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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Rabid Republican racism

The question is not whether or not Republican Senators George Allen and Conrad Burns are racist. That’s a given. What is a surprise is that it took people so long to find out.

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Christian groups tell national leaders to go to hell

The ultra-right-wing Christian Coalition of America is running into problems with state affiliates who question the group’s leadership’s misuse of funds and ventures into non-traditional policy areas. Alabama, Ohio and Iowa has told the national office to go to hell.

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Do American troops die in vain?

AFP Photo/Mauricio Lima

AFP Photo/Mauricio Lima

President Bush is standing at the podium taking questions from the press, and time and again as you look at his glazed gaze you think you are watching a tragic twist on the old deer-in-the-headlights refrain.

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No ISO presence in Iraq

For the past 65 years, the United Service Organizations has provided familiar signs of home to American soldiers stationed abroad. Although it has camps set up in Afghanistan and Kuwait, the USO has none in Iraq.

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Graham’s grim view of world

A somber Sen. Lindsey Graham acknowledged Tuesday that he “has never been so unnerved” about the state of the world and compared the threat from Iran to the rise of Adolf Hitler before World War II.

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Biden faults Bush on Iraq

President Bush has staked out a hardline position on Iraq that is out of step with even his top military advisers and leaves the United States few options, Delaware Sen. Joe Biden said in Iowa Tuesday.

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Automated calls piss off voters

Atlanta Braves starter John Smoltz was on the phone to make a political pitch, one that Lawrence Hammond didn’t appreciate. “He’s a great pitcher,” said Hammond, a 41-year-old accountant who lives near Augusta, Ga., “but I don’t care about his political views.” Smoltz’s call was among the 18 or 19 that filled Hammond’s voicemail during a weekend beach trip last month as the Georgia primary election neared. The recorded messages praising Republican candidates may have hurt more than helped.

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Alaska voters fire Murkowski

Republican Gov. Frank Murkowski, whose perceived missteps over the past four years have turned him into one of the most unpopular governors in state history, soundly lost his bid for re-election after finishing last in a hotly contested three-way race for the Republican nomination.

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