Sunday brunch at Quiner’s Diner 4

Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon.

Fried zucchini. Beet greens cooked up with bacon. Lemon kale salad.

Coffee. Juice.

What a lovely brunch this morning prepared by my lovely wife. A family member was present, and as often happens at Quiner’s Diner, the talk turned political.

This family member is on a much different wavelength than I… More…


Taped conversations reveal Iraq had WDMs Reply

The 1st Democratic debate is taking place as I write this.

Candidate Martin O’Malley repeated the slur that George W. Bush LIED about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction. This is certainly not true.

I am rerunning a QD blogpost that addresses this issue: More…


A Democrat with integrity sets the record straight on Iraq Reply

“Bush lied and people died.”
“Mission accomplished.”
The essence of Bush hatred was cultivated by distortion, misrepresentation, and outright lies. In today’s Des Moines Register, a self-proclaimed Democrat who was no fan of George W. Bush, clarified key distortions on Bush’s Iraq record… More…


Iraq post-mortem 6

We should not have gone to war in Iraq on March 18, 2003.
Knowing what we know today, few Americans would disagree with that statement.

The Congress at the time disagreed. In bi-partisan votes, both the House and Senate supported the resolution put before them to go to war.

At the time, honorable people did disagree, such as Pope John Paul II: More…