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Thursday, December 2, 2021

The Cheney shooting: Revising history in real time

By CALVIN WOODWARD and NANCY BENAC

Vice President Dick Cheney said he didn’t immediately disclose his hunting accident because he wanted the confusing details to come out right. Instead, authorized accounts came out slowly — and often still wrong.

The result: a week of shifting blame, belatedly acknowledged beer consumption (not "zero" drinking after all) and evolving discrepancies in how the shooting happened, its aftermath and the way it was told to the nation.

"There’s a reason they call this crisis management," said corporate damage-control specialist Eric Dezenhall, "and that’s because it’s a mess."

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A game of chicken on Capitol Hill

By DALE McFEATTERS

Under White House pressure, the Senate Intelligence Committee flinched and backed away from an investigation of the Bush administration’s warrantless eavesdropping program.

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Specter faces an ethics problem

By MAEVE RESTON
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sen. Arlen Specter is defending a staff member against published charges that millions of dollars in special defense projects had been directed to companies represented by the lobbying firm led by the aide’s husband.

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Hey! What happened to the racism?

By STAR PARKER

The House released its investigative report on Hurricane Katrina this week, under the title "A Failure of Initiative." The report is an indictment of government failure at all levels _ federal, state and local.

In 379 pages, plus 141 appendices, the report documents government failure in major areas that, if handled better, could have reduced the death and damage caused by Katrina.

But it is also important to note what the report does not say. Nowhere is there any conclusion that the poor response resulted from racism.

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Hey! What happened to the racism?

The House released its investigative report on Hurricane Katrina
this week, under the title “A Failure of Initiative.” The report is an
indictment of government failure at all levels _ federal, state and
local.

Read More »

Specter faces an ethics problem

Sen. Arlen Specter is defending a staff member against published
charges that millions of dollars in special defense projects had been
directed to companies represented by the lobbying firm led by the
aide’s husband.

Read More »

Partisan political pukes

Republicans are corrupt. So are Democrats.
Republicans abuse power. So do Democrats. Republicans put their own
narrow-focus, special-interest fed agenda ahead of the welfare of
America. Got a newsflash for you. So do Democrats.

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