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Haggis Negotiating To Produce Against All Enemies

Paul Haggis, director of this year’s Oscar winner Crash is negotiating to direct and produce Against All Enemies based on Richard A. Clarke’s book on the Bush Administration’s mishandling of terrorism and Iraq. Little by little the message is getting out.

Daschle ’08?

Another possible hat thrown into the ring today for the ’08 presidential race: Tom Daschle… Former Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle, accusing the GOP of spreading a message of fear, says he is considering a 2008 presidential bid. “I haven’t ruled anything out or anything in at this point,” Daschle said in an interview Saturday […]

National Democrats AND the Blogosphere

Glenn Greenwald writes about Crashing the Gate and the blogosphere at Crooks and Liars. I have not read Kos and Armstrong’s book yet, but was not favorably impressed by some of the exerts. The title of Greenwald’s post highlights what I fear may be the major problem with the book: National Democrats v. the Blogosphere. […]

Feingold Calls for Censure of Bush

Russ Feingold has called for censure of George Bush for the NSA warrantless wiretaps: In an exclusive interview on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold called on the Senate to publicly admonish President Bush for approving domestic wiretaps on American citizens without first seeking a legally required court order. “This conduct is […]

Interview with Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin tells creationists to “kiss my ass.” (Hat tip to Pharyngula).

Snow in Los Angeles?

Is Global Warming changing the weather patterns in Southern California? For the past 3 days the Southern California area has been hit by a blast of cold Arctic air, rain, snow and thunder and lightening. Although it’s said it “never snows in Los Angeles,” there are occasional freak storms that bring snow into the low […]

Two Polls Show Public Worried About Gov’t Secrecy

Two new polls by Scripps Survey Research Center at Ohio University and AccessNorthwest Research show today that Americans’ “views on government openness found a majority believe the federal government leans more toward secrecy than openness, while eight in 10 are convinced that an open government is necessary for an effective democracy.” The findings seem to […]

The Hillary Buzz

Although we’re just warming up on the mid-term ’06 elections, the ’08 presidential race seems to be premier in the minds of many. John Kerry was out and about in NH yesterday speaking at fundraisers for NH Democrats and everywhere he went one of the prevailing questions was the ’08 race. Hillary Clinton is raising […]