hamid karzai

Did you ever have a dog that sucked? Maybe it was always crashing into stuff like an idiot, and dripping poop all over the house because it ate some awful thing, and nobody could ever train it because it was especially dumb, even in dog terms? Here’s the weird thing about these dogs: even if […]

“Surfin’ Congressman” Dana Rohrabacher is apparently up to his old tricks, just cold bashin’ Afghanistan and explaining why Hamid Karzai needs to let more warlords help him run their gubmint, and Karzai, he is not pleased by this, and he will not let Rohrabacher into the country! Hey, Ol’ Clown Shoes can’t get no respect! […]

Tacky hairpiece Donald Trump has a higher teevee/approval rating than Mittens, Tim Pawlenty and John Boehner, according to a new WSJ/NBC poll. Nine percent of those polled had a “very positive” opinion of The Donald, while seventeen percent were “somewhat positive” about having this reality teevee joke run for president, for a combined total of […]

Former UN envoy Peter Galbraith just said on MSNBC that Afghanistan’s weirdo president, Hamid Karzai, is a junkie. “He can be very emotional, act impulsively,” Galbraith said on the Andrea Mitchell show. “In fact, some of the palace insiders say that he has a certain fondness for some of Afghanistan’s most profitable exports.” Ha ha, […]

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is furious on the outside, feelings-hurt on the inside that the US and the UN considered just cold replacing him with someone else during the fraudulent election of his own design a few months back. [New York Times] Citigroup will not foreclose or evict anything or anything for the next 30 […]

Congress’ #1 asshole, Rep. Steve King, made his first trip to a non-Iowa/DC place on Earth this weekend: Afghanistan. Whoa hey didn’t anyone tell him there was an insane war going on there?? So dangerous. On this four-day “facting-finding” mission, he learned all sorts of crazy facts, too: the President of this particular Muzziestan is […]

Meet Harry Reid & the Senate’s Health Care Bill: $849 billion, 2,074 pages, no insurance for abortions or illegal immigrants, other characteristics, etc. [CNN] Despite really maxing out every copy editor’s patience with the word “contentious,” Hamid Karzai was sworn-in for another five-year term as President of Afghanistan.  [New York Times] Eric Holder took questions […]

THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN  9:43 am November 12, 2009

by Juli Weiner

BLAZING SADDLES IS LIKE OBAMA’S STAR WARS FOREIGN POLICY, YEAH?: So exactly how little power does Obama have over Hamid Karzai?: “‘You know that scene in the movie Blazing Saddles, when Cleavon Little holds the gun to his own head and threatens to shoot himself?’ asked Ronald E. Neumann, a former ambassador to Afghanistan.” [New […]

Obama is just pretending to have any sway within the Obama/Hamid Karzai powercouple. [New York Times] A bunch of people in the Army were very encouraging of Nidal Hasan’s religious phase, and some even suggested he take college courses about Islam. Should we purge the Army of anyone who self-identifies as a “supportive friend” too?? […]

Total body count was 13—with another 30 injured—at Ft. Hood yesterday. The gunman survived after being shot four times. [New York Times] Speaking of the gunman, Army psychiatrist,  Maj. Nidal M. Hasan, here is a lengthy biographical portrait. [Washington Post] An important Afghan governor and his militia and their rocket launchers are challenging the legitimacy […]

Happy Election Day! Today Chris Christie could lose more than just weight, though really, he could lose some weight. [New York Times] Political capital, political capital Obama Corzine political politics-word capital. [AP] The North Korean Army has taken control of the economy, the country’s food supply, their natural resources, etc. [Washington Post] President of Irony […]

After very possibly receiving fewer votes than his opponent, Hamid Karzai has won the presidential election of Afghanistan! [New York Times] Ford earned $1 billion in the third quarter and people are now thinking the company could be profitable by 2011. [Washington Post] Yesterday some American guy—originally from Eritrea, but still totally counts—won the New […]

Hamid Karzai’s brother, a prominent opium dealer (!), has been receiving CIA paychecks for eight years. He will now be fired and replaced by a teenager and an iPhone app. Recession!  [New York Times] A car bomb killed 86 people in Peshawar a couple hours after Hillary Clinton left Peshawar. [AP] At least six UN-related […]

After being prodded by basically everyone on Earth, soon-to-be-former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai is ready to admit that he did not actually win the re-election. [New York Times] A new poll says that most people think the public option would be a good thing, actually. [Washington Post] Swine flu has spread to this one […]