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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Spying program sparks political jitters

By KATHERINE SHRADER

It could be campaign-year jitters. President Bush’s controversial eavesdropping program has irritated congressional Democrats and even some Republicans.

To some, the shift is pure politics as lawmakers worry about the November elections or look ahead to 2008. They are emboldened by fundamental legal questions about the National Security Agency’s monitoring and Bush’s weak public support on terrorism, once his bread-and-butter issue.

To others, it’s Congress reasserting itself as an equal branch of government.

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Hey Dick! Have we got a gun for you!

By BOB KERR
Providence Journal

You might want to take a look at this little baby, Mr. Vice President. It’s lightweight, air-cooled, magazine-fed and designed for shoulder or hip firing on automatic or semiautomatic.

If you’re wondering about those cold weather shoots in Wyoming, you’ll be interested to know that the bottom of the trigger guard opens to provide access to the trigger while wearing winter mittens.

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A no-win situation

By DAN K. THOMASSON

“Hello, is this the New York Daily Blab?”

“Yes.”

“Would you connect me to the national desk, please.”

“National desk.”

“Hello. This is Dick Cheney and …”

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Say what?

By LISA HOFFMAN

Scrunchies and shaved heads are hereby verboten for women. Cornrows and synthetic hair extensions are allowed.

But don’t even think of carrying your cell phone in your right hand.

Those are some of the new orders from Air Force brass to govern the appearance of their troops while in uniform.

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On a road to nowhere

By ANN McFEATTERS
Block News Alliance

If there is one thing that unites Americans, besides a reluctance to hunt with Dick Cheney, it’s frustration over the nation’s worsening traffic congestion.

Everywhere you go, people want to know how long it took you to get there.

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This dog don’t hunt

Vice President Dick Cheney’s half-hearted public acknowledgment of
responsibility for shooting a friend in a hunting “accident” last
Saturday highlights a growing rift between President George W. Bush and
the man many believe actually runs the government of the United States.

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