Category Archives: Bush

Strengthening US Dollar Drives Oil Prices Down – Temporarily

A combination of a stronger dollar and an unexpected decrease in the rate of consumption (it’s hard to say “a decrease in the rate of increase in demand” without sounding confusing) has led to falling oil prices.¬† The latest market … Continue reading

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The Fat Bush Theory – NY Times Op-Ed

Gail Collins has succinctly described a conundrum that I have been wondering since the President declared it in 2002 – How is reducing the rate of increase in greenhouse gases somehow reducing the quantity of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere? … Continue reading

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A thought on Iraq and the Declaration of Independence

From the Declaration of Independence, 1776, a list of grievances: “To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world… He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil Power. He has combined with … Continue reading

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Little Brats

Think back. Remember when you were in elementary school… kindergarten or first grade? There was always that one kid in the class, the little brat that would pick a fight with another kid and then run to the teacher and … Continue reading

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Verschärfte Vernehmung

This blog post is disturbing enough, but some of the responses are downright scary. First read the original, along with the references, then follow the talk-backs. “The Bull in Full” has a particularly good analysis, part of which I’ve excerpted … Continue reading

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I See It Clearly

Here’s an interesting juxtaposition. First, the current president speaking at a press conference in the Rose Garden on May 25 (link): “Failure in Iraq affects the security of this country. It’s hard for some Americans to see that, I fully … Continue reading

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