Of Impeachments and Lawsuits – A Cynic’s Look

By Steve Eggleston Earlier this week, former Alaska governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin declared that it was time to impeach Barack Obama. Predictably, the establishment Republicans immediately and unequivocably distanced themselves from the idea because they fear a repeat of 1998/1999, even as they continue to engineer a repeat of that electoral … Continue reading Of Impeachments and Lawsuits – A Cynic’s Look

The Destruction of a Sacrament

One of the things that has been a constant in the Pontificate of Pope Francis is his encouragement of the faithful to the Sacrament of Confession. Don’t be afraid to ask God for forgiveness. He never tires of forgiving us. God is pure mercy. — Pope Francis (@Pontifex) August 25, 2013 The Sacrament of Confession … Continue reading The Destruction of a Sacrament

Where are the Bomb Shelters in Gaza?

A couple of days ago I wrote about Firedoglake's piece complaining that Hamas Rockets have failed to kill any Jews while Israel's Gaza counter strikes have killed 50-100. On CNN yesterday a spokesman for the Israeli was totally unapologetic about successfully defending their citizens but noted that there is pretty much a 15 second gap … Continue reading Where are the Bomb Shelters in Gaza?