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Deja Vu

Didn’t we hear this story about Iran before? Sounds familar, except that “Iran” ended with a q in the earlier version: Traces of bomb-grade uranium found two years ago in Iran came from contaminated Pakistani equipment and are not evidence of a clandestine nuclear weapons program, a group of U.S. government experts and other international […]

Democrat Wins on Libal Suit

A former Democratic House candidate had a favorable court ruling against in a libel suit against a newspaper who called him a liar. Maybe Al Gore should look at this case.

The Republicans Owe Kos Thanks for His Help To Their Cause

Here’s just one more example of how Kos’s absurd and counterproductive attacks on Kerry come back to haunt us. The right wing media and blogosphere has been attacking Kerry for his calls for release of documents on John Roberts by continuing their claims that Kerry didn’t release his military records. They ignore the inconvenient fact […]

Dean Scream Over Studied

It may be a case of “publish or perish” but here’s a paper presented at the 113th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association on the “Dean Scream.”

Bush Approval Down to 36%

ARG has yet worse news for Bush in the latest polls: “Among all Americans, 36% approve of the way Bush is handling his job as president and 58% disapprove. When it comes to Bush’s handling of the economy, 33% approve and 62% disapprove.” Several blogs have already pointed out that this approval rating is even […]

Ohio Investigates Election; Diebold Works on PR

AP reports that “A county elections board has asked a team of computer experts to test its recently purchased touch-screen voting machines to ensure the devices’ programs are sound.” They also report: In Cleveland, up to 10 subpoenas have been issued in the handling of the presidential recount in December by the Cuyahoga County elections […]