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Surviving At The Pleasure Of The President

Tuesday, 27 March 2007, 10:41 am | Sheila Samples

My friend Bernie says ever since the Bush gang stormed the White House in 2000, then stormed the World Trade Center in 2001, we've done nothing but run in circles like a bunch of terrified chickens with our heads chopped off. "We have no sense of direction," ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Lost In The Lust Of Werewolves

Wednesday, 7 March 2007, 4:39 pm | Sheila Samples

Sometimes I wonder if Americans are unaware of the malicious devastation the Bush administrtion is wreaking upon this good earth and its inhabitants, or if they just don't give a damn. More >>

Sheila Samples: No Way In -- No Way Out

Thursday, 25 January 2007, 11:10 am | Sheila Samples

I have no desire to get embroiled in the current tangled debate on immigration, either legal or illegal. However, I have watched with interest the intense campaign for President Bush first to intervene in the trial of two border patrol agents accused ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Will Stinky Cut The Big One?

Thursday, 28 December 2006, 6:01 pm | Sheila Samples

It's almost painful to watch the disintegration of George W. Bush and what's left of his murderous administration. Those who haven't fled are racing blindly through the halls of power, lurching into one another in a desperate attempt to distance ... More >>

Sheila Samples: No Peace, No Place For Palestine

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 12:21 am | Sheila Samples

Finally. Someone has noticed what is going on in the Middle East. The UK Telegraph reports that Britain is "furious" with Israel because of the damage it is causing in Gaza. Is it because of the wholesale slaughter of innocent Palestinians -- the ... More >>

Sheila Samples: GIVE US THE WORD

Wednesday, 8 November 2006, 1:38 pm | Sheila Samples

When I awoke on December 13, 2000, my first thought was -- this is the first day of the worst years of my life. I lay there, attempting in vain to come up with just one redeeming quality possessed by the foolish little brute illegally foisted upon ... More >>

Sheila Samples: He's B-A-A-A-A-C-K...

Tuesday, 24 October 2006, 3:01 pm | Sheila Samples

Much to the dismay of the Bush Crime Family and the Flying Monkey Right, their most fervent nemesis, talk-show host Mike Malloy, will return to progressive airwaves on Monday, Oct. 30 -- a whole week-and-one-day before the mid-term elections. When ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Fool's Goal

Friday, 29 September 2006, 10:24 am | Sheila Samples

My friend Bernie says a lot of folks have George Bush figured all wrong. "Sure he lies," Bernie said, "every time he opens his mouth. But -- think about it. Even when Bush is lying he ends up telling us what he's gonna do. He can't help ... More >>

Sheila Samples: No Mercy

Wednesday, 13 September 2006, 10:49 am | Sheila Samples

A year after triumphantly declaring that work in the Gulf Coast region would be "one of the largest reconstruction efforts the world has ever seen," after promising that "Americans will look back at the response to Hurricane Katrina and say that our country ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Mad Dog On A Leash

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 4:25 pm | Sheila Samples

I have been stunned by many things on the US political scene since I was jerked violently awake on Nov. 22, 1963. However, one thing that simply flew under the cuckoo's nest of my awareness was the total influence on our Congress; the control of our media, ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Shadows On The Wall

Tuesday, 4 July 2006, 10:22 pm | Sheila Samples

And so we sit, shackled by self-imposed chains of fear, captivated by shadowy forms that move discordantly across the walls of our perception. Once again we are eager to accept appearance for reality. The Supreme Court ruling last week rejecting George ... More >>

Musings from Tom Joad Country

Wednesday, 28 June 2006, 11:42 am | Sheila Samples

I've been reading about this "grass roots" phenomenon that's sweeping the country. It must not have "swept" down this far, because I scoured the prairies and plains of Oklahoma, and the only thing I came up with was a clump or two of Johnson grass, ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Support The Troops

Tuesday, 13 June 2006, 2:40 pm | Sheila Samples

Once a year, George Bush shows up at Arlington National Cemetery and tells a tightly controlled, thoroughly vetted audience that he 'preciates the sacrifice of those who volunteered to die "in freedom's cause." There, surrounded by silent tombstones ... More >>

Sheila Samples: Nature Of The Beast

Tuesday, 23 May 2006, 1:06 pm | Sheila Samples

America has lost its way. We are a confused nation, beset on all sides by fear and paranoia. After the orchestrated 9-11 attack on New York City and Washington D.C., and its follow-up anthrax attack on Democratic legislators, Americans of all stripes ... More >>

Sheila Samples: We Are The Deciders

Monday, 24 April 2006, 2:03 pm | Sheila Samples

If it weren't so dangerously sad, the media gyrations to deflect attention from the sordid mess defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld has made in Iraq would be amusing. But efforts to hide the truth are futile because Rumsfeld is literally surrounded ... More >>

Sheila Samples: With Friends Like These...

Thursday, 16 March 2006, 5:04 pm | Sheila Samples

Senator John Warner (R-Va.) has the unexpected problem of a foreign state-owned company taking over operations at U.S. ports all figured out. The dour, self-righteous chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee announced from the Senate floor on March 9 ... More >>

Sheila Samples: The World That Dick Built

Tuesday, 28 February 2006, 1:25 pm | Sheila Samples

This is the guy who pulled the trigger of the gun that fired the round that hit his friend that ruined the hunt and shed some light on the world that Dick built... More >>

Sheila Samples: Tale Of A Connecticut Donkey

Thursday, 9 February 2006, 12:20 am | Sheila Samples

Jim Bob came out of the feed store, threw his purchases into the back of the wagon and climbed up beside his wife. He picked up the reins, shook them and called out to the donkey -- "Giddy-up Joe! Come on, Joe, let's go!" More >>

Who Will Tell the People?

Tuesday, 31 January 2006, 2:41 pm | Sheila Samples

In his essay on "Character" Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, "A chief event in life is the day in which we have encountered a mind that startled us." I've had such days, many of them through encounters with Emerson himself, but never have I been startled ... More >>

Sheila Samples: You Can't Go Home Again...

Monday, 9 January 2006, 2:55 pm | Sheila Samples

January 5th was the bloodiest day in Iraq since Bush's illegal invasion. As many as 140 were killed, including 11 US servicemen, and many more injured. Bush responded by suddenly summoning all living secretaries of state and defense to the White House ... More >>





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