Steve Soto's The Left Coaster



Bush Administration Archives

January 16, 2009 - Almost Over by paradox
January 10, 2009 - The Last Week by paradox
November 21, 2008 - Adios, George by paradox
November 12, 2008 - Maybe an Answer to a Cheney Mystery by Mary
April 11, 2008 - Revolutionary Radicals by paradox
April 10, 2008 - Write Your Own Caption by Turkana
January 27, 2008 - The Legacy of Little Boots by paradox
December 29, 2007 - Help is On The Way by paradox
October 31, 2007 - Heading For The Door by Steve
September 3, 2007 - Lame duck – no turkee! by Erin Alecto
August 28, 2007 - Bush Wants A Middle Ground? by Steve
August 18, 2007 - Republican Journey to a Dark, Barren Place by paradox
August 9, 2007 - Bush Sounds Drugged by Steve
July 20, 2007 - Scoping W by Steve
July 14, 2007 - Impeachment May Be Unnecessary by paradox
June 30, 2007 - John Dean on Cheney's Genius by Mary
June 19, 2007 - Bag It Nussle by Steve
May 27, 2007 - Congressman tells truth, is completely ignored. by soccerdad
May 27, 2007 - Establishing the Decidership by soccerdad
May 9, 2007 - Would You Want To Work For This Man? by Steve
April 10, 2007 - One Day the Surge Will be Over by paradox
March 28, 2007 - Kerry Defeats Swifties Ambassador Bid by Steve
March 27, 2007 - Snow's Cancer Has Returned by Steve
March 6, 2007 - Vermont Towns Want Bush Impeached by soccerdad
March 3, 2007 - Justice Department and the Religious Right by soccerdad
January 24, 2007 - The Man Without A Country by Steve
January 4, 2007 - Harriet Miers Resigns by Steve
December 20, 2006 - Open Thread - My Way Or The Highway Edition by Steve
December 18, 2006 - Powell Sheds Bush 43 And His Team by Steve
December 8, 2006 - Zogby: Bush Approval Down To 30% by Steve
December 6, 2006 - Gates Wins 95-2 by Steve
November 27, 2006 - Girls Gone Wild - Who Won't Leave by Steve
November 27, 2006 - Condi Loses A Key Aide by Steve
November 27, 2006 - Open Thread - Heave Ho Edition by Steve
November 22, 2006 - Toys In The Attic by Steve
November 9, 2006 - George's Lunch With Nancy by Steve
November 9, 2006 - It's All About Politics by Steve
October 8, 2006 - Bush Regime: More Authoritarian Thinking by soccerdad
October 8, 2006 - Bush Administration: Punishing the "Non-Believers" by soccerdad
October 6, 2006 - Bush The (Dictator) Decider by soccerdad
September 10, 2006 - And you already thought it was ugly!! by soccerdad
September 8, 2006 - The Return Of The Pedestal by pessimist
September 3, 2006 - "The Tiger at Bay: Scary Times Ahead" by soccerdad
September 1, 2006 - Iran: First test of Global Nuclear Strike Capability? by soccerdad
August 30, 2006 - Bush and Cheney-cut and run - I don't think so. by soccerdad
August 30, 2006 - The Bush doctrine of ignorance by soccerdad
August 27, 2006 - Kuttner: Report on the Real Power by Mary
August 25, 2006 - The Atomic Trojan Road Apple by pessimist
July 19, 2006 - Open Question by Duckman GR
July 16, 2006 - The ISO Nation by pessimist
July 11, 2006 - The Four Reasons by pessimist
July 1, 2006 - Survey SAYS! by pessimist
June 29, 2006 - Is The Big Bu$hCo Brother Reading Your Email? by pessimist
June 20, 2006 - Safavian Found Guilty; Zoellick Leaves After Unimpressive Tour At State by Steve
June 3, 2006 - Not Following The Leader by pessimist
May 25, 2006 - Zoellick Whines, Snow Gets Dumped by Steve
May 25, 2006 - Another Rat Deserting by pessimist
