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Support For War Continues To Fall

An AP-Ipsos poll shows “only 38 percent of Americans approve of Bush’s handling of Iraq, the low point so far.”

GOP Turkey Bribed by Turks

Raw Story is reporting that the September issue of Vanity Fair (not yet available) runs a story claiming that Dennis Hastert accepted Turkish bribes. It won’t look good for the Republicans if their top two leaders in the House (with most considering Hastert to actually be number two to DeLay in power) both go down […]

CNN Suspends Novak

CNN has suspended Robert Novak after he walked off the set of Inside Politics, calling a comment from James Carville “bullshit.” Novak was about to be asked questions about the Plame case, and it is believed he walked out to avoid these questions. Media Matters for America has a video of Novak walking out.

Kennedy Confronts Right Wingers

Senator Kennedy is directly going after the right wing, and taking advantage of their attacks to raise money, in today‚Äôs email: I have been a “Prime Target” of the right wing for decades, and they’re not letting up now! I wear it as a badge of honor – they’ve bestowed it on me because I […]

Does Roberts Need Aricept?

First Roberts forgot that he was a member of the Federalist Society. Now he concedes that he forgot to disclose that he worked as a lobbyist for the cosmetics industry in 2001. The guy sure seems to forget a lot. Maybe that’s why he is unaware of the restrictions on the power of the executive […]

National Science Teachers s Association Blasts Bush on ID

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the world’s largest organization of science educators, is stunned and disappointed that President Bush is endorsing the teaching of intelligent design — effectively opening the door for non-scientific ideas to be taught in the nation’s K-12 science classrooms. “We stand with the nation’s leading scientific organizations and scientists, including […]

Republicans Continue To Be Party of Big Government

I’ve often noted how the Republicans have become the party of big government. The Washington Post has reviewed the increased spending under Republicans: Indeed, Congress has exceeded the allocations or assumptions in its budget resolution four times — and the year’s legislative work is far from complete. According to the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible […]

This One’s For Fritz

Reuters reports that “Television psychologist Dr. Phil McGraw has signed a five-year extension of his syndication deal with the distributors of his show, King World Productions Inc.”