Sunday, July 30, 2006

MSNBC online says so

Do you believe President Bush's actions justify impeachment? More

I know, it's a crappy online poll, but the fact that they have it at all is fascinating and 87% say hell yeah!

Evil crazy bitch

Saturday, July 29, 2006

Find the winner



Can you find the winner among all the losers?

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Rep. Hinojosa blasts English language bill

Crossposted from America Blog. It's just to good.

The GOP wants to make immigrant bashing a campaign issue for their base. Congressman Hinojosa called it what it is:

Congress' standoff over immigration legislation flared into emotional rhetoric Wednesday over a House proposal to make English the nation's official language. A Hispanic lawmaker said that was "code for official discrimination."

Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, D-Texas, lashed out at Republicans during a House hearing on the proposal, saying the effort was designed by the House majority to "derail comprehensive immigration reform and fan the flames of anti-immigrant sentiment before the election."
You gotta love the GOP sponsor's response:

Rep. Mark Souder, R-Ind., said without an organized, official language, "we are all going to descend into chaos."

Another WWIII Gesture

Another chicken hawk promoting that we are already in WWIII, see the video in Media Matters. Ginsberg said it also last week. WWIII is the ultimate scare tactic and it covers up the mess in Iraq. But all along these neocons have always been clamoring for the ultimate war. Stay tuned.

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

What the fuck?

I knew it would be a matter of time before I would start hearing this from this administration. As Tweety recently mentioned in an interview with Imus, the Neo-conservative wackos and their pencil neck foreign policy have gone nutty and the best thing this country needs is an election and quickly. We need these crazys as far away from our government as possible. Check this out:

The officer, who had broad experience in the Middle East while at the CIA, noted that NATO and European countries, including England, have made clear that they are either unwilling or extremely reluctant to participate in an international force. Given other nations' lack of commitment, any “robust” force—between 10,000 and 30,000 troops, according to estimates being discussed in the media—would by definition require major U.S. participation. According to the former official, Israel and the United States are currently discussing a large American role in exactly such a “multinational” deployment, and some top administration officials, along with senior civilians at the Pentagon, are receptive to the idea.

The uniformed military, however, is ardently opposed to sending American soldiers to the region, according to my source. “They are saying 'What the fuck?'” he told me. “Most of our combat-ready divisions are in Iraq or Afghanistan, or on their way, or coming back. The generals don't like it because we're already way overstretched.”

Dummy speaks again

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Delay ready to fight shoulder to shoulder with Jews

Honestly, can you imagine Hot Tub Tom on the front lines hunting Hizb’Allah? That's a a recent comment he made on Isreal National Radio. Well, he actully didn't mean himself but your sons and daughters or family and friends. He'd rather answer the door to curious reporters in his Sugar Land home. He does still live in Sugar Land, doesn't he? The folks over at Lone Star Times are singing Hallelujah at such comments this being the last days and all.

"The hammer likes how Israel kicks ass. They are also more like us except they dont have a bunch of whiny ass Liberals to deal with on a daily basis."

"As much as I don’t care for Mr. Delay on another level, I like him immensely for this. Good job, Mr. Delay."

"It is refreshing, someone out of office, speaking his mind. He doesn’t have to worry about votes so he doesn’t have to cater to anyone."

"I’m happy to hear Delay’s support for Israel. I do not doubt his commitment."

"Oh– and thank you Tom DeLay."
Ok, hop on plane with your hero, grab a gun and go at it.

The Joe Lieberman sucks video

Monday, July 24, 2006

Hot Tubs and bling bling

Ralph Z. Hallow, senior national correspondent for the Washington Times expects Hot Tub Tom to run a vigorous campaign if his name must remain on the ballot.

Publicly, his stance is different. The Hammer, who faces trial in Texas, has implied that he will campaign hard if Democrats win their legal battle to keep the Texas GOP from replacing his name on the November ballot.

His chances of winning have improved as sympathy for him has grown even among Republican voters in his district who had developed "DeLay fatigue" after 21 years of his service in Congress.

Friends say Mr. DeLay will make a run only if his party concludes it was necessary to keep Texas 22nd congressional district from going to a Democrat in November.
On another District 22 note, can someone please tell this poor soul to keep his money in his pocket book? His chances are slim even if DeLay is out of the picture. Come on now, give the people back their bling bling because they (the repugs) want their hot tub.


Hot Tub vs. bling bling

Texas round-up

First, TPA member Annatopia is taking a breaking a break from blogging because she is busy as hell. Hey, there is more to life than blogging.

Bloggers get a little telephone face time with the next Texas Attorney General David Van Os. P Diddie has more on this spectacular event.

New Poll alert. It appears Chris Bell has gained some ground but is still 18 points back in the crowded field for governor. But my oh my, poor Grandma at a sad 11%. Poor, poor Grandma. Damon at BOR does a mighty fine job giving us his thoughts.