May 12, 2006 - Poppy's "Other" Son Outpolls W by Steve
May 8, 2006 - The Band Of Gyppers Is About To Cancel Their Tour by pessimist
May 8, 2006 - 31 Flavors by dj moonbat
April 30, 2006 - What Is The Number Two, Alex? by pessimist
April 23, 2006 - See Ya, Shooter! Say Hi To Scooter! by pessimist
April 19, 2006 - KKKarl IS KKKWitting??? by pessimist
April 18, 2006 - More Changes Coming To White House Staff? by Steve
April 11, 2006 - Firedog Fans A Fat Pitch by larre
April 11, 2006 - Shooter Gets Booed by Steve
April 8, 2006 - The Diebold Brokeback by pessimist
April 6, 2006 - Condi Didn't Get The Memo; Nor Did Sensenbrenner by Steve
April 2, 2006 - Hardtime Finding a FEMA Chief by Mary
March 28, 2006 - Andy Card Out, Mr. "DOA" Budgets In As White House Chief Of Staff by Steve
March 28, 2006 - This Way To The Egress by pessimist
March 24, 2006 - Blowback, Taliban-Style by pessimist
March 23, 2006 - More Useless Talk About Changes At The White House by Steve
March 17, 2006 - It's Hot On The Seat For a Chimp! by pessimist
March 5, 2006 - Exorcising The Demons by pessimist
March 4, 2006 - Bush Tries His Hand At Cricket by Steve
March 3, 2006 - Michael Brown Deserves Some Credit by Steve
February 26, 2006 - Infernal Relations by pessimist
February 15, 2006 - Don't Buy The Fallout Theme From Cheney's Misstep by Steve
February 15, 2006 - Cheney Owns Up To It by Steve
January 31, 2006 - Secrets and Lies - Part III by Marie
January 31, 2006 - Secrets and Lies - Part II by Marie
January 31, 2006 - Secrets and Lies - Part I by Marie
January 30, 2006 - To Heil With The King by pessimist
January 21, 2006 - New York Times Reconsiders Policy Change by larre
January 18, 2006 - Speedin' Back To George by pessimist
January 12, 2006 - "You Can Forget About Civil Rights" by pessimist
January 11, 2006 - A World Of Alito Change by pessimist
January 9, 2006 - Tit For Tat by pessimist
January 5, 2006 - Social Security Snowjob by Duckman GR
December 23, 2005 - A Visit From St. George, Alas by larre
December 20, 2005 - A 2005 Christmas Pageant Play by Marie
December 20, 2005 - King George Holds Court by Marie
December 20, 2005 - Rhyming From History by larre
December 15, 2005 - Two Pieces Of Good News by Steve
December 4, 2005 - Lieberman At Defense? by Steve
December 4, 2005 - Aftermath of Katrina Continues to Expose the Bankruptcy of the Republican-led Government by Mary
December 1, 2005 - Should We Be Very Afraid? by Marie
November 29, 2005 - “A moron, an idiot or a nefarious bastard." by paradox
November 18, 2005 - Our Country Isn't Free - Or Safe by pessimist
November 16, 2005 - It's a fire sale, people by Duckman GR
November 8, 2005 - Catastrophic Conservatism by larre
November 2, 2005 - Bush = Failure by Steve
October 27, 2005 - Requiem for a Lightweight by larre
October 21, 2005 - Bush Needs a New Brain by Mary
October 16, 2005 - Pumping Up The Gas Crisis by pessimist
October 5, 2005 - Desperation Nation by pessimist
October 2, 2005 - The pRedzident Of The Seventh Dimension by pessimist
October 1, 2005 - When The Walls Come Tumblin' Down by pessimist
September 30, 2005 - Opening The Thousand-Year Egg by pessimist
September 30, 2005 - Because I Said So! by pessimist
September 23, 2005 - Top Republican Tells Post: Laura Has Taken Away Bush's Swagger by Steve
September 16, 2005 - Coalition Of The Wilting by pessimist
