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Bush finally tells the truth

Probably a lot of hangovers at the Pentagon this morning. Bet a lot of high-ranking brass went out and got blasted after listening to President George W. Bush's speech about his veto of the Iraq funding bill. Or they reached for the anti-depressants after watching Bush claim that all he wants to do is listen to the military experts when it comes to his failed Iraq war.
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While Democrats posture, Bush keeps on winning

Forget, if you can, the sad fact that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is an incompetent political hack. And forget, if possible, the equally sad fact that President George W. Bush - Gonzales' boss and patron - is a lackluster leader who has lost the faith of the American people and the confidence of even his own party.
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Time to rethink our gun laws

It is time to reconsider how we sell, market and license guns in this country. I say this as a lifelong hunter, longtime member (until recently) of the National Rifle Association and owner of enough guns to arm a revolution in a small country. Like it or not, guns have become a way to settle grudges, achieve notoriety, advance causes and express one's self in our violence-prone society.
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Bush’s boys on the hot seat

Two architects of the Bush administration's dismantling of the Constitution and this nation's immersion into an ill-conceived war based on lies find themselves on the hot seat this week - one for memory lapses and the other for letting his Johnson overcome his judgment.
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Mourning in America

A Virginia State Trooper walked out of Norris Hall at Virginia Tech Monday and doubled over, puking out his breakfast. A brisk wind, gusting at times to 50 miles per hour, blew parts of the retch back onto his otherwise spotless blue and grey uniform.


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The hate stops here

Unfortunately, removing Don Imus from the radio and television broadcast airways will not remove the hate, racism, sexism and homophobia that defines America.

It will not stop those who spew such hate from finding new ways to distribute it or rationalize it.


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