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U.S. Military Censors ThinkProgress

Think Progress reports they have been banned from the U.S. military network in Baghdad: The ban began sometime shortly after Aug. 22, when Ret. Maj. Gen. John Batiste was our guest blogger on ThinkProgress. Of course, the “National Review and Fox News are still accessible.” Go figure… Michael J.W. Stickings on The Reaction says, “They […]

Warner Will Not Seek Sixth Term

Senator John Warner announced today that he will not be seeking re-election. Warner “chose the north steps of the Rotunda on the University of Virginia campus, where he was a law student a half-century ago, to reveal his widely-anticipated decision that he would not seek a sixth term in 2008.” “I will conclude my service […]

Tony Snow Resigns

The White House announced Press Secretary Tony Snow’s much speculated resignation today: President Bush announced Friday that press secretary Tony Snow, who has waged a battle with cancer while manning the White House lectern, will resign and be replaced by his deputy, Dana Perino, on Sept. 14. “It’s been joy to watch him spar with […]

Larry Craig Live

Audio of Senator Larry Craig giving his statement to the arresting officer was released on Thursday. Listen here or download it from Crooks & Liars. Here’s a tidbit compliments of C&L: Sergeant: “You are sitting here lying to a police officer.” Do you pick up stray pieces of toilet paper from the floors of public […]

’08 Watch: ARG Poll Puts Clinton Well Ahead in NH

The latest ARG poll puts Hillary Clinton way ahead in NH and on the other side of the aisle, “Mitt Romney holds a narrow lead over Rudy Giuliani.” The American Research Group’s July survey had Obama and Clinton in a tie, although other New Hampshire surveys found that the former first lady held a solid […]

GAO: Little Progress On Iraq Goals

A draft of new report from the GAO shows that “Iraq has failed to meet all but three of 18 congressionally mandated benchmarks for political and military progress.” The document questions whether some aspects of a more positive assessment by the White House last month adequately reflected the range of views the GAO found within […]

Senator Larry Craig Loses Committee Leadership Posts

Senator Larry Craig’s political career appeared to be flushing down the proverbial toilet on Wednesday, in the wake of the news of his arrest and guilty plea in connection with an incident in an Minneapolis airport restroom. Fellow Republicans have “called for his resignation and party leaders ousted him from his committee leadership posts.” A […]

When The Saints Come Marching In

One more for the Katrina anniversary: