In a blistering critique, Kerry said former FEMA Director Michael Brown was to Hurricane Katrina “what Paul Bremer is to peace in Iraq; what George Tenet is to slam dunk intelligence … what George Bush is to ‘Mission Accomplished’ and ‘Wanted Dead or Alive.’ … The bottom line is simple: The ‘we’ll do whatever it takes’ administration doesn’t have what it takes to get the job done.” Continue reading
Katrina stripped away any image of competence and exposed to all the true heart and nature of this administration. The truth is that for four and a half years, real life choices have been replaced by ideological agenda, substance replaced by spin, governance second place always to politics. Continue reading
Evidently not all NASCAR enthusiasts are Republicans. The Sylvania 300 in Loudon, NH drew large crowds on Sunday including Senator John Kerry… Spark plugs: The crowd, estimated at 101,000, gave the track 22 sellouts in as many Cup races. … Among the celebrities on hand Sunday were New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch and U.S. Sen. John Kerry. …
Last week we posted a couple of articles about John Kerry stumping for Jon Corzine in NJ, they can be found here and here. I also posted a thread from a post on DU, that was written by someone who has at one of the events, that thread can be found here, along with comments from Dave from Princeton and Marjorie G who attended a different event. Dave from Princeton sent us a few photos from the event he and Marjorie G attended. Here are a couple of his photos from the event. There is a page of photos from the event here.
Newsweek tells us that Iraq inspires the Taliban: Unholy Allies The Taliban haven’t quit, and some are getting help and inspiration from Iraq. Perhaps someone can read this to Bush…
Senator John Kerry will deliver a major address at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, on Monday, September 19. Senator Kerry is speaking at Brown as part of the Licht lecture series. Who: Senator John Kerry When: Monday, September 19 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Where: Brown University Salomon Room 101 Providence, R.I. The event is free and open to the public. More information is available through the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions newsletter, here. Look for more on the upcoming speech here tomorrow.
From Terri Gross: ” In his new book The Republican War on Science, journalist Chris Mooney contends that the Bush administration has distorted research and misinformed the public on issues ranging from stem cell research to global warming” Continue reading
It’s no secret that I’m a strong John Kerry supporter, as are many of the posters here at The Democratic Daily. While Frank’s Rich’s column in today’s New York Times might seem to be only a blast at Bush, I didn’t read it that way. I read Rich’s column and felt a measure of hope I hadn’t felt in years… that finally, the Bush MisAdministration had been stripped bare to the bone. All the attempts by so many of us, worldwide, over the years to “huff and puff and blow GWB’s house down” were not in vain, although in the end, it was Bush himself who blew it down, helped along by nature; the winds of Katrina. I implore you… … Continue reading