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24 and Alias Finales Air

Monday was an incredible night for television. Several cities including San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and London were all saved from nuclear attacks between the finales of 24 and Alias. 24 had an excellent ending to the season, including the arrest of a crooked President. If only real life can imitate television here. I had wondered […]

Senator Ted Kennedy’s Remarks: Murtha and Mora Receive Profile in Courage Awards

Today, Rep. John Murtha will be awarded the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award in Boston for his bold stance that U.S. troops should be pulled out of Iraq. The Guardian U.K. reports, Murtha’s “statement many say helped change the public debate over the war, because of Murtha’s past as a Democratic hawk and […]

Albright Worries About Bush’s Religious Extremism

Reuters reports on Madeline Albright’s fears about George Bush, as expressed in her book The Mighty and the Almighty: U.S. President George W. Bush has alienated Muslims around the world by using absolutist Christian rhetoric to discuss foreign policy issues, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says. “I worked for two presidents who were men […]

John Kerry on Developments in Iraq, New Iraqi Government: We Must Begin a Schedule for Withdrawing Troops by the End of This Year

John Kerry held a press conference in Boston today on the latest developments in Iraq, as Bush stated at a speech today in Chicago, “The government [in Iraq] is still a work in progress. And overcoming longstanding divisions will take time.” At his press conference today, John Kerry said: “Rather than set deadlines and get […]

Studio 60 Saved From Killer Competition

There’s some good news for Aaron Sorkin fans. The creator of Sports Night and The West Wing was scheduled to have his new show, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip on NBC at 9 pm Thursdays. This initially looked like a great spot on NBC’s traditionally strongest night. Then ABC and CBS placed Grey’s Anatomy […]

Data of 26.5 Million U.S. Veterans Stolen, John Kerry Says: “Someone Needs To Be Fired”

(MSNBC) In the news today, a computer disk with the personal data of approximately 26.5 million U.S. veterans has been stolen from the home of a Veterans Affairs analyst. The V.A. released this information today. Senator John Kerry issued the following statement on the reports that the personal data of over 26 million U.S. military […]

Wired News Violates Court Order, Publishes ATT/NSA Documents

Wired News has stepped up and published “the full AT&T documents are filed under seal in federal court in San Francisco,” in the class-action lawsuit from Electronic Frontier Foundation. Electronic Frontier Foundation alleges that AT&T cooperated in an illegal National Security Agency domestic surveillance program. Whistleblower, former AT&T technician Mark Klein is the key witness […]

Kerry Business Conference in Massachusetts Helps Cut Red Tape, Provides Disaster Recovery Info

Today, Senator John Kerry hosted a regional procurement conference and business expo with the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce in Lawrence, Massachusetts, to help small businesses navigate the process of getting federal contracts and to provide disaster recovery information on the heels of the region’s worst flooding in 70 years. “Our goal is to help small […]