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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Full spin cycle

Get ready. The White House spin machine is spooling up and the rhetoric is spilling out like diarrhea.

Bush is claiming “encouraging signs of progress” in Iraq and Afghanistan.

This, of course, comes from the same folks who claimed “Mission Accomplished” four years ago and said Iraqis would welcome American troops as “liberators.”

Spin. Just another word for lies.

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Mostly barbecue and carnival

Mitt Romney, as expected, won the GOP straw poll in Iowa Saturday.

But does the win, or anything else in that polls, really mean anything in the long term?

Good question. It may have been more carnival than reality but then politics is often more carnival than substance.

We’re still months away from any real vote in the 2008 campaign season and, until then, all bets are off.

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Troops need more rest

Rep. Ellen Taucher says our troops need more rest.

OK. How? Every attempt to force the Bush Administration and the Pentagon to extend the length of time between deployments to the failed war in Iraq comes up empty.

Want to give the troops more rest? We have a solution.

Bring them home — permanently.

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5 American soldiers killed near Baghdad

Five more of America’s finest sacrificed to the lunacy of President George W. Bush.

Five more American soldiers dead in Baghdad.

Bush says we will stay in Iraq “until the job is done.”

What is that job? The death of every single American soldier in the country?

Sometimes it seems that way.

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Romney wins Iowa straw poll

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won an easy and expected victory in a high-profile Iowa Republican Party Straw Poll on Saturday, claiming nearly twice as many votes as his nearest rival.

Romney had been expected to win the test because he spent millions of dollars and months of effort on an event that was skipped by two of his major rivals.

Romney scored 4,516 votes, or 31.5 percent, to outpace former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee who had 2,587 votes, or 18.1 percent. Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback was third with 2,192 votes, 15.3 percent.

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