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To The Poorhouse: President Obama's Toxic Plans

Monday, 13 April 2009, 11:28 am | Doug Giebel

Amid our worldwide financial meltdown, deep thinkers in the Obama administration now encourage small investors to invest in toxic assets without sufficiently warning them of the substantial risks involved. More >>

Doug Giebel: Letter From Montana USA

Saturday, 11 August 2007, 1:54 pm | Doug Giebel

Having spun out many words over the disaster in Iraq, about President Bush and the disaster wrought by Bushvolk in Washington, D.C., I now conclude that there is little more to be said regarding either disaster that hasn't already been said. Even the ... More >>

Doug Giebel: Old Men With Nothing To Lose

Monday, 9 July 2007, 8:59 pm | Doug Giebel

Peek behind the smoke and mirrors of the Bush Administration and you will see the smoke and mirrors of a Democratic Congress. Strategically, the Bush plan is to spin out self-inflicted and tragic disasters, leaving for others to clean up the barn. ... More >>

Doug Giebel: Rampant Cynicism

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 12:26 am | Doug Giebel

As the people's elected representatives in the House and Senate engage in their favorite pastime of apparently endless talk and counter-talk, the ravenous monster created by reckless politicians and their hustlers continues to tear apart bodies, minds ... More >>

Doug Giebel: The Perversion Of Democracy

Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 10:49 am | Doug Giebel

During his September 7th speech reporting progress made in the "Global War on Terror," President Bush cited "9/11" thirty-eight separate times in the thirty-six minute address. While repeatedly assuring his audience that "America is safer," invoking ... More >>

Doug Giebel: Yes, Virginia. No News Is Good News

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 8:21 am | Doug Giebel

Dear Virginia, You asked why Mum and Daddy will not let you watch the evening news on television, and though you may be too young now to understand all of what we have to say-- someday when you are a grown-up person you will appreciate what we have ... More >>

Doug Giebel: When Everything Real Is Fake

Monday, 22 May 2006, 1:42 pm | Doug Giebel

Since at least the ancient time of Aristophanes, politicians have been described with terms of ridicule and contempt. Contemporary Americans, it would seem, regard politicians mostly as a crowd of ambitious, greedy, two-faced professional manipulators ... More >>

Doug Giebel: The George Bush Mulligan

Tuesday, 21 February 2006, 12:34 am | Doug Giebel

During his presidency, Bill Clinton was frequently mocked for taking a "mulligan" when he played golf. Allowing the President of the United States to re-do a wayward drive should be understandable, although Clinton told Golf Digest that he didn't ... More >>

Doug Giebel: The Book Of Bush Bashlaw

Monday, 16 January 2006, 11:51 am | Doug Giebel

"Lieutenant General Bob Shea of the Joint Chiefs is with us today. As is my friend, Lieutenant General Danny James, who was the Texas Adjutant General when I had the honor of being the Commander-in-Chief of the Texas Guard. [Laughter.] Good ... More >>

Impeaching President Bush: A Game Of Ambiguity

Wednesday, 28 December 2005, 1:38 pm | Doug Giebel

Rules matter. Only Congress has authority to impeach a sitting president in the political sense; but the private citizen has the ability to impeach a president by calling into question the president’s words and deeds. What follows is one American’s “impeachment” ... More >>

Doug Giebel: Let Us NOT Praise Famous Men

Monday, 12 September 2005, 11:59 am | Doug Giebel

Despite Mother Nature's best efforts to wipe them out, the poor are always with us. Governments despise the poor and less fortunate because they are poor and less fortunate, all the while depending on the despised Have-Nots to handle the"dirty work" scorned ... More >>

Doug Giebel: The President's Lump Of Coal

Monday, 5 September 2005, 12:24 am | Doug Giebel

At least since 9/11 the major American media corporations have given President George W. Bush more than merely the benefit of the doubt. If the positive-spin stories were Christmas presents for President Bush, nearly every day would be Christmas morning, ... More >>

Doug Giebel: Ignore Cindy Sheehan

Tuesday, 23 August 2005, 11:53 am | Doug Giebel

So, pardners, the Siege at Crawford seems to have settled in for the long haul, unless gun-totin' Texans show their Gene Autry spirit and ride to rescue the presidential vacation, restoring peace and civility for that once-lonesome neighborhood. More >>

Doug Giebel: Death And Cynicism

Monday, 11 July 2005, 8:41 am | Doug Giebel

Plucky Londoners interviewed on the BBC following the July 7 terrorist subway and bus bombings noted that the crisis had brought out the best in people. Strangers rushed to help the injured while some individuals risked their lives making rescue ... More >>

Doug Giebel: A Nation Willingly Deceived

Wednesday, 18 May 2005, 11:54 am | Doug Giebel

That incriminating "smoking gun" memo proving the Bush and Blair Administrations pre-determined an invasion and occupation of Iraq long before the invasion occurred has apparently come and gone, barely noted in the American press, AWOL from editorial ... More >>

Saving Jane Fonda: America Held Hostile

Monday, 2 May 2005, 11:04 am | Doug Giebel

One recent dreary midnight, coming down with a cold and unable to sleep, I lay in bed listening to a call-in talk show from KOA, Denver's clear channel AM radio station. The topic for an hour's discussion, chosen by program host Jon Caldara , was whether ... More >>

Doug Giebel: All The Dogs Came Running

Tuesday, 29 March 2005, 11:29 am | Doug Giebel

Thoughtful Americans are beginning to come around to the belief that American politics and political discourse are nothing more than overbearing burdens of sound and fury signifying only that, in the word's of Samuel Beckett's creation, "there's nothing ... More >>

Doug Giebel: Blood Will Have Blood

Friday, 14 January 2005, 12:44 am | Doug Giebel

The black shroud of tedium is draped over the Bush Administration as it timidly considers whether to leave (and how to leave) Iraq. More >>

Doug Giebel: Holier Than Thou - Who Owns God?

Wednesday, 22 December 2004, 11:36 am | Doug Giebel

During Christmas season 2004, some self-professed Christians, to celebrate the birth of the ''Prince of Peace,'' have chosen to wage a vicious, unforgiving and hate-filled war against those who do not subscribe to their politicized dogma. More >>

Doug Giebel: The Religion Of George W. Bush

Tuesday, 26 October 2004, 6:33 pm | Doug Giebel

It is extremely difficult to challenge someone regarding the sincerity of his or her religious beliefs. How does one presume to ''know the contents of another's heart'', let alone one's own? More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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