Monthly Archives: October 2008

Memo to Tom DeLay: Be Quiet, Go Away

The King of Corruption, the Sultan of Sleaze, the Doge of Dirt, disgraced congressman Tom DeLay has weighed in on the election by calling Obama a radical Marxist. The basis of this claim is that Obama will allow Bush’s tax … Continue reading »

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Default Swaps and Denuded Swamps

While subprime lending precipitated the latest financial meltdown, credit default swaps drove us over the cliff. Greedy and unscrupulous lenders are easy to blame, and rightfully so, but pinstripe suits are in fact minor players in the crisis. The proximate … Continue reading »

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The Lost Tribe: One Quarter Crazy

The latest polls show that 27% of Americans believe that George W. Bush is doing a good job. Sure, that means that an unprecedented 73% have concluded that Bush is a failure, but that is no mystery. A trillion dollar … Continue reading »

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Endangered Species: Environmental Champions Like Obama

In a final act of sabotage, the Bush Administration is working furiously to undermine the Endangered Species Act. Officials are frantic with the idea that McCain will not prevail in November. In a reaction of collective panic as the election … Continue reading »

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Sarah Palin: An Environmental Disaster

Governor Palin is a tsunami of environmental destruction, a direct consequence of her warped religious view of the world. Palin subscribes to the notion that God put resources here on Earth for man’s exploitation, as described in Genesis. She believes … Continue reading »

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Conservative Socialism: Spreading Debt Around

At a campaign rally last week, Obama said, “My attitude is that if the economy’s good for folks from the bottom up, it’s gonna be good for everybody … I think when you spread the wealth around, it’s good for … Continue reading »

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The United States of Christianity

The last crumbling stones supporting the weakened wall separating Church and State have tumbled to ground. The Bush Administration no longer even pretends to honor the primary founding principle of our country. Religion has dominated Bush’s domestic and foreign policies … Continue reading »

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Gitmo Gotcha, You Betcha

Apple pie, our majestic flag, and endless fields of grain were symbols of a proud America for more than two centuries during which the United States became a beacon of hope for much of the world. Yet in just eight … Continue reading »

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Final Acts of Ugly Desperation

The Electoral College map has become an insurmountable pallet of blue for McCain and his moose-dressing running mate. The impending loss has brought out the worst in both. People with character can lose gracefully, and with magnanimous charm. Hillary Clinton … Continue reading »

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The Angry Smirk Seen Around the World

Some presidential elections are decided at incongruous moments. George Bush senior lost the election the instant he glanced at his watch during the 1992 debate with Bill Clinton and Ross Perot. In that one brief act of bored impatience, Bush … Continue reading »

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