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Bush Tells al-Maliki We’ll Stay in Iraq

There Will Be No Qucik Exit From Iraq. Why am I not surprised that Bush told Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki that “U.S. troops will remain in Iraq“? The president acknowledged the pressure at home for the beginning of U.S. troop withdrawals but he said, “We’ll be in Iraq until the job is complete, at the […]

CNN’s Larry King Live: Larry King Interviews Senator John Kerry (TRANSCRIPT)

John Kerry was on Larry King Live tonight. The interview, as I expected ran the gamut of some of today’s news on the Iraq War and of course included the obligatory speculation about the ’08 presidential race. Kerry was on the money about Iraq and needless to say much of what he has said in […]

John Kerry on Larry King Live Tonight (UPDATED)

As previously noted here in the comments on an earlier thread, John Kerry will be on Larry King Live tonight, discussing Iraq, or if you believe CNN, “his Iraq joke gone wrong.” Tune in tonight at 9 ET. Via CNN’s Larry King Live: E-mail your questions for Sen. John Kerry. No doubt the “joke” will […]

John Kerry on Massachusetts vs. EPA

Longtime champion of the environment, John Kerry released the following statement today on Massachusetts vs. EPA: “I’m proud that Massachusetts is leading the charge in the most significant environmental case in decades. But it speaks volumes that our state was forced to go all the way to the Supreme Court because the federal government refuses […]

Frist Will Not Seek Presidency in 2008

Bill Frist announced today that he will not run for president in 2008. “In the Bible, God tells us for everything there is a season, and for me, for now, this season of being an elected official has come to a close,” said the Tennessee Republican, a surgeon before he entered politics in 1994. He […]

Bush Blames Al Qaeda – Insists No Civil War In Iraq

The Bush Blame Game continues… On the eve of a high-profile trip to Jordan to meet Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Iraq, President Bush on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that Iraq has descended into civil war, blamed Al Qaeda for the latest wave of sectarian violence and vowed not to withdraw troops “until the mission is […]

Bush’s Warped View of Global Warming Goes to Court

Environmental groups will be watching Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency in the Supreme Court this week, as the Bush administration defends their refusal to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from new motor vehicles. The Environmental Protection Agency lacks the power to regulate carbon dioxide as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act, the administration said in […]

Hell No… We Won’t Go

Hell No… We Won’t Go… Bush Pledges Continued U.S. Presence in Iraq. Stay the course is alive and well in Latvia. President Bush, rejecting what he called “pessimistic” assessments of his Middle East policy, pledged Tuesday to make necessary changes in Iraq but vowed never to pull out U.S. troops before completing the mission there… […]