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White House:
President Commemorates Veterans Day, Discusses War on Terror  —  Fact Sheet: Honoring America's Veterans  —  THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much.  Thank you all for coming, please be seated.  Thanks for the warm welcome.  I'm glad to be back in Pennsylvania and I'm proud to be the first sitting President to visit Monroe County.
Maria Newman / New York Times:
Bush Forcefully Attacks Critics of His Strategy in Iraq  —  President Bush lashed out today at critics of his Iraq policy, accusing them of trying to rewrite history about the decision to go to war, and saying their criticism is undercutting American forces in battle.
Washington Post:
President Bush Delivers Remarks on the War on Terrorism  —  SPEAKER: GEORGE W. BUSH, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES  —  BUSH: Thank you all for coming.  Thank you for the warm welcome.  —  I'm glad to be back in Pennsylvania, and I'm proud to be the first sitting president to visit Monroe County.
National Review:
War & Responsibility  —  EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the text of a Veterans Day speech President George W. Bush delivered at Tobyhanna Army Depot, in Pennsylvania, as released by the White House.  —  Thank you all very much.  Thank you all for coming, please be seated.  Thanks for the warm welcome.
William Branigin / Washington Post:
Bush Attacks Iraq War Critics  —  Sen. Kennedy Accuses Bush of Exploiting Veterans Day  —  President Bush lashed out today at critics of his Iraq war policy, strongly denying any manipulation of prewar intelligence and accusing his detractors of sending "the wrong signal" to U.S. troops and America's enemies.
President George W. Bush / Jewish World Review:
President's Veterans Day Speech  —  Tobyhanna is a fitting place to commemorate Veterans Day.  For the better part of a century, this facility has provided critical services for our armed forces.  Around the clock and around the world, personnel from here maintain technology that our troops use to take the fight to the enemy.
New York Times:
His Image Tarnished, Bush Seeks to Restore Credibility  —  WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 - Faced with a bleak public mood about Iraq and stung by Democratic accusations that he led the nation into war on false pretenses, President Bush is beginning a new effort to shore up his credibility and cast his critics as hypocrites.
John Cole / Balloon Juice:
An Unwillingness or Inability to Be Honest
Tom Maguire / JustOneMinute:   Bush Comes Out Swinging
Glenn Reynolds /
WELL, THE HATEMAIL HAS POURED IN after my earlier post on Bush's speech.
Discussion: Power Line
Mark Noonan / Blogs for Bush:
The President Strikes Back  —  For the longest time we on the right …
Discussion: Iowa Voice and RightFaith
Sadly, No!:   2 Dates, 1 Speech
Bill Nienhuis / PunditGuy:
Burning Bush  —  9:29 AM PST - George W. Bush is on fire.
Discussion: T. Longren
Steve Soto / The Left Coaster:
Bush Continues The "Lying Bastards" Campaign On Veteran's Day
Discussion: The Heretik
Will Lester / Associated Press:
Poll: Most Americans Say Bush Not Honest
Discussion: WTF Is It Now??
Faiz / Think Progress:
What The Senate Intel Commitee Found: Bush Admin Manipulated Case For War
Discussion: Main and Central
Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:   Bush Attacks Iraq War Critics As Undercutting War Effort
Jay / Stop The ACLU:
Bush's Speech, Calls Democrats On Rewriting History
Discussion: baldilocks and The Truth Laid Bear
Murray Waas /
Libby Testimony Is Key To Rove Inquiry  —  Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald delayed a decision on whether to seek criminal charges against Karl Rove in large part because he wants to determine whether Lewis (Scooter) Libby, the former chief of staff to Vice President Cheney …
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
Rise of the Center  —  Voters Are Choosing Performance Over Rhetoric  —  With Tuesday's elections, you could sense a small shift in the polarities that have been tugging Republicans and Democrats toward their bases.  All of a sudden the center doesn't look quite so lonely or inhospitable.
Key fugitive Saddam aide 'dead'  —  One of Saddam Hussein's closest aides, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, has died, Iraq's former ruling Baath party says.  —  "The leader of the resistance... died on 11 November, at 0220 [Thursday 2320 GMT]," the statement said.  There is no independent confirmation.
Discussion: In the Bullpen and Balloon Juice
R. Jeffrey Smith / Washington Post:
DeLay Team Weighed Misdemeanor Plea to Save GOP Post  —  Lawyers for Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) tried unsuccessfully in late September to head off felony criminal indictments against the then-majority leader on charges of violating Texas campaign law by signaling that DeLay might plead guilty to a misdemeanor …
ReddHedd / firedoglake:
Open Mouth, Insert Indictment
Aaron / aaron:
Deck O' Bloggers 2005 - Hearts Voting OPEN!!!  —  On Veterans Day, I'm initiating the voting for Hearts, those that nurtured and/or inspired (and continue to inspire!) our soldier boys.  —  If my beloved father-in-law, rest his soul, and my mother-in-law blogged, I'd have just awarded them the King and Queen of Hearts.
Associated Press:
Protesters Try to Remove Maine Peace Flags  —  WATERVILLE, Maine - Protesters led by a veterans post tried to remove a flag display placed by peace activists at a veterans cemetery, and five were charged with criminal trespass.  —  The display remained intact Friday, Veterans Day …
Kathryn Jean Lopez / The Corner on National …:
LOOK WHO'S TALKING  —  BRUCE WILLIS TELLS RITA COSBY HE WILL OFFER $1 MILLION TO ANY CIVILIAN WHO TURNS IN OSAMA BIN LADEN, AYMAN AL-ZAWAHIRI OR ABU MUSAB AL-ZARQAWI  —  Secaucus, NJ - November 11, 2005 — In an interview that aired last night on MSNBC's "Rita Cosby: Live and Direct" …

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