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How Bush Can Kick the Oil Habit

It’s my understanding that when George Bush quit drinking he never did so with the help of a 12 step program, instead he found God. It would be great if God would help Bush figure out how to quit Big Oil. In lieu of that, the Boston Globe has an editorial with a few steps […]

About That Censure

Personally, I’m all in favor of censuring Bush. Quite frankly, I, like many Democrats would prefer impeachment. While, I’m glad to see that our Dem Senators are starting to pick up on this and support it, I get the sense this is going to take some time. We’ve got a lot on slate in the […]

Waxman: President May Have Known of Constitutional Defect Before Bill Signing

Rep. Henry Waxman of California, has sent a letter to the White House asking the White House to respond to information that the Speaker of the House may have “called Bush to alert him that the version of the Reconciliation Act he was about to sign differed from the version that passed the U.S. House […]

Vote on Kerry-Cantwell Amendment to Strike Drilling in the Arctic Refuge from the Budget Delayed

In a brief reprieve, the latest vote on drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been pushed back to tomorrow. Senators Kerry and Cantwell were expected to offer an amendment on the Senate floor today at 5:00 pm est, to strike drilling in the Arctic Refuge from the budget. Aides to Senator Kerry report, “With […]

Statement by John Kerry on Nomination of Richard Capka to Serve as Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration

As I reported here yesterday, John Kerry plans to put a hold on Bush’s nomination for the Federal Highway Administration, Richard Capka. The following is the text of John Kerry’s full statement on his intention to block Capka’s nomination: ‚ÄúThis nomination adds insult to incompetence. I have a bad feeling that Richard Capka could be […]

John Kerry Backs Democratic Small Business Health Care Bill

John Kerry the ranking Democrat on the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, is a lead sponsor of Democratic legislation that would make health coverage more affordable for small businesses. The Small Employers Health Benefits Program Act (S. 2382), which Ron posted about here last week, was introduced by Sens. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.) and Blanche […]

Bush Falls, Democrats Rise in Latest Polls

Bush has hit yet a new low, with Pew Research Center showing his approval down to 33%, falling even below his 34% approval in two consecutive CBS polls. His approval has fallen from 47% to 26% among independents this year, and even his approval among Republicans has fallen from 89% to 73% since January. The […]

George Clooney to Arianna: I Did Not Blog

It seems that Arianna Huffington and the Huffington Post may have stepped over some boundries with Oscar winner George Clooney. The buzz is that Huffington created a blog post from quotes from Clooney and posted it on the Huffington Post as though it were an actual post from George Clooney. Elizabeth Snead of the L.A. […]