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Memorial Day 2006: The Bush Administration and it's Absence of Credibility

On this Memorial Day after watching Don Rumsfeld and President Bush stand shoulder to shoulder at Arlington Cemetery I could not help but keep thinking about these two very important words.... “Credibility Gap” Last year the following was posted at...
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Fish or Cut Bait?

US Senate passes immigration reform bill [JURIST] The US Senate has approved the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006 by a vote of 62-36. Thirty-two of the thirty-six senators voting against the bill were Republicans, including Trent Lott, Rick Santorum,...
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National Security, the Press and the First Amendment

Earlier today on ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," buried within the rhetoric of the current hot button emotional issue of immigration reform and English as a national language, the gloves truly came off on the issue of the First...
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Surprised? WaPo Blogger and Ex-Bush Administration Aide a Plagiarist?

This past Thursday Todd Gitlin had posted a piece about The Washington Post’s hiring of’s Ben Domenech titled: Washington Post: Craven or Principled?I’d venture a guess to say that the Post was downright derelict in it’s vetting process of...
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Another mention of the Espionage Act

First I must say, it just does my heart good to see these folks in the White House be made to endure a bit of their own type of medicine: From CNN today... But the investigation has taken a toll...
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Fitzgerald and the Espionage Act?

This all takes me back to where I posted a comment in Having Plame Withdrawals?  Aug 16, 2005. See: 18 U.S.C. § 641. See: 18 U.S.C. § 793. Now with either one of those hanging over one's head it would...
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Lake Pontchartrain Levee Break - Orleans Parish

Lake Pontchartrain Levee Break - Orleans Parish It has been confirmed by the Louisiana State Police that there has been a two-block long breach of the 17th Street & Canal levee that holds back Lake Pontchartrain from entering Orleans Parish....
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Top Ten Facts on Social Security -

From: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities [email protected] Basics: Top Ten Facts on Social Security's 70th AnniversaryPDF of this report (5pp.) By Jason Furman August 11, 2005 Fact #1: About half of the elderly have incomes that, without Social...


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