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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Democrats Issue Subpoenas, Call President's Bluff

Senator Leahy and the Senate Judiciary Committee issued subpoenas today for current and former White House aides, stating that the president's offer of letting them speak without being under oath was an insult to the Senate. And they're right. It's just another example of the Bush administration's... Sign in to see full entry.

Gonzalez Gets Some Breathing Room

A bunch of Republicans got together and said that although Gonzalez had mishandled the firing of the eight federal prosecutors, he'd done nothing wrong. A bunch of Democrats and a few Republicans are still calling for his head, though. A the president issued rules by which White House aides could be... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Gonzalez Apologizes For Mishandling Situation

A statement from the Attorney General's office says that Alberton Gonzalez held a conference call with his 93 prosecutors and apologized for mishandling the situation where eight federal prosecutors were dismissed. He did not, however, apologize for dismissing the prosecutors. Karl Rove, the... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, March 16, 2007

Valerie Plame -- The Spy Who Was Outed Has Sold

Valerie Plame told her story today on Capitol Hill. Before Congress, she testified to what it was like to be a covert spy for the CIA and find out that your name was known and in the newspapers, you cover blown, and your career gone. She told what it felt like to be betrayed by a government she had... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Walter Reed Step Aside, It's The Alberto Gonzalez Show

There is little doubt in anyone's mind now (and that would include many of the stauchest Bushbackers on the planet) that Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez should resign. Instead of coming forward and admitting to the mistakes his office has made with regard to the wrongful dismissal of those federal... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, March 9, 2007

Getting Right With God Makes Him No Less A Hypocrite

During the infamous impeachment proceedings against President Bill Clinton, Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was also having an extramarital affair. Since that happens all the time in political circles, it should come as no big surprise. What is surprising is Gingrich was one of Clinton's leading... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, March 8, 2007

Democrats Want Troops Out Of Iraq By August 2008

Sounds too well timed to be of much merit, but it is a start. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi unveiled the Democrats plan to attach a resolution on the end of the bill for $100 billion being appropriated to finance the war in Iraq. Part of the timetable is a list of checkpoints the Iraqis must... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Vermonters Moving To Impeach Bush And Cheney?

At least 31 town meetings across Vermont have ended in a resounding and nearly unanimous vote to impeach president George W. Bush and vice-president Dick Cheney. Braving the harsh cold, hundreds of Vermonters met and voted to oust the president and vice-president, whom they believe have constantly... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Bush Administration Heaves A Sigh Of Relief

If there is one thing that can be said about the Stewart Libby case that ended today, it is that the Bush administration got off lightly. And maybe the term "got off" should be highlighted, because Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald said that the Libby case ends the investigation, that he was not... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, March 5, 2007

McCain Shooting Himself In The Foot?

This past week saw Senator John McCain announce his candidacy for the presidency, the uproar over his use of the word "wasted" when referring to killed American troops in Iraq, and his nonappearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. Considering that his party is... Sign in to see full entry.

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