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Gore Plays Ball with White House

Is anyone keeping score on the game on between Al Gore and the White House? Gore hit hard yesterday with a speech accusing Bush of “breaking the law by authorizing wiretaps on U.S. citizens without court warrants.” Attorney General Gonzales rejected Gore’s criticism of the appointer in chief and Gore responded to the hit from […]

GOP Reform Plan has Holes

The Republicans put up their plan today for “broad new restrictions” on lobbying. They may think their proposal is broad, but what can we expect from the culture of corruption gang, except a loosely woven sham fronted by a few shills representing the Republican leadership in the House and the Senate. The DNC responded with […]

John Kerry on The Situation Room from Jerusalem

A while ago, I posted that John Kerry would be doing a live interview with Wolf Blitzer on the Situation Room. Kerry is in the midst of a tour of the Middle East and held a press conference earlier today in Jerusalem. I’ve just received a copy of the transcript of the CNN interview and […]

Hillary Draws Fire from the GOP

Hillary Clinton is drawing some fire with remarks she made yesterday about the Bush and the House Republicans. Sen. Hillary Clinton on Monday blasted the Bush administration as “one of the worst” in U.S. history and compared the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to a plantation where dissenting voices are squelched. Speaking during a Martin Luther […]

CNN Alert: John Kerry on the Situation Room

CNN Alert: Tune in to the Situation Room at 4:00 this afternoon to watch Senator Kerry’s interview with Wolf Blitzer from Israel. If you missed it you can watch again at 7:28 pm, est. Lavenderdiva on DU transcribed some fo the interview while watching. Here’s her post on DU (I’ll post the transcript when available, […]

Golden Globe Winners Make Political Statements

Last night’s Golden Globe Awards winners were an ode to the recent movies that have had underlying political messages. Brokeback Mountain won 4 Golden Globes, but the real news maker last night that has caused some stir in the conservative sector was George Clooney, for his slam against Jack Abramoff, when he accepted the Golden […]

Enabling the Swift Boaters

A few days ago the mud slinging started against John Murtha, a la swift boat style. E.J. Dionne wrote in his column today, “I underestimated the viciousness of the right wing.” A few others have expressed the same surprise, for an attack that in my opinion was waiting to happen. These mud slinging swift boat […]

John Kerry Visits Jerusalem and West Bank City of Jericho

We’ve been following the news reports on John Kerry’s trip to the Middle East for the past week. Today Kerry visited West Bank City of Jericho and Jerusalem, where he held a press conference. At the press conference in Jerusalem today, John Kerry said that next week’s election for a new Palestinian parliament could mark […]