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Impeachment Activists Grill Legislative Leaders
MONTPELIER, Vt. - They will not take no for an answer.More than 125 Vermonters from 56 communities congregated at the Statehouse Tuesday and sought to pressure legislators from both chambers and of all political persuasions to act on a resolution calling for President Bush's impeachment this...
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Congress Should Return Public Records To The Public
Imagine for a moment that President Hillary Clinton's first act upon taking office is an executive order giving her husband, the former president, unlimited power to keep records of his presidency secret for an indeterminate length of time. Hold the phones! Alert the right-wing blogosphere! Holy...
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Out of America
Fall of Wolfowitz Marks Twilight of the Neo-Cons
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Need For 'Czar' Shows Chaos of War
WASHINGTON -- While the nation has been fixated on the fiasco of Don Imus, a virulently self-obsessed radio/TV shock jock who should have been fired long ago for trying to pose as an adult, a much more serious breach of intelligence has occurred:The Bush White House has been in desperate search of...
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Their Arms and Their Man: Musharraf Gives and Takes For Bush-Cheney
Obsequiousness begets friends. . . . Publius Terentius Afer , Andria If you thought all the Pakistanis got for their friendship with George W. Bush was a lawsuit and eventually a bunch of F-16s think again. (The F-16s last flew into the newswires in September 2006. They were first promised to...
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Pelosi's 'Mixed Message' to Syria Is More Direct Than The President's
Vice President Dick Cheney has accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of "bad behavior" for visiting Damascus and talking to Syrian President Bashar Assad.Look who's talking -- the man who told the world he knew where the weapons of mass destruction were in Iraq in the run-up to the U.S. invasion. Have...
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The Few and Proud Can Certainly Be Female
Kathleen Parker's Easter Sunday column castigating the English Navy for sending a female sailor to war is a caveman's delight. Turning a blind eye to mountains of contrary evidence, Ms. Parker insists that military women, like Leading Seaman Faye Turney, recently famous because of her capture and...
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A Long, Contentious Grind
George W. Bush was at his best at the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association dinner two weeks ago, self-deprecating, funny, and gracious as he addressed the broadcasters.So why is it this president seems able to bring his A game only to jovial social occasions? In a series of serious...
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Cambodia Reflected in Iran Waters
When I saw pictures of the British sailors and marines, on the eve of their freedom from Iran, dressed in ill-fitting suits that Iranian tailors had run up for them, memory raced back nearly 40 years when a similar drama was being played out in another country of which the United States then...
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Sweet Little Lies
Four years into a war fought to eliminate a nonexistent threat, we all have renewed appreciation for the power of the Big Lie: people tend to believe false official claims about big issues, because they can't picture their leaders being dishonest about such things. But there's another political...
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