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‘Born Again’ Miers or Cronies in Christ

I’m a strong believer in the Separation of Church and State. One’s religious and spiritual views are in all circumstances to be kept separate from the governing bodies of our country. The erosion of the Separation of Church and State is at an all time high under the Bush administration. The WaPo now reports that […]

The RNC is Caught in the Midst of Web of Corruption Spun by DeLay

Oh what tangled webs we weave… if our name is Tom DeLay, that is. Toby Chaudhuri of the Campaign for America’s Future says, DeLay’s web of corruption goes right to the heart of the RNC. “The Republican Party is caught in the middle of Rep. Tom DeLay’s web of corruption. As Rep. DeLay’s defense continues […]

Senate to Debate Kerry LIHEAP Amendment This Week

The Senate is set to debate the Kerry LIHEAP amendment this week. The LIHEAP amendment will provide $3.1 billion in emergency funding to help families with home heating costs… WASHINGTON – Today, Senator John Kerry (D – Mass.) filed an amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill that will deliver $3.1 billion of emergency […]

The Political Price of the Supreme Court Nominees

Unless something unexpected comes out about Harriet Miers, she will most likely be confirmed. What may be most important in the upcoming political debate is not how many votes she will receive, but the political price which the GOP can be made to pay. While we cannot be sure in light of their limited track […]

Nancy Pelosi: President Bush and Republican Congress Are Fiscally Irresponsible

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s news conference this morning: “I commend the President for pointing out that the Republican-led Congress is fiscally irresponsible. He is right: Republicans have failed to find cuts and control spending. But the President must share in the blame; rather than […]

Last Night in Boston: It’s A ‘Beautiful Day’

Just as he (Bono) hoped, everyone gets our their cellphones to ‘turn this place into a milky way’ for One and it reminds the singer of an extraordinary man, Tom Brady, who has just signed up as a supporter with the ONE Campaign – the two millionth person to sign up. ‘I also want to salute someone (else).. without him we would not see the AIDS emergency taken seriously in Washington DC – John Kerry!’ Big response for that one.

Bush On the Defensive Over Miers

Less than 24 hours after nominating Harriet Miers to replace Sandra Day O’Connor, Bush went on the defensive this morning and in my opinion, he simply buried himself deeper. Bush said the White House “would not turn over Miers’ paperwork from the counsel’s office.” He also insinuated that Democrats calling for those documents was a […]