Me, Truth Serum is kind of in the same situation as Anatopia. Work is taking the best of me as my company has grown beyond belief and of course there is my family, which is number one on my list. I need to get back in the groove of catching up with the world and doing what I love which is messing with all things political. The Nick Lampson campaign calls me what seems at least 5 times a week and I have the same pitiful answer for them. "Next time". I have dissed Juanita in not returning a call back into forming a Blogger's Night at the Fort Bend Democrats headquarters. To that I am sorry and would love to participate if the event ever got off the ground. I did not attend the Texas Democratic Convention and the very succesful Blogger's Caucus. Blah, that really sucked. I am in a awsome group of bloggers, The Texas Progressive Alliance, and am lucky if read that email list a coulple times a week. This group is under a year old and is now starting to do some amazing things with the Texas net-roots. Theu will my #1 order of business once i get get going again. For now it's work and some easy posting with the intention of getting back on track in the near future. I do have a contributor, my bro Texmex from Harlingen, Texas, who lays out his opionion on whatever crosses his mind from time to time, but the MLB sports package get the best of him.

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Ass at the ranch

Barnstorm? Is that something he does at the ranch?

"As for Bush himself, he is curtailing his traditional August working vacation at the ranch so that he can barnstorm before the midterm elections," writes Allen for Time.
And why is he on vacation everytime there is some sort of crisis?


Yes there really is an ass on the ranch.

Friday, July 21, 2006

Must see TV

The lord made him do it

naughty naughty naughty
The political committee Tom DeLay set up to fund a national political takeover for the GOP has agreed to shut down and pay a fine for campaign finance violations.

In a settlement with the Federal Election Commission, the Americans for a Republican Majority political action committee admitted to violating complex federal election rules and will pay a $115,000 fine, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Let the good times roll

Don't ya feel better already!

President Bush's job-approval ratings have changed little from June, according to a recent Harris Interactive poll.

Of 1,002 U.S. adults surveyed in a telephone poll, 34% said Mr. Bush is doing an "excellent or pretty good" job as president, up a tick from 33% in June. By comparison, 65% of Americans said Mr. Bush is doing an "only fair or poor" job, down from 67% last month.

With midterm elections less than four months away, the poll also asked respondents whether they would choose a Democratic or Republican candidate "if the election for Congress were held today." Forty-four percent of those surveyed said they would vote for the Democratic candidate, up from 41% in April, while 31% said they would vote for the Republican candidate, down from 37% in April.

Groper-in-Chief

Fun with Google News...just type groper.

A blow job doesn't look so bad now, does it?

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Bush not on side of not helping the sick

What I mean is he used his first veto to continue the ban on stem cell research. Whether he likes it or not, science will proceed with this just not in this country where it is currently ruled by our little religious Taliban. I especially enjoyed this little paragraph from this article.
Although many in the religious right are passionately opposed to embryonic stem cell research, most Americans support it, and Bush risks alienating that majority in the critical midterm year.

This bill would support the taking of innocent human life in the hope of finding medical benefits for others," Bush said at a White House event where he was surrounded by 18 families who "adopted" frozen embryos not used by other couples, and then used those leftover embryos to have children.



"Each of these children was still adopted while still an embryo and has been blessed with a chance to grow, to grow up in a loving family. These boys and girls are not spare parts," he said.

Is she blessed with a chance to grow, to grow up in a loving family? These boys and girls are not spare parts. This innocent human life doesn't matter, does it, Bubble boy?.

Act Blue activated in Texas

Special thanks to Annatopia and the TexRoots who pulled in the remaining funds needed for Texas to use ActBlue to support Democratic candidates for state office.

Great job.

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

The drunk cursing groper










There's always the theory he is drinking again. You'll think twice after seeing the photo below.



Well he looks drunk and is that a American or Russian beer in front of him on the table?

Monday, July 17, 2006

caption this...

Conservatives Without A Conscience - A must read!


In his book, "Conservative Without Conscience," John Dean employs his distinctive knowledge and understanding of Washington politics to examine the conservative radical Republican leaders - from Capitol Hill to Pennsylvania Avenue to K Street and beyond. The author not only highlights specific right-wing-driven GOP policies but also probes the conservative mind-set, identifying recurring qualities such as the unbridled viciousness toward those daring to disagree with them, as well as the big business favoritism that costs taxpayers billions. Dean identifies specific examples of how court packing is seeking to form a judiciary that is activist by its very nature, how religious piety is producing politics run amok, and how concealed indifference to the founding principles of liberty and equality is pushing America further and further from its constitutional foundations. To not give away the details, this is a perfect book for those who want to know what's happening at the top levels of the Republican Party. The author presents his text to show what the current right-wing authoritarian is thinking when conflated with the dominating personalities of the conservative leadership that could take the United States toward its own version of fascism. This is a MUST READ book for those who want to learn more about the United States Republican Party and its effect to our society. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

Sunday, July 16, 2006

WWIII?

