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Environmental Groups Urge Soil Cleanup in New Orleans, EPA is in Denial

Combating the long term effects on the environment from the toxic stew stirred up by Hurricane Katrina will likely be a battle that environmentalists will be waging for some time. The latest news on this subject comes from environmentalists who say that, “New Orlean’s parks and yards will be contaminated with dangerous chemicals and heavy […]

Congress to Investigate Bowl Championship Series

Joe Barton, a Texas Republican and Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee, announced plans to investigate the Bowl Championship Series. There’s no doubt that this system to pick the college football national champion is deeply flawed. First of all, it isn’t even a series. The system picks the teams for the four major […]

Response from Nancy Pelosi on Texas Redistrictiong

Response from Nancy Pelosi to the reports earlier today on the illegal redistricting scheme in Texas: “There must be an independent inquiry into the contemptible politicization of the Justice Department to rubberstamp Congressman Tom DeLay’s illegal redistricting scheme in Texas. “The Justice Department memo reveals a cynical manipulation of the democratic process designed to deny […]

Election Heist Inspires Action Thriller

A little more entertainment news today… Sorry, it’s not a movie about “stolen elections.” A new movie is in the works that is “loosely based on three similar bank robberies that happened on the same night Bush and Democratic opponent Kerry hosted dueling campaign parties in August 2004. “Cry Wolf” director Jeff Wadlow has signed […]

George Clooney on “Syriana,” Being a Liberal and More

George Clooney was on the Abrams Report last night talking about his new movie “Syriana, politics and “Hollywood’s role in tackling some of the more controversial issues.” The video of the interview is available here. Here’s a few quips from the transcript of the interview: GEORGE CLOONEY, PRODUCER, “SYRIANA”: I think what Hollywood can do […]

Washington Post Exposes Illegal Texas Redistricting

We have yet another example of how the Republicans are crossing the line away from democracy: Justice Department lawyers concluded that the landmark Texas congressional redistricting plan spearheaded by Rep. Tom DeLay (R) violated the Voting Rights Act, according to a previously undisclosed memo obtained by The Washington Post. But senior officials overruled them and […]

Zombies Protest War

I don’t usually watch horror movies, but I might make an exception for this one, following TayTay’s recommendation at Democratic Underground: All is quiet at Dover Air Force Base. Inside a cavernous hangar, carefully hidden from view, are rows and rows of metal boxes, their flag-draped shapes stretching into the distance. Two soldiers stand guard, […]

Class Exposing ID at University of Kansas Cancelled

The class at the University of Kansas we previously reported on to debunk intelligent design has ben cancelled. The Washington Post reports that it was “canceled after the professor caused a furor by sending an e-mail mocking Christian fundamentalists.” They report: Mirecki recently posted an e-mail on a student organization forum in which he referred […]