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Another Casualty at the DOJ

There’s been another casualty at the DOJ… “Justice Dept.’s No. 2 to Resign.” Deputy Attorney General Paul J. McNulty announced his resignation yesterday after 18 months on the job, becoming the fourth senior Justice Department official to quit amid the controversy surrounding the dismissal of nine U.S. attorneys last year. In a one-page letter to […]

Why is the DOD Blocking YouTube, MySpace and Other Websites?

Why is the DOD preparing to “block access to MySpace, YouTube and a host of other sites on official department computers worldwide”? Their pat answer is it’s “in an effort to boost its network efficiency.” It seems those military members visiting MySpace and YouTube are just using up too much bandwidth. Tell us another one… […]

Will the GOP Clean House or Sweep Their Courruption Under the Rug?

Oh, the tangled web some Republican House members weave… House Minority Leader John A. Boehner took his job last year with a pledge to cleanse his party’s scandal-stained reputation on Capitol Hill. In recent weeks, Boehner has been getting an unpleasant education in how hard that turns out to be. When Reps. John Doolittle (R-Calif.) […]

Bush Sets Deadline for Emissions Effort – Kerry Says Bush Announcement “Happy Talk” Must Be Matched With Action

Today, speaking in the Rose Garden, Bush “ordered federal agencies to develop a regulatory framework to lower motor vehicle emissions before the end of his term.” We’ll see where that leads… Gas prices have been rising at records rates, weeks ago the Supreme Court “executive action to address global warming,” and now, Bush is finally […]

College Education: One Student’s Plea for Help

Over the past few months I’ve spent quite a bit of time with my daughter filing out forms and getting everything in order so that she can attend college in the fall. Obtaining financial aid for college is for many students the deciding factor on whether or not they can attend college. Each year tuition […]

Common Chemicals are Linked to Breast Cancer

The Kerry’s new book, “This Moment On Earth,” continues to top the Washington, D.C. area bestsellers list. Today, the L.A. Times has a two page report on how common chemicals are linked to breast cancer. More than 200 chemicals — many found in urban air and everyday consumer products — cause breast cancer in animal […]

Conductor Guy?

Just when the orchestra thought it was safe to strike up the band after Bush delivered remarks at the ceremonies marking the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Conductor Guy appeared with an itch to lead the band. And then, he followed his debut as Conductor Guy, with a kiss to the top of […]