June 13, 2007, 1:00am
“Our addiction to oil has grown into a three-pronged crisis: threatening our economy, our national security and our environment,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) at a speech this week at the Center for American Progress Action Fund.
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June 11, 2007, 1:00am
Today, the Senate will hold a very rare no confidence vote. The nonbinding resolution introduced by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) would express the “sense of the Senate” that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales “no longer holds the confidence of the American … Read more »
June 07, 2007, 1:00am
The Surgeon General of the United States is supposed to be “America’s chief health educator.” But unfortunately, it is unlikely that Holsinger will give the American public sound “scientific” advice. Holsinger has a long history of prejudice toward gays and … Read more »
June 06, 2007, 1:00am
The jail sentence and fine imposed on Scooter Libby, the former chief of staff for Vice President Dick Cheney, are an appropriate… Read more »
June 06, 2007, 1:00am
While Washington lawmakers play procedural games with an out-of-control executive branch, Iraqi legislators are working to bring an end to the occupation of their country.
From AlterNet… Read more »
June 05, 2007, 1:00am
An Inconvenient Summit
Every year, eight of the world’s top industrialized nations tackle an ambitious global agenda at the Group of Eight (G8) summit. Whereas previous years’ summits have been “chilled” by discussion of the U.S. blunder in … Read more »
June 04, 2007, 1:00am
In 1964, when the Vietnam War “was only a small dark cloud on the very distant horizon,” President Lyndon Johnson privately told National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy, “I just stayed awake last night thinking of this thing, and the more … Read more »
June 02, 2007, 1:00am
When it comes to the federal budget, the Bush administration wants to look both prudent and generous. It’s neither.
From The New York Times… Read more »
May 31, 2007, 1:00am
With the Iraq supplemental debate behind them, both Democrats and Republicans have begun rallying around a September deadline to reassess President Bush’s escalation strategy.
From the Center for American Progress… Read more »