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When purple things are pulsating on your mind, I'm the one whose clock you want to clean. Aiding is Sparky, the Astral Plane Zen Pup Dog from his mountain stronghold on the Northernmost Island of the Happy Ninja Island chain, this blog will also act as a journal to my wacky antics at an entertainment company and the progress of my self published comic book, The Deposit Man which only appears when I damn well feel like it. Real Soon Now.

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Sparky:Worse Bush Follies to follow — such as this and that ...

Bush Junta II puppet Boy King "W" AKA ''President Bush'' endorses intelligent design, stating that it should be taught in school. He is quoted as saying: "I think that part of education is to expose people to different schools of thought. You're asking me whether or not people ought to be exposed to different ideas, the answer is yes." The scientific community does not recognise ID as a scientific theory and considers it to be creationist pseudoscience. (Boston Globe)

The good Nancy wrote Sparky to rag on the Bolton appointment:

Dear Sparky:

Yesterday we saw the spectacle that is Republican abuse of power in all its glory. The White House brushed aside the Senate once again, along with its duty to advise and consent, using a recess appointment to make John Bolton our U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

It is only fitting that John Bolton, a man who arguably personifies the arrogance and abuse of power that has become so typical of Republican rule, be appointed in such a stubborn and shameless manner. President Bush did so--not because there was a compelling case that Mr. Bolton was the best person for the job--but merely because as President, he had the power to do it.

For five months, Democrats and Republicans alike have refused to confirm Bolton because of serious doubts about his character and ability to handle such a vital diplomatic role.

Republican Senator George Voinovich called Bolton "the poster child of what someone in the diplomatic corps should not be." And David Broder of the Washington Post, who knows as much about the Senate as anybody, said on Sunday, "The truth is I think that if you had a secret vote in the United States Senate there would be a very small number of votes at this point for Mr. Bolton, Republican or Democratic."

This is the very reason why we need a Democratic Congress. With a Democratic Majority, the balance of power will be restored and the Republican Party's abuse of power will come to a grinding halt. You can help make that happen by supporting the DCCC today.

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The grounds for holding up Bolton's nomination have been many. In addition to his history of brash and abrasive treatment of those working for him and his history of offensively dismissive statements towards the United Nations, the primary impasse has been the withholding of critical documents by the White House.

The White House may claim that this was "obstructionism" by Democrats, but it was their tenacious refusal to hand over those documents that obstructed the Senate's role. As Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said, it has given the distinct impression that "there must be something he's trying to hide."

And just last week we found out that he was hiding something. In 2003, the State Department performed an investigation into the matter of the forged documents regarding Iraq and uranium from Niger. John Bolton was interviewed. And yet when Bolton submitted his questionnaire in preparation for his Senate hearings, he declared that he had not been interviewed or given testimony in any investigation in five years.

And this was only revealed because Democrats and a handful of Republicans had stalled his nomination.

It is this lack of candor and harsh behavior that raises a multitude of questions.

But the American people may never know the answers to those questions - not so long as Republicans control the majority in both chambers of Congress.

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And so John Bolton, a man who once said of the UN headquarters in New York that "If it lost ten stories, it wouldn't make a bit of difference," will now be America's face to the world in that very same building. The world will know his involvement in the deceptive intelligence on Iraq, and they will know that he does not have the confidence of the United States Senate or the American people.

Ironically, he will represent this White House perfectly, but not the values of the American people or the best traditions of our democracy. And that's a shame.


Nancy Pelosi
House Democratic Leader
Now that we're done with the pimping ...
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  • At 1:20 AM , Blogger GorgeouslyGeorgina said...

    i was pleasantly surprised when i read your blogs..very appealing! up pls?!

  • At 8:06 AM , Blogger Coat said...

    Gorgeous Georgina-

    The PP Guru is about to have a real life strange stirrings below the belt right about now.

    Your profile picture is making the seams of his tunic pop on edge.

    Snap. Crackle. Pop. In that exact order.

    And it's not even Friday.

    You almost remind the PP Guru of a very young Hyapatia Lee as if she reincarnated.

    Thanks for stopping by. Make it a habit. Please. Pretty please.


    PP Guru ( as astro channeled by) Coat

  • At 7:44 PM , Blogger Coat said...

    added your blog to our list of links.


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