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LA Times Sees Through Bush Claims on Deficit

The Bush Administration frequently has received a free ride from the media as their often Orwellian claims were reported as news without analysis. Fortunately those days are ending. The Los Angeles Times didn’t go along with reporting the White House spin on the deficit, but has analyzed the numbers, showing things are not as good […]

Myerson: Lieberman Out of Sync With Connecticut

It’s not just those wild bloggers who are attacking Joe Lieberman. Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson is sounding just like the bloggers in his comments on Lieberman today: Well. I don’t blog; I columnize. But count me with the bloggers on this one. No great mystery enshrouds the challenge to Lieberman, nor is the campaign […]

Liberal Newsmen Make the News

A couple of more liberal journalists were themselves the topic of news reports today. The New York Times has an article on Keith Olbermann and his feud with Bill O’Reilly. Olbermann has passed CNN in the ratings but remians well behind Fox. Perhaps coverage such as this will help Olbermann narrow the gap. There were […]

Ted Kennedy on Pentagon’s Announcement That it Will Follow the Geneva Convention Guidelines on Detainees

As reported earlier the pentagon announced today that it will follow the Geneva Convention Treaty for all detainees. The new Pentagon policy, outlined in a memo released today, and the proposal for modifying military tribunals, outlined in testimony before a Senate panel, represent the administration’s most detailed response to the Supreme Court ruling so far. […]

Robert Novak to Reveal All Regarding PlameGate Testimony

Robert Novak says he’ll be revealing all tomorrow, regarding his testimony in the PlameGate case. Novak revealed today that “Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has informed my attorneys that, after two and one-half years, his investigation of the CIA leak case concerning matters directly relating to me has been concluded.” That frees me to reveal my […]

Brown Challenges Doolittle to Debate, as Doolittle’s PAC Fees Scrutinized

The WaPo is reporting today that “In the past two years, campaign and political action committees controlled by Rep. John T. Doolittle (R-Calif.) paid ever-larger commissions to his wife’s one-person company and spent tens of thousands of dollars on gifts at stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co. and a Ritz-Carlton day […]

Seven Coordinated Bomb Blasts in Bombay, India Kill at Least 139

According to the Bush plan, the world would be a safer place, with the cowboy at the helm, fighting terrorism. Today, in Bombay, India “at least 139 people were killed and more than 260 injured in a series of seven coordinated bomb blasts that rocked the commuter rail network in Bombay, India’s financial capital, during […]

A New ’08 Prediction: Bloomberg for President

The New York Post’s Dick Morris says today if Mike Bloomberg ran for president in ’08 “as an independent, he can win.” Yes, not just hurt Hillary Clinton or the Republicans, but actually win the White House. Obviously, he has his bank account in his favor. Like Ross Perot in 1992 and 1996, he wouldn’t […]