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Truthout’s Latest Statement on Rove

Marc Ash of Truthout has another statement on the Rove article, with further discussion at TalkLeft: I’d like to break this posting into two categories: What we know, and what we believe. They will be clearly marked We know that we have now three independent sources confirming that attorneys for Karl Rove were handed an […]

Frank Rich on Rove’s Da Vinci Code

Frank Rich’s column on The Rove Da Vinci Code doesn’t really have to do much with the book or movie, but does make some important points. While George Bush and Karl Rove may pander to the religious right, they are not going to change the law: Though President Bush endorsed the federal marriage amendment then, […]

Kerry Whips Up Local Ohio Dems

Kerry, who visited the Courthouse Square in Newark in September 2004 during his unsuccessful presidential campaign, answered the question on everybody’s mind, “Are you running for president?” with a question of his own.

“Do you think I ought to do it again?”

The crowd shouted back in the affirmative.

Triple Taxing Teenagers

Here’s a real slap in the face for teenagers (and their parents) who are saving money to go to college. Under the new “$69 billion tax cut bill that President Bush signed this week” the tax rates for “teenagers with college savings funds,” have TRIPLED — “despite Mr. Bush’s 1999 pledge to veto any tax […]

Dixie Chicks Won’t Back Down

Time reports on how politics has impacted the Dixie Chicks: Now that she’s truly notorious, having told a London audience in 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war, “Just so you know, we’re ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas,” Maines has one regret: the apology she offered George W. Bush […]

Saudi Texts Continue to Support Hatred

After 9/11, Saudi Arabia (home to many of the hijackers) promised to revise their education to end teaching hatred of the west. “Not only have we eliminated what might be perceived as intolerance from old textbooks that were in our system, we have implemented a comprehensive internal revision and modernization plan.” The Washington Post also […]

Lamont Urges Lieberman Not To Run As Independent

While I recently questioned the wisdom of his ad campaign, Ned Lamont’s pledge may be a wiser move. Now that Lamont has forced a primary election between himself and Joe Lieberman he has to consider the value of winning the nomination should Lieberman run as an independent. Lamont has placed this pledge on his web […]