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Climate Change is Terrifying

Prince Charles granted a rare interview to 60 Minutes that was aired tonight. In the interview Prince Charles expressed “concern that economic progress is “upsetting the whole balance of nature.”” “You know, if you look at the latest figures on climate change and global warming … they’re terrifying, terrifying,” Charles told CBS’ “60 Minutes.”

Retracing the Struggle – Hundreds Gather to Re-enact Martin Luther King’s March in Boston

(AP Photo/Lisa Poole) John Kerry, applaudes Congressman John Lewis, of Georgia, as Lewis takes the podium to speak to a crowd today at the First Church in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. Hundreds of people “gathered in Boston this afternoon to re-enact a march that Martin Luther King led 40 years ago to protest school […]

Kerry Jabs Bush in Nyack, NY

John Kerry was in Nyack, NY yesterday, stumping for Rockland county executive candidate Ellen Jaffee, a Democratic county legislator from Suffern. Kerry has been actively supporting Democrats across the country in upcoming 2005 elections. While in Nyack, Kerry poked more than a few jabs at Bush and his fellow floundering republicans… The indictment of high-ranking […]

The Price of Loyalty has Been Devastating

The price of loyalty can be very, very costly – especially the type of loyalty that Bush administration has bred. Jonathan Alter notes this in his latest Newsweek column. …the consequences of a bias for loyalty over debate—even internal debate—have been devastating. The same president who seeks democracy, transparency and dissent in Iraq is irritated […]

Harry Reid Hits Bush with a One – Two Punch

Harry Reid was firing away at Bush this morning on ABC’s “This Week” and slammed him with a brisk one – two punch. It was a right hook on the Libby indictment and a left hook on the upcoming Supreme Court nomination. Here’s some highlights of his comments on the Libby indictment, and his call […]

WaPo OP/ED Shills for Right: “No More Special Counsels”

A couple of “Washington lawyers who served in the Justice Department during the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush” have offered up a load of B.S. on the indictment of “Scooter” Libby. Their OP/ED, “No More Special Counsels” is so loaded with right-wing talking points that would serve better as something else that […]

Diana Kerry to Lead Public Policy Institute

John Kerry’s sister, Diana Kerry is taking on a “new job as director of the Public Policy Institute at North Shore Community College” in MA. She is a longtime educator, world traveler, and ardent promoter of civic involvement. And as the sister of US Senator John F. Kerry, she has seen government and politics up […]