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Giuliani Enjoys Support of Some Libertarians

Photo credit: World Net Daily In a previous post, I mentioned that, according to Rasmussen Reports, Gore and Edwards are matching up better than either Obama or Clinton in hypothetical races against Rudy Giuliani, the current Republican front-runner. Eric of Mainstream Libertarian points out that, if nominated, Rudy Giuliani would be the first Libertarian Republican […]

Kerry Responds to Bush Administration Overtures to Iran and Syria

Helene Cooper asks in the N.Y. Times today: “Has the Bush administration gone soft on its foes?” Cooper is referring to the new willingness of the Bush administration to “hold high-level contacts with Iran and Syria.” As recently as Jan. 12, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice repeated what has been a constant of Bush foreign […]

Historian and Intellectual Icon Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Dies at 89

Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., the historian and intellectual icon, who was a John F. Kennedy confidant and liberal standard-bearer passed away last night at the age of 89. Schlesinger was the author of “more than 20 books and winner of two Pulitzer Prizes. He helped “define and defend mainstream liberalism during the Cold War and […]

Kerry Announces Hearing on Proposed $32 Billion TXU-KKR Deal

On Sunday, I reported on the buy out deal for Texas utility company TXU, the largest utility in Texas. The buy out deal would cause TXU to “abandon plans to build 8 of 11 coal plants and commit to a broad menu of environmental measures, according to people involved in the negotiations.” John Kerry announced […]