Day: August 13, 2007

Breaking (but not surprising) News: (Another) Rat Leaves Sinking Ship…


Or should that headline read “rat leaves stinking shit.” Either headline is an insult to the rats (rodent variety) of the world. Anyway, the point is another criminal slinks away from the scene of the crime, leaving others to clean up — and pay for — the greatest disaster in American history, the bush (lowercase on purpose) administration. Who’s going to be the next rat to try to run and hide? They all will eventually. They always do. Here’s the Washington Post article:



EDITORIAL; Defying the Imperial Presidency


From the July 26, 2007, New York Times:

The House Judiciary Committee did its duty yesterday, voting to cite Harriet Miers, the former White House counsel, and Joshua Bolten, the White House chief of staff, for contempt. The Bush administration has been acting lawlessly in refusing to hand over information that Congress needs to carry out its responsibility to oversee the executive branch and investigate its actions when needed. If the White House continues its obstruction, Congress should use all of the contempt powers at its disposal.