Articles of Interest
June 14, 2007, 1:00am

The Bush administration and military leaders in Washington are always claiming that they will do anything to support American troops fighting in Iraq. That makes it all the more infuriating to learn that, for more than two years, the Pentagon … Read more »

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June 13, 2007, 1:00am

The most remarkable thing about the debate on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales this week was what didn’t happen. Barely a word was said in praise of him or his management of the Justice Department.

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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 »

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June 10, 2007, 1:00am

Who would you rather share a foxhole with: a gay soldier or Mitt Romney?

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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 »

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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.

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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 »

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June 05, 2007, 1:00am

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
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 »

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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 »

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