BillO’ Threatens Clinton

By |July 25th, 2007|

Americablog has the details and the comments. But one in particular stuck out to me. Reply: RE: If Hillary WIns, WIll You Be Respectful of Her? If Hillary wins, I will be respectful of our leader. If you could read my thoughts, I would be on the SS [Secret Service] watch list. This isn't simply [...]

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It’s Contempt

By |July 25th, 2007|

It's Contempt Party line vote, 22-17, the charge of contempt is levied. The House Judiciary Committee, in a straight party-line vote, approved a contempt resolution against White House Chief of Staff Josh Bolten and former White House Counsel Harriet Miers, setting up a constitutional battle between the Bush administration and Congress over executive privilege. House [...]

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Fox Pushes Patton Parody

By |July 25th, 2007|

Evidently, Fox "News" didn't get Grover's memo. "The one-paragraph explanation of what we're doing in Iraq has to have the word ‘leaving' in there," said Grover Norquist, a conservative leader and the head of Americans for Tax Reform. "If Bush would move to ‘leaving,' then other people, including the people and the [Democrats], move [...]

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Clinton Camp Clobbers Bill-O

By |July 25th, 2007|

C&L has more. Remember the 2004 election? Remember Bill O'Reilly telling Democrats that if they'd come on his show their chances would be better in the election? That any candidate who goes on his show stands a better chance with "the folks"? Remember the fight with Fox "News" over the presidential debate in Nevada? Bill-O [...]

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Clinton, Obama, and Muscular Diplomacy

By |July 24th, 2007|

Game on. Clinton and Obama are getting into it over a question raised last night having to do with diplomacy. It was bound to happen and it takes the discussion a level higher and deeper than it's been between the two candidates so far. Diplomacy has many levels, but the focus should be on what [...]

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Bring Your Cash & Your Uzi!

By |July 24th, 2007|

As part of a gun owning family, I've got a high respect for firearm ownership, as well as a strong tolerance for gun enthusiasts who appreciate the craft, as well as the history involved in gun making. I've even shot a machine gun before. But this has got to be the dumbest idea ever, though [...]

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Hell on Earth, Gonzales Edition

By |July 24th, 2007|

Christy is liveblogging the slaughter. Don't miss TPMmuckraker, or Think Progress. GONZALES: The disagreement that occurred was about other intelligence activities and the reason for the visit to the hospital was about other intelligence activities. It was not about the terrorist surveillance program that the president announced to the american people. SPECTER: Mr. Attorney General, [...]

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IRAQ: Buckle Up Until 2009

By |July 24th, 2007|

This shouldn't shock anyone. While Washington is mired in political debate over the future of Iraq, the American command here has prepared a detailed plan that foresees a significant American role for the next two years. (snip) The plan envisions two phases. The "near-term" goal is to achieve "localized security" in Baghdad and other areas [...]

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Edwards Video a Winner

By |July 23rd, 2007|

Edwards Video a Winner updated At the CNN-YouTube debate tonight, all the candidates offered YouTube videos. Clinton's bombed. What a stinker. Joe Biden's video isn't up, but it was good. Obama came out strong tonight, going at Clinton. He was on his game for the first time in these match ups, as far as I'm [...]

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NFL to Michael Vick: Stay Home

By |July 23rd, 2007|

The NFL makes the right decision. This story just broke. The first of what could be a handful of actions taken against Michael Vick by the commissioner's office has been decided. Commissioner Roger Goodell has ordered the Atlanta Falcons quarterback not to attend the team's training camp as his first step in determining Vick's future [...]

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