GORE BLASTS BUSH FOR 'DANGEROUS BREACH' — Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C. — Congressman Barr and I have disagreed many times over the years, but we have joined together today with thousands of our fellow citizens-Democrats and Republicans alike-to express our shared concern that America's Constitution is in grave danger.
The perils of unchecked power — A former attorney general remembers the bugging of Martin Luther King Jr. — THE RECENT controversy over warrantless national security telephone taps, coupled with Martin Luther King's birthday, remind me of my time in the Department of Justice in the 1960s.
A man without borders — Martin Luther King's appeal for peace with justice is as relevant as ever in our troubled world. — Although he rose to national prominence fighting racial segregation in the South, many of the issues roiling the United States 38 years after his assassination would be very familiar to Martin Luther King Jr.
Globalizing King's Legacy — OFFICIAL celebrations of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday turn 20 years old this week. — Like that of Dr. King's late colleague Rosa Parks, the name behind our 10th national holiday carries more resonance than impact - noble, universal, yet bounded by race and time.
Gore Is Sharply Critical of Bush Policy on Surveillance — Former Vice President Al Gore said today that recent revelations that the Bush administration monitored domestic telephone conversations without obtaining warrants "virtually compels the conclusion that the president of the United States …
Is a fake staged photo fit to print? What if it staged in a way that makes the US forces fighting the War on Terror look cruel and ineffective? The evidence argues that yes, it can run, and in a prominent position - at least in the case of the New York Times website.
Update 2: Feinstein Warns Against Alito Filibuster — A Democrat who plans to vote against Samuel Alito sided on Sunday with a Republican colleague on the Senate Judiciary Committee in cautioning against a filibuster of the Supreme Court nominee. — "I do not see a likelihood of a filibuster …
The Tehran-Caracas Axis — Hugo Chávez and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are more than just pen pals. — With Iranian nuclear aspirations gaining notice, it's worth directing attention to the growing relationship between Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez.
Iran issues stark warning on oil price — War of words over trade sanctions — Iran stepped up its defiance of international pressure over its nuclear programme yesterday by warning of soaring oil prices if it is subjected to economic sanctions. As diplomats from the US, Europe, Russia …
The vanishing anchorman — The number of male newscasters on TV has reached an all-time low. What's the story? — In the television news industry, a good man is getting hard to find. — The numbers say as much: After dominating TV news for decades, male anchors are now in the minority nationwide …
GOP Hopes Ney Removal Will Aid Reform — WASHINGTON - The House Republican leadership has achieved its goal of separating Rep. Bob Ney (news, bio, voting record), the committee chairman implicated in a burgeoning scandal, from GOP efforts to change how Congress interacts with lobbyists and their clients.
Rice Again Rules Out 2008 White House Run — Not even a vote of confidence from Laura Bush can change Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's mind about running for president in 2008. — Before leaving for Africa, the first lady predicted the United States soon would have a female president _ a Republican, and maybe even Rice.
Group Seeks I.R.S. Inquiry of Two Ohio Churches — A group of religious leaders has sent a complaint to the Internal Revenue Service requesting an investigation of two large churches in Ohio that they say are improperly campaigning on behalf of a conservative Republican running for governor.
Boehner, Blunt or Shadegg? — Conservatives now have a chance to take back the House. — "We're going to find out whether Republicans have an appetite for a substantial reform agenda against pork spending, out-of-control budgets and deal-making politics as usual in this town."
RINO SIGHTINGS: Three Day Weekend edition — RINO SIGHTINGS: Three Day Weekend Edition — In R.I.N.O Land we have a tradition of tossing out some of the best of our best for a little viewership pleasure every week. And Since Indy was beaten in the playoffs (Curse you god) and New England lost …
About This Page:
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 5:05 PM ET, January 16, 2006.
View another snapshot:
The Web is humming with discussions on politics and current affairs.
memeorandum is page A1 for these conversations.
Auto-updated every 5 minutes, it uncovers the most relevant items from thousands of news sites and weblogs.