Now they think body counts are gonna show people that we’re doin’ somethin’ over in I-rack.
Today, Tony Snow announced that the administration had reversed course and would be publicizing body counts to disabuse people of the notion that “our people aren’t doing anything”
I, for one, never doubted that we’re doin’ SOMETHING…
Oh, yes, they also trotted out Laura Bush to blame it all on the media.
doggone it, why couldn’t they have come up with these answers years ago….DANG it…
OPEC cuts production. Is this the rebound after a pre-election caper that the Saudis had promised Bush, designed to help the GOP? Or are the Saudis firing a shot across Bush’s bow, telling him not to abandon the Iraqi Sunnis?
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Thursday agreed in principle to suspend production by 500,000 barrels a day on February 1.
The move to cut the organization’s overall production by about two percent sent world oil prices higher.
This deeply dishonest administration is finally being exposed. Thank God.
Some 10,000 US researchers have signed a statement protesting about political interference in the scientific process.
The statement, which includes the backing of 52 Nobel Laureates, demands a restoration of scientific integrity in government policy.
According to the American Union of Concerned Scientists, data is being misrepresented for political reasons.
It claims scientists working for federal agencies have been asked to change data to fit policy initiatives.
The Union has released an “A to Z” guide that it says documents dozens of recent allegations involving censorship and political interference in federal science, covering issues ranging from global warming to sex education.
I hope they used the expression “…over the line.”
The Bush administration is considering allowing leaded gasoline, and more lead emissions from battery makers and lead smelters. The EPA denies industry influence, but goes over the line by expecting us to buy THIS crap:
Acting Assistant Administrator Bill Wehrum, who helped formulate this week’s changes, said the charges of industry influence were “silly” and “false.”
… in Chicago in 1968, while his policemen were beating up the demonstrators …, Mayor Richard Daley apparently told Lyndon Johnson that it was time to pull the troops out of Vietnam…. “How am I to do this?” Johnson asked pleadingly. To which Daley is said to have replied: “You put the fucking troops on the fucking planes and you get them out of there!”