Obama, March 28, 2011: “And tonight, I can report that we have stopped Gaddafi’s deadly advance.” This is from Washington Post cartoonist Tom Toles’ sketchbook. This would have been a great illustration to use for Obama’s speech on Monday. Too bad that historic address was out of date faster than a dead fish begins to […]
Archive | March, 2011
No, this is not a judgment on Obama’s gas-bagging on Monday night. Instead, that is the State Department’s verdict on a speech today by Syria’s “President” Bashar al-Assad. After all the BS the Obama administration has shoveled, one would think that U.S. officials would be a bit circumspect before snipping about other leaders’ tripe.
Will Obama break all his past records for BS tonight when he gives his speech on Libya at 7:30 pm? (Eastern) He will be speaking to the most servile audience he could find – uniformed military officers at the National Defense University. The room will be full of people who are owned lock, stock, and […]
Is there any limit to the killing that a U.S. president can initiate as long as he claims benevolent motives? Over the past dozen years, three presidents commenced bombing nations that posed no threat to the U.S. The only “restraint” seems to be whether presidential speechwriters can stitch together phrases to portray the president as […]
Which wiz kid came up with Operation Odyssey Dawn, the formal name for the bombing of Libya? The sad thing is that they probably spent more effort naming it than figuring out the strategy. Following are some good quips on that name: STEPHEN COLBERT: “Odyssey Dawn? That’s not a military operation. That’s a Carnival Cruise […]
[photo by George Robert Newcomb antiwar rally by the White House on March 19, 2011] According to some Obama supporters, the U.S. bombing of Libya is a self-evident triumph of good over evil. Why? Because we’re the good guys, and Obama said the people the U.S. is killing are bad guys. Defense Secretary Gates […]
Katherine Albrecht and I had a fine time thrashing Obama & crew for their Libyan fiasco. You can listen to the @ 20 minute interview by clicking on the following: 20110321_mon_albrecht2 It was great to hear Katherine in such high spirits and full of vim and vigor today. She is going through some very challenging […]