Putin obliquely accused Bush of encouraging or helping Georgia attack South Ossetia in order to help John McCain get elected, according to a CNN interview reported in the NYT. I was already worried in an earlier blog that McCain had… Read More »Putin Says Bush Pushed Georgia To Attack for McCain
I’ve had it with McCain’s touting of his POW experience as the answer to every question, particularly to how many houses he has. Jay Leno was the final chapter for me, when McCain said he wasn’t concerned about how many… Read More »McCain Hides Behind POW Experience
This article by a fellow POW of McCain’s on why he will not vote for McCain gives me conflicting feelings. On the one hand, it’s good to know that you don’t have to fall down and worship McCain because he… Read More »Is McCain Just Another Worthless Vietnam Veteran?
John McCain’s main foreign policy adviser, Randy Scheuneman, was (and maybe is) a paid lobbyist for the nation of Georgia. Did McCain get paid for promoting Georgia? Did he get special access to the President Saakashvili because of the lobbyists… Read More »Did McCain Encourage War to Advance His Campaign
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s famous line, “The rich are different from you and me,” was met by Hemingway’s rejoinder, “Yes, they have more money.” Today, the rejoinder could be changed to say, “Yes, they don’t pay taxes.” Included in an LA… Read More »The Rich Are Different From You and Me
According to the Washington Post, John McCain’s principal foreign affairs adviser, Randy Scheuneman, is a lobbyist for the country of Georgia. On the one hand, McCain is well briefed on Georgia, on the other, has he been too hawkish in… Read More »Did McCain Start the Russia-Georgia War?
CNN reports that the US is using contractors in Iraq more than any previous administration in any previous war. It’s because Republicans don’t like the government, and they love to give money to their political contributors, like Halliburton. But it… Read More »Republicans Hate America