearing flowery skirts to school has been overturned after the American Civil Liberties Union claimed his rights were being violated.

25 January 2006

Gore Vidal: President Jonah

We are assured daily by advertisers and/or politicians that we are the richest, most envied people on Earth and, apparently, that is why so many awful, ill-groomed people want to blow us up. Well, we still have Kraft cheese and... the death penalty.

21 January 2006

The Smirking Chimp: Bush thinks he's a war leader like Lincoln:

History will look back on George Bush as a justifiably insecure man who went to war to aggrandize himself. Lincoln was a skilled debater and a thoughtful, eloquent speaker; Bush can barely string single-syllable words into a coherent sentence.