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Bush Administration Tried to Quietly Take Away $6 million for Bomb-detection from Budget

Is anyone feeling safer in the wake of the latest foiled terror plot? Under the leadership of the Bush cabal we’ve learned over and over again how they have FAILED to make this country safer by stripping money from the budget and not adequately beefing up security where it is needed, like ports, chemical factories, […]

About that Terror Plot

NBC reports that they have “learned that U.S. and British authorities had a significant disagreement over when to move in on the suspects in the alleged plot to bring down trans-Atlantic airliners bound for the United States.” It could be all meaningless, but with an administration known to politicize terrorism for they own gain, this […]

Spitzer’s Message

Cross posted from Liberal Values I’ve often been impressed with the way Elliot Spitzer gets out his message. For example, see his article Capitalism With A Democratic Face. (Also available in the Kerry Reference Library.) Spitzer takes on the sterotype of liberals spread by the right wing as opponents of capitalism, concluding with: By taking […]

More GOP Staffer Hijacks Press Conference with John Kerry and Patrick Murphy

Yesterday, I posted about the tele-conference with John Kerry and Patrick Murphy that was slated to be about Iraq. The tele-conference took a couple of weird turn of events when the Chief of Staff of Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Murphy’s opponent, joined the tele-conference and challenged Murphy to a series of debates, which Murphy […]

Around the Blogosphere

A blog round up from Liberal Values: Huffington Post (James Boyce): Can I Ask A Dumb Question? What’s An Islamic Fascist? Put the two together and you have? Well, a system of government oppressively controlled through terror and censorship where the religion is Islam and there’s a policy of belligerent nationalism. But Osama Bin Laden […]

Quote of the Day

The Boston Globe reports on John Kerry and Mitt Romney sparring over fight on terror. John Kerry’s spokesman David Wade has some choice words for Romney… “Mitt Romney’s command of national security is about as real as the weapons of mass destruction in Iraq,” David Wade said.