September 16, 2005 - Why Now Brown Bow? by Marie
September 6, 2005 - On Angels' Wings, Or Beelzebub's Back? by pessimist
September 3, 2005 - This is ALL We Need Now by pessimist
September 1, 2005 - The Media Take On Bu$h'$ Inaction by pessimist
August 28, 2005 - Manufacturing Reality by Marie
August 9, 2005 - Q&A with former Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson IV: Part 1 by eriposte
August 3, 2005 - Why Is The Post Giving Mr. "Hard Work" A Bad Time About His Vacation? by Steve
July 22, 2005 - Sympathy for the Devil by Marie
July 20, 2005 - Just vote no by Duckman GR
July 15, 2005 - Low Expectations by Marie
July 15, 2005 - The Friendly Skies of Homeland Security by Marie
June 28, 2005 - CIA Retains Control For Covert Operations, Thwarting Rummy by Steve
June 20, 2005 - Bush Loses Another Bolton Vote by Steve
June 19, 2005 - American Casualties in Iraq by eriposte
June 16, 2005 - Mr. 42% by Steve
May 31, 2005 - Bush White House and GOP Show Signs Of Cluelessness and Disarray by Steve
May 15, 2005 - Watch Your Back, Condi by dj moonbat
April 29, 2005 - Bush changes direction on Sudan by soccerdad
April 21, 2005 - Bloody, Bold, and Resolute by dj moonbat
April 15, 2005 - As Bush Signals A Willingness To Budge On Private Accounts, Events May Make It Moot by Steve
April 5, 2005 - Death Takes a Holiday by larre
April 2, 2005 - Better to be lucky than good by dj moonbat
March 20, 2005 - The Silence of 'Good' Democrats by larre
March 10, 2005 - Snippets for Soto by larre
February 28, 2005 - With Friends Like These, ... by pessimist
February 15, 2005 - Right Around the Corner by larre
February 9, 2005 - Why Hast Thou Good Christians Abandoned Me? by pessimist
February 3, 2005 - This Frame Gets My Support--"The Birth Tax" by paradox
February 2, 2005 - State of the Union: DOA by paradox
January 30, 2005 - Whose Side Are You REALLY On, George? by pessimist
January 28, 2005 - Who needs Civil with the Civil Servants? by Duckman GR
January 28, 2005 - Is Bush Engaged And Deceitful, Or A Really Clueless Figurehead? by Steve
January 26, 2005 - Rice Confirmed 85-13 - Twelve Democrats And Jim Jeffords Vote Against by Steve
January 22, 2005 - Bring the War Home by larre
January 21, 2005 - You Cap It by Mary
January 21, 2005 - A Notable Bush Sycophant Is Troubled By Inaugural Speech by Steve
January 20, 2005 - Empty Rhetoric From The Master Of Bullshit by Steve
January 20, 2005 - You Cap It by Steve
January 20, 2005 - Thoughts on the Revolution by Duckman GR
January 20, 2005 - A Warmer And Friendlier Bush? Yeah, Right. by Steve
January 18, 2005 - Is Bush The Empty Suit, Or The Man In Charge? by Steve
January 16, 2005 - Deja Boo-Boo by larre
January 16, 2005 - We Are All 'Good Germans' Now by larre
January 13, 2005 - Does Bush Actually Regret "Bring It On" And "Dead Or Alive"? by Steve
January 4, 2005 - Allawi 'Headed For Defeat'? by larre
January 2, 2005 - Two Tragedies and a Tragic Irony by larre
December 30, 2004 - Comparative Relief by larre
December 28, 2004 - Haven't Anything Better To Do? by pessimist
December 27, 2004 - Who Needs A Weatherman To Know Which Way The Wind Blows? by pessimist
December 20, 2004 - "George W. Bu$h Is A Dumb @#$%!" by pessimist
December 20, 2004 - Bush Approval Rating Falls Below 50% - Majority Want Rummy Gone by Steve
December 17, 2004 - "The Drumbeat Is From The Right" by pessimist
