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John Kerry: New Iraq Policy Can’t Wait Until September

In the wake of the newly released Iraq report, Bush is in a “race against time” in thebattle to preserve his long failing Iraq War policy. On Thursday, the House passsed a measure calling for troop withdrawal by the spring and in the Senate, Senator John Kerry spoke on the urgent need for the U.S. […]

House OKs Plan to Withdraw US Troops

The House okayed a plan today to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq by spring. The measure passed 223-201 despite the threat of a veto from Bush, who is clinging to his insistence that there be no change in Iraq war policy before September. A few hours after Bush’s remarks at a press conference today on […]

Kerry on Iraq Report: Immoral to Wait to Change a Failed Policy

The WaPo reports that the White House gives “mixed marks” in the Iraq report today. Bush, in a White House news conference, said that enough progress has been made to justify release of U.S. funds that Congress made contingent on a positive assessment. He asked lawmakers to delay an effort to try to force an […]

A Novel Solution To This Executive Branch Nightmare

Recent polls indicate that President Bush’s approval rating has dropped to a record low of twenty-seven percent. Our devious vice-president, Dick Cheney, is embroiled in brewing scandals related to the replacement of eight U.S. District Judges and the Libby pardon. (sorry commutation) Therefore, I think I have both a practical and novel solution to this […]

Late Night: Justice Department Says Disregard Subpoenas

Above the law? In a broadly worded legal opinion, the Justice Department has concluded that President Bush’s former top lawyer, and possibly other senior White House officials, can ignore subpoenas from Congress to testify about the firings of U.S. attorneys. The three-page opinion raises questions about whether the Justice Department would prosecute senior administration officials […]