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.
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 …
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.
Gore Assails Domestic Wiretapping Program — WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Al Gore called Monday for an independent investigation of President Bush's domestic spying program, contending the president "repeatedly and insistently" broke the law by eavesdropping on Americans without court approval.
Gore'd Out Of His Boots — President-Elect Al Gore is currently live on C-SPAN skewering the hell out of President-Select George W. Bush. The camera just panned the audience and there's no doubt that the rubes at Powerline, LGF, and Freeperville will beligerately claim that the near capacity crowd …
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.
18 Deaths Cancelled! — Rightie blogger Thomas Lifson says the New York Times ran a fake photo on its web site. A fake staged photo, even. … I did some detective work and learned more about where the fake staged photo came from. But first let's let Mr. Lifson rant for a while about media bias.
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.
New Orleans Mayor Says God Mad at U.S. — Mayor Ray Nagin suggested Monday that Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and other storms were a sign that "God is mad at America" and at black communities, too, for tearing themselves apart with violence and political infighting. — "Surely God is mad at America.
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 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 …
Girl, 13, Dies as Police Battle Chinese Villagers — SHANGHAI, Jan. 16 - A week of protests by villagers in China's southern industrial heartland exploded into violence over the weekend with thousands of police officers brandishing automatic weapons and using electric batons to put down the rally , residents of the village said today.
Iraq: 99 Percent of Voting Was Valid — BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq's electoral commission ruled Monday that more than 99 percent of the ballots from the Dec. 15 parliamentary elections are valid, opening the way for a new government to start coming together. — Final election results have been delayed …
Cisneros Probe Stirred Worries Of Democrats — WASHINGTON - A long-awaited report detailing an independent counsel investigation of a former secretary of housing and urban development, Henry Cisneros, outlines a coordinated effort by Clinton administration officials to first block and then limit …
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.
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