Friday, February 23, 2007


Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, February 23, 2007;

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today announced the formation of an independent panel to look into what he called an "unacceptable situation" with outpatient care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and he vowed that those responsible will be held accountable.


Just a bit better than Mr Rumsfeld's' "stuff happens".

Thursday, February 22, 2007


Some of the News
That may be True

Prime Minister Tony Blair announced that about one quarter of the British forces in Iraq were now being withdrawn, with more withdrawals later this year. While in Japan, Vice President Dick Chaney maintained that these reductions showed what success we are achieving in Iraq.

On Wednesday, Mr Cheney harshly criticized Democrats' attempts to thwart President Bush's troop buildup in Iraq, saying their approach would "validate the al-Qaida strategy."

Vice President Chaney now travels to Australia, where he will shoot a kangaroo.

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Rice Admits To U.S. Troops: ‘Your Honor and Your Sacrifice’ Is ‘Appreciated’ By Iraq War Critics

Unusually sensible remarks from Secretary Rice. She had this right and was wise to include these comments in her talks with soldiers in Iraq. Would that her boss and other Republicans give this message to our troops.

Sunday, February 18, 2007


Why is it that we see and hear from "senior" correspondents such as Senior White House or Pentagon Correspondent? I hope that at some point the news shows will give us the views of some of their better " junior" correspondents.

Tony Snow : "" I'm not so sure anything went wrong" in Iraq (later narrowed on Meet the Press). When Tony Snow is not sure about anything, I worry. I rely on him for certainty.

News Item - "GM in Talks to Buy Chrysler." Why, is Tucker Motorcars not available?

In last Wednesday's press conference, Bush claimed that he can't judge whether Iraq is a civil war while "living in this beautiful White House." His lovely surroundings haven't kept him from starting a disastrous war and now sending more troops to Iraq. We'll be quite glad when he is relieved of the burden of this beautiful house.

Is it true that many are saying that they would vote for Barack Obama if only he were black?

Mitt Romney: - "We need to have a person of faith to lead the country." So a Druid or Islamist might well qualify, but no atheist could?