Per Newt Gingrich on Meet the Press, we are in WWIII - a neo-con dream. In my view, it should only be a regional conflict to be resolved through diplomacy. However, Bush and Co. are probably celebrating this event b/c it's a prelude to their wishful conflict with Iran and Syria, and it covers up their mess in Iraq. Bush states that Israel has the right to defend itself; but unfortunately, innocent lives are being killed as we speak via collateral damage. War these days seems too easy to ignite but so hard to defuse, and our chicken hawk government has made war and killing a normal thing in our lives today.

Update: This is a home video of war from Isreal.



Update: Other conservatives can't decide which war we are in...III, IV or V. You decide.

Friday, July 14, 2006

My man Clark

A true Democrat...
I am a proud member of the Democratic Party, and I believe it is our party’s responsibility to support the will of the Democratic primary voters in Connecticut. I personally look forward to supporting the candidate CT voters elect as the Democratic nominee. Though, as an aside, I must say I find it ironic that Senator Lieberman is now planning a potential run as an independent after he continually questioned my loyalty to the Democratic Party during the 2004 presidential primary.
Unlike others...(cough) Biden.

In difficult times like this


we have a cowboy like this... This is so baaaad!

Thursday, July 13, 2006

"We do this with livestock all the time"



Guess which Repubulican't ass wipe made this remark? What kind of country would we be with a hideous looking thing like this around our border?

Should I stay or will I go now

Stay and f*ck it all up for the repugs or go and we don't have to see your ugly mug again. Will the "Democrat" courts decide?

AUSTIN An appeals court has agreed to speed a case to determine if former Congressman Tom DeLay must remain on the fall election ballot.

The case will be submitted to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on July 31st.
Isn't this fun?

Monday, July 10, 2006

Check please

How about a little Bob Dunn Congressional District 22 reality check?

Reality Check: DeLay reportedly spent more than $400,000 on legal expenses in the first quarter of this year, and has another near-$1 million in still-unpaid lawyer bills. And that’s before the heavy-duty legal fees he’ll rack up after the Travis County conspiracy and money laundering case against him goes to trial.

Not to mention the Jack Abramoff investigation. Speaking of which, not only is that case likely, at best, to spawn more legal bills for DeLay, but the House ethics committee indicated that if DeLay hadn’t resigned, they would have investigated him over related allegations.

He can’t afford to campaign for Congress anymore.

Advantage Lampson

Here is an opinion from a top election lawyer regarding the decision that Tom DeLay's name must stay on the ballot.

I think there is a good chance this opinion is upheld on appeal. If so, Republicans appear to have two choices:

(1) DeLay may run for office again (then potentially resign [if he wins], allowing the governor to call a special election to name a replacement), a step DeLay is considering;

or

(2) DeLay withdraws, and Republicans support a write-in candidate. My quick look at the Texas write in rules make this look like a possible strategy, but there may be wrinkles I don't see at first glance. Even though the district is a Republican one, it will be hard for Republicans to mount a successful write-in campaign, especially if legal proceedings drag out for a while before the party unites behind a write-in candidate and explains to voters how to cast a write-in ballot.
Advantage Lampson!

Update: Source close to DeLay says he's in...

Could Tom DeLay be headed back to the House? A source close to the ex-Congressman tells TIME that DeLay is planning an aggressive campaign to retake the House seat he quit in June if an appeals court lets stand a ruling by a federal judge last week that his name must stay on November's ballot--even though he has moved to Virginia. "If it isn't overturned, Katy bar the door!" says a G.O.P. official. "Guess he'll have to fire up the engines on the campaign and let 'er rip." DeLay, awaiting trial for money laundering, never intended to fade away. He plans to give paid speeches and has signed a deal to have his bio penned by best-selling author Stephen Mansfield. But to run, DeLay would have to raise money fast: his campaign fund has well under $1 million left. At least he knows his would-be opponent well: ex-Congressman Nick Lampson's original district was eliminated in a redistricting engineered by DeLay.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

DeLay must stay on ballot

So the weazel stays on the ballot...just what will his party do now? Stay tuned.

Keep it blue

I am vacationing in beautiful Lake Tahoe until next Wednesday. I was able to bring the laptop this time around so I will update this poor little negleted site when I have time to sneak way from the family. Any I saw a cool bumper sticker here that read, "Keep Lake Tahoe Blue, and I'm not talking about the water."

Sunday, July 02, 2006

Talton in?

Kuff has an update on who Harris County will select to replace DeLay. Here's more reasons to support Nick Lampson.

Saturday, July 01, 2006

War spin machine

Do you call this progress?...
A parked car bomb exploded at a popular outdoor market Saturday in a Shiite slum in Baghdad, killing at least 66 people and wounding dozens, authorities said. It was the bloodiest attack to hit Iraq since the death of terror leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

The blast, which occurred around 10 a.m. when the Sadr City market was packed with shoppers, destroyed the stalls where food and clothes are peddled and sent up a plume of gray smoke. Flames shot out the windows of several scorched cars.

Our little cheerleader