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Faith Based Funds Flow to Bush Allies

The Bush administration has funneled at least $157 million in grants to faith based organizations run by it’s political and ideological allies. That’s right, now as the WaPo reports, conservatives that complained for years about the “liberal tilt of federal grant money” are now seeing that under the Bush administration, “turnabout is fair play.” Among […]

Cheney vs. Kennedy

The Boston Globe comments on Cheney’s attack Sunday, on Senator Ted Kennedy: “Given Cheney’s record on the war, a bit of humility is warranted, if not expected.” That about says it all.

OUCH: The Planet of Unreality

Does it feel to you like things are growing more and more surreal everyday? Well, if it does, than it’s possible you’ve been sucked into the vortex of “The Planet of Unreality.” Chances are you had no intention of going there, clearly a vast majority of American’s did not, but if you unwittingly listened to […]

GOP Lags Behind Democrats in Senate Fundraising

Although the Republican committee that handles Senate campaigns has attempted to pick up the pace in fundraising, they still lag behind their rival Democratic committee by almost a 2-to-1 margin. The National Republican Senatorial Committee raised $5.5 million in February, while the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised $3.8 million. Democrats still hold a big advantage […]

Bush’s Poll Ratings Continue to Plummet

A new CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll released Monday show Bush’s ratings continue to plummet, even in the wake of his latest push for support on the Iraq war. Bush proved again today that he’s in deep denial and out of touch with reality, as he stated at his press conference, that withdrawal of the troops from […]

The WaPo’s Firestorm

The WaPo launched a new blog today — Red America. As Editor & Publisher reports, it’s already created a firestorm… During the recent controversy surrounding Dan Froomkin’s blog at The Washington Post, editors not only decided to clearly label his column “opinion” but also to make an effort to hire a conservative blogger to balance […]

Bush on the Defensive, Again

Listening to Bush’s press conference this morning was a trial in patience. Despite his low poll ratings, despite the recent calls for Rumsfeld to resign, despite the calls for withdrawal from Iraq, despite the not so rosy economy, Bush was on the defensive yet again, while sailing down the deep river of denial. AP News […]