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NSA Whistleblower To Expose More Unlawful Activity

ThinkProgress has it from CongressDaily today, that former NSA staffer Russell Tice will testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee next week. Ice is expected to testify “that not only do employees at the agency believe the activities they are being asked to perform are unlawful, but that what has been disclosed so far is […]

Gaggle Gone Awry

Poor Tony Snow… First he called an informal “press gaggle” this morning that didn’t exactly go as planned… and then “he had to admit he did not know enough to answer many questions, and referred a couple to deputy press secretary Dana Perino.” The “gaggle” just simply went awry, and Snow found himself having to […]

Senator John Kerry and Journalist Gwen Ifill to Speak at May 15 Emerson College Commencement Ceremonies

Emerson College reports that “Politics and world affairs will take center stage at ” their 126th annual Commencement exercises on Monday, May 15. The commencement will feature “addresses by U.S. Senator John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) and journalist Gwen Ifill. Kerry, who has served in the Senate since 1984 and was the Democratic nominee for president […]

Truthout: Rove Informs White House He Will Be Indicted

Dem Daily reader Dotti J, just tipped me to this Breaking News story from Truthout’s Jason Leopold, who is reporting that Karl Rove will be indicted soon and “will immediately resign his White House job when the special counsel publicly announces the charges against him.” Rove Informs White House He Will Be Indicted By Jason […]

Differing Poll Results on Latest NSA News

This morning brought the news that the Washington Post and ABC News had done a quickie poll on the latest news about the NSA having a huge database of phone calls made within the U.S. — “tens of millions of personal and business telephone calls.” The results of the WaPO/ABC poll showed that the “majority […]

Adam Nagourney, John Kerry, John McCain and Piss Poor MSM Reporting

The Gang of 500 and D.C.’s insider chattering class was rocked by a subtext of New York Times reporter Adam Nagourney’s recent analysis of President Bush’s woeful poll numbers (Poll Gives Bush His Worst Marks Yet, May 10, 2006). But, tucked inside the Nagourney opus was the bombshell that “The political situation has not helped […]

Tell Congress To Stand Up For Internet Freedom Now

Please sign this petition The world’s most oppressive regimes are moving forcefully to censor the internet. In communist China today they are actually policing political thought online right now. And even in our own country, telecom giants are pushing for legislation to force democracy into the slow lane or worse. They are spending millions of […]

John Kerry on Recovery Efforts for Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Promises Made, Promises Not Kept

As I reported here earlier, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported today that John Kerry was due to speak on the Senate floor, and “follow up on his promise last week, to “raise the roof” about the complaints he heard during his recent visit to New Orleans.” Today, some eight months after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, […]