December 10, 2004 - 0043: Licensed to Publish by larre
December 8, 2004 - A Goner On Sunday, Snow Now Keeps His Job At Treasury by Steve
December 7, 2004 - Is it just me... by dj moonbat
December 7, 2004 - Dreck Us All With Bucks of Folly by larre
December 5, 2004 - Old MacDonald HAD A Farm ... by pessimist
December 3, 2004 - And Now It's Tommy Thompson's Turn To Leave by Steve
December 2, 2004 - Now UN Ambassador Danforth Is Bailing Out by Steve
December 1, 2004 - The One Resignation That Matters by larre
December 1, 2004 - As Ridge Leaves, Here Come The Excuses by Steve
November 30, 2004 - Now It Is Ridge's Turn To Go by Steve
November 29, 2004 - Cuban American Kellogg CEO Tapped To Be Commerce Secretary by Steve
November 27, 2004 - A Chorus and an Alibi by larre
November 23, 2004 - Repeat After Me: Bush Has No Mandate by Steve
November 18, 2004 - Show Me Your Papers, Casey Jones by pessimist
November 17, 2004 - Rising Past Their Level Of Incompetence by pessimist
November 17, 2004 - The Party is Now in Control, Comrades by rayman
November 16, 2004 - Cleaning House At The Pentagon by pessimist
November 15, 2004 - Washington Post Does First Hit Piece On Rice by Steve
November 15, 2004 - Yup, Rice Will Replace Powell by Steve
November 15, 2004 - Waiting For The Next Shoe To Drop by pessimist
November 15, 2004 - Now It Powell's Turn To Leave by Steve
November 14, 2004 - Christian Right Expects Payback As Rove Tries To Backpedal Already by Steve
November 12, 2004 - Why Did Our Iraq Special Envoy Bail Out In Advance Of The January Elections? by Steve
November 11, 2004 - The Voice In The Wilderness by pessimist
November 9, 2004 - Ashcroft and Commerce's Don Evans Both Resign by Steve
November 5, 2004 - The Terror of the Unforeseen by larre
November 4, 2004 - Let The Second Term Games Begin by Steve
October 26, 2004 - The Better Choice by larre
October 23, 2004 - Two Kings, The Sequel by larre
September 28, 2004 - A Shocking Scoop by dj moonbat
September 27, 2004 - It's Not Nice To Fool Mother Nature by pessimist
September 23, 2004 - Brazil Nuts by pessimist
September 15, 2004 - More Bush Lies and Hypocrisies by Steve
September 9, 2004 - For The Second Time In Two Days, A Bush Veto Threat Is Ignored by Steve
September 7, 2004 - Holding Someone Responsible by larre
September 7, 2004 - Bush's View Of Gynecology by Steve
September 3, 2004 - The Owner-Serf Society by larre
September 2, 2004 - Seeing The Zell Meltdown, The White House Sends Miller Packing by Steve
August 27, 2004 - Bush and the Ownership Society by soccerdad
August 26, 2004 - The Wonga List by larre
August 16, 2004 - Serenity Now!! by dj moonbat
August 16, 2004 - Monday Morning Update by Steve
August 13, 2004 - Half an Hour to Spend by larre
August 13, 2004 - CBO Confirms Bush Tax Cuts Shift Burden From Rich To Middle Class by Steve
August 13, 2004 - Presidency For Sale - Act Now! by pessimist
August 11, 2004 - Bush And The Goss Trap by Steve
August 10, 2004 - It's the Coverup, Not the Crime by larre
August 6, 2004 - Those Elephants in the Living Room by larre
August 2, 2004 - Putin to help Bush win? by soccerdad
July 29, 2004 - Well are we safer or not? by soccerdad
July 28, 2004 - Is Bush stressed? by soccerdad
July 12, 2004 - Mixing Science and Politics Should you care. by soccerdad
June 24, 2004 - Ted Olson To Quit by Steve
June 3, 2004 - Tenet Resigns by Mary
