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Gonzales Threatened to Quit?

So, just what was the motive behind Bush sealing that evidence yesterday, that was seized from Rep Jefferson’s office over the weekend? Here’s the answer… Call it crony power, call it a Gonzales absolute power push…

Military to Report Marines Killed Iraqi Civilians

Recently, Rep. Jack Murtha spoke out about this. As to be expected, the swiftboating kicked in immediately. Sadly, today this story is sweeping the newswires… A military investigation into the deaths of two dozen Iraqis last November is expected to find that a small number of marines in western Iraq carried out extensive, unprovoked killings […]

John Kerry on the Confirmation of General Michael Hayden as CIA Director

As I reported earlier, the Senate voted 78-15 today, to confirm General Michael Hayden as “Bush’s choice to replace Porter J. Goss, who announced May 5 that he was stepping down after 20 months on the job.” John Kerry issued the following statement in regards to the confirmation and his vote against the nomination: “I […]

The Rise and Fall of the Bush and Blair Empire

Remember the Fall of the Roman Empire? Here we are thousands of years later and we’re in the midst of witnessing the Fall of the Bush and Blair Empire. Last night’s admission of missteps on Iraq by the dictator duo, was yet another step in the descent of the pair that brought us a war […]

Thought for the Day

We often post a “Quote of the Day” here at the Dem Daily and lately I’ve been thinking that we could use some counter balance here from the political and media madness… “In order to achieve genuine, lasting world peace based on compassion, we need a sense of universal responsibility. First we have to try […]

Senate Confirms Hayden as CIA Director

The Senate confirmed Gen. Michael Hayden, a career Air Force man, to head the CIA today, after hearing assurances he will be independent of the Pentagon. Hayden was approved by a vote of 78-15. Senator Edward M. Kennedy released the following statement on General Hayden’s nomination to become CIA Director: “I voted against General Hayden. […]

John Kerry on the Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

The Senate confirmed White House aide Brett Kavanaugh as an appeals court judge today, after nearly three years of hold-ups. The confirmation signals, yet another victory in Bush’s drive to “place a more conservative stamp on the nation’s courts.” Kavanaugh was confirmed on a vote of 57-36. Republicans praised Kavanaugh but he was widely opposed […]

House Offices Searched After Gunfire Report

Never a dull moment on the Hill or in the House it seems. Last weekend the FBI raided a Rep’s office and seized documents — This morning we have a report of gunfire in a garage in the Rayburn building in the Capitol complex. “At 10:30 this morning, we received a report of shots fired […]