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John Kerry: World Waits for Supreme Court Decision on Climate Change and Environment

The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to take on a battle against pollution, spurred by states with the Bush administration. The court said it “would decide whether the EPA is required under the federal clean air law to treat carbon dioxide from automobiles as a pollutant harmful to health.” The heated debate is over global […]

Supreme Court May Rule on Texas Redistricting Plan

The Houston Chronicle reports that the Supreme Court decision on the Texas redistricting plan may come as early as this week. If the plan is thrown out it could increase the chances of Democrats retaking the House. If the plan is upheld, other states might subsequently redraw their Congressional districts without waiting until the next […]

Jonathan Chait on The Differences Between Liberals and Conservatives

Jonathan Chait has a somewhat strange column this week at TNR. He feels compelled to start with a cheap shot at Kerry which has little to do with his main topic. Apparently he feels Kerry “is a really awful politician” and doesn’t buy the more sensible argument that “it’s awfully hard to defeat an incumbent […]

Peter Daou Takes Hillary to the Net

More talk of bloggers and candidates today… Chris Cillizza reports on the WaPo, that “Hillary Rodham Clinton has pulled off a major coup in her evolving relationship with the liberal blogosphere.” Clinton, has hired Peter Daou, the author of the Daou Report (a blog on Salon.com) and a former of blog staffer for the 2004 […]

Limbaugh Detained for Viagra

Rush Limbaugh was detained at the at Palm Beach International Airport tonight for “a Viagra prescription that did not bear his name.” Instead, the bottle of pills had the names of two doctors on it according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office. U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents examined the 55-year-old’s luggage after his private […]

John Kerry Connects the Dots with his Speech on Energy Independence

I was in the audience today, as Senator John Kerry delivered a powerful speech at Faneuil Hall in Boston on what America needs to do to free itself from foreign oil dependence, combat global warming and climate change and push for more efficient energy usage in the U.S. Before the speech we were treated to […]

Dear Mr President, Chew on This: The Majority of Americans Want Withdrawal Plan for Iraq

Dear Mr President, We know you don’t like to pay attention to the polls. It’s a fact that most politicians don’t, but the time has come for you to pay attention to the American people. In the news today, is a new poll that says: “A majority of Americans say Congress should pass a resolution […]

Audio of John Kerry’s Speech at Faneuil Hall: Three New Bold Ideas for Energy Independence and Global Climate Change

John Kerry’s speech today on energy independence is making it’s way through the news this afternoon. Audio of John Kerry’s speech on Energy Independence is available here. UPDATE: Video is available here.