Underestanding the Threats

(via Eschaton) Kerry vs. Bush: “Despite this administration’s near obsession with missile defense, the greatest threat facing our homeland comes from terrorists who would do us harm. In the months preceding 9/11 George W. Bush and his closest advisors were preoccupied with missile defense and their misunderstanding about the threats we face continues to this … Continue reading “Underestanding the Threats”

Kerry vs. Bush on the WWW

Candidate Web Site Webserver information John Kerry JohnKerry.com Server: Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) (Red-Hat/Linux) PHP/4.1.2 mod_perl/1.29 mod_ssl/2.8.12 OpenSSL/0.9.6b X-Powered-By: PHP/4.1.2 George W. Bush GeogeWBush.com Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0 X-Powered-By: ASP.NET X-AspNet-Version: 1.1.4322 No surprise that W.’s campaign is hosted on a expensive, buggy, and relatively insecure web server. More like this: A Technical Summary of the Major Presidential Candidates’ … Continue reading “Kerry vs. Bush on the WWW”

George W. Bush is a …

girlie man. (via Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener) Melanie Matson at Just a Bump in the Beltway presents an interesting point/counterpoint: two articles about campaign appearances by the two candidates: John Kerry: has hecklers in his audience; Kerry and his wife (introducing her husband) actually trade barbs with the pro-Bush hecklers. George W. Bush: restricts … Continue reading “George W. Bush is a …”

Dick Cheney’s Brilliant Legislative Career

(via John Kerry for President – Rapid Response Center) Cheney’s Legislative Career by the Numbers 96th Congress: 4 Sponsored; 0 became Law 97th Congress: 4 Sponsored: 0 became Law 98th Congress: 8 Sponsored: 0 became Law 99th Congress: 7 Sponsored: 1 became Law (H.R.1246 : A bill to establish a federally declared floodway for the … Continue reading “Dick Cheney’s Brilliant Legislative Career”

Yet More Compassionate Conservatism

Unhappy Workers Should Take Prozac –Bush Campaigner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A campaign worker for President Bush said on Thursday American workers unhappy with low-quality jobs should find new ones — or pop a Prozac to make themselves feel better. “Why don’t they get new jobs if they’re unhappy — or go on Prozac?” said Susan … Continue reading “Yet More Compassionate Conservatism”

2004 Republican Convention Event Schedule

(via Musings of a Philosophical Scrivener) 2004 Republican Convention Event Schedule By Rich Proctor AUG. 30 OPENING PRAYER read by Mel Gibson, while being flogged with a spiked leather strap wielded by Ann Coulter, who will enjoy it a little too much. TOM RIDGE raises National Alert Level to RED. LEST WE FORGET — HONORARY … Continue reading “2004 Republican Convention Event Schedule”

What Bush Is Not

(via The Talent Show) Negative Capability (Harpers.org): The following assertions were collected from public statements made by George W. Bush and his official spokesmen since 1997. Originally from Harper’s Magazine, May 2004. The President of the United States is not a fact-checker. I’m not a statistician. I’m not a numbers-cruncher. I’m not one of these … Continue reading “What Bush Is Not”