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Senior Democrats on Intelligence Committee Urge Prompt and Thorough Completion of Investigation into Pre-War Claims

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) joined Senator John D. Rockefeller IV (D-WV), vice-chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.), a fellow member on the Committee, today to urge that the panel complete its long delayed investigation into the possible misuse of intelligence to boost the case for war […]

Sierra Times Corrects Misconception That Kerry Voted To Go To War

With so many people who should know better buying the false claim that Kerry supported the war, or voted to go to war, it is refreshing to see an article in The Sierra Times pointing out the facts: John Kerry Did Not Vote To Go To War Evelyn Pringle Political pundits are always saying Kerry […]

Kerry Questions Bush Commitment to Gulf Coast Small Businesses

Kerry Questions Bush Commitment to Gulf Coast Small Businesses; Katrina Small Business Relief Package Stripped from Legislation WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 /U.S. Newswire/ — Sen. John Kerry (D- Mass.) today criticized the Bush Administration for failing to support the inclusion of a critical assistance package for small businesses hurt by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the […]

Kerry says `science under attack’ from right-wing `ideologues

Kerry says `science under attack’ from right-wing `ideologues’ By GLEN JOHNSON AP Political Writer CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Sen. John Kerry, dedicating a new brain research center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said Friday “science itself is under attack today” by right-wing ideologues and the Bush administration. The Massachusetts Democrat declared: “We see it in the […]

Republican Senators Right on Medicare Cut

Yes, you read that headline right. I realize that the gut reaction by any Democrats to Republican Senators making a cut in Medicare would be opposition, until they understand the specifics. If you doubt me on this, note that President Bush is threatening to veto the bill containing the spending cuts. That’s George Bush, who […]

Vatican Sides With Science Over Fundamentalists Supporting Intelligent Design

The right wing religious wackos attacking evolution are too far out for the Vatican: A Vatican cardinal said Thursday the faithful should listen to what secular modern science has to offer, warning that religion risks turning into “fundamentalism” if it ignores scientific reason. Cardinal Paul Poupard, who heads the Pontifical Council for Culture, made the […]

Heated Emotions Still Run High over Last Year’s Election Outcome

There’s no doubt that emotions still run high over last year’s election outcome. So many feel that the election was stolen, yet with a Republican dominated House and Senate, it’s nearly impossible to push the envelope. In an interview on Democracy Now, Mark Crispin Miller, pushing his new book, “Fooled Again” made some claims that […]

John Dean Believes Cheney May be Fitzgerald Target

John Dean thinks Dick Cheney might be the ultimate target of Fitzgerald’s investigations: Having read the indictment against Libby, I am inclined to believe more will be issued. In fact, I will be stunned if no one else is indicted. Indeed, when one studies the indictment, and carefully reads the transcript of the press conference, […]