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About Those Bunker Busters

The Union of Concerned Scientists has an animation video about those pesky bunker busters that the Bush administration is considering using in Iran. Watch it here: On that note, the news issue of Newsweek reports “Some neocon activists have urged a sharp increase in U.S. efforts to undermine Tehran and thwart its nuclear ambitions.” And, […]

Manic Monday’s Gas Price Mania

Worried about soaring gas prices? Have no fear — Bush has ordered a probe into gas prices. That’s right the addict-in-chief is concerned that his pals the oil barrons could be PRICE GOUGING, so he’s going to give another phony pep talk tomorrow about how the problem “cannot be solved overnight.” Scottie “the puppet” McClellan […]

Rumsfeld Sued Over Pentagon’s Recruiting Database

Let me just start this off by reiterating the call to FIRE Rumsfeld! Reuters reports that “Six New York teen-agers filed a law suit against Pentagon chief Donald Rumsfeld today, alleging that “the U.S. Department of Defense broke the law by keeping an extensive database on potential recruits.” The suit in federal court in Manhattan […]

John Kerry Addresses U.S. Foreign Policy in Latin America

On Thursday, April 20, Senator John Kerry delivered remarks at the U.N.’s Latin Economic Forum’s second annual summit on competitiveness and poverty reduction in Latin America at the United Nations. Below are remarks as prepared for delivery: During my campaign for the presidency in 2004, by necessity I spoke frequently about Iraq, Afghanistan, the Middle […]

Jagger to Bush: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

It appears that Bush will have to settle for lesser accomodations when he visit’s Vienna, Austria in June. Mick Jagger beat Bush to the punch in reserving the luxury Royal Suite at the five-star Imperial Hotel in Vienna, and Jagger has refused to give it up for Bush. PRESIDENT George Bush can’t get no satisfaction […]

Dotty Lynch: The Real John Kerry Finally Stands Up

CBS’s Dotty Lynch writes about John Kerry’s “Dissent” speech, in her Political Points column today, “Kerry has the opportunity to lead a movement once again… by rallying a very angry public to force a change in policy. Richard Nixon worried about Kerry’s potential as a leader back in the 70s; maybe the new Kerry will […]

Late Night News

Late night news at the Dem Daily… Think Progress has a post on the tonight’s 60 Minutes broadcast: CIA Official Reveals Bush, Cheney, Rice Were Personally Told Iraq Had No WMD in Fall 2002 Tonight on 60 Minutes, Tyler Drumheller, the former chief of the CIA’s Europe division, revealed that in the fall of 2002, […]

Brzezinski: Been There, Done That

Zbigniew Brzezinski’s OP/ED in the Sunday L.A. Times says it all in the subtitle, “Talk of a U.S. strike on Iran is eerily reminiscent of the run-up to the Iraq war.” IRAN’S ANNOUNCEMENT that it has enriched a minute amount of uranium has unleashed urgent calls for a preventive U.S. airstrike from the same sources […]