Posts Tagged ‘John Ashcroft’

Days of Whine and Roses

To any objective observer, i.e. someone not addled by the American Media, it’s difficult to understand why Republicans are still so in love with 9/11, wallowing in it nine years on, like Miss Havisham in Great Expectations.  After all, It wasn’t exactly a high point for them and their stupid ideas.  They’d just “elected” their [...]

The Silver Lining

It’s nice to hear, amid the relentlessly gloomy news on the employment front, that several sectors of the economy have many well-paid jobs for which there is a perennial shortage of applicants, and show no sign of either downsizing or pay cuts.  Indeed, if any of the “talent,” were to get fed up and leave, [...]

Heads They Win, Tails We Lose

When George Bush was catapulted into office in 2000 by a convoluted decision of a thoroughly corrupted Supreme Court, after having lost the popular vote, he and his cronies rolled into town like a conquering army, determined to ram through a radical political agenda they’d been careful not to emphasize on the campaign trail, where [...]