Bowe Bergdahl: WTF are the Facts?

Donald Trump thinks Bowe Bergdahl isn't worth it, WTF does he know?Ding, ding, ding, ding, ding! Ladies and gentlemen we have a new “scandal”…“Benghazi” Bowe Bergdahl. Like the others, this scandal assigns blame and presumes guilt within 24 hours and without facts. The country could save a lot of time and money if we eschewed a premature Congressional investigation every time Barak Obama “lies” about stubbing his toe.

Sigh.

The Bergdahl affair simply brims with juicy meat:

It’s all so familiar and tedious. The nabobs will natter until 2016 or there is a Democratic President, whichever comes last.

For once, can we act like a nation of laws as some of our politicians remind us at every turn? Can there be a presumption of innocence until proven guilty? Let’s have an impartial investigation instead of a kangaroo court tried in the media before gavel kisses bench. Let’s try Bergdahl for treason if that’s appropriate. But let’s wait for charges, if any, to be filed before we cashier the man out of a life.

Finally, once the system, which generally works given half a chance, makes a decision, let’s not embark on the familiar quixotic plunge down the rabbit hole by trying to invalidate the decision, convinced the 54th time will result in a different outcome.

No doubt this case is as complex as the facets on a gaudy Jarred diamond, but at this point there is only one salient question:

WTF are the facts?

 

Why Edward Snowden is Teaching Us the Wrong Lessons

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If Ben Bernake is a Traitor, What Does That Make Rick Perry?

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OKAY - Look at me. I got me a herd of the Rick Perry cheerleaders. Pretty fillies, ain't they?

During George the Lesser’s reign people with legitimate beefs with the regime were labeled as traitors or accused of hating America. Don’t wear a flag pin? Traitor! Mention that perhaps the War of Error might not be such a good thing. Why do you hate America?! Today, if you deviate from the Bachmann/Perry line the teabaggers scream, “It’s time to take back OUR country! We will be heard!”

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