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Olbermann: “Nothing Accomplished”

Olbermann was on the money yesterday when he noted that “Four years after Mission Accomplished, it’s blame-transmission, accomplished.” Nothing accomplished… The President vetoes spend-and-end, the troops don’t get funding… and it’s not his fault, of course. As the war slogs onward, Countdown takes a look at the evolution of the selling of the war, from […]

Veto Accomplished

Mark Fiore on the big VETO … Veto Accomplished — check it out!

Subpoena Issued for Rove’s Emails

The Hill noted today that “Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) issued a subpoena Wednesday for all e-mails from White House adviser Karl Rove that relate to the firings of eight U.S. attorneys” and sent a letter to Alberto Gonzales criticizing the DoJ for not “being responsive” to prior Congressional requests. “Attached please find […]

Dems Tosing Punches

Chris Dodd is currently the only presidential candidate to “voice support for the measure being sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wisc.) that would set a date certain for not just withdrawal of American troops but for funding for the war.” After the David Geffen flap, Dems were placing nice, […]

John Kerry: Fight Back Against the Veto

In Bush’s world there is no room for a compromise on Iraq. That goes for quite a few other Republicans too. So, it looks like it’s time to fight back and fight back harder. Here’s a message from John Kerry about what you can do: When I first introduced legislation with Russ Feingold to set […]

Romney & Cult Fiction

Mitt Romney, the Mormon Republican candidate for president has stepped in it again. This time by declaring “on national TV his favorite novel is Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard’s “Battlefield Earth.”” What could Romney be thinking touting the cult fiction of L. Ron Hubbard? … Stephen Prothero, head of Boston University’s religion department and the […]