Monthly Archives: October 2005

Was Bush right about the war?

You know, it’s really too easy for me and others to cite all the things wrong with the Iraqi war. It’s too easy to point out that Republicans have recently begun to distance themselves from the administration even as the … Continue reading

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Operation Eden

Clayton James Cubitt’s mom was a teenage runaway, go-go dancing at a club on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. His dad was a Canadian national running pot over the border from mexico. They met, married, and moved to Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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The Language Guy

Mike Geis, who owns a Ph.D. in Theoretical Linguistics from M.I.T (following his B.A. in Philosophy from Rice), has developed a blog of compelling interest. The Language Guy is a collection of short essays which vivisect some of the more … Continue reading

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The Two Knocks on Miers

For once a sizeable group of the President’s supporters are not prepared to take Bush’s word that all will turn out O.K., that they should just trust him. Bush was showing “stunning arrogance,” declared Ann Coulter, to think he could … Continue reading

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The New Orleans story

Two months before Hurricane Katrina, Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) gave a chilling preview of its rampage. “This isn’t a simulation of World War III, or ‘The Day After Tomorrow,’ or Atlantis — but one day, it may be Atlantis,” Vitter … Continue reading

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