Posts Tagged ‘Impeachment’

Birds Gotta Fly; Fish Gotta Swim

UPDATE: (somewhat unnecessarily) Sure enough… http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/01/twitter-impeach-obama-gun-control.html   And Republicans have to impeach Democratic Presidents with the temerity to beat them.  In some ways I’m surprised it’s taken this long; Clinton was denounced as illegitimate before the drapes went up in the oval office, and within months the media was announcing his Presidency was “over,” a [...]

What’s That You’re Waving?

Newt Gingrich took to the airwaves today to announce what all of the beltway elite have been talking about with dreary repetitiveness for months….  2010 is going to be a “wave” election that sweeps Republicans back into power, whereupon the regrettable accident of Democratic government will be well and truly set aside for good. Michele [...]

The Devil’s Spawn

Apparently unable to find anyone more qualified to discuss the matter, Fox News Sunday trotted out ol’ Liz Cheney, Daddy’s fifth deferment, to talk about…  wait for it…  corruption.  Really.  She ought to know a thing or two about that, given that her father steered billions in no-bid contracts to the company he had just [...]

Where’s Mine?

One of the things that prepared me for life as a liberal Democrat was growing up with my crazy grandmother Etta around.  Though she was crazy and everyone knew it, for some reason we were taught to put up with it, and whenever possible give her her way, since even though her ideas were always [...]

Jowling At The Moon

There are many non-Republicans in congress who are, by any measure, slimy, loathsome, corrupt, and duplicitous, but they need only be mentioned in the same sentence as Joe Lieberman and they suddenly look like honorable statesmen of the first order.  Who can forget, back in 1998, when ol’ Holy Joe emerged from well-deserved obscurity to [...]

Those Were the Days

Back during the Clinton impeachment, which in light of our current predicament seems almost like a long lost golden era, the bilious Debra Saunders of the San Francisco Chronicle wrote a blistering, spittle-flecked screed, mercilessly berating Americans for their lack of bloodlust for Clinton, based on a series of polls that showed that most people, [...]