Monday, September 10, 2007

This really is the definition of insanity

I hope to heavens that I am wrong but I fear the congress will give bush another fifty billion dollars for his war and things will go on as they have for the past years in Iraq. We’ll hear about six more months needed to “win” the war. Will it be called the continuation of the surge or will the surge be replaced by some other inane title? I don’t know but I expect the results will be the same.

We just keep doling out the money, leaving the same people in charge and fighting the same war. Should we expect a different result?

And an FYI. You can watch General Petraeus’ report today on C-span3. If you don’t get that channel on your TV, you can watch it on C-span’s website. Just Google C-span and click on view C-span3. This will be on at 12:30pm (eastern time)


Blogger The Future Was Yesterday said...

We just keep doling out the money, leaving the same people in charge and fighting the same war. Should we expect a different result?
Your analysis is entirely correct....and if we do expect different resutlts....then we're even dumber than the folks running this horror show...(:

And that lapdog General's report will be more of the SOS. "It's working." "We need more time."

September 10, 2007 2:16 AM  
Blogger sumo said...

The next one will be called a boost. I've been reading that Dubbie wants this to go beyond his last term so it can be dumped into the lap of the succeeding president and the blame laid at their door. The Congress better get their ducks in a row over this and beat him at it real quick. He and He alone needs to stay the author of that debacle.

September 10, 2007 2:17 AM  
Blogger Coffee Messiah said...

Joe Biden Leiberman already said he'd give gw whatever $$$ he wanted, so yes indeedy, the dems have no reason to complain about the repubs, or their being booted out of office soon either! ; (

Very depressing no one will stand up when we as a nation are falling into little pieces! ; (

September 10, 2007 3:32 AM  
Blogger Granny said...

Insanity consists of repeating the same mistakes and expecting the results to be different.

How come I know that and the idiots running the show don't?

September 10, 2007 3:51 AM  
Blogger WeezieLou said...

petraeus will only have propaganda to spout. anyone expecting more, you're only reading the MSN.
anyone expecting less is in touch with reality.

what i want to see/hear if the issue of Iran ever comes up.

September 10, 2007 5:13 AM  
Blogger SB Gypsy said...

I'm convinced that W wants more than anything to push the nuke button, both to ensure we'll be stuck in the quagmire for many years to come, and just so's he can say he did, and his dad didn't get to.

I'm predicting the attack on Iran will come within the next two weeks. Hope to hell I'm wrong.

September 10, 2007 6:09 AM  
Blogger fallenmonk said...

I sure hope you are wrong PoP but I fear you aren't. I just can't fathom why the Dems can't stand up to an unpopular president against an unpopular war. It sure seems like a simple task.

September 10, 2007 6:18 AM  
Blogger niCk (Mem Beth) said...

Insanity - Our leaders define that word. Failure is success, as long as the money keeps flowing.

The "madness" continues............

September 10, 2007 6:33 AM  
Blogger Dr. Monkey Von Monkerstein said...

Hey now, they've been wrong for 6 years why whould we want them to start doing the right thing now?

September 10, 2007 6:36 AM  
Blogger BBC said...

There are a lot of sensible people in this country, but they seem to have no power over what is happening.

Our whole form of government has to be changed to correct that.

September 10, 2007 8:14 AM  
Blogger robin andrea said...

These people are certainly driving me insane. It amazes me that we haven't stormed the capitol with pitchforks yet.

September 10, 2007 8:18 AM  
Anonymous Jim DeRosa said...

...or we can just wait for our 34/7 cable news organization to help us understand.

September 10, 2007 8:55 AM  
Blogger FranIAm said...

It feels a bit like a dismal day. I am not happy, no not one bit.

It will be interesting to watch. And it is all spoken... like a Diebold electronic voting machine, the Petraeus report apparently leaves no paper trail!

And who said this admin doesn't care about global warming and Kyoto protocols?

Bwahahahahaha. Not even remotely funny is it?

September 10, 2007 9:06 AM  
Blogger Distributorcap said...

the billionS to throw down the iraqi sewer is a done deal

patraeus is on doing his best Madison Ave sales job

congress i am sure is listening attentively


back to work

September 10, 2007 10:52 AM  
Anonymous fairlane said...

At least we have Mc Donald's and the "Bedazzler."

"Wow, shiny things and a cheeseburger?"

September 10, 2007 1:10 PM  
Blogger Octavian said...

I agree. They are trying to act like the past 4 years hasn't even happened! It's like 6 months ago we found ourselves in Iraq with a surge of troops. Who knows what it will take to convince them that we are all tired of waiting on something we didn't support to begin with. It is a betrayal.

September 10, 2007 1:10 PM  
Anonymous pekka said...

I had to stop following American politics for awhile for such was my frustration and incomprehension of it. My hiatus, I thought, would give me a mental capacity enough to cope for another week or two. It's the day three, and I am starting to sputter already and feel sick and tired.

It's given that the merry lads in the big and white house in Washington DC are going to do their very best to repeat their never ending chain of mind boggling and stupid decisions but the fact that they allowed to do so with impunity is not.

We all know what sort of droppings are falling down from the Leader Rat's butt but does the Congress has to have their collective mouth open and pretend that they are chewing just Smarties?

September 10, 2007 1:28 PM  
Blogger isabelita said...

My main conviction is that they're ALL profiting so handsomely from the Iraq mess, that they don't want to pull out. I suppose you could mix in a big dose of wussiness on the part of many Democrats, but way too many of them are also Dems in name only.
War is great for business. And they're all pretty much in bed with business.

September 10, 2007 2:16 PM  
Blogger Sherry said...

i watched the documentary on hbo last night on "alive day" the interviews with wounded vets.

it was free of political leanings and yet, how could one not come away thinking that this administration is wrong and deadly.

liars? well i already knew that.

September 10, 2007 2:34 PM  
Blogger Larry said...

Bush is so arrogant and the Democrats are so spineless, they will just "surge on" knowing nobody will stop them.

September 10, 2007 4:26 PM  
Blogger Daniel said...

Perhaps the surge will be followed by the purge! The purge will involve getting rid of all the freeloaders in the Iraqi Parliament. They could be replaced by some good American politicians, really get the show on the road.


September 10, 2007 6:28 PM  
Blogger Naj said...

and if they don't ... this must be a joke, right?!

September 10, 2007 7:21 PM  
Anonymous JollyRoger said...

"Stepnfetchit" Reid and "Persuadable" Pelosi have no intention of doing anything differently. The moronic monkey will prevail, just like he always does.

I hope, hope, hope that people are paying attention to how their reps are voting. Especially those living in the Districts of the House "leadership."

September 10, 2007 8:52 PM  

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