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Springsteen: Bring Em Home

Bruce Springsteen and his “Seeger Sessions” Band were on Conan Friday night performing a couple of tunes from the their widely acclaimed Seeger Sessions Tour. With a message aimed at the Bush administration about our troops in Iraq, Springsteen and band performed “Bring Em Home.” Watch it here: Springsteen’s “Bring Em Home” message couldn’t be […]

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Takes on Democracy

I have long been an admirer of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. While many in the blogosphere, left and right, are discussing the validity of his recent Rolling Stone article, I simply applaud his willingness to take on an issue that many prefer not to discuss. It’s not about changing the results of an election long […]

A GOP Cut and Run Moment in History

An historical example of one of the many Bush Administration chicken hawks cutting and running:

John Kerry on the Casey Plan for Iraq Redeployment, the Maliki Timetable — “We Were Right”

The Iraqi Prime Minister unveiled a unity program today, which includes a timeline for American troops to withdraw from Iraq. Earlier I reported on the news that Gen. George W. Casey Jr. has “drafted a plan that projects sharp reductions in the United States military presence there by the end of 2007, with the first […]

John Kerry to Address Energy Independence, Environment, Climate Change Solutions on Monday

John Kerry will deliver a major speech on energy independence, the environment, and global climate change at Faneuil Hall in Boston, MA on Monday, June 26, 2006 at 11:30 am. Kerry will address the urgent need to break our dependence on foreign oil, address the growing threat of global climate change, and establish a real […]

Norquist and Nonprofit Groups Funneled Money For Abramoff

The Washington Post has a 4 page piece today on the connections between the Abramoff scandal and nonprofit organizations that include two groups that Grover Norquist is involved with: Newly released documents in the Jack Abramoff investigation shed light on how the lobbyist secretly routed his clients’ funds through tax-exempt organizations with the acquiescence of […]

U.S. General in Iraq Outlines Troop Cuts

Funny, when the Democrats talk about drawing down the troops, it’s emboldening the enemy… The top American commander in Iraq has drafted a plan that projects sharp reductions in the United States military presence there by the end of 2007, with the first cuts coming this September, American officials say. According to a classified briefing […]