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President Bush’s Approval Rating is 19 percent

Jimmy Carter’s 21 percent in the late 1970s was the lowest approval rating for a sitting president ever until today.  A new survey by the American Research Group puts President George W. Bush’s approval rating at 19 percent. A full 78 percent of Americans feel the economy is in bad shape and on the economy…

Castro Resigns! Now What?

If a picture paints 1000 words, then why am I still typing? HAVANA (AP) – An ailing, 81-year-old Fidel Castro resigned as Cuba’s president Tuesday after nearly a half-century in power, saying he will not accept a new term when parliament meets Sunday. The end of Castro’s rule – the longest in the world for…

A Letter to the President on FISA

From the Speaker’s Office: “…in the remote possibility that a new terrorist organization emerges that we have never previously identified, the NSA could use existing authority under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to monitor those communications…In an emergency, NSA or the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) may begin surveillance immediately, and a FISA Court…

Government/Corporate Partnership Gone Wild!

“Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power.” – Benito Mussolini Talk about your public/private partnerships! This is scary. Forget the extra-constitutional power this gives an exclusive club of people for a minute… We’ve got Blackwater training to secure the county in the event of martial…

Run Up to Iraq War: A Searchable Database of Lies and the Lying Liars Who Told Them

Saw this in the Boston Globe’s site this morning; its’ an AP story: WASHINGTON—A study by two nonprofit journalism organizations found that President Bush and top administration officials issued hundreds of false statements about the national security threat from Iraq in the two years following the 2001 terrorist attacks. The study concluded that the statements…

One Year To Go….

Until the newly elected Democratic president raises her/his hand to take the Oath of Office and the miserable failure that is the administration of George W. Bush comes to a bitter end.     The President is a lame duck now, but still in a position to further damage this country at home and abroad. Predictions…