Archive for September, 2003

Good Background on CIA leak

September 30, 2003

Amy Goodman and Jeremy Scahill: Does a Felon Rove the White House? Allegations are swirling that Karl Rove, senior political adviser to President George W. Bush, may have committed a felony by blowing the cover of a CIA operative. CIA Director George Tenet has called on the Justice Department to investigate but the White House [...]

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Today on MorningWood

September 30, 2003

WMNF 88.5 FM, Tampa streaming at 4am to 6am Governor Bush vs President Bush clip from The Daily Show Planned playlist, hour 1 Planned playlist, hour 2 Live playlist How Marathon Works: WMNF is a non-commercial, listener sponsored community radio station. Volunteers, including myself, handle programming and many other tasks. 3 times each year, [...]

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Monday morning update

September 29, 2003

Pressed for time this morning. Here are some quick headlines. This could turn out to be the scandal that finally brings down the house of Bush: administration officials leaking the identity of a CIA agent, breaking the law that Poppy Bush pushed to be eneacted!Bush Administration Is Focus of Inquiry At CIA Director George J. [...]

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Sparks on Chicks and dicks; Chicks respond

September 25, 2003
Sparks on Chicks and dicks; Chicks respond

Dixie Chicks’ controversial bi-musicality: Natalie wears Jimi Jack Sparks takes a report that The Dixie Chicks might be changing teams and runs with it: From LAUNCH Radio Networks: The Dixie Chicks want out of the country music scene, according to comments group member Martie Maguire made to German magazine, Spiegel. She said, “We don’t feel [...]

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Cronkite on Ashcroft and civil liberties

September 25, 2003

Too bad Walter no longer comes to us nightly… In his 2 1/2 years in office, Attorney General John Ashcroft has earned himself a remarkable distinction as the Torquemada of American law. Tomas de Torquemada was the 15th century Dominican friar who became the grand inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition. He was largely responsible for [...]

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Republicans dis voter mandates

September 25, 2003

Heres the deal: in Florida, voters can amend the constitution and mandate that the State enact their wishes. Republicans hate this, as it forces them to actually listen to the voters needs and wants and cuts into the Legislatures ability to control discretionary spending. Jeb Bush has been leading the fight against two high profile [...]

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Welfare for rich white folks

September 23, 2003

The Feds are giving huge tax breaks to folks who can afford huge wasteful SUVs. This is the resulting attitude: The national current events picture seems much less doom-and-gloomish when viewed from the elevated cockpit of a sunset orange Hummer. “I just feel happy when I’m in here,” said Barbara Zaccaria as she pulled gingerly [...]

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Today on MorningWood

September 23, 2003

WMNF 88.5 FM, Tampa streaming at 4am to 6am Playlist 1st hour Playlist 2nd hour Live playlist

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NY Times confirms that JetBlue Sucks

September 20, 2003

As noted in BlogWood several days ago, JetBlue Sucks. JetBlue Airways acknowledged publicly today that it had provided a Pentagon contractor with information on more than one million of its passengers as part of a program to track down terrorists and other “high risk” passengers. That data, which was turned over in violation of the [...]

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Hell on Earth trying for death on stage

September 18, 2003

I saw this piece in the SP Times or Tampa Tribune a few days ago and did my best to ignore it, but now it’s been picked up by Drudge, VIllage Voice, and Rolling Stone, so here goes: News: Florida Band to Stage Suicide Florida industrial rockers Hell on Earth are planning to host [...]

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