Category Archives: George W Bush

Colin Powell And COVID — Also War Crimes

October 18, 2021

Colin Powell died earlier today — as I’m sure you now know  — he was 84 and lived a high-flying military life. Despite all the achievements, he will be remembered most/best for lying at the…

Nine/Eleven — 20 Years Of Crippling History

September 11, 2021

Cool and way-comfortable this mid-day Saturday in California’s Central Valley after a week of triple-digit temperatures and real-heavy air — a day of national remembrance of horrific airliner attacks on the World Trade Center and…

Nine/Eleven: The Day Before — ‘Unless There’s A War’

September 10, 2021

(Illustration: Untitled (1981), by Jean-Michel Basquiat, and found here). Today 20 years ago was a Monday. Although I’ve tried to remember how that particular day felt, other than another beautiful day in San Luis Obispo,…

Afghan Agony: Way-Big Winner — The Military-Industrial Complex

August 22, 2021

Life continues, and war will keep rolling along, too, even if brakes are applied: Biden’s been pretty-straight about the Afghan shit so far, and this morning he apparently kept it going — via NPR: In…

Collateral Day On Mars — Afghan Edition

August 20, 2021

Another brown-tinted environment this mid-day Friday here in California’s Central Valley, painted with way-faded yellow sunshine, mingled in with a thin-overcast layer of a hazel-colored sky. Air-breathing outside literally sucks: Our region still looks like…

Afghan Agony: Media Madness

August 16, 2021

(Illustration: ‘The Three Amigos‘ — Dick Cheney, GW Bush, Donald Rumsfeld — found here). Afghanistan continues to flame the news cycle into the afternoon — and the shit in the airwaves is poor. History and…

Afghan Agony: Final Scream

August 15, 2021

Quick pace of the end game was astonishing — banner headlines at news outlets this Sunday afternoon: ‘Afghan Government Falls‘ (CNN); ‘Afghanistan Falls To Taliban‘ (The Washington Post); ‘Taliban Seize Afghanistan; US Scrambles To Evacuate…

Afghan Agony: The Art Of Tragedy

August 8, 2021

(Illustration by Afghan artist/activist Jahan Ara Rafi, and found here). Looking beyond the domestic shitstorms this Sunday afternoon of COVID Deltas surges and corresponding displays of cruel ignorance by Republicans, the horrible debacle of Afghanistan…

Afghan Agony: Abdication Anarchy

August 3, 2021

(Illustration: Map design: Joshua Project, and was found here). Despite the long-history, the US withdrawal from Afghanistan is back-burner news, and most-likely won’t become front-and-center until the Taliban gain control of the country and slaughter…

The Rehabilitation Of GW Bush: Another Offering Of A ‘Big Lie’

April 24, 2021

Just weeks following his election in 2008, President Obama did a couple of things that both pissed me off and let me down — one was naming Tim Geithner as treasury secretary (and later Larry…