Republican senator John Warner of Virginia has announced that he is retiring and won’t seek re-election. I wonder if that has anything to do with his recent comments about Iraq. Here’s him trying to clarify/backtrack/whatever – maybe that wasn’t good enough.
White House Spokesman Tony Snow is resigning in September – “I feel terrific. It’s not a health matter. It’s purely financial.” I’ve told people when my money runs out, then I’ve got to go.” Only $168,000 a year just ain’t enough to sling the snow-jobs. He’s gonna hit the lecture circuit.
Lots of buzz about who might replace Gonzales as Attorney General. I sure hope they are wrong about Michael Chertoff being top choice. I don’t see that he’s done so much for the common good in any of this previous positions. I’m also curious as to why no one seems to care that despite his associations with groups like the Federalist Society, he actually carries dual citizenship: to Israel first, and then the USA. And wouldn’t that mean he’d need to be replaced as Secretary of Homeland Security? Can’t these people ever go outside the inner circle?
Here’s something interesting from OpEd News – Why the Right be Hatin’ on Hip Hop, by Min. Paul Scott
A few of the homies have gotten together and recorded a “diss” record aimed at those Right Wing talking heads who have been guilty of “dissing” Hip Hop. (And frankly, a few were thrown in just cuz we don’t like ‘em.) The track, “Drums of War” featuring Big Swagg, Mr. Cox and yours truly can be downloaded at http://www.hiphopstrikesback.com .
Let this be the song that sparks the revolution! The Left’s new anthem that makes the Right shake in their boots! The song that will bring about a wave of social equality that….
OK, I’ll settle for making Bill O’Reilly have nightmares about a bunch of “gangsta rappers” bum rushin’ the No Spin Zone, tying him up and forcing him to watch 48 uninterrupted hours of Black Entertainment Television…