south america

The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling — better known as the NCBDHOSOD? — has published a very official report which proves BP never made a “conscious decision to favor dollars over safety.” We already knew this, though, because BP thoroughly investigated itself and came to the same exact […]

“Election observers” (CIA people) are in Venezuela, probably trying for another coup d’etat? Let’s hope so! As international delegates begin trickling into Venezuela to oversee Sunday’s National Parliamentary election, some in this nation of 27 million say there are too few coming too late to watch the hotly contested vote. While the delegates will be […]

BESIDES CATHOLIC JESUS  1:35 pm October 22, 2009

by Jim Newell

MARK SANFORD IS MOST FAMOUS PERSON IN SOUTH AMERICA: Here’s a fun story about how embarrassing South Carolina is, on a global scale: “He was in Peru, on a train from Cusco to Machu Picchu, when he and his wife began chatting with another couple. Where, Harpootlian asked, are you from? Rio, came the response, […]

John McCain and pals had a lot of fun criticizing Obama for never visiting Iraq. But then Obama announced he would be visiting Iraq after all, in another one of his terrible flip-flops. Well Walnuts, where should inexperienced adult-child Barack Obama go after that? Plane tickets are more expensive by the day, you know: “McCain, […]

WHITE HOUSE  8:05 am November 3, 2005

Daily Briefing: The Cloud Over Karl

by henry