Conservative Patriots for Russia

mccain's assThe problem for conservatives with foreign policy is not only that it’s from the last century, but also that these days when the right-wing nuts are just gearing up for a massive anti-American foreign policy stance against the President, the President has already solved whatever problem they are trying to blame him for.

Is the President “weak and indecisive”? Is Vladimir Putin a “strong” leader? Is Sarah Palin “brilliant”? Is Rudy Giuliani a cross-dresser?

‘Conservative Patriots for Russia’
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Not the Jackass Whisperer

Not the Jackass Whisperer2We’ve all seen the meme about being a “jackass whisperer.” You shouldn’t try to talk to conservatives because you are not the “jackass whisperer.” I guess that’s like the dog whisperer or the horse whisperer.

Whatever you are having trouble with, you get somebody who knows how to talk to the dog or the horse. But is there such a thing as a “jackass whisperer”? I mean, as it relates to politics in the United States?

If you consider that someone who spouts off about politics but doesn’t know or care for the relevant facts involved—if THAT person is in all sense of the word, a “jackass”—is there someone out there who CAN whisper to that jackass before that jackass votes what they think, even though it is wrong?

We already know that WE are ‘Not the Jackass Whisperer’
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Strike!

StrikeI have to admit that this time I’m confused. I know my foreign policy but, unless the President is trying to set a new example about HOW to intervene in other countries, unless he is simply tossing an anchor to the Republicans, so they can beat each other up over this, I guess I have no idea what the President is up to. Unless he actually WANTS to ‘Strike!’ Syria… Continue reading

The Great Bush Iraq Quagmire

The_Great_Bush_Iraq_QuagmireTen years ago we went to war in Iraq. We did so in a preemptive invasion—the Bush Doctrine—and the Bush Administration used fear tactics and color codes inside a massive and deliberate propaganda effort to con the American people into an invasion of Iraq. Join us as we recall… ‘The Great Bush Iraq Quagmire’