Time flies when you're having rum.
Long time readers know that I spent half of my life on my charity home security/self defense course for violent crime survivors. It took a great deal of my...
6 days ago
You Are a "Don't Tread On Me" Libertarian
You distrust the government, are fiercely independent, and don't belong in either party.
Religion and politics should never mix, in your opinion... and you feel opressed by both.
You don't want the government to cramp your self made style. Or anyone else's for that matter.
You're proud to say that you're pro-choice on absolutely everything!
(a) actively embraces propaganda so vile it is used by US enemies as a recruiting tool. (Terry McAuliffe's embrace of Micheal Moore)
(b) has essentially called me a slut (James Carville)
(c) called me a brownshirt (Al Gore)
(d) slandered my country while overseas (a host of assorted drug-addled musicians and Hollywood vermin)
(e) denigrated my country and my President overseas (Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton)
(f) licked the boots of Saddam Hussein, an enemy of my country and a creator of mass graves (Jim McDermot)
(g) elevated Osama Bin Laden above the rights and lives of my countrymen (Cynthia McKinney, Patti Murphy)
(h) attempted to tromp all over balance of power and the legislative process (Mayor Newsome and *some* San Francisco gays)
If, as Eugene and others have suggested, it was voters who turned out to vote against gay marriage who gave Bush his margin of victory in Ohio, it lends credence to the theory that the reason Kerry and Edwards both noted that Dick Cheney has a lesbian daughter was to discourage turnout among precisely these voters.
Vedder's research demonstrates that America’s universities have become less productive, less efficient, and more likely to use tuition money and state and federal grants to subsidize non-instructional activities such as huge pay raises for the administration, reduction in teaching loads for professors, opulent social functions and funding sometimes trivial research.
If you think the President did a bad job and made mistakes and got us all in a mess, then he must not be let off and must stay to clear the mess. Letting him off now will release him from his responsibility to finish the job and tidy up.
If you replace him now with the Senator, then both men will have ready excuses for any future failure. The one will be able to say that he was not allowed to finish his work and the other can say that it was not his fault anyway, because the other made such mistakes as to make any remedy impossible.