Day: September 7, 2005

“What Didn’t Go Right?”

Oh, such innocence: What didn’t go right? [Nancy] Pelosi, speaking at a news conference, said Brown had “absolutely no credentials” when Bush picked him to run FEMA. She related that she urged Bush at the White House on Tuesday to…

Timeline to Katrina

Alternet has an interactive timeline explaining the warnings and decisions that led to the tragedy.

Bush Mad Libs

I’m in a terribly sour mood right now and I suspect many other are as well. In the comments, Tex suggested we pick up on the Daily Show’s ribbing of Bush’s talking points. Bush’s mission statement: “We’ve got to solve…

A Must-Read

This story made me cry: In the chaos that was Causeway Boulevard, this group of refugees stood out: a 6-year-old boy walking down the road, holding a 5-month-old, surrounded by five toddlers who followed him around as if he were…

Good News in California

A marriage equality bill passed through the California legislature today, making one more historical step in the direction of equality for all citizens. Unfortunately it looks like Ah-nold might veto it, but it’s a good thing nonetheless — remember the…

More from the Times

Today, it’s Tom Friedman who sticks it to the President: These are people so much better at inflicting pain than feeling it, so much better at taking things apart than putting them together, so much better at defending “intelligent design”…