Articles of Interest
July 04, 2007, 1:00am

President Bush’s promise to change the makeup of the Supreme Court was one of his most reliable applause lines, as candidate and as president. It energized conservative activists like few other issues, kept them going in the face of other … Read more »

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July 03, 2007, 1:00am

I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby will not serve a day in prison for his felony convictions of perjury and obstruction of justice. President Bush yesterday commuted Libby’s 2.5 year prison sentence, hours after an appeals court ruled that Libby could not … Read more »

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July 02, 2007, 1:00am

Four years ago today, President Bush issued this brazen and ill-advised challenge to the Iraqi insurgents: “There are some who feel like that the conditions are such that they can attack us there. My answer is, bring them on.

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July 01, 2007, 1:00am

Another half-century could pass before Americans learn the full story of the secrets buried by Dick Cheney and his boss.

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July 01, 2007, 1:00am

After six years of kowtowing to the White House, Congress is finally challenging President Bush’s campaign to trample all legal and constitutional restraints on his power.

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July 01, 2007, 1:00am
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June 29, 2007, 1:00am

The Supreme Court ruled 53 years ago in Brown v. Board of Education that segregated education is inherently unequal, and it ordered the nation’s schools to integrate. Yesterday, the court switched sides and told two cities that they cannot take … Read more »

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June 29, 2007, 1:00am

Yesterday’s 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court in a landmark racial desegregation case, which instructed local authorities “that they cannot take modest steps to bring public school students of different races together,” marked a fitting yet disappointing conclusion to the … Read more »

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June 27, 2007, 1:00am

During a speech yesterday at Pat Robertson’s Regent University, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani indirectly blamed President Clinton for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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June 27, 2007, 1:00am

Six scientists from some of the leading scientific institutions in the United States have issued what amounts to an unambiguous warning to the world: civilisation itself is threatened by global warming.

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