May 11, 2004 - The fundamental mindset by Duckman GR
May 7, 2004 - Powell Not Told Of Administration's Iraq Funding Request by Steve
May 6, 2004 - The Dysfunction Continues by Steve
May 5, 2004 - Is Powell Aiming To Be Pushed Out Also? by Steve
May 5, 2004 - Rummy In Hot Water? by Steve
May 5, 2004 - Another Example Of The Hands-Off Presidency by Steve
April 30, 2004 - "It was Fun" by Duckman GR
April 29, 2004 - Runnin' the Numbers - Down by pessimist
April 20, 2004 - "I Can See Dread People" by pessimist
April 20, 2004 - Got Something To Tell Us, Condi? by pessimist
April 18, 2004 - Internal Damage From Woodward's Book Emerges by Steve
April 16, 2004 - Woodward's Book Release Will Chill Next Bush Cabinet Meeting by Steve
April 8, 2004 - GOP Donor And Carpet Salesman Is Bush's Choice For Manufacturing Czar by Steve
April 7, 2004 - Bush Loses Another Voter by Steve
April 2, 2004 - Statistics, Bush, and Damn Statistics by Duckman GR
March 30, 2004 - Hiding behind Unka Dick by Duckman GR
March 4, 2004 - "Now, George, About Your Grades, ..." by pessimist
March 1, 2004 - How Involved Were We In Aristide's Departure? by Steve
February 28, 2004 - Bush Tax Package Has Led To Average Refund Increases Of Less Than $100 by Steve
February 26, 2004 - More Up is Outside by Duckman GR
February 21, 2004 - It's so hard to please everybody by dj moonbat
February 16, 2004 - Man, is this sweet. by dj moonbat
February 4, 2004 - Describing a miserable failure by Duckman GR
January 21, 2004 - Bush's Soon-To-Be-Forgotten SOTU - An Empty Speech For An Empty Administration by Steve
January 14, 2004 - More White House Lies About O'Neill's Charges by Steve
January 12, 2004 - Investigating Bush by Duckman GR
January 8, 2004 - The Loyal Soldier, On His Way Out by Steve
December 21, 2003 - Extry! Extry! Read All About It - NOT! by pessimist
November 25, 2003 - Maybe Krugman Reads The Left Coaster by paradox
November 25, 2003 - Bush Gets Medicare Bill, Strong 3rd Quarter GDP Figures, and Ballooning Deficits by Steve
November 24, 2003 - White House Loses Energy Bill: DeLay Rebuffs Bush Over MTBE by Steve
November 23, 2003 - Democrats Fail Again to See The Train Coming by Steve
November 19, 2003 - Republican Knives Coming out for Bush: Called Weak for Skipping Iraq GI Funerals by paradox
November 19, 2003 - You Cap It! by Steve
November 18, 2003 - Large Media Begins to Notice the Sagging Polls by Steve
November 17, 2003 - Bunnypants Runs Again! Bush Chickens Out on Addressing UK Parliament by paradox
October 30, 2003 - Not Everything Went Bush's Way Today by Steve
October 24, 2003 - Is Rummy Playing Chicken With Bush? by Steve
October 24, 2003 - Bush Clueless On Why Other Countries Dislike Us by Steve
October 22, 2003 - Rummy's Leak by Mary
October 20, 2003 - Two Welcome Bush Flip-Flops and a Corrected Treasury Secretary by Steve
October 16, 2003 - Bush Fails to Strong-Arm Senate Over Iraq Aid by Steve
October 7, 2003 - Bush Flops at the UN-New Resolution a Failure by Steve
October 7, 2003 - Rummy Sends a Shot Across Rice's Bow by Steve
October 1, 2003 - Why Exactly is Our Saudi Ambassador Quitting? by Steve
September 24, 2003 - Bush Interview Tanks in Ratings by Steve
September 23, 2003 - Bush's Bad Day-Too Bad Skippy by Steve
September 21, 2003 - Bush Heads to the UN With His Ego and Ignorance Intact by Steve
