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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

New boss same as the old boss?

Are political blogs the "new frontier" as promoted or just another place for partisan hacks to get rich by playing "politics as usual?"  Recent controvsersies surrounding the successful Daily Kos web site suggest the whole thing may just may be another political con game.

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Cooking the books

Even though intelligence experts knew claims about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction came from a known liar, the Bush administration ignored the warnings and told the American public and the world the claims were true.

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Norquist gets nailed

Long-time Washington watchers have know conservative anti-tax activist Grover Norquist’s habit of playing fast and loose with the rules would catch up with him.

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BIA broke rules on nuke lease

The Bureau of Indian Affairs’ approval of a lease agreement for storing nuclear waste on the Skull Valley Goshute reservation in Utah may have been issued contrary to Interior Department policy at the time.

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Dean: Time for the troops to come home

The United States should begin pulling troops out of Iraq this year, the head of the Democratic Party said on Saturday as he accused Republicans of lacking a plan to move forward after more than three years of violence.

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Bush launches yet another power grab

President Bush on Saturday pressed Congress for expanded veto power to rein in spending, which has exploded during his tenure to $2.7 trillion to the anger of his fiscal conservative supporters.

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How access is bought and sold in Washington

Wanted: Face time with President Bush or top adviser Karl Rove. Suggested donation: $100,000. The middleman: lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Blunt e-mails that connect money and access in Washington show that prominent Republican activist Grover Norquist facilitated some administration contacts for Abramoff’s clients while the lobbyist simultaneously solicited those clients for large donations to Norquist’s tax-exempt group.

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