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Next Court Nominee May Face Opposition from Republicans and Democrats

There are more signs of how much a lame duck Bush has become, and how it may influence the next Supreme Court nominee, in the New York Times. The article provides hope that the Republican coalition is falling apart, and that Republicans voting against the next nominee will make it easier for Democrats to fight […]

‘Stay the Course?’ What Course?

From Think Progress: Former Head of U.S. Central Command Blasts Administration Over Iraq

Winds of Change

“Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster,” Jim Wallis, editor of the evangelical journal Sojourner’s, told a Washington Post reporter last week.

McKinney-Vento Act

A number of states, including Utah and Texas, want to teach some of the dispersed Gulf Coast students in shelters instead of in local public schools, a stance supported by the Bush administration and some private education providers. But advocates for homeless families and civil rights oppose that approach.

‘Wake Me Up When September Ends’

Skimming through the New York Times this morning, came across this article, Art of the Internet, which lead me to Karmagrrrl’s blog. Watch the video she made with Green Day’s “Wake Me Up When September Ends.”

Frist Updated on Investments in “Blind Trusts”

Every story on Bill Frist’s alleged insider trading seems to make it look worse and worse for Frist. Now AP reports that “Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., was updated several times about his investments in blind trusts during 2002, the last time two weeks before he publicly denied any knowledge of what was in […]