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Kerry Says Democrats Can Make a More Secure Nation

Massachusetts Senator John Kerry was in Story City, Iowa on Saturday stumping for Democrat Rich Olive, who is running for the Iowa Senate District 5 seat. (John Kerry and Rich Olive) At the fundraising event for Rich Olive, Kerry “challenged Democrats to take back statehouses and governor’s mansions across the nation in November, saying the […]

New York Times Endorses Lamont

The editors of the New York Times inserted a bombshell into an article by Adam Nagourney on the Lieberman campaign. As Nagourney writes about the problems with Lieberman’s campaign the editors added this note: The editorial page of The New York Times on Sunday endorsed Mr. Lamont over Mr. Lieberman, arguing that the senator had […]

Bush Administration Hid Costs in Iraq

Republicans cannot be trusted with either defending America or handling our money. The New York Times finds signs of creative accounting: The State Department agency in charge of $1.4 billion in reconstruction money in Iraq used an accounting shell game to hide ballooning cost overruns on its projects there and knowingly withheld information on schedule […]

House Passes Minimum Wage Hike

The House passed a minimum wage hike late last night while “also permanently slashing the estate tax.” GOP leaders calculate the move might actually “garner enough Senate support to become law.” In the rush to bolster their party’s accomplishments before leaving today on a five-week summer break, House Republican leaders effectively took a gamble. If […]

Mel Gibson Issues Apology

As Ron reported here earlier, Mel Gibson went on a tirade when arrested for drunk driving Friday. Unfortunately, the tirade was reported to be filled with a slew of anti-Semitic statements. AP reports that Gibson has issued a lengthy statement today apologizing for his “drunk driving arrest and saying he has battled alcoholism throughout his […]

Kerry: Don’t Change Primary Calendar Iowa First

During his visit to Iowa yesterday, John Kerry said that the 2008 presidential primary calendar proposed by a DNC committee last week “risks complicating the nomination process.” “I’m in favor of Iowa as the first caucus and New Hampshire as the first primary,” Kerry told The Des Moines Register after testifying in Iowa City at […]

Mel Gibson Goes on Anti-Semitic Tirade

I’ve noted Mel Gibson’s propensity to say very dumb things in the past. Movie news site TMZ.com, shows Gibson, long suspected of anti-semitism, has out done himself when detained for drunk driving: TMZ has learned that Mel Gibson went on a rampage when he was arrested Friday on suspicion of drunk driving, hurling religious epithets. […]

My Advice for Hillary

The New York Times predicts that 2008 May Test Clinton’s Bond With McCain . They report that after a Congressional trip: Mrs. Clinton and Mr. McCain went on to develop an amiable if professionally calculated relationship. They took more official trips together, including to Iraq. They worked together on the Senate Armed Services Committee and […]