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Reasons to be Thankful for, and not Just Sick of Rush

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Actually it's not reasons, plural, it's a reason, singular, with trailing caveats. In essence: He's telling it like it is. What he's telling us has less to do with the reality of the world in which we all reside than it does the current bitter mental state of the Repubdican Party and its concomitant desperation.

He's no Karl Rove, flaying language, tying it in knots to say the opposite of what he means, he means what he says, and he's proud of it. When he says that he wants the President to fail, that's what he means; and every time someone tries to place his words in some softer context, he breaks the bars of confinement to let us know that not only did he mean it, but every honest Repubdican means it too. The logical extension of that desire, that he also wants the country to fail, seems lost on him. For everyone outside the Repubdican Party it's apparent that Bush screwed us…

"Double Chocolate Cake" (updated)

one realizes that this administration has done absolutely nothing well and most of their decisions, if not outright criminal are completely immoral. They lie to us, and despite their attempts at secrecy every lie is eventually uncovered. Of course it helps that their lies are ridiculously blatant. For instance, "no one could have anticipated the breach of the levees."
The Bush/Cheney farewell history revision tour has been going on for the last few weeks. Although, minute for minute each interview has been proportionately as jaw-droppingly amazing as the last eight years, I have resisted even acknowledging it, forget writing about it. But that was like the moth pretending it wouldn't return to flame for one last embrace. Rather than go point by point through every lie, every admission of criminal action, and since some of my favorite people are doing it, I'll rely on the words of others. To do it myself just might leave me broken.

I'll start by offering a quot…