Tag Archives: Cynthia McKinney

Does the Tea Party WANT a default?

(warning–conspiracy theory ahead) I’ve been watching the clownies in DC dance the debt ceiling dance. What supposedly started as a fight over Obamacare (which more properly should be called ‘Romneycare‘ or even ‘Heritage Foundation care‘) has now morphed into a battle over government size. The Tea Party types, spurred on by ideologues with lots of […]

9/11 and the New York Times today

Today being 9/11, I note that the New York Times has fired a last broadside across the bow of George W Bush. On the Op Ed page, Kurt Eichenwald, who has written extensively about the ‘war on terror’, claims to have read a number of Presidential Daily Briefings from the days leading up to 9/11 and concludes that Bush and […]