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It’s All God’s Fault

With all the finger-pointing over just who may or may not be responsible for the ills that threaten our way of life these days, the real culprit is too often overlooked.

Another Private Plane Scare Sends Washington Into a Panic

Washington went into another panic mode Wednesday evening as President Bush was hurried from his residence to a safer location and people were evacuated from the White House and U.S. Capitol when a private plane ventured into restricted airspace.

Dubya OKs Spy Shakeup

President Bush granted the new national intelligence chief expanded power over the FBI on Wednesday and ordered dozens of other spy agency changes as the White House heeded a presidential commission that condemned the intelligence community for failures in Iraq and elsewhere.

Mission Unaccomplished

President Bush kicked off a campaign to reverse falling public support for the war in Iraq with a prime-time speech this week to troops at Fort Bragg, N.C. The essence of his address: "We have made progress but there is a lot more work to do." Indeed, there is and it's not going terribly well.

Republicans Praise Gitmo But Block Those Who Disagree

Republicans sing the praises of the Guantanamo prison in Cuba while blocking testimony from anyone who disagrees with their rosy view of the detainee camp that human rights advocates call a "gulag."

Bush’s Latest Lie Doesn’t Cut With Dems or Repubs

President Bush's failed attempt to once-again link his invasion of Iraq with the 9/11 terrorist attacks came under fire from both Democrats and Republicans Wednesday.

Ethics Committe Deal May Clear Way For DeLay Probe

A staffing dispute that has helped shut down the U.S. House of Representatives ethics committee and stall a long overdue investigation of scandal-ridden House Majority Leader Tom DeLay is near resolution.

Another GOP Congressman Questions Bush’s Credibility

A Colorado congressman is accusing the administration of trying to hide documents showing that President Bush sparked a surge in illegal immigration last year by proposing a guest-worker program.

Dems Demand Specifics, Not More Lies, on Iraq

While critical of President Bush's handling of the Iraq war, leading Democrats Tuesday stopped short of demanding immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from the war zone or even a timetable for cutting back combat operations.

The Big Lie

Stripped of the usual lies that have driven his Iraq policy from the start, President George W. Bush Tuesday went back to square one and played the big one – trying to tie the 9/11 terrorist attacks to his failed war.