August 30, 2003 - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Protects Bush on California Energy Fiasco by Steve
July 30, 2003 - Bush Finally Takes Responsibility (Sort Of) by Steve
July 28, 2003 - Is Condi on Her Way Out? by Mary
July 10, 2003 - Is there a plumber in the house? by Mary
July 7, 2003 - Back to the News by Steve
June 5, 2003 - Blanche Lincoln Beats the Senate GOP on the Child Tax Exemption Issue by Steve
June 3, 2003 - Bush Succeeds In Uniting Many Against Us by Steve
June 3, 2003 - Bush Approval Ratings Keep Dropping by Steve
May 23, 2003 - Rove Picks GOP Candidate Against Barbara Boxer by Steve
May 22, 2003 - Bush War Bounce Gone-Time for Rove to Invade Iran? by Steve
May 22, 2003 - Texas DPS Did Destroy Documents After Democratic Complaints by Steve
May 21, 2003 - Texas DPS Destroys Records Surrounding Hunt for Texas Democrats by Steve
May 21, 2003 - Now Whitman is Jumping Ship by Steve
May 19, 2003 - Homeland Security’s Texas Escapade Causing Problems and Embarrassment by Steve
May 19, 2003 - If Tom Ridge Has Time to Hunt Texas Democrats, Why Hasn’t the Threat Level Been Raised? by Steve
May 19, 2003 - Another Bush Rat Jumps Ship by Steve
May 16, 2003 - White House Self-Promotion Funded by Taxpayers by Steve
May 15, 2003 - Current Polls Spell Trouble for GOP, Bush by Steve
May 11, 2003 - Using Medicare As An Issue Against Bush by Steve
May 6, 2003 - OMB Weasel Mitch Daniels to Step Down to Victimize Indiana Voters by Steve
May 5, 2003 - Despite Media Coverage to the Contrary, Rummy and Unilateralism Aren't the Rage by Steve
May 4, 2003 - Company That Bush Used to Disenfranchise Black Florida Voters Gets Caught Breaking the Law for Ashcroft by Steve
May 4, 2003 - Bush Finds It Easier to Spin the Media Than Manage a GOP Congress by Steve
April 25, 2003 - Army Secretary Thomas (Enron) White Walks the Plank by Steve
April 24, 2003 - Chafee Tells Bush to Take a Hike by Steve
April 19, 2003 - Bush Still Has No Clue on a Medicare Drug Proposal by Steve
April 11, 2003 - Uncle Dick Keeps Paying Off for Halliburton by Steve
March 26, 2003 - Another Media Outlet Sees Problems for Bush Domestically by Steve
March 19, 2003 - Daschle Defeats Bush on ANWR-Domestic Agenda in Peril? by Steve
March 19, 2003 - Bush Now Neck and Neck With Unnamed Democrat on Eve of War by Steve
March 16, 2003 - Sunday Afternoon Quick Hits by Steve
March 11, 2003 - Is Rove Using OSHA to Undo Damage with the Teamsters? by Steve
March 10, 2003 - Have War-Fatigued Voters Cashed in on Bush? by Steve
March 10, 2003 - Now We Know Why Kissinger Resigned from 9/11 Commission by Steve
March 8, 2003 - The “King George” Image in Europe is Reinforced by Steve
March 8, 2003 - Halliburton Gets the Payoff in Iraq While Losing Nuclear Material by Steve
March 7, 2003 - Big Tobacco Buys Bush’s Opposition to International Smoking Treaty by Steve
March 4, 2003 - Bush Pays Back Contributors with Medicare Drug Plan by Steve
February 27, 2003 - Bush's Re-elect Numbers Drop Below 50% in Gallup Poll by Steve
February 26, 2003 - So Much For the Teamster Vote by Steve
February 26, 2003 - Uncle Dick Keeps Watching Out for Halliburton by Steve
February 25, 2003 - Bush’s Tax-Free Retirement Account Proposals Are Dead Already by Steve
February 25, 2003 - Bush Approval Numbers Falling-Bring on the Invasion! by Steve
February 24, 2003 - Rummy and His Selective Memory by Steve