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Kerry and Dean Offer Similar Agendas For Democrats

Lately we’ve seen a number of statements from Democrats to summarize their message going into the 2006 elections. Recently, on Meet the Press, John Kerry, called summed up the message as “Tell the truth. Fire the incompetents. Get out of Iraq. Have health care for all Americans.” Kerry also provided a more comprehensive set of […]

A Round of Applause for Valerie Plame

Valerie Plame and her husband Joe Wilson have been through the mill at the hands of the Bush administration. On April 29, stand and cheer for Valerie Plame, as she and husband, Ambassador Joe Wilson attend the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. E&P has confirmed that she is slated to attend this year’s gala, along […]

Dick DeVos’s Goal

Dick DeVoss is running for Governor of Michigan against Jennifer Granholm, and is active in the campaign to eliminate Michigan’s Single Business Tax. (Granholm agrees with eliminating the tax, but is a stickler for one little detail. She insists that before it is eliminated there is a plan to make up for the lost revenue.) […]

CIA Getting Valuable Information From Blogs

A few months ago we found from the stat counter that we had a reader from the CIA. It looks like we aren’t the only blog the CIA is looking at. The Washington Times reports that the CIA mines ‘rich’ content from blogs: President Bush and U.S. policy-makers are receiving more intelligence from open sources […]

Factcheck Reports RNC Ad Mischaracterizes Democratic Stance On Immigration

Factcheck.org writes that an RNC Ad Mischaracterizes Democratic Stance On Immigration. This is typical of Republicans. As they are on the wrong side of virtually every issue they are forced to campaign by claiming Democrats support positions other than those they really hold. From their summary: The RNC mischaracterizes the Democratic stance on immigration legislation […]

Rolling Stone Asks: The Worst President in History?

It’s no small surprise that so many of us think of George W. Bush as the worst president in history. The latest issue of Rolling Stone takes a look at this saying “Bush is in serious contention for the title of worst ever.” In early 2004, an informal survey of 415 historians conducted by the […]

Oil Spikes for Third Day in a Row

As I reported yesterday, oil prices are on the rise. It looks like it’s time to ramp up car pooling efforts, take more public transporation, and toss out your plans for a summer vacation… Oil prices leapt above $72 a barrel Wednesday, settling at a record high for the third straight day after a government […]

The World According to Ted Includes Kerry ’08

Scott Lehigh’s Boston Globe column yesterday takes a look at the world according to Ted Kennedy. Kennedy, up for re-election this year, is still going strong after 43 years in the Senate. Lehigh could have left the snark behind in my opinion, but among the notable quotes from the column is this: ”The American people, […]