U.S. military leaders are seeking a nearly $100 billion supplemental spending bill that, combined with a $70 billion appropriation granted in September, would boost the total for the 2007 fiscal year to almost $170 billion–a 45% increase over last year’s total. Despite the Congressional takeover by the Democratic party, this measure seems almost certain to […]
Bulletin from the Pentagon ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Pentagon announced today the formation of a new 500-man elite fighting unit called the United States Redneck Special Forces. These Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas boys will be dropped off into Iraq and have been given only the following facts about terrorists: 1. […]
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, six months removed from his resignation involving corruption charges in the Abramoff scandal, is back…as a blogger! DeLay’s new website, tomdelay.com, is both conservative blog and political fundraiser. His blog has a link to the Grassroots Action and Information Network, the Hammer’s political organization. It would seem to be […]
Senate Minority Leader Richard Young (D-Milltown), has become the first candidate to declare for the 2008 governor’s race. Other potential Democratic candidates for governor are thought to include state Sen. Vi Simpson (D-Ellettsville), Indianapolis Mayor Bart Peterson, Hammond Mayor Tom McDermott, Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard, Evansville Mayor Jonathon Weinzapfel, former House speaker John Gregg, […]
Since TIME decided to cop out in a year in which the field was crowded with potential candidates for this honor, and give the award to YOU, the blogger, we here at ManfredEye have elected to bestow our own version. And the winner is…Howard Dean! This decision is based primarily on Dean’s leadership of the […]
Condoleezza Rice has rejected any idea of diplomatic overtures toward Iran and Syria unless they agree to strict U.S. conditions beforehand. She insisted that to do so would be an agreement to allow Iran to produce nuclear weapons, and to give Syria covert approval to take over the Lebanese government. She was not interested in […]
I wouldn’t want to make our President seem unfeeling and uncaring when a man’s life is at stake, but… About: Senate Control Hands in Balance as Sen. Tim Johnson Remains in Critical Condition I’d bet the Christmas fund that VP Dick Cheney isn’t losing any sleep over the Senator’s health.
Overall, 46% of the American public agree with the Iraq Study Group plan, with 22% against it. Seventy-nine percent are in favor of shifting troops from combat operations to support; 74% support reducing aid to the Iraqis if they fail to make progress toward civil unity; 69% favor withdrawal of most combat troops by early […]