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Bono Meets Bush — But Talks to Rolling Stone Mag First

Before meeting with Bush today, Bono was interviewed by Rolling Stone magazine. AP News covered the lunch meeting with Bono and Bush and threw in a hefty bit from the Rolling Stones Mag interview due on the newsstands on Friday… Bono told Rolling Stone magazine in an interview before they dined that he had no […]

U.S. Probes Afghan Body Desecration Charges

Troubling news via NBC tonight, of a video broadcast on Australian news that “allegedly shows U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan burning the bodies of two Taliban fighters, then using the incident to taunt Taliban forces.” If true, incident would apparently violate the rules of warfare. SBS, an Australian public broadcast network, aired the story Wednesday night. […]

Retired Air Force Officer Charles Brown Announces Challenge to challenge Rep. John Doolittle in CA’s 4th District

Charles Brown of Roseville, CA officially announced his candidacy against Republican incumbant Rep. John Doolittle in the 4th district of CA on Saturday. Brown, 55, is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel. He obtained his commission after graduating from the Air Force Academy in 1972 and served as a pilot during the end of Vietnam. […]

Arrest Warrant Issued for DeLay

A “purely procedural” arrest warrant has been issued for Tom DeLay. An arrest warrant was issued on Wednesday and bail set at $10,000 for former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay ahead of his scheduled court appearance this week in Austin, Texas for money laundering and conspiracy charges, a Texas court clerk said. The so-called […]

Kerry to Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Future Dam Emergencies

There’s a dam mess in Massachusetts due to the heavy rains there last week. John Kerry has monitoring the situation closely and today announced he will introduce legislation in Congress to prevent similar situations from happening again. Government Red Tape Prevents Army Corps of Engineers From Taking Preventative Measures. Taunton, Mass. – After touring the […]

Alaska Refuge Drilling OK’d in Committee

The Senate Energy Committee approved a proposal this morning that “calls for the Interior Department to put up for bid by Oct. 1, 2010 two oil leases in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.” This cleared the way for inserting drilling in an Arctic National Wildlife Refuge into a massive budget proposal, […]

Bush’s Support Declines in Most States

Bush’s support continues to decline state by state. SurveyUSA’s latest 50 state survey shows that Bush’s favorable rating surpasses his unfavorable rating in only seven states: Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and North Dakota. The two ratings are equal in two states and favorable trails unfavorable by only 1% in two additional states. While […]

Nixon Defense Secretary, Melvin Laird Calls for Iraq Exit Plan

Melvin Laird, Secretary of Defense under Nixon during the Vietnam War is speaking out on Iraq, calling for an exit plan. Laird, in the next edition of Foreign Affairs magazine “that most Americans want to see a clearly defined exit strategy and will not tolerate an open-ended military commitment in Iraq — something that he […]