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Torture Her!
So Monica Goodling doesn't want to answer questions on Capitol Hill, eh? This top official in the Justice Department, who serves as its liaison to the White House, is now refusing to answer any congressional questions about the US attorneys scandal. You know, the one in which George and Dick and...
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The Cunningham Scandal: A White House Link?
It's a cliche: what a difference a Democratic congressional majority makes. The US attorney scandal, Walter Reed, the suppression of global warming data, the FBI's misuse of national security letters--Democratic legislators have been demanding documents, testimony and answers. Given that they now...
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Hooked On Weapons: Unfortunately It's Us
Vice President Dick Cheney has said it would be "a serious mistake if a nation such as Iran were allowed to become a nuclear power." He did not enumerate the reasons, but a logical person would assume it has something to do with keeping a doomsday-rendering weapon from the hands of a vengeful and...
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American Kangaroo Court Claims Its First Victim
It is appropriate that a person from Australia, home of the kangaroo, should be the first one dragged before the kangaroo court at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay. David Hicks, imprisoned there for more than five years, pleaded guilty Monday to providing material support for terrorism. The...
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Iran Plays Into Bush's Hand
T his is how wars often start. With little provocations that escalate out of control. When Tehran seized 15 British sailors on Friday for allegedly being in Iranian waters, George Bush and Dick Cheney must have let out a cheer. This is just the kind of thing they've been praying for. Now Bush and...
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Cheney Speech at BYU Causes Outcry
At BYU -- in the heart of what has been called the reddest county in the nation -- the mere possibility of Vice President Dick Cheney coming to campus is getting some blue blood boiling. Cheney is scheduled to be Brigham Young University's keynote speaker at this year's graduation ceremonies. While...
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Why Dick and Nancy Will Never be President via Impeachment
One argument I hear over and over when I talk about the need to impeach President Bush for high crimes against the Constitution is that it can never happen because "then we'd have Dick Cheney for president." A second argument is that impeachment could never happen because even if Bush and Cheney...
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666 Days Left For The Devil Down In DC
It's time for another party. Last time we got together for a drink, we were celebrating a milestone — we'd broken a thousand days left in the Bush administration. It was the 999 party. That was last April. About a hundred people showed up, including the Raging Grannies and some members of my...
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We Failed, Says Pro-War Iraqi
Kanan Makiya, an Iraqi exile under Saddam and a key intellectual inspiration for the US policy of 'regime change' in Iraq, has admitted he failed to foresee the consequences for his country of the invasion four years ago. In an interview in yesterday's New York Times, Makiya, author of Republic of...
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Cheney: Early Iraq Pullout Won't Be Allowed
US Vice President Dick Cheney has assured political allies that an early withdrawal of US forces from Iraq would not be allowed, despite efforts by Congress to impose a deadline on US combat operations there. The comments late Saturday followed a historic vote Friday in the House of Representatives...
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