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Weekend ’08 Buzz

We haven’t even made it past the mid-terms yet, but it seems like if it’s the weekend it must be time for the ’08 buzz… In the news today is a list of ’08 potentials who will be visiting Iowa this month and little ditty from good ole rightwing pundit Robert Novak about Rudy Giuliani… […]

Hoekstra Told Bush That Failing to Inform Congress of Secret Projects Might Be Illegal

Representative Peter Hoekstra of Michigan, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, told Bush in May, in a “sharply worded letter,” that the Bush administration “might have violated the law by failing to inform Congress of some secret intelligence programs and risked losing Republican support on national security matters.” A copy of the four-page […]

Laura’s Lament: “Good Polls” Never Show Up on the Front Page

Laura Bush lamented during the interviewed on “Larry King Live” on Thursday night, that “good polls” for the Bush “never end up on the front page.” She also said that she did not trust the polls at all, because polls that reveal the president’s low approval rating “are not what we we when we travel […]

New Links Between Abramoff, White House

Newly released logs from the Secret Service, show that lobbyist “Jack Abramoff had a half-dozen White House appointments in the early months of the Bush administration.” The appointments included a meeting with a domestic policy aide to Vice President Cheney and a meeting in the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives attended by about 40 […]

One Day After Kerry Puts the Bush Admin on Notice – Bush Claims to Still be Looking for Bin Laden

On Thursday, John Kerry sent a letter to John Negroponte putting the Bush administration on notice that the CIA Unit “responsible for hunting down Osama bin Laden,” should be reopened immediately. The NY Times reported Monday that “[t]he unit, known as Alec Station, was disbanded late last year and its analysts reassigned within the C.I.A. […]