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John Kerry on Senate Vote to Allow Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

In an effort to stave off the drilling in the Artic National Wildlife Refuge today, Senators John Kerry and Maria Cantwell offered an amendment to the controversial provision of drilling by the oil companies. The amendment was defeated. The following is statement by John Kerry on the defeat of the amendment and drilling in the […]

Feinstein Decries House Panel Vote to Split Ninth Circuit

This just received from Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office regarding the breakup of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals: The House Budget Committee today approved a breakup of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as part of a $53.9 billion package of mandatory spending cuts over five years, an action opposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) […]

Brownie: “Can I go home?”

Insensitive? Absolutely! Tacky? Positively! Brownie’s emails during Katrina have surfaced. They show a sad and self-centered man at his best… Shortly after 7 a.m. on the morning of the storm, a FEMA public affairs official sent Brown an e-mail complimenting him on the outfit he wore during a national television briefing. In response to the […]

More Cronyism for Bush

It seems the George W. Bush just doesn’t care that in recent months more and more claims of cronyism and corruption have surfaced regarding his administration. Oblivious to what the public thinks, last week Bush “appointed nine campaign contributors, including three longtime fund-raisers, to his Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, a 16-member panel of individuals from […]

Libby Pleads Not Guilty

We expected nothing more than this of course… Vice President Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff pleaded not guilty Thursday in the CIA leak scandal, marking the start of what could be a long road to a trial in which Cheney and other top Bush administration officials could be summoned to testify. I. Lewis “Scooter” […]

John Kerry Introduces Legislation to Honor Rosa Parks in the U.S. Capitol with Statue

Watching Rosa Parks funeral yesterday, there was mention of the fact that the Congress had plans to honor Rosa Parks with a statue in the Capitol’s Statuary Hall.. Here’s a statement from John Kerry: Senator John Kerry today introduced legislation to honor Rosa Parks with a statue in the U.S. Capitol’s famed Statuary Hall – […]

More Trouble for DeLay

AP News reports more trouble for Tom DeLay… Rep. Tom DeLay’s staff tried to help lobbyist Jack Abramoff win access to Interior Secretary Gale Norton, an effort that succeeded after Abramoff’s Indian tribe clients began funneling a quarter-million dollars to an environmental group founded by Norton.