Weekly Links for August 29, 2008

It’s been a few weeks, but I’ve got some good links for you guys this time. Enjoy! How To Argue For Smartasses Gates vs. Jobs – The Game The Break Up Oral arguments set in Sen. Craig sex-sting appeal Large Hadron Collider nearly ready W. The Film.

The Power of Nightmares Video Series

The Power of Nightmares, subtitled The Rise of the Politics of Fear, is a BBC documentary film series, written and produced by Adam Curtis. It has a 9.2 rating on IMDB. There are three one-hour films (embedded below), consisting mostly of archive footage with Curtis’s narration, which were first broadcast in the United Kingdom in […]

One Man’s Weekly Links – September 28, 2007

This week’s Links of the Week theme is… pictures. Bush’s Historical Approval Ratings Toys manufacture in China Awesome Military Photos of the Twin Towers Pictures of Walls US Poverty Map

“Read My Lips, I’m Not a Nation Builder.” – G.W. Bush

During a presidential debate with Al Gore in 2000 Bush said the following: “If we don’t stop extending our troops all around the world in nation-building missions, then we’re going to have a serious problem.” Now here is a quote from the incredibly one-sided Paul Sperry over at AntiWar.com: The day after the presidential debate, […]

The Opportunity Cost of War in Iraq

Cost of the War in Iraq (JavaScript Error) I was inspired by a fantastic article published by the Sietch Blog called Bending Swords Into Wind Turbines, so I decided to bring together some data to share on the opportunity costs associated with the ongoing war in Iraq. Just to be clear, I’m not espousing any […]

The New U.S. Presidential Dictatorship Doctrine

I wish this article was some sort of political commentary, but unfortunatly I’m just reporting the news, not referring to President Bush as a dictator or anything like that. In addition to the illegal wiretapping and other abuses of freedom the Bush administration has undertaken, a political watchdog group called the Center for Research on […]

Dick Cheney is Officially President of the US Today

I thought that might get your attention. But it’s true. Today Bush is going to undergo a colonoscopy and before he goes under he’ll be signing over Presidential power to Cheney until after the operation. The procedure will be supervised by Dr. Richard Tubb, the president’s doctor. It will be done by a team from […]

Keith Olbermann’s Scathing Rebuke of President Bush

Wow. I reported that Bush commuted Libby’s sentence yesterday, but today Keith Olbermann calls for Bush and Cheney to resign and seriously rips them a new one! A few choice comments: “I accuse you, Mr. Bush, of lying this country into war.” I accuse you of handing part of this Republic over to a Vice […]

President Bush Pardons Pal Lewis “Scooter” Libby

Three weeks ago CBS News reported that Former White House aide Lewis “Scooter” Libby was sentenced to 30 months in prison for lying to a grand jury. Katie Couric said, “…even people with friends in high places are not above the law”. But as it turns out, they are. Yesterday President George W. Bush commuted […]