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Words to Debate Iraq By

This morning evokes thoughts of our 34th President, Dwight David Eisenhower. He died on this day, March 28, 1969, thirty-eight years ago. Not much of an anniversary, but in this time of Bush, Cheney, Rove and Gonzales, the man everybody called Ike is more and more a reminder of a lost American decency. I met […]

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, […]