Socialized – (adjective) under group or government control; “socialized ownership”; “socialized medicine”
Capitalism – (noun)an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, esp. as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth.
President Bush’s chief Iraq standard-bearers, Gen. David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, have the grave misfortune of beginning two days of critical testimony before Congress tomorrow with the fiasco of the Iraqi government’s offensive in Basra still fresh in our memories — and with Shiite rockets and mortars still raining on the Green Zone.
Since many of us are going to be on Medicare sooner than later, it is very important to understand what is happening in our Medicare & Medicaid programs. It should be noted that the HUGE FISCAL DEFICIT THAT GW BUSH HAS CREATED WITH HIS INVASION OF IRAQ, is the SINGLE LARGEST CONTRIBUTING FACTOR to these changes in Medicare!
Last night, a racist using the screen name “amtexas” signed up as a member of Capitol Hill Blue and immediately posted a rambling, error-filled, incoherent racist tirade against Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama and African-Americans in general.
The post came after I went to bed. I discovered it when I awoke this morning and immediately removed it and banned the poster.
Like the unpopular and discredited President he seeks to replace, presumptive GOP Presidential nominee John McCain continues to ignore reality about Iraq while claiming progress in that civil-war torn country,
In a speech prepared for delivery today, McCain will claim victory in Iraq is at hand — an assertion disputed by just about every military expert who does not depend on George W. Bush for his livelihood.
Mark Penn, Hillary Clinton’s controversial chief strategist, quit Sunday amid reports that he lobbied for a Columbian free trade treaty that his boss publicly opposes.
Campaign sources tell Capitol Hill Blue that an angry Hillary Clinton told Penn to quit or be fired because revelations of his lobbying conflict was yet another blow to her faltering Presidential campaign.