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A Katrina Reflection

The New Orleans Times-Picayune has an Editorial today aimed at Bush. The Times-Picayune says: Treat us fairly, Mr. President… Nobody wants to have to compete for disaster relief. But that is what Louisianians have had to do in the two years since Hurricane Katrina struck. Despite massive destruction caused by the failure of the federal […]

Anger and Sadness Mark Katrina Anniversary

Today marks the two year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. And sadly the question begs to be answered, why have “those dependent on government assistance to rebuild their lives,” been overlooked and met with delays. While middle- and upper-class neighborhoods have rebuilt using private insurance and contacts, residents of low-income areas such as the Lower 9th […]

Bush Bangs The Iran War Drum Loudly

Just when you thought we had had enough lies and terrifying predictions of the terror in the world from BushCo, think again… The Iran drum is beating loudly… In a speech to the American Legion veterans group on Tuesday, Bush demanded “that Iran end any support for extremists in Iraq “at once” and raised the […]

Kerry Says Census Statistics on Uninsured Americans Show Urgent Need for Action

The latest Census Report is out today, showing that although the poverty rate dropped in ’06, “the percentage of Americans without health insurance coverage hit a record high.” Census officials attributed the rise in uninsured Americans to 47 million from 44.8 million in 2005 mostly to Americans losing employer-provided or privately purchased health insurance. The […]

Clinton Scores UTA Endorsement

Not to be outdone by the big election ’08 news of the day just reported here below, that the IAFF has endorsed Chris Dodd, Hillary Clinton also scored a big union endorsement today as well. The United Transportation Union on Tuesday endorsed Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president, the first national […]

Dodd Gets A Powerful Boost: IAFF Endorsement

In a surprising move, the IAFF has endorsed Chris Dodd for President. Word of the endorsement was rumored a couple of days ago, it’s official now as The Hill reports: International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) President Harold Schaitberger told The Hill Monday that Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) has won the union’s coveted endorsement. In […]

Defiant… Senator Craig: ‘I am not gay’

A defiant Senator Larry Craig declared in a press conference a short time ago, “I am not gay. I never have been gay.” He asked “the people of Idaho on Tuesday to forgive him for being arrested two months ago in a police sting in a men’s room at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.” From […]

Blogger Burn Out #3…a Continuing Conversation

The use of non-profit, 527’s or businesses to support bloggers in an effort to impact the ‘conversation’ is a topic that has NOT been addressed in the Progressive/Liberal Foundation ‘World’…