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John Kerry on Earth Day

John Kerry sent out an email a day or two ago to online supporters about this year’s Earth Day, Sunday April 22: Dear Friend, As we celebrate Earth Day, we face a unique moment to focus on the tremendous challenge posed by global climate change. I have no doubt in my mind, heart, or gut […]

On The Road

Note to readers: I’m hitting the road this morning with my daughter to go check out two university campuses. I’ll be off the blog until late Sunday. I contemplated taking my lap-top with me but have decided against it. Instead… I’m taking a well deserved break from the world of 24/7 news and the blogosphere. […]

Key ‘No Child’ Initiative Under Federal Investigation

In the WaPo today… More Cronyism and corruption from BushCo… The Justice Department is conducting a probe of a $6 billion reading initiative at the center of President Bush’s No Child Left Behind law, another blow to a program besieged by allegations of financial conflicts of interest and cronyism, people familiar with the matter said […]

Time to Go

CNN reported last night that “several administration officials and the House Republican Conference chairman said Friday that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales should step down, following the harsh response to his Senate testimony on last year’s firing of eight U.S. attorneys.” The consensus appears to be growing and it’s time that it’s time to go for […]