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Shrum v. Klein

Tapped looks at Joe Klein’s book (discussed earlier). They quote Klein’s claim in the book that Kerry did not discuss Abu Ghraib after his strategists held a focus group. Bob Shrum denied the account, stating that Kerry “never received any advice not to talk about Abu Gharib. I certainly never gave him that advice.” Klein […]

Bush Administration Exposed on Another WMD Lie

The Washington Post reveals that yet another Bush administration claim of finding evidence of WMD was a lie–but there’s no doubt the conservative blogosphere will still cling to their claims that WMD was present and the war was justified. On May 29, 2003, 50 days after the fall of Baghdad, President Bush proclaimed a fresh […]

Walking and Talking with John Kerry, About the Blogosphere

John Kerry was in Los Angeles yesterday touring downtown L.A. with Rep Xavier Becerra (CA-31) to meet with immigrant hotel workers, healthcare workers and high school students about immigration reform. I was at two of the events and had the opportunity to speak with Kerry after the last event at South Los Angeles High School […]

Kerry: The Energy Department Has Worst Small Business Contracting Record

The nation’s largest civilian contracting agency is not awarding enough contracts to small businesses and has failed to take the appropriate steps to meet its goals, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) charged today following the release of a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the Department of Energy’s small business program. “It’s big […]

George Bush is a Baby Killer

The title might be a little extreme, but after all the times opponents of abortion rights have tried to obfuscate the issue by calling us “baby killers” here’s a bit of evidence that makes a much better case for applying this title to Bush and his supporters/worshippers: IRAQ: Doctors, NGOs warn of high infant mortality […]

Chicago Tribune Wants Answers From Dick Cheney

How long until the conservative blogosphere calls the Chicago Tribune a part of the left wing media? The Tribune is demanding answers from Dick Cheney: Answers, Mr. Cheney Vice President Dick Cheney is among the most secretive members of the Bush administration. But he’s been in his bunker long enough. It’s time for him to […]

Kerry, Landrieu: Bush Administration Fails to Fully Report Disaster Loan Financial Status to Congress

Senators Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and John Kerry (D-Mass.) are seeking to hold the Bush Administration accountable for failing to fully meet a congressional request for a daily report on the financial status of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Loan Program. As members of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, they have repeatedly […]

Quote of the Day

Two for today (since one was already posted here, but is worthy of repeating): From a troll commenting at Atrios: “Liberals, you will not win. Not a chance, we own the machines.” –Anonymous And from Pamela’s post below: “I did not vote for the president to go to war.” –John Kerry