Missing 30 Seconds From Meet The Press

The timing makes it almost certain that this was just a computer or operator error, since it happened dead on 30 minutes after the hour, for a duration of 30 seconds, but… Maureen Dowd’s quite unflattering comments vis-a-vis President George W. Bush on NBC NEWS’ Meet The Press were not aired, at least on the […]

From The Official White House Transcript

PRESIDENT BUSH: …And finally, this notion that the United States is getting ready to attack Iran is simply ridiculous. [short pause] And having said that, all options are on the table. (Laughter.) As The Washington Post’s Dan Froomkin noted, even the White House stenographers felt obliged to note the resulting laughter from this ludicrous juxtaposition. […]

Enlightened Thought

Our Constitution makes no mention whatever of God. The omission was too obvious to have been anything but deliberate, in spite of Alexander Hamilton’s flippant responses when asked about it: According to one account, he said that the new nation was not in need of “foreign aid”; according to another, he simply said “we forgot.” […]