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Army Is Worn Too Thin

General George Casey, the Army’s top officer, told Congress on Wednesday that the Army “has been stretched so thin by the war in Iraq that it can not adequately respond to another conflict.” Although this has come up in the past, many times, the Bush Administration fails to listen and yesterday’s warning was “one of […]

Judge Rules Patriot Act Gives Executive Branch Too Much Power

A federal judge in Oregon ruled today that “two provisions of the USA Patriot Act are unconstitutional, marking the second time in as many weeks that the anti-terrorism law has come under attack in the courts.” In a case brought by a Portland man who was wrongly detained as a terrorism suspect in 2004, U.S. […]

Kerry and McCain Debate the Iraq War

John McCain may be “vocal on Iraq” but “quiet on Bush” as the N.Y. Times points out, but John Kerry made certain on ‘Meet The Press’ that viewers knew that “the Bush-McCain strategy of escalating our troops in the middle of a civil war has no relationship directly to what you need to do to […]

Say It Ain’t So… Not Another Lying Bush Puppet?

Oh heavens… Say it ain’t so… Not another lying Bush puppet? In a new embarrassment for the Bush administration top spymaster, Director of National Intelligence Mike McConnell is withdrawing an assertion he made to Congress this week that a recently passed electronic-surveillance law helped U.S. authorities foil a major terror plot in Germany. The temporary […]

The 6th Anniversary of 9-11

Around the country and the world today, people commemorated the 6th anniversay of 9/11. Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani, who is running “on his 9/11 performance” took some time out spend part of the day “with a high-profile pundit who’s repeatedly bashed the 9/11 widows, calling them “self-obsessed” and accusing them of “enjoying their husband’s […]

A 9/11 Anniversary Video…’We Need To Get One Helluva Lot Smarter…’

We Need To Get One Helluva Lot Smarter…

Fred Thompson Wants Due Process for Bin Laden

Newly official Republican candidate for president wants to offer Osama Bin Laden due process. Thompson said on Monday that “while Osama bin Laden needs to be caught and killed, the terrorist mastermind would get the due process of law.” On Friday, Thompson told reporters in Iowa that bin Laden is “more symbolism than anything else” […]

Reid Delivers Democratic Radio Address

In his weekly radio address on Saturday, Bush touted his surprise trip to Iraq on Labor Day, where “he met with Iraqi leaders and local sheiks who have joined U.S.-led coalition forces in fighting al Qaeda.” “Together we have driven al Qaeda out of strongholds in Anbar,” Bush said. “The level of violence is down. […]