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Think Tanks and Democratic versus Republican Ideas

I’ve criticized Kos plenty around here, and my review of one excerpt from Crashing the Gate was not very favorable. I’ll balance this today by commenting on an unfavorable review in The Daily Standard (apparently a site for those who cannot wait an entire week to be spoon fed the latest conservative talking points from […]

Senator Ted Kennedy on Senator Frist’s Immigration Bill

Today, Senator Edward M. Kennedy released the following statement on Senator Frist’s immigration bill: “Senator Frist is prescribing the wrong medicine. We can’t fix a broken immigration system with enforcement alone. We’ve tried that before and it doesn’t work. We also have to deal with the 12 million undocumented workers who are living here, working […]

Laugh of the Day

Passed on by a friend via email: ATLANTA . The Center for Disease Control has issued a warning about a new virulent strain of Sexually Transmitted Disease. The disease is contracted through dangerous and high-risk behavior. The disease is called Gonorrhea Lectim and pronounced “gonna re-elect him.” Many victims contracted it in 2004, after having […]

Quote of the Day: Worst President Ever

Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the Democratic leader, said Thursday that given Mr. Bush’s record, “I really do believe this man will go down as the worst president this country has ever had.” (From the New York Times)

Kennedy and Leahy Ask Gonzales for Information on Criminal Cases Involving Warrantless Wiretapping

NSA PROGRAM UNDERCUTS NATIONAL SECURITY BY ENCOURAGING CHALLENGES IN THE PROSECUTION OF TERRORISTS Washington, DC: Today Senate Judiciary members Edward M. Kennedy and Patrick Leahy sent a letter to Attorney General Gonzales requesting information on cases involving warrantless wiretapping. The Judiciary Committee is continuing its hearings on the NSA program – a program that Senator […]

Idaho Governor Kempthorne Picked for Interior

Yesterday, Bush named Idaho Governor Dirk Kempthorne as the new secretary of the interior. Kempthorne is a popular Western Republican with Washington experience and a highly “disputed environmental record.” Bush tried to sell Kempthorne as a friend of the environment, but was quickly shot down by environmentalists. “Dirk understands that those who live closest to […]

Dem Senators Propose ‘XXX’ Domain for Porn Websites

Two Democratic Senators have proposed legislation that would establish a new “.XXX” domain for racy or sexually explicit websites. While the Republicans seem to relish associating with the porn industry, the Democrats are the ones who seek to protect our children from it.. The bill proposed by senators Mark Pryor and Max Baucus, both Democrats, […]

Dr. Who Returns to United States Tonight

Sopranos fans had a hard time waiting eighteen months, but this is nothing compared to what Dr. Who fans have had to endure. Fans of Dr. Who have had to wait since 1989 (pretending the 1996 movie doesn’t exist, similar to Star Trek fans and Star Trek V). Dr. Who is a timelord from the […]