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Kerry Asks Cheney to Explain His Latest Effort to Shield His Office from Scrutiny

As the pressure builds on Dick Cheney today, Senator John Kerry today wrote to David Addington, the Chief of Staff to Vice President Dick Cheney and asked for details about why Cheney believes that he is not subject to agency scrutiny? Addington recently claimed that Cheney does not consider himself part of the executive branch […]

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John Kerry or Ed O’Reilly — John Kerry Has My Vote

Dave Johnson of Seeing the Forest is cross-posting madly all over the web, ostensibly soliciting bloggers’ opinions of John Kerry. Why? Who is behind this? The phrasing of the question strikes me as disingenuous in the extreme. Kerry’s declared primary opponent Ed O’Reilly’s website shows him to be thin on resume, thin on ideas, and […]

McCain to Bail by Fall?

Catching up with more ’08 presidential race news… The London Times reports today that John McCain may bail out the presdential race by fall. His campaign has been floundering for some time now. THE former presidential front-runner, John McCain, may drop out of the 2008 race by September if his fundraising dries up and his […]

Mormon Church Obtained Vietnam Draft Deferrals for Romney

The Boston Globe has a news series on Mitt Romney — The Making of Mitt Romney. The first installment is out today and it details Romney’s draft deferments during the Vietnam war: As the Vietnam War raged in the 1960s, Mitt Romney received a deferment from the draft as a Mormon “minister of religion” for […]

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Oh Good Gracious

Andrew Sullivan thinks Hillary Clinton has no feminist creds… Perhaps he’s channeling Chris Matthews or he just came up with this sexist screed on his own: Hillary Clinton had a chance to pioneer feminism. But she preferred her own ambition to her alleged principles, and when it really came down to it, she deferred to […]