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Entries by Cenk Uygur from 01/2007

25% of the Country is Certifiably Insane

| Posted 01.01.2007 | Politics
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The Associated Press and AOL recently did a year end poll where they asked people to make predictions on 2007. There were some interesting findings, l...

A Quiet American Hero

| Posted 01.04.2007 | Politics
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We just got news that Maria Leavey passed away this weekend. She was not some rich benefactor; she was a hard worker who did all the little things that were absolutely essential.

What RJ Eskow Doesn't Get: Religion is Wrong

| Posted 01.07.2007 | Politics
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I know I'm the bad guy for pointing out the 100% clearly obvious: the God they talk about in the Bible and the Koran 100% does not exist!

Harriet Miers: Too Weak to Fight the Democrats, But Strong Enough for the Supreme Court

| Posted 01.07.2007 | Politics
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Harriet Miers was moved out of the White House Counsel position this week. The Bush administration was worried that she would not be strong enough to ...

Are We Still Going to Support Israel If They Use Nuclear Weapons?

| Posted 01.07.2007 | Politics
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Are there no bounds to hypocrisy? The Times is reporting that Israel is seriously considering using nuclear weapons against Iran so that Iran does not...

The White House Threatens to Ignore Congress

| Posted 01.09.2007 | Politics
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The White House seems to be implying that Bush will send in however many troops he wants to Iraq no matter what laws Congress passes. That he will simply declare that "Congress voted the wrong way."

Bush is Down to Laura and Barney

| Posted 01.10.2007 | Politics
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According to Bob Woodward, George Bush once told Republican leaders, "I will not withdraw even if Laura and Barney are the only ones supporting me." Well, it now looks like that's what we've got.

Does Bush Want to Escalate Beyond Iraq?

| Posted 01.11.2007 | Huffington Post

"Succeeding in Iraq also requires defending its territorial integrity and stabilizing the region in the face of extremist challenges. This begins with...

We Were Right About Joe Lieberman

| Posted 01.14.2007 | Politics
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We could have had a real Democrat in that seat. Or at least someone who isn't madly in love with George Bush. I wish Joe knew how to quit him.

A Different Plan for Iraq

| Posted 01.17.2007 | Politics
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One of the administration's favorite talking points now is that the Democrats don't have a plan for Iraq. They're basically saying: Our plan sucks, bu...

America Strikes Back

| Posted 01.19.2007 | Politics
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America is a noble and grand idea. And it is that idea the Dick Cheneys of the world work hard to tear down every day. It is that idea that they do not trust, do not believe in and that they commit ideological treason against.

President Bush: Watching TV is Not Sacrifice

| Posted 01.20.2007 | Politics
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1. People sacrifice by watching TV. 2. Our economy is in great shape. Why do those two sentences follow each other?

Democrats Must Really Love America

| Posted 01.23.2007 | Politics
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The reason we still fight when it is against our political interests to do so is because we have something Republican legislators are apparently born without - a conscience.

Hey, Gang of 500 - Fox News is Not a Real News Outlet

| Posted 01.24.2007 | Entertainment
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It is not a source of journalism and it is not remotely credible, so stop treating it that way.

How Al Gore Should Run

| Posted 01.25.2007 | Politics
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Imagine for a second, a candidate who didn't care what happened politically because he cares so much about what's right for the country.

The Most Insidious of Traitors

| Posted 01.30.2007 | Politics
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It has to be pointed out that everyone involved admits that they did leak the identity of a covert CIA officer.

Who is Chuck Hagel?

| Posted 01.30.2007 | Politics
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If I was voting for the Chuck Hagel I hear, I would vote for him for president. If I was voting for the Chuck Hagel I see on the record, he'd be the very last person in Congress I would ever vote for.