Tag Archive for George W. Bush

Link-o-Mania: Race, Crash, and Dialogue

While surfing for references to Sandra Day O’Connor’s remarks about Bush as a dictator, I found this excellent site called Hysterical Blackness. The author is a black, queer, feminist academic. This led me to the Black Commentator, which I haven’t surfed for a while. Of particular interest to me are the two thinkpieces on race dialogue and the movie, Crash.…

V for Vendetta

I enjoyed V for Vendetta yesterday. The Wachowski brothers’ commentary on the Bush regime is obvious, whereas in the Matrix movies the philosophy is garbled and multifarious. What’s equally interesting is the reviewers’ commentary. You can tell who is conservative and who is liberal by their take on the movie. In any event, one reviewer made a very disheartening comment:…

Katrina: As White House Anxiety Grows, Bush Tries to Quell Political Crisis

From the New York Times: Faced with one of the worst political crises of his administration, President Bush abruptly overhauled his September schedule on Saturday as the White House scrambled to gain control of a situation that Republicans said threatened to undermine Mr. Bush’s second-term agenda and the party’s long-term ambitions. We can only hope. And: The silence of many…

Bush on Katrina

From the NY Times…. George W. Bush gave one of the worst speeches of his life yesterday, especially given the level of national distress and the need for words of consolation and wisdom. In what seems to be a ritual in this administration, the president appeared a day later than he was needed. He then read an address of a…

Voting Fraud in Austin

From an email forwarded to me about voting fraud in Austin: Yesterday a friend voted early at a polling location in Austin. She voted straight Democratic. When she did the final check, lo and behold every vote was for the Democratic candidates except that it showed she had voted for Bush/Cheney for president/vice pres. She immediately got a poll official.…