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‘Cobra II’: U.S. Underestimated Insurgency

“Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq” co-authored by Michael Gordon, the New York Times’ chief military correspondent and Marine Gen. Bernard Trainor, “describes a U.S. military command that was itself shocked by Saddam’s paramilitary — the Fedayeen, non-uniformed militias in pickup trucks with AK47s — the roots of today’s […]

John Kerry Attends Cincinnati Small Business Roundtable

John Kerry, the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, was in Cincinnati Monday meeting with Mayor Mark Mallory and attending a roundtable discussion with local small business groups. Kerry’s meeting with Mallory was include a discussion on Cincinnati’s priorities for the 2007 federal budget.

The Latest on Russ Feingold’s Censure Resolution

Russ Feingold made a bold move yesterday on national TV when he announced his plans to call for a censure by the Senate of George Bush. There was quite a bit of speculation on both sides of the blogosphere after Feingold’s announcement and seems that things got a bit heated in the Senate today, MSNBC […]

George Clooney: “I Am a Liberal”

George Clooney let’s the cat out of the bag on the Huffington Post — well, not really, because it’s so damn obvious, but it’s a great read: I am a liberal. And I make no apologies for it. Hell, I’m proud of it. UPDATE: The text of George Clooney’s “blog post” at the Huffington Post […]

Senator Ted Kennedy on Bush’s Iraq SpeechToday

Bush gave yet another speech today looking to drum up support for the mess in Iraq. Bush called on “Iraqi leaders today to forge a “unity government” and show that they have “learned the lesson” of insurgent attempts to incite civil war. He also “blamed Iran for part of the problem that U.S. forces face […]

Senator Kennedy Calls for a Budget that Meets America’s Needs

Senator Ted Kennedy spoke out on the Bush Budget plan today on the Senate floor. The following are his remarks as prepared for delivery: Money isn’t everything, but it’s a measure of a nation’s priorities. Budgets are moral documents. They represent who we are, and what we value. Just six weeks ago, the President delivered […]

Bush is a Right-Wing Ideologue and His Party is Crashing

Another Republican turns against Bush… Jeffrey Hart, former speechwriter for presidents Reagan and Nixon says in an OP/ED in the L.A. Times: Bush is not a conservative. He has bushwhacked the term. He is a right-wing ideologue. Read on… Republican’s are not just losing faith in Bush, says Daniel Casse, who served as an advisor […]