This is one hell of a story. GOP “leaders” seem to be incapable of encountering any obstacle without reacting with a lie. Major news media were told before Bush’s speech that Sheehan had “unfurled a banner” in the House chamber, something that would understandably get you instantly bounced and/or arrested. But it was never true.
The Bush Administration is without a defense on the NSA spying program. As pointed out here, their current stated defense is factually false. The Senate hearings on this (which will be rigidly controlled and steered by Arlen Specter to minimize damage to the program) are coming up. However it’s important to keep these two things […]
Washington Post– he directly lied under oath to cover up the NSA spy program. Read the perjury for yourself, after the link.
And nearly 50% say it’s OK to attack US troops.
Fascinating early look at what I think is going to become a major story in 2006.
Stunning story from truthout.org
Here are the names of those who voted to stop the filibuster, clearing the way for Alito to go onto the Supreme Cour tof the United States.
Akaka, Daniel K. (D-HI) Yes Baucus, Max (D-MT) Yes Bingaman, Jeff (D-NM) Yes Byrd, Robert C. (D-WV) Yes Cantwell, Maria (D-WA) Yes Carper, Thomas R. (D-DE) Yes Conrad, […]
See “Bigots Vote Republican,” below. This is from a flier from a “DC House Party,” featuring a Congressman, just received in Illinois by someone outraged enough to post it on the internet.
UPDATE: THE ENTIRE THING IS A HOAX. The GOP allowed this to be posted on their official website; earlier in the day, […]
Zawahiri, the murdering target of of the disastrous Pakistan airstrike which killed so many children, is alive, and just sent out a new video with studio-type production values. CNN’s sorry coverage does not include this quote from the video:
“Bush, do you know where I am? I am among the Muslim masses,” he said. […]
How much of this is the normal rate of death? The story doesn’t make it clear, but it certainly raises questions: as the services keep lowering their standards for who to accept, are these recruits in greater danger of accidental death at the hands of a Drill Instructor?