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Could Cheney Be Next?

TruthOut has reported that Rove has been indicted and has been given 24 hours to get his affairs in order (see earlier post). Now handwritten notes by Dick Cheney on the “margins of a July 6, 2003 New York Times op-ed column by former ambassador Joseph Wilson,” have been included as part of the latest […]

Breaking: Karl Rove Indicted!!

Following up on his piece yesterday that an indictment of Karl Rove was imminent, Jason Leopold of TruthOut reports: Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald spent more than half a day Friday at the offices of Patton Boggs, the law firm representing Karl Rove. During the course of that meeting, Fitzgerald served attorneys for former Deputy White […]

More Newsweek Poll Results

The Newsweek poll I noted below has more interesting results to share today. Here’s some other points worth noting from the Newsweek poll results… — Seventy-one percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the country, and more than half—52 percent—say they would like the Democrats to win enough seats to […]

Newsweek Poll: Americans Wary of NSA Spying

Contrary to the WaPo/ABC Poll reported here yesterday, a Newsweek poll reports today that the “majority of Americans, following this week’s revelation that the National Security Agency has been secretly collecting the phone records of U.S. citizens since the September 11 terrorist attacks” say that the “Bush administration gone too far in expanding the powers […]

Qwest, it isn’t just a journey, it’s a destination

For anyone interested in changing their telephone service to Qwest, here is the phone number to call: 1-800-860-2255 It took me less than 10 minutes to make the change from MCI to Qwest. After the transaction was complete, I said I wanted to thank Qwest for not complying with the NSA’s request to turn over […]

Bucking the Outsourcing Trend

NBC News reports that some American companies are bucking the outsourcing trend. The costs maybe sometimes far higher, but ‘made in the USA’ brings other benefits, they say. In Lawrence, MA, a suburb of Boston, workers at the New Balance factory “create the sound of ‘made in the USA.’” The company, striving in a world […]

CNN Poll: Clinton Outperformed Bush

Are you missing the good old Clinton days? Are you caught up in worry about gas prices, the economy, and the everyday things that average American’s worry about every day? Well, here’s some news for you, that is both reassuring and maddening… In a new poll comparing President Bush’s job performance with that of his […]