In a Time of Universal Deceit, Telling the Truth is Revolutionary.
Saturday, June 22, 2024

Add More Deficits to Bush’s Legacy

Even before the cost of Hurricane Katrina is added to the federal ledger, a Congressional Budget Office study commissioned by Democrats predicts President Bush will fail to keep his promise to cut the deficit in half by the time he leaves office.

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People Die While Bureaucrats Lie

EPA appears to have taken the same tight-lipped approach in responding to Katrina, denying the public crucial information collected with taxpayers’ money on behalf of taxpayers in the first place.

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GOP Spin: Ignore Reality

Republicans are scrambling to minimize the political fallout from such debacles as the crowds of hungry and thirsty left outside the New Orleans Superdome and Convention Center pleading for help. The party line is that the pictures didn’t reflect the massive federal effort under way to help the dispossessed, and that Michael Brown, the embattled director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, did everything he could.

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A Good Time for a Terrorist Attack

America is wounded like it hasn’t been for four years, reeling from a major shock to its infrastructure and economy, unsettled by the flailing of government in the face of chaos and anxious about steadily escalating oil prices.

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