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Feinstein Questions Sampson About Lam Firing

Former chief of staff to Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales testified today before the Senate Judiciary commitee “that contrary to Mr. Gonzales’s earlier assertions, the attorney general was involved in discussions to fire United States attorneys.” “I don’t think the attorney general’s statement that he was not involved in any discussions about U.S. attorney removals […]

Bono Knighted: Bow before his ‘demigodness’

(Julien Behal / AP) What no light saber? AP News reports that “Irish rock star and global humanitarian Bono became a knight of the British empire” today and “joked that his youngest son thought he was about to become a Jedi instead.” Bono, 46, was named a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of […]

Senate OKs War Bill with Iraq Timeline, Kerry Warns Bush: Don’t Veto Iraq Funding Bill

Senate Democrats ignored Bush’s veto threat and pushed through the Iraq funding bill today, that would require Bush to start withdrawing troops from “the civil war in Iraq.” The 51-47 vote was “a rare, sharp rebuke to a wartime commander in chief.” There’s some serious irony in Bush’s veto threats, the bill has passed, and […]

Actor, Ex-Senator Fred Thompson For President?

Will Fred Thompson be the next Ronald Reagan switching gears from actor to president? One was enough in my opinion, but Thompson, it is reported is testing the waters and considering entering the ’08 presidential race. Thompson, I will note is also a former U.S. Senator. His interest, confirmed in a brief interview this week, […]

Send a Liberal Blogger to Iraq

Alexander Paul Melonas over at Gun Toting Liberal has expressed interest in joining the two bloggers from RedState on the trip to Iraq that the Pentagon has granted. Melonas says of his desire to take the trip to Iraq: Considering this situation in some depth, I think two issues demand attention. While I respect those […]

Common Sense Blog Launches with Bill Scher

The Campaign for America’s Future has officially launched their new blog — Common Sense with Bill Scher of Liberal Oasis as the editor. From Liberal Oasis, Bill notes: (Common Sense is a project of TomPaine.com, which is a project of the Institute for America’s Future, the Campaign’s sister organization. Got that?) As I mentioned before, […]

Got Sinkholes?

A few months ago a water pipe burst under the apartment building I live in, in the Los Angeles area. The water leaked for a few days before it was fixed and with in a very short time from the leak doors started to stick in my 2nd floor apartment and the one below mine. […]

Kerry and Hagel Introduce Bill to Support Veteran, Reservist Entrepreneurs

On Wednesday, Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) introduced new legislation to provide financial relief as well as increased economic opportunities to Veterans and Reservists who want to start or expand a small business. It’s great to see this new legislation, as a small business owner, I know that entrepreneurs need all the […]