The Daily Sandwich

"We have to learn the lesson that intellectual honesty is fundamental for everything we cherish." -Sir Karl Popper

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Thursday, December 30, 2004

Why We Fight

David Sirota, who appears regularly on The Al Franken Show, is responsible for the following. And it perfectly encapsulates the trouble with W's brand of bait-and-switch 'compassion.'

Bush's Holiday Insult

President Bush issued a Christmas-day radio address in which he said he believed America needs to "help heal the sick, comfort those who suffer, and bring hope to those who despair, one heart and one soul at a time."

What he didn't say was that, in recent weeks, he has slashed funding for grants to low-income college students, reduced resources to charities that help feed the hungry, began preparing plans to gut health care programs for the poor, and prepared to re-launch an effort to cut funding for low-income housing.