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Cheney-Rove Dupe Kos At It Again

Kos is at it again. He’s attacked Kerry in the past for taking on the Republican Congressional leadership and for criticizing Bush on the war. Today’s he’s attacking Kerry again following his rebuttal to Bush’s statement today. It is beyond me why he is so compelled to attack Kerry for promoting positions he otherwise claims […]

Corporate Doublespeak from Oil Execs as Execs Deny Misleading Congress

Senator Frank Lautenberg is NOT happy with some responses released today from the big five oil execs, to questions from Senators Pete Domenici and Jeff Bingaman. It seems that “Five oil industry executives acknowledged frequent company contacts with government officials to discuss energy issues but insisted they had responded truthfully at a recent Senate hearing […]

Rewriting History

The Orwellian attempts of the Bush Administration to promote their policies by distortion of the truth has been frequently discussed. NPR’s All Things Considered reports on the most recent example of this in a report on the Pentagon planting pro-U.S. stories in the Iraqi press. We’ve also seen how promotion of an alternate reality is […]

Kerry and Reed Respond to Bush’s Speech on Iraq

Senators John Kerry and Jack Reed held a press conference this morning after Bush’s speech on Iraq. During the press conference, Kerry and Reed both “said they were disappointed by Bush’s plan, which they said fell short on specifics and ignored basic realities in Iraq.” For anyone who missed the Kerry/Reed press conference, a complete […]

Gary Hart: John Kerry’s October Speech on Iraq, Was a Turning Point

In an email this morning from JohnKerry.com, sent after Bush’s speech on Iraq, Gary Hart spoke out about John Kerry’s plan for Iraq and asked supporters to continue to speak out. Here’s the text: “The public trust must be earned, and speaking clearly, candidly and forcefully now about the mess in Iraq is the place […]

Notes from the Kerry/Reed Press Conference on Bush’s Speech

John Kerry and Jack Reed responded to Bush’s “strategy for victory in Iraq” speech this morning in a press conference. Here are some of the notable points from the press conference: Senator Jack Reed noted that Bush wasn’t candid; he failed to articulate his plan for victory and he failed to offer details. “I was […]

John Kerry, Jack Reed to Hold Press Conference on Iraq Tomorrow

George W. Bush is scheduled to give another speech on Iraq tomorrow (at 9:45 a.m., est), before a captive audience. As I noted below, Bush has already made it clear today, that “We’re not going to cut and run.” So, it appears we can expect another staged photo-op of Bush posturing with the troops in […]

Hillary Speaks on Iraq, Defends Her Iraq Vote

Today, Hillary Clinton defended her Iraq vote. She stopped short of saying her vote was a mistake, as others have in recent weeks. Hillary spoke up “amid growing unease among liberal Democrats who could determine the potential 2008 presidential candidate’s future.” “I take responsibility for my vote, and I, along with a majority of Americans, […]