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Bomb, Bomb Iran
Hillary seemed rattled. Up until now, she has displayed remarkable imperturbability - gliding along with the help of good lighting, a hearty guffaw and a clever husband. But on Sunday in New Hampton, Iowa, Hillary lost her cool at last. Sparring with a voter on Iran, she sounded defensive and...
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Three Iraqs Worse Than One?
WASHINGTON -- With a strong majority of U.S. citizens favouring withdrawal from Iraq within a year and presidential elections set for 2008, Democrats and moderate Republicans continue to face an uphill struggle to force President George W. Bush to change course. But as many Washington insiders have...
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The Democrats Who Enable Bush
President Bush has no better friends than the spineless Democratic congressional leadership and the party's leading presidential candidates when it comes to his failing Iraq policy. Those Democrats seem to have forgotten that the American people want U.S. troops out of Iraq, especially since Bush...
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To Find Out Something Only Dead Men Know
So much of life is happenstance, incidental to where we think we're bound and who we imagine or pretend we are. A chance encounter, an unanticipated experience, a man we meet or a book we read or some disease or disaster transforms us. Two roads diverge and we strike off into the woods taking...
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We Count, They Don't
At least Caesar was just commenting on reality when he wrote that "all Gaul is divided into three parts." Last week, Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Joe Biden attempted to create reality when an overwhelming majority of the U.S. Senate voted for his non-binding resolution to divide Iraq into...
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Pre-Empting the Next War
With the Senate embracing the reckless Kyl-Lieberman amendment, we've moved one step closer to attacking Iran. But there's still time for Congress to assert itself against yet another needless war with massive destructive potential. By defining Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps, a core branch of...
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A Divided Iraq Unites Against Partition Plan
Even US Embassy Opposes Resolution
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Congress Quietly Approves Billions More for Iraq War
The Senate agreed on Thursday to increase the federal debt limit by $850 billion -- from $8.965 trillion to $9.815 trillion -- and then proceeded to approve a stop-gap spending bill that gives the Bush White House at least $9 billion in new funding for its war in Iraq. Additionally, the...
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Biden One-Ups Bush
In for a penny, in for a pound. What the heck-the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have already soaked up $808 billion, so why quarrel about the Bush administration's request this week for $50 billion more in supplementary spending? That's on top of the $141 billion in supplementary spending already...
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Craven Fools
Craven fools. The 22 Democrats and supposed Republican moderates who paid homage to the right-wing slander machine by voting to disavow Moveon.org yesterday once more demonstrated why they're considered sunshine patriots who can't be trusted when things get tough. This isn't anything new...
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