Bolton on his way out?


According to the BBC, John Bolton, our illustrious UN ambassador, may well be on his way out. Democrats need only delay his confirmation until January, and then straight up reject him. Which begs the question – should Democrats do what they can do delay the next SecDef approval until they are sworn in as a majority?

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Shane Mason

Yeah, I am not so sure about this. I think that if they are going to confirm him, then let the lame duck session do it.

Matt Singer

Lincoln Chafee already said no. It’s pretty unfortunate that Chafee had to go for us to take the majority, but even Chafee says it is good for the President to get handed this lesson.

Sigh, he’s a good man. That caucus didn’t deserve him. Too bad he didn’t simply cross over.


Now that our side has a majority in both houses they should actually USE the subpoena power and launch a REAL independent investigation into 9/11. One thing that struck me as odd in the days after 9/11 was Bush saying “We will not tolerate conspiracy theories [regarding 9/11]”. Sure enough there have been some wacky conspiracy theories surrounding the events of that day. The most far-fetched and patently ridiculous one that I’ve ever heard goes like this: Nineteen hijackers who claimed to be devout Muslims but yet were so un-Muslim as to be getting drunk all the time, doing cocaine… Read more »

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And this brilliant plan took how long to prepare? Bush took office in January of 2001. To pull of 9/11 would have taken more planning than could have possibly been done between him taking office and the events themselves. So, it would either have had to been planned by a) the Republican party before the election, or b) by the CIA under CLINTON. So imagine you are GW Bush, and you are handed this plan to blow up a couple thousand Americans. What is more politcally savvy – a) go along with it or b) expose Clinton for plannnig to… Read more »

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