WASHINGTON — The war in Iraq is the issue in the critical Nov.7 election — and it should be.
If Republicans now struggling to get elected or re-elected to the House and Senate aren’t saying so publicly, or in so many words, they should be. They ought to be telling the president to stop holding press conferences, stay out of their districts and just generally stay out of sight.
When a devout Muslim taxi driver refuses to take you where you want to go because you have luggage containing alcohol, the only appropriate response is, “shut up and drive.”
WASHINGTON — If the Democrats win control of the House in the Nov. 7 mid-term elections, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., would likely be the first woman in U.S. history to become speaker of the House.
It’s now less than three weeks before the historic 2006 mid-term elections and there are no signs of a momentum shift. We are now watching a gigantic train wreck unfolding in extra slow motion. As the collision approaches, you can almost hear the Republicans uttering Darth Vader’s infinitely-slow, drawn out […]
In 1995, I arrived in Washington, DC as a fresh faced and doe-eyed twenty five year old. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a living, but I thought working on Capitol Hill might be interesting and the big buildings looked kind of cool. Although I had just […]
WASHINGTON — President Bush on Tuesday signed the law that legalizes the administration’s shameful treatment of detainees suspected of terrorism.
It trumps by a considerable degree every other grizzly fact, incident or trend in the Iraq fiasco to date. The highly-credible survey published yesterday in the on-line edition of The Lancet reports that 654,965 Iraqis have died as the direct result of George Bush’s unilateral, unprovoked military invasion of a […]
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State James Baker is riding to the rescue of President Bush. So what else is new?
One of the most successful techniques used by the right wing is creating shadow organizations designed to ape mainstream institutions in an effort to undermine them. By deceptively using scientific names and manipulating research, much of the public can’t tell the difference between the reputable groups and the